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  • Letter: Political affiliation made by innuendo

    I was a bit disappointed to see Rex Nishimura's letter published this week. He begins by acknowledging that the school board election is fundamentally a nonpartisan race. The text of his letter further demonstrates his understanding of the nonpartisan...
  • Letter: Sagal's experience would help school board

    As I said many times during my years of serving on the City Council, the quality of life we enjoy in our city is directly related to the quality of our public schools. Our excellent public schools were the reason why my parents moved to our community in...
  • La Cañada school board candidates speak on parcel tax, other education issues

    La Cañada school board candidates speak on parcel tax, other education issues
    Questions about parcel tax rates, merit pay for teachers, and new programs were fielded by candidates for the La Cañada Unified School District board during the first forum of the election season. PHOTOS: La Cañada school board candidates face off More...
  • Peterson speaks to balancing student expectations, stress

    Peterson speaks to balancing student expectations, stress
    When Joel Peterson was elected to the La Cañada school board eight years ago, he saw it as a way to give back to the community. The 50-year-old is the only incumbent running for one of three open seats in the Nov. 5 election. Peterson recently sat down...
  • Scouts take on bullying at La Cañada High School

    Scouts take on bullying at La Ca&ntildeada High School
    Hundreds of middle schoolers lined up on the La Cañada High School football field Friday morning in a series of indecipherable curves. They joked and squirmed, occasionally breaking form until the near-deafening sound of helicopter blades overhead stopped...
  • Midday La Cañada School Board candidate's forum scheduled at Descanso Gardens

    A midday candidate's forum for the upcoming Nov. 5 La Cañada school board election will be held from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 30 in Van de Kamp Hall in Descanso Gardens. The forum is open to the public; those who would like to eat...
  • Piece of Mind: Lately, it's all about our schools

    A casual observer of La Cañada affairs taking a glance at the Valley Sun might wonder what it is about our public school system that draws so much community interest. Indeed, a host of stories in recent weeks has centered on our lauded school district....
  • La Cañada History: Youth House offered swimming for locals

    La Cañada History: Youth House offered swimming for locals
    Ten Years Ago A La Cañada woman, Christy Cassell, a political independent, announced she would mount a campaign to run in the fall 2003 gubernatorial recall election to replace Gray Davis. Twenty Years Ago A real estate agent announced that he had...
  • LCUSD passes final budget and resolution to include Sagebrush area

    The La Cañada Unified School District will receive $1.5 million more in revenue from the state this school year than it did last year but will still be operating with an $800,000 deficit, according to a final budget passed Tuesday night. School board...
  • LCF School Board member residency up to the District Attorney

    Regarding David Boyd's letter of Sept. 5 (“Residency issue not in best interest”), the La Cañada school board was briefed on school board member Joel Peterson's move to Glendale when it came to our attention in 2011. While it is true that we...
  • La Cañada schools election draws interest

    This post is corrected. See details below.  The latest resident to announce a campaign for one of three open seats on the La Cañada Unified School District board isn't all that far out of the classroom — a place where he thinks board members...
  • Race for La Cañada school board heats up

    This post has been corrected. See details below. With the deadline to file candidacy papers looming, the number of potential and declared candidates vying for a seat on the La Cañada Unified School District board as of Wednesday had grown to seven....