<p>La Ca&ntilde;ada High golfer Collin Morikawa reacts to his tee shot from hole 18 in the CIF/SCGA Southern California Regional Championship at Brookside Golf Club in Pasadena on Thursday. Morikawa tied for fifth and advanced to state. (Raul Roa/Staff Photographer)</p>

La Cañada's Morikawa reaches euphoric state

PASADENA — One of the few prizes missing from the impressive trophy case of La Cañada High golfer Collin Morikawa was a silver-plated dish given out to CIF State qualifiers.

<p>Eric Block plays pickelball at the Glendale YMCA on Thursday, March 13, 2014.</p>

Pickleball devotees chime in on plans to upgrade Fremont Park

Pickleball enthusiasts crowded a room at the Pacific Community Center Wednesday night, unified in their request for room to play the paddle game at Fremont Park.

<p>Jessamyn Duke will return to the cage on July 25.</p>

Duke to face Phillips in Chicago at UFC Fight Night

Jessamyn Duke has been wanting to get back inside the Ultimate Fighting Championship's octagon for quite some time.

<p>Agasi Vartanyan stares out of a glass enclosure&nbsp;at St. Leon Cathedral in Burbank on Thursday, May 28, 2015, where he has fasted for 55 days to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.</p>

Glendale man's 55-day fast commemorating Armenian Genocide comes to an end

Agasi Vartanyan climbed out of a wood-and-glass enclosure Thursday morning, ending his 55-day fast to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, in which he lost relatives.

<p>The Korean American Parent's Assn. held its meeting marking this end of the school year on May 14 at Gelson's Market in La Ca&ntilde;ada. The event was organized by Helen Ha and Sun Chung, who share the chairmanship of the PTA Outreach Committee.</p>

KAPA marks end of school year

The Korean American Parents Assn. (KAPA) held its meeting marking this end of the school year on May 14 at Gelson's Market in La Cañada. The event was organized by Helen Ha and Sun Chung, who share the chairmanship of the PTA Outreach Committee.

Crescenta Valley Sierra Club to host lecture on forest preservation

The Crescenta Valley Sierra Club will feature John Monsen speaking on the topic, “Preserving the Condor Peak Wilderness in the Angeles National Forest,” during a program set for 7:30 p.m. Tuesday June 9, at the Los Angeles County Public Library in La Crescenta, 2809 Foothill Blvd.

<p>Trucks make their way along the 710 Freeway.</p>

Opponents of 710 Freeway extension offer tunnel alternatives

Opponents of a controversial proposal to extend the unfinished 710 Freeway unveiled a variety of options Thursday that they say would eliminate the need for an underground highway between Alhambra and Pasadena, according to the Los Angeles Times.

'Bob' Lyans, grandson of original La Cañada settlers, dies at 92

Longtime La Cañada resident John Robert ("Bob") Lyans passed away May 21 at the age of 92.

<p>Captain Cardiac and the Coronaries delight the crowds during the first Music at the Park event at Memorial Park in La Ca&ntilde;ada Flintridge on Monday, May 27, 2013. The band kicked off the city's Music in the Park series again this year on Monday, May 25, 2015.&nbsp;</p>

Free concert series adds to schedule

The Memorial Day performance of Captain Cardiac and the Coronaries may have been the kickoff to the city’s “Music in the Park” series Monday, but organizers say much more is sure to come as summer approaches.

<p>California Gov. Jerry Brown gestures to a chart showing the increase in education spending as he discusses his revised state budget plan during a news conference at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Thursday May 14, 2015. Brown's $115.3 billion spending plan would send billions more to public schools and freeze in-state undergraduate tuition and establish a new state tax credit of the working poor.</p>

District studies Gov. Jerry Brown's budget revision

How Gov. Jerry Brown's recent budget proposal will shake out for schools remains to be seen, but La Cañada Unified officials hope it will spell good news for the district, which has been operating in recovery mode for years.

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