Bache Heads to Equador for Earthwatch

By Natalie MAIER Crestview Preparatory School sixth grade teacher Ryan Bache has been awarded a fellowship by the Earthwatch Institute. For two weeks, Bache will travel to Ecuador to study Climate Change and Caterpillars with a team of 10 other researchers. Bache hopes this expedition will help him “bring knowledge to the classroom,” specifically the […]

Local Girl Scouts Honored at Ceremony

By Natalie MAIER The La Cañada Service Unit of the Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles Central Region were recently presented with a medal award ceremony on Sunday at the Lanterman Auditorium. A total of 192 local girls were awarded the bronze, silver and gold medals for community service and outreach programs through the Girl […]

Bikes Aplenty at Rotary Event

Bikes Aplenty at Rotary Event

By Natalie MAIER More than 100 bicycle riders participated in the First Annual Jewel City Fun & Fitness Ride at Verdugo Park, organized by the Rotary Club of Glendale and Walk Bike Glendale on May 19. The event featured three activities, including a relaxing seven mile bike ride through Verdugo and Fremont parks, bicycle safety […]

Two Opportunities to Give the Gift of Life

By Natalie MAIER Every two seconds someone needs a blood transfusion in the United States. Every day, more than 44,000 blood donations are needed for patients, according to the American Red Cross. Two local blood drives are being held this week to help fill that need, one on June 18 at the Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s […]

‘Vagina Monologues’ Addresses Abuse

By Natalie MAIER This weekend, 10 CVHS students will be performing the “Vagina Monologues,” an independent production consisting of a series of testimonials from women across the globe to spread awareness about the abuse of women. All proceeds made through ticket and baked good sales – along with open donations – will go to support […]

Tupper Awards Recognize Local Residents

By Natalie MAIER The 45th Annual Les Tupper Awards presented by the La Cañada Flintridge Coordination Council (LCFCC) took place recently in the Von Karman Auditorium at the Jet Propulsion Laboratories. The recipients were Heather Haaga who helped refurbish a section of Descanso Gardens; La Cañada school board member Joel Peterson; La Cañada Flintridge Chamber […]

Resident Prepares for Santa Barbara Event

By Natalie MAIER Fighters are outfitting themselves with walking shoes rather than boxing gloves for the 11th Annual Avon Walk for Breast Cancer taking place the weekend of Sept. 7-8 in Santa Barbara. Walkers have the choice of completing a traditional marathon (26.2 miles) or a marathon and a half (39.3 miles) over a two-day […]

Something for Everyone at CVVH Open House

By Natalie MAIER The Crescenta Valley Veterinary Hospital (CVVH) in La Crescenta  had its fourth annual client appreciation open house on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The hospital invited clients to visit and to learn about some of the equipment used for treating pets. It was a relaxed and informal setting for clients […]

Hoard Named ‘Outstanding’

Hoard Named ‘Outstanding’

By Natalie MAIER Fifth grade Sunland Elementary school teacher Susie Hoard was awarded Outstanding Member of Gamma Lambda 2013 at the Area IX Festival at the Knollwood Country Club in Granada Hills in March. For the past three years, Hoard has been the second vice president of Gamma Lambda, a local chapter consisting of about […]

Alex Gets Ready for Expansion

By Natalie MAIER On April 23, an informal meeting regarding the future of the Alex Theatre took place in the Community Room at the ISIC Luxury Apartments in Glendale. Elissa Glickman, CEO of Glendale Arts which manages the Alex Theatre, spoke about the new expansion project for the Alex, which will provide a 6,400 square […]

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