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June 7, 2007
La Crescenta musician Yumi Man will be taking the stage at the prestigious Walt Disney Concert Hall as one of three soloists performing ir the sixth annual benefit concert Believe in the Power of Music on Thursday evening, June 14. At the young age of 19, Man is already an accomplished violinist having played previously at the Los Angeles Music Center, Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Ravinia Festival, the Hollywood Bowl and other renowned stages....
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By Ruth Longoria | June 25, 2009
This week’s La Cañada Valley Sun All-Star, Chris Omae, managed to make time during his senior year for music and inventions, as well as his studies at La Cañada High School. Omae, 17, is heading off to college this fall at the University of Miami, where he will study music engineering and technology. Omae is the son of Roger and Ann Omae. He was born in Connecticut and moved to La Cañada with his family when he was 5 years old. He previously attended La Cañada Elementary School and La Cañada High 7/8. Omae’s primary passion is music.
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April 12, 2007
The quintet of musicians that make up the String Family Players have shared their joy in the wonders of music with audiences of all ages since its founding in 1986. They will bring their passion to the Glendale High School auditorium in a performance on Sunday, April 22 at 2:30 p.m. Presenting a variety of pieces encompassing four centuries, their enthusiastic programs vividly illustrate the power of music. The String Family Players have performed thousands of concerts under the auspices of the Los Angeles Music Center Education Division, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Long Beach Symphony, Rhodes Foundation, and many others.
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March 15, 2007
Nancy Harahan will be presented the Light of Learning Award for her outstanding contributions to the Los Angeles Public Library's programs and services on Thursday, May 17. Harahan is a founding member of The Council of the Library Foundation?a group of volunteers committed to benefiting the Los Angeles Public Library by facilitating special programs and fundraising events that increase public awareness of the programs and services of the Library. She served as president of The Council from 2000 to 2002 and has played a key role in the success of numerous Library Foundation projects.
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By Lynn Duvall Valley Sun | August 30, 2007
After many years of serving as co-principal with Mike Livingston, Linda Evans takes the helm alone this year at Crescenta Valley High School, which serves the greater La Crescenta/Montrose area as well as La Cañada families that live between Castle Road and the western boundary of this city. A graduate of Crescenta Valley High herself, Evans? teaching staff and a large corps of volunteers include many alumni. Consequently, the high school maintains continuity as a community, a unique characteristic for a school of its size.
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February 2, 2006
Two-time guest on the Tonight Show will perform at the Pasadena Symphony's Musical Circus Feb. 4When storyteller and actor David Prather last appeared at The Pasadena Symphony's free Musical Circus for families with young children, he arrived as "Mr. Beethoven," to introduce the audience of fledgling music lovers to one of classical music's most renowned composers. On Feb. 4, when Prather returns to the Musical Circus, the performance will have a slightly different twist. This time, Prather will introduce the children to an aspiring young musician no older than they are: 7-year-old cellist and pianist Marc Yu, who is already well on his way to achieving his dream of performing Beethoven at Carnegie Hall.
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February 8, 2004
Roy A. Anderson, former chairman and chief executive officer of Lockheed (now Lockheed Martin Corporation) from Sept. 1977 to Dec. 1985, died at his La Canada home Oct. 18 following a long illness. Anderson served on Lockheed's board of directors from 1977 to 1990 and was named chairman emeritus in 1987. His employment at Lockheed spanned 30 years. He was born in Ripon, California on December 15, 1920. A certified public accountant, he received his bachelor's degree in economics and accounting and master's degree in business administration from Stanford University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.
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November 22, 2007
  BENEFITS Lineage Dance Benefit Concert — Nov. 30, at 8 p.m . Lineage Dance will support Elizabeth House with a benefit dance concert that blends the grace and fluidity of ballet with the athletic dynamics of contemporary dance. Elizabeth House is a shelter for homeless pregnant women and their children dedicated to changing lives one family at a time. Located in Pasadena, Elizabeth House provides a safe home, support and hope for women who find themselves pregnant and in a time of crisis.
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December 22, 2005
HOLIDAY HAPPENINGS Holiday Train Ride -- The Travel Town Railroad. The hours are from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Open every evening through Dec. 23. Cost: $6 each person, infants under 19 months of age are free. Travel Town Museum, 5200 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles. For more information, call 881-2586 or the ticket office at (323) 662-9678. HOLIDAY PERFORMANCES Latin Jazz Holiday Concert -- 7 p.m. Wed. Dec. 28 and 7 p.m. Thurs.
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By Ruth Longoria | June 25, 2009
This week’s La Cañada Valley Sun All-Star, Chris Omae, managed to make time during his senior year for music and inventions, as well as his studies at La Cañada High School. Omae, 17, is heading off to college this fall at the University of Miami, where he will study music engineering and technology. Omae is the son of Roger and Ann Omae. He was born in Connecticut and moved to La Cañada with his family when he was 5 years old. He previously attended La Cañada Elementary School and La Cañada High 7/8. Omae’s primary passion is music.
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June 7, 2007
La Crescenta musician Yumi Man will be taking the stage at the prestigious Walt Disney Concert Hall as one of three soloists performing ir the sixth annual benefit concert Believe in the Power of Music on Thursday evening, June 14. At the young age of 19, Man is already an accomplished violinist having played previously at the Los Angeles Music Center, Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Ravinia Festival, the Hollywood Bowl and other renowned stages....
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