Gov. Jerry Brown this week signed into law AB 8, a bill written by local Assemblyman Mike Gatto that will allow information to be posted on computerized freeway signs about suspected hit-and-run vehicles and their drivers when a collision causes a fatality or serious bodily injury. It’s a common-sense piece of legislation that should be especially welcome in cities like Glendale and, to a lesser degree, Burbank, where people are felled all too frequently by drivers who panic and flee the scene.
GLENDALE — If Glendale Community College’s football team wanted to right the ship at home in its second Pacific Conference American Division game after three straight losses, it would have to come against the reigning conference champion, visiting Santa Monica College.
LA CAÑADA — For all the serves, aces, digs and kills recorded during Saturday’s nonleague match between the La Cañada High and Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy volleyball teams, each of the players were aware of the match’s true importance.
LA VERNE — In the grand hopes of rebuilding a program, progress has been found by the Bellarmine-Jefferson High football team this season every time it’s taken the field and silver linings discovered with every completed contest.
When painter Kent Twitchell was asked to single-handedly adjudicate the Brand Library’s annual National Exhibition of Works on Paper, he wasn’t prepared for the enormity of the task.
“The Keeping Room” looks like a Western, feels like a Western, and is generally considered a Western — even though the farthest west it appears to go is South Carolina, which, of course, sits on the Atlantic.
LA CRESCENTA — While the Burroughs High and Bellarmine-Jefferson cross-country teams only represented a small portion of the squads participating at Saturday morning’s 48th annual Staub/Barnes Invitational at Crescenta Valley Park, the programs more than made their presence known.
LA CRESCENTA — Victories were at premium for the majority of the local cross-country competitors at the 48th annual Staub/Barnes Invitational held Saturday morning at Crescenta Valley Park.
Saying she felt that she’d run out of things to say, Carla Schwam continued addressing City Council even a while longer in her last-ditch effort to block a proposed second phase route of the Burbank Channel Bikeway, which she fears could bring hundreds of people within a stone's throw of her home and could ruin the “unexpected oasis” at the end of Ash Avenue, where it abuts the Western Flood Channel.
A longtime mural restorer who helped lift the mural ban in Los Angeles talked about the experience at the Brand Library & Art Center Thursday night and offered advice on how Glendale could grow its collection of art in public spaces.