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Elections

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  • In praise of real-world experiences

    In response to “The Dangers of Petting Zoos,” Our Readers Write, Feb. 17: St. George's Preschool follows the practices of the National Association for the Education of Young Children believing children learn best by real-world experiences....
  • Our Readers Write

    Fewer days, more training? With two children who have graduated from LCUSD schools and one remaining, I am deeply frustrated by the district and board’s decision to cut four days from the 2011/2012 school year. ( “District to drop four days...
  • Park gets rewarded for work by CIF

    Expected to be a staple in the top half of the lineup, things couldn't have gone better for Royce Park of Flintridge Prep. The junior baseball player proved to be reliable at the plate, helping his team finish second in league. Backed by his solid...
  • Pitcher earns All-CIF first-team award

    GLENDALE —Denise van der Goot showed the local audiences throughout the season how dominating she can be while standing in the circle. Her respective body of work also gained recognition outside the area, as well, after she turned in a fine senior...
  • Piece of Mind: Could this impact board election?

    What’s your opinion of the La Cañada school board’s recent approval of four additional pupil-free days for teachers? Apparently three such days were not deemed by instructors to be enough, so the board agreed to increase the number to seven....
  • Prep duo sparks a Rebels renaissance

    As the Flintridge Prep boys' tennis program grew over the last several seasons from a perennial afterthought to one of the school's success stories — winning and contending for Prep League titles annually and making a string of CIF playoff...
  • Four students nominated to military academies

    Four La Cañada Flintridge students are among the nominees to the United States Air Force, Military, Naval and Merchant Marine Academies announced Feb. 2 by Congressman David Dreier. Nicklaus Koeppen, Alexandra Preiss, Matthew Faber and Stephen Oh —...
  • Campbell carves her niche

    Campbell carves her niche
    The 500-yard freestyle is usually a test of endurance for swimmers. Katy Campbell, who just finished her junior season with La Cañada High, refers to it as her "sprint event." Campbell swims the mile with her club team, Swim Pasadena, which is based...
  • Seven pupil-free days is ridiculous

    As a teacher in San Marino and a parent in La Cañada, I am concerned about LCUSD’s proposed seven staff development days for 2011-12. Having taught in two neighboring districts over the past 18 years, I have seen my fair share of staff development...
  • Concerns raised over proposed Assembly district

    A proposal by the California Citizens Redistricting Commission to include La Cañada Flintridge and neighboring Foothills communities in a new state Assembly District that would stretch all the way to San Bernardino County has sparked concerns that the...
  • Group earns league awards

    Brendon Shoemake has been pitching to Scott Stetson since they were both 8 years old. Turns out, things don't always change. Shoemake and Stetson, the ace pitcher and starting catcher on La Cañada High's baseball team this year, both hauled in first-team...
  • Bill would recast state schools policy

    Proposed legislation by state Sen. Carol Liu (D- La Cañada Flintridge) would streamline the governance of state’s K-12 education system by transferring powers from the California Board of Education to the state superintendent of public instruction....