Glendale Water & Power recently launched a pilot program that will give thousands of customers more thorough information on how many gallons of water they consume, while providing tips for cutting back, in a move to spur greater conservation among residents.
One of the charges of the high school English teacher is to help teenagers see the relevancy of literature to their lives. I'm always on the lookout on how to win over the students to read, in their minds, very old books from long, long ago.
A silver SUV crashed into a power pole and a fire hydrant in the 2800 block of Verdugo Road on Thursday afternoon, leaving 796 homes in the area without electricity, said City Spokesman Tom Lorenz.
A silent film set to the music of composer of George Gershwin that details a teenager's attempts to win the heart of his dream girl and another film that follows an introverted teenager as he recounts his life to the toy robot he's repairing recently won honors at a local film festival.
The La Cañada Flintridge One City One Book Committee has announced its pick for the community read this fall. Local residents are invited to dive into “Suspect,” by Robert Crais, then participate in an October event with its author.
La Cañada Flintridge residents who are new to the area are invited to join Newcomers and Friends of San Gabriel Valley, according to Terry Akins, a spokesperson for the organization.
Glendale police will conduct a DUI checkpoint this weekend as well as aggressively patrolling for drunk drivers over Labor Day weekend.
When La Cañada High School teacher, athletic director and girls basketball coach Tamar Hill stepped down from her athletic positions in March, she was looking for a change of pace from the hectic schedules and stresses that had come to dominate her life.
Despite the belief that even the best laid schemes of mice and men often go awry, La Cañada Unified Supt. Wendy Sinnette still believes in the power of a school district powered by principals and steered by well-planned goals.
We were at the Huntington Medical Research Institutes open house in Pasadena when one of the board members mentioned her support for a special project at the Pasadena Humane Society.
Each morning at 7 o'clock, John Giacchio and I would unfurl the colors, then attach the clips of the rope to the eyelets embroidered into the blue field of stars. While humming “To the Colors,” we'd raise the flag and salute. At 5 p.m. we'd lower the flag, hum “Retreat,” then fold Old Glory and return her to the principal's office at Saint Frances of Rome elementary school.
With a roster that consists of 22 players, the Flintridge Prep football team was pleased to announce two new additions during practice recently as the Rebels tuned up for their season-opener Friday versus Blair.
With a returning quarterback and coaching staff, a veteran offensive line and a defense not short on experience, it would stand to reason that the upcoming 2014 season would be one of stability and consistency for the Flintridge Prep football team.
Iron Eyes Cody, who lived most of his life as an Indian, was very active in the Scouting program here in Glendale and often shared his knowledge of Indian lore with local groups. So, it was a surprise to many when a 1996 newspaper article said that Cody was not a Native American.
Glendale Unified Supt. Dick Sheehan is making the rounds to three elementary schools that could be affected if the Sagebrush area of La Cañada is transferred to that city's school district.
A group of volunteers recently finished compiling a series of recommendations aimed at boosting pedestrian safety within the city, and they're expected to go before the Glendale City Council in October.
From a numbers perspective, the La Cañada High football team might be the smallest in school history.
Simplicity appears to be the name of the game at Hoover High.
A 27-year-old federal officer was arrested early Wednesday morning after he allegedly, while drunk, approached a man in downtown Burbank while brandishing a handgun, police said.
At least for now, things seem to be in order throughout the lineup for the Crescenta Valley High girls’ tennis team.
In recent seasons, the Glendale Community College women’s soccer team began competition during the final week of August. Things will be slightly different this upcoming season for the Vaqueros.
The Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club will host a football season kickoff party from 5 to 8 p.m. this Thursday. The event will be held at Straw Hat Pizza, 3463 Foothill Blvd., La Crescenta.
A compromise was reached Wednesday between Gov. Jerry Brown and lawmakers on a bill that would extend and more than triple funding for a program designed to keep film and television jobs in California, clearing the way for state Senate consideration of the measure.
Children enrolled in the Boys & Girls Club of Burbank and Greater East Valley commemorated the beginning of the new school year by competing in the organization’s annual decathlon, where they were quizzed on what they’ve learned during the summer. Children in the group for 11-year-olds and older were declared the winners.
La Cañada High School senior Alice Zhai received special recognition Tuesday from the La Cañada Unified Governing Board for a science project on hurricanes that was published in an international journal and earned her a $50,000 scholarship from the Davidson Institute.
Glendale Unified Supt. Dick Sheehan is making the rounds to three elementary schools that could be affected by the potential transfer of the Sagebrush area of La Cañada Flintridge into La Cañada Unified School District.
Through words and recollections, the spirit of James Brown was resurrected Monday evening as local fans came to Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse to learn more about a new biography penned by the famed singer's son.
Glendale Adventist Medical Center has agreed to pay a $700,000 settlement in response to a complaint alleging the hospital was illegally dumping homeless and mentally ill patients in Los Angeles’ skid-row neighborhood.
On several occasions in recent days I had to pinch myself to remind me that it was August because we have been experiencing "June gloom" in the morning.
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