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Elections

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • School board floats numbers for proposed parcel tax in La Cañada

    After months of reviewing survey results on voters’ receptiveness to a new parcel tax, the La Cañada Unified School District is ready to start talking numbers. On Tuesday night, school board members decided to seek public input on the feasibility...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Date set for LCUSD school board election forum

    The eight candidates vying for three open seats on the La Cañada  Unified School District board are expected to discuss their positions at an election forum next month. The La Cañada PTA Council and the League of Women Voters Pasadena Area are hosting...
  • 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...
  • La Cañada school board candidate forum is set

    The eight candidates vying for three open seats on the La Cañada Unified School District board are expected to discuss their positions at an election forum next month. The La Cañada PTA Council and the League of Women Voters Pasadena Area are hosting the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Easy to start, difficult to end

    I was the officer of the day at Camp Hansen, Okinawa, a stopover for Marines coming from and going to Vietnam. I was going. Since I was junior, I pulled the duty. I was to supervise the movie in the enlisted men's club, referred to as “Dodge City&...
  • 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....