<p>Flintridge Prep baseball pitcher Robbie Leslie, center, was mobbed by infielder Hamilton Evans, left center, and other players, after the final out of the CIF-SS Div VI semifinal game versus Salesian at Glendale Sports Complex on Tuesday. Flintridge Prep won, 10-9. (Raul Roa/Staff Photographer)</p>

Flintridge Prep baseball rallies, tops Salesian in semifinal thriller

GLENDALE — If there was a common refrain in regards to the Flintridge Prep baseball team this season, perhaps it’s that the Rebels were just a little too young to win this season.

<p>Crescenta Valley's Ryan Lynch tags out Mission Viejo's Tyler Odekirk on a steal attempt of second base in the second inning in a CIF Southern Section Division II semifinal baseball game at Mission Viejo High on Tuesday. Crescenta Valley lost the game 4-2. (Tim Berger/Staff Photographer)</p>

Crescenta Valley baseball's memorable run comes to close in semifinals at Mission Viejo

MISSION VIEJO — For the better part of 30 games, Crescenta Valley High’s baseball team capitalized on tremendous pitching, staunch defense and timely hitting to turn in one of the program’s greatest seasons.

<p>Glendale City Manager Scott Ochoa, as well as Citty Atty. Mike Garcia, are each seeking raises of 18%, which the City Council will consider on Tuesday, June 2.</p>

City manager and city attorney receive 18% raises

The City Council signed off on 18% pay raises for its city manager and city attorney Tuesday, making their rate similar to those of their counterparts in Burbank and Pasadena.

Bob Hope Airport seeks to conserve water

That puff of smoke that comes off the wheels of an airplane’s landing gear when it hits the runway is caused by the wheels skidding.

Water district sweetens turf rebate program

Water district sweetens turf rebate program

The Metropolitan Water District’s board of directors last week poured an additional $350 million into its turf-removal rebate program and enacted a last-minute change that could help homeowners in Burbank who want to expand previously completed turf-replacement projects.

Hospital jobs lost to new blood

As a cost-cutting measure, Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center closed its regional blood donor center last month.

Graduation comes with gratitude for La Cañada High

Graduation comes with gratitude for La Cañada High

Summoning a collective spirit of gratitude — for family, faculty and friendships forged — La Cañada High School’s Class of 2015 bid farewell Friday to the school that provided a temporary backdrop for what will become lifelong memories.

Grant money goes toward recycling containers in downtown Glendale, Montrose

A new grant will help pay for 75 new recycling containers in the downtown and Montrose areas as well as launch a campaign aimed at getting thousands of apartment dwellers into the habit of recycling.

Passenger numbers rise at Bob Hope Airport

The number of passengers traveling through Bob Hope Airport rose by 2.3% in April compared to the same month last year, according to airfield officials, continuing a recent trend that has had officials cautiously optimistic for the future.

Glendale police host open house

Glendale police host open house

Dozens of community members visited the Glendale police station on Saturday for the agency’s open house.