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By Mary O’Keefe | November 20, 2008
On Wednesday morning the La Cañada Flintridge Outreach Committee handed a check in the amount of $41,163.62 to the La Cañada Flintridge Educational Foundation. The donation stems from the Third Annual Dinner and Silent Auction fundraiser that was held on Nov. 1. The organization reaches out to Korean families to raise money and help with any questions concerning public schools and the role the educational foundation plays. “This money came from the dinner and silent auction,” said Lucy Park, president of the committee.
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By Mary O'Keefe | November 6, 2008
Law enforcement officials are seeking he public’s help regarding a pedestrian versus vehicle accident on Foothill and La Cañada boulevards. On Tuesday, Nov. 4, at about 8 a.m., while crossing the street on Foothill Boulevard just west of La Cañada Boulevard, Heung Min, 78, and her son Jun Cho, 48, of La Cañada were struck by a vehicle driven by Alexandra Horne,44, also of La Cañada. According to Sgt. Mark Slater, the woman and her son were out walking their dog, They were in the crosswalk just west of La Cañada Boulevard when driver Horne struck them.
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January 17, 2008
There?s good news for people who might have shared my concern that not all was well in Sewer District 3: everything?s going reasonably well there and there is, unequivocally, no scam, despite what one of our residents reported to us. I was assured of these facts by Dan Deming, executive vice president of Ken Thompson Co., the firm installing sewers in District 3. Deming gave me a friendly call at the office Tuesday afternoon. He was responding to my column last week ? and to a news story written by staff member Ruth Longoria ?
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By Chris Sutton | June 3, 2004
Six-year resident Christine Kim wanted to assist other Korean families in crossing the culture lines in the education process of their children in the La Cañada School Unified District. Three years ago, she formed an informal information group, who call themselves Korean American Parents. The organization's goal is to work together to benefit the students and the schools. "A child's education is the number one priority in Korean families and culture. Parents will do anything to make sure their child has the best education possible.
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By Susan E. James | February 15, 2007
The battle of the studio-made movie versus the independent auteur rages on in Hollywood but a Spanish revolution of new voices has changed the scene dramatically. No longer are Latino directors part of a fringe network making foreign language films seen only in art houses. Suddenly in crossover English new Latino directors from Mexico have found an international audience and entered the mainstream of movie magic. Born within four years of each other and all self-taught, three filmmakers in particular, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Guillermo del Toro and Alfonso Cuaron, have broken the foreign language film barrier by moving seamlessly back and forth between Spanish and English-language films, bringing to their more commercial productions the rhythms and perceptions of their Mexican heritage.
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By Mary O’Keefe | November 20, 2008
On Wednesday morning the La Cañada Flintridge Outreach Committee handed a check in the amount of $41,163.62 to the La Cañada Flintridge Educational Foundation. The donation stems from the Third Annual Dinner and Silent Auction fundraiser that was held on Nov. 1. The organization reaches out to Korean families to raise money and help with any questions concerning public schools and the role the educational foundation plays. “This money came from the dinner and silent auction,” said Lucy Park, president of the committee.
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By Mary O'Keefe | November 6, 2008
Law enforcement officials are seeking he public’s help regarding a pedestrian versus vehicle accident on Foothill and La Cañada boulevards. On Tuesday, Nov. 4, at about 8 a.m., while crossing the street on Foothill Boulevard just west of La Cañada Boulevard, Heung Min, 78, and her son Jun Cho, 48, of La Cañada were struck by a vehicle driven by Alexandra Horne,44, also of La Cañada. According to Sgt. Mark Slater, the woman and her son were out walking their dog, They were in the crosswalk just west of La Cañada Boulevard when driver Horne struck them.
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January 17, 2008
There?s good news for people who might have shared my concern that not all was well in Sewer District 3: everything?s going reasonably well there and there is, unequivocally, no scam, despite what one of our residents reported to us. I was assured of these facts by Dan Deming, executive vice president of Ken Thompson Co., the firm installing sewers in District 3. Deming gave me a friendly call at the office Tuesday afternoon. He was responding to my column last week ? and to a news story written by staff member Ruth Longoria ?
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