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By Mary O’Keefe | July 10, 2008
During a recent weekend Crescenta Valley Park hearkened back to the days of ladies and lords, knighthood and a Camelot-type kingdom. Members of the Society for Creative Anachronism created a world where kings and queens are respected and revered, battles are fought by honorable men and women and civility is key. For a fee of $5 for members, $8 non-members, visitors could stroll through the park to see how those in the Renaissance age lived and...
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By Mary O'Keefe | July 5, 2007
The Dawn spacecraft is scheduled for launch on July 7 from Cape Canaveral. Its eight-year mission, managed by JPL in La Cañada Flintridge, will explore the asteroid Vesta and dwarf planet Ceres and look into the very beginning of the solar system. A press conference was held last week where an update on the mission was released. The mission has a brief launch time window of July 7 to 11, due in part to other missions that are scheduled for launch including the space shuttle. The mission has had its trials and tribulations.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 28, 2005
A handful of humans have survived a deadly contamination. They now live in a futuristic utopia where some are chosen to move to the Island, the only natural place left after the contamination. One of the survivors, Lincoln Six Echo (Ewan McGregor), has discovered that utopia may not be what he thought. He has found that, in reality, he and his friends are clones. Their sole purpose is for their organs to be harvested if required by the original. The authorities find out that Lincoln Six is aware of his clone status.
FEATURES
January 19, 2006
The Kiwanis Club of La Cañada Noon named sixth graders from La Cañada Elementary School "Terrific Kids." Lance Bird was selected by his teacher Trysha Glaser, for being a member of the Student Council for two years. Lance plays saxophone in the school's concert band and is in the Gate program and the after-school study program. Lance is an altar server at St. Bede's Church. He enjoys playing baseball and basketball and he is a member of the La Cañada Country Club Swimming Team.
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November 11, 2010
Ten Years Ago: Two men wearing Ninja masks robbed Citizen's Business Bank in La Cañada on a Friday afternoon, shortly before closing. The men waved their guns in the air and pushed one teller to the ground during the robbery, according to the branch manager. Twenty Years Ago The small U.S. Post Office substation inside Marsh's Village Pharmacy was temporarily closed after burglars cut a hole in the drugstore's roof and ceiling and raided the store, taking $10,000 in stamps, $300 in currency and about $500 worth of drugs.
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June 29, 2006
With best wishes all around, School Board President Scott Tracy and Superintendent Jim Stratton presented engraved plaques to five retiring teachers at the La Cañada Teachers Association Breakfast on Friday morning, June 16. Dorie Canavan has been with the district since 1971 and has taught all levels of English at the 9-12 High School. Former students may remember Canavan as the lon-time sponsor of the Science Fiction Club. Over the years, numerous students have told her, "You know, that book you had us read turned out to be really good!"
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By Mary O'Keefe | July 26, 2007
Turning 13 has always been one of those birthdays to remember. Going from just a kid to a teenager one of life's milestone. As a teen, there are so many things one needs, like the newest game, music, DVDs and so much more. But twins Eric and Ryan Kim of La Cañada wanted to make their 13th birthday a little different. They wanted to share their birthday not only with each other and friends, but with the entire community. So they decided to ask all of their friends to bring books to their party ?
ENTERTAINMENT
By Mary O’Keefe | August 31, 2007
On Saturday morning, as shoppers strolled down Brand Boulevard in Glendale, many noticed a group of people filling the Mystery and Imagination Bookstore. A few peeked in and asked what the excitement was about. “Ray Bradbury is coming,” said one of the patrons. “He will be signing books.” More often than not that was enough to get those curious on-lookers into the store. More than 200 people lined the aisles of the store and everyone had at least one Bradbury book in hand.
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By Mary O'Keefe | April 19, 2007
The search of life beyond Earth has filled the imagination of humans for centuries. The question of "Are we alone?" has inspired science fiction writers and scientists. The problem has been how to see those Earth-like planets that are so distant. It has been a Catch 22 situation: To find a twin to planet Earth it must be close to a twin Sun, however proximity to such a bright object blurs the vision of telescopes. That is until recently, when two JPL researchers began working a new type of telescope.
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By Mary O’Keefe | July 10, 2008
During a recent weekend Crescenta Valley Park hearkened back to the days of ladies and lords, knighthood and a Camelot-type kingdom. Members of the Society for Creative Anachronism created a world where kings and queens are respected and revered, battles are fought by honorable men and women and civility is key. For a fee of $5 for members, $8 non-members, visitors could stroll through the park to see how those in the Renaissance age lived and...
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