Police investigate attempted kidnapping

Police are investigating an attempted kidnapping that occurred in Glendale Wednesday afternoon, officials said.

<p>Crescenta Valley High's Albert Chtchyan (right) and teammate Jason Chang will look to make a deep run at the CIF-SS Individual Tennis tournament, which begins Thursday. (Tim Berger/Staff Photographer)</p>

Crescenta Valley High boys' doubles team, Juan, Yacoubian gear up for next stage

Following successful runs throughout the season and in tournaments, a group of area boys’ tennis players have channeled their focus to the CIF Individual Tournament.

<p>Cal State Fullerton's David Olmedo-Barrera was recently named the Big West co-Player of the Year. (Photo courtesy of Matt Brown)</p>

College Update: Olmedo-Barrera named Big West co-Player of the Year

The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.

<p>The Crescenta Valley Sheriff Station will hold its 17th annual rummage sale and volunteers, from left to right,&nbsp;Sheila Richman, Paul Graettinger, Sue Ellen Hussung, Ginger Honeycutt, Lynn Ferrara, Sgt. Cynthia Gonzales, Lisa Dutton and George Mohr are sorting out the items at a local storage area in La Crescenta on Wednesday, May 27, 2015. The sale will take place on Saturday May 30th.</p>

Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station rummage sale to support local volunteers

The annual Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station rummage sale will be held on Saturday at the station, and proceeds will go toward benefiting the nearly 100 volunteers there who help out.

Crescenta Valley Water District to tap and treat water beneath former Rockhaven Sanitarium

A pipe measuring more than 1,000 feet designed to pump water from underneath the grounds of the former Rockhaven Sanitarium and eventually reach the taps of Crescenta Valley residents is about to begin construction.

<p>FSHA's Olivia Fitzpatrick hits a double in the first inning against Silverado in a CIF-SS Division V second round playoff softball game at Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy on Wednesday. The Tologs won, 5-2. (Tim Berger/Staff Photographer)</p>

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy softball tops Silverado to reach CIF quarterfinals

LA CAÑADA — After Hannah Zika escaped a gigantic jam in the circle in the sixth inning, she had an inkling her teammates would string together some quality at-bats and put her in position to prolong the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy softball team’s postseason run.

Alleged blowtorch robber ordered to face court

A 41-year-old man accused of robbing convenience stores in Glendale, Long Beach and Carson using a blowtorch and Taser was ordered to stand trial, officials said.

City Briefs: Brand Library presents free piano performance; Montrose-Verdugo Chamber mixer scheduled

Duo pianists Rose Chen and Izumi Kashiwagi will perform from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Brand Library and Art Center, 1601 W. Mountain St., Glendale.

Hager leaving school district

The La Cañada Unified School District recently announced the departure of Patty Hager, associate superintendent of Human Resources, along with news of her replacement, a Conejo Valley director of secondary education.

<p>La Ca&ntilde;ada High first-year head football coach Ramsey Lambert stepped down on Tuesday to become the new head coach at Santa Monica.</p>

After one season, Lambert leaves La Cañada High football for Santa Monica

A year-one stint that included improved success for the La Cañada High football team also included one final setback on Tuesday afternoon.