Glendale High track and field ran past Hoover on Wednesday afternoon.

Glendale High track and field teams topple Hoover, retain Bronze Bowl

GLENDALE — Instead of collecting the Bronze Bowl and gathering with it at midfield for a postmeet celebration, the members of the Glendale High boys’ and girls’ track and field teams opted for something a bit different.

Rockhaven Sanitarium, at 2713 Honolulu Ave. in Montrose on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013.

Rockhaven may open for development

Glendale officials are opening the door to possibly developing a historic sanitarium, known as Rockhaven, about six years after the city bought the $8.25-million site to save it from development.

Glendale High's small military squad performs during Glendale High's Dance Revue, held April 17 and 18. Pictured from left, Alyssa Cancilla, Faith Garcia, Sandra Vasquez, Lara Singzon, Amber Borillo.

Glendale High School dance and drill team excels at national event

The Glendale High School dance and drill team returned from a national competition recently with six first-place wins, the most a Glendale High team has secured at one time in the school’s history.

Glendale woman injured in home-invasion robbery

Police are asking for the public’s help to find two men who allegedly physically assaulted a 68-year-old Glendale woman during a home-invasion robbery.

The Anheuser Busch Clydesdale team paused in front of Jackson Bowl, 416 South Glendale Avenue, in 1950. The outfit was on a cross-country tour celebrating Anheuser Busch's 50th year in the beer brewing business.

Verdugo Views: There used to be bowling alleys to spare

Bowling alleys have been around in Glendale for many years. Some, such as Jewel City Bowl and the Montrose Bowl, are still here; others, such as the alley in Jensen’s Palace Grand Shops on Brand Boulevard and the Glen Bowl on Colorado Boulevard, disappeared when the buildings were demolished or dramatically altered.

Local Armenian-American leaders say Turkish Prime Minister's statement falls short

Leaders of the Armenian community in Glendale said a  statement by the Turkish Prime Minister on Wednesday offering his condolences to descendants of Armenians massacred by the Ottoman Empire nearly a century ago fell short because the country continues to refuse to characterize the deaths as a genocide.

A Lexus driven by a man who was detained by police at gunpoint Wednesday, awaits retrieval outside the Union 76 gas station on Foothill Boulevard at Angeles Crest Highway.

Sheriff's deputies detain three suspects at gunpoint outside Foothill Boulevard gas station

Three people were detained at gunpoint by Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies Wednesday afternoon in La Cañada during a robbery investigation involving the Los Angeles and Beverly Hills police departments. 

Study: Traffic issues near LCF Town Center tough to fix

Despite ongoing grumblings from frustrated La Cañada drivers, traffic in and around the city's Town Center area is about as good as it's going to get, according to the findings of a monthslong traffic study heard Monday by City Council.

Second grade teacher Pam Watts teaches her students about digital citizenship in her Paradise Canyon Elementary School classroom in La Cañada Flintridge on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Above, students answer a question with a red circle indicating the question was not a safe activity to do while on the internet. Her students are learning how to be safe and cautious while using the internet.

Digital citizenship lesson plan: La Cañada students learn online safety

Do you know what to do when a message pops up on your computer asking if you want to chat? La Cañada Unified second-graders do.

Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Dig deep while choosing college

I’m obnoxious. I’m the guy who sits in the front of the room and asks a million questions, particularly when there’s five minutes remaining in a class that ends at 10 p.m.

Around Town: Giving up on the Dodgers

Rule No. 1: The Dodgers will always break your heart.

With downtown L.A. in the background, traffic moves slowly on a rainy morning on the 5 freeway southbound out of Burbank at the 134 freeway in Glendale/L.A. border on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013.

Live: Traffic updates for your afternoon commute

Gregg Roesink of Van Dike Landscape Architects, contractors for the Metropolitan Water District, looks for water inefficiencies at Descanso Gardens in La Cañada Flintridge on Friday, April 18, 2014. Roesink will locate areas where water is not being used efficiently and will recommend water saving solutions.

Metropolitan Water District examines Descanso Gardens' water use

Officials at Descanso Gardens gave Metropolitan Water District a look under the hood Friday morning, participating in a free irrigation survey designed to pinpoint spots where water efficiency upgrades could be made.

Gene Grabbe and his daughter, Willow, tend to beehives in their Los Amigos Street garden in April 1954. Willow Grabbe, then 9 and a fourth-grade student at La Cañada Elementary School, smokes the bees in the frame held by her father.

La Canada History: Area physicist picked a home with a beehive

Sixty Years Ago: His wife reported to the Valley Sun that the reason physicist Gene Grabbe located his house in the 2000 block of Los Amigos Street was because he saw a beehive on the land when they were shopping for a new place to call home.

The La Cañada Flintridge Educational Foundation begins its spring phone fundraising campaign next week. Foundation directors looking ahead to the campaign are, photographed, Gina Ricci, Stephanie Fossan, Kelly McWilliams, Nina Ries, Paris Cohen, Steve Ingrassia, Betsy Hall and Brent Kuszyk.

LCF Educational Foundation gears up for phone drive

The La Cañada Flintridge Educational Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to raising money each year for La Cañada's public schools, begins its spring phone campaign next week. Volunteers will be operating in space offered by Dilbeck Real Estate.

Crescenta Valley cluster PTA: Taste of Montrose scheduled for May 4

The annual Taste of Montrose, to be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 4, is a wonderful opportunity to sample the culinary delights offered by an array of participating Montrose restaurants and support an important student program.

Delilah is a nine-year-old black and tan Dachshund mix up for adoption by the Pasadena Humane Society.

News-Press pet of the day: Delilah

Delilah is a 9-year-old, black-and-tan dachshund mix. She’s very friendly, enjoys attention and gets along well with other dogs. She’s been out on our mobile unit and did well with everyone she met.

Roo is a 1-year-old pit bull terrier/Rottweiler mix up for adoption at the Burbank Animal Shelter.

Leader pet of the day: Roo

Like the luscious dunes of an exotic desert landscape, Roo and his gorgeous-colored coat will fill your heart with awe. This extremely sweet pit bull terrier/Rottweiler mix is just 1-year-old and is looking for love.

Flintridge Prep's coach Garrett Ohara against Providence in a boys basketball game at Flintridge Prep on Tuesday, January 8, 2014.

Garrett Ohara takes over as athletic director at Flintridge Prep

Garrett Ohara is used to following in Alex Rivera’s footsteps down the career path at Flintridge Prep.

Turkish leader offers condolences over massacre to Armenian descendants

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan offered condolences to Armenian descendants of massacre victims in a message ahead of the 99th anniversary of the atrocity that Turkey still refuses to describe as a genocide, the Los Angeles Times reports.

New EPA map: High levels of toxicity revealed in LCF, Burbank, Glendale drinking water

New EPA map: High levels of toxicity revealed in LCF, Burbank, Glendale drinking water

The California Environmental Protection Agency released a statewide list of census tracts most burdened by pollution and it appears the Burbank, Glendale and La Cañada Flintridge areas have one major source of pollution: high levels of drinking water toxicity. 

Glendale area home prices increase from a year ago

The median price for a home in Glendale dropped below the $700,000 mark last month for the first time since last fall, though it’s still a 21.5% jump from a year ago, according to the latest real estate report.

Burbank pole vaulter Matt Schwartz's future is up in the air

Matt Schwartz has vaulted himself into some rarefied air at Burroughs High.

Armenian-Americans walk to commemorate the 99th anniversary of the Genocide in Burbank Tuesday evening.

Burbank walk marks somber remembrance of Armenian Genocide

Roughly 200 local Armenians, some clutching candles, marched from City Hall to the Burbank Youth Center Tuesday to kick off a night commemorating the 99th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, which claimed the lives of 1.5 million men, women and children near the beginning of the 20th century.

Crescenta Valley baseball forges first-place tie

PASADENA — For seven innings, Crescenta Valley High junior pitcher Brian Gadsby was strong on the mound and his defense was flawless behind him.

Glendale High's Arin Mesherkhani and the Nitros defeated Crescenta Valley on Tuesday.

Glendale boys' tennis doubles up Crescenta Valley

GLENDALE — Heading into the home stretch of the regular season, the Glendale High boys’ tennis team is seeking to solidify its doubles play.

With downtown L.A. in the background, traffic moves slowly on a rainy morning on the 5 freeway southbound out of Burbank at the 134 freeway in Glendale/L.A. border on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013.

Live: Traffic conditions for your morning commute

HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA, April 19, 2014 -- Parents and children rush out to collect candy during an annual Easter egg hunt at Huntington Beach Sports Complex on Saturday.  (Kevin Chang/ HB Independent)

Weather: Your Wednesday forecast

Glendale Community College students pose in front of Tommy Trojan at USC for the Los Angels Times Festival of Books.

On the Town: GCC students check out Festival of Books; "The Art of the Scarf" event

On a recent sunny weekend on the USC campus, more than 100,000 bookies gathered to read, attend author seminars, panels and lunch from ubiquitous food trucks.

Congressman Adam Schiff lights incense and kneels before the Glendale Comfort Woman statue on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in honor of 87-year-old former comfort woman Li Xiumei who died recently.

Schiff pays a visit to comfort-women statue

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) called on the Japanese government on Tuesday to “speak plainly” about a dark chapter in the country’s history in which Korean, Chinese and other women were used as sex slaves by the Japanese Imperial Army during World War II.

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