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SPORTS
By Charles Rich, charles.rich@latimes.com | April 11, 2014
A few days after suffering a knee injury, Alexandra Amor returned to the court Friday looking to pair with partner Viktoriya Shumakova in their quest to capture the Western State Conference doubles championship in Ventura County. Amor, a member of the Glendale Community College women's tennis team, had injured herself Tuesday during Glendale's 5-0 defeat against Orange Coast in an opening-round match of the Southern California Regionals. She wanted to come back Friday with something significant at stake.
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NEWS
April 10, 2014
Good morning, readers! Today is Thursday, April 10, 2014. The high is predicted to reach 82 and low 58 in the Glendale region. These are the top headlines in your area this morning: Two men and a woman were arrested Tuesday night after investigators uncovered a marijuana grow and hash-oil operation inside a home, making it the second such potentially dangerous discovery in less than two weeks in Glendale. Councilman Zareh Sinanyan was appointed mayor of Glendale Tuesday night by the City Council -- promising to streamline city spending, bring more businesses to Glendale, speed up the revitalization of downtown and increase government engagement throughout the city -- while in La Cañada Flintridge on Monday, Mike Davitt was named the new mayor , accepting the ceremonial gavel from outgoing Mayor Laura Olhasso in the City Council's annual rotation meeting.
COMMUNITY
By Ruth Sowby | April 9, 2014
"Bras might be the most creative, supportive and uplifting invention of all time," said fundraising chair Kathy Lefkovits at Glendale Soroptimists' 11th annual "Bras for a Cause. " Decorating bras for dollars may not be everyone's cup of tea, but it sure was last Saturday. At the Glendale Hilton, there were wall-to-wall bras - all up for silent auction to benefit Glendale's three local hospitals and charities on behalf of women and girls. This year's decorating theme was "Celebrating Women Throughout the Ages.
NEWS
April 9, 2014
Good morning, readers! Today is Wednesday, April 9, 2014. The high is predicted to reach 86 and low 58 in the Glendale region. These are the top headlines in your area this morning: Former Councilman John Drayman, who has been convicted of embezzlement , is expected to be released from Los Angeles County jail on Sept. 26, which would cut the one-year sentence he received on Monday roughly in half.   The release of a refrigerant material used to cool items at a Ralphs grocery store in Glendale caused evacuation of the store on Tuesday afternoon, and an estimated $50,000 in damage, authorities said.
NEWS
April 9, 2014
An 86-year-old Glendale man, crossing five traffic lanes with a shopping cart, was struck and killed Wednesday morning a half-mile south of Glendale Community College, police said. The man, identified as Antranik Melkonian, suffered head trauma and was taken to Huntington Memorial Hospital where he was later pronounced dead, according to Glendale police. Police said the man, who was pulling a cart containing groceries and illegally crossing in the 1000 block of North Glendale Avenue, was struck by a 24-year-old driver at about 9:45 a.m. The driver stopped at the scene and remained there as investigators evaluated him. Police determined he was not under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
SPORTS
By Charles Rich, charles.rich@latimes.com | April 8, 2014
Following a 90-mile trip to Riverside County to compete in a Southern California Regional opening-round match, the members of the Glendale Community College men's tennis team found itself up against some unfamiliar weather conditions. Fifth-seeded Glendale, fresh off winning its first Western State Conference championship since 2005, also had to battle a tough opponent in fourth-seeded Mount San Jacinto. Unfortunately for Glendale, it couldn't overcome the wind and hot temperatures or Mount San Jacinto and saw its season wrap up with a 5-3 defeat.
SPORTS
From Staff Reports | April 8, 2014
BOYS' VOLLEYBALL St. Francis 3, Crespi 0: The host Golden Knights posted a 25-19, 25-22, 25-21 Mission League win Tuesday. David Thompson finished with 35 assists for St. Francis (6-5, 3-4 in league). Flintridge Prep 3, Glendale 1: The host Rebels received 19 kills, 13 digs and six aces from Dante Fregoso en route to a 25-10, 25-17, 26-28, 25-13 nonleague win Monday. Aldridge Khin added 38 assists, Trip Westmoreland had 13 kills and Zach Picker collected 16 digs for the Rebels (9-4)
SPORTS
April 7, 2014
BOYS' VOLLEYBALL Flintridge Prep 3, Glendale 1: The host Rebels received 19 kills, 13 digs and six aces from Dante Fregoso en route to a 25-10, 25-17, 26-28, 25-13 nonleague win Monday. Aldridge Khin added 38 assists, Trip Westmoreland had 13 kills and Zach Picker collected 16 digs for the Rebels (9-4). Glendale fell to 3-7. SOFTBALL Hart 4, Crescenta Valley 3: Crescenta Valley (5-5) fell Saturday in a Woodbridge Tournament game. Earlier Saturday in a tournament contest, Crescenta Valley dropped a 6-0 decision to Fountain Valley.
SPORTS
By Charles Rich, charles.rich@latimes.com | April 7, 2014
For the second season in a row, the Glendale Community College men's and women's tennis teams will be a part of the Southern California Regionals. Both teams earned No. 5 seeds after the playoff pairings were unveiled Sunday night and will hit the road for first-round matchups at 2 p.m. Tuesday. The men's team, fresh off wining its first Western State Conference championship since 2005, will make the trek to the Inland Empire to face fourth-seeded Mount San Jacinto. The teams did not meet during the regular season.
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