818 Roundup: Glendale schools likely sticking with artificial turf; 'Empire' actress apologizes to Glendale police
Good morning, 818! Today is Saturday, March 28, 2015. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 86 degrees and a low of 58 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.
As the April 7 election approaches, challengers lead in the money race for seats on the Glendale City Council and Glendale Community College’s board of trustees, while the sole incumbent in Glendale Unified’s race has raised the most funds in that contest.
Citing a shift in its priorities toward a digital-servicing platform, Technicolor USA Inc., the French-owned film processing and post-production company, announced this week it would be closing its facility in downtown Burbank.
Bob Hope Airport will hold a workshop and public hearing on Monday on its proposed revision of a noise compatibility program for homes around the airfield.
Council candidates at the final election forum on Thursday were divided on what to do about transferring millions of dollars from a local utility to the General Fund, an issue that’s currently being decided in court.
A man told deputies that he and his wife left their home at around 12:30 p.m. to get groceries. When they returned at 1:15 p.m., they noticed someone had cut open a sliding screen door.
After chemical tests showed there is no hazardous amount of toxic materials in the artificial turf fields installed at several Glendale schools, officials in the Glendale school district are likely to stick with the turf material they’ve been using for the past decade.
The first of more than a dozen buildings on the site of the future IKEA store came crashing down in a matter of minutes Thursday morning, a milestone that comes more than a year after the project was approved.
Activities like a lunchtime obstacle course were part of the Health and Fitness week from March 23 through March 27, 2015 at La Cañada Elementary School.
The Burbank City Clerk’s Office and the I Vote 4 Burbank 2015 Election Committee will host a meet-and-greet event where voters will have a chance to get acquainted with candidates in the upcoming City Council and school board elections.
“Empire” actress Taraji P. Henson apologized for alleging that Glendale police racially profiled her son during a traffic stop after a video obtained by the Los Angeles Times cast doubt about whether police had improperly targeted him.
Sienna Brown, Senior, Center, Burroughs
Josie Brock, Junior, Forward, Crescenta Valley
Recently I went to a party in Palm Springs where many guests knew each other from Tiki Caliente, an event dedicated to tiki culture. I've always been into Polynesian motifs — our yard has tiki carvings and waterfalls — but these people are hard core. It got me wondering where one can go in our part of the sea to satisfy a craving for the sultry sensations of the classic Polynesian-Pop lifestyle, as the Tiki Caliente folks say. Turns out there's a surprising concentration of tiki spots in North Hollywood and a smattering of others nearby.
Romeo is a 1-year-old, male, brown, tabby short-haired cat. Romeo truly lives up to his name because he is a real love bug. Very sweet and affectionate, Romeo is content to sit in your lap and snuggle. Romeo is already neutered, so he would be able to go home with you today.
They say marriage is all about give and take. Compromise. Meeting each other halfway. But to read my emails over the years, you could only conclude that marriage is about something quite different: winning. Specifically, winning arguments. More specifically, winning arguments about grammar.
All-Area Girls' Basketball Player of the Year: Burroughs High's Del Castillo makes decision that leads to history
From the time she was just 5 years old, Davina Del Castillo excelled on the diamonds throughout Burbank. Along with competing in softball, she also participated in Little League baseball against the boys.
A lasting legacy of the “No Child Left Behind” federal legislation has been the notion of tying student test scores to teachers’ job evaluations. Due to the controversy of such an idea, school districts across the country that have implemented it have limited its impact on a teacher’s overall performance.
La Cañada and Glendale school officials may soon hire an independent consultant to facilitate terms of an agreement over the potential transfer of Sagebrush families into La Cañada Unified School District boundaries, after a negotiation meeting held Monday.
Glendale City Councilman Ara Najarian will speak Monday at a public forum on the 710 Freeway extension at the Cal State Los Angeles campus. The event is co-hosted by the Pat Brown Institute of Public Affairs and the Pasadena League of Women Voters.
The city of La Cañada Flintridge invites residents to submit applications for service on the Public Safety Commission.
A 40-minute video obtained by the Los Angeles Times shows an encounter between Glendale police and the son of "Empire" actress Taraji P. Henson, during which she contends he was racially profiled.
A cart vendor at the Americana at Brand who was allegedly told to remove displays of clothing making reference to the Armenian Genocide has filed a lawsuit against the upscale outdoor mall.
818 Roundup: USC-Verdugo Hills Hospital nurses consider strike; Glendale school board, GCC candidates forum
Good morning, 818! Today is Friday, March 27, 2015. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 92 degrees and a low of 59 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.
SOUTH PASADENA — It was a battle of baseball teams looking for their first win in Rio Hondo League competition Thursday when La Cañada hit the road to play South Pasadena.
Once an undefeated prospect with an Olympic pedigree and the world’s most famous trainer, Vanes “Nightmare” Martirosyan’s rise was one that was slower than many pundits would have liked and one that sputtered when he finally found a world title shot to be had.
GLENDALE — After a tough stretch to begin the season, the Glendale Community College baseball team has turned things around rather nicely.
The Glendale Trio, made up of three of the top classical musicians in Los Angeles, will make its debut performance at 7 p.m. on Saturday with a concert in memory of Armenian Genocide victims at the First Baptist Church of Glendale, 209 N. Louise St.
The Women’s Civic League of Glendale hosted the final forum of the election season for Glendale school board and Glendale Community College trustee candidates on Thursday, quizzing candidates on their financial priorities and solutions to improving student achievement.