A 24-year-old Northridge man was arrested Saturday after allegedly slashing a woman’s car tires, breaking its side view mirror and denting its hood — all over a parking spot, police said.
Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy senior Kelly Fradet may not know exactly what career path she will take after high school, but with an internship at Boeing already under her belt, her passions are pushing her toward advanced work in science and engineering.
When La Cañada High School’s Sarah Shaklan first applied for a spot on the Pasadena Tournament of Roses’ 2016 Royal Court, she was just one in a crowd of friends who thought it would be something fun to do.
Comic actress and best-selling author Mindy Kaling spoke to a sold-out crowd last weekend at the Alex Theatre in Glendale, the latest large-scale book event hosted there by Live Talks Los Angeles. It was the fastest-selling event ever in the series, said producer Ted Habte-Gabr.
"To alcohol. The cause of and solution to all of life's problems."
Ray Fernandez (Tony Lo Bianco) is a low-rent gigolo who wheedles money out of the lonely women he meets through a pen pal dating service. But he claims to be stricken with true love for one of his victims, Martha Beck, and forms a partnership with her. With her posing as his sister, they continue the rip-offs, but with ever-escalating violence.
Good morning, 818. Today is Monday, Oct. 5, 2015. Temperatures for today are forecasted to reach a high of 74 and a low of 59, with a slight chance of showers during the day, according to the National Weather Service.
Gov. Jerry Brown this week signed into law AB 8, a bill written by local Assemblyman Mike Gatto that will allow information to be posted on computerized freeway signs about suspected hit-and-run vehicles and their drivers when a collision causes a fatality or serious bodily injury. It’s a common-sense piece of legislation that should be especially welcome in cities like Glendale and, to a lesser degree, Burbank, where people are felled all too frequently by drivers who panic and flee the scene.
GLENDALE — If Glendale Community College’s football team wanted to right the ship at home in its second Pacific Conference American Division game after three straight losses, it would have to come against the reigning conference champion, visiting Santa Monica College.
LA CAÑADA — For all the serves, aces, digs and kills recorded during Saturday’s nonleague match between the La Cañada High and Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy volleyball teams, each of the players were aware of the match’s true importance.
LA VERNE — In the grand hopes of rebuilding a program, progress has been found by the Bellarmine-Jefferson High football team this season every time it’s taken the field and silver linings discovered with every completed contest.
When painter Kent Twitchell was asked to single-handedly adjudicate the Brand Library’s annual National Exhibition of Works on Paper, he wasn’t prepared for the enormity of the task.
“The Keeping Room” looks like a Western, feels like a Western, and is generally considered a Western — even though the farthest west it appears to go is South Carolina, which, of course, sits on the Atlantic.
LA CRESCENTA — While the Burroughs High and Bellarmine-Jefferson cross-country teams only represented a small portion of the squads participating at Saturday morning’s 48th annual Staub/Barnes Invitational at Crescenta Valley Park, the programs more than made their presence known.
I want to remind everyone that the Burbank Community Advisory Board will be having its meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 13 at 6 p.m. This meeting will be held at the Burbank Bar and Grille on San Fernando Boulevard downtown and is open to all.
LA CRESCENTA — Victories were at premium for the majority of the local cross-country competitors at the 48th annual Staub/Barnes Invitational held Saturday morning at Crescenta Valley Park.
Saying she felt that she’d run out of things to say, Carla Schwam continued addressing City Council even a while longer in her last-ditch effort to block a proposed second phase route of the Burbank Channel Bikeway, which she fears could bring hundreds of people within a stone's throw of her home and could ruin the “unexpected oasis” at the end of Ash Avenue, where it abuts the Western Flood Channel.
The audience in the auditorium on the second floor of Burbank's Central Library on Thursday evening suggested incantations.
LOS ANGELES — At nearly every practice, the Flintridge Prep football team spends time working on special teams.
GLENDALE — Showing superiority on both sides of the ball, the Crescenta Valley High football team rebounded from its loss a week prior as the offense returned to form, while the defense continued its stellar play in overwhelming a depleted Glendale team in the annual “Battle for the Gong” on Friday night at Moyse Field.
BURBANK — Despite ample opportunities to rally for another late victory, the Burbank High football team couldn't get out of its own way.
Burbank continues to exceed state-mandated water conservation goals. For the third straight month, the city cut water use by more than the 24% goal set by state water officials in response to Gov. Jerry Brown’s conservation mandate, which went into effect in June.
There’s plenty of hiking trails around Los Angeles, but one native author has meticulously carved out a trek through a massive, yet unconventional landmark — Forest Lawn Memorial Park Glendale.
A longtime mural restorer who helped lift the mural ban in Los Angeles talked about the experience at the Brand Library & Art Center Thursday night and offered advice on how Glendale could grow its collection of art in public spaces.
In addition to that grande iced sugar-free vanilla latte with soy milk or the triple venti half-sweet nonfat caramel macchiato or just the simple tall coffee, at several Starbucks locations in the Los Angeles area customers can grab a pinot noir, a Malbec or a “curated” craft beer as part of a program called “Starbucks Evenings.”
Robots, 3-D printers, computer-numerical-control machines and the tools students produce with them were on display Friday during an open house highlighting Glendale Community College’s manufacturing and robotics programs.
Burbank City Council last week renewed an agreement for independent monitoring of the Burbank Police Department, following the release earlier this year of the third and latest independent audit by the Los Angeles County Office of Independent Review.
The grocery-delivery service Instacart is expanding into Burbank, company officials announced recently.
For Burbank resident Maritza Brikisak, acting is her dream, but it's not the type of job that family and friends always encourage. They sometimes recommend pursuing a "real" job.
OXNARD — Glendale Community College’s women’s cross-country team stated its case Friday.