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By Arin Mikailian, arin.mikailian@latimes.com | April 23, 2014
The median price for a home in Glendale dropped below the $700,000 mark last month for the first time since last fall, though it's still a 21.5% jump from a year ago, according to the latest real estate report. The median price for a single-family home was $689,000 last month, up from $567,000 in March 2013, according to statistics compiled by Realtor Keith Sorem with Keller Williams in Glendale. The median price for condominiums also rose, increasing by 14% from $323,000 a year ago to $368,000 last month, the data read.
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April 23, 2014
Leaders of the Armenian community in Glendale said a  statement by the Turkish Prime Minister on Wednesday offering his condolences to descendants of Armenians massacred by the Ottoman Empire nearly a century ago fell short because the country continues to refuse to characterize the deaths as a genocide. The statements by Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan come as Armenian-Americans in Glendale prepare to host a variety of events commemorating the genocide of about 1.5 million people.
SPORTS
By Charles Rich, charles.rich@latimes.com | April 23, 2014
GLENDALE - Heading into the home stretch of the regular season, the Glendale High boys' tennis team is seeking to solidify its doubles play. The Nitros might have moved a step closer to reaching that goal. Host Glendale won seven doubles sets Wednesday to earn a key 12-6 Pacific League victory against Crescenta Valley. “I think we played our best in doubles today,” said veteran Glendale Coach Bob Davidson, whose team improved to 9-4, 6-3 in league. “They were really outstanding and we know it's going to be a key for us to have a shot at being successful.
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By Kelly Corrigan, kelly.corrigan@latimes.com | April 23, 2014
The Glendale High School dance and drill team returned from a national competition recently with six first-place wins, the most a Glendale High team has secured at one time in the school's history. At the United Spirit Assn. nationals held in late March in Anaheim, director Kelly Palmer's varsity dance and drill teams won first place in five categories: large dance/drill, large all-male hip-hop, coed dance, championship large military and championship small military. The junior varsity team also came in first place in the open small military event.
SPORTS
By Charles Rich, charles.rich@latimes.com | April 23, 2014
GLENDALE - Whether lining up for a serve or handling the outside hitting responsibilities, Min Kim came prepared to have an impact on the Crescenta Valley High boys' volleyball team. The junior outside hitter first got the Falcons off on the right note with a couple of aces before setting the stage on offense with one of his better efforts of the season. Kim finished with 12 kills and three aces Wednesday to lift visiting Crescenta Valley to a 25-17, 32-30, 25-18 Pacific League victory against Glendale.
SPORTS
By Charles Rich, charles.rich@latimes.com | April 23, 2014
GLENDALE - Instead of collecting the Bronze Bowl and gathering with it at midfield for a postmeet celebration, the members of the Glendale High boys' and girls' track and field teams opted for something a bit different. Shortly after the Nitros picked up the shiny trophy from the scorer's table, the Nitros took a victory lap around the new all-weather track at Hoover. PHOTOS: Hoover vs. Glendale in league dual track meet There were plenty of participants responsible for Glendale's success, including girls' senior sprinter Kenya Gaskin.
NEWS
April 22, 2014
Good morning, 818 readers! Today is Tuesday, April 22. The high in Glendale should reach 70 and low 52, according to the National Weather Service.  These are your top regional news stories:  Police believe a wave of nuisance fires over the past three months in south Glendale may be the work of an arsonist .   Five handguns thought to have been stolen were recovered during a traffic stop in Burbank on Sunday. ...
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By Arin Mikailian, arin.mikailian@latimes.com | April 22, 2014
Union members turned out to support the editing team behind the NBC reality show “Last Comic Standing” on Tuesday and picketed outside the Hollywood Production Center in Glendale for the workers' right to unionize. Fifteen editors and assistant editors walked out of the cutting room on Monday in hopes of joining International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Local 700. By signing a contract with a union, the crew would gain health and retirement benefits and guaranteed pay for overtime, said Rob Callahan, an organizer with the Motion Picture Editors Guild.
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By Kelly Corrigan, kelly.corrigan@latimes.com | April 22, 2014
During a somber, yet celebratory event, Glendale students performed songs and dances as well as read poems during the 13th annual commemoration of the Armenian Genocide Monday night that brought hundreds of people to Glendale High. After Glendale High's a capella choir performed the national anthems of the United States and Armenia, Glendale Unified Supt. Dick Sheehan introduced a documentary clip produced by former L.A. educator Kay Mouradian, which shares a personal account of the genocide.
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By Brittany Levine, brittany.levine@latimes.com | April 22, 2014
Glendale Assn. for the Retarded has a new name: The Campbell Center. Nonprofit leaders decided to rebrand the organization in honor of the daughter of their founders, Janice Elaine Campbell, as the once-accepted medical diagnosis of mental retardation has gained a derogatory connotation since the nonprofit's founding in 1954. The Campbell Center aims to provide adults with developmental disabilities opportunities to achieve greater independence. While the organization's address at 6512 San Fernando Road and phone number, (818)
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