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Crescenta Valley High student wins congressional art competition

A Crescenta Valley High School senior who submitted her art into a congressional competition won first place out of nearly 60 entries from students who attend 24 schools throughout Rep. Adam Schiff’s (D-Burbank) 28th congressional district. Mimi Suh’s mixed-media piece titled “Building Blocks”...

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Two win championships, two earn Masters berths

Two win championships, two earn Masters berths

NORWALK – History was made and traditions continued at the CIF Southern Section Track and Field Championships at Cerritos College on Saturday afternoon. La Cañada High junior Claire Murray became her school’s first girls’ Southern Section hurdles champion, junior Evan Pattinelli continued distance...

Life & Arts

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Keith Morris, one of the originators of SoCal punk rock, to perform in Burbank

Opinion

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  • Quality of life dimmed by Glendale’s reckless drivers

    On April 30, I was in the third car waiting in a left-turn lane on Verdugo Boulevard at a red light. When the light turned green, the car in front of me jumped in front of oncoming traffic and made a left turn. On May 13, I encountered a woman headed toward me while she was driving on the wrong...

  • We need practical solutions to distracted driving

    We need practical solutions to distracted driving

    With traffic fatalities on the rise nationally, Glendale has a good reason to be especially concerned, given our community’s unfortunate history of high rates of car collisions often involving bicyclists and pedestrians. Public safety should be our No. 1 priority. That is why I championed last...

  • The Fate of the Furious: 30 days at the impound

    The Fate of the Furious: 30 days at the impound

    Recently, Los Angeles has seen a dramatic and alarming 43% increase in traffic-related fatalities, with 260 traffic deaths occurring in 2016. This rate is continuing to increase and in 2017 is already significantly higher than it was at this time last year. Unfortunately, these rising rates of...

  • Glendale’s municipal election system needs fixing

    Glendale’s municipal election system needs fixing

    Cynicism, in regards to politics, is easy. If your choices should come up short, if your ideals are “rejected” at the polls, you might see the system as truly to blame for “your” loss. “In retrospect, I was never going to win,” the thinking goes, “because the system is stacked against me.” Aesop’s...

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