A pedestrian bridge is being planned to connect two sections of the Glendale Narrows Riverwalk at Flower St. and Fairmount Ave.  Photographed on Thursday, March 20, 2014.

Riverwalk bridge designs span from plain to ornate

Future users of a proposed bridge over the Glendale Narrows said on Wednesday they would like the overpass to be a community gathering spot in addition to serving as a connector to Griffith Park.

County vector control district could add area cities

Property owners in La Crescenta and Montrose could pay more in taxes as officials move to annex both areas into the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District, which has been providing services in the two communities, but residents haven’t been billed for it.

Glendale woman and L.A. doctor face fraud charges

A 38-year-old Glendale woman who co-owned a home-health agency has been indicted for taking part in a scheme that defrauded Medicare out of $22 million, according to court records unsealed on Thursday. 

Educators, business leaders launch partnership

Glendale Community College on Wednesday hosted the launch of a new partnership between businesses in the Verdugo region and educators in the Burbank and Glendale school districts, the college and Cal State Northridge to build pathways for students entering careers into highly-skilled jobs that pay well.

School board rejects county claim seeking indemnity

The Glendale school board has rejected a claim filed by Los Angeles County officials seeking indemnity from the school district in a case stemming from a former Glendale student who was sexually assaulted by a vocational instructor at Hoover High.

Cancer survivors fill the stage at the Alex Theatre during the finale of the third annual "Laugh 4 A Cause" show.

A good reason to laugh

More than 1,000 people attended a fundraiser at the Alex Theatre this past Sunday for cancer awareness.

Ally, left, and Cassie McKenzie won the Rio Hondo League doubles title Thursday in Temple City.

La Cañada tennis' McKenzie sisters take league doubles championship

TEMPLE CITY — Sisters Ally and Cassie McKenzie didn’t play together this season in doubles for the La Cañada High girls’ tennis team.

Glendale police on Thursday afternoon were investigating a residential burglary in which a resident came home to find the home's side door forced open, police said.

Glendale police investigating reported residential burglary

Glendale police on Thursday afternoon were investigating a residential burglary in which a resident came home to find their side door forced open, police said.

Crescenta Valley girls' golf finishes season at CIF tournament

There weren’t any expectations for the members of the Crescenta Valley High girls’ golf team when they competed in the CIF Southern Section Eastern Team Divisional event Thursday.

Intersections: Story research focuses on the ending

I am fascinated by death. I don’t mean that in a morbid way. I think it’s misunderstood and conveniently ignored until it reaches us. By then, we are so paralyzed by it that in between grieving our loved ones, there’s no time to really think about it. It’s frightening, often sudden, its impact damaging us in ways that are unseen.

INFOGRAPHIC: Top languages spoken at home in Glendale

INFOGRAPHIC: Top languages spoken at home in Glendale

INFOGRAPHIC: Top languages spoken at home in Burbank

INFOGRAPHIC: Top languages spoken at home in Burbank

Around Town: Here's a not-so-scary guide to haunted fun

The Halloween season officially began in August at the Montrose CVS, and will conclude Friday night.

Thoughts from Dr. Joe: UC schools shouldn't overlook homegrown students

Unquestionably, the older I get the more persnickety I become. It’s the curse of aging. Recently, I’ve read a plethora of articles about the politicians in Sacramento and other institutions of ill-repute betraying the youth of California by limiting UC admissions in lieu of out-of-state and foreign students. That makes me madder than a hornet.

Police released surveillance photos of a suspect who allegedly stole $485 worth of spray-paint guns from a Glendale paint shop.

Police release surveillance photos of paint store thief

Glendale police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who allegedly stole $485 worth of spray-paint guns from a Glendale paint shop.

La Cañada High School on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014.

School board sniffs out legal issue on drug searches

Whether the return of drug-sniffing dogs to La Cañada High School would affect a culture change on campus or potentially muddle issues surrounding students' constitutional rights to privacy was deeply discussed Tuesday by local school officials.

School board discusses potential change to district reserves

La Cañada Unified School District officials discussed Tuesday how a proposition on California's November ballot might impact local school-district funding.

Sixteen year-old Grace Rickert shows some of the designs she has created, at her home in La Cañada Flintridge on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. Rickert recently participated in the Lifetime TV show Project Runway Threads and it will air Oct. 30.

'Project Runway Threads' appearance may sew the seams of a fashion career

Locals flipping through TV channels tonight may see a familiar face, as La Cañada High School sophomore and fashionista Grace Rickert debuts on Lifetime “Project Runway Threads,” a fashion design competition for teens airing at 10 p.m.

Zach Brown, 28, of Highland Park, shows off his "Art from all sides" artwork on a utility box at Ramsdell and Honolulu Avenues as part of the city of Glendale's Beyond the Box program, in Montrose on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014.

Adding form to function: Artists turn Montrose utility boxes into works of art

There’s one artistic shape that Vicky Rees won’t outgrow — circles.

Mountain Avenue School, on Mountain Ave., in La Crescenta on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013.

818 Roundup: LCUSD steps back from Sagebrush transfer costs; Glendale Sports Complex to get turf upgrade despite concerns

Good morning, 818! Today is Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 78 degrees and a low of 58 degrees.

Glendale High's Artak Arzumanyan shoots against Hoover's Levon Tarverdov in a Pacific League boys' water polo match at Hoover High on Wednesday. (Tim Berger/Staff Photographer)

Glendale High boys' water polo bests Hoover to run league winning streak to 30

GLENDALE — It doesn’t get old for the Glendale High boys’ water polo team winning Pacific League matches. Not even at 30.

Burbank High's Lilit Vardanyan fist pumps after winning a point against Arcadia in the Pacific League tennis singles semifinals at Pasadena High on Wednesday. (Tim Berger/Staff Photographer)

Burbank High girls' tennis reigns at Pacific League finals

PASADENA — While the Glendale and Crescenta Valley high girls’ tennis programs certainly made an impact locally at Wednesday afternoon’s Pacific League individual tennis finals, when it comes to best in show, nobody topped Burbank’s Bulldogs.

La Cañada High girls' tennis sends three to Rio Hondo League semifinals

Ally McKenzie’s reign as Rio Hondo League singles champion concluded for all intents and purposes on Wednesday afternoon at Live Oak Park in Temple City.

Crescenta Valley Briefs: Annual pancake breakfast; Sheriff's host 'Haunted Jail'

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Crescenta Valley station will host a “Haunted Jail” from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursday and Friday at its location, 4554 N. Briggs Ave., La Crescenta.

Complex to get turf upgrade despite worries

Artificial turf at the Glendale Sports Complex that is nearly a decade old will be replaced following approval by the Glendale City Council on Tuesday, though potential, yet unconfirmed, cancer concerns linger over a rubber component from which the material is made.

La Cañada Unified School District Superintendent Wendy Sinnette speaks during a school board meeting in November 2011. In a letter submitted to the Valley Sun Wednesday, Sinnette wrote that the school district is no longer willing to discuss with Glendale school officials the financial aspects of negotiations regarding the transfer of the Sagebrush territory into its boundaries.

La Cañada Unified balks at cost of Sagebrush transfer

Glendale school officials were caught off guard Wednesday when they learned La Cañada Unified officials are no longer willing to discuss the financial aspects of negotiations tied to potentially transferring the Sagebrush territory from Glendale Unified’s boundaries.

Glendale Police Dept. Lt. Tim Feeley shows off his winning form during Glendale Adventist Medical Center's annoucement of the Army of Pink campaign winner on Wednesday, at the hospital in Glendale Oct. 29, 2014. Feeley received the most votes from the public for raising awareness about breast cancer.

Friendly competition has breast-cancer message

Doing everything from sporting homemade breast-cancer-awareness T-shirts to eating a raw onion and dog food helped Glendale Lt. Tim Feeley earn the most votes and first place in this year’s Army of Pink campaign.

Glendale-based startup offers cheap stays around the world

A new startup website headquartered in Glendale is selling the experience of being a backpacking college student by offering cheap and sometimes unconventional lodging around the world.

Adriana and Ryan Dahl and their children, all from L.A., dressed up alike for the annual Montrose Halloween event in Montrose on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013.

Fire officials offer tips for Halloween

Parents should keep some safety tips in mind as they take their children out trick-or-treating on Halloween, according to Glendale fire officials.

Mountain Avenue School, on Mountain Ave., in La Crescenta on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013.

LCUSD steps back from Sagebrush transfer costs proposed by GUSD

The La Cañada Unified School District is no longer willing to discuss with Glendale school officials the financial aspects of negotiations regarding the transfer of Sagebrush territory into its boundaries, according to statements made at Tuesday night’s school board meeting.

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