Glendale High girls' tennis edges out Crescenta Valley

LA CRESCENTA — Postseason survival and standing in regards to Pacific League girls’ tennis may very well come down to the wire.

Burbank High's Irene Maemura tees off on the second hole in a Pacific League girls' golf match at Brookside Golf Course in Pasadena on Wednesday. (Tim Berger/Staff Photographer)

Burbank High golf's Irene Maemura medals in league match

PASADENA — Irene Maemura of the Burbank High girls’ golf team and Crescenta Valley picked up breakthrough efforts during the third Pacific League match of the season Wednesday.

Mary Boger, seen in 2008, has resigned from the Glendale Unified School Board. Six people, so far, have said they would take her place.

Six vie for open school board seat

Six candidates have tossed their hat in the ring, so far, to become an appointed member of the Glendale Unified school board.

Lia Milanes of San Dimas and her dog Kiki participate in the annual California Council of the Blind's Mutt Strut at Crescenta Valley Park in La Crescenta.

Runners see their way to race

Pam Nelson isn't blind, but her late grandmother was. Arline Scheel lost her sight in the final decade of her life before passing away at 92 years old.

The Grand View Memorial Park sign.

Sale may revive moribund Grand View

After several years in real-estate limbo, Grand View Memorial Park is undergoing some improvements after being sold in May, and an announcement about its future is expected to be released in three weeks, according to management.

Teachers, students adjust to new exams

Glendale school officials said Tuesday that educators and students are adjusting to new computerized diagnostic tests that the majority of Glendale students have taken since the beginning of the school year.

CV Briefs; Town Council to meet, Foothills 5K, Montrose Art Walk

The Crescenta Valley Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. today in the community room at the La Crescenta Library, 2809 Foothill Blvd.

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Reported 'Armenian Power' associate sentenced in fraud case

A Glendale man was sentenced to six years in federal prison this week for his involvement in a "sophisticated" debit- and credit-card skimming scheme in which thousands of 99 Cents Only store customers were defrauded out of more than $2 million, officials said.

Hoover water polo defense sets tone in rout of Whittier

GLENDALE — The Hoover High boys’ water polo team served notice early that if Whittier hoped to come away with a win Wednesday, the Cardinals would have to find a way to crack the Tornadoes defense.

A young swimmer plays with the water cannons during the grand opening of the Verdugo Pool in Burbank in June.

L.A.'s record-breaking heat wave is about to end; Southland, rejoice

The sweltering heat wave gripping Southern California is about to crash.