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  • Jazz: A new kind of Blue Whale

     
    You never know where inspiration will strike. For 36-year-old jazz singer and Los Angeles club owner Joon Lee, it happened one night watching a documentary on blue whales. “These guys are vanishing at people's hands,” said Lee, who has long been...
  • Falcons for all seasons

    Falcons for all seasons
    GLENDALE — This is the eighth and final edition in which the News-Press looks back at the area's 2009-10 seasons, school by school, before looking ahead at the year to come. No matter the sport, no matter the season, whether it was girls or boys,...
  • Hoover volleyball on hiatus

    NORTHWEST GLENDALE — There will be one less sport on the docket next spring at Hoover High. Citing a lack of interest and recent struggles on the court, Hoover Athletic Director Jack Van Patten said the school will not field a boys' volleyball...
  • Falcons charge by Rams in five

    LA CRESCENTA — The math didn't look good for the members of the Crescenta Valley High boys' volleyball team Friday night. With the Falcons in a two-game hole against visiting Temple City in a nonleague match, they needed to quickly solve the...
  • Indians come on to dominate CV

    LA CRESCENTA — The Burroughs High boys' volleyball team almost had a slip-up a few weeks ago in league competition. The Indians didn't play well against Arcadia, and as a result, had to pull out a win in five games against the Apaches. To...
  • Shapiro, Falcons finish sweep of Nitros

    SOUTHEAST GLENDALE — With three weeks left in the regular season and a goal of making the playoffs, the members of the Crescenta Valley High boys' volleyball team continue to search for their identity. Crescenta Valley might have found some...
  • Falcons' service slips up in loss

    LA CRESCENTA — If all of his starters can stay healthy and start clicking together, Crescenta Valley High Coach John Nelson feels his team is very capable of winning matches down the stretch of Pacific League play to reach the CIF playoffs....
  • Falcons geared up for Gold

    LA CRESCENTA — Having won its first two pool-play matches on Friday night, the Crescenta Valley High boys' volleyball team was already guaranteed a berth in today's Gold Division playoffs of the 2011 Crescenta Valley Varsity Tournament. Still,...
  • Indians repeat at CV

    Indians repeat at CV
    LA CRESCENTA — Already holding the No. 1 ranking in CIF Southern Section Division III, the Burroughs High boys' volleyball team took down the sixth-ranked team in Division II on Saturday to claim its second championship in the Crescenta Valley...
  • Eleven make their bows to society

    Eleven make their bows to society
    For nearly 60 years, The La Cañada Thursday Club has sponsored young women from our community in the "Bal Blanc de Noel" presentation of Les Fleurettes debutantes. This year, the Thursday Club will present 11 young women to society at a black-tie gala...
  • Brothers came up big for Burroughs

    Brothers came up big for Burroughs
    In just its fourth year of existence as a program, many thought the Burroughs High boys' volleyball team pulled off a major feat when it tied Claremont for the Pacific League championship in 2010. The title was the first in program history. However,...
  • Jessamine Journal wins General Excellence

    The Danville Newspaper Group was a shining light in the Kentucky Press Association Better Newspaper Contest for 2010, three of the newspapers finishing among the leaders in General Excellence in their circulation categories.     The four newspapers...