A coalition of organizations and elected representatives from Glendale, La Cañada Flintridge, Pasadena and South Pasadena announced Thursday a transportation initiative they hope has enough merit to unseat plans for a multibillion-dollar 710 Freeway tunnel.
The annual Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station rummage sale will be held on Saturday at the station, and proceeds will go toward benefiting the nearly 100 volunteers there who help out.
A pipe measuring more than 1,000 feet designed to pump water from underneath the grounds of the former Rockhaven Sanitarium and eventually reach the taps of Crescenta Valley residents is about to begin construction.
For the past year, Los Angeles author Lisa See has traveled the country to share with readers the release of her latest critically acclaimed novel, “China Dolls.”
Duo pianists Rose Chen and Izumi Kashiwagi will perform from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Brand Library and Art Center, 1601 W. Mountain St., Glendale.
Sheriff’s officials have released surveillance footage of four suspects involved in a residential burglary that took place...
More than 100 people paid tribute to fallen soldiers at Two Strike Park Monday morning where a Vietnam veteran told those in attendance that the purpose of Memorial Day was to honor the 1.3 million people who have died in combat — a more sobering holiday than others dedicated to celebrating...
Not content to let city trees die amid state mandates banning the use of potable water for street medians, La Cañada Flintridge is securing truckloads of recycled water from the city of Glendale to get the job done.
Unemployment rates in Glendale and Burbank dipped slightly last month with leisure and hospitality as well as professional and business services driving most of the job gains across Los Angeles County, according to the latest labor report.
A woman reported that she'd received a call from a man with the title of lieutenant informing her that she had failed to report for jury duty and that a warrant had been issued for her arrest.
Memorial Day will bring a series of events to the Glendale area that will give local citizens the opportunity to pay respects to veterans, including those from the area who perished in battles overseas.
The potential lifting of a ban on artificial turf for front lawns took a step forward on Tuesday as the City Council directed staffers to begin looking into amending the city code and to bring back a series of options by the end of summer.
When some of Glendale’s students with moderate to severe disabilities were displaced to another campus two years ago, it marked the beginning of a new relationship between them and fellow middle school and high school students who attend Jewel City Community Day School, where they work to...
The Downtown Glendale Farmers Market will be held from 2 to 7 p.m. Thursday in and around Chess Park in the 200 block of North Brand Boulevard.
Thirty teams on Wednesday competed in the 27th annual Smart-A-Thon, a trivia challenge and fundraiser hosted by the Crescenta Valley Chamber of Commerce at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital.
For 25 years, brothers Scott and Kurt Comstock have combined their minds to churn out toys for children and home products for grown-ups. They come from a family of nine kids and say that having a sibling in between them has made the collaborative process and getting along much easier.
A controversial diagonal crosswalk in Montrose, intended to increase pedestrian safety, yet one that mostly just riled business owners and motorists, is gone.
There may come a day when a business professional hops on the Metro Orange Line at Warner Center at 7 a.m. and travels to San Francisco for an 11 a.m. meeting without stepping foot on a plane or in a car.
If the red, white and blue flags planted among the classic cars and hot rods weren’t a clear enough sign, then the towering military cargo trucks and Humvees that greeted guests certainly drove home the point that this wasn’t an ordinary car show.
Some experts have believed that the first signs of California’s drought easing could emerge thousands of miles away in the Pacific Ocean near the equator.
Donations are being sought for the annual rummage sale put on by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's volunteer group from Crescenta Valley Station. The event will take place at the station, 4554 Briggs Ave., on Saturday May 30, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
La Cañada Flintridge
Through holding a variety of prominent titles over a career that spanned parts of three decades, Ken Biermann had the opportunity to witness Crescenta Valley High evolve first hand academically and athletically.
A “break-a-thon” might sound like a dance contest you’d have heard about in the 1980s, but it was actually the combined focus of more than 100 young martial arts students and their determination to help those devastated by the 7.8 earthquake in Nepal last month.
An annual art contest established four years ago to expand awareness of California’s drought recently among young people had more than 120 submissions from students in elementary through high school, and two of its top three winners are Rosemont Middle School students.
A “Wilderness Workday” will be held in the Experimental Forest beginning promptly at 9 a.m. until noon on Saturday.
Accommodating the traffic demands of a population that has swelled beyond the load limit of LA’s freeway systems is proving to be a zero-sum game — at least in the case of the 710 Freeway extension project.
La Cañada Flintridge
It’s been almost a year since Rosalie Blum saw her daughter, who went missing last June, but the pain and frustration have only grown.
On a recent Monday morning, while the world hustled and bustled outside, Crescenta-Cañada Cooperative Nursery School teacher Nita Imm colored the cushiony bottoms of her students’ feet with a paint brush. First came the heel, then the toes in a matching color.
Jennifer Niven, author of the book “All the Bright Places,” will speak from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday in the auditorium at the Glendale Central Library, 222 E. Harvard St., as part of the first-ever One Book/One Glendale reading event for teens.
Two area hospitals improved their grades on a national report card this spring after receiving Cs last fall for their patient quality care.
When Sinead Clancy’s son Roan was diagnosed with autism eight years ago, she, like many moms in her shoes, went on a Googling tandem to learn all she could about the developmental disorder.
Glendale police are slated to conduct a grant-funded DUI checkpoint Friday night at an undisclosed location, officials said.
The Sparr Heights Community Center will host a “Parent’s Night Out” from 6 p.m. to midnight on Friday. The center is located at 1613 Glencoe Way in Glendale.
The search is on for welcome signs to be placed in north Glendale on Foothill Boulevard, and city officials are asking for design submissions from the public.
Of the more than 2,100 seniors who were on the path to graduate at the beginning of the 2013-14 school year, about 91.5% of them went on to earn their high school diploma, while a little more than 4% of them dropped out.
When parties in the Austrian Parliament this week signed a declaration calling the slaughter of Armenians by the Ottoman Turks that began in 1915 a genocide, the Republic of Turkey issued a statement saying it would leave “permanent stains on Turkish-Austrian friendship” and recalled its...
The victim reported she'd left her home secured at 9:30 a.m. When she returned at 1:10 p.m. she saw that a sliding-glass door had been shattered.
An overwhelming majority of the 150 nurses at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital voted to approve a 14-month contract, a representative from the California Nurses Assn. said on Thursday, culminating a year of negotiations with hospital officials and administrators of USC’s Keck Medicine.
Facing pressure to cut back on water use from both the state government and one of its key suppliers, the Crescenta Valley Water District is restricting watering lawns to two days a week.
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Wednesday took to the U.S. House of Representatives floor to read the names of 1,000 people killed during the Armenian Genocide.
The Taste of Downtown Glendale will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. next Wednesday with more than 30 restaurants participating.
A bill that would have required all bicycle-riding adults to wear a helmet in California has been scaled back following wide opposition from numerous bicycling organizations.
A woman reported that sometime between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. that day, someone damaged her mailbox and may have stolen mail from inside it.
Fire officials next month will start inspecting the roughly 4,500 properties in the city’s high-fire-hazard areas for brush abatement, officials said.
Two former colleagues at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory found themselves in the center of a media whirlwind last week when word got out they’d named an asteroid for Pakistani activist and the world’s youngest Nobel Prize laureate, Malala Yousafzai.
The Glendale and Burbank school districts are among the majority of Los Angeles districts that partnered with more than 100 organizations to provide arts education in schools during the 2012-13 school year, which saw 71% of Burbank schools served by such organizations and 62.5% of public schools...
For 10 days, more than 40 eighth-graders of Chamlian Armenian School traveled to Armenia, where they spent time exploring the nation’s capital, visiting its countryside, meeting with fellow students, commemorating the Armenian Genocide and stepping inside what is known as the world’s...
A new feature on the city’s website displays key statistics such as how the city is spending its money and whether the local police and fire departments are meeting their response-time goals.
Writer and photographer Matthew Karanian will discuss his newly published book “Historic Armenia after 100 Years: Ani, Kars and the Six Provinces of Western Armenia” from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 16 in the auditorium at the Glendale Central Library, 222 E....
Local leaders and community members are praising Pope Francis for his remarks from the Vatican this past weekend that categorized the deaths of 1.5 million Armenians at the hands of the Ottoman Empire in 1915 as the first genocide of the 20th century.
Eight local students participated in a science project showcase hosted by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Cañada Flintridge on Tuesday.
A Montrose man was ordered to stand trial Thursday on charges that he broke into actress Sandra Bullock’s home last June, officials said.
Deputies arrested two Glendale men during a traffic stop shortly after a delivery person called 911 to report suspicious activity in the 4000 block of Alta Vista Drive, at 6:37 p.m.
A diagonal crosswalk in the heart of Montrose will be removed less than two months after it was installed following direction on Tuesday from the Glendale City Council members, who said they thought such a major change should have earned their approval before moving forward.
Relay for Life of the Foothills, a 24-hour fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, will be held Saturday and Sunday at Clark Magnet High School, 4747 New York Ave, La Crescenta.
A school resource officer, alerted by an assistant principal that a trespasser was on the school campus, found the man, identified as La Crescenta resident Sooa Chun, on the sidewalk in front of the school's gymnasium. The officer recognized the man from a similar encounter a couple of weeks...
A mid-year review of students’ scores on iReady assessments show that they are making gains compared to results from the start of this school year, but across Glendale, 54% of students tested at or above their grade level in math, while 52% tested at their grade level or above in reading.
While the alternative rock band System of a Down plans to use the concert stage this month as a platform to push for formal recognition of the Armenian Genocide by the United States and Turkey, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), is using his influence as a legislator toward the same goal.
Following up on a promotional tool they’d used successfully in August 2006 when they sold their 500,000th taco, Los Gringos Locos restaurant drew a packed house to the Foothill Boulevard eatery last week with the promise that the “Juan Millionth Taco” was about to be sold and its...
It was at the Montrose Christmas Parade more than a year ago when a group of ukulele players first got together as a band and marched down Honolulu Avenue, but that ended up being their only gig on foot.
William Shakespeare’s comedy “Much Ado About Nothing” will be presented by the Glendale Community College’s Theatre and Arts Department Thursday, April 2 through April 12 in the college’s Mainstage Theatre.
A man told deputies that he and his wife left their home at around 12:30 p.m. to get groceries. When they returned at 1:15 p.m., they noticed someone had cut open a sliding screen door.
To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, eighth-graders and first-graders at Vahan & Anoush Chamlian Armenian School planted 100 forget-me-not flowers in garden beds on the La Crescenta campus.
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) recently honored three local women as Women of the Year in his district.
Two candidate forums will be held Thursday, March 26 in Glendale.
A man and his family left their secured home around 9:30 a.m. When they returned at 6 p.m., they noticed someone had forced open a kitchen window and a side door leading into a den, and ransacked three bedrooms and two bathrooms inside the house.
Nearly every child in the room raised their hand when asked if they knew what a bagpipe was, but all of them put their hands right back down when the follow-up question was whether they knew how the instrument worked.
Glendale officials are asking City Council candidate Edith Fuentes to close a campaign headquarters she set up in the heart of the Montrose Shopping Park because it violates zoning rules and is irking neighbors trying to keep politics out of the community, but she plans to keep it open through...
Daily High School is one of 480 continuation high schools in California, and, on Wednesday, it was recognized by state education officials as being a model school, becoming one of just 29 campuses statewide to earn that distinction.
The Montrose-Verdugo City Chamber of Commerce will host a Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 26 at CV Insurance, 3156 Foothill Blvd.
It’s not uncommon for a baseball game to be rained out, but a storm in December went one step further and knocked down an entire scoreboard at Montrose Community Park.
The Crescenta Valley Land-Use Committee will meet Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in the community room at the La Crescenta Library, 2809 Foothill Blvd., La Crescenta.
A woman reported that on Feb. 1, someone altered a personal check she¿d previously endorsed and placed in the post office mailbox.
The Montrose-Verdugo City Chamber of Commerce will hold a mixer from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 5 at Mardo K Fine Jewelry, 2269 Honolulu Ave., Montrose.
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.
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.
Valley View Elementary
A woman reported that as she was walking toward her brother's car at about 7 p.m. she saw someone exiting it from the rear passenger door. At first she thought it might have been her brother.
In 2012, St. Francis High School’s Sebouh Bazikian made a promise to raise $5,000 to provide orphans in Kenya with bicycles that would get them to school safely and potentially change their lives forever.
Montrose recently turned 102, but the annual Founders Day event to celebrate the more than century-old community was postponed due to rain on Sunday.
Crescenta Valley High School will present the musical “Hello, Dolly,” this weekend in the school’s auditorium.
Back in 1979, a Whiting Woods homeowner went to a Glendale City Council meeting and handed over a check for $27,000.
There’s a new dimension to walking around in Montrose — diagonally.
A shift supervisor at Walgreens said that sometime between 7:30 p.m. Feb. 11 and 10:20 a.m. Feb. 16 someone had entered the men's restroom at the store and drawn a swastika with the words "white power" above the symbol and the numbers "666" beneath it on a bathroom stall.
La Cañada mom Hui Su remembers when Foothill Chinese School was just a series of after-school Mandarin lessons created for a clutch of students whose parents had a keen interest in preserving their family’s native tongue.
Several months from now, participants in the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games will descend on Glendale, which will serve as host to 100 athletes in the sporting event, and the event organizers have named 17-year-old Michael León as a global messenger.
Seventy-two years ago, newspaper magnate Manchester Boddy began planting 100,000 camellias underneath the old oak trees in his 150-acre La Cañada property.
As Glendale school officials prepare to meet with La Cañada school officials next week over the Sagebrush territory, Glendale Unified Supt. Dick Sheehan reminded residents that Glendale’s proposal over the territory is still active during a school board meeting on Tuesday.
Construction of a 70-unit affordable housing project for local artists got underway in downtown Glendale Tuesday following a groundbreaking ceremony.
Montrose will celebrate “Founders Day” from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 22 in the community’s downtown area along Honolulu Avenue.
Arson investigators with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department are searching for suspects captured on video deliberately setting fire to a La Crescenta business early Monday that caused an estimated $450,000 in damages.
Monte Vista Elementary: The school's "Father-Daughter Dance" will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Friday in the auditorium. Contact the office for more information.
The median price for a Glendale home in January was slightly lower than the same time last year, while the first month of 2015 saw the second lowest number of homes sold in the past 12 months, according to the latest real estate report.
A man reported that he received a letter from the Internal Revenue Service questioning some information on his 2014 tax return. The victim said he was confused because he had not yet filed his 2014 return.
The board overseeing the Montrose Harvest Market is looking into hiring a firm to audit vendors selling various goods, following a recent discussion that had some board members questioning whether some vendors are turning in adequate amounts of returns from their sales on Sundays.
Army Pvt. Joo Young Hong recently graduated from basic combat training at Fort Benning, Ga.
LA CRESCENTA — With both the Crescenta Valley High and Glendale boys’ basketball teams on the verge of participating in the CIF Southern Section playoffs next week, the Falcons and Nitros spent Tuesday competing in the second head-to-head matchup of the season.
La Cañada and Glendale school officials will meet later this month to discuss the proposal Glendale Unified officials delivered late last year laying out terms for transferring the Sagebrush area of La Cañada Flintridge into the La Cañada Unified School District.
The Glendale Arts and Culture Commission is accepting proposals from artists who would like to temporarily display artwork in the Adams Square Mini Park Gas Station. The deadline for entries is Feb. 17.
Area students are invited to participate in the fourth annual art contest sponsored by Foothill Municipal Water District, which carries the theme “Water is Life.”
LA CRESCENTA — Crescenta Valley High’s girls’ water polo team took an opportunity to play a top-flight opponent before the upcoming Pacific League Tournament by welcoming visiting La Serna to its pool Thursday afternoon in a nonleague contest featuring two teams both ranked in...
Since the start of this week, the Montrose and Chevy Chase libraries have set up tables so children can craft Valentine’s Day cards that will be delivered to seniors at the Sparr Heights Community Center next week.
Disgruntled employees from USC-Verdugo Hills Hospital on Wednesday marched to the office of the hospital’s chief operating officer, Paul Czajka, where they delivered a community petition bearing as many as 1,300 signatures collected in Glendale, Montrose and La Cañada.
The Stengel Field stadium that officials called “uninhabitable” is slated to be demolished this summer, though future plans for its reconstruction are still up in the air.
Michael Miller, a Glendale resident seeking a seat on the Glendale Community College board of trustees, did not have the required number of valid signatures to appear on the April ballot, city officials said Tuesday.
Sheriff’s officials are investigating whether three home break-ins reported in La Crescenta last week may be related, officials said.
Crews will begin drilling two monitoring wells in Crescenta Valley County Park on Monday as part of a feasibility study to determine if stormwater in the Verdugo Wash can be captured and put back into the ground to recharge the local groundwater basin, according to officials with the Crescenta...
The CV Alliance will present “Communication and Setting Boundaries” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10 in the library at Crescenta Valley High School, 2900 Community Ave.
Sheriff’s officials are searching for a man who allegedly robbed a La Crescenta gas station and fled the scene Saturday evening, authorities said.
After a lengthy string of increases, the median sale price for a single-family home in Glendale dropped slightly last month from the same time last year, and the number of homes sold climbed, according to the latest real estate report.
There’s a patch of land in La Crescenta that many people will have a stake in — at least a small stake.
Glendale Community College officials were presented with several drafts Tuesday night for various proposed voting districts as the college moves ahead with switching from its current at-large system.
The CV Alliance will present “Parent or Friend? Finding the Balance” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3 in the library at Crescenta Valley High School, 2900 Community Ave.
Crescenta Valley High School students spent this past summer meeting up to twice a week to study science facts and answer questions at a high rate of speed in preparation for a shot at competing in the National Science Bowl.
As the Glendale school district continues to implement the new Common Core standards and prepare students to take the first standardized exams this spring testing their proficiency, school officials are also grappling with parents' concerns regarding the math curriculum.
The CV Alliance will present “Rehab and Relapse” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 27 in the library at Crescenta Valley High School, 2900 Community Ave.
A “Walk and Talk” event will be held every Wednesday from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Crescenta Valley Park, 3901 Dunsmore Ave., La Crescenta.
Fender's curvy Stratocasters, Telecasters and Jazz Basses have been must-have features of guitar shop walls for decades.
Three hikers and their dog were airlifted out of the Angeles National Forest on Saturday after they became stranded on top of a mountain.
On Dec. 31, a man and his wife saw a Craigslist ad for a Neapolitan mastiff dog for sale named Duke.
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) is speaking out against the proposed idea of having high-speed rail tracks run through underground tunnels beneath the Angeles National Forest to connect Palmdale and Burbank and calls the alternative a costly dead-end.