December 6, 2013
A missing 19-year-old woman was found Friday morning in Eaton Canyon and airlifted to safety via helicopter, KTLA reports . Bora Kim, a Pasadena City College student, was found by an L.A. County sheriff's search-and-rescue team, Robert Diaz of the Los Angeles County Fire Department told KTLA. A county fire helicopter was summoned at 6:53 a.m., Diaz said. KTLA's Sky5 video showed the helicopter hovering over Eaton Canyon, where rescue officials on foot had made their way to Kim's location.
March 10, 2005
1930 - 2005 Mary Heussenstamm, well-known watercolor portraitist and longtime resident of La Crescenta, passed away Feb. 25 of complications from Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases. She was 75. Mary was born Feb. 8, 1930, in Colton. Her mother was on a train when she went into labor and had to be rushed off the train to the hospital for the birth. Mary grew up in the Claremont area. Her mother died when Mary was 13 and she was sent to boarding school. In her early 20s, Mary met George Heussenstamm, a musician and composer who took her to hear Beethoven's Ninth Symphony for their first date.
August 20, 2009
With budget cuts threatening the viability of local schools, two individuals hoping to provide leadership are competing to represent trustee area No. 1 on the Pasadena City College?s Governing Board. Incumbent Geoffrey Baum and challenger Steven Gibson have both filed with the Los Angeles County Registrar for the Nov. 3 election. A third candidate, Robert Cody, also filed but later withdrew. The governing board is composed of seven trustees, and four of the seven seats are up for election this year.
November 15, 2007
La Cañada water polo charged on toward their second consecutive CIF Southern Section Division III championship on Saturday when the team traveled to Sunny Hills to defeat the Lancers, 14-5, in a second round playoff match. The team got off to a slow start, scoring two unanswered goals in the first quarter, but picked up the pace before the half to outscore the Lancers 8-1. Junior Spencer Borisoff led the effort with six goals, followed by Nate Vail with four and Mike Scott with two. La Cañada remained strong after the break with four goals in the third before letting the Lancers back in the game with four goals to La Cañada’s two in the fourth.
May 3, 2007
JOB FAIR AT PCC — Students and alumni will meet with employers on Thursday, May 10, at Pasadena City College's Job Fair. More than 50 employers will be on hand in the PCC Quad from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Representatives from business, medical, retail, other fields will take part in the event. For more information about the Job Fair at Pasadena City College, call (626) 585-7807. PCC is located at 1570 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. JPL'S OPEN HOUSE IS MAY 19-20 — "Journey To the Planets and Beyond" is the theme of this year's open house at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, which is set for 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 19 and May 20. Admission is free and reservations are not required.
November 9, 2006
The appointment of Assembly Member Carol Liu to the Claremont University Consortium (CUC) Board of Overseers was announced Nov. 2 by Brenda Barham Hill, CEO, and Robert E. Gipson, board chairman. "Liu brings to the CUC Board impressive experience as a dedicated civic leader and educator," Hill said in a prepared statement. "Ms. Liu has been an advocate for higher education at the state level; she understands the issues facing private and public colleges and universities. Her insight into critical policy issues will be of invaluable assistance to the CUC Board of Overseers."
December 14, 2006
Taking a fresh new look at the traditional holiday favorite, The Nutcracker, Le Studio Dance of Pasadena will present Clara's Dream at Sexson Auditorium of Pasadena City College. Clara's Dream is choreographed by former Bolshoi Theatre choreographer Alexei Badrak, who is now Artistic Director of Le Studio Dance. Badrak was assistant to the Bolshoi Theatre's Chief Ballet Master Yuri Grigorovich from 1987 to 1989. Since his move to the United States in 1993, Badrak founded the International Ballet Theater Institute, serving as producer, director, choreographer, ballet master, coach, instructor, academic and lecturer.
November 17, 2005
A seven-goal second quarter helped the La Cañada boys' varsity water polo team leap over nearby rival Crescenta Valley, 17-7, in the quarterfinals of the CIF Southern Section Division III playoffs at Burbank High on Tuesday. The Spartans, who improved to 24-7, will host Mira Costa in a semifinal match tomorrow (Friday) at 5 p.m. at the Pasadena City College pool. CV ends its season with a 21-9 record. La Cañada led only 3-0 after the first quarter, but went on a tear in the second quarter to lead 10-2 at the half.
February 24, 2005
The La Cañada girls' varsity water polo team, playing at the Pasadena City College pool, defeated Pasadena Westridge, 8-2, last Thursday in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division III playoffs. Improving to 11-12 overall, the Spartans advanced to the second round on Tuesday afternoon when they played Chino Hills Ayala at Pasadena City College. The Bulldogs are seeded third in the division. Results were not available at press time. In the Westridge match, La Cañada led 1-0 after one quarter, but increased its advantage to 5-2 at the half.