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The Early Edition – Glendale News-Press

September 18, 2009
The new La Crescenta Library branch is nearing completion and is scheduled to open in early 2010. (Roger Wilson/News-Press)

The new La Crescenta Library branch is nearing completion and is scheduled to open in early 2010. (Roger Wilson/News-Press)

Checking out new library
LA CRESCENTA — The long-awaited $14.6-million La Crescenta Library is slated for an early 2010 opening, after unexpected delays pushed back a fall 2009 opening date, officials said Thursday.

District stocks up on hand sanitizer
GLENDALE — Amid forecasts of a wet winter and federal health advisories warning of a worse rash of the H1N1 influenza virus, the Glendale Unified School District has already purchased $12,000 worth of hand sanitizer in an effort to stop the spread of illness, administrators said.

Trader Joe’s seeks Montrose location
CITY HALL — Trader Joe’s is eyeing Montrose for a potential new location and has proposed terms for a ground lease agreement at a site on Honolulu Avenue, the company and city officials said Thursday.

GCC plan may exceed budget
SOUTH GLENDALE — Construction at Glendale Community College’s Garfield campus is expected to run $200,000 over budget due to costlier-than-expected structural tests and a revamped parking lot, school administrators said.

CV edges Glendale
SOUTHEAST GLENDALE — With his team trailing by two sets after the second round of play, Crescenta Valley High girls’ tennis Coach Tom Gossard told his team, “This is a test.”

Rebels run up record with win
BURBANK — Singles rolled to a sweep and doubles certainly didn’t look bad on paper, but at the end of the day, Flintridge Prep girls’ tennis co-Coach Ron Catano was still hoping his squad would show him more in a 15-3 nonleague win over Village Christian at the Burbank Tennis Center on Thursday.

EDUCATION MATTERS: Teacher finds a sudden lesson
About 30 years ago there was an item in the Los Angeles Times that was so entertaining that it spread to wire services and newspapers throughout the country. I remember sitting with a group of colleagues in a teacher’s lounge when the story was being retold.

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