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May 25, 2006
La Cañada High School senior Kyle Chen has been named to the All-USA High School Academic Third Team by USA TODAY. The All-USA Academic Team program annually recognizes 60 outstanding high school seniors in United State. First, second and third teams, each consisting of 20 members, are selected. All members of the All-USA Academic Team and their high schools receive extensive national recognition through coverage in USA TODAY. Selection is based on nominations submitted by high schools principals or counselors, who receive nomination materials in the fall.
NEWS
August 21, 2008
Letters to the Editor Cites examples of congressman’s help I was saddened to see Joanne McBirney’s partisan attack on our Congressman (Our Readers Write, Aug. 7). Congressman Dreier has always been there for us. Let me give you some examples. When we needed help to achieve the dream of a new library in La Crescenta, Congressman Dreier was there for us with millions of dollars. Without his extra help, Supervisor Antonovich would have had a harder time getting us the total funding for our new county library.
FEATURES
February 23, 2006
University of Southern California graduate Dr. Lois Frankel, president of Corporate Coaching International, a Pasadena consulting firm, was welcomed by Town and Gown at its Feb. 7 luncheon at USC. Her presentation was also heard by Town and Gown scholars and donors as special guests. Frankel, a best selling author and motivational speaker, is an internationally recognized expert in the field of workplace behavior. Her latest book, published in April 2005, entitled "Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office: 101 Unconscious Mistakes Women Make that Sabotage Their Careers," has recognized on most national bestseller lists and has been optioned for a major motion picture by Paramount.
FEATURES
February 9, 2006
Girl Scouts -- Mt. Wilson Vista Council will present a special workshop, "Girl Talk Unplugged," for teen girls and adults on Saturday, Feb. 18, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. about personal, health and social issues that teen girls face today. "Girl Talk Unplugged" is part of the Council's new STUDIO 2B program, a "By Girls, For Girls" approach. The workshop will include three sessions: "Power to the Girl," which will encompass self-esteem enhancement, handling cliques and combating peer pressure; "Body Rock" will entail aspects of maintaining a healthy body, exercise and eating right; and "It's All About the Benjamin's" will address money matters.
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By Nancy Turney | February 11, 2010
Q. My dad is losing his sight due to macular degeneration and is finding that his world is shrinking due to not being able to read or drive. What do you suggest? My dad is losing his sight due to macular degeneration and is finding that his world is shrinking due to not being able to read or drive. What do you suggest? Donna, La Crescenta   Although you have probably heard of Braille Institute, you may be under the impression that their services revolve around teaching Braille.
FEATURES
January 5, 2006
With every season comes change, but teen and preteen girls in the San Gabriel Valley will be offered a whole new realm of adventure in Girl Scouting with the introduction of Studio 2B, a new way for girls 11-17 to make Girl Scouting a part of their lives. Girl Scouts - Mt. Wilson Vista Council is reaching out to more girls with a project designed to introduce girls to Studio 2B -- a "By Girls, For Girls" approach. Because Girl Scouts seeks to reach beyond its current membership to every girl, everywhere, the Studio 2B kick-off event is open to all girls 11-17 years old. This event will be on Jan. 21 at the Westfield Santa Anita shopping center from 1 to 4 p.m. The kick-off will be a day complete with educational sessions, makeovers, a fashion show, booths featuring sponsors and distribution of program information for teen girls and their families, friends and potential program volunteers.
SPORTS
By Allan Mandell | March 8, 2007
ANAHEIM — Upon entering the Honda Center Saturday to play the La Cañada Spartans for the CIF-Southern Section Division III-AA championship, the Campbell Hall Vikings were ranked No. 19 in the nation by USA Today and No. 2 in the state by Cal-Hi Sports. But after three quarters of play, the Vikings didn't quite seem to be the best team on the court. La Cañada, leading 43-41, was out-muscling and out-playing Campbell Hall. It took a fast-paced fourth quarter and overtime session before the talented Vikings could finally escape with a 61-57 victory.
NEWS
By Mary O'Keefe | December 14, 2006
Last Friday night a group of about 75 adults and children gathered at the Roger Barkley Community Center. They had two main things in common: they all love their La Cañada community and are all members of the Islamic faith. This was the first meeting of the Islamic Congregation of La Cañada Flintridge, a newly formed congregation whose purpose is to get to know other Muslim families, support their community, be a presence within the La Cañada charitable organizations and to be more active in the political area.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Lynne Heffley | July 14, 2012
Family music covers a lot of territory. It can be simple nursery rhymes or musically sophisticated, inventive original songs. Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band, a recent entry in the “kindie rock” field, falls squarely in the latter category. Named 2010's “Best New Kids Artist” by USA Today, the Los Angeles-based band - newlyweds Lucky Diaz and Alisha Gaddis, plus a rotating crew of top-drawer professional musicians - will perform its exuberant, roots-and-rock music in a free concert for all ages on July 24 at 6 p.m. at Descanso Gardens in La Cañada Flintridge.
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March 25, 2010
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August 21, 2008
Letters to the Editor Cites examples of congressman’s help I was saddened to see Joanne McBirney’s partisan attack on our Congressman (Our Readers Write, Aug. 7). Congressman Dreier has always been there for us. Let me give you some examples. When we needed help to achieve the dream of a new library in La Crescenta, Congressman Dreier was there for us with millions of dollars. Without his extra help, Supervisor Antonovich would have had a harder time getting us the total funding for our new county library.
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May 25, 2006
La Cañada High School senior Kyle Chen has been named to the All-USA High School Academic Third Team by USA TODAY. The All-USA Academic Team program annually recognizes 60 outstanding high school seniors in United State. First, second and third teams, each consisting of 20 members, are selected. All members of the All-USA Academic Team and their high schools receive extensive national recognition through coverage in USA TODAY. Selection is based on nominations submitted by high schools principals or counselors, who receive nomination materials in the fall.
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