Sports Roundup: Glendale Community College baseball in conference driver's seat

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Alfred Khashakyan won his fourth bout in a row via knockout on Friday night.

Khashakyan KO highlights night full of local victories

Alfred Khashakyan continued his mixed-martial-arts path of destruction Friday night in Studio City.

Glendale Community College women's tennis player Meghedi Mooradian won one of the Vaqueros' two sets in a 5-2 loss in Saturday's Southern California Regional Final loss to Mt. San Antonio.

Glendale Community College women's tennis can't overcome doubles deficit in finals loss to Mt. SAC

WALNUT — It was the sort of deficit the Glendale Community College women’s tennis team had hoped to avoid at all costs.

INFOGRAPHIC: The Glendale Fire Department at a glance

INFOGRAPHIC: The Glendale Fire Department at a glance

INFOGRAPHIC: The Burbank Fire Department at a glance

INFOGRAPHIC: The Burbank Fire Department at a glance

John and Rosaleen Rickerby on their wedding day. Their son, Mark Rickerby, is offering a $2,000 reward for the return of a case of love letters written by his late father that was stolen from his mother's Glendale home during a residential burglary on Thursday.

Son seeks public's help, offers $2K reward to recover stolen love letters between mother and late father

A case filled with decades-old love letters was stolen from an 80-year-old woman’s Glendale home during a daytime burglary on Thursday, and her son is offering a $2,000 reward — no questions asked — for their return.

Rose Essick is remembered as a gracious lady, encouraging teacher and loving friend.

Essick was a memorable teacher, endearing friend

Friends and former students reminisced this week about Rose Essick, saying she was deeply religious, gracious and never afraid to offer her opinion. The longtime Burbank resident and educator died April 11. She was 91.

<p>A graphic rendering of a 72-unit facility being proposed by Santa-Rosa based Oakmont Senior Living shows how the project might appear once constructed at 600 Foothill Blvd., current site of the Christian Science Church of La Ca&ntilde;ada Flintridge.</p>

City, public provide feedback on proposed 72-unit senior community

If Santa Rosa-based developer Oakmont Senior Living wants its plans for a 72-unit assisted living facility to take root in La Cañada, it's going to have to think outside the box, residents and city staff agreed Thursday.

News-Press Editorial: City stats are now only a click away

In recent years, U.S. cities have, using the latest technologies, opened their books for closer inspection. This is a welcome stream of sunshine on the civic purse that allows constituents to more clearly see how their taxpayer dollars are being spent. Recently, Glendale City Hall followed suit, unveiling a new feature on its website that allows citizens to track — at a glance — response times for the fire and police department and assess whether they are falling short, meeting or exceeding goals, and to study breakdowns of budget and economic development expenditures.

Leader Editorial: Inclined to question Hill choice

Much to the dismay of the teachers’ union, Burbank Unified School District has hired a new superintendent, Matt Hill, who was given an 4-0 nod for the job Thursday night after several days of high drama.

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