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October 15, 2009
Sharon Otsuka was awarded the La Cañada Educational Foundation’s Spirit of Outstanding Service Award on Oct. 8. The award was bestowed during a reception held in her honor, and to thank the foundation’s major donors, at the La Cañada Flintridge home of Mary and Mike Greenberg. As a volunteer, Otsuka has worn many hats, including that of La Cañada Elementary School PTA president, La Cañada Council PTA president and La Cañada Flintridge Educational Foundation director.
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January 22, 2009
What an impressive inauguration ceremony it was Tuesday as our 44th president, Barak Obama Barak Obama , was greeted by the largest crowd in history. Although she wasn?t in town for the inauguration on Tuesday, my daughter Heather was in D.C. for the star-studded concert at Lincoln Memorial and the Mall on Sunday. What a thrill it was for her ? and me, too, since she called me on her cellphone so I could listen in for a little while. She told me she had to hang up because she wanted to join in a sing-along.
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By Z.D. Diamond | November 24, 2005
Longtime La Cañada Flintridge resident Bonnie Finn Haskell was one of six individuals honored on the evening of at the Scleroderma Foundation's 9th Annual Gala, "A Key to a Cure," presented by Amgen and held at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel. Nearly 500 in attendance listened as Haskell and other award recipients spoke about scleroderma, its effect on their lives, their hope for a cure and innovative research currently being done to achieve that goal. Diagnosed with scleroderma in 1989, Haskell went on to create the Sclero-Sun in 1990, a Southern California Chapter newsletter dedicated to inform and support individuals with the disease and those looking for information to assist friends and family affected by scleroderma.
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January 15, 2009
LCF Chamber to present its annual awards tonight Allen Lund , Allen Lund Company president and founder, will receive the La Cañada Flintridge Chamber of Commerce 2008 Businessperson of the Year Award. The award is one of several awards to be presented at Oakmont Country Club tonight. Nominated by a committee led by Joe Thompson, former Chamber board chairman, Lund is being acknowledged for his contribution to the community. Lund is chairman of the board of directors at St. Francis High School, chairman of the Board of Regents of University of Portland, member of the finance committee for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and trustee of its Catholic Education Foundation.
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November 25, 2005
Turkey doings came a week early for seventh and eighth grade students at La Cañada High last Friday. A number of seventh and eighth graders participated in the school's annual Turkey Bowl under warm and clear conditions on the varsity football field. Two teams, School 1 and School 2, made up of seventh grade boys played in the morning game. A game between eighth grade teams, School 3 and School 4, followed just before noon. Cheerleading squads were on hand at both games to help pump up the crowd in the stands.
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By Timithie Gould | June 14, 2007
La Cañada High School seniors celebrated their pending graduation with a special awards ceremony Monday night at Lanterman Theater. Nearly $25,000 in scholarships was distributed among 150 graduating students and they were honored with numerous community service, academic, leadership and athletic awards. Awards were presented to the 21 students who comprised the top 5 percent of grade point averages of the class of 2007. An additional 50 students will graduate with honors, having maintained a 4.0 GPA for the entirety of their high school careers.
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January 24, 2008
The Ninety Sixth Installation and Awards Dinner for the La Cañada Flintridge Chamber of Commerce and Community Association was held the evening of Jan. 17 at the Oakmont Country Club. The evening was a time to honor those that have donated their time and talents to making the community a better place. Active chamber member Sunder Ramani kept the audience entertained as master of ceremonies. The event was also the platform for announcing Miss La Cañada Flintridge 2008. Since the announcement of the finalists during the Festival in Lights in December, the five girls of the royal court have bonded into a strong sisterhood.
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By Mary O’Keefe | January 24, 2008
The Ninety Sixth Installation and Awards Dinner for the La Cañada Flintridge Chamber of Commerce and Community Association was held the evening of Jan. 17 at the Oakmont Country Club. The evening was a time to honor those that have donated their time and talents to making the community a better place. Active chamber member Sunder Ramani kept the audience entertained as master of ceremonies. The event was also the platform for announcing Miss La Cañada Flintridge 2008. Since the announcement of the finalists during the Festival in Lights in December, the five girls of the royal court have bonded into a strong sisterhood.
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October 15, 2009
Sharon Otsuka was awarded the La Cañada Educational Foundation’s Spirit of Outstanding Service Award on Oct. 8. The award was bestowed during a reception held in her honor, and to thank the foundation’s major donors, at the La Cañada Flintridge home of Mary and Mike Greenberg. As a volunteer, Otsuka has worn many hats, including that of La Cañada Elementary School PTA president, La Cañada Council PTA president and La Cañada Flintridge Educational Foundation director.
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By Jane Napier Neely | January 23, 2009
What an impressive inauguration ceremony it was Tuesday as our 44th president, Barack Obama was greeted by the largest crowd in history. Although she wasn’t in town for the inauguration on Tuesday, my daughter Heather was in D.C. for the star-studded concert at Lincoln Memorial and the Mall on Sunday. What a thrill it was for her — and me, too, since she called me on her cellphone so I could listen in for a little while. She told me she had to hang up because she wanted to join in a sing-along.
NEWS
By Z.D. Diamond | November 24, 2005
Longtime La Cañada Flintridge resident Bonnie Finn Haskell was one of six individuals honored on the evening of at the Scleroderma Foundation's 9th Annual Gala, "A Key to a Cure," presented by Amgen and held at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel. Nearly 500 in attendance listened as Haskell and other award recipients spoke about scleroderma, its effect on their lives, their hope for a cure and innovative research currently being done to achieve that goal. Diagnosed with scleroderma in 1989, Haskell went on to create the Sclero-Sun in 1990, a Southern California Chapter newsletter dedicated to inform and support individuals with the disease and those looking for information to assist friends and family affected by scleroderma.
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