The Early Edition: Glendale News-Press

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Glendale Unified School District inventory specialist George Beas unloads one of 26 boxes of face masks at the district warehouse in Glendale on Wednesday. The district received 52,000 masks and is waiting for gloves. (Raul Roa/News-Press)

Surgical masks hit schools
GLENDALE — About 52,000 surgeon masks were delivered to the Glendale Unified School District this week as educators cope with the ongoing flu season.

Roy E. Disney dies at 79
Roy Edward Disney, who despite toiling for decades in the shadow of his famous uncle put his stamp on the Walt Disney Co. through the revival of its renowned animation unit and charitable contributions, lost his battle with cancer Wednesday. He was 79.

Church petitions court
GLENDALE — St. Luke’s Anglican Church, which left a historic church building on Foothill Boulevard in October after a state court said the congregation wasn’t the legal owner, asked the U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday to review the decision.

District, teachers hash out deal
GLENDALE — A tentative deal for a cost-saving early retirement incentive was reached Tuesday between the Glendale Unified School District and its teacher’s union, officials said. The program was hatched as administrators work to cut down on the 112 lay-off notices they plan to send out by March 15.

Breaks go Falcons’ way
LA CRESCENTA — With the many scoring opportunities the Crescenta Valley boys’ soccer team had throughout its Pacific League opener against Burroughs, the Falcons should have enjoyed a commanding lead.

Wrong ending once again
LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE — During a recent 11-day stretch that featured no games, the members of the Glendale High boys’ basketball team retreated to the gymnasium to clean up some of the miscues committed throughout their first four contests of the season.

A Balcony View: Nominees teach me how not to behave
For the last week, I’ve been trying to come up with a way to recognize people who’ve made an impact on me. What I came up with was a list I’m calling, The Indifference Makers.

Written by Times Community News

December 17, 2009 at 9:08 am

Posted in glendale, News Roundups

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