St. Francis High volleyball stopped Flintridge Prep in four games on Wednesday.

St. Francis volleyball blasts past Flintridge Prep

LA CAÑADA — Following an exhausting third game that lasted nearly 40 minutes, the members of the St. Francis High volleyball team had just three minutes to regroup.Still in control in a nonleague match against Flintridge Prep, St. Francis showcased better communication en route to picking up arguably its most impressive win of the season.

Crescenta Valley boys' volleyball downs Glendale

GLENDALE — Despite his team owning 11 victories, including two to start Pacific League play, Crescenta Valley High boys’ volleyball Coach John Nelson insisted his team was still evolving into form heading into its match with Glendale on Wednesday.

Members of the band System of a Down are John Dolmayan, Serj Tankian, Daron Malakian and Shavo Odadjian. The band is launching a tour to bring awareness to the Armenian Genocide, as well as joining with Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) to seek formal recognition of the genocide, on its 100-year anniversary, by the United States and Turkey.

Rep. Schiff, System of a Down share goal of Armenian Genocide recognition

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.

Bent Hansen, owner of Los Gringos Locos, serves up his restaurant's one-millionth taco to John Witt of Glendale on March 26, who placed the lucky order. Witt wins a $1,000 gift card to the restaurant, or "free tacos for a year," as Hansen put it.

Diner orders the 'Juan Millionth Taco' at Los Gringos Locos

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 buyer would win a $1,000 gift certificate to the restaurant.

The Honolulu Avenue Strummers formed about a year ago and play old and newer songs on ukuleles at special events around town.

Local ukulele players hit the right notes

It was at the Montrose Christmas Parade more than two years 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.

Rattlers put dog owners on alert

As climbing temperatures draw nature lovers to many local trails, outdoor enthusiasts are on the lookout for indigenous rattlesnakes who, similarly beckoned by spring weather, have been known to make regular appearances.

FAA to debut helicopter noise-complaint system

The Federal Aviation Administration is launching a helicopter noise-complaint system for Los Angeles County, so residents can file a complaint by calling a local phone number or submitting it online.

Police seek alleged tricycle thief

Police are looking for a man who was caught on a surveillance camera stealing a tricycle from a La Crescenta parking lot last month, police said.

City Briefs: Shakespeare's 'Much Ado About Nothing' opens at GCC; Deukmejian Wilderness Park nature education program

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.

Emergency crews respond to an accident on Angeles Crest Highway in early April  2005 after a brakeless work truck forced a pickup truck that had been in its path into a fire hydrant, shearing off the hydrant's top. The Allen Lund Building, at far left, was flooded during the incident. The brakeless truck then continued downhill on Angeles Crest, across Foothill Boulevard and into a retaining wall at Hill Street Café.

La Cañada History: Allen Lund Building flooded after accident breaks fire hydrant

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