November 27, 2012
Police are looking for the public's help with details on a small fire which was illegally started Monday at Montrose Community Park. An officer used an extinguisher about 8:15 p.m. to douse the fire, which burned the inside of a trash can near a picnic bench at the park on the 3500 block of Clifton Place, according to the Glendale Police Department. Police discovered a small mound of charred pine needles on the picnic table, a lighter and 24-ounce Coors Lite beer can near the fire.
July 20, 2002
Edgar Melik-Stepanyan A little less than a week remaining before Dave Ritchie finally ends his hectic schedule. A little more than a dozen games before Ritchie and his volunteers put an end to their Little League responsibilities. And then, at least for Ritchie, the District 16 Administrator, it's his turn to take a well-deserved vacation. But not before District 16 hosts the Senior Softball and Minor Baseball Section 2 Tournaments at Montrose Park, beginning this afternoon at noon and 1 p.m., respectively.
June 7, 2008
MONTROSE — Despite having to deal with some extenuating circumstances, Tommy’s Major Softball team battled all the way through its final plate appearance. Throughout most of the Tri-Cities District 16 Little League Tournament of Champions, Tommy’s barely had enough players to field a full squad. Sometimes the team didn’t have enough players to play an entire contest. Tommy’s saw its season conclude Friday night with a 7-6 loss to the Tujunga Dynamites in a tournament elimination game at Montrose Park.
June 11, 2008
MONTROSE — Scott Vinceri credits his experiences playing T-ball in the Crescenta Valley Little League system with helping him become a better student in school. Recently, the 8-year-old La Crescenta resident paid back the favor by winning an essay contest sponsored by small motor manufacturer Briggs and Stratton that offered a prize worth over $5,000 toward the beautification and maintenance of Montrose Park, the home field of Crescenta Valley Little League. “The biggest result of sports has been a sense of confidence in myself,” Vinceri said on Tuesday while quoting from the short essay that made him the Los Angeles winner of the national Diamonds in the Rough contest.
July 8, 2008
MONTROSE ? If it can receive good pitching and cut down on the fielding miscues, then the Foothill 9- and 10-year-old All-Star Softball program might be on its ways to a championship. Foothill managed to apply those two facets of the game to keep its season alive Monday night with an 8-6 victory against Tujunga in the championship contest of the Tri-Cities Little League District 16 All-Star Tournament at Montrose Park. Foothill will meet Tujunga at 5 p.m. today in the tournament?
July 29, 2009
MONTROSE ? Hundreds of families played games and snacked on snow cones Tuesday afternoon, paying only quarters to participate in the city?s annual Penny Carnival at Montrose Park. The ninth annual carnival kicked off Tuesday at Montrose Park, and is one of a series that will occur this summer at other city parks. The carnival showcased several games, including ring toss, Plinko and Tic-Tac-Toe, which cost participants just 5 to 25 cents. ?This is so great for the community, especially during these economic times,?
July 9, 2005
The Parks, Recreation & Community Services Division of the city of Glendale presents Summer Moonlight Movies on Fridays at dusk at various spots around town. The first movie was shown Friday night, with a viewing of "Are We There Yet." Upcoming movies in the series: "Napoleon Dynamite," Friday, Maple Park Community Center, 820 E. Maple St., Glendale. "The Incredibles," July 22, Pacific Park Community Center, 501 S. Pacific Ave., Glendale.
July 23, 2003
A quick recap of Tuesday's action from the Little League Junior and 9-10 Softball Section 2 All-Star Tournaments at Montrose Park. JUNIOR SOFTBALL Foothill-Tujunga 5, Arcadia American 3: The District 16 champion advanced to today's 5 p.m. championship contest against District 51's Lancaster Parkview at Montrose Park. The locals, who fell to Parkview, 2-1, on Monday, would need to win today to set up an if-necessary final at 5 p.m. Thursday. District 17's Arcadia American tied the game at 3 in the bottom of the third, but Foothill-Tujunga regained it in the sixth, thanks to clutch hitting from Kristin Bautista and Jennifer Monson.
March 24, 2006
With the Crescenta Valley Little League season just underway, Muir Chase is undefeated with a 4-0 record in junior softball level play. In its first game on March 8 at Montrose Park, Muir Chase edged Western,7-6. Muir Chase's Ashley Zika pitched a great game and teammates Emma Vine, Anna Edwards, Sofie Munoz all hit doubles. Kelsey Butler pitched a great game for Western. Nicole Salas hit a ground rule double under the right field fence. Brittanie Johnson also hit a triple for Western.