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Paradise Canyon students will experiment with tech in reimagined computer lab

On Tuesday, the second day of the new school year, a class of Paradise Canyon Elementary third-graders were treated to a sneak peek of the school’s completely renovated computer lab, and of what 21st-century learning could look like at La Cañada Unified campuses. Gone was the boring beige signifying...

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Culture change, growth key goals for La Cañada football

Culture change, growth key goals for La Cañada football

Though the start of the high school football season is fast approaching, the viewpoint for new La Cañada High coach Jason Sarceda is one beyond 2017. The team’s former assistant may have only taken the head coaching reins in June, but his vision for the squad is one he’s been formulating for a...

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  • Long-term commitment to California’s water resources is essential

    Long-term commitment to California’s water resources is essential

    Throughout the history of the West, the old adage remains true: “water is worth fighting for.” I believe our national parks are also worth fighting for. They are cherished places collectively known as “America’s best idea.” To protect both water and National Parks and in response to increasing...

  • A ‘Deliverance’ experience through the ‘Rear Window’

    A ‘Deliverance’ experience through the ‘Rear Window’

    One morning last week, I almost met a murderer — and at a time and place when I was very vulnerable. It was at 6 o’clock on the Mt. Lukens fire road, where virtually nothing ever happens, let alone a homicide. As readers of my commentaries know, I hike there regularly at that time, when I have...

  • If ‘new blood’ is desirable, why appoint former mayor to City Council?

    The La Cañada Flintridge City Council loves to make “safe” decisions. It did so when it made a call for applicants instead of a call for an election to fill a vacant council seat following the passing of beloved Councilman David Spence. It did so again with the appointment of former Councilman...

  • Why we fight for universal healthcare

    Why we fight for universal healthcare

    Six months into President Trump’s term, the Republican majority in Congress has largely been consumed by its effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act. This is unsurprising, given the GOP has been fixated on repealing “Obamacare” for the past seven years. At the time of passage, we all recognized...

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