In December 1970, 280,000 American troops remained in Vietnam. The scuttlebutt at Khe Shan, the isolated outpost eight miles from the Laotian border, was that the war was winding down. No one actually believed that.
Now that Daylight Saving Time is here, it’s time to go back to Min’s Kitchen in La Cañada. Our biological clocks need adjusting and the best method is Thai food, which, if well-prepared, is the best cure for jet lag or sleep disruption — at least that’s been my experience.
LA CAÑADA — About two months ago, there were no plans for Sean Stephen to be a part of the St. Francis High volleyball team.
Good morning, 818 readers. Today is Tuesday, March 11, 2014. Forecasters predict a high of 77 and low of 54 in the Glendale area, according to the National Weather Service.
There's a secret spot in the Americana with a wicked hamburger and a mean Mai Tai. You won't find it street side as you wander down shopping lanes. You probably won't see it from the fountain or green. No, this hidden gem is up three escalators, past mannequins bearing high-end children's clothing, tucked into a corner on the upper floor of Nordstrom.
A woman and teenage girl involved in a car crash were hospitalized with hundreds of stings on Sunday after one of the vehicles hit a tree containing a hive in La Cañada Flintridge.
Opening statements began Monday in the trial of a Burbank man accused of fatally stabbing his on-and-off girlfriend two years ago.
Authorities have identified the 25-year-old Glendale cyclist who was struck by a vehicle and later died at a hospital on Sunday.
For the second time, a judge rejected a plea deal from former Glendale Councilman John Drayman, who allegedly embezzled at least $304,000 from a weekly farmer’s market.
CORONA — Throughout the perfect run of the La Cañada High girls’ soccer team this season, perhaps the most overlooked aspect of the squad’s success was its defense.
It's Monday night and Miley Cryus' mega-ballad "Wrecking Ball" is playing in G-major, morphing the Billboard hit into a demonic electronic haunt that shakes the walls at Glendale's industrial club, Complex. A crew of loyal karaoke aficionados move steadily inside, imbibing on the liquid courage they need as Lady Aquamarine slips past the booming stage, lays down a purple glitter tablecloth and stacks a pile of her mysterious tarot cards on top.
818 Roundup: Community rallies behind child with cancer, cyclist dies in Glendale, bee attack in La Cañada
Good morning readers. Today is Monday, March 10. As you settle into the work week, check out these headlines from around the area:
A woman was hospitalized after she was attacked by bees following a minor car crash Sunday, authorities said.
A cyclist died Sunday morning after running a red light at the corner of Glendale and California avenues and being hit by a car, police said.
818 Roundup: GUSD vs. stars in charity basketball game, St. Francis and LCHS lose chance at CIF titles
Good morning, 818 readers. Today is Sunday, March 9. Here are some of the top headlines in the 818 area from the weekend so far:
CORONA — A handball call in the 97th minute within a second overtime session and a penalty-kick goal seconds later ended a perfect season for the La Cañada High girls’ soccer team by quite imperfect means.
GLENDALE — Throughout its first half-decade of play, the Stars Shooting For Hope charity basketball game, featuring a squad of celebrities versus a team of teachers representing the Glendale Unified School District, has featured close contests while raising money for the Desi Geestman Foundation. The sixth installment, played Friday night on the court at Hoover High School, yielded more of the same.
Good morning, 818 readers. Today is Satruday, March 8, 2014. The Glendale area will have a high of 81 and a low of 56, according to the National Weather Service.
The doctors and nurses of Glendale Adventist Medical Center were honored by local officials this week for their work in achieving the nation’s fifth lowest hospital mortality rate.
Members of the Montrose Park Shopping Assn. will get back $50 if they pay their annual assessment on time next year, a gesture that comes on the heels of significantly improved revenue for the business improvement district.
A bit less than a month ago, about two dozen people squeezed into a conference room at the Glendale YWCA, all there to share their feelings about the Glendale News-Press.