Burbank High's James Williams' season ended by injury

Burbank High's James Williams' season ended by injury

James Williams received the news Wednesday that spelled the end of his season and his high school football career.

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Arcadia High doubles too much for Burbank tennis

Burbank High's Lilit Vardanyan serves against Arcadia in a Pacific League girls' tennis match at Burbank High on Thursday. (Tim Berger/Staff Photographer)

Arcadia High doubles too much for Burbank tennis

BURBANK — The reigning co-Pacific League champions faced one another Thursday when the Arcadia High girls’ tennis team visited Burbank.

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Crescenta Valley High girls' volleyball outlasts Glendale in league opener

Crescenta Valley High's Emily Bristow comes up with a dig versus Glendale during the Pacific League-opening match Thursday. (Roger Wilson/Staff Photographer)

Crescenta Valley High girls' volleyball outlasts Glendale in league opener

GLENDALE — One win is all that separated the Glendale High and Crescenta Valley girls’ volleyball teams within the Pacific League standings last season.

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Governor signs bill tripling funding for film tax-credit program

Governor signs bill tripling funding for film tax-credit program

David Dowell likes living in Glendale. He likes eating at local restaurants with his wife, a school teacher. He likes riding his bike to work about 5.5 miles from his home.

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Pedestrian struck in hit-and-run incident

Pedestrian struck in hit-and-run incident

A pedestrian was struck in a hit-and-run incident in Glendale Thursday afternoon, resulting in non-life-threatening injuries, authorities said.

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Tujunga man sentenced for Foothill (210) Freeway shooting

A Tujunga man pleaded guilty on Thursday to fatally shooting his 33-year-old cousin, whose body was found on a freeway off-ramp three years ago, officials said.

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Holiday telethon to broadcast Sunday

The Armenian American Orphans Christmas Fund will host its annual telethon on Sunday to benefit underprivileged youths living in rural villages in Armenia.

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Business owners bullish on Glendale's housing boom

Business owners bullish on Glendale's housing boom

Neon yellow pads of insulation and dark blue-painted steel pipes interconnect all over downtown, stages of construction that will one day house Glendale residents.

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Indoor gym provides a place for special-needs children to play

Indoor gym provides a place for special-needs children to play

A new indoor gym in Glendale gives special-needs children plenty of space to jump around and crash into just about anything they please.

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Mom: Teens need more sleep

Considering research that indicates adolescents feel and perform better when their academic day begins after 8:30 a.m., local school district officials discussed Tuesday the possible pros and cons of a later start time at La Cañada High School.

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Locals line up for a place on the Rose Parade Royal Court

Locals line up for a place on the Rose Parade Royal Court

Hundreds of hopeful young women turned out Saturday and Monday at Tournament House in Pasadena to vie for 2015 Rose Queen — or a place on the Royal Court.

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Google Drive part of Common Core move

The La Cañada Unified School District has been preparing for the new Common Core state standards by ramping up professional development for teachers and making technological upgrades on all campuses, including a systematic move to Google Drive, a virtual file storage service provided by the tech giant.

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District endorses foundation's efforts

District endorses foundation's efforts

Continuing a long-standing tradition in the school community, La Cañada Educational Foundation officials presented La Cañada Unified School District Tuesday with a giant check made out for $2.1 million, symbolizing the Foundation's fundraising efforts for the 2013-14 school year.

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College update: Despite loss, Camille Coffey reaches career milestone

Camille Coffey of Fairfield University women's volleyball team. Coffey is a Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy alumna. (Courtesy of Fairfield University)

College update: Despite loss, Camille Coffey reaches career milestone

The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.

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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.

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Burbank High golf's Irene Maemura medals in league match

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.

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Six vie for open school board seat

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.

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 Runners see their way to race

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.

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Sale may revive moribund Grand View

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.

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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.

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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

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.

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Hoover water polo defense sets tone in rout of Whittier

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.

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

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

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

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Suspect arrested in string of burglaries in Burbank

Suspect arrested in string of burglaries in Burbank

An 18-year-old Sun Valley man was arrested on suspicion of committing a string of burglaries in the last week in which $1,000 worth of cash, cigarettes and alcohol were stolen from several businesses on Glenoaks Boulevard in Burbank, police said.

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Glendale resident Karwasky selected to represent U.S. Tennis

Tina Karwasky will represent the U.S. in International Team Tennis Competition. (File Photo)

Glendale resident Karwasky selected to represent U.S. Tennis

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) announced that Glendale resident Tina Karwasky is one of 40 older adult athletes selected to represent the United States at the 34th annual International Tennis Federation (ITF) Super-Seniors World Team Championships, which will be held Oct. 13-18, in Antalya, Turkey.

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Intersections: Impulse buy spins into a yarn of its own

Intersections: Impulse buy spins into a yarn of its own

Last month while in Armenia, I ventured to the suburbs of the capital, beyond the bus station where Soviet-era vehicles can take you across the country for as little as $6, down toward the road that will eventually lead you to what is regarded by some scholars as the oldest cathedral in the world.

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'Heat storm' saps power

As many as 337 Southern California Edison customers in La Cañada Flintridge were forced to endure record-breaking high temperatures Sunday during a 17-hour power outage that struck several areas within city limits.

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Illness boosts call for shots

At least one La Cañada High School student has been diagnosed with pertussis, prompting school and health officials to inform families about whooping cough and the importance of receiving vaccinations and booster shots to protect against communicable diseases.

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High temperatures draw wildlife to La Cañada neighborhoods

High temperatures draw wildlife to La Cañada neighborhoods

As a prolonged heat wave settled over the area last weekend, La Cañada residents took to social media not only to comment on the heat and related power outages, but also to report an uptick in wildlife sightings. At least one black bear and a mountain lion were spotted hunting for food in neighborhoods stretching from upper Palm Drive eastward to Harter Lane.

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College update: Despite loss, Camille Coffey reaches career milestone

Camille Coffey of Fairfield University women's volleyball team. Coffey is a Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy alumna. (Courtesy of Fairfield University)

College update: Despite loss, Camille Coffey reaches career milestone

The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.

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Minor league update: Another season in books for locals

The following are updates on local baseball players at the minor league level.

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Weather: Your forecast for Thursday

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Live: Traffic updates for your morning commute

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La Cañada History: In 1964, residents object to proposed Foothill (210) Freeway

Ten Years Ago: A diamond bracelet was the top prize in a raffle held to raise money for the purchase of instruments and uniforms for the music programs at La Cañada High School.

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The Valley Line: MUSE/IQUE wraps up summer concert season; Los Angeles Childrens Chorus features local youth

Oh my gosh, I'm absolutely melting in this extreme hot weather. But what has been worse is the stickiness that has accompanied the heat.

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Funds raised for families of teens lost in Santa Clarita crash

More than $13,000 has been raised for the families of the Burbank teens who died last week in a car crash as online crowd-funding campaigns have taken root.

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Weekly Previews: Top-ranked St. Francis ready for showdown with No. 1 Monrovia

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

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Game of the Week: Rivals Crescenta Valley, La Cañada look to stay unbeaten

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

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'Flightfeet' steps out at terminal

Soon passengers at Bob Hope Airport won’t have to traipse through security-screening checkpoints bare-footed or in stocking feet, thanks to a product called “Flightfeet.”

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Heat, student safety at forefront for local schools

A scorching heat wave that blistered the region with near record-high temperatures also brought safety to the forefront for the local high schools and college.

La Cañada High girls' volleyball trips up top-ranked Mayfield

LA CAÑADA — Apparently the members of the La Cañada High girls’ volleyball team didn’t get the memo they were set to compete against a top-ranked squad Tuesday.

Glendale High's Grace Tappin, after hitting a very unlikely shot that falls for a point is congratulated by teammates Ivanna Gamboa and Kathleen Hulguin in a nonleague match against at Glendale High on Tuesday. Glendale won the match 3-2 in a thriller. (Tim Berger/Staff Photographer)

Glendale High girls' volleyball passes final test versus Monrovia before league

GLENDALE — Had the Glendale High girls’ volleyball team hoped for a challenge in its final nonleague match before the commencement of Pacific League action, then Monrovia High certainly fit the bill.

Hoover football coach Matt Andersen speaks at the Quarterback Club on Tuesday, September 16, 2014.

Quarterback Club: Transportation issues can't stall Crescenta Valley football team

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 second meeting of the year.

Hundreds of mourners gather at a growing collection of candles at a vigil at Burroughs High School in Burbank on Friday, September 12, 2014. Three died in a crash in Santa Clarita last night.

818 Roundup: Deaths of Burbank teens ruled as accidental; Fewer Burbank grads enrolling in college

Good morning, locals. Today is Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014.  Temperatures today are expected to reach a high of 96 and a low of 72 degrees in the Glendale area today.

With downtown L.A. in the background, traffic moves slowly on a rainy morning on the 5 freeway southbound out of Burbank at the 134 freeway in Glendale/L.A. border on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013.

Live: Traffic updates for your morning commute

Heather Thomsen, 30 of Glendale, takes time to relax and write some poetry at Descanso Gardens in La Canada Flintridge on Friday, April 25, 2014. (Raul Roa/Staff Photographer)

Weather: Your forecast for Wednesday

Tommy Stender, 10 and in 5th grade, plays the violin during the Valley View Elementary School Band and Orchestra Instrumental Spring Concert at the La Crescenta school on Thursday, May 13, 2010.

Group fosters art, health and science programs for Glendale schools

A year ago, a student in Gregg Boyadgian's fifth-grade music class at Horace Mann Elementary School stopped speaking. She had lost a parent and fell into a deep depression. After the school provided her with a violin, she began to open up again.

A class of 11 people interested in yoga practice at the Alex Theatre in Glendale where Glendale Arts holds its first of four free yoga classes as part of the Pop Up! series on Monday, September 15, 2014.

Glendale Arts Pop Up series hosts free yoga class at the Alex Theatre

Typically the site of preshow receptions, the forecourt of the Alex Theatre on Monday was instead a setting for yoga mats and stretching poses.

Report answers queries regarding possible Sagebrush transfer

Glendale school officials this week released answers to 63 questions posed by parents and residents during a PTA meeting last month at Mountain Avenue Elementary about the possible transfer of an area called the Sagebrush territory to the La Cañada Unified school district.

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