Baseball Preview: Flintridge Prep, La Cañada hoping for rekindled success

Two seasons have passed since Guillermo Gonzalez took over the helm of Flintridge Prep baseball and Alex Valadez grabbed the reins at La Cañada.

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Softball Preview: La Cañada looks to turn over more success

Softball Preview: La Cañada looks to turn over more success

With plenty of pop in the lineup, the La Cañada High softball team lifted itself to a surprising CIF Southern Section Division IV quarterfinal run a season ago.

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Girls' Track and Field Preview: Distance packs lead city trio

Girls' Track and Field Preview: Distance packs lead city trio

If there’s a common thread that runs through the city of La Cañada’s three track and field programs, perhaps it’s that each has a steady cross-country program to poach from.

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School board candidate forum doesn't shy from heated topics

School board candidate forum doesn't shy from heated topics

During an election forum this week hosted by the Montrose-Verdugo City Chamber of Commerce, school board candidates were quizzed about their top priorities for Glendale Unified and were asked to answer questions specific to them.

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Council hopefuls discuss voting districts, Rockhaven at candidate forum

Council hopefuls discuss voting districts, Rockhaven at candidate forum

Several City Council hopefuls sounded off against splitting Glendale into voting districts during a candidate forum Monday night at the Sparr Heights Community Center, saying the change could limit representation and bring important decisions to a stalemate.

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Challengers lead incumbents in campaign fundraising for school races

Challengers in the Glendale Unified and Glendale Community College races have outpaced incumbents in the money race so far, according to an analysis of campaign financial data.

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Talk continues between school districts on potential Sagebrush transfer

Talks between La Cañada and Glendale districts remain positive, officials said this week as both sides continue to discuss the possible transfer of the Sagebrush area to the La Cañada Unified school district.

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Eight stores cited for underage alcohol sales in police sting

Clerks at eight Glendale liquor stores were cited for allegedly selling alcohol to teenagers during a special-enforcement sting police conducted on Saturday.

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Comment period extended for 710 extension project

The offices of two California assemblymen announced this week that the California Department of Transportation has decided to extend the public comment period on the still-unreleased Environmental Impact Report for its 710 Freeway extension project.

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Crescenta Valley Briefs: Montrose-Verdugo chamber mixer; CV Alliance presentation

The Montrose-Verdugo City Chamber of Commerce will hold a mixer from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 5 at Mardo K Fine Jewelry, 2269 Honolulu Ave., Montrose.

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Robert Kenneth Delman was arrested last month on suspicion of soliciting an underage girl online, and police are looking for other possible victims.

Police looking for more possible victims of alleged online solicitation suspect

Glendale police are looking for possible victims who may have had contact with a 42-year-old Glendale man accused of soliciting an underage girl online, police said.

Crescenta Valley High swimming is looking to continue its long line of Pacific League titles.

Boys' Swimming Preview: Can Crescenta Valley swimming maintain storied success?

Even without the star power and depth that carried Crescenta Valley High’s boys’ swimming team to three straight CIF Southern Section Division II top-three finishes from 2011-13, the Falcons still managed to stay in the top 10 with a seventh-place finish last year.

Chef Claud Beltran rules over his kitchen at The Eatery. He and his staff are preparing dinner for Dinners from the Heart.

The Valley Line: Area eateries host 'Dinners from the Heart'

Here we are and it is the first week of March already. These past few days have been busy ones for many of our folk who are charity-minded. They have attended several dinners to raise funds for Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services and its many programs. The annual event is called, “Dinners from the Heart,” and is staged in 35 different restaurants throughout the San Gabriel Valley.

Sagebrush talks 'productive'

La Cañada Unified school officials reassured residents Tuesday that negotiations with their Glendale counterparts over the transfer of students living in La Cañada's Sagebrush territory are still moving forward after a Feb. 25 meeting of the minds.

Jury awards teacher $178K in disability discrimination case

A federal jury unanimously found Monday that the Archdiocese of Los Angeles discriminated against a former kindergarten teacher at a private school in La Cañada Flintridge and engaged in conduct which was “malicious, oppressive or in conscious disregard” of the teacher’s disability rights when they fired her in 2012 following spine surgery.

Intersections: The roots of tree veneration grow deep

Earlier this week, I was invited to speak at an Arbor Day event organized by Glendale Beautiful at the Casa Adobe de San Rafael, the oldest home in the city of Glendale.

The 710 Freeway, pictured on Thursday, January 28, 2010.

Workshop looks at 710 EIR

Locals put weekend plans on hold Saturday morning, crowding into La Cañada’s City Council chambers to learn how to harness people power in anticipation of the release of the California Department of Transportation’s proposed 710 Freeway extension project.

Norma Zimmer, who later became bandleader Lawrence Welk's "Champagne Lady" takes to the slopes at Kratka Ridge in the winter of 1955 with her son, Ronnie, to practice for a charity race in support of paralyzed skier Jill Kinmont. Zimmer then lived on Keswick Road in Flintridge, in a house built by her husband Randy.

La Cañada History: 'Champagne Lady' takes to the slopes

Ten Years Ago

Burbank police closed off the neighborhood around a stabbing that took place on the 700 block of Roselli Street Tuesday night.

Attack suspect was angry ex-boyfriend, victim's brother says

Lance Jaquette got the call at 11:09 p.m. Tuesday.

Miles Johnson, of the Flintridge Prep boys volleyball team, touches the ball over teammate Chris Brummet's hands at practice on Monday, March 1, 2015.

Boys' Volleyball Preview: Flintridge Prep looking for third straight Prep League crown

Before the first serve of the season took place, the members of the Flintridge Prep boys’ volleyball team had been bestowed with a top-10 ranking in the CIF Southern Section Division IV preseason poll.

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