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Religious Festivals

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  • Rosh Hashanah observations slated in Glendale, Pasadena

    Local synagogues and centers will celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, next week. The celebration, from Sept. 4 through 6, marks the beginning of the High Holy Days. Yom Kippur, or the Day of Atonement, begins on the evening of Friday, Sept....
  • Around Town: Pondering 'a liminal moment'

    The Jewish High Holidays begin next week with the sound of the Shofar, or ram's horn. Rosh Hashana begins on the evening of Sept. 16. There will be dinners and celebrations. Family gatherings. The holiday concludes 10 days later on Yom Kippur, a day of...
  • Op-Ed: Ramadan is more than fasting

    Thursday at sunset signified the start of Ramadan. During this month, observing Muslims around the world fast by abstaining from food and drink from dawn to sunset. Fasting in Ramadan is one of the five pillars of Islamic faith, along with belief in the...
  • Islamic group to host interfaith Ramadan dinner

    Islamic group to host interfaith Ramadan dinner
    In hopes of demonstrating how similar the values are that are shared by Muslims and non-Muslims, the Islamic Congregation of La Caņada Flintridge again will host an interfaith Ramadan potluck dinner. The event will be held Friday, July 27, at the...
  • High school Kiwanis make charity report

    High school Kiwanis make charity report
    Officers of the La Caņada High School Kiwanis Builders Club recently joined members of the Noon Club to report on recent charitable activities. The students collected nearly 300 pounds of canned food items during its Thanksgiving Food Drive to help stock...
  • The Valley Line: Christmas and birthdays take center stage

    The Valley Line: Christmas and birthdays take center stage
    Oh my, just five more days and it will be Christmas Day. I can hardly believe that it is almost here. Except for a few sundry items, my shopping is done! Of course, I still have to do the work of wrapping the surprises. Yes, the community is abuzz with...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Finding Christmas at Puglia's Deli

    Mrs. Testa was an old curmudgeon. She lived alone on the fifth floor of my building; rarely did she leave her apartment. It was rumored that she once was a beautiful countess in Milano. She may have been; I know she was very wealthy. It was sad that no...
  • The Valley Line: Verdugo Hills Hospital remembers 40 years

    The Valley Line: Verdugo Hills Hospital remembers 40 years
    Poof, in a blink of an eye Santa and his magical day has evaporated. Of course the toys that he brought will be played with each day throughout the year. The little children in my family were bedazzled as they placed the cookies they had baked from their...
  • The Valley Line: Thursday Club celebrates its 100th year

    The Valley Line: Thursday Club celebrates its 100th year
    On Saturday night, Dec. 1, the historic La Caņada Thursday Club House on Woodleigh Lane, built in 1927, was aglow with the soft light of candles and festive good cheer. Members and guests were celebrating the club's 100th anniversary with a beautiful...
  • Around Town: One hymn best serves this season of light

    Hanukkah is here. Christmas is coming. The cross-cultural lights are lit at Memorial Park. In this red-state-blue-state, micromarketing era of niche demographics, it's good to recognize common values. One song we have in common is “Ma'or Tzur,&...
  • The Valley Line: Auxiliary rolls out the festive cheer; luncheon honors Pamela Fiori

    The Valley Line: Auxiliary rolls out the festive cheer; luncheon honors Pamela Fiori
    Our burg is looking so festive, with twinkling lights of all colors etching houses and trees. It is such a lovely time of year as community dwellers celebrate Hanukkah and Christmas. Along with the glitter are people coming together to celebrate the...
  • YMCA branches into Christmas tree biz

    YMCA branches into Christmas tree biz
    The scent, spirit and foliage of the holidays came early to the Crescenta-Caņada Family YMCA this year, with the Nov. 30 opening of the Y’s Christmas tree lot. Proceeds from the sales of trees and lawn ornaments will benefit the Y’s Youth...