| Oct 27, 2011
| 3:11 PM
As the first North American to earn a Gracie Barra Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt before subsequently opening up Gracie Barra studios in Burbank, Pasadena and other Southern California locales, Alberto Crane knows a bit about combat sports history.
| Oct 28, 2011
| 12:49 PM
To celebrate its 10th anniversary, the dancers of Karavan Dance Studio are collaborating with the Los Angeles Ballet Theatre, Israel National Ballet, National Ballet of Armenia and Burbank’s Creations Dance Theatre in a show featuring nearly 100...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 11:40 AM
When the November slot opened up unexpectedly in the Pasadena Playhouse’s 2011-12 season, Artistic Director Sheldon Epps remembered a play on his “one of these days” list: Pearl Cleage’s “Blues for An Alabama Sky,”...
| Nov 6, 2011
| 9:11 PM
Riding a wave of momentum and seemingly brimming with confidence and optimism, the Glendale High boys’ water polo team – along with three other local squads – found out the path that lies in front of it on its quest to win a CIF Southern...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 10:55 AM
The Glendale Community College music department offers a wide range of courses in fundamentals, musicianship, harmony, appreciation, history, technology and recording as well as classes in piano, voice and guitar. And the Applied Music Program consists of...
| Nov 19, 2011
With the weather forecast looking mostly sunny for Saturday's CIF Southern Section boys' and girls' cross-country championships at Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut, the venerable course's traditional layout figures to come back into play after the...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 7:21 PM
NORTHEAST GLENDALE — At the onset of what could play out as a pivotal week for the Glendale Community College baseball team, the Vaqueros had the misfortune of running into Citrus starter Mikey Ramirez.
The sophomore left-hander out of West...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 3:23 PM
With more than half of its students hailing from non-English-speaking households and 78% qualifying for free and reduced-price lunch, Columbus Elementary School has some of the toughest demographics in Glendale Unified.
But staff members there are too...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 9:06 PM
NORTHWEST GLENDALE — A season removed from notching an at-large bid for its first playoff berth since 2003, Hoover High's boys' tennis team isn't leaving its postseason fate to chance.
On the strength of dominant singles play, supportive doubles...
| May 17, 2012
| 9:43 PM
NORTHEAST GLENDALE — One bad inning can end one heckuva good season.
Essentially, that's what happened on Thursday afternoon at Stengel Field, as the host Crescenta Valley High baseball team out hit and, at least for six innings, out pitched...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 11:36 AM
If you leave a phone message for guitarist/composer/arranger Greg Porée on a Monday or Tuesday, don't be surprised if you have to wait for a return call. Those days are taken up with providing the musical direction to a little enterprise called “...
| Jun 2, 2012
| 7:00 AM
When sisters Aixa and Nicolette Vilar attended Glendale High School circa 1999, they were just another pair of bored local teens who dreamed of achieving fame as rock stars. The result was their extraordinary all-Latina pop-punk band Go Betty Go, an...