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La Crescenta resident wins Kansas City Royals ‘dream’ experience

A La Crescenta woman’s $10 donation to a charity turned into an “unreal” opportunity to reconnect with her family’s Missouri roots via the baseball field at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City. Megan Henley — originally from Columbia, Mo., but a La Crescenta resident for eight months now — is a self-proclaimed...

Crime and Public Safety

  • Glendale apartment fire leaves three families without a home

    Glendale apartment fire leaves three families without a home

    Three families were displaced after a fire broke out in an apartment complex in Glendale on Friday afternoon, police said. The Glendale Fire Department received multiple calls at around 3:05 p.m. regarding a fire in an apartment complex in the 100 block of North Adams Street. Anita Shandi, a fire...

  • 2 sought in Glendale tobacco store burglary

    2 sought in Glendale tobacco store burglary

    Police in Glendale are looking for a pair of men who burglarized a tobacco shop early last week. Security footage shows the men breaking through the glass door of B&D Tobacco Shop at 923 East Broadway around 5:25 a.m. on June 13. The men could be seen making their way through the store, stealing...

  • Glendale man sentenced in 2015 murder of grandparents

    Glendale man sentenced in 2015 murder of grandparents

    Nathaniel Wayne Scheiern will spend 41 years to life in prison for killing his grandparents in their Glendale home. The sentence came this week after the 36-year-old pleaded no contest to first- and second-degree murder in late April. The Los Angeles County district attorney’s office said Scheiern...

  • Glendale police chief says ‘sanctuary state’ bill could put public at risk

    Glendale police chief says ‘sanctuary state’ bill could put public at risk

    Citing public safety concerns, the chief of the Glendale Police Department has come out against the so-called “sanctuary state” bill currently making its way through the California Legislature. According to a statement released this week by the department, Glendale Police Chief Robert Castro is...

  • Glendale police searching for 6 suspects in jewelry store robbery

    Glendale police searching for 6 suspects in jewelry store robbery

    Six people are wanted in connection with the robbery of a Glendale jewelry store last week, police say. According to the Glendale Police Department, Honolulu Jewelers on 2250 Honolulu Ave. in the Montrose Shopping Park was robbed on June 14 as a result of a “distraction grand theft.” Tahnee Lightfoot,...

Education

  • Local middle school student wins praise for flute performance

    Wilson Middle School student Sonya Siegel-Chanen won accolades from the Glendale school board this week for her flute performance during a festival held last month. In May, she performed music by the Italian composer Benedetto Marcello during the California Music Educators Assn.’s State Solo and...

  • Cerritos Elementary may become a computer science magnet

    Cerritos Elementary may become a computer science magnet

    Cerritos Elementary School could soon become Glendale Unified’s next magnet campus under a recent proposal to combat the school’s low enrollment by turning it into an attractive computer science school that equips students with coding skills. In recent years, enrollment at Glendale Unified’s southernmost...

  • Glendale school board eyes building for potential exchange

    Glendale school board eyes building for potential exchange

    Glendale Unified’s real estate agent this week presented an “attractive” property the school district could swap their headquarters for, following recent discussions by Glendale school officials about their intent to relocate. School officials have said that upgrading their current building at...

  • Glendale school officials may look into swapping property

    Glendale school officials may look into swapping property

    About two years after Glendale school officials tried to swap the property where the district’s administration center is located with another parcel in Glendale — in a deal that ultimately fell through — school officials may soon look again at exchanging that property. Officials say Glendale Unified’s...

  • Glendale Community College awards graduates with diplomas, certificates

    Glendale Community College awards graduates with diplomas, certificates

    Glendale Community College celebrated the more than 1,140 students who earned associate of arts or science degrees or certificates across more than 40 disciplines Wednesday evening during a ceremony on Sartoris Field. “Our youngest graduate this year is 19 and our most senior graduate is 74 years...

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