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FEATURES
May 20, 2010
The Palm Crest Elementary School campus is going “tiki-tiki” Saturday for the PTA carnival known as Springamajig. Hours for the event are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be rides, games, food, a silent auction and a talent show. Springamajig Goes Tiki-Tiki is Palm Crest’s annual fundraiser, with the money raised dedicated to enriching our students’ educational experiences. Rides at the event include Kidopolis, Giant Water Slide, Robo Surger, Rock Wall and Shark Attack.
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ENTERTAINMENT
May 20, 2010
CLUBS Verdugo Hills Group of the Sierra Club — May 26, 7:30 p.m. The Verdugo Hills Group of the Sierra Club will present a program about efforts to save the last open space on the Los Angeles River from private development. Refreshments and social time begin at 7 p.m.; the program at 7:30 p.m. Community Room, Montrose Citibank, 2350 Honolulu Ave., Montrose. Parking is available at the rear of the building.   EVENTS Book Fair at Palm Crest Elementary School — 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 24-27 . The Palm Crest PTA presents Mrs. Nelson’s Book Fair.
NEWS
By Megan O’Neil | November 5, 2009
An $877,000 public works project that includes the re-curbing and resurfacing of seven arterial streets in La Cañada, is on schedule to be completed by the end of November, city officials said this week. City engineer Ying Kwan said the streets being worked on include parts of Palm Drive, Jessen Drive, Vista de Valle Road, Alta Canyada Road, Lynnhaven Lane, Princess Anne Road and Gould Avenue. The contracted company, All American Asphalt, is more than four weeks into the eight-week project, Kwan said.
NEWS
By Michael J. Arvizu | September 10, 2009
Students in La Cañada are through with their first full week of school, on the heels of the devastating and deadly Station fire which delayed the start of the 2009-10 school year in the La Cañada Unified School District for several days. School in the district was scheduled to start Aug. 31 but was delayed due to the unhealthy air quality. At Palm Crest Elementary School, the school year started with a ribbon cutting commemorating opening of a new multi-purpose room. Palm Crest Elementary School Principal Anais Wenn and La Cañada Unified School District Board President Joel Peterson were present at the opening.
NEWS
By Megan O’Neil | August 14, 2009
With the first day of school less than two weeks away, the La Cañada Unified School District is overseeing the final touches of two major construction projects while initiating several more. Mike Leininger, assistant superintendent of facilities and operations, gave an update on construction within the LCUSD at Tuesday?s Governing Board meeting. The most recently completed building project, Leininger said, is a new 5,000-square-feet multipurpose room at Palm Crest Elementary School, which will be open for use on the first day of school.
FEATURES
By Ruth Longoria | August 6, 2009
This week?s Valley Sun All Star excels in a montage of ways. Edie Bucar, 17, a 2009 graduate of La Cañada High School, is musical, creative, artistic and inventive. She?s devoted to her music, diligent in her studies and a delight to her instructors. ?I?ve been teaching her since Edie was a little girl,? said Bucar?s piano teacher, Dr. Sanya Henderson of the Art of Music Studio in Eagle Rock. ?She?s an absolutely amazing learner, very diverse in her interests, and a pleasure to teach,?
FEATURES
By Ruth Longoria | July 16, 2009
He’s touted as an amazing young man with a positive attitude and a spectacular smile. This week’s Valley Sun All-Star is Robert Moldafsky, a senior at La Cañada High School. Moldafsky was recently elected as the Associated Student Body senior class president. He served as the ASB prom commissioner this past year. “Robert is a tremendous person. He’s liked by everyone and he’s a very positive kid — I’ve never seen him frown and he handles stress very well,” said Cynthia Hayes, ASB advisor and advanced placement teacher at La Cañada High School.
NEWS
By Mary O’Keefe | June 22, 2009
Children throughout La Cañada may be a bit surprised when a Crescenta Valley sheriff’s deputy stops them as they walk or ride their bike around town. They are being stopped not because they did something wrong, but because they did something right. For the fourth consecutive year, the CV Sheriff’s Station is participating in the Operation Chill program. In the course of their patrols, deputies look for kids practicing safe street and sidewalk practices like riding their bicycle with the proper safety helmet or using the crosswalks when crossing the street.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 18, 2009
Ten Years Ago A casual, fast serve Rubio’s Mexican seafood restaurant and a camera store were the proposed tenants for a development planned for the northwest corner of Foothill Boulevard at Commonwealth Avenue, the developer told about 30 residents who gathered in City Hall for a community information meeting. Twenty Years Ago Three employees were locked in a storeroom and the manager threatened at gunpoint during a 12:50 a.m. armed robbery at Reflections Restaurant (where Dish is today)
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