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2019 Memorial Weekend Fiesta Days schedule of events

2019 Memorial Weekend Fiesta Days schedule of events

La Cañada Flintridge is the place to be this Memorial Day weekend, when the local chamber of commerce stages its 46th annual Fiesta Days event. All events take place within the city. Below is the full schedule: Friday, May 24 Casino Night at the Community Center, 4469 Chevy Chase Drive. Theme:...

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State track meet awaits for final four local standouts

Four local athletes will attempt to turn in one last big effort beginning Friday at the two-day-long CIF State Track and Field Championships at Clovis Buchanan High. Crescenta Valley High seniors Colin FitzGerald and Artin Allahverdian will compete in distance events, while St. Francis junior Matthew...

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  • Glendale Unified selects city resident as first female, Armenian American superintendent

    Glendale Unified selects city resident as first female, Armenian American superintendent

    A nationwide search that produced 21 candidates from nine states ultimately resulted in Glendale Unified school board members selecting someone from their own backyard. Vivian Ekchian, who has worked for the Los Angeles Unified School District for 34 years, was officially voted in 5-0 Tuesday as...

  • Air Force salutes GCC instructor, a La Cañada workout studio trainer

    Air Force salutes GCC instructor, a La Cañada workout studio trainer

    An Air Force honor granted for service and accomplishments arguably could not have been awarded to a busier recipient than Glendale Community College adjunct instructor James Keshavarz. The 33-year-old La Crescenta resident and trainer at La Cañada Flintridge’s Taix Workout Studio was recently...

  • Sagebrush transfer decision postponed until May

    Sagebrush transfer decision postponed until May

    A decision on the potential territory transfer of the 380-acre Sagebrush area of La Cañada Flintridge from the Glendale public school system to La Cañada Unified will be postponed another two months. Officials with both school districts requested the delay during Wednesday morning’s meeting of...

  • Decision on Sagebrush’s future to be determined within 60 days

    Within 60 days, the Los Angeles County Committee on School District Organization will decide whether the 380-acre Sagebrush area of La Cañada Flintridge will remain part of the Glendale Unified School District or be transferred to La Cañada Unified. That information was announced during a review...

  • Community thoughts, prayers directed toward St. Francis’ Hamilton

    Community thoughts, prayers directed toward St. Francis’ Hamilton

    Tuesday evening’s Glendale Unified School District board meeting closed on a somber note as board president Greg Krikorian relayed the district’s best wishes to community supporter Eric Hamilton, who has been seriously ill. “I want our thoughts and prayers — and obviously he’s going to fight through...

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In Theory: How should we react to mistaken assumptions about faith?

The Southern Poverty Law Center, an organization that advocates for civil rights, recently agreed to settle a $3.375-million lawsuit and apologize to British activist Maajid Nawaz for listing him on its website as an anti-Islamic extremist. Nawaz, a former radical who changed his point of view...

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