September 27, 2011
The Los Angeles Police Department is assisting Cal State Northridge officials in a search for a possible gunman on campus. Officer Fred Queto at the LAPD's Devonshire station said there have been no reports of shots fired or students injured, and that it was unclear whether the suspected gunman is still on campus. According to an emergency notification on the school's Facebook page, police received a report at 10:27 a.m. of a man who indicated he had a gun. The man was described as 5-foot-8 with short spiky hair.
June 2, 2010
C heers and screams echoed through the massive Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels Church on Saturday morning as 72 Bellarmine-Jefferson High School graduates gathered for the last time as senior classmates. Donning white and blue caps and gowns, the high school graduates assembled in the church hall to bid farewell to their alma mater. "Today is another milestone — an important milestone for each and every one of you," Father John Collins told the Catholic school graduates Saturday.
January 23, 2010
Unemployment rates in Burbank and Glendale fell by a tenth of a percentage point, although the change came as workforces shrank in both cities, the California Economic Development Department reported Friday. The jobless rate was 10.5% in Glendale and 9.8% in Burbank, according to the report. While the decreases signaled economic progress, fewer workers were employed in each city in December than in November, with the amount of job seekers in the region declining as well, indicating a likely increase in discouraged workers, economists said.
October 2, 2009
GLENDALE — Democratic Assemblyman Paul Krekorian’s showing in Tuesday’s special election for Los Angeles City Council District 2 will decide more than just a seat on the dais. No matter how the final results come down, experts said Krekorian’s gamble will either pay political dividends or invoke voter ire when his Assembly term ends in 2010. “If I lived outside of [Los Angeles], in Burbank or Glendale, and my representative wanted to be on the L.A. City Council, then I would question whether he cares that much about my interests,” said Martin Saiz, professor and chairman of the political science department at Cal State Northridge.
August 8, 2009
ST. FRANCIS XAVIER PAROCHIAL LEAGUE BASEBALL The St. Francis Xavier parochial league baseball reunion will be from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 19 in the lower social hall of the church, 3601 Scott Road, Burbank. The cost is $5 per person. For more information, call Sally Peterson at (818) 843-6263 or Doris Owings at (818) 767-4578. ? CAL STATE NORTHRIDGE Cal State Northridge alumni and friends will be gathering together to watch a Dodger game today at Dodger Stadium.
July 25, 2009
Football stringers needed for the fall The Burbank Leader and Glendale News-Press newspapers are looking for stringers to cover high school football teams in the fall. Writers will cover the three local programs ? Burbank, Burroughs and Bellarmine- Jefferson ? as well as teams in the Glendale and La Crescenta area. Individuals should have a knowledge of football, some writing experience and have samples of his or her work. In addition, a knowledge of statistic keeping is a must.
June 27, 2009
CHARITY LEAGUE PRESENTS SCHOLARSHIPS The National Charity League Inc. Glendale Chapter presented seven scholarships at the organization’s Annual Meeting at Oakmont Country Club in Glendale. Those receiving $1,000 scholarships were Tatevik Mirzakhanvan of Clark Magnet School, Holly Stevens of Crescenta Valley High School, Gohar Khechumyan of Glendale High School, Amy Drummond of Hoover High School and Joy Hernandez and Ankin Boghos of Glendale Community College.