LCF resident sings at George Clooney, Amal Alamuddin's wedding

LCF resident sings at George Clooney, Amal Alamuddin's wedding

Former member of the Miss La Cañada Flintridge royal court and 2014 La Cañada High School graduate Nora Sagal showcased her vocal talents for a very special crowd Saturday during a performance at the wedding of George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin in Venice, Italy.

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Crescenta Valley Briefs: Handmade tiles; Town Council elections; Montrose Oktoberfest

Crescenta Valley Briefs: Handmade tiles; Town Council elections; Montrose Oktoberfest

Handmade tiles are still available for purchase that will be placed in the future Crescenta Commons in La Crescenta. 

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Vanes Martirosyan-Willie Nelson fighting to regain championship potential

Boxer Vanes Martirosyan, left, looks to get back on track Saturday. (Raul Roa/Staff Photographer)

Vanes Martirosyan-Willie Nelson fighting to regain championship potential

In the road to boxing stardom that has been Vanes “Nightmare” Martirosyan’s career, there has been a multitude of pivotal bouts set to launch the Glendale pugilist to the next level.

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Eight Glendale employees to be laid off

Eight city employees will be laid off by the end of this month as part of reorganization and streamlining measures within City Hall.

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GCC could be among 15 colleges in the state to begin awarding BAs

GCC could be among 15 colleges in the state to begin awarding BAs

Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation earlier this week allowing some community colleges to begin awarding bachelor's degrees in fields not offered on the UC and Cal State campuses.

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Growth powers utility fixes

Part of a 1930s-era substation that powers homes and businesses in the San Fernando Road corridor will be rebuilt as part of a $13-million reconstruction project to accommodate anticipated growth in the neighborhood following City Council approval on Tuesday.

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District hopes to tap new resource of groundwater

District hopes to tap new resource of groundwater

The Foothills area could gain a new way to combat the recurring drought as a study aims to see if an area of the Crescenta Valley can transform into a viable resource of usable groundwater.

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Weekly Previews: Jim Bonds leads St. Francis football against former pupil

Between 1997-99, Jim Bonds (pictured) and Casey Clausen enjoyed plenty of success at Alemany. Bonds and Clausen are now the head coaches at St. Francis and Calabasas, respectively, and the two will reunite on the field on Friday. (Roger Wilson/Staff Photographer)

Weekly Previews: Jim Bonds leads St. Francis football against former pupil

The following are previews of the area's upcoming high school football games this week.

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Cow and calf visit Horace Mann Elementary

The Dairy Council of California brought its mobile classroom to Horace Mann Elementary School on Wednesday with a 1,500-pound cow named Buttercup and a 100-pound bull calf named Chip.

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Game of the Week: Crescenta Valley High, Burbank brace for collision course

The following are previews of the area's upcoming high school football games this week.

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Liana Aghajanian purchased this sheep's wool in Armenia. It was then combed in England and spun in Los Angeles.

Intersections: Armenian wool's international tale weaves itself

When you tell people that you've got a bag of sheep's wool in your possession, the first thing you get asked is, "Can I touch it?"

Surveillance photo of one of two men suspected of stealing a motorcycle from a Glendale parking garage.

Surveillance photos released of motorcycle theft suspects

Police on Wednesday released surveillance photos of two men suspected of stealing a motorcycle from a Glendale parking garage last month, police said.

Sandy Russell, one of five 2014 school board candidates.

LCF resident eyes board seat

A resident of the Sagebrush area of La Cañada Flintridge is one of five candidates looking to be appointed to the Glendale school board this week following school board member Mary Boger’s resignation due to illness.

Kerry Krull, owner of Romancing the Bean, cuts lettuce in this portrait featured in Jen Serena's upcoming Homegrown photography exhibit. The exhibit, slated for Oct. 11, highlights small businesses in Burbank's Magnolia Park area with portraits and conceptual images representing their businesses.

Photo series focuses on local businesses

Some subjects in Jen Serena's latest photography project took some extra convincing. The Burbank small business owners just couldn't believe they were being offered free photography. Others said "yes" perhaps a little too quickly.

A student from La Crescenta Elementary was airlifted to the hospital on Wednesday, Oct. 1 after a fall, according to authorities.

Valley View student airlifted to hospital after fall

A student was airlifted from Valley View Elementary School in La Crescenta on Wednesday after a fall, authorities said.

The water below Devil's Gate Dam in the Hahamogna Watershed is long gone, leaving behind cracked earth and hearty plants that are wilting in the sun in La Cañada Flintridge on Tuesday, August 5, 2014. A meeting was recently held to discuss the drought and what La Cañadans can do today to reduce their carbon footprint.

Conservation issues take center stage

A potential California mega-drought, global warming and what La Cañadans can do today to reduce their carbon footprint were up for discussion in a Tuesday evening speaking engagement sponsored by the Community Foundation of the Verdugos.

Motorcycle passenger who died in crash is identified

Coroner's officials have identified the motorcycle passenger who, along with the motorcyclist, died in a crash on the Ventura (134) Freeway Monday night while they were being pursued by the California Highway Patrol.

Burt C. Monesmith, right, a Lockheed executive who lived on Princess Anne Road in La Canada, posed in 1954 with a 201-pound black marlin he caught off the Kona Coast of Hawaii while on vacation. With him is the skipper of the charter boat, George S. Parker Jr.

La Cañada History: Resident catches 201-pound black marlin

Burt C. Monesmith of Princess Anne Road in La Cañada landed a 201-pound black marlin while deep sea fishing off Hawaii's Kona Coast.

Visitors learn about Cassini, NASA's mission to explore Saturn and its moons, at a past Open House at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. The 2014 Open House will take place Oct. 11 and 12.

JPL welcomes visitors for weekend open house

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, located in La Cañada Flintridge, will open its doors to the public next weekend for an up-close look at the work the space agency does at the local facility.

Head Coach John Cicuto congratulates the Vaqueros and says goodbye to one of his winningest teams in memory after they won the Western States Bowl at Glendale College Saturday.

John Cicuto: Leader of the Vaqs

At 69, he's still got quite a sharp memory. He can recall the majority of football players he's coached and the games that took place while he stood on the sidelines wearing a headset.

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