A key component in helping students to focus is creating a structure at home that places an emphasis on studies, yet allows enough time for extracurricular activities. Back in the days when I was growing up, there were no club sports other than Little League and that was played during the summer. Music lessons were on the weekends and other activities were generally subject to the “did you get your homework done first?” rule.
Brother Timothy Joseph, the dean of discipline, hadn’t forgotten about the shots fired over his head on the corner of Murdock and Nereid avenues in the Bronx. He was convinced that the boys who pulled the trigger were sitting in the last assembly of the 1965 graduating class of Mount Saint Michael High School. I swear, I had nothing to do with it. But it was awesome seeing him lying face down in the middle of the street.
Are you shy? Do you recoil at the thought of your name in print?
818 Roundup: CVWD to pump water underneath former sanitarium; Lambert departs LCHS for Santa Monica High
Good morning, 818! Today is Thursday, May 28, 2015. Temperatures for today are forecasted to reach a high of 78 degrees and a low of 58 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.
Police are investigating an attempted kidnapping that occurred in Glendale Wednesday afternoon, officials said.
For the past year, Los Angeles author Lisa See has traveled the country to share with readers the release of her latest critically acclaimed novel, “China Dolls.”
Following successful runs throughout the season and in tournaments, a group of area boys’ tennis players have channeled their focus to the CIF Individual Tournament.
The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.
The annual Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station rummage sale will be held on Saturday at the station, and proceeds will go toward benefiting the nearly 100 volunteers there who help out.
A pipe measuring more than 1,000 feet designed to pump water from underneath the grounds of the former Rockhaven Sanitarium and eventually reach the taps of Crescenta Valley residents is about to begin construction.
LA CAÑADA — After Hannah Zika escaped a gigantic jam in the circle in the sixth inning, she had an inkling her teammates would string together some quality at-bats and put her in position to prolong the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy softball team’s postseason run.
A 41-year-old man accused of robbing convenience stores in Glendale, Long Beach and Carson using a blowtorch and Taser was ordered to stand trial, officials said.
City Briefs: Brand Library presents free piano performance; Montrose-Verdugo Chamber mixer scheduled
Duo pianists Rose Chen and Izumi Kashiwagi will perform from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Brand Library and Art Center, 1601 W. Mountain St., Glendale.
The La Cañada Unified School District recently announced the departure of Patty Hager, associate superintendent of Human Resources, along with news of her replacement, a Conejo Valley director of secondary education.
A year-one stint that included improved success for the La Cañada High football team also included one final setback on Tuesday afternoon.
St. Francis High School, where several teens from the foothills attend, held its 66th commencement exercises on campus Saturday, when 160 young men were awarded their diplomas.
Area teens who are poised to graduate from high school this week gathered Tuesday night in St. Bede the Venerable Catholic Church for the ninth annual Interfaith Baccalaureate service sponsored by the La Cañada Flintridge Ecumenical Ministerial Assn.
Smiles trumped persistent low clouds as locals celebrated the 42nd annual Memorial Weekend Fiesta Days with song and dance, a parade and paying tribute to the American servicemen and women whose sacrifices made it all possible.
A Burbank man and woman were arrested Tuesday after police reportedly caught them selling marijuana to a 16-year-old boy in Burbank, police said.
America marked its first “Red Nose Day” for children living in poverty May 21, and very successfully, I might add. There was a three-hour money-raising telethon broadcast on NBC with more than 100 celebrities making cameo appearances. Midway through the program it was announced that more than $10 million had been raised, with the figures still coming in.
Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying suspects who burglarized a home on the 1300 block of Descanco Drive in La Cañada Flintridge last month.
Having once brought the likes of Celine Dion, ABBA and even the Grammy-nominated club hit “Ooh Aah… Just a Little Bit” into the international periphery, the Eurovision Song Contest is an explosion of really bad lyrics, even worse outfits and stage performances that will make any fan of kitsch cringe.
Sheriff’s officials have released surveillance footage of four suspects involved in a residential burglary that took place earlier this month on the 400 block of Starlight Crest Drive in La Cañada Flintridge.
I had scrubbed the oven wall so hard that the grease eventually filled and stained each tiny groove in my fingertips. Not exactly how I planned to spend the day off.
There are those who say that a job at Glendale Community College is seldom left. Sure, retirement is an option. But short of retirement, many members of the faculty and administration stay working for decades.
Burbank High School’s Vocal Music Assn. presented a program called “Keep The Faith!” as its final Pop Show production of the 2015 season during three performances in the school’s auditorium this past weekend.
LA PUENTE — After it was upset in the second round of last year's softball playoffs, third-seeded Burbank High was back in the second round and one strike away from a victory against host Bishop Amat with a trip to the CIF Southern Section Division III quarterfinals on the line.