Keilee Bessho, Senior, La Cañada
Though Irene Maemura missed achieving her ultimate goal of competing in the state tournament for the first time in her career, she doesn’t harbor any regrets.
LA CAÑADA – Experience proved to be the difference and the downfall of the La Cañada High boys’ basketball team in Saturday’s third-place game of the La Cañada Tournament.
The Directory of Community Organizations and Special Events for 2014-15, prepared annually by the La Cañada Flintridge Coordinating Council, is now online at lcfcc.info. The directory provides an overview of the many organizations in the city that are members of the Coordinating Council.
Having been under the threat of a lawsuit for the past year, the Glendale City Council this week agreed to ask voters in April if the city should switch from its long-standing at-large voting system to individual districts.
Voting is a habit. Getting started early is vitally important to increased civic engagement and, by extension, a better life for us all. So kudos to Burbank City Clerk Zizette Mullins, Woodbury Professor Paul Sabolic and Sabolic’s students for their efforts to get more young people to vote.
Cartoonist Bert Ring on holiday traffic in Glendale.
Well, what a year, huh? Crazy stuff in politics, in sports, in entertainment. Really crazy in entertainment.
Sunshine Kriegsman came out to Dimples in Burbank Thursday night to bring her marriage “full circle.”
La Canada High boys’ basketball got back to winning at its host tournament, defeating Ribet Academy, 64-43.
LA CAÑADA — A return trip to the championship game of the La Cañada Holiday Classic appeared inevitable for the St. Francis High basketball team Friday night.
Good morning, 818! Today is Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 66 degrees and a low of 49 degrees with partly cloudy skies in the evening, according to the National Weather Service.
A residential-and-retail development proposed for downtown Burbank won the City Council’s approval on Tuesday to exceed density limits while providing less parking than city code requires.
Just minutes before dozens of middle and high school students of Glendale’s Tobinworld broke into their rendition of “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas” on Friday, the son of the school’s founder startled his mother with an unexpected announcement.
Burbank Unified school officials have made their first big dent in a $1.4-million grant the district was awarded earlier this year to create educational pathways for students to take from school into their careers.
While there might not be a winter homeless shelter in Glendale this year, those in need of a roof over their head can still be picked up locally and taken to an 80-bed facility in Pacoima.
With hopes of boosting voter registration and turnout, Burbank is looking to local high school and college students for fresh ideas.
More teenagers in middle school and high school reported using electronic cigarettes rather than tobacco cigarettes within about 30 days of taking a government-sponsored survey recently published by Monitoring the Future, an organization conducting an ongoing study of the behavior of secondary students across the country.
The Burbank school board agreed to hire Leadership Associates to search for its next superintendent, who will take the helm of Burbank’s 20 campuses by July.
The descending flight of stairs is reminiscent of the sitcom “Cheers,” but instead of leading to a bar in Boston in the 1980s, this new lounge is situated in modern-day downtown Glendale.
Nearly 70 years ago, a music teacher filling in for his wife’s second-grade class asked the children what they wanted for Christmas.
Not long ago in this space, I wrote about exceptions to a grammar rule. I added, “But none of those exceptions apply in modern publishing.”
Hera is a 5-year-old, female, white Siberian husky who enjoys attention and going for walks. Because she is 5 years old, Hera qualifies for the Senior to Senior program, which waives the adoption fee for adopters age 60 and older. The mandatory microchip fee of $20 still applies.
“Magic in the Moonlight” is somewhere between the 43rd and 45th movie Woody Allen has directed (depending on how you count “What’s Up, Tiger Lily?” and “New York Stories”) — almost certainly the most of any major living filmmaker. His career has had dry spells; his work from the late ’90s to the late ’00s was less rewarding than it had been before and would be after.
Pasadena-based bluesman Lightnin’ Willie has developed a particularly intriguing wrinkle on the genre, one that’s cool, airy, with a sinuous groove that infiltrates his audience’s consciousness and invariably gets them up on their feet.
From the moment you walk in and sense the old wood, the crimson walls, the fresh ranunculus, you know this is going to be something special. Bowls of persimmons and quince and boxes of wild greens look straight out of a still-life painting. Hard-working chefs flip sizzling saute pans in the open kitchen, pausing to exchange greetings with regulars. The music playlist is by somebody I’d like to follow on Spotify. When the menu arrives with fresh herbs attached to it and mouth-watering descriptions, you’re convinced you’re in for a good lunch.
Take a familiar, happily-ever-after fairy tale, throw in slapstick, topical humor, pop songs, ample buffoonery, audience participation throughout and a guy in a dress and you’ve got “Sleeping Beauty and Her Winter Knight,” a dandy British-style panto for the whole family at the Pasadena Playhouse.
Foothill Municipal Water District announced last week the appointment of Kathy Ross as director of Division 5 of its service area.
Two hundred employees at USC-Verdugo Hills Hospital have voted to join a statewide union, SEIU-United Healthcare Workers West, it was announced Tuesday.
To hear Aerin Holt reveal details about her contemporary ballet this season, one feels like a child listening to a bedtime story. Her eyes dance while she reveals some of the mystical creatures and elements in the show — there's a frozen dragon, fairies who create frost and an icicle is used for transportation.