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April 3, 2008
Hahamongna meeting tonight The public is invited to review and comment on three proposals centering on access, circulation and parking options for Hahamongna Watershed Park Annex today (Thursday) at 6 p.m. at the Salvation Army, 960 E. Walnut St. in Pasadena. The meeting is presented by the public works dept. staff for the city of Pasadena. The annex is part of Hahamongna Watershed Park, an area of about 1,300 acres that extends from Devil’s Gate Dam northward into Arroyo Seco Canyon on the northwestern edge of Pasadena, bordering La Cañada Flintridge.
FEATURES
By Mary O’Keefe | February 12, 2009
La Cañada High School played host on Tuesday to Teens MOVE fair, a nonprofit organization that connects middle and high school students with volunteer and some paid job opportunities in their community. The following is a list of area volunteer opportunities, along with contact information: Union Station Homeless Services , (626) 240-4550, Extension 105, or e-mail volunteer@unionstationfoundation.org Ahead With Horses Inc., (818) 767-6373, or e-mail aheadwithhorses@yahoo.
NEWS
December 22, 2005
  Erica Eddleman of Shen Life in Montrose presented a holistic approach to relationships to the Class of 2008 Glendale Chapter of the National Charity League Inc. Eddleman said having the supportive information to investigate relationships more clearly is the key. She said how people feel about their relationships to people, places or things turns into what's real in their hearts, minds and bodies. She told the audience life isn't happening like a conspiracy based on the external world, but actually life reflects what's going on inwardly.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 12, 2007
In honor of National Volunteer Month, the Pasadena Senior Center will host the Inaugural Volunteer Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18. Titled "Priceless," the purpose of the 1st Annual Volunteer Fair will be to honor valuable community volunteers and promote community volunteer opportunities. Volunteers will be treated to food, music, fun and more. Admission is free. The 1st Annual Volunteer Fair will be held at the Center, located at 85 East Holly St. In addition to food and entertainment, guests will be pampered with special surprises that include a relaxing massage, provided by Bryman College.
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By Chris Sutton | December 16, 2004
The La Cañada Elementary School Lions had the holiday spirit and thoughts of others at the monthly spirit rally. Principal Ivette Ellis welcomed the parents and students and congratulated the students selected for December's "Pause for Praise" pins. These students were recommended by their teachers for doing something thoughtful. Bill Scherkey of the Noon Kiwanis Club presented this month's Terrific Kids Awards to Sydney Golombek in Mr. Berger's class and Nathan Chen in Ms. Kobilarcsik's class and invited them to attend a Kiwanis luncheon meeting with their family.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 3, 2010
Ten Years Ago For the first time in the history of La Cañada High School, all 21 varsity teams in every sport during the 1999-2000 school year made appearances in the CIF playoffs. The feat was announced by then-Principal Mike Leininger in a report to the school board. Twenty Years Ago A locally owned horse that wandered onto the Foothill (210) Freeway near Berkshire Avenue was killed when it was struck by a Salvation Army truck. Thirty Years Ago Seven members of the Camp Fire program in La Cañada were the only teens in the United States in the spring of 1980 to achieve the Wohelo Medallion, equivalent to the Boy Scouts Eagle and Girl Scouts Gold awards.
NEWS
September 22, 2005
La Cañada Flintridge-based Sport Chalet Inc. presented a $300,000 check to the San Gabriel Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross for Hurricane Katrina relief efforts on Sept. 15. Heather O'Sullivan, Sport Chalet marketing coordinator, presented the check to San Gabriel Valley Chapter CEO Angie Turner during the third annual Women's Tea at the Cravens Estate in Pasadena. It was part of a matching donation program of which Sport Chalet began after Hurricane Katrina devastated much of the Gulf Coast region.
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By Mary O'Keefe | February 2, 2007
Boy Scout Brandon Brotsky and several of his friends spent Saturday morning collecting and unpacking boxes and bags full of coats. They added their coats to the almost two tons of donated coats to the "Coats for Kids" project sponsored by the Glendale Sunrise Rotary and Los Angeles County Dry Cleaners Association. Brotsky had dropped off 400 fliers asking for coat donations throughout local neighborhoods. He chose to do this as his Eagle Scout project. "[I chose this project]
NEWS
December 20, 2007
In December, life in the Foothills begins to change. As the days get shorter, we begin to cram more into each day. Trips to the airport. Social gatherings. Club luncheons. Dash into the Apple Cart for one last gift. Run into Ralphs for more eggs. Stand in line at the post office. Bake cookies from scratch. We volunteer for charities. Kiwanis. Rotary. Collecting toys. Our friends ring the collection bell for the Salvation Army, and staff the gift shops at Verdugo and Huntington hospitals.
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ENTERTAINMENT
June 3, 2010
Ten Years Ago For the first time in the history of La Cañada High School, all 21 varsity teams in every sport during the 1999-2000 school year made appearances in the CIF playoffs. The feat was announced by then-Principal Mike Leininger in a report to the school board. Twenty Years Ago A locally owned horse that wandered onto the Foothill (210) Freeway near Berkshire Avenue was killed when it was struck by a Salvation Army truck. Thirty Years Ago Seven members of the Camp Fire program in La Cañada were the only teens in the United States in the spring of 1980 to achieve the Wohelo Medallion, equivalent to the Boy Scouts Eagle and Girl Scouts Gold awards.
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FEATURES
By Mary O’Keefe | February 12, 2009
La Cañada High School played host on Tuesday to Teens MOVE fair, a nonprofit organization that connects middle and high school students with volunteer and some paid job opportunities in their community. The following is a list of area volunteer opportunities, along with contact information: Union Station Homeless Services , (626) 240-4550, Extension 105, or e-mail volunteer@unionstationfoundation.org Ahead With Horses Inc., (818) 767-6373, or e-mail aheadwithhorses@yahoo.
FEATURES
By Ruth Longoria | September 18, 2008
She’s dynamic, charismatic, intelligent, and a darn good cookie seller. This week’s Valley Sun All-Star, Mimi Spindle goes above and beyond the expected and takes on myriad responsibilities with wisdom and wit. Spindle — the top cookie seller this year for Mt. Wilson Vista Girl Scouts, having single-handedly sold 2,205 boxes of cookies — was nominated as an All-Star by local Girl Scout leader Anne Tryba, who said she’s...
NEWS
April 3, 2008
Hahamongna meeting tonight The public is invited to review and comment on three proposals centering on access, circulation and parking options for Hahamongna Watershed Park Annex today (Thursday) at 6 p.m. at the Salvation Army, 960 E. Walnut St. in Pasadena. The meeting is presented by the public works dept. staff for the city of Pasadena. The annex is part of Hahamongna Watershed Park, an area of about 1,300 acres that extends from Devil’s Gate Dam northward into Arroyo Seco Canyon on the northwestern edge of Pasadena, bordering La Cañada Flintridge.
NEWS
December 20, 2007
In December, life in the Foothills begins to change. As the days get shorter, we begin to cram more into each day. Trips to the airport. Social gatherings. Club luncheons. Dash into the Apple Cart for one last gift. Run into Ralphs for more eggs. Stand in line at the post office. Bake cookies from scratch. We volunteer for charities. Kiwanis. Rotary. Collecting toys. Our friends ring the collection bell for the Salvation Army, and staff the gift shops at Verdugo and Huntington hospitals.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 12, 2007
In honor of National Volunteer Month, the Pasadena Senior Center will host the Inaugural Volunteer Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18. Titled "Priceless," the purpose of the 1st Annual Volunteer Fair will be to honor valuable community volunteers and promote community volunteer opportunities. Volunteers will be treated to food, music, fun and more. Admission is free. The 1st Annual Volunteer Fair will be held at the Center, located at 85 East Holly St. In addition to food and entertainment, guests will be pampered with special surprises that include a relaxing massage, provided by Bryman College.
NEWS
By Mary O'Keefe | February 2, 2007
Boy Scout Brandon Brotsky and several of his friends spent Saturday morning collecting and unpacking boxes and bags full of coats. They added their coats to the almost two tons of donated coats to the "Coats for Kids" project sponsored by the Glendale Sunrise Rotary and Los Angeles County Dry Cleaners Association. Brotsky had dropped off 400 fliers asking for coat donations throughout local neighborhoods. He chose to do this as his Eagle Scout project. "[I chose this project]
NEWS
December 22, 2005
  Erica Eddleman of Shen Life in Montrose presented a holistic approach to relationships to the Class of 2008 Glendale Chapter of the National Charity League Inc. Eddleman said having the supportive information to investigate relationships more clearly is the key. She said how people feel about their relationships to people, places or things turns into what's real in their hearts, minds and bodies. She told the audience life isn't happening like a conspiracy based on the external world, but actually life reflects what's going on inwardly.
NEWS
September 22, 2005
La Cañada Flintridge-based Sport Chalet Inc. presented a $300,000 check to the San Gabriel Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross for Hurricane Katrina relief efforts on Sept. 15. Heather O'Sullivan, Sport Chalet marketing coordinator, presented the check to San Gabriel Valley Chapter CEO Angie Turner during the third annual Women's Tea at the Cravens Estate in Pasadena. It was part of a matching donation program of which Sport Chalet began after Hurricane Katrina devastated much of the Gulf Coast region.
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