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July 1, 2004
Spend Independence Day aboard the Queen Mary and receive an annual pass for the price of daily admission. The annual celebration kicks off July 2 with a carnival in the adjacent Queen Mary Events Park 5 to 1 p.m. and July 3 and 4 from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. The fireworks show on July 4, by Zambelli Fireworks International, will begin at approximately 9 p.m. The fireworks are choreographed to a musical soundtrack that can only be heard aboard...
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March 18, 2010
Ten Years Ago Ground-breaking ceremonies were held for the new, $550,000 Hillside Learning Center facilities on Oak Grove Drive, near the La Cañada High School campus. ? Twenty Years Ago As the state continued with its aerial malathion spraying of Southland communities to save citrus crops from the ravages of the Mediterranean fruit fly, the La Cañada Flintridge City Council voted 4-1 to send a letter to Gov. George Deukmejian and other state representatives asking that this city be spared until the method was deemed safe for humans and animals.
FEATURES
January 31, 2008
Troop 502 visits San Francisco St. George’s Troop 502 recently celebrated distinctive historic trails in California by hiking 10 miles of the Presidio Historic National Park trails in San Francisco and discovering the past heritage of Spanish, Mexican and American historic military sites as well as the American Civil War. Troop 502 commenced the tour by walking across the Golden Gate Bridge. They continued upward visiting historic landmarks such as Fort Point National Historic Site, observing the old cannons and original Spanish Presidio Fort, the West Coast World War II Memorial and the San Francisco National Veterans Cemetery.
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By Charly Shelton | June 14, 2007
In the news this week, a little fish named Nemo and his turtle friend named Squirt got lost on their way out to a totally awesome adventure on the EAC, dude. (That means Eastern Australian Current for those of you who don't speak turtle). Nemo's father Marlin and his friend Dory have set off on their own adventure to find Nemo and bring him home. The harrowing adventure story of a lost little clown fish, his turtle counterpart, his father, and Dory surviving an encounter with a threesome of fish-loving sharks, sub mine explosions, an underwater volcano eruption, and being eaten by a whale is told in the newest Disneyland spin on a favorite attraction, Finding Nemo: Submarine Voyage.
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June 19, 2008
The USS Scorpion was a United States Navy nuclear submarine. The Scorpion would deploy for months at a time, often with radio silence. The crew?s families would be updated from time to time, but there was no communication for the families. One crew member was John Charles Sweet of La Cañada. John Sweet was 25 years old, a graduate of La Cañada Elementary School, John Muir High School and the United States Naval Academy. He was a bright, young Navy lieutenant. On May 21, 1968, the Scorpion radioed her position.
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By Anita S. Brenner | December 5, 2013
Last week, the city of Pasadena adopted me. The city of Pasadena doesn't exactly know that it adopted me, but it did. Bill Paparian, a former Pasadena mayor, pointed out that we've practiced law on the parade route for nearly 30 years and have been active in Crown City organizations, therefore - Ich bin ein Pasadenoid! Two weeks ago, Len and I were appointed to a Pasadena city advisory committee. There are six of us on the committee. The members include Paparian; Bill Thomson, another former Pasadena mayor and current PCC trustee; Ann Erdman, Pasadena's former public information; Harry Kurdoghlian, a Pasadena firefighter; plus me and my husband, Leonard Torres.
FEATURES
March 29, 2007
Fifteen cases of Girl Scout cookies were delivered to the crew of the USS Pasadena by Noli Caswell and Jackie Harris on behalf of the La Cañada Girl Scouts on March 21 as part of the Girl Scouts Gift of Caring program. The crew was extremely appreciative after they realized the cookies were gifts. "You mean you're giving these to us?" expressed one crew member. "We're only doing our job, but thanks a million." Once the realization sunk in, they scoped out their favorite types and looked forward to diving into them back at the boat.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 18, 2006
The perfectly restored and maintained HMS Queen Mary, located at the Long Beach Harbor, is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Southern California. On Tuesday, June 20, the Crescenta-Cañada YMCA is hosting a day trip to the historic cruise liner, departing at 8:30 am and returning at approximately 4:30 in the afternoon. While the event is part of the Y's ongoing programs for active older adults, all members of the community are welcome to participate. "At the Crescenta-Cañada YMCA, we are constantly striving to provide fresh and fun ways for seniors — and all members of our community — to get out and enjoy all that the Southland has to offer," said Nancy Turney, senior services director at the Y. "What better place then the historic Queen Mary to celebrate our great city's past, and also take in the breathtaking beauty of this great monument and the backdrop of the Pacific Ocean."
NEWS
By Chris Sutton | March 31, 2005
It was a special evening on Friday for more than 50 Palm Crest kindergarteners, as they came back to school, holding the hand of their dad or special guest, who was carrying a blanket and a flashlight. It was PCR's 10th annual Daddy and Me Dinner. "The kids are so excited to have their dad, grandfather, uncle, older brother or special person come for this. They are very proud to share this time with that special someone. A third grader once told me it was the best night of her life.
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