Sandy Hook Elementary School may be thousands of miles away, but Glendale locals want to remember the victims of the .
American Youth Soccer Organization Region 88, which serves Glendale, La Crescenta, La Cañada, Eagle Rock and other nearby communities in Los Angeles, will host a candlelight vigil at 6 p.m. Friday at Verdugo Park, 1621 Cañada Blvd., Glendale. All community members are invited to attend, said Brian Leon of AYSO Region 88.
The soccer organization also placed a banner inside Once Upon a Time bookstore in Montrose for locals to write a notes for students at Sandy Hook Elementary.
“On behalf of AYSO Region 88, we would like to extend our appreciation to this wonderful community who so often looks beyond its borders for those in need and shows it by attending this solemn event to remember the victims of this terrible tragedy," Leon said via e-mail.