Arroyo Seco Saints' Frankie Garriola catches the ball that arrives a little late to third base as Urban Youth Academy's Richard Samundo slides in safely in the championship game of the Palomino West Zone in Compton on Tuesday, July 29, 2014.

Arroyo Seco Saints earn spot in World Series

COMPTON — The Arroyo Seco Saints baseball team is accustomed to playing in extra-inning games.

Avalon Sanders, 8 of La Canada, gives the peace sign while swimming under water at the La Canada Flintridge Country Club swimming pool on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Temperatures, in the mid 90s on Wednesday, were expected to continue rising through the week.

Weather: Your Wednesday forecast

With downtown L.A. in the background, traffic moves slowly on a rainy morning on the 5 freeway southbound out of Burbank at the 134 freeway in Glendale/L.A. border on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013.

Live: Traffic updates for your morning commute

The city of Glendale held a grand opening ceremony for the Cypress Senior Living building on the 300 block of E. Cypress St. in Glendale on Tuesday, July 29, 2014.

Glendale housing for low-income seniors, retired veterans opens its doors

A once-dilapidated 1920s-era brick building in south Glendale will now have a new life as a home for low-income seniors and retired veterans.

A pedestrian is seen between two vehicles as she crosses the street on the 500 block of N. Brand Blvd. in Glendale on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. The driver in the car in front of the pedestrian was pulled over by Glendale police for not yielding.

Glendale drivers and pedestrians cited during sting

Four drivers were ticketed for not yielding to pedestrians on Brand Boulevard, while nine pedestrians were cited for offenses such as jaywalking during a safety operation Tuesday afternoon carried out by the Glendale Police Department.

Burbank school district weighs compensation comparison study

Burbank Unified officials are looking to hire a consultant to create a compensation study months after school board members heard concerns that some employees are not adequately paid compared to comparable workers in other districts.

Water Carnival puts summer on ice

Kids looking to cool off from the summer heat can head to McCambridge Park Pool Saturday evening for the city's annual Water Carnival.

A 1957 Lotus 11 makes a perfect background for photos at the annual Downtown Burbank Car Classic on San Fernando Road in Burbank on Saturday, July 26, 2014.

Classic car show revs up the crowd

More than 10,000 spectators and car enthusiasts flocked to downtown Burbank on Saturday to admire roughly 200 classic cars at the third annual Downtown Burbank Car Classic, a show made up of cars featured on television shows and in movies.

The auditorium with several interested residents at Crescenta Valley High School where school district officials from Glendale and La Canada responded to questions from the community about the Sagebrush area of La Canada Flintridge that is served by the Glendale Unified School District on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. (Tim Berger/Staff Photographer)

Sagebrush cries foul over Glendale-produced informational document

Saying it underplays local support, Sagebrush residents are crying foul about an informational document posted by Glendale Unified regarding negotiations to transfer the area to La Cañada Unified.

Visiting high school and college students from Incheon, South Korea, try their hand doing leather work at Ralph Foy Park on Monday, July 28, 2014.

Students from South Korea visit as part of sister-city exchange

A dozen students crowded around a picnic table at Ralph Foy Park in Burbank Monday afternoon, decorating leather bracelets and bookmarks.

 Move-up sales buoy market

Move-up sales buoy market

The median price for a single-family home in Burbank continued to climb last month, but the median price for a condominium slid, according to the latest real estate report.

A memorial with a portrait of Drew Ferraro at Crescenta Valley High School on Tuesday, February 14, 2012. Ferraro, a 15-year-old sophomore, jumped to his death during lunch from a school building. His family says he was bullied at school.  (Raul Roa/Staff Photographer)

Drew Ferraro case moved to Burbank

A Los Angeles Superior Court judge relinquished the case involving a former Crescenta Valley High student who killed himself after deeming it "too complicated," court records show.

Community: The Slightlys win band contest

In a unanimous decision by the three judges, the Burbank band called the Slightlys won the Rusty’s Emerging Artist Competition 2014, and will perform at the Santa Monica Pier at 7 p.m. on Thursday.

Community: NBCUniversal offers grants to nonprofits

Nonprofit organizations with an annual budget of more than $300,000 can apply for the 21st Century Solutions grant challenge offered by the NBCUniversal Foundation in partnership with NBC Southern California.

Burb's Eye View: Muir students rock with music legends

We just had our faces melted off by the shrieking guitar riffs and arena-blasting, Prog-Rock stylings of Styx. Then Foreigner took the Greek Theatre stage, wailing on classic ballads 30 years past their Billboard heyday, but no less powerful.

Abe is an eight-year-old white Labrador Retriever mix up for adoption.

News-Press pet of the day: Abe

Little Girl, one of the Pets of the Day last week, is still looking for a home.

With downtown L.A. in the background, traffic moves slowly on a rainy morning on the 5 freeway southbound out of Burbank at the 134 freeway in Glendale/L.A. border on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013.

Live: Traffic updates for your afternoon commute

Op-Ed: Is bicycling the new rude?

It usually begins in Brand Park near the top of the debris basin. An initial push-off down the steep Brand Motorway approach can get a bicycle up to 40 miles per hour as it zooms past the Doctors House and finally onto the main park thoroughfare. Watch out, hikers, pedestrians and unsuspecting park visitors — no brakes allowed here!

Laveta Hill in attendance at the "Meals on Wheels" Salad Bar Luncheon, with friend Becky Haase. Hill has attended the luncheon for each of its 37 years.

On The Town: Church hosts annual 'Meals on Wheels' luncheon

Some 200 Glendale residents never miss the "Meals on Wheels" all-you-can-eat benefit luncheon held annually at the First United Methodist Church on Kenwood Street. In fact, Laveta Hill has perfect attendance, having gone to all 37 luncheons.

Customers could only use the ATM at the U.S. Bank on the 600 block of N. Brand Blvd. after a bank robbery took place on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. A member of the Glendale Police Dept. Forensics team takes photos outside the bank.

Robbery reported at Glendale bank

[UPDATE 2:31 p.m.] Glendale police are looking for an unidentified male suspect wanted in connection with a bank robbery at the U.S. Bank in Glendale on Tuesday. 

La Cañada Flintridge resident Pat Rielly, the longtime pro at Annandale Golf Club in Pasadena, was named Golf Professional of the Year by the Southern California section of the PGA. Here he's shown on the Annandale putting green.

La Cañada History: Area PGA player named Golf Professional of the Year

Forty years ago: La Cañada resident Pat Rielly was named Golf Professional of the Year by the Southern California section of the PGA. Rielly was the pro at Annandale Golf Club in Pasadena.

Among the memories and photos shared at Friday's reunion were those of the band's summer retreats at Big Bear Lake's Bellows Lodge, including this one from 1968.

On the Town: Police marching band gathers for reunion

It all started back in 1953, when the first members of the Burbank Police Boys Band would gather in a building on the grounds of McCambridge Park for their Monday evening rehearsals, and then, once a month, muster in a local parking lot to practice marching.

Locals look for hidden treasures at the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station annual rummage sale in September 2007.

Sheriff's group prepares for rummage sale

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Volunteer group associated with the Crescenta Valley station is gearing up for a rummage sale that will be held at the station on Sept. 13 and are seeking donations of goods to sell.

In Theory: Do children of faith have more difficulty differentiating between fact and fiction?

A study published this month in the journal Cognitive Science and reported by the Huffington Post shows that young children exposed to religion find it more difficult to differentiate between fact and fiction than do their peers being reared in secular households. The study's authors write that 5- and 6-year-olds who have been given religious teaching, "especially exposure to miracle stories, leads children to a more generic receptivity toward the impossible that is, a more wide-ranging acceptance that the impossible can happen in defiance of ordinary causal relations."

818 Roundup: Vince De Pinto wins Glendale City Golf Championship; fire damages Glendale duplex

Good morning, 818 readers. Today is Tuesday, July 29. The National Weather Service predicts a high of 88 and low of 69 in Glendale.

Vince De Pinto captures Glendale City Golf Championship

GLENDALE — With just four holes left, things appeared a bit murky for Vince De Pinto.

With downtown L.A. in the background, traffic moves slowly on a rainy morning on the 5 freeway southbound out of Burbank at the 134 freeway in Glendale/L.A. border on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013.

Live: Traffic updates for your morning commute

Avalon Sanders, 8 of La Canada, gives the peace sign while swimming under water at the La Canada Flintridge Country Club swimming pool on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Temperatures, in the mid 90s on Wednesday, were expected to continue rising through the week.

Weather: Your Tuesday forecast

With downtown L.A. in the background, traffic moves slowly on a rainy morning on the 5 freeway southbound out of Burbank at the 134 freeway in Glendale/L.A. border on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013.

Live: Traffic updates for your afternoon commute

Fire extensively damages duplex in Glendale

A fire significantly damaged a duplex on Sunday, while the occupants were able to escape without any injuries, fire officials said.

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