Local students channeled their inner Tiger Woods on Friday at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in a competition to hit a hole-in-one in record time.
After initial reports of the death of actor Paul Walker and his friend, race-car driver Roger Rodas, emerged earlier this week, Crescenta Valley High assistant...
The 56th annual Hoover Tour of Homes will take place this Saturday, and will feature four local homes, including one formerly owned by a famous wrestler and another owned by a current school board member.
After securing a grant worth more than $700,000 earlier this year, the Glendale Unified school district has agreed to allot a portion of those funds to pay for animation workshops that will teach students how to make public service announcements that warn against using tobacco.
Fourteen science labs are slated to be upgraded at Crescenta Valley High School as part of an expanded renovation project that recently received additional funding from the Glendale Unified school board.
In January, 8-year-old Luke French will return to Lincoln Elementary after spending much of the past year recovering from cancer treatments that tested his strength and set him on a path toward recovery.
For those overseeing the donations to the Glendale Community College Foundation, recent gifts to the organization hint at brighter days for the organization that works to benefit the college and its students .
Police have presented prosecutors with arson charges against a 14-year-old Glendale High School student who allegedly set posters on fire with a lighter on campus, officials said.
A Sagebrush resident pressed Glendale school officials this week to allow children in the La Cañada area to attend that city’s schools.
Glendale Community College officials expressed optimism about the college’s budget this week, saying the school is projected to bring in about a million dollars more in revenue than it did during the previous school year.
The number of students dropping out of Glendale Unified high schools has declined significantly during the past four years, from 120 during the 2009-10 school year to 35 last year, according to a new report.
A girl, who former Hoover High School instructor Delvon Jackson is accused of sexually assaulting earlier this year, appeared in a...
It took him three days, but Sebouh Oshagan has lived to tell the story of how he climbed Mt. Ararat in the face of altitude sickness, an ice storm and crippling fatigue — at age 13.
About 100 students and their siblings or parents participated Saturday in the first Walk for Life, hosted by the YMCA of the Foothills.
Glendale Water & Power representatives spent most of Thursday as guest chemistry instructors at Toll Middle School, teaching eighth-graders about where the city's water comes from and how it's treated to make it safe to drink.
By the time noon came around on Saturday, Hoover High drama students and their teacher had largely stayed awake for 17 hours in the drama room on campus where they hosted their annual 24-hour improv marathon event.
The family of a former Rosemont Middle School student filed a lawsuit earlier this year against the Glendale Unified School District after the girl allegedly suffered a traumatic head injury and memory loss after falling on campus in October 2011.
Hoover High drama students are preparing this week for their annual improvisation marathon in which dozens of students will spend 24 hours performing onstage beginning at 6 p.m. Friday.
La Crescenta parent Winston Story has collected more than 40 signatures from fellow parents protesting Glendale Unified’s use of Wi-Fi in classrooms, saying radio waves emitted by wireless Internet routers could pose health risks.
The first local walk of its kind designed to inspire teens to celebrate life and connect with adults who can guide them through personal challenges or thoughts of suicide will take place Saturday in La Crescenta.
Over the next three years, Clark Magnet High School students will document the debris plaguing the marine life off the California coast with help from a $99,767 grant they recently received from State Farm.
Franklin Magnet School honored 17 veterans during a campus assembly Thursday. The veterans were either connected to American Legion Glendale Post 127 or to the school’s students.
The primary language of about 58% of Glendale Unified students is one other than English, according to data released by the school district this week.
When Glendale Unified officials downsized the Japanese dual-language program at Verdugo Woodlands Elementary School last month, they committed to finding another school to offer one or two additional classes in the program.
Glendale officials plan to take a new approach in addressing pedestrian safety issues following a recent string of collisions and fatalities in the city.
In the early 1990s, they called themselves the Sagebrush Committee, and their catalyst was Rose McCoppin.
Glendale Police on Friday identified the motorist who struck and seriously injured a 13-year-old boy on Verdugo Road Thursday...
Some Armenian Americans can be reluctant to seek psychological help, but an event slated for Saturday featuring a panel of experts and doctors will try to dispel some of the stigmas and myths sometimes associated with seeking assistance during a time of need.
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) is accepting applications for nominations to the United States military service academies.
Glendale students learned about nuclear power, how water gets to their homes, and saw a fake hand burn as it touched a live electrical wire during Glendale Water & Power’s annual open house last week.
Glendale Community College officials say local outreach efforts are paying off, with more students enrolling in the college in recent years from high...
Early on Saturday morning, Alen Gharibian put on a helmet and stood over his bicycle, ready to go on a ride over a trail in Glendale.
During the past 12 years, Glendale teachers have taken advantage of $4 million in grant funds to travel across the country to cities, museums and historical institutions to immerse themselves in stories of the past. But that appears to be coming to an end.
Enrollment at Glendale Community College is up slightly from last year in the number of full-time students taking classes during the fall semester.
Students throughout the Glendale Unified School District pledged this week to live a drug-free life as part of Red Ribbon Week, which is celebrated each October at every Glendale public school.
Construction crews are making significant headway on three new structures at Mark Keppel Visual and Performing Arts Magnet School as part of a $9.2 million project that will include 14 permanent classrooms, as well as a new art studio and amphitheater.
Join Times Community News editor Dan Evans and reporter Daniel Siegal for a LIVE chat about the impact of Obamacare for individuals and businesses in Glendale and Burbank.
As Glendale Unified prepares to use computers to test students on the new Common Core State Standards...
Family members and current and former Hoover High students showed up to court Friday in support of an instructor accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl at the school.
Five-year-old Angelina Vesselinov wants Glendale to have a pink hotel near a park where she plays hide-and-seek with her best friend.
Children in Glendale's schools got a lesson in earthquake preparedness Thursday during the annual Great ShakeOut event, joining people around the world who participated in the event, which was organized by the Earthquake Country Alliance.
A public safety instructor is expected to appear in court Friday for allegedly sexually assaulting a 14-year-old Hoover High student, police said.
Traffic safety in Glendale apparently will get a shot in the arm from one of the state's most renowned safety research centers.
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High atop a hill in La Crescenta, filled with white sage, California sagebrush and wild cucumber, a plot of land serves not only to allow native plants to flourish, but also to educate local children about the nature that surrounds them.
Hoover High School held a reception for 40 students from a small French town on Monday.
The decades-long tradition of students competing in tug-of-war games at Wilson Middle School continued Friday in a rite that helped mark the end of the first quarter of the school year.
The Glendale Unified school district is gearing up to spend about $760,000 on computers for more than 650 educators in the last phase of a major initiative to equip teachers with laptops using funds from the $270-million Measure S bond that voters passed in 2011.
The Glendale Unified School District could recover more than $4 million in funding following the repeal of a state law that dictated how educators must intervene when students show behavioral problems.
Through a happy accident involving a pair of high-attitude balloons, Clark Magnet High School students have detailed images of the mountains charred by the 2009 Station Fire, allowing them to study how well the area is recovering.
One of Glendale Unified's oldest schools is in the running for a $1-million grant that would transform its asphalt-dominated campus into a modern environmental beacon.
The Glendale Educational Foundation presented Glendale school officials with a $60,000 check Thursday morning during the ninth annual State of the Schools breakfast.
Going through “Breaking Bad” withdrawal? The Glendale Public Library has the antidote: a reading list inspired by the hit AMC show that ended on...
The Japanese dual-language immersion program at Verdugo Woodlands Elementary will be downsized rather than moved to another school.
Glendale firefighters on Thursday received a special honor from students at Holy Family High School for their dedication to the community.
Chevy Chase Library rolled out the red carpet on Saturday for more than a dozen young Glendale filmmakers who screened their films during the Chevy Chase Youth Film Festival.
For Kate Friedricks, a Tujunga resident who grew up in Glendale and taught herself how to play the ukulele as a girl, the instrument has become an addictive mode of expression that keeps her up at night playing song after song.
Educators in Glendale said are studying and training one another on the new Common Core standards set to be implemented by 2016, replacing standards California adopted in 1997.
More than 20 graduate students who study social work at Cal State L.A. and USC are helping district staff counsel students at Glendale’s middle and high schools.
Glendale school officials this week proposed plans for addressing dual-language immersion issues at Monte Vista Elementary and Verdugo Woodlands...
A grandfather of five stood up to castigate Glendale school officials for their decision to pay a company to monitor students' public posts on social networks, calling it an unconstitutional overreach.
Glendale Unified will not apply for federal Race to the Top funds — a potential $30 million payout — a decision that avoids a...
The Glendale Unified School District and city of Glendale entered a joint-use agreement for the use of Stengel Field at the district’s board of education meeting Tuesday.
The Los Angeles Unified School District recently launched a districtwide effort to give iPads to every one of its 650,000 students during the next year. But in Glendale and Burbank, school officials are resisting...
The biggest health issue facing the Glendale community is obesity and several conditions related to it, according to a local report released this week.
Hoover High School junior Christopher Chung learned while scrolling through Facebook that his school was monitoring students' online activities.
Students at First Lutheran School in Glendale celebrated the end of their first week of school with a water slide and snow cones Friday afternoon while Michelle Goetsch was still getting to know students’ names in her new role as principal.
To provide an up-close look at how its cadets train, the Verdugo Fire Academy of Glendale Community College hosted an open house for the school’s faculty and staff on Thursday in which three fire trucks and equipment were displayed and demonstrations were performed.
Fifteen students who attend La Cañada Flintridge schools, along with five students who attend La Crescenta schools, were named semifinalists for the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program on Wednesday.
In an effort to improve students’ reading skills, educators at Daily High in Glendale will soon begin an eight-week trial of a new pilot program created by Rosetta Stone.
The sound of bouncing basketballs and squeaking sneakers echoed through the gym at the Pacific Community Center as Joshua Palpallatoc made his way from one end of the basketball court to the other.
Educators and parents at Benjamin Franklin Magnet School on Friday unveiled a mural created by 26 students from Daily Continuation High School that was six months in the making.
Forty-three orphans in Kenya who used to walk an hour to and from school each day now complete the journey in half the time thanks to bikes they received with financial help from Glendale teen Sebouh Bazikian.
There are nearly 140 fewer students enrolled in Glendale Unified this school year than there were last year, according to district officials.
Glendale Teachers Assn. officials, in talks with the district regarding its support for federal Race to the Top funds, said they remain...
Glendale officials and parents continue to debate the future of the dual-language immersion programs at Verdugo Woodlands and Monte Vista elementary schools, programs whose popularity has become a significant resource issue.
A new semester started at Glendale Community College on Tuesday, and Violet Alvarenga was one of thousands of students gearing up for additional courses available by the end of the year as more state funds will be pumped into the school.
When Martin Rhees took over as director of the Hoover High School marching band five years ago, he learned the group’s drums had been purchased several years before, but they arrived without cases to protect them.
Glendale Unified schools' scores on the Academic Performance Index were mixed this year, according to data released by the California Department of Education on Thursday.
Rebecca Mieliwocki spoke at Glendale High Monday evening to relate stories from her yearlong, whirlwind tour of several nations and 30 states as the National Teacher of the Year.
Student response to a decision by the Glendale Unified school board to hire a company to monitor students’ public posts on social networks has been mixed.
Glendale teachers will not face any furlough days during the current school year under a tentative agreement reached this week.
Glendale school officials have hired a Hermosa Beach company to monitor and analyze public social media posts, saying the service will help them step in when students are in danger of harming themselves or others.
Two young Glendale residents are among 300 semi-finalists nationwide for a science and math competition set for next month in Washington, D.C.
Glendale Unified is grappling with the expansion of its popular dual-language immersion program to meet the demand from students and parents.
Glendale Unified announced Friday that there could be no furlough days taken by employees during the current school year after district officials came to a tentative agreement with the Glendale Teachers Assn. on Aug. 22.
Filming projects and photo shoots that took place at four Glendale schools last year brought in more than $10,600 for Glendale Unified and the district could receive thousands more this year for production work.
Glendale Community College hosted dozens of regional leaders on Monday during a ceremony in which the Gene Haas Foundation awarded $1 million to a manufacturing education organization. The money will be handed out as scholarships to 1,000 students studying manufacturing across the country and in...
With just a week into a new school year, thieves dealt a blow to students at Glenoaks Elementary School by stealing roughly $16,000 worth of Apple computers, police said.
Glendale Unified officials have renewed hope that the district can win a federal grant worth up to $30 million following the district's failed attempt to win the grant last year because it lacked support from the Glendale Teachers Assn.
For nine days last month, Anne Reinhard tracked songbirds in Wyoming for a study on the effects of human development on bird populations.
Glendale school officials Tuesday discussed the latest in the long-smoldering issue between the district and Sagebrush residents seeking to become part of the La Cañ...
A mountain lion was spotted early Wednesday morning at Monte Vista Elementary School in La Crescenta, but hasn’t been seen since then, sheriff's officials said.
For more than 25,950 students attending Glendale Unified, Monday marked the first day of the new school year.
Glendale schools experienced a slight dip in test scores in English and math, keeping pace with a statewide trend that some education officials blame on drastic budget cuts in school districts throughout California.
Construction crews are slated to break ground in the fall on what will become Glendale Community College's largest building.
Some look to summer as a time to relax and refresh, but a small group of La Cañada High School students have been spending their break organizing and working toward an admirable goal.
The first hint that Karis Zavala would become an artist surfaced when she was 18 months old in a “Mommy and Me” class with her mother.
One month into his new job as the president of Glendale Community College, David Viar is staring down the challenge of keeping pace with rising student demand amid years of austerity measures that only recently have stabilized as California's budget outlook improves.