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By Seth Amitin | May 28, 2009
They lived by their pitching and died by their offense. La Canada softball met their end against San Dimas, 2-1, on Tuesday at home in the second round of the CIF Southern Section Division V playoffs. It went by so quickly as the game finished in about an hour and a half. ?It was a really good game, we fought really hard,? said senior Amanda Ulf, who has played for the Spartans every year since her freshman year. ?If you had told me we?d be here two years ago, I would have laughed.
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By Andrew Shortall, andrew.shortall@latimes.com | March 10, 2012
The La Cañada High softball team took a three-run lead into the bottom of the sixth inning in the finals of the San Dimas Tournament Saturday, but it almost wasn't enough as a two-run homer in the bottom of the sixth brought San Dimas within a run before the Spartans ultimately triumphed, 3-2. Lauren Cox settled down after giving up the home run, retiring the next six batters she faced to clinch the tournament title after La Cañada was eliminated...
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.
FEATURES
June 1, 2006
Kylie Brakeman , a fourth grader in Julia Lee's class at Palm Crest Elementary School, won an honorable mention for her poetry entry in this year's Mrs. Nelson's Young Author contest. Award ceremony was held on May 21, and awards were presented by children's author Q.L. Pearce at the Mrs. Nelson's book store in La Verne. Winners included Ages 6 -- 9: first place, Kim Becker, Sellers School, Glendora; second place, Christopher James Bean, Community Home School, Mission Viejo; third place, Ashley Harrison, St. Theresa School, Palm Springs; honorable mention, Matthew Jacobson, Schull Elementary, San Dimas; Arin Phillips, Clairborn School, Altadena; Brooke Bolin, Pennekamp Elementary, Manhattan Beach; Katie Sedor, Oak Mesa Elementary, LaVerne; Kylie Brakeman, Palm Crest Elementary, La Cañada.
NEWS
April 15, 2004
The deadline for the 2004 Youth Volunteer Award is 5 p.m. on Friday, April 16. The award is open to all high school students between the ages of 14 and 18 residing in the 26th Congressional District. During the last several years, Congressman David Dreier has held this annual event to honor the contributions young people have made to the community through volunteer work. The district includes the cities of Arcadia, Bradbury, Charter Oak, Claremont, Glendora, La Cañada Flintridge, La Crescenta, La Verne, Monrovia, Montclair, Montrose, Rancho Cucamonga, San Antonio Heights, San Dimas, San Marino, Sierra Madre, Upland, Walnut, Wrightwood and portions of Altadena, Pasadena and San Gabriel.
FEATURES
April 6, 2006
The deadline for applications for the 2006 Youth Volunteer Award is 5 p.m. Friday, April 14. Those interested in applying must complete an application documenting their volunteer service, write a 250-500 word essay describing the benefits of his/her service to the community, submit one letter of reference, and have an informal interview with the Award Council. Over the last several years U.S. Rep. David Dreier has held this annual event to honor the contributions young people have made to the community through volunteer work.
NEWS
October 27, 2005
Young men and women interested in attending a United States Service Academy beginning in July 2006 have until Friday, Nov. 11, to submit their applications for a nomination to Congressman David Dreier's Glendora office. To be considered for admission to the U.S. Air Force, Military, Naval, or Merchant Marine Academy, a student must first obtain a nomination from their local congressman. To be nominated by Congressman Dreier, an applicant must be between the ages of 17 and 23, a United States Citizen, a resident of Congressman Dreier's district, and a high school graduate by July 1, 2006.
SPORTS
By Grant Gordon, grant.gordon@latimes.com | December 6, 2013
As reported via the school's athletic Twitter account @lacanadasports , La Canada High football Coach James Sims will not return for a third season with the Spartans. The tweet, which was released at roughly 5:30 p.m. Friday evening, read: “LCHS has decided to not renew the contract of head football coach James Sims, whose record was 7-14 in two seasons.” Sims, who was hired in 2012, navigated a 2-8 season for the Spartans in his first year after an abbreviated offseason with the program.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 5, 2006
Eight of the largest Harley-Davidson dealerships in Southern California will present the Southern California Bikefest to benefit the Los Angeles Chapter of the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation on Sun., Oct. 15, at Frank G. Bonelli Park in San Dimas from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 38 Special, The Marshall Tucker Band, and Lee Rocker of the Stray Cats will headline the festival's concert. Other attractions will include a 2007 Harley-Davidson motorcycle show, a Harley® Dealer Swap Meet, a Vendor Village and trade show, and a food and beverage fair.
FEATURES
By Lynn Duvall | April 13, 2006
Last month on St. Patrick's Day, the dark gray skies threatened rain and the air was chilly. I parked my car on Honolulu Avenue in Montrose and hurried into the welcome warmth of the Merle Norman Studio. The storeowners Kris Kline and Kim Kelly were busy with customers. I browsed for a while in the sparkling clean, well-lighted shop. A beautifully dressed woman with impeccable grooming asked Kris what eye make-up colors would complement a red outfit. Kris suggested charcoal and black for evening, browns for daytime.
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By Grant Gordon, grant.gordon@latimes.com | December 6, 2013
As reported via the school's athletic Twitter account @lacanadasports , La Canada High football Coach James Sims will not return for a third season with the Spartans. The tweet, which was released at roughly 5:30 p.m. Friday evening, read: “LCHS has decided to not renew the contract of head football coach James Sims, whose record was 7-14 in two seasons.” Sims, who was hired in 2012, navigated a 2-8 season for the Spartans in his first year after an abbreviated offseason with the program.
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By Andrew Shortall, andrew.shortall@latimes.com | March 10, 2012
The La Cañada High softball team took a three-run lead into the bottom of the sixth inning in the finals of the San Dimas Tournament Saturday, but it almost wasn't enough as a two-run homer in the bottom of the sixth brought San Dimas within a run before the Spartans ultimately triumphed, 3-2. Lauren Cox settled down after giving up the home run, retiring the next six batters she faced to clinch the tournament title after La Cañada was eliminated...
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.
SPORTS
By Seth Amitin | May 28, 2009
They lived by their pitching and died by their offense. La Canada softball met their end against San Dimas, 2-1, on Tuesday at home in the second round of the CIF Southern Section Division V playoffs. It went by so quickly as the game finished in about an hour and a half. ?It was a really good game, we fought really hard,? said senior Amanda Ulf, who has played for the Spartans every year since her freshman year. ?If you had told me we?d be here two years ago, I would have laughed.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 5, 2006
Eight of the largest Harley-Davidson dealerships in Southern California will present the Southern California Bikefest to benefit the Los Angeles Chapter of the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation on Sun., Oct. 15, at Frank G. Bonelli Park in San Dimas from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 38 Special, The Marshall Tucker Band, and Lee Rocker of the Stray Cats will headline the festival's concert. Other attractions will include a 2007 Harley-Davidson motorcycle show, a Harley® Dealer Swap Meet, a Vendor Village and trade show, and a food and beverage fair.
FEATURES
June 1, 2006
Kylie Brakeman , a fourth grader in Julia Lee's class at Palm Crest Elementary School, won an honorable mention for her poetry entry in this year's Mrs. Nelson's Young Author contest. Award ceremony was held on May 21, and awards were presented by children's author Q.L. Pearce at the Mrs. Nelson's book store in La Verne. Winners included Ages 6 -- 9: first place, Kim Becker, Sellers School, Glendora; second place, Christopher James Bean, Community Home School, Mission Viejo; third place, Ashley Harrison, St. Theresa School, Palm Springs; honorable mention, Matthew Jacobson, Schull Elementary, San Dimas; Arin Phillips, Clairborn School, Altadena; Brooke Bolin, Pennekamp Elementary, Manhattan Beach; Katie Sedor, Oak Mesa Elementary, LaVerne; Kylie Brakeman, Palm Crest Elementary, La Cañada.
FEATURES
By Lynn Duvall | April 13, 2006
Last month on St. Patrick's Day, the dark gray skies threatened rain and the air was chilly. I parked my car on Honolulu Avenue in Montrose and hurried into the welcome warmth of the Merle Norman Studio. The storeowners Kris Kline and Kim Kelly were busy with customers. I browsed for a while in the sparkling clean, well-lighted shop. A beautifully dressed woman with impeccable grooming asked Kris what eye make-up colors would complement a red outfit. Kris suggested charcoal and black for evening, browns for daytime.
FEATURES
April 6, 2006
The deadline for applications for the 2006 Youth Volunteer Award is 5 p.m. Friday, April 14. Those interested in applying must complete an application documenting their volunteer service, write a 250-500 word essay describing the benefits of his/her service to the community, submit one letter of reference, and have an informal interview with the Award Council. Over the last several years U.S. Rep. David Dreier has held this annual event to honor the contributions young people have made to the community through volunteer work.
NEWS
October 27, 2005
Young men and women interested in attending a United States Service Academy beginning in July 2006 have until Friday, Nov. 11, to submit their applications for a nomination to Congressman David Dreier's Glendora office. To be considered for admission to the U.S. Air Force, Military, Naval, or Merchant Marine Academy, a student must first obtain a nomination from their local congressman. To be nominated by Congressman Dreier, an applicant must be between the ages of 17 and 23, a United States Citizen, a resident of Congressman Dreier's district, and a high school graduate by July 1, 2006.
NEWS
April 15, 2004
The deadline for the 2004 Youth Volunteer Award is 5 p.m. on Friday, April 16. The award is open to all high school students between the ages of 14 and 18 residing in the 26th Congressional District. During the last several years, Congressman David Dreier has held this annual event to honor the contributions young people have made to the community through volunteer work. The district includes the cities of Arcadia, Bradbury, Charter Oak, Claremont, Glendora, La Cañada Flintridge, La Crescenta, La Verne, Monrovia, Montclair, Montrose, Rancho Cucamonga, San Antonio Heights, San Dimas, San Marino, Sierra Madre, Upland, Walnut, Wrightwood and portions of Altadena, Pasadena and San Gabriel.
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