Mary Boger, seen in 2008, has resigned from the Glendale Unified School Board. Six people, so far, have said they would take her place.

Six vie for open school board seat

Six candidates have tossed their hat in the ring, so far, to become an appointed member of the Glendale Unified school board.

Lia Milanes of San Dimas and her dog Kiki participate in the annual California Council for the Blind's Mutt Strut at Crescenta Valley Park in La Crescenta.

Runners see their way to race

Pam Nelson isn't blind, but her late grandmother was. Arline Scheel lost her sight in the final decade of her life before passing away at 92 years old.

The Grand View Memorial Park sign.

Sale may revive moribund Grand View

After several years in real-estate limbo, Grand View Memorial Park is undergoing some improvements after being sold in May, and an announcement about its future is expected to be released in three weeks, according to management.

Teachers, students adjust to new exams

Glendale school officials said Tuesday that educators and students are adjusting to new computerized diagnostic tests that the majority of Glendale students have taken since the beginning of the school year.

CV Briefs; Town Council to meet, Foothills 5K, Montrose Art Walk

The Crescenta Valley Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. today in the community room at the La Crescenta Library, 2809 Foothill Blvd.

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Reported 'Armenian Power' member sentenced in fraud case

A Glendale man was sentenced to six years in federal prison this week for his involvement in a "sophisticated" debit- and credit-card skimming scheme in which thousands of 99 Cents Only store customers were defrauded out of more than $2 million, officials said.

Hoover water polo defense sets tone in rout of Whittier

GLENDALE — The Hoover High boys’ water polo team served notice early that if Whittier hoped to come away with a win Wednesday, the Cardinals would have to find a way to crack the Tornadoes defense.

A young swimmer plays with the water cannons during the grand opening of the Verdugo Pool in Burbank in June.

L.A.'s record-breaking heat wave is about to end; Southland, rejoice

The sweltering heat wave gripping Southern California is about to crash.

A suspect who was arrested on suspicion of breaking into a business on 2800 block of North Glenoaks Boulevard admitted to police that he had broken into several other businesses earlier in the night and in the week, Burbank police said.

Suspect arrested in string of burglaries in Burbank

An 18-year-old Sun Valley man was arrested on suspicion of committing a string of burglaries in the last week in which $1,000 worth of cash, cigarettes and alcohol were stolen from several businesses on Glenoaks Boulevard in Burbank, police said.

Tina Karwasky will represent the U.S. in International Team Tennis Competition. (File Photo)

Glendale resident Karwasky selected to represent U.S. Tennis

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) announced that Glendale resident Tina Karwasky is one of 40 older adult athletes selected to represent the United States at the 34th annual International Tennis Federation (ITF) Super-Seniors World Team Championships, which will be held Oct. 13-18, in Antalya, Turkey.

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