PASADENA — After going through the dual meet portion of the Prep League unblemished once again this season, the Flintridge Prep boys’ swim team looked to put the finishing touches on its third straight league title in the Prep League finals at Pasadena Polytechnic.
GLENDALE — If there was a virtue the Glendale Community College baseball team gleaned from its early season struggles this year, perhaps it was an ability to persevere.
LA CRESCENTA — With respective league seasons winding down and the postseason looming, high school teams from all areas met at Crescenta Valley High for the 14th Annual CV boys’ volleyball tournament on Saturday.
Taking the first shot off the tee May 8 when the La Cañada Flintridge Country Club’s 50th annual two-day Canyon Classic gets underway will be Jimmy Roy, a sprightly 96-year-old who won the inaugural tournament in 1965 with his partner Bill Whitescarver, then a member of Glendora Country Club.
The La Cañada Flintridge Educational Foundation’s Endowment Fund is seeking community nominations of outstanding La Cañada Unified educators. Nominations are due by May 8. Anyone is eligible to submit a nomination — fellow-teachers, parents, administrators, and even students, if they can independently complete the nomination form.
It took about 40 hours for the Albertsons on Verdugo Avenue and Hollywood Way in Burbank to become a Haggen grocery store, but it’s a change that’s more than in name only.
Bert Ring gives us his take on Burbank Water and Power's plan to begin enforcing the city's water-conservation ordinance. Violations such as watering lawns on days when it's not allowed or failing to fix leaky irrigation systems may result in $100 fines.
Who are Doug and Shelly Starling?
A man was killed early Saturday morning after being struck by a train in Glendale, officials said.
Glendale resident Rosaleen Rickerby had her collection of decades-old love letters stolen from her home during a daytime burglary a couple weeks ago, but her mailbox will be filling up with new letters soon.
818 Roundup: Frutos chosen as Burbank's new mayor; Glendale considers funding for Rose Parade return
Good morning, 818! Today is Saturday, May 2, 2015. Temperatures for today are forecasted to reach a high of 87 degrees and a low of 55 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.
GLENDALE — A strikeout from Burroughs High pitcher Max DeAmicis with two on and two out in the bottom of the seventh preserved what could very well be a historic victory for the Indians.
REDONDO BEACH — Coming off a successful cross-country season, Flintridge Prep’s Jack Van Scoter has endured a few bumps in the road during the track and field season.
SOUTH PASADENA — Facing a team that had not scored against it in two previous meetings, it wouldn’t be beyond the realm of thinking that one big inning early the third time around would suffice.
During his 10-year run serving as an assistant football coach at several high schools across the San Fernando Valley, George Maiale pined for the opportunity to become a head coach and select a group of his own assistants to help mold a program.
GLENDALE — Defense and situational hitting proved the difference for the Glendale Community College baseball team in Friday afternoon’s first game of its California Community College Athletic Assn. Southern California Regional series.
In taking his seat for the first time as Burbank mayor, Bob Frutos outlined his priorities for the office, which include ensuring the city’s public safety services remain top notch, potholes get filled and the city government becomes more accountable and responsive.
TEMPLE CITY — Having already clinched second place in the Rio Hondo League, the members of the La Cañada High boys’ tennis team still had some unfinished business to tend to Friday.
Three local students were honored recently at the annual 28th District Congressional Art Competition Exhibit in Van De Kamp Hall at Descanso Gardens in La Cañada Flintridge, hosted by Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank).
Just a few weeks after breaking ground on a new store in Burbank, IKEA officials were in City Council chambers Tuesday to protest a policy that would keep them from generating their own power at the site using fuel-cell technology.
After breaking a century-long tradition with the absence of an entry in this year’s Tournament of Roses parade, the Glendale City Council will consider throwing in for a 2016 float, but a lot weighs on how much fundraising a group of enthusiastic volunteers can pull off.
Glendale Community College's Alex Gomez hits a single in the bottom of the fourth inning against Southwestern College in an opening round playoff baseball game at Stengel Field in Glendale on Friday, May 1, 2015.
Of the more than 1,300 seniors who were on the path to graduate at the beginning of the 2013-14 school year, 93.6% of them went on to earn their high school diploma, while about 4% dropped out.
A nearly 70-year tradition that features local fathers producing a light-hearted display of shenanigans will take to the stage again next week at Glendale High School for the 68th annual “Fathers’ Follies.”
Water-wasters watch out — Burbank Water and Power will begin enforcing the city’s water-conservation ordinance by imposing $100 fines for violations such as watering lawns on days when it’s not allowed or failing to fix leaky irrigation systems.
Every so often there is a local news item that has a compelling or unique human element that draws many of us in. Such a story unfolded a couple of weeks ago when Glendale resident Rosaleen Rickerby became the victim of a burglary during which she lost, among other precious belongings, about 30 love letters written to her more than half a century ago by her late husband.
Weary of dealing with a firm that has become in recent months unresponsive and clearly unhelpful, Burbank school officials plan to keep the job of self-operating its food services program in-house.
How big a problem is the dreaded dangler? In the real world, maybe not so big. Danglers, though sometimes serious, often aren’t so bad. Some don’t harm your message at all and could slip by even the most careful reader. But for anyone who puts a premium on precision, it’s a good idea to avoid danglers.
For much of the world, the first day of May, or May Day, has one of three connotations: a celebration of spring, with pictures of children dancing around a maypole; a political holiday or demonstration in support of organized labor and the struggle of workers; or a call of distress in an emergency.