Burbank High's Rose Cowart spikes the ball past Crescenta Valley's Patricia Kerman during a Pacific League match on Thusday. (Roger Wilson/Staff Photographer)

Burbank High girls' volleyball pulls away from Crescenta Valley

BURBANK — Though it was the closest set of the match, Burbank High’s girls’ volleyball team hardly lost its poise in the third game of Thursday afternoon’s Pacific League match against visiting Crescenta Valley.

Quarterback Andy Amela and the Burroughs High football team routed Arcadia on Thursday.

Return of Amela sparks Burroughs football to lopsided win against Arcadia

BURBANK — The Burroughs High football team was just happy to have its quarterback back.

Sports Roundup: La Cañada volleyball sweeps up Temple City

GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL

League title chase goes south for Flintridge Sacred Heart versus Marymount

LA CAÑADA — A hope for a second consecutive Mission League girls’ volleyball title may have very well ended for the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy squad on a night in which many of the players who delivered the program its first crown in seven years were honored.

Sports Roundup: Crescenta Valley water polo blitzes Burbank

BOYS’ WATER POLO

Hoover High's boys' water polo team defeated Pasadena on Thursday in Pacific League play.

Big first quarter sparks Hoover boys' water polo past Pasadena

GLENDALE — It took a good part of the season for the members of the Hoover High boys’ water polo team to get up to speed on offense in the first quarter of their matches. That seems to no longer be the situation.

Burbank girls' tennis rolls to 14-4 win against Hoover

GLENDALE — With the Burbank High and Hoover girls’ tennis teams having already locked up automatic playoff spots prior to Thursday’s matchup, both squads had something to play for when they met Thursday in a Pacific League match.

Crescenta Valley High School soccer players during practice at the school's field in La Crescenta on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013. The Glendale Unified School District installed artificial turf at the school in 2006, but following a recent story on NBC, some parents have expressed concern about the potential health impacts of the field.

Parents express concerns over safety of artificial turf

Parents told the Glendale Unified school board on Tuesday they’re concerned about the materials that make up artificial turf, following a recent NBC News report.

A construction project between Brand Blvd. and Orange Street in downtown Glendale on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013. Following a presentation indicating the proliferation of development in downtown Tuesday, the Glendale City Council discussed the possibility of scaling back incentives and establishing additional fees for developers.

Council wants to revisit plan for downtown Glendale

The Glendale City Council wants to look into scaling back incentives and establishing additional fees for developers, direction given Tuesday after a presentation indicated that 66% of new multifamily units approved in Glendale since 2006 have been in the downtown area.

Health facility to change name, management

Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California, owner of USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, is partnering with a national company to handle the operations at a local outpatient surgical center Keck Medicine has purchased in an effort to boost efficiencies and offer care at more affordable rates, officials said.

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