Nitros, Falcons, Tornados Returning to Action

First published in the Jan. 15 print issue of the Glendale News Press.

Glendale High School’s varsity boys’ soccer team has been idle since routing John Muir High of Pasadena, 7-1, in a Pacific League match on Jan. 4.
The Nitros (9-4-1 overall record, 4-0-1 in league) will attempt to remain undefeated in league when they travel to Pasadena on Saturday, Jan. 15, at 2 p.m. Continue reading “Nitros, Falcons, Tornados Returning to Action”

Falcons Edge Burbank in Double Overtime, 15-14

First published in the Jan. 15 print issue of the Glendale News Press.

After being idle for over a month, the Crescenta Valley High School’s varsity girls’ water polo team opened Pacific League action by edging visiting Burbank High in double overtime, 15-14, on Thursday. No individual statistics were reported to the News-Press.
The Falcons (7-3 overall, 1-0 in league) are scheduled to visit Hoover for a league game on Tuesday, Jan. 18, at 3:30 p.m. Continue reading “Falcons Edge Burbank in Double Overtime, 15-14”

Local Schools Ready to Resume League Action

First published in the Jan. 15 print issue of the Glendale News Press.

Crescenta Valley High School’s varsity girls’ basketball team has been idle since its 54-31 victory over visiting Burbank in Pacific League play on Dec. 16.
The Falcons (4-0 in league, 5-5 overall) are scheduled to visit Hoover High to resume league play on Tuesday, Jan. 18, at 5 p.m. Continue reading “Local Schools Ready to Resume League Action”

Tornados, Nitros, Falcons Ready to Compete

First published in the Jan. 15 print issue of the Glendale News Press.

Hoover High School’s varsity basketball team had been idle since falling at Pasadena, 78-45, in Pacific League action on Dec. 15.
Hoover’s athletic director and head basketball coach, Jack Van Patten, confirmed that the Tornados (3-8 overall record, 0-4 in league) hosted Burbank yesterday in its first game in nearly a month; the result was unavailable by the News-Press deadline.
Hoover is scheduled to host Crescenta Valley on Tuesday, Jan. 18, at 6:30 p.m. Continue reading “Tornados, Nitros, Falcons Ready to Compete”

Hoover Earns Consecutive Shutouts

First published in the Jan. 15 print issue of the Glendale News Press.

After a three-game losing streak, Hoover High School’s varsity girls’ soccer team has bounced back nicely by earning back-to-back shutout victories.
This week, the Tornados (5-7 overall record, 2-4 in league) traveled to Burbank for a Pacific League game and won, 3-0, on Tuesday.
Previously, Hoover handled South Gate High, 1-0, at the L.A. Valley Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 8. No individual statistics were reported to the News-Press.
The Tornados are scheduled to host Glendale on Saturday, Jan. 22, at 2 p.m.

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Content provided by Steele Street We Help Your Student Attend the ‘Right’ College

First published in the Jan. 15 print issue of the Glendale News Press.

Content provided by Steele Street

Recognizing the ongoing need for direction in the college admission process, Steele Street College Consulting was started to educate students and families about the college admission process.
Steele Street works individually with each student while providing an encouraging and stress-free college application process.
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Toyota Donates $5K to Assistance League

First published in the Jan. 15 print issue of the Glendale News Press.

Assistance League Glendale received a $5,000 check from Gary Guemiksizian, general manager of Toyota of Glendale, and the nonprofit anticipates receiving matching funds from the Toyota Corporation.
Guemiksizian explained that Toyota of Glendale gave donations to two Glendale nonprofits this year by drawing the names from a hat. The names being considered were approved as nonprofits by Toyota Corporate. ALG supports Operation School Bell, Senior Neighborhood Fellowship, Ascencia baskets, vocational training and scholarships.
To learn more about ALG, call President Carol Svatora at (586) 202-8764, or stop by Thrift Alley, 314 E. Harvard St., Glendale 91205, on Wednesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Storefront Art Program Opens to Public

First published in the Jan. 15 print issue of the Glendale News Press.

Glendale’s Arts and Culture Commission recently launched Art on Orange, a storefront art program that beautifies a vacant unit on 250 N. Orange St., with an opening reception in December.
The goal of the program is to create professional-quality art installations celebrating the surrounding community, be viewed by the public, pique the interest of pedestrians and increase overall foot traffic.
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Redistricting Reshapes Glendale’s Political Representation

First published in the Jan. 15 print issue of the Glendale News Press.

A recently finalized political map splits Glendale in half, a change that has angered some members of the Armenian community concerned that the shift will weaken its political voice.
South Glendale has been absorbed into a different state Assembly district than north Glendale, Burbank and La Crescenta-Montrose, while the entirety of Glendale was redistricted away from Burbank in the state Senate, though it remains connected with La Crescenta-Montrose and La Cañada Flintridge. Because of the new representation maps, which an independent California commission draws following each U.S. Census, this year’s elections will bring south Glendale a new state assemblymember.
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