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By Ruth Longoria | May 22, 2008
When St. Francis High School held a recent raffle at a basketball game, a friend passed on the winning ticket to senior Ramiro Carreon. The large pool of money the youth won was immediately turned back in so the funds could be given to the school’s fund-raising for last weekend’s Relay for Life event to raise money to fight cancer. Carreon said he and his friend, Justin Sciarra, didn’t even consider keeping the money for themselves. “Cancer patients need [the money]
ENTERTAINMENT
June 8, 2006
The fathers of Verdugo Woodlands Elementary School are at it again. It's time for their 59th annual production of The Fathers' Follies. This production of an original musical comedy fundraiser promises to be another year of singing, dancing and fun for the entire family. This year the wacky fathers at Verdugo Woodlands are presenting "The Return of the IncreDADibles." Join "Big Fists" and his sidekicks "Hawaiian Punch," "8 Tracks Man," "Edsel," "Freek" and others as they save The Jewel City from certain doom.
SPORTS
March 23, 2006
The Glendale Unified School District will hold its 25th annual Middle School Track Meet tomorrow (Friday) from 3-7 p.m. at Glendale Community College. Students from all four district middle schools will participate in the meet. Students at each school have been preparing for the event for about a month with teams being selected about two weeks ago. There will be 10 events in the meet, seven track and three field. The track events will consist of the 50 and 100 yard dashes, 200 and 400 meter races, 70 yard hurdles, 4x4 relay and the medley relay.
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By Elaine La Marr | July 13, 2006
A Glendale Unified School District assistant principal has been selected to serve as the new principal of Palm Crest Elementary School, it was announced Tuesday. The La Cañada Unified School District Governing Board approved of the appointment of Anais Ana Wenn to the Palm Crest post beginning Aug. 3. "Mrs. Wenn went through two separate interviews prior to site meetings by a visitation team as part of the selection process," said LCUSD Superintendent Jim Stratton. "We are extremely happy to offer her this position."
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By Megan O’Neil | January 14, 2010
Representatives from the city of La Cañada Flintidge are gearing up for a series of public information meetings scheduled to begin next week that will focus on the feasibility of the proposed 710 Freeway tunnel extension. Councilman Steve Del Guercio said his colleagues would attend at least one of the six meetings to voice their opposition. Turnout at a similar forum at the Lanterman Auditorium in May was strong, he noted, adding that he expected much of the same at the upcoming sessions.
SPORTS
March 22, 2007
Spartan Youth Basketball proved to be a dominating force in this season's play. The team ended their season with a 27-6 record, winning the Valley Conference Championship and the Pasadena Middle School tournament Championship. The players were nearly all eighth graders this year and are excited to move into the high school level of play next year. All of the players attend La Cañada High School except two who attend St. Bede's. The team won the Pasadena Middle School League championship on Saturday, March 17 hosted at Pasadena Polytechnic School.
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By Elaine La Marr | August 10, 2006
Anais Ana Wenn was officially introduced Tuesday by Superintendent Jim Stratton as she joins the La Cañada Unified School District as principal of Palm Crest Elementary School. Discussing the interview process by which Wenn was selected, Stratton said, “We were very impressed with comments on how involved she was and how loved she was by former students and teachers.” Wenn comes to the district from Glendale Unified where she served as assistant principal at Wilson Middle School for the past five years.
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By Michael J. Arvizu | January 15, 2010
Sin City. The City of Lights. A gambler’s paradise. Las Vegas is many things for many people. But for the students in JK’s Dance Company, Las Vegas means only one thing: dance. About 70 dancers, ranging in age from 8 to 17, have been practicing 114 numbers, two days a week, for the past four months in anticipation of the Las Vegas Encore Performing Arts regional competition in June. The rehearsal room at Revolution Dance studio, owned by Julie Kay Stallcup, was packed Wednesday with students, each wearing the dance company’s red and black uniform, comprising a red JK’s Dance Company logo-emblazoned shirt with black tights.
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By Melanie Hicken | January 28, 2010
State transportation officials faced a skeptical audience Wednesday as they embarked on a series of public outreach meetings on a controversial underground extension of the Long Beach (710) Freeway. The proposed connector to the Foothill (210) Freeway has for years been a flash point among local residents who say they don’t want the added traffic, but the debate was reinvigorated when state officials completed a roughly $6-million feasibility study for a possible underground tunnel.
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By Ruth Longoria | May 22, 2008
When St. Francis High School held a recent raffle at a basketball game, a friend passed on the winning ticket to senior Ramiro Carreon. The large pool of money the youth won was immediately turned back in so the funds could be given to the school’s fund-raising for last weekend’s Relay for Life event to raise money to fight cancer. Carreon said he and his friend, Justin Sciarra, didn’t even consider keeping the money for themselves. “Cancer patients need [the money]
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