GLENDALE — For someone who has played golf for about two years, Jake Ledbetter caught the attention of the field Wednesday during the qualifying round of the third annual Glendale City Golf Championship.
Members of the La Cañada Unified school community are reacting to a recent Los Angeles Times article that questioned the merit of public school districts benefiting from summer school programs operated privately by their educational foundations.
Crews from Los Angeles County’s Parks and Recreation Department set their sights this summer on making trail improvements in and around La Cañada, and are currently working in several sections of the city through July 31.
A proposed state bill by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) that would utilize digital signs along freeways typically used for displaying Amber Alerts in order to help identify hit-and-run suspects earned support from the Los Angeles City Council.
Glendale is set to swap a poison that parks maintenance workers use to kill mice and rats for one that’s less dangerous to other wildlife that may eat the rodents, following City Council review this week.
At Glendale Community College, 54% of students who were tracked from 2007 through 2013 went on to earn a certificate, degree or transfer to four-year school, according to data released this week showing the college’s student success rates.
Crescenta Valley Briefs: Local grad earns full ride to Cal Poly San Luis Obispo; Montrose Food and Brewfest
Crescenta Valley High School graduate Max Burton, 18, received a full scholarship from Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles to attend Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.
A few months ago, my grandmother passed away. It was a slow, agonizing end, one of those things that began with a trip to the hospital and only became progressively worse as the months wore on. In some ways, she knew that once she went in, she would not be coming out. In some ways, we did, too.
Education inequality — such as undeniably exists between schools in affluent communities and those in poor areas — is of concern to anyone who has compassion for others and who understands the value of good schooling to the future of our civilization. If all children, from the most tender age, could be guaranteed a solid education, our society would benefit in countless ways. Aristotle and Plato had that right.
My goodness we are speeding through summer. It's hard to believe we are almost done with July and on to August. In just weeks the local kids will be back to school.