Sports Roundup: Peek gets first win as Crescenta Valley softball coach

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La Canada boys' volleyball defeated St. Francis in four games.

La Cañada boys' volleyball takes down St. Francis

LA CAÑADA — Junior setter Connor Walbrecht helped get La Cañada High’s boys’ volleyball team’s season off on the right note Thursday, as he finished with 17 kills and 21 assists in a 21-25, 25-18, 25-23, 25-23 nonleague home win against St. Francis.

Michelle Greco of Crescenta Valley High.

Crescenta Valley alumna Michelle Greco voted one of CIF's all-time best

Michelle Greco proved she could play basketball at every level. She enjoyed a fabulous career at Crescenta Valley High before moving on to UCLA and then playing professionally.

Glendale Community College softball gets blowout win to open conference

GLENDALE — Glendale Community College’s women’s softball team was eager to get off to a strong start as it began Western State Conference play in the Blue Division hosting Bakersfield at the Glendale Sports Complex.

The Winter family, Gaia, left, Alissa, Wade and Taylor, top, in 2013.

Survivor's parents organize charity bike ride for Children's Hospital neurosurgery

La Cañada resident Taylor Winter was just 12 when she was diagnosed with Cushing’s disease, a condition caused by a tumor on the pituitary gland that affects everything from organ function and sleep to hormone levels and body growth.

Pedestrians using a new diagonal crosswalk at the intersection of Ocean View Blvd. and Honolulu Avenue on Friday, February 20, 2015.

Montrose business leaders decry new diagonal crosswalk

City Manager Scott Ochoa on Thursday apologized for installing a diagonal crosswalk at a key intersection in the Montrose Shopping Park without first informing business leaders in the community.

Incarnation School to compete in academic decathlon at Sports Arena

Incarnation School’s academic decathlon team is poised to compete in a middle school decathlon competition on Saturday, an event at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena that saw more than 100 middle schools from across Los Angeles County compete last year.

Mindy and Gene Stein, pictured at a Descanso Gardens benefit. The couple donated $1 million to establish the Stein Tikun Olam Infant-Family Mental Health Initiative at Children's Hospital Los Angeles.

La Cañada couple give $1M toward infant mental health

Longtime La Cañada Flintridge residents and philanthropists Mindy and Gene Stein, through their Tikun Olam Foundation, have made a $1 million gift to establish the Stein Tikun Olam Infant-Family Mental Health Initiative at Children's Hospital Los Angeles.

Kenneth Robert  Delman was arrested last month on suspicion of soliciting an underage girl online, and police are looking for other possible victims.

Man accused of soliciting undercover cop posing as minor was a Burroughs High substitute

A 42-year-old Glendale man accused of soliciting an undercover police officer who was posing as a 13-year-old girl online was a substitute teacher at John Burroughs High School in Burbank for two months last year, officials said.

Council briefed on hauler survey

The La Cañada Flintridge City Council heard Monday results from a recent survey conducted to gauge public satisfaction with the multiple waste-removal services operating in the city, and possible support for a switch to a single-hauler contract.

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