The celestial trajectory of actor-singer Rick Nelson’s career was one of pop culture’s greatest, tinsel-draped, star-crossed tragedies. Growing up on his parent’s network television show “The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet,” Nelson was publicly transformed from bashful cathode-ray boy next door to a rock ‘n’ roll sensation, one whose good looks, ingenuous charm and sweet, hot vocal style propelled him to international stardom.
Malibu attorney Kevin Shenkman has filed a complaint against the Glendale Unified School District for allegedly violating the California Voting Rights Act, 10 days after voters rejected Glendale Unified’s measure that would have paved the path for them to adopt a district-based voting system.
The man who was fatally struck by a train in Glendale early Saturday morning was identified as 20-year-old Manuel Vargas, coroner’s officials said.
Historians and Civil War buffs have long considered the conflict’s activity in the western states as a distant sideshow to the momentous battles in the East. A new exhibition at the Autry National Center goes a long way in bringing the 19th-century issues and battles around slavery in the western region into sharp focus.
818 Roundup: In the case of stolen love letters, pen pals come to the rescue; Burbank Albertsons becomes Haggen
Good morning, 818! Today is Monday, May 4, 2015. Temperatures for today are forecasted to reach a high of 77 degrees and a low of 55 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.
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.