Glendale High's Manuk Piloyan, right, and Harut Bandikyan, left, react after Piloyan's goal put the Nitros up 13-11 during the final seconds of their CIF Southern Section Division V championship match against Los Altos at Woollett Jr. Aquatics Center in Irvine on Saturday. (Kevin Chang/ Daily Pilot)

Top 10 Teams of the Year: Glendale boys' water polo team captures elusive CIF title

The area’s top-10 high school teams from the 2013-14 season were selected by the Glendale News-Press sports department.

Glendale High senior Arman Momdzhyan is No. 2 boys' athlete of 2013-14 after leading the Nitros to a CIF Southern Section Division V championship. (Tim Berger/Staff Photographer)

Top 10 Boys' Athletes of 2013-14: Momdzhyan leads Glendale water polo team to magical season

The top-10 male high school athletes of the year were voted on by the Glendale News-Press sports department. These are selections 2 through 10. See Saturday’s edition for the Male Athlete of the Year.

With a trash truck passing behind him, Ben Foushee of Eagle Rock, center, wears a particulate mask in protest to the proposed city of Glendale expansion of the Scholl Canyon Landfill, during press conference at in Eagle Rock.

Protesters gather at Scholl Canyon landfill

Eagle Rock residents and local officials gathered at the base of the Scholl Canyon Landfill Wednesday to protest potential plans by Glendale to expand the site, which worries nearby residents who say an expansion could worsen what they call ongoing negative impacts, such as street damage by the heavy trucks that travel in and out of the location.

Montrose purse snatchings catch residents off guard

July 25 was supposed to be a typical day for one 82-year-old woman shopping in Montrose. She parked her car in the 2400 block of Honolulu Avenue. She put her keys in her pocket. Then, she felt her shoulder jerk along with her purse.

A single chimey is all that remains of a home amongst a stand of burned trees in Vogel Flats after the Station Fire last year. Photographed on August 23. 2010. (Roger Wilson/News-Press)

Community recalls the Station fire

It's been five years since the Station fire — started by an unidentified arsonist on Aug. 26, 2009 just a few miles north of La Cañada — ravaged the Foothills, burning through a record 161,000 acres over a 50-day period.

Phoenicia Restaurant in Glendale.

Council puts Lexington parking vote on hold

Residents on a stretch of Lexington Avenue in the downtown area are seeking permit parking following the expansion of a nearby popular Lebanese restaurant, but the Glendale City Council on Tuesday held off voting on the issue until sometime next month.

St. Francis High School's #3 Kyle Leufroy goes up for two in CIF SS Boys Div. 3A basketball championship game vs. Oak Park High School at Azusa Pacific University's Felix Event Center in Azusa on Friday, March 7, 2014.

Top 10 Male Athletes: St. Francis' Leufroy guided team to first-ever championship appearance

While CIF Southern Section championships were in short supply in La Cañada this past sports season, deep playoff runs, league titles and individual accomplishments were all the rage, highlighted by a selected group of talented boys' athletes.

Crescenta Valley Briefs: Crescenta Commons cleanup; 'Spa Day' at the library

The fifth annual Montrose Film Festival will start at 6:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the parking lot beside Andersen's Pet Store, 2218 Honolulu Ave.

Sophia Han (far left), on top of Mt. Lajuma with fellow travelers on the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association's Duttenhaver Field Study program, Next to her, from left to right, are mentor Jess Kohring, Minden Nakamura, Kyla Alvarez, Darragh Hettrick, Sarah Wang and Kelly Chang.

CV grad travels to South Africa for animal conservation program

On the verge of beginning her college career, 18-year-old Sophia Han recently returned from South Africa, where she worked alongside scientists whose mission is to protect leopards, monkeys and other wildlife in the Soutpansberg Mountains.

Michael Sullivan will be the keynote speaker when the La Cañada Flintridge Orthopaedic Guild holds its annual Book and Author Luncheon on Oct. 28.

Orthopaedic Guild to hold luncheon

Michael P. Sullivan, vice president and chief philanthropy officer for Orthopaedic Institute for Children, will be the keynote speaker when the La Cañada Flintridge Orthopaedic Guild holds its annual Book and Author Luncheon Oct. 28 at Angeles National Golf Club in Sunland.