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American Red Cross

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  • La Caņada History: 4-H club starts at St. George's Episcopal Church

    La Cañada History: 4-H club starts at St. George's Episcopal Church
    Ten Years Ago A memorial tribute was held at La Caņada Presbyterian Church for John Kelsey, the retired choral director at La Caņada High who died at the age of 64 after a nine-month battle with cancer. Kelsey, who joined the local high school’s...
  • National Charity League sponsors blood drive

    National Charity League sponsors blood drive
    A Glendale organization that has several La Caņada Flintridge members is hosting a blood drive at Verdugo Hills Hospital this weekend. The local chapter of the National Charity League will sponsor an American Red Cross drive on Sunday, July 7 from 9 a....
  • Students raise their red hands

    Students raise their red hands
    La Caņada High School students were caught red-handed on campus Friday. It was all for Red Hand Day, a worldwide event commemorated annually on Feb. 12 with public acts that promote awareness about the use of child soldiers around the world. To mark the...
  • Verdugo Hills Hospital Board gets new chairman

    Verdugo Hills Hospital recently announced the appointment of Charles W. Mason as chairman of the hospital board. “As a member of the VHH Board of Directors for the past seven years, I have learned a great deal about what it takes to run Verdugo...
  • Betty F. Almassy

    Former longtime La Caņada resident Betty F. Almassy died Feb.27 at the age of 91. She came to California at the age of 2 and was raised in Glendale, graduating from Hoover High School in 1937. She attended Glendale College for two years and then...
  • Piece of Mind: La Caņada rallies behind Japan

    La Caņadans this week joined people across the world watching the news out of Japan, where Friday’s 9.0 earthquake and resulting tsunami set the country up for a possible nuclear meltdown of disastrous proportions. No sooner had word of the massive...
  • Around & About

    BLOOD DRIVE Verdugo Hills Hospital Community Blood Drive — Thursday, June 9, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. This drive, sponsored by the American Red Cross, will be held in the council rooms at Verdugo Hills Hospital, 1812 Verdugo Blvd., Glendale. All donors...
  • Volunteer aids tornado victims

    Volunteer aids tornado victims
    A local Americorps volunteer working with the Red Cross returned recently from aiding victims of April’s devastating tornados in Alabama, following a career path inspired while she was a student at La Caņada High School. Jennifer Lazo, 24, helped...
  • Quick Hits: Battle of the Badges Blood Drive is Tuesday

    As part of a friendly competition among Southern California public-safety agencies, a Red Cross bloodmobile will be taking blood donations on Tuesday from officers of the law and their supporters at the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station. Now in its...
  • Donors roll up sleeves for blood drive

    Donors roll up sleeves for blood drive
    Area residents joined deputies on Tuesday at the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station in an effort to help fill local blood banks. A Red Cross bloodmobile remained parked at the station from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for the local installment of the fifth annual...
  • Residents make their blood bank deposits

    Area residents joined deputies on Wednesday at the Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station in an annual effort to help fill local blood banks’ reserves. An American Red Cross bloodmobile was parked at the station from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the...
  • In Theory: Leaving 'under God' out of the Pledge

    Q. The NBC television network has come under fire for omitting the words “under God” from a broadcast of the Pledge of Allegiance shown before the U.S. Open golf championship. The video montage of patriotic images including the American flag...