Sample ballots, pamphlets cause confusion

The Burbank City Clerk’s office mailed ballots and sample pamphlet books for the city’s upcoming primary election this week.

Inventory rises in housing market

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.

Flintridge Prep's Riley Jones battles Pasadena Poly's Dylan Hanel for the ball in a Prep League boys soccer game at Pasadena Polytechnic School on Wednesday, January 28, 2015.

Flintridge Prep gets defensive in win against No. 2 Pasadena Poly

PASADENA — Late in the second half of its Prep League boys’ soccer match Wednesday, the Flintridge Prep defense had kept the potent Pasadena Poly offense in check.

La Cañada High girls' soccer gets last-minute goal to best Temple City

TEMPLE CITY — With time running down in the game, Chloe Kouyoumdian found herself unmarked about three yards from the goal line.

Online classes at GCC set to expand

As of this week, more than 100 Glendale Community College professors have enrolled in a program to earn certification so they can teach online courses, also known as “distance education,” according to a report presented during a trustee meeting on Tuesday.

Students walk to class at Glendale Community College Monday June 22, 2009.

GCC officials get a look at proposed trustee areas

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.

Crescenta Valley Briefs: CV Alliance presents parenting discussion; Vegan cooking demonstration for Valentine's Day

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.

A pipe slowly gurgles water that creates a muddy area at the Tom Sawyer Camps in La Cañada Flintridge on Tuesday, August 5, 2014.

Residents' water use lessens in December

Local water usage among customers decreased by 33% last month compared to December 2013, according to Foothill Municipal Water District officials. The reduction is the largest in the district and is thought to be attributable to wetter weather conditions inspiring residents to turn off their irrigation systems.

Jordan Lay spells her winning word at the district-wide spelling bee on Thursday.

Sixth-grader's pacing and practice help spell success

At the La Cañada Unified spelling bee last week, some competitors spelled words in bunches of three letters at a time. Others plodded through the word's beginning, then rushed through the last several letters in relief.

Andrew Blumenfeld, right, pictured with Ret. assemblymember Anthony Portantino, left, and attorney David Sagal, center, at La Cañada High School's first Be The Change Day on Wednesday, May 21, 2014. Blumenfeld has announced plans to run for California's 43rd Assembly District in 2016.

La Cañada school board head eyes Gatto seat

Andrew Blumenfeld, president of the La Cañada Unified School District Governing Board, has announced his plans to run for California's 43rd Assembly District in 2016.