March 9, 2010
The students in Carol Tensen’s sixth-grade class still eat chicken. That’s despite gutting a bird and putting up with its decomposing smell the past six weeks, all in the name of ancient Egypt. “We learned what happened when pharaohs got mummified,” Balboa Elementary School student Teni Amadian said. “We thought the chicken could be our pharaoh.” Enter King Kluckhamen, whose rancid stench took 30 minutes to leave the room, at least initially, according to student Connor McGarrah.
November 23, 2009
Glendale residents Mike and Amiee Klem say they’ve found the answer to the potentially unsafe online environments of Facebook or MySpace. LittleBirdTales.com was launched this fall with the hope of allowing kids to share their art and photographs with the world in a safe online environment that is free of ads and merchandising. One of the unique features of Little Bird Tales is that it keeps kids on the site at all times. This means kids cannot click a link on Little Bird Tales and be taken to another website.
October 4, 2009
GLENDALE — Madeleine and Michael Miller’s poodle-Chihuahua mix, Suki, received a holy blessing from the Rev. Keith Banwart Jr. on Sunday morning at St. Matthews Church in honor of St. Francis Day. The couple traveled from their home in Las Vegas on Friday for St. Matthew’s Church of Glendale and Burbank’s annual animal blessing. They mark their calendar every for the church’s blessing, making sure not to miss it. “Sometimes it looks like Noah’s Ark,” Madeleine Miller said of the blessing services.
April 24, 2009
The American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) Region 88 program, based in Glendale and La Crescenta, will be conducting the last day of its 2009-10 fall season early bird registration for children ages 4 through 18 on Saturday, April 25 (9 a.m. - 3 p.m.) at Clark Magnet School, 4747 New York Ave., La Crescenta. Early bird registration fee for all divisions (through April 25) is $90 (includes uniform, pictures, trophy, and yearbook). Region 88?s website at www.ayso88.org has specific registration information, as well as other information regarding the program.
July 4, 2008
The West Nile virus made its way to La Crescenta this week in the first confirmed case for the year in the Foothills. A crow that dropped out of the sky into the driveway of Crescenta Valley Town Council Mayor Grace Andrus’ home the evening of June 26 was infected with the disease, according to the Los Angeles County Public Health Department. Andrus’ 15-year-old son Danny saw the bird fall and was “fascinated” by the dead animal, Andrus said. Danny retrieved gloves and a shovel to “bag the bird.
February 8, 2008
Robin Goldsworthy Read-only head Text: cco-robins0208 Random thoughts on current events Read-only sig Text: cco-robins0208 Image: cco-goldsworthy1.0824.jpg Robin Goldsworthy Read-only byline Text: cco-robins0208 Read-only body Text: cco-robins0208 irst off, I want to thank the many people who, after reading about our dog Li’l Bear and his medical problems, were kind enough to send well-wishes.