818 Roundup: GUSD vs. stars in charity basketball game, St. Francis and LCHS lose chance at CIF titles
Good morning, 818 readers. Today is Sunday, March 9. Here are some of the top headlines in the 818 area from the weekend so far:
CORONA — A handball call in the 97th minute within a second overtime session and a penalty-kick goal seconds later ended a perfect season for the La Cañada High girls’ soccer team by quite imperfect means.
GLENDALE — Throughout its first half-decade of play, the Stars Shooting For Hope charity basketball game, featuring a squad of celebrities versus a team of teachers representing the Glendale Unified School District, has featured close contests while raising money for the Desi Geestman Foundation. The sixth installment, played Friday night on the court at Hoover High School, yielded more of the same.
Good morning, 818 readers. Today is Satruday, March 8, 2014. The Glendale area will have a high of 81 and a low of 56, according to the National Weather Service.
The doctors and nurses of Glendale Adventist Medical Center were honored by local officials this week for their work in achieving the nation’s fifth lowest hospital mortality rate.
Members of the Montrose Park Shopping Assn. will get back $50 if they pay their annual assessment on time next year, a gesture that comes on the heels of significantly improved revenue for the business improvement district.
A bit less than a month ago, about two dozen people squeezed into a conference room at the Glendale YWCA, all there to share their feelings about the Glendale News-Press.