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By Joe Piasecki, joe.piasecki@latimes.com | May 25, 2011
With its high hopes and unrivaled support for local public education, La Cañada Flintridge is known as a community that cares deeply about its children. Over the years, a number of La Cañadans who support L.A.’s Catholic Big Brothers Big Sisters mentorship program have quietly extended that concern to kids who haven’t had all the breaks. Such willingness to make a positive impact on young lives is perhaps no better illustrated than by Vance “Mike” Trueblood, who was recently named National Big Brother of the Year from among approximately 170,000 volunteers for nearly 400 Big Brothers groups.
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By Walter Campbell | August 28, 2008
At first glance, you wouldn?t think much has changed at Flintridge Preparatory School, but that?s because most of what?s changed can?t be observed in a glance. A majority of the school?s renovations for 2008 are in policy and programs, not physical additions. Sure there are the blatant changes to the gymnasium. New flooring, new seating, remodeled locker rooms, and air conditioning for the first time ever will make the gym ?more functional and more comfortable,? Headmaster Peter Bachman predicts.
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April 6, 2011
La Cañada Flintridge Mayor Pro Tem Steve Del Guercio will be among those honored when Mentoring & Partnership for Youth Development holds its annual awards dinner Saturday at Brookside Golf Course. The organization is recognizing: Del Guercio, of the firm Demetriou, Del Guercio, Springer & Francis, LLP Attorneys at Law; Sam Kantar, district manager, McDonald’s; Lisa Wilson, program director of Flintridge Foundation; and the Pasadena Unified School District for their efforts toward providing mentorship to young males attending John Muir High School.
FEATURES
April 27, 2006
Hillsides will celebrate and recognize youth and adults who have made a difference in their communities through service projects at its fourth annual Children Stand For Children Celebration Banquet on at 6 p.m. on May 4 at Hillsides' Auditorium, 940 Avenue 64 in Pasadena. Children Stand for Children ? Transforming the Next Generation through Service ? is an advocacy program sponsored by Hillsides, a residential and community treatment that creates safe places for children at risk and their families.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 25, 2006
East West Players, the nation's premier Asian American theatre organization, is accepting scholarship applications for acting classes in its Actors Conservatory and playwriting workshops through its David Henry Hwang Writers Institute. Artists who wish to pursue the performing arts as a career, as well as individuals seeking personal creative exploration are encouraged to apply. Applications will be accepted until May 31,for all classes taking place September 1, 2006 - August 31, 2007.
FEATURES
June 1, 2007
Tournament of Roses Foundation President Diane Scott distributed grant checks totaling more than $63,000 to 14 civic, educational and cultural organizations in the San Gabriel Valley at the Tournament of Roses Foundation Grant Award Reception held May 16 at Tournament House. Eight of the 14 organizations funded are first-time grant recipients. Established in 1983, the Tournament of Roses Foundation is a non-profit corporation that manages charitable contributions on behalf of the Tournament of Roses.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 21, 2005
Art Center College of Design has been awarded a grant of $450,000 from the James Irvine Foundation to support diversification of its Public Programs initiatives, announced Scarlett Powers Osterling, senior vice president of institutional advancement. "This grant is the first of its kind for Art Center to increase diversity within and access to the College's Saturday High and Art Center at Night programs for high school-age and pre-collegiate youth," said Osterling. "Art Center will use the grant to support a three-year community outreach program for student recruitment and scholarships to diversify the student population in its public programs."
FEATURES
April 15, 2010
Mentorship program showcased today Portfolios and projects of students participating in the Institutes for the 21st Century at La Cañada High School will be presented at the annual showcase to the community, faculty and parents from 3:30 to 5 p.m. today in the Information Resource Center mezzanine. The public is invited. Institutes for the 21st Century is the school?s mentor program designed to help students work closely with professionals while obtaining life skills.
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By Seth Amitin | April 16, 2010
Among the things talked about on the second floor of the La Cañada High library April 15 —along with redesigning bus stops, planning to make the Olympics more efficient and a marketing strategy for a nationwide juice store to include sorbet —was just how lenses worked. “I built my own telescope this year,” said sophomore Angela Kim, after explaining the difference between refraction and reflection. “My mentor, Dr. [Steve] Edberg, built the tripod.
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By Joe Piasecki, joe.piasecki@latimes.com | May 25, 2011
With its high hopes and unrivaled support for local public education, La Cañada Flintridge is known as a community that cares deeply about its children. Over the years, a number of La Cañadans who support L.A.’s Catholic Big Brothers Big Sisters mentorship program have quietly extended that concern to kids who haven’t had all the breaks. Such willingness to make a positive impact on young lives is perhaps no better illustrated than by Vance “Mike” Trueblood, who was recently named National Big Brother of the Year from among approximately 170,000 volunteers for nearly 400 Big Brothers groups.
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By Walter Campbell | August 28, 2008
At first glance, you wouldn?t think much has changed at Flintridge Preparatory School, but that?s because most of what?s changed can?t be observed in a glance. A majority of the school?s renovations for 2008 are in policy and programs, not physical additions. Sure there are the blatant changes to the gymnasium. New flooring, new seating, remodeled locker rooms, and air conditioning for the first time ever will make the gym ?more functional and more comfortable,? Headmaster Peter Bachman predicts.
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