Greetings, 818 readers. Today is Thursday, March 20, 2014. Temperatures in the area are expected to reach a high of 75 and a low of 54 in the Glendale area and a slight chance of drizzle at night, according to the National Weather Service.
Here are your top headlines in the 818 region:
- Data compiled by the Glendale Police Department shows that two of the top 10 intersections with the highest collision rates in the city are situated in the city's busiest neighborhood: downtown. Glendale PD plans to use the data to better track the frequency of crashes in certain neighborhoods, so they can direct more enforcement to those areas.
- Remember the "party central" house? In response to the noise complaints from the Glendale home, a proposal to fine party-throwers between $250 and $1,100 for hosting raucous events that prompt multiple police responses is just one step away from becoming law in Glendale.
- The city of La Cañada Flintridge is extending its application deadline for residents interested in filling several open City Commission and Committee seats to April 7.
- A resident who made several costly renovations to his Greenridge Drive home without acquiring the necessary building and safety permits was denied a last-ditch effort to keep his home office Monday night, when the La Cañada Flintridge City Council adopted a resolution dictating the return of the home to its pre-existing condition.
- In the interest of gender equality, 10 male students at La Cañada High School vied for the title of “Mr. La Cañada” Friday night during a first-ever male beauty pageant hosted by the school’s Associated Student Body.
- Roosevelt Middle School and Glendale Unified’s headquarters will be among the first sites in the Glendale school district to receive new camera systems in a district-wide effort to enhance security on campuses.
-- Sameea Kamal, email@example.com
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