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Glendale man pleads no contest to killing grandparents

A 35-year-old man faces 41 years to life in prison after pleading no contest in court on Thursday to killing his grandparents in their Glendale home two years ago. Nathaniel Scheiern entered no-contest pleas for one count each of first-degree murder and second-degree murder. According to the Los...

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D'Aquila, Ballard share first place in Pacific League boys' golf match

D'Aquila, Ballard share first place in Pacific League boys' golf match

BURBANK — Despite gusty winds and debris covering parts of the fairways and greens at De Bell Golf Club, Louis D’Aquila and Trey Ballard overcame the unfavorable conditions. Their reward was tying for first in the sixth Pacific League boys’ match of the season. D’Aquila of Burroughs High and Ballard...

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Circus Vargas raises tent for upcoming performances
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Circus Vargas raises tent for upcoming performances

It has been a goal for the members of Circus Vargas to bring generations of families together and use the big top to convey that message. For this season’s production, called “SteamCirque,” the cast tries to show people that two different worlds can coexist. Circus Vargas’ residency in Burbank...

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  • Glendale City Council elections should be by district for best representation of all

    Another Glendale election is “in the books.” The forums that I attended yielded a good slate of candidates for Glendale City Council. They each had their own ideas and thoughts about our city. I was pleased to note that this year we had candidates from south Glendale and also “far north” Glendale....

  • A Glendale lesson: SB 808 would rein in charter schools

    A Glendale lesson: SB 808 would rein in charter schools

    The current system for approving charter schools in the state of California is broken. Rather than creating space for innovation and creativity to improve public education as a whole, the system is being abused, and as a result we see inadequate charter schools failing our precious children. Locally...

  • Glendale Unified calendar cheats AP students of pre-exam instructional days

    While preparing for their May advanced placement exams, Glendale Unified students taking AP courses next year will have four fewer instructional days than our AP students have this year. This is because the GUSD removed instructional days in its 2017-18 calendar from the beginning of the year and...

  • Every penny spent on NASA/JPL scientific efforts worth it

    Every penny spent on NASA/JPL scientific efforts worth it

    Pete Theisinger (“JPL engineer wins lifetime achievement award,” April 8) is the reason I don’t mind paying federal taxes! In these days of political uncertainty, if our politicians simply continue to fund our NASA/JPL/Caltech programs, every penny is worth it. People like Pete are the real people...

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