Crescenta Valley High's Davo Hakobyan has quickly become a force for Falcons

Crescenta Valley High's Davo Hakobyan has quickly become a force for Falcons

Crescenta Valley High football’s high-flying, high-octane, high-scoring offense commands plenty of attention and accolades. And rightly so.

Boys' Water Polo Preview: La Cañada High boys' water polo returns with high aspirations

Boys' Water Polo Preview: La Cañada High boys' water polo returns with high aspirations

LA CAÑADA — Even though the city of La Cañada Flintridge possesses only a pair of water polo programs, the La Cañada High and Flintridge Prep squads are two of the most successful teams within the area.

DUI checkpoint in Burbank yields one arrest

A grant-funded sobriety checkpoint conducted in Burbank Saturday night yielded one drunk-driving arrest, though more than 800 motorists were screened, police said.

Burbank City Council OKs contract to fix streets

Plans to resurface 96 blocks of residential streets in Burbank are underway, with the Burbank City Council last week unanimously approving a contract to start the $2.7-million project.

Man suspected of false ID, drug possession

A Van Nuys man was arrested Saturday for allegedly lying about his identity to a police officer and later methamphetamine as well as drug paraphernalia were reportedly found in his car, police said.

Glendale invites residents to talk infrastructure funds at meeting

Residents can make suggestions on how to spend $14.25 million in federal funding for infrastructure improvements, primarily in south Glendale, over the next five years during a meeting slated for the end of the month.

Burbank High's Maemura shares medalist honors in league opener

Burbank High's Maemura shares medalist honors in league opener

LA CAÑADA — Leading up to the first Pacific League match of the season Tuesday, Irene Maemura had some time to spare.

A participant heads down river in the L.A. River Expeditions first annual L.A. River boat race at Rattlesnake Park just south of Fletcher Drive in L.A. on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014.

First-ever L.A. Boat Race held at Glendale Narrows

Water enthusiasts flocked to the Los Angeles River last weekend for the first-ever L.A. Boat Race that tested the skills and speed of paddlers, but drew some criticism from those against the river’s use.

Burb's Eye View: Saving water is another important challenge

By now you may have seen the videos on the Internet of the "Ice Bucket Challenge," a fundraiser that's pretty straight-forward:

Among the BAFA supporters in attendance at the Weerts' home were Brian Volpei, from left, Barry Gussow, Karen Volpei, and Carrie and Earl Brown.

On the Town: Burbank Arts for All Foundation holds fundraiser

What could be better than being poolside in a beautiful twinkle-light-illuminated backyard, mingling with friends over cocktails, and listening to live music on a warm summer night? Perhaps, only one thing: doing all those things while raising funds for a wonderful cause.

Two Burbank police officers walk passed a mangled vehicle resting off from the intersection of San Fernando and Buena Vista in Burbank after being clipped by a MetroLink train on Tuesday, September 2, 2014.

Train collides with car in Burbank

[UPDATE 8:01 p.m.] A southbound Metrolink train reportedly collided with a vehicle at the intersection of San Fernando Boulevard and Buena Vista Street in Burbank on Tuesday afternoon, police said.

In Theory: Are worship centers good polling places?

Houses of worship have been used as polling places across America since the earliest days of our nation. One Florida church, Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, however, after this month will no longer open its doors to voters on election days after protesters objected to specific stances it has taken on run-ups to past elections, including political views on signage and a pro-life memorial for the unborn situated adjacent to the entrance to the polling place.

Man arrested for alleged drunk driving with 4-year-old son in car

A 42-year-old Glendale man was arrested early Monday morning after allegedly driving drunk on the wrong side of the street with his 4-year-old son in the car, police said.

Jordan Lobianco and the Crescenta Valley High football team have high hopes for 2014.

Talent-heavy Crescenta Valley football looking to surpass last season's disappointment

Make no mistake, Crescenta Valley High’s football team is very much looking forward with aspirations for an ultra-successful 2014 campaign.

818 Roundup: Glendale man arrested for allegedly peeping into hotel window; LACO gears up for local performance

Good morning readers! Today is Tuesday, September 2, 2014. Temperatures today are forecasted to reach a high of 84 degrees in the Glendale area and a low of 66.

Heather Thomsen, 30 of Glendale, takes time to relax and write some poetry at Descanso Gardens in La Canada Flintridge on Friday, April 25, 2014. (Raul Roa/Staff Photographer)

Weather: Your forecast for Tuesday

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

New members were recently inducted into the evening branch of  Kiwanis Club of La Cañada. From left are Kyle Hara, president-elect of the Noon Kiwanis Club; Chad Skrederstu; Maria Drummond, Membership Committee; Linda Magarian, membership chairman; Kendyl Young, new member; Vanessa Terzian, new member, and Matt Regan, new evening club organizer.

Business Evening Kiwanis welcomes new members

The newly formed Business Evening Kiwanis Club, a subsidiary organization of La Cañada’s noon Kiwanis group, meets monthly at various restaurants in the city. This month they met at Dish restaurant.

The falafel blossom at Momed in Atwater is made from a zucchini blossom stuffed with a falafel mixture with sheep cheese and yogurt added, then lightly fried in a tempura batter. It comes with a Russian kale tabouli and avocado hummus. Additional sides include a double berry tiramisu and the Momed latte. Photographed on Thursday, August 28, 2104.

Dining Review: International thrills in Atwater

There aren't many places in Los Angeles where you can be sipping wine and nibbling appetizers when all of a sudden, 20 feet away, a train roars by. That's just one of the little thrills you can expect at the brand-new restaurant Momed in Atwater Crossing, the creative-arts district just over the Glendale border.

A 60-year-old man was arrested on the 1000 block of N. Pass Avenue in Burbank for allegedly pointing a handgun at his neighbor while drunk, police said.

Man arrested for pointing handgun at neighbor while drunk, police say

A 60-year-old man was arrested Saturday after he allegedly, while drunk, pointed a handgun at his neighbor who had asked the man if he sprayed the victim’s car while watering the lawn, police said.

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra gears up for local performance

Music enthusiasts and fans of "big canvas" performances should expect nothing less from the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra's opening night performance this September.

A Glendale man was arrested on Friday, Aug. 29 after police reportedly observed him peeping through the a window at the Burbank Extended Stay Inn.

Glendale man arrested after allegedly peeping into hotel window

A 34-year-old Glendale man was arrested early Friday morning after police reportedly observed him peeping through a window at the Extended Stay Inn in Burbank, police said.

Fitness is Art members Antjuane Sims, front left, Paulina Fichtenmayer, rear left, and Martin Naborowski, front right, do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

Group 'Ice Bucket' challenge at Burbank gym

Rachele Rivera has seen the influx of “Ice Bucket Challenge” videos on her Facebook timeline in recent weeks. And in some of those videos, friends challenged her join and raise money funding research for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, known as ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease. The fatal neurodegenerative disease causes body paralysis. 

Shayna Baszler stopped in UFC debut by Bethe Correia

Following more than a decade in the world of mixed martial arts, Shayna Baszler finally made her first walk to fight inside the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s octagon.

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy's Sophia Coffey reaches for the ball during practice on Wednesday. (Roger Wilson/Staff Photographer)

Girls' Volleyball Preview: Flintridge Sacred Heart has championship aspirations

Following a renaissance season that concluded with an appearance in the semifinals, the members of the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy volleyball team have some unfinished business they’d like to tend to in the next several months.

Burroughs High's Eben Britton doesn't survive chopping block

As of Saturday afternoon, Burroughs High product Eben Britton was without a home in the NFL.

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy's girls' volleyball team practices on Wednesday. (Roger Wilson/Staff Photographer)

Girls' Volleyball Preview: Flintridge Sacred Heart volleyball team holds title aspirations

Following a renaissance season that concluded with an appearance in the semifinals, the members of the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy volleyball team have some unfinished business they’d like to tend to in the next several months.

Heather Thomsen, 30 of Glendale, takes time to relax and write some poetry at Descanso Gardens in La Canada Flintridge on Friday, April 25, 2014. (Raul Roa/Staff Photographer)

Weather: Your Monday forecast

UFC fighters Shayna Baszler, left, works out with weights at the Glendale Fighting Club on June 23. (Tim Berger/Staff Photographer)

818 Roundup: High-speed rail, Victory Baptist, Shayna Baszler nears UFC debute

Good morning readers! Today is Labor Day, Sept. 1, 2014. As you get together your grilling tools for that epic BBQ this afternoon, take a look at these headlines from around the area. 

Proposal for rail corridor through Angeles National Forest draws fire

A recent proposal to study cutting a high-speed rail corridor through the Angeles National Forest is drawing fire from San Fernando Valley communities near the preserve's southwest boundary, the Los Angeles Times reported.

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