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January 1, 2009
Part 2 Quotes of wisdom continue: uotes of wisdom continue: • When you lack the courage to start, you have already finished. Theodore Roosevelt said, “It is only through labor and prayerful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to other things.” “ Tolerance implies a respect for another person, not because he is wrong or even because he is right, but because he is human.” — John Cogley Commonweal • Ideas won’t work unless ‘you’ do . “God intends no man to live in this world without working; but it seems to me no less evident that He intends every man to be happy in his work.
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By Steven E. Browne | May 3, 2007
Trouble has occurred at the equestrian bridge near the Devil's Gate Dam. A spelling error in the bridge's original specifications has caused a major snafu, who was just promoted, and halted construction. The bridge, originally designed to be a toll bridge, was designated in the paperwork as a troll bridge. Unbeknownst to Pasadena city officials, several unemployed trolls looking for work in the West applied for the position and one was hired (the trolls use Monster dot com for posting new troll jobs)
FEATURES
August 24, 2006
The Lutheran Church in the Foothills family has lost three of its dearest members this month. Normally, it would be a negative thing to go public with these loses, but this is different. The loses, one to death and two to relocation, involve two different sets of circumstances. Church members bade farewell one of its beloved longtime members, Bea Abbey. She was known as one half of the Valley Sun's "Roving Turtle" column. Bea was one of the most charming ladies one would ever meet.
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By Timithie Gould | July 5, 2007
One simple phone call to the main office at Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy in La Cañada and the question is answered. Kind of. "'Tologs' is something the students came up with a long time ago," explains the woman on the phone, in between her laughter and that of the other voices in the office, knowing exactly which question she is answering. "It's not actually a thing . " After some further investigation during a visit to the campus, it was revealed by assistant principal of co-curricular activities Katie Sadler that "Tologs" is actually an acronym originally created by the FSHA class of 1948.
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By Ruth Longoria | June 12, 2008
Learning about the economy?s effect on local and regional issues prompted about 80 guests to gather at the La Cañada Flintridge Country Club Tuesday for a LCF Chamber of Commerce business lunch. Speaker Chris Myers, president and chief executive officer of CVB Financial Corporation and Citizens Business Bank, kept the rapt attention of the crowd throughout his hour-long discourse. ?I probably won?t have a lot of good things to share with you right now,? Myers began, adding that ?
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November 15, 2006
From Staff Reports     One Crescenta Valley High School student lies in a coma and another is being treated for a serious form of bacterial meningitis following an outbreak that led school and health officials to call a clinic where antibiotics were handed out to all takers.   Ashley Insalaco, a senior at CV High, was in the intensive care unit at Verdugo Hills Hospital Tuesday evening surrounded by family members, according to her close friend, Sabrina Walentynowicz, who said she was told that evening by someone on the scene that Ashley was non-responsive.
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November 14, 2006
From Staff Reports   One Crescenta Valley High School student lies in a coma and two others are being treated for a serious form of bacterial meningitis following an outbreak that led worried school and health officials to call a clinic where antibiotics were handed out to all takers.   Ashley Insalaco, a senior at CV High, was in the intensive care unit at Verdugo Hills Hospital Tuesday evening surrounded by family members, according to her close friend, Sabrina Walentynowicz, who said she was told by someone at the hospital that Ashley was non-responsive.
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By Anita Brenner | December 8, 2005
Winston Churchill once said, "Dogs look up to you. Cats look down on you. Give me a pig. He just looks you in the eye and treats you like an equal." Our dog, Audrey Hepburn, came to live with us in March of 2004. Actually, our son got her. Andrew was home on medical leave, having just started a new round of experimental chemo. Andrew figured that if treatment worked, he would move back to his place with a dog. And if it did not, then his parents would have someone to take care of. None of us knew that Andrew had only two more weeks.
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By Peter Day | January 23, 2013
La Cañada Unified School District's highly successful paper-and-pencil test-takers will soon have a new way to prove their scholastic knowledge when California schools start computer-based assessments. The transition could begin as early as next year, and some of the state's Standardized Testing and Report grade-level assessments may be suspended along the way, according to a recent report by Tom Torlakson, the California superintendent of schools. “[Torlakson's] recommendations do not change anything for the current year, but could provide a great deal of flexibility and opportunity to focus on 2014-15 Common Core testing as early as next year,” said Wendy Sinnette, superintendent of La Cañada Unified.
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By Anita S. Brenner | October 10, 2013
Our canine companion, a Labrador retriever named Miss Audrey Hepburn, has a new love interest. Her first love was Dune, the deployment dog, who was temporarily assigned to La Cañada Flintridge during his mom's deployment to Afghanistan in 2007. Both Miss Hepburn and Dune were heartbroken when their sojourn concluded. Once separated, they moped for months. But now, in her dotage, Miss Hepburn has perked up. She has a crush on the star of the hit TV show, “Person of Interest.” Her new love is a canine actor named Graubaer's Boker, who plays the character Bear.
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January 1, 2009
Part 2 Quotes of wisdom continue: uotes of wisdom continue: • When you lack the courage to start, you have already finished. Theodore Roosevelt said, “It is only through labor and prayerful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to other things.” “ Tolerance implies a respect for another person, not because he is wrong or even because he is right, but because he is human.” — John Cogley Commonweal • Ideas won’t work unless ‘you’ do . “God intends no man to live in this world without working; but it seems to me no less evident that He intends every man to be happy in his work.
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