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November 2, 1989 | DENISE HAMILTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Saying its hands are tied by state guidelines regarding desegregation, a Los Angeles County schools committee Wednesday recommended against a controversial proposal for Sierra Madre to secede from the Pasadena Unified School District. Several members of the Los Angeles County Committee on School District Reorganization expressed frustration at the current state guidelines, saying they are outdated and need revision.
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June 11, 2001 | STEPHANIE CHAVEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
There's a favorite little form of hazing in Sierra Madre. Ask a local for a phone number, and they recite only the last four digits. "Oh, sorry, we only have four numbers in Sierra Madre," they like to say. Insiders know the prefix is 355. Outsiders have to ask. There's a newer prefix--836--but if you have it, you're new in town. The residents of Sierra Madre, snuggled against the San Gabriel Mountains between Pasadena and Arcadia, go to great lengths to define themselves as small-town people.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 11, 2001 | STEPHANIE CHAVEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
There's a favorite little form of hazing in Sierra Madre. Ask a local for a phone number, and they recite only the last four digits. "Oh, sorry, we only have four numbers in Sierra Madre," they like to say. Insiders know the prefix is 355. Outsiders have to ask. There's a newer prefix--836--but if you have it, you're new in town. The residents of Sierra Madre, snuggled against the San Gabriel Mountains between Pasadena and Arcadia, go to great lengths to define themselves as small-town people.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 2, 1989 | DENISE HAMILTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Saying its hands are tied by state guidelines regarding desegregation, a Los Angeles County schools committee Wednesday recommended against a controversial proposal for Sierra Madre to secede from the Pasadena Unified School District. Several members of the Los Angeles County Committee on School District Reorganization expressed frustration at the current state guidelines, saying they are outdated and need revision.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 13, 1989 | DENISE HAMILTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Should students be allowed to transfer from a poorer school district to a more affluent one? This controversial question is being debated in the San Gabriel Valley, where a group of parents from Sierra Madre are pushing a proposal to switch youngsters out of the Pasadena Unified School District and join the more upscale Arcadia Unified School District.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 13, 1989 | DENISE HAMILTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Should students be allowed to transfer from a poorer school district to a more affluent one? This controversial question is being debated in the San Gabriel Valley, where a group of parents from Sierra Madre are pushing a proposal to switch youngsters out of the Pasadena Unified School District and join the more upscale Arcadia Unified School District.
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