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Flames engulf Glendale home during Memorial Day weekend

Glendale firefighters battled a house fire over the holiday weekend after receiving word of heavy smoke billowing from the home, authorities said. The fire was first reported around 8:50 a.m. Sunday after a neighbor spotted a fire coming from the front porch of a home in the 500 block of Olmsted...

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Flintridge Prep boys’ volleyball’s Nicassio takes top league honor

Flintridge Prep boys’ volleyball’s Nicassio takes top league honor

In his first two seasons with the Flintridge Prep boys’ volleyball team, AJ Nicassio has done a lot of studying. While adjusting to his position and providing maturation on the court, Nicassio served notice this season as a sophomore outside hitter. Nicassio registered 269 kills, 285 digs, 41 aces...

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

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  • Readers offer thoughts on Crosby, Najarian pieces; another sees hope in local millennials

    Re: Brian Crosby’s article in the News-Press on May 4, “Trump’s Teacher of the Year ceremony shows disdain for education.” I didn’t know about Crosby’s book, “Smart Kids, Bad Schools,” but I would like to know whether he wrote about the failure of public schools to teach cursive writing, civics...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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