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CIF champion Crescenta Valley football has same 2015 schedule

CIF champion Crescenta Valley football has same 2015 schedule

After what was arguably the greatest season in area history, there’s not much call to change the path that led to prominence. 

Some Crescenta Valley residents favor forming smaller school district, survey shows

Some Crescenta Valley residents favor forming smaller school district, survey shows

A survey created by the Crescenta Valley Town Council, and posted on its website this week, asks residents whether they feel heard by Glendale Unified school officials, and if they would support separating from Glendale...

Flag to honor sergeant saluted 3-1 by La Cañada Planning Commission

Flag to honor sergeant saluted 3-1 by La Cañada Planning Commission

Several Jarvis Avenue neighbors of the family of the late Army Staff Sgt. Scott Studenmund turned out for the Planning Commission meeting Tuesday night to support his mother Jaynie’s variance request to build a 25-foot flagpole in his honor on their property.

Diners, business owners unhappy with Montrose turf swap

Diners, business owners unhappy with Montrose turf swap

Lately, patrons dining outside of Montrose Bakery & Café have been getting their orders with a side of grit.

City Briefs: Judy Wexler Quartet to perform; Glendale City Gold Championship

The Judy Wexler Quartet will perform at 7 p.m. Friday in the plaza at Brand Library and Arts Center, 1601 W. Mountain St., Glendale.

NASA's JPL honors its former director

NASA's JPL honors its former director

As the director of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory for 22 years, William Pickering oversaw the lab’s space exploration in the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s, and his missions’ successes paved the way for modern victories.

Passarella still enjoys sharing knowledge of basketball

Passarella still enjoys sharing knowledge of basketball

GLENDALE — At 6 years old, Giacomo Mencarelli can already speak three languages fluently.

Elderly man found dead in La Crescenta home identified

Elderly man found dead in La Crescenta home identified

A man found dead in his La Crescenta residence Friday has been identified, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

Detectives investigate elderly man's death in La Crescenta

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s homicide detectives are investigating the suspicious death of a man on Friday in the 3000 block of Frances Avenue in La Crescenta, according to authorities.

Foothills residents are using less water

Foothills residents are using less water

Water use among customers in the Foothill Municipal Water District’s service area dropped to the lowest level in more than 21 years, according to a statement issued this week by the retail water agency.

Organization helps put dog owners on military duty at ease

Organization helps put dog owners on military duty at ease

When Marine Sgt. Patrick Harmer and his pregnant wife, Lydia, learned in 2012 they would have to relocate from base housing at Camp Pendleton in San Diego County to Okinawa, Japan, they knew they would take son PJ, then 2, with them.

City Briefs: Sting and Police tribute band to perform; community meeting planned

Ghost in the Machine, a Sting and Police tribute band, will perform an outdoor concert from noon to 1 p.m. today in Parcher Plaza, 613 E. Broadway in downtown Glendale.

Former coach pleads not guilty to sexual relations with former student, soliciting nude photos

Former coach pleads not guilty to sexual relations with former student, soliciting nude photos

A former Burbank High School varsity girls volleyball coach pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges that he had a sexual relationship with a former student five years ago and solicited nude photos from players this year, officials said.

Southern California faces dramatic climate year with El Niño, drought

Southern California faces dramatic climate year with El Niño, drought

A swath of eastern California offered a dramatic view in recent days of the powerful climate forces buffeting the state.

Glendale Cruise Night cancelled due to lightning storms

The annual Glendale Cruise Night scheduled for Saturday, July 18 has been cancelled, the city announced this morning.

Local Democrats to redo delegate election after review finds improper ballots cast

Local Democrats to redo delegate election after review finds improper ballots cast

Democrats will redo an election of local delegates Sunday, after party officials in Sacramento ruled that about 16% of voters in an election earlier this year had improperly cast ballots.

Army Corps of Engineers board approves $1.3-billion proposal to restore LA River

Army Corps of Engineers board approves $1.3-billion proposal to restore LA River

A plan to spend $1.3 billion or more restoring the Los Angeles River and redeveloping nearby land inched forward Thursday as a federal review board agreed to let the proposal proceed.

Glendale works to ease rules for rooftop solar panels

Glendale works to ease rules for rooftop solar panels

City officials are working to speed up the process for installing rooftop solar panels to comply with a state directive.

Psychic explains her 'gift' for animals, people

Psychic explains her 'gift' for animals, people

Cate Coffelt said the first time she experienced her self-described ability to communicate with spirits she was 5 years old, and she awoke suddenly in the middle of the night to see a coffin at the edge of her bed. Her grandmother was standing near it with her hand outstretched.

Glendale, La Cañada school districts to resume Sagebrush transfer talks

Glendale and La Cañada school officials are slated to return to the bargaining table after a months-long pause in a renewed effort to negotiate an agreement over the disputed Sagebrush territory.

City Briefs: Crescenta Valley Town Council meets Thursday; Teen Night Out at Pacific Community Center

The Crescenta Valley Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday in the community room of the La Crescenta Library, 2809 Foothill Blvd., La Crescenta.

Brothers mold smiles and charity sales in Montrose

Brothers mold smiles and charity sales in Montrose

One day last year, two brothers, ages 12 and 10, were playing with blocks of clay when they made one block appear as if it were smiling. The simple creation has since raised hundreds of dollars for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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