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By Ruth Longoria | August 21, 2008
The Beijing Olympics wasn?t the only event in recent weeks in China to inspire sold-out crowds and international enthusiasm. The Los Angeles Children?s Chorus ? which involves 61 youths from across the Los Angeles area, including about a dozen from the Foothills ? recently returned from a two-week pre-Olympic tour to China. While in China, the young people performed with the Stanford University Symphony Orchestra, in a collaboration conducted by Beijing native Jindong Caii. Chorus members also traveled to various historic landmarks and performed to appreciative crowds across the country.
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By Gabriel Rizk | September 3, 2009
On the courts, it was business as usual for the Flintridge Prep boy’s basketball team, which used its strong guard play to overcome height mismatches, force turnovers, break down defenses and post wins in each of its four games against host Chinese teams on its recent nine-day, three-city tour of China. But, between games, the experience of traveling and staying together thousands of miles from home while visiting some of the most impressive sights of the ancient and modern worlds was anything but ordinary.
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By Joe Puglia | July 9, 2009
The lazy, hazy days of summer are intoxicating. I have time for revelry and the freedom to pursue my own musings. Yet I feel unsettled, and the peace that often typifies the sojourns of a carefree existence through the labyrinth of self-indulgence is marred by the plight of the world’s citizenry searching for self-determination. We live our lives basking in the sun and give lip service to others as they bleed in the streets of Tehran searching for Thomas Jefferson’s ideals of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
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By Gabriel Rizk | August 6, 2009
Between this summer and last, the Flintridge Prep boys? basketball team is racking up the frequent flier miles in bunches. The Rebels boarded a plane bound for Beijing on Wednesday for a nine-day tour of China that will also include stops in Shanghai and Xi?an for some friendly exhibition games against club and recreational teams from each city. Overseas road trips are becoming a regular summer occurrence for Prep, which spent a week at a basketball tournament in Maui last July.
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March 18, 2010
John L. Angier John L. Angier passed away March 8, 2010 in the comfort of his home in La Cañada. He was 72. He is survived by his wife, Marilyn, his daughters, Catherine and Diane, his sons in law, Kevin and John, plus his two grandchildren, Helen and Hudson. He is also survived by his sister, Ruth and brother, Fred who both live in New England. Born July 22, 1937, John grew up in Newton, Mass. and moved to Los Angeles to attend UCLA. That is where he met his wife, Marilyn.
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By Gabriel Rizk | September 3, 2009
On the courts, it was business as usual for the Flintridge Prep boy’s basketball team, which used its strong guard play to overcome height mismatches, force turnovers, break down defenses and post wins in each of its four games against host Chinese teams on its recent nine-day, three-city tour of China. But, between games, the experience of traveling and staying together thousands of miles from home while visiting some of the most impressive sights of the ancient and modern worlds was anything but ordinary.
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By Joe Puglia | July 9, 2009
The lazy, hazy days of summer are intoxicating. I have time for revelry and the freedom to pursue my own musings. Yet I feel unsettled, and the peace that often typifies the sojourns of a carefree existence through the labyrinth of self-indulgence is marred by the plight of the world’s citizenry searching for self-determination. We live our lives basking in the sun and give lip service to others as they bleed in the streets of Tehran searching for Thomas Jefferson’s ideals of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
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By Ruth Longoria | August 21, 2008
The Beijing Olympics wasn?t the only event in recent weeks in China to inspire sold-out crowds and international enthusiasm. The Los Angeles Children?s Chorus ? which involves 61 youths from across the Los Angeles area, including about a dozen from the Foothills ? recently returned from a two-week pre-Olympic tour to China. While in China, the young people performed with the Stanford University Symphony Orchestra, in a collaboration conducted by Beijing native Jindong Caii. Chorus members also traveled to various historic landmarks and performed to appreciative crowds across the country.
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