Genevieve Sultenfuss, local 'role model,' dies at 104

Genevieve Sultenfuss, local 'role model,' dies at 104

Longtime Glendale resident Genevieve Sultenfuss, who achieved several firsts for women in realty and community leadership, died on Sunday. She was 104.

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Police looking into string of break-ins at Glendale homes

Police are investigating a series of daytime break-ins and break-in attempts that occurred at Glendale homes on Wednesday, which authorities said may be related and involve multiple suspects.

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Glendale Community College's Jassmine Macon finds her way back to Fresno

Glendale Community College's Jassmine Macon finds her way back to Fresno

It seems that no matter where Glendale Community College freshman Jassmine Macon has hung her cleats over the last five years, all directions have steered her toward Fresno’s Woodward Park.

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Championships, state advancement on check list for local cross-country trio

Championships, state advancement on check list for local cross-country trio

While scattered across three different divisions, the goals and challenges aren’t too dissimilar for the Flintridge Prep, Crescenta Valley High and Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy cross-country programs.

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Thoughts from Dr. Joe: It's good to know the bear necessities

Bears! They're everywhere in La Cañada, stopping traffic on the 210, eating pumpkins on Viro Road and dining on trash at Baptiste Way. They've even caused lockdown situations at Paradise Canyon Elementary and Saint Francis High. It's typical of human imagination to create catastrophe regarding that which is least known.

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Around Town: Let's sit down and do the math on Sagebrush

Common Core, for all its foibles, is the most misunderstood yet most effective method to comprehend the Glendale Unified School District's $23-million demand to resolve the Sagebrush dilemma.

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Glendale High boys' water polo stopped by Cerritos in semifinals

Glendale High's Manuk Piloyan takes an unsuccessful shot on goal versus multiple in a CIF-SS Div. IV semifinal game versus Cerritos High at Cerritos College on Wednesday. Glendale ended its season with an 11-4 loss. (Raul Roa/Staff Photographer)

Glendale High boys' water polo stopped by Cerritos in semifinals

NORWALK — Whether or not the most successful era in the history of the Glendale High boys’ water polo program ended Wednesday evening won’t really be known until next season.

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818 Roundup: Suspect arrested in Glendale shooting; Attempted car thieves thwarted

818 Roundup: Suspect arrested in Glendale shooting; Attempted car thieves thwarted

Good morning, 818! It's Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 71 degrees and a low of 54 degrees with a 20% chance of showers in the evening.

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Vendor sales boost Prom Plus fundraiser

Vendor sales boost Prom Plus fundraiser

Lance and Terri Tucker have made pit stops at swap meets and flea markets a tradition for more than 20 years. It’s no surprise their daughters, 18-year-old Kiriahna and 16-year-old Poni, tag along.

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Crescenta Valley Briefs: CV Town Council meeting; SAT exam practice

The Crescenta Valley Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20 at the Crescenta Valley Library, 2809 Foothill Blvd., La Crescenta.

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Attempted car thieves thwarted by own vehicle

Attempted car thieves thwarted by own vehicle

Three men attempting to steal cars from CarMax in Burbank Wednesday morning had to flee on foot after the car they crashed through the showroom window to gain entry blocked them from driving any cars away, police said.

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Vehicle strikes, injures pedestrian

Vehicle strikes, injures pedestrian

A pedestrian was hospitalized with unknown injuries after being struck by a car in Glendale Wednesday, police said.

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Bus service may ease I-5 worries

As road construction continues on the Golden State (5) Freeway, expanded bus service closing the “transit gap” between the cities of Burbank, Glendale and Pasadena could ease traffic impacts in the region, local officials say.

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La Cañada school board meets over GUSD's Sagebrush pitch

Still reeling from sticker shock after receiving a $23-million proposal from Glendale Unified for the transfer of Sagebrush students to La Cañada Unified, backers of the move are hoping for the best but planning for the worst.

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Weather: Your forecast for Thursday

Weather: Your forecast for Thursday

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Verdugo Views: Scholarships helped a GCC career get started

Verdugo Views: Scholarships helped a GCC career get started

A couple of scholarships awarded to a young woman named Jill Benone sent her on a theatrical career path.

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Traffic: Live updates for your morning commute

Traffic: Live updates for your morning commute

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City Council denies neighbors' claims over home construction

A saga over construction at a Normandy Drive home inched toward resolution Monday after the La Cañada Flintridge City Council denied a neighbor's claim the homeowner misled the city while Planning Department staff accepted and disseminated inaccurate plans.

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County board certifies Devil's Gate plan

County board certifies Devil's Gate plan

Opponents of a five-year plan to remove debris from the Devil’s Gate Dam say they will maintain vigilance in the coming years, after the project was certified Nov. 12 by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.

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La Cañada elementary students raise money on their feet

La Cañada elementary students raise money on their feet

La Cañada Unified elementary school students laced up their sneakers for a good cause Wednesday, participating in the 17th annual Jog-A-Thon, a fundraiser sponsored by the La Cañada Flintridge Educational Foundation in support of local public schools.

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Confident Crescenta Valley High football heads to Paramount for quarterfinals

Crescenta Valley High's Connor Van Ginkel (right) celebrates a touchdown to put up the Falcons 14-7 in CIF-SS Southeast Division playoff game versus Harvard-Westlake at Glendale High on Nov. 14, 2014. (Raul Roa/Staff Photographer)

Confident Crescenta Valley High football heads to Paramount for quarterfinals

Despite winning a Pacific League championship, building an unblemished record and holding a No. 4 seed, the Crescenta Valley High football team went into the first round of the CIF Southern Section Southeast Division playoffs predicted by many to fall against Harvard-Westlake.

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INFOGRAPHIC: How Burbank gets to work

INFOGRAPHIC: How Burbank gets to work

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INFOGRAPHIC: How Glendale gets to work

INFOGRAPHIC: How Glendale gets to work

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La Cañada History: Cub Scouts compete in 'Rain-Gutter Regatta' boat races

La Cañada History: Cub Scouts compete in 'Rain-Gutter Regatta' boat races

Ten Years Ago

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Suspect in custody after shooting outside Glendale residence

[UPDATE 11/19 3:13 p.m.] Police on Wednesday arrested a suspect who allegedly shot a 34-year-old man multiple times outside a single-family Glendale residence Wednesday, leaving him in critical condition, authorities said.

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La Cañada, Flintridge Sacred Heart doubles teams on to CIF tournament

After winning their respective league doubles championships, Ally and Cassie McKenzie of the La Cañada High tennis team and Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy's Holly MacVaugh and Margaux Blain are ready to try their hand at the next level.

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Town Center gets ready for Santa

Crews are putting up decorations this week at Burbank Town Center in preparation for the holiday season.

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St. Francis football gets date with defending champion La Serna

For a stretch of five consecutive weeks during the regular season, the St. Francis High and La Serna football teams were ranked 1-2 in the CIF Southern Section Southeast Division. It appeared the Golden Knights and Lancers would be on a collision course to meet at some point in the postseason.

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Salvation Army's kettle donation program to start

The annual breakfast fundraiser to kick off the Glendale Salvation Army’s kettle donation program will be held from 7 to 9 a.m. on Friday at the organization’s headquarters, located at 320 W. Windsor Road.

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Friends of library to hold furniture sale

The Friends of the Glendale Public Library will hold a furniture and furnishings sale from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday in the second-floor auditorium of the Glendale Central Library, 222 E. Harvard St.

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City of Burbank reaches $1.45M settlement in court case

Burbank officials reached a $1.45 million settlement Tuesday with a man who sued the city and a former Burbank police officer, alleging that the officer falsified police reports to get him arrested.

Flintridge Prep's Natalie O'Brien is preparing to lead the Rebels to a second straight CIF Southern Section Division V crown at Saturday's finals at Mt. SAC. (Raul Roa/Staff Photographer)

Trio of La Cañada schools make way to CIF-SS cross-country finals

There is a feeling that Saturday could end up being a big day for the Flintridge Prep, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy and La Cañada High cross-country programs.

Steve Martin and Martin Short backstage at the Alex Theatre in Glendale, shortly before stepping onstage to discuss Short's autobiography, "I Must Say."

818 Roundup: Steve Martin and Martin Short reunite in Glendale; Burbank's Rose Parade float

Good morning, 818! It's Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 74 degrees and a low of 54 degrees with partly cloudy skies in the evening.

An artist's rendering shows the concept for Burbank's jungle-themed float for the 126th Rose Parade.

Drumbeat sounded for help on Rose Parade float entry

Volunteers play a big part in the construction of Burbank’s entries in the Rose Parade each year, and for the 126th Tournament of Roses, volunteers are a highlight of the float design, according to float organizers.

Vote on zone change put off

A City Council vote on a proposed four-story, mixed-use development on the site of a former Bob’s Big Boy restaurant on at Glenoaks Boulevard was pushed to December after the developer asked to postpone the item to hold meetings about the project with concerned residents.

A woman walks past Sharon Suhovy's Worlds Scoop Their Arcs art installation in an empty store front at 127 Maryland in Glendale on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014. The installation includes 4 larger-than-life fans.

Storefronts provide gallery space

Art lovers in Glendale don’t have to catch glimpses of creative pieces solely at museums or galleries, thanks to two vacant stores along Maryland Avenue.

Glendale recognized for its pro-business climate

The city of Glendale for the first time has won the Eddy award for maintaining a business-friendly climate.

Glendale's Daniel Jung runs the ball past Burbank defender Nick Warren during a game on Thursday, October 16, 2014. Jung was recently named the team's most valuable player.

Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club: Team MVPs, scholar-athletes lauded

GLENDALE — The Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club, in its 72nd year, meets Tuesdays at the Elk's Lodge. The following are odds and ends from the 11th and final meeting of the year.

Glendale's Manuk Piloyan shoots and scores one of many first half goals against Sonora in a CIF playoff match at Burbank High School on Thursday, November 13, 2014.

Crescenta Valley, Glendale boys' water polo teams prepared for semifinal matches

For the first time since 2009, the Crescenta Valley High and Glendale boys’ water polo teams are in the semifinals together. Though the Falcons and Nitros both lost those matches, they will get a crack at the possibility of meeting for the third time this season and the first in a CIF Southern Section final.

Task force talks homework

Burbank school officials on Thursday will discuss the final draft of homework guidelines created by parents and teachers that define what homework is and suggest how much time students should spend doing it.

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