July 14, 2011
The Montrose-Crescenta Branch Library presents Barks & Books, a program offering kids ages 5 to 12 the chance to read to a therapy dog from 3 to 4 p.m. at the library, 2465 Honolulu Ave., Montrose. Call to pre-register: (818) 548-2048. Creative Arts Center Gallery presents the exhibit “Women Painters West” at 1100 W. Clark Ave., Burbank. The exhibit is on display through July 27. Call (818) 238-5397. La Cañada Flintridge Library presents more than 30 original oil paintings by local artists Karen Horn and Karen Sill through July 31 at 4545 N. Oakwood Ave., La Cañada Flintridge.
April 23, 2003
Roland Dimaya, 16, will attend the National Student Leadership Conference on Medicine and Health Care from July 31 to Aug. 10 in Washington, D.C. Roland, a sophomore at Oakwood School in North Hollywood, received an invitation to attend the conference because of his outstanding scholastic achievement and community service. The conference's mission is to identify and recognize outstanding young leaders from around the world, and to provide them with a unique learning environment that encourages not only academic achievement, but also diversity, cooperation and social responsibility.
October 27, 2007
GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL Providence d. Holy Martyrs, 25-10, 25-14, 25-17 : The Pioneers clinched a share of their second straight Liberty League championship with a win Friday on the road. Junior middle Alexis Mitchell led Providence (15-3, 7-0 in league) with 10 kills and five aces. Kristin Huynh added 17 assists. Providence d. Oakwood, 25-17, 25-11, 25-20 : The Pioneers remained perfect and in first place in the Liberty League with an easy Wednesday at Oakwood.
December 17, 2005
tullyBOYS' SOCCER Burbank in La Cañada Holiday Classic: The Bulldogs pulled off a huge win Wednesday in pool play at the tournament at La Cañada High. Burbank defeated the host Spartans in penalty kicks, 6-5, after the match was tied, 2-2, after regulation. "This was a big win for us," said Burbank Coach Frank Chavez, whose team is 4-6-1. "Our goalie [Elmer Aveler] really came up big, he stopped a penalty shot during the game and stopped two shots in the [shootout].
March 15, 2006
PROVIDENCE HIGH ? A third-place finish in the 13th annual Providence Tournament will have to suffice for Pioneer boys' volleyball Coach James Jimenez. Winning its own event was put on hold after falling to L.A. Baptist in a semifinal match. However,after Saturday night's 18-25, 25-22, 25-20, 25-19 third-place win against Liberty League rival Oakwood, Jimenez was both reflective and pleased. "I've been trying to win this tournament for eight years," said Jimenez, who was also a standout player for the Pioneers.
February 7, 2013
NORTH HOLLYWOOD - The Providence High boys basketball team is a group in transition, a team searching for an identity. That's fine if the calendar reads December. Unfortunately for the Pioneers, the month is February, and time just might be running out. “You can't go into the playoffs, expecting to get a playoff spot, playing bad,” said Providence Coach Ernest Baskerville. “You're supposed to be playing better down the stretch. We're not playing better. You're not supposed to hit these bumps in the road down the stretch.” The Pioneers fell to Holy Martyrs, 57-42, on Thursday night at Oakwood High.
June 10, 2000
Robert Blechl TOLUCA LAKE -- In the comics he's known as a sarcastic sloth, but in reality he's the embodiment of stability and love. That's why Ontario, Canada-native Ruth Downes is offering her savings -- $10,000 in U.S. currency -- for the safe return of Garfield, her 12-year-old male tabby. Downes said Garfield wandered out of the Oakwood Apartments on Barham Boulevard on April 25. In Los Angeles to help a friend start a business, she had just moved to the apartments from British Columbia a month prior.
December 14, 2002
SCHEDULE TODAY Girls' basketball Burbank in Marborough Tournament, TBA Girls' soccer Burroughs in Western Christian Tournament, TBA Burbank in Don Lugo Tournament, TBA Boys' soccer Burroughs in Ralph Brandt Tournament at St. Francis High, TBA Burbank vs. Hoover in Ralph Brandt Tournament at Memorial Field, 10:30 a.m. . Girls' water polo Burroughs, Burbank in El Rancho...