August 21, 2004
An 11-year-old Glendale boy roller-skating Friday evening in the 1100 block of Allen Avenue suffered severe head injuries after being hit by a car, police said. The boy was skating in the driveway of a friend's home with tennis shoes that had wheels attached to them when he rolled onto Allen Avenue and was struck by an oncoming Toyota Camry about 6:30 p.m., Glendale Police Sgt. Tom Lorenz said. The boy was not wearing any safety equipment, Lorenz said, adding that the driver -- a Glendale man -- was not at fault in the crash.
April 23, 2001
Tim Willert GLENDALE -- A two-year-old boy who fell from a third-story window Saturday remained on life support late Sunday, officials said. The boy might have been left unattended and might have pushed his way through a screen before falling from a window in the 200 block of West Lomita Avenue about 2:45 p.m., Glendale Fire Department Battalion Chief Corey Creasey said. He was rushed to Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, where he was listed in serious condition with stable vital signs late Sunday, said Steve Rutledge, a hospital spokesman.
May 29, 2003
A 13-year-old boy suffered leg injuries Wednesday when a car struck him while he was Rollerblading and kept going. The hit-and-run happened about 6 p.m. near the northwest corner of Chevy Chase Drive and Colorado Street, Glendale Police Sgt. Rod Brooks said. The boy, who was skating with a friend, apparently came off the sidewalk into the street, where he was then struck by a car, which did not stop, Brooks said. The car hit him and then ran over his legs, Brooks said.
August 26, 2004
A Glendale boy suffering from a fractured skull after being struck by a car last week awoke from his coma and was taken out of emergency care at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, police said. The 11-year-old boy, whose name was not released by Glendale Police, was hit by an oncoming car Friday evening in the 1100 block of Allen Avenue while trying to run away from alleged bullies, Det. Jeff Newton said. Two other Glendale boys, both believed to be 11, were taking turns punching the injured boy, when he escaped and skated into the street to evade the alleged bullies, Newton said.
April 26, 2003
Darleene Barrientos A toddler who was accidentally run over by a sport-utility vehicle driven by her grandfather Thursday has survived surgery and was in "guarded" condition, police said. The 16-month-old girl, whose name was not released, was treated for her injuries at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, Glendale Police spokesman Sgt. Kirk Palmer said. No other details about the child's status are known. The baby's grandmother said the girl's parents were still at the hospital with their daughter Friday, and that the baby was doing better.
April 25, 2003
Darleene Barrientos NORTHEAST GLENDALE -- A toddler was in critical condition Thursday after her grandfather accidentally ran over her with the family's sport-utility vehicle. The 16-month-old girl, whose name was not released, suffered a crushed kidney, cuts to her spleen, broken left ribs and a collapsed lung, Glendale Police spokeswoman Officer Leticia Chang said. The child was taken to Childrens Hospital Los Angeles. The girl had wandered out of the house in the 400 block of Scholl Drive about 9:44 a.m. Thursday, while her mother was strapping the baby's older brother into the family's Chevy Suburban, Chang said.
July 30, 2004
Jackie Conley Eight-year-olds Elizabeth Hakes and Danielle Lynch prove that even the smallest hearts can help in a big way when they opened up a stand to sell Kool-Aid nearly a month ago to raise money for ailing children. "They like to help people," said Michelle Lynch, Danielle's mother. "I'm not sure how long they'll be selling drinks, but I can picture them always doing something to get involved in society." The girls, who attend Monte Vista Elementary School, were inspired to help Childrens Hospital Los Angeles after learning of a girl their age who had leukemia.
October 1, 2004
Last week the La Crescenta Woman's Club Juniors recognized Elizabeth Hakes and Danielle Lynch, both third graders at Monte Vista Elementary, for their generosity and caring. Hakes and Lynch sold lemonade over the summer and donated all proceeds to the Childrens Hospital Los Angeles. The La Crescenta Woman's Club Juniors gave the girls a certificate of appreciation and a $100 donation for the hospital. In addition, they gave each girl a $25 gift certificate to the Paper Rabbit in Montrose.
February 1, 2002
Gretchen Hoffman EAGLE ROCK -- Students, teachers and their families gathered Thursday to give thanks there were no fatalities when a car plowed into a crowd of children and adults the day before at a private school in Eagle Rock. A prayer session at Eagle Rock Baptist Church was packed with well-wishers after a Mercedes driven by a Glendale woman struck a group of teachers and students at Westminster Academy. The incident occurred about 3 p.m. Wednesday.
March 24, 2011
Three accomplished women well-represented the Glendale Soroptimists’ “Live Your Dream” theme at the 12th annual Accolades Luncheon at the Glendale Hilton. These “dreamers” were presented with awards, certificates and their tables’ centerpieces of spring flowers on March 17, St. Patrick’s Day, with nary a shamrock or glass of Guinness present. Soroptimist President Liz Mirzaian welcomed her audience of approximately 70 members and guests. Preceding the luncheon, Glendale Mayor Ara Najarian offered greetings from the city.