While several different songs and a few particular genres of music were playing throughout weightlifting sessions this summer at Glendale High, perhaps the Nitros are better served at adopting a classic as their unofficial anthem.
The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.
One of Glendale’s oldest residents — if not the oldest — was born the same year the city was founded.
A hiker who became lost in the Angeles National Forest area north of La Cañada Flintridge Saturday afternoon was located and airlifted to safety by search-and-rescue team members about one hour after he called for help, according to an official at the Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station.
The unthinkable happened last week to a well-liked and respected young man who had left his imprint on Burbank: David Nelson, just 26 years old and a police officer with the Bakersfield police department, died in a car crash while pursuing a suspect.
So we’ve arrived at America’s birthday, the day she gained her independence. And while in nation terms, she’s still relatively young, the United States is looking every one of its 239 years about now.
Montrose resident and United States Air Force Reservist Major Jennifer Burghdorf had plans to leave for a two-week assignment in South Korea on Sunday, but before she left, she made one special stop in La Crescenta Saturday evening.
Re: “Bill envisions expanding health services,” Op-ed, July 1. The op-ed writer Lilia Babakhan, a second-year optometry student, supports SB 622 allowing her the potential to perform “minor procedures.” However, those procedures are anything but “minor” — they are eye surgeries with real potential complications, including, for example, the spread of cancer. Yet, after just 25 hours of additional course work following optometry school and performing a small number of training cases the bill would allow her to become “certified” to do either laser eye surgery for glaucoma and after cataract surgery, or scalpel surgery to remove or destroy eyelid lesions and medication injections, including into the eye.
Every Fourth of July for the past five years, the Vice family of Burbank sets their sights on a single destination — the city's Starlight Bowl, which annually plays host a spectacular fireworks display.
The operations committee of the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority is slated to meet Tuesday at 9 a.m. inside the Airport Skyroom of the Bob Hope Airport, 2676 Hollywood Way, to discuss potential rebranding of the airport as “Los Angeles Burbank Airport.”