| Jan 18, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Good morning, 818 readers! Today is Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. Locals in the Glendale-area can expect to see a high of 82 and low of 52, according to forecasters at the National Weather Service.
We're rounding up the top news items in the region:
| Aug 17, 2013
| 2:26 PM
Glendale Unified officials have renewed hope that the district can win a federal grant worth up to $30 million following the district's failed attempt to win the grant last year because it lacked support from the Glendale Teachers Assn.
In 2012, the...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 6:33 PM
Seeking a stronger political voice in Sacramento and Washington, D.C., Glendale City Council members voted Tuesday to hire a state lobbyist and enter into negotiations with a federal lobbyist in the hope of steering policy decisions and grant money the...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 7:43 PM
Two young Glendale residents are among 300 semi-finalists nationwide for a science and math competition set for next month in Washington, D.C.
Francesca Legaspi and Daniel Yacoubian will find out next week if they will be one of 30 finalists competing...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 4:54 PM
Glendale Unified will not apply for federal Race to the Top funds — a potential $30 million payout — a decision that avoids a confrontation with the district's teachers union regarding the use of test scores that scuttled the highly-sought...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 3:31 PM
La Caņada Elementary was named a National Blue Ribbon school on Tuesday, the first time it has received the honor.
The Blue Ribbon program recognizes public and private schools that perform well or have made a significant improvement. The campus was one...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 3:58 PM
During the past 12 years, Glendale teachers have taken advantage of $4 million in grant funds to travel across the country to cities, museums and historical institutions to immerse themselves in stories of the past. But that appears to be coming to an...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 5:05 PM
It wasn't unanimous, but the City Council approved sending a message of support for a massive $1.08 billion renovation of the Los Angeles River corridor on a 3-1 vote Tuesday with one member abstaining. Glendale would not have to provide any funding for...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 2:45 PM
A petition on Whitehouse.gov is urging President Barack Obama to display a rug woven by Armenian orphans at a refugee camp in 1920. The tapestry was donated to President Calvin Coolidge in 1925, as a gift to thank Americans for their humanitarian...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 9:33 AM
My favorite Halloween-week movie, promoted at a discount by Redbox, was "Daddy, I'm a Zombie," described as a coming-of-age film about an early teen named Dixie who turns into one of those living dead creatures that populate, along with vampires, so...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 2:10 PM
The Glendale Youth Orchestra, conducted by Brad Keimach, opens its 25th season with a concert of selections by Mozart, Beethoven and Rachmaninoff at 7 p.m. on Nov. 17 at the Alex Theatre.
Hillary Lin Santoso, a senior at San Marino High School, will...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 7:01 PM
Five Glendale police officers, including a sergeant involved in an ongoing federal discrimination lawsuit against the Police Department, were promoted Wednesday to higher-ranking positions.
Sgts. Tigran Topadzhikyan and John Gilkerson as well as Officers...