Top 10 Teams of the Year: Glendale boys' water polo team captures elusive CIF title

Glendale High's Manuk Piloyan, right, and Harut Bandikyan, left, react after Piloyan's goal put the Nitros up 13-11 during the final seconds of their CIF Southern Section Division V championship match against Los Altos at Woollett Jr. Aquatics Center in Irvine on Saturday. (Kevin Chang/ Daily Pilot)

Top 10 Teams of the Year: Glendale boys' water polo team captures elusive CIF title

The area’s top-10 high school teams from the 2013-14 season were selected by the Glendale News-Press sports department.

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Top 10 Boys' Athletes of 2013-14: Momdzhyan leads Glendale water polo team to magical season

Glendale High senior Arman Momdzhyan is No. 2 boys' athlete of 2013-14 after leading the Nitros to a CIF Southern Section Division V championship. (Tim Berger/Staff Photographer)

Top 10 Boys' Athletes of 2013-14: Momdzhyan leads Glendale water polo team to magical season

The top-10 male high school athletes of the year were voted on by the Glendale News-Press sports department. These are selections 2 through 10. See Saturday’s edition for the Male Athlete of the Year.

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Protesters gather at Scholl Canyon landfill

Protesters gather at Scholl Canyon landfill

Eagle Rock residents and local officials gathered at the base of the Scholl Canyon Landfill Wednesday to protest potential plans by Glendale to expand the site, which worries nearby residents who say an expansion could worsen what they call ongoing negative impacts, such as street damage by the heavy trucks that travel in and out of the location.

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Montrose purse snatchings catch residents off guard

July 25 was supposed to be a typical day for one 82-year-old woman shopping in Montrose. She parked her car in the 2400 block of Honolulu Avenue. She put her keys in her pocket. Then, she felt her shoulder jerk along with her purse.

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 Community recalls the Station fire

Community recalls the Station fire

It's been five years since the Station fire — started by an unidentified arsonist on Aug. 26, 2009 just a few miles north of La Cañada — ravaged the Foothills, burning through a record 161,000 acres over a 50-day period.

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Council puts Lexington parking vote on hold

Council puts Lexington parking vote on hold

Residents on a stretch of Lexington Avenue in the downtown area are seeking permit parking following the expansion of a nearby popular Lebanese restaurant, but the Glendale City Council on Tuesday held off voting on the issue until sometime next month.

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Top 10 Male Athletes: St. Francis' Leufroy guided team to first-ever championship appearance

Top 10 Male Athletes: St. Francis' Leufroy guided team to first-ever championship appearance

While CIF Southern Section championships were in short supply in La Cañada this past sports season, deep playoff runs, league titles and individual accomplishments were all the rage, highlighted by a selected group of talented boys' athletes.

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Crescenta Valley Briefs: Crescenta Commons cleanup; 'Spa Day' at the library

The fifth annual Montrose Film Festival will start at 6:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the parking lot beside Andersen's Pet Store, 2218 Honolulu Ave.

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CV grad travels to South Africa for animal conservation program

On the verge of beginning her college career, 18-year-old Sophia Han recently returned from South Africa, where she worked alongside scientists whose mission is to protect leopards, monkeys and other wildlife in the Soutpansberg Mountains.

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Orthopaedic Guild to hold luncheon

Michael P. Sullivan, vice president and chief philanthropy officer for Orthopaedic Institute for Children, will be the keynote speaker when the La Cañada Flintridge Orthopaedic Guild holds its annual Book and Author Luncheon Oct. 28 at Angeles National Golf Club in Sunland.

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Linda Steffen, left, David Mihal, center and Andre Mihal, 9, all from La Cañada Flintridge, right, go on a hike on the grand opening day for mountain bike trails, disc golf and hiking at Mt. Waterman Ski Lifts in the Angeles National Forest on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014.

A change of seasons at Mt. Waterman

In 2006, when La Cañada natives Brien and Rick Metcalf purchased the defunct Mt. Waterman ski resort with friends, they had big dreams of reviving the place they had all come to love as children growing up in the shadows of the San Gabriel Mountains.

Intersections: The heat rearranges priorities in Armenia

Something about the summer in Armenia this year is different. Even the locals feel it. Something feels a little strange, a little odd and quite different. It's hot. Not just "normal" hot, but unbearably dry, you-can't-even-move hot.

Maureen Bond, a longtime fitness education director with Mount St. Mary's College, is expected to be the next leader of the Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge.

College fitness director likely to head Community Center

Maureen Bond, a longtime fitness education director with Mount St. Mary's College, is expected to be the next leader of the Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge, replacing Deb Jordan, whose last day is Friday.

Los Angeles County Fire Station No. 28 on Inverness Drive was closed 40 years ago this week due to budget issues. In the photo, firefighters from Station No. 82 on Foothill Boulevard paid a visit to collect leftover equipment. Today the former firehouse, built in 1928, serves as a single-family residence.

La Cañada History: Fire Station No. 28 closes

Ten Years Ago

Emma and Duncan Lestina attend the Music on the Main concert at Descanso Gardens.

The Valley Line: Descanso's summer jazz series winds down; Michael Feinstein conducts Pasadena Pops Orchestra

This past week our hills (the San Gabriel Mountains) have been alive with music. It has been a beautiful musicscape, I might add.

Crescenta Valley's Elissa Arnold swims to the finish in first place in the 500-yard freestyle in a Pacific League swim meet between Crescenta Valley and Glendale at Glendale High on March 26, 2014. (Tim Berger/Staff Photographer)

Top 10 Girls' Athletes of 2013-14: Arnold continued Crescenta Valley water polo's tradition of triumph

The top-10 female high school athletes of the year were voted on by the Glendale News-Press sports department. These are selections 2 through 10. See Friday’s edition for the Female Athlete of the Year.

Cars sprinkle the parking area at Lot B at the Bob Hope Airport on Tuesday, November 4, 2013.

Bob Hope Airport may add more parking

Bob Hope Airport officials are considering adding three new parking areas that would be closer to the terminal in an effort to increase parking revenues — a major funding source for the airfield — as well as providing more convenient parking.

Freeway shooting in Atwater Village results in injury

Freeway shooting in Atwater Village results in injury

A woman was shot and wounded Wednesday morning as she was exiting the Golden State (5) Freeway just outside Glendale, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy's Kirsten Vose (back) is the La Cañada Valley Sun's Female Athlete of the Year. (Tim Berger/Staff Photographer)

Top 10 Female Athletes: Kirsten Vose's All-American standards were hard to match

Versatility was the name of the game in La Cañada during this past season with single-sport athletes showing their ability to master several positions and roles and multi-sport competitors shining in different fields.

Burbank housing prices continue to climb

The median sale prices for single-family homes and condominiums continued to rise in Burbank last month, while the number of homes for sale declined, according to the latest real estate report.

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