| Jan 15, 2014
| 6:56 PM
Children as young as 5 years old embarked on a scavenger hunt this week at the Montrose Library where they were given the task of measuring a dozen items — including themselves.
Children’s librarian Erin Straley said the library hosts a...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 7:23 PM
A Glendale High School teacher and student will travel to Normandy, France, this summer for an institute marking the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion by Allied forces on the territory’s beaches.
Beginning in late June, Glendale High history...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 5:50 PM
Though it’s only the first day of the new year, the calendar is already packed for the Jewel City. A plastic bag ban goes into effect this year, the Museum of Neon Art is slated to open, the city looks to see how Chief Robert Castro will run the...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 4:03 PM
The sun shone at Glendale Community College as Art Darbinian, 19, waived to fellow students and maneuvered the tram he uses to help monitor the campus as a cadet at the school’s police department.
“One of the things I love about my job is...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 10:58 AM
When Glendale News-Press Editor Dan Evans introduced us new columnists to his staff and each other last August, he expressed a wish for some lively exchanges of perspective between Hoover High School teacher Brian Crosby and me. Today I’ll grant...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 1:48 PM
Ask any grammar buff what separates good writers from the not-so-good and you’ll probably get an answer like misuse of “lay” and “lie” or dangling participles or “who” in place of “whom.”
But to me,...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 1:53 PM
A new California law that took effect earlier this month expands the rights of transgender students, allowing them to participate on sports teams and use school facilities such as restrooms and locker rooms that correspond to each student’s gender...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 6:40 PM
For the first time in its history, Cerritos Elementary is eligible to apply for the California Distinguished Schools award, a program that honors schools across the state for closing the achievement gap.
For Principal Cynthia McCarty, who is in her...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 8:53 AM
More than 4,600 students have enrolled in the first winter session that Glendale Community College is offering since it eliminated the session two years ago.
As of Thursday, 4,660 students had enrolled in 185 classes for the winter, said Ron Nakasone,...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 1:12 PM
Glendale Unified’s Speak Up Survey for 2013, which looks at technological issues, is open for input until Friday. Students, parents, educators and administrators can provide the district with valuable information, as well as your viewpoints, on...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 5:23 PM
Students who sometimes work for years to receive their high school equivalency credential have different stories to tell about their educational journey.
But as the men and women who walked to the podium to accept their certificates on Tuesday, one...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 7:09 PM
The Glendale Unified school board recently approved spending $750,000 in state funds to purchase 1,300 Google Chromebooks and other technological accessories to fill a computer gap before state standardized testing begins in the spring.
As the state...