Heat, student safety at forefront for local schools

A scorching heat wave that blistered the region with near record-high temperatures also brought safety to the forefront for the local high schools and college.

La Cañada High girls' volleyball trips up top-ranked Mayfield

LA CAÑADA — Apparently the members of the La Cañada High girls’ volleyball team didn’t get the memo they were set to compete against a top-ranked squad Tuesday.

Glendale High's Grace Tappin, after hitting a very unlikely shot that falls for a point is congratulated by teammates Ivanna Gamboa and Kathleen Hulguin in a nonleague match against at Glendale High on Tuesday. Glendale won the match 3-2 in a thriller. (Tim Berger/Staff Photographer)

Glendale High girls' volleyball passes final test versus Monrovia before league

GLENDALE — Had the Glendale High girls’ volleyball team hoped for a challenge in its final nonleague match before the commencement of Pacific League action, then Monrovia High certainly fit the bill.

Hoover football coach Matt Andersen speaks at the Quarterback Club on Tuesday, September 16, 2014.

Quarterback Club: Transportation issues can't stall Crescenta Valley football team

GLENDALE — The Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club, in its 72nd year, meets Tuesdays at the Elk's Lodge. The following are odds and ends from the second meeting of the year.

Tommy Stender, 10 and in 5th grade, plays the violin during the Valley View Elementary School Band and Orchestra Instrumental Spring Concert at the La Crescenta school on Thursday, May 13, 2010.

Group fosters art, health and science programs for Glendale schools

A year ago, a student in Gregg Boyadgian's fifth-grade music class at Horace Mann Elementary School stopped speaking. She had lost a parent and fell into a deep depression. After the school provided her with a violin, she began to open up again.

A class of 11 people interested in yoga practice at the Alex Theatre in Glendale where Glendale Arts holds its first of four free yoga classes as part of the Pop Up! series on Monday, September 15, 2014.

Glendale Arts Pop Up series hosts free yoga class at the Alex Theatre

Typically the site of preshow receptions, the forecourt of the Alex Theatre on Monday was instead a setting for yoga mats and stretching poses.

Report answers queries regarding possible Sagebrush transfer

Glendale school officials this week released answers to 63 questions posed by parents and residents during a PTA meeting last month at Mountain Avenue Elementary about the possible transfer of an area called the Sagebrush territory to the La Cañada Unified school district.

A Glendale man was shot and injured while allegedly robbing a home in Van Nuys on Monday, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

Man shot after allegedly breaking into house

A Glendale man was shot and injured while allegedly robbing a home in Van Nuys on Monday, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

A Southwest Airlines plane takes off at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank on Thursday, April 15, 2010.

Bob Hope Airport sees slight bump in passengers

After a two-month dip in passengers at Bob Hope Airport, there was a 1.2% increase in July compared to the same month last year, despite a 4.7% drop in available seats, according to the latest passenger report.

Fewer Burbank grads college bound

A lower percentage of students graduated from Burbank high schools and immediately enrolled in colleges or universities last year compared to five years ago, according to recently released data.