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Monte Vista Elementary School fifth-grader Andrew Van Ginkel participates in Speed Stacks game Thursday. (Raul Roa/News-Press)

It’s all stacking up

Madison Davis’ hands moved feverishly as she assembled one stack of three cups, another of six, and another of three. And in three swift motions, the fifth-grader disassembled her stacks and tagged her teammate — all in a few seconds.


Target to add produce section
CENTRAL GLENDALE — The success of Target’s new produce sections has laid the groundwork for the company to add fresh fruits and vegetables at its Glendale store by next year, a company spokeswoman said Thursday.

Trash levels down at landfill
CITY HALL — The amount of waste dumped at Scholl Canyon Landfill continues to drop, officials said Thursday, even as regional waste management experts return to studying an expanded site.

From 1997 to 2007, the amount of waste dumped annually at the city-owned landfill decreased by more than 20%, from nearly 500,000 tons to 400,256 tons, according to city statistics. City officials attribute the drop to aggressive recycling and waste-diversion efforts mandated under state law.

One for the history books
BURBANK — Through 28 minutes of nerve-wracking, nailbiting, back-and-forth water polo, Hoover High and visiting Oxnard Pacifica combined for 84 shots, 44 goals and four quarters of offensive insanity.



Written by Jason Wells

November 13, 2009 at 8:27 am

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