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GIRLS’ SWIMMING

Glendale Community College women's tennis' historic season concludes

It was a season full of firsts and triumphs that was likely the greatest in program history.

Protesters wave the Armenian flag during a demonstration outside the Turkish Consulate on Wilshire Blvd. in Los Angeles on April 24, 2009, to call for an end of Turkey's denials of the Armenian genocide.

While international majority agrees, recognition of Armenian Genocide still a tough sell for some

When parties in the Austrian Parliament this week signed a declaration calling the slaughter of Armenians by the Ottoman Turks that began in 1915 a genocide, the Republic of Turkey issued a statement saying it would leave “permanent stains on Turkish-Austrian friendship” and recalled its ambassador from Vienna.

Thousands brought flags, signs and photos to the March for Justice commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, on Sunset Blvd. in Hollywood on Friday, April 24, 2015.

818 Roundup: More than 130,000 march in LA to commemorate Armenian Genocide; Reward for stolen love letters grows

Good morning, 818! Today is Saturday, April 25, 2015. Temperatures for today are forecasted to reach a high of 72 degrees and a low of 51 degrees with partly cloudy skies in the evening, according to the National Weather Service.

Glendale Community College track team produces three conference titles

Three Glendale Community College athletes took home individual titles at the Western State Conference Championships at Santa Barbara City College.

Crescenta Valley High's Brett Klein hits a single into the outfield for an RBI in the first inning against Arcadia in a Pacific League baseball game at Stengel Field in Glendale on Friday. (Tim Berger/Staff Photographer)

Huge first inning leads Crescenta Valley High baseball to lopsided win against Arcadia

GLENDALE — More often than not, the Crescenta Valley High and Arcadia baseball teams have been accustomed to playing close games.

Benitez, Gharabegi will represent Glendale Community College in quarterfinals

A historic season for the Glendale Community College women’s tennis team will continue for at least one more day and perhaps more.

Flintridge Prep's Dante Fregoso hits a serve into play against Rio Hondo in a Prep League boys volleyball game at Flintridge Preparatory School in La Cañada Flintridge on Friday, April 24, 2015.

Flintridge Prep boys' volleyball keeps rolling with sweep of Rio Hondo Prep

LA CAÑADA — Occupying the top rung of the Prep League standings, the Flintridge Prep boys’ volleyball team is prepared for its share of challenges during the final stretch of the league campaign.

Glendale Community College men's tennis makes postseason exit at Ojai

Aspirations of advancing to Saturday’s second-to-last day of the season-ending 115th annual Ojai Valley Tournament fell short for the Glendale Community College men’s tennis team Friday afternoon.

News-Press Cartoon: Pope Francis acknowledges the Armenian Genocide

News-Press Cartoon: Pope Francis acknowledges the Armenian Genocide

Bert Ring gives us his take on Pope Francis' acknowledgement of the Armenian Genocide and President Obama's decision not to use the word "genocide."

Glendale Community College baseball takes WSC title all for itself

VALENCIA — It made no matter to the Glendale Community College baseball team what L.A. Mission was doing miles away, because the Vaqueros were intent on closing out their Western State Conference South Division business on their own accord.

Armenian Americans span three decades of local leadership

The first Armenian American elected to public office in Glendale didn’t think that being the first was unique at the time.

Thousands brought flags, signs and photos to the March for Justice commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, on Sunset Blvd. in Hollywood on Friday, April 24, 2015.

More than 130,000 people take part in LA rally commemorating Armenian Genocide centennial

A century after a genocide that left 1.5 million Armenians dead, thousands of their descendants took the streets of Los Angeles in remembrance on Friday, while also demanding recognition from the perpetrators.

Glendale officials, residents visit Yerevan

YEREVAN, Armenia -- Former Glendale Mayor Eileen Givens, traveling with a small contingent of local residents, represented the city of Glendale during meetings with Armenian officials as part of genocide commemorations being held in that country.

Members of the La Cañada High School TACH Executive Board David Yoon, from left, Eza Bromley, Kyle Kevorkian, Josh Moulin and Ryan Newquist are planning their annual TACH Bash, which will take place from noon to 4 p.m. at Memorial Park, 1301 Foothill Blvd.  The event will include food trucks, live entertainment,  a giant slide, silent auction and more.

Teens host event for Children's Hospital Los Angeles

The community is invited to the annual TACH (Teens for the Advancement of Children’s Hospital) Bash, which will take place from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 26 in Memorial Park, 1301 Foothill Blvd.

Police are investigating an apparent suicide of a Burbank man, whose body was discovered near Oxnard.

Police: Burbank man's body discovered in Ventura County in apparent suicide

Police are investigating the apparent suicide of a Burbank man whose body was recovered Thursday off Pacific Coast Highway in Ventura County, near Naval Air Station Point Mugu.

Columnist Katherine Yamada meets with Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan and presents him with a book she co-wrote, "Glendale."

Verdugo Views: Part of the excitement as history unfolds

This past week has been a remarkable one, a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

A Word, Please: Being an expert is all well and good

When someone asks how you’re doing, can you respond “I am good”? Or is the only correct form “I am well”? And why?

The Whiteboard Jungle: Non-educators heading school districts isn't that rare

No experience required.

A sophisticated color scheme and tailored furnishings were used in the Carriage House dining room, which was designed by Jack Carino and Amin and Kaleen Khademi of G.H. Wood Design.

Photo Gallery: 2015 Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts

INFOGRAPHIC: A profile of poverty in Burbank

INFOGRAPHIC: A profile of poverty in Burbank

INFOGRAPHIC: A profile of poverty in Glendale

INFOGRAPHIC: A profile of poverty in Glendale

Crime Report: Silver and gold coins from 1988 Olympics stolen from home

The victim reported she'd left her home secured at 9:30 a.m. When she returned at 1:10 p.m. she saw that a sliding-glass door had been shattered.

<p>Krikor and Vartouhi Tcholakian with their son, Mihran, in the mid-1980s, the early years of Carousel Restaurant in Hollywood.</p>

Armenian immigration to the Southland: Struggle, soujouk and the 'survivor generation'

Vartouhi Tcholakian remembers hearing bombs passing over her home when the civil war started in Lebanon in 1975.

<p>John and Rosaleen Rickerby on their wedding day. Their son, Mark Rickerby, is offering a $5,000 reward for the return of a case of love letters written by his late father that was stolen from his mother's Glendale home during a residential burglary on Thursday.</p>

Reward for recovery of decades-old love letters upped to $5K

The reward for the return of decades-old love letters or information leading to an arrest has increased to $5,000, offered by the son of the 80-year-old Glendale woman whose home they were stolen from last week.

Water runoff alarms residents

La Ca˜ada Irrigation District manager says regular cleaning is required by law.

[UPDATED 4:39 p.m.] Several La Cañada residents were alarmed this week after witnessing mass quantities of water issuing from reservoirs near Alta Canyada Road and Harter Lane, both owned and operated by the La Cañada Irrigation District.

From left to right, Crescenta Valley Water District GM Thomas A. Love, Foothill Municipal Water District director Richard Atwater, FMWD GM Nina Jazmadarian and La Ca&ntilde;ada Flintridge mayor Dave Spence with the voluntary water conservation sign at left and the new mandatory water conservation sign at center and right, in front of city hall in La Ca&ntilde;ada Flintridge on Tuesday, April 21, 2015.

Outside City Hall, orange is the new alert

As California water officials met to determine how much cities will be forced to conserve in the coming year, Foothill Municipal Water District changed its own conservation status Tuesday to “orange,” warning residents of drier times ahead.

The Genocide Memorial is blessed at a candlelight vigil after a ceremony sponsored by United Young Armenians in the parking lot of the Glendale Civic Auditorium on Thursday, April 23, 2015.

GCC holds vigil to commemorate 100th anniversary of Armenian Genocide

A giant wreath was placed by the Armenian Genocide memorial plaque at the Glendale Community College on Thursday as a procession of a few hundred students and faculty watched.

<p>Sprinklers water a lawn at a residence along Parnell Ave. in Los Angeles on Thursday, April 16, 2015.</p>

818 Roundup: Crescenta Valley Water District limits lawn irrigation; Businesses close in observance of Armenian Genocide

Good morning, 818! Today is Friday, April 24, 2015. Temperatures for today are forecasted to reach a high of 69 degrees and a low of 53 with a 20% chance of showers during the day, according to the National Weather Service.

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