Boys' Swimming Preview: Can Crescenta Valley swimming maintain storied success?

Boys' Swimming Preview: Can Crescenta Valley swimming maintain storied success?

Even without the star power and depth that carried Crescenta Valley High’s boys’ swimming team to three straight CIF Southern Section Division II top-three finishes from 2011-13, the Falcons still managed to stay in the top 10 with a seventh-place finish last year.

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The Valley Line: Area eateries host 'Dinners from the Heart'

The Valley Line: Area eateries host 'Dinners from the Heart'

Here we are and it is the first week of March already. These past few days have been busy ones for many of our folk who are charity-minded. They have attended several dinners to raise funds for Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services and its many programs. The annual event is called, “Dinners from the Heart,” and is staged in 35 different restaurants throughout the San Gabriel Valley.

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Jury awards teacher $178K in disability discrimination case

A federal jury unanimously found Monday that the Archdiocese of Los Angeles discriminated against a former kindergarten teacher at a private school in La Cañada Flintridge and engaged in conduct which was “malicious, oppressive or in conscious disregard” of the teacher’s disability rights when they fired her in 2012 following spine surgery.

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Intersections: The roots of tree veneration grow deep

Intersections: The roots of tree veneration grow deep

Earlier this week, I was invited to speak at an Arbor Day event organized by Glendale Beautiful at the Casa Adobe de San Rafael, the oldest home in the city of Glendale.

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Workshop looks at 710 EIR

Workshop looks at 710 EIR

Locals put weekend plans on hold Saturday morning, crowding into La Cañada’s City Council chambers to learn how to harness people power in anticipation of the release of the California Department of Transportation’s proposed 710 Freeway extension project.

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La Cañada History: 'Champagne Lady' takes to the slopes

La Cañada History: 'Champagne Lady' takes to the slopes

Ten Years Ago

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Attack suspect was angry ex-boyfriend, victim's brother says

Attack suspect was angry ex-boyfriend, victim's brother says

Lance Jaquette got the call at 11:09 p.m. Tuesday.

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Boys' Volleyball Preview: Flintridge Prep looking for third straight Prep League crown

Boys' Volleyball Preview: Flintridge Prep looking for third straight Prep League crown

Before the first serve of the season took place, the members of the Flintridge Prep boys’ volleyball team had been bestowed with a top-10 ranking in the CIF Southern Section Division IV preseason poll.

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Girls' Swimming Preview: Flintridge Sacred Heart has newer, larger goals

The finish line for the 2015 season has been pushed back and there will be considerable reward for those who have enough for the extra mile.

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Boys' Swimming Preview: Rebuilding for La Cañada, Flintridge Prep comes with high hopes

A rebuilding effort is underway at La Cañada High, albeit one that should be smoother in the familiar waters of CIF Southern Section Division II.

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The Bob Hope Airport Art Poster Winners are from the left, Anyssa Payaslyan, 12th grade, Burbank High School, Instructor: James Bentley; Ali Lax, 10th Grade, Burbank High School, Instructor: James Bentley; and David Quines, 10th grade, Burbank High School, Instructor: James Bentley.

Airport tower to display 'awesome' artwork

Some high school students might see their artwork hung on a fridge door for friends and family to admire or shown at an event for a few hundred art lovers to enjoy.

Southern California Edison announced plans in June 2013 to permanently shut down the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station near San Clemente.

Emails with utilities 'troubling,' says PUC President Michael Picker

Emails portraying overly chummy and questionable contacts between California utilities and state regulators are "troubling," the new president of the Public Utilities Commission told lawmakers Tuesday.

Burbank paramedics attended to victims of a stabbing before they were transported to a trauma center. The stabbing was reported around 11 p.m. Tuesday night.

Suspect in custody after allegedly attacking three women

[UPDATED 11:03 a.m.] A 29-year-old Santa Clarita man was arrested early Wednesday morning after allegedly attacking three women, two of whom were stabbed, at their Burbank home, police said.

From left are Bruce Lira, Mario Valadez, Brandon Mendenhall, Nate Stockton and Michael Lira of band, the Mendenhall Experiment.  Photographed on Friday, February 27, 2015.

818 Roundup: Despite cerebral palsy, musician rocks on; Glendale City Council campaign finances

Good morning, 818! Today is Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 72 degrees and a low of 45 degrees with mostly clear skies in the evening, according to the National Weather Service.

Burroughs High girls' basketball lost in the CIF semifinals on Tuesday.

No. 1 Burroughs basketball falls short of quest to play for CIF title

TORRANCE — The Burroughs High girls’ basketball team has taken some rather big steps this season. Tuesday, however, the program looked to take a monumental leap.

La Canada boys' soccer lost to Monrovia on Tuesday in the CIF semifinals.

Penalty kick heartbreak ends La Cañada boys' soccer's playoff run

LA CAÑADA — Following 80 minutes of regulation and an additional 20 minutes of overtime, the La Cañada High boys’ soccer team found itself entering a penalty kick session with something huge at stake — a trip to the CIF Southern Section Division VI championship match.

From left are Bruce Lira, Mario Valadez, Brandon Mendenhall, Nate Stockton and Michael Lira of band, the Mendenhall Experiment.  Photographed on Friday, February 27, 2015.

Despite cerebral palsy, musician rocks on

In hard rock, Brandon Mendenhall found salvation in the form of acceptance, friendship and, for the past six years, a creative outlet.

First-time council candidate leads in campaign funding, reports show

A first-time City Council candidate has doubled down in the money race prior to the April 7 election, an analysis of campaign disclosure statements shows.

Doris McKently, 94, receives flowers from parent Aida Knur during the R.D. White Elementary School's 100th year celebration in Glendale on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. McKently taught at the school from 1967 to 1987. Martha McDaniel (Dzaich), second from left, attended the school as a kindergartener in 1929.

R.D. White Elementary PTA celebrates 100 years

Less than a year after R.D. White Elementary opened its doors to students in 1915, the school’s Parent Teachers Assn. was established, making it among the oldest PTAs in Glendale.

Veterans job fair set for March 19

Job-seeking military veterans may want to polish up their resumes and have their business attire inspection-ready for an upcoming veterans job fair on March 19. The event is open to the public.

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