Good morning, locals. Today is Saturday, April 5.
Here's your roundup of headlines in the area:
- A 66-year-old man died Thursday after receiving a massage at a newly opened spa in Glendale, police said. The man was reportedly lying on his back while getting the massage at about 10:40 p.m. at the spa in the 500 block of East Broadway when he suddenly coughed and became unresponsive, Glendale police spokeswoman Tahnee Lightfoot said.
- A 50-year-old African American city employee has filed a lawsuit against the city of Burbank alleging race and age discrimination after multiple unsuccessful attempts to get a new job with the city, records show.
- St. Francis High School will host the 13th Annual Sports Medicine Competition from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. today, when students from across the Western U.S. will test their knowledge of sports medicine and athletic training.
- A California appellate court has reversed a lower court’s decision to award damages to a private Armenian school that fought to operate in Glendale after it was temporarily shut down for serious health and safety violations.
- Glendale’s latest attempt to protect the Alex Theatre and other former redevelopment properties didn’t work — so the City Council this week decided to try a new tactic. The council this week decided to categorize the Alex Theatre in the 200 block of North Brand Boulevard and Museum of Neon Art in the 500 block of North Brand Boulevard under “future development,” sell the Americana at Brand parking garage — likely to Caruso Affiliated, the owner of the outdoor mall.
-- Sameea Kamal, email@example.com
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