Police released surveillance photos of a suspect who allegedly stole $485 worth of spray-paint guns from a Glendale paint shop.

Police release surveillance photos of paint store thief

Glendale police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who allegedly stole $485 worth of spray-paint guns from a Glendale paint shop.

Sixteen year-old Grace Rickert shows some of the designs she has created, at her home in La Cañada Flintridge on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. Rickert recently participated in the Lifetime TV show Project Runway Threads and it will air Oct. 30.

'Project Runway Threads' appearance may sew the seams of a fashion career

Locals flipping through TV channels tonight may see a familiar face, as La Cañada High School sophomore and fashionista Grace Rickert debuts on Lifetime “Project Runway Threads,” a fashion design competition for teens airing at 10 p.m.

Zach Brown, 28, of Highland Park, shows off his "Art from all sides" artwork on a utility box at Ramsdell and Honolulu Avenues as part of the city of Glendale's Beyond the Box program, in Montrose on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014.

Adding form to function: Artists turn Montrose utility boxes into works of art

There’s one artistic shape that Vicky Rees won’t outgrow — circles.

Mountain Avenue School, on Mountain Ave., in La Crescenta on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013.

818 Roundup: LCUSD steps back from Sagebrush transfer costs; Glendale Sports Complex to get turf upgrade despite concerns

Good morning, 818! Today is Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 78 degrees and a low of 58 degrees.

Glendale High's Artak Arzumanyan shoots against Hoover's Levon Tarverdov in a Pacific League boys' water polo match at Hoover High on Wednesday. (Tim Berger/Staff Photographer)

Glendale High boys' water polo bests Hoover to run league winning streak to 30

GLENDALE — It doesn’t get old for the Glendale High boys’ water polo team winning Pacific League matches. Not even at 30.

Burbank High's Lilit Vardanyan fist pumps after winning a point against Arcadia in the Pacific League tennis singles semifinals at Pasadena High on Wednesday. (Tim Berger/Staff Photographer)

Burbank High girls' tennis reigns at Pacific League finals

PASADENA — While the Glendale and Crescenta Valley high girls’ tennis programs certainly made an impact locally at Wednesday afternoon’s Pacific League individual tennis finals, when it comes to best in show, nobody topped Burbank’s Bulldogs.

La Cañada High girls' tennis sends three to Rio Hondo League semifinals

Ally McKenzie’s reign as Rio Hondo League singles champion concluded for all intents and purposes on Wednesday afternoon at Live Oak Park in Temple City.

Crescenta Valley Briefs: Annual pancake breakfast; Sheriff's host 'Haunted Jail'

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Crescenta Valley station will host a “Haunted Jail” from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursday and Friday at its location, 4554 N. Briggs Ave., La Crescenta.

Complex to get turf upgrade despite worries

Artificial turf at the Glendale Sports Complex that is nearly a decade old will be replaced following approval by the Glendale City Council on Tuesday, though potential, yet unconfirmed, cancer concerns linger over a rubber component from which the material is made.

La Cañada Unified School District Superintendent Wendy Sinnette speaks during a school board meeting in November 2011. In a letter submitted to the Valley Sun Wednesday, Sinnette wrote that the school district is no longer willing to discuss with Glendale school officials the financial aspects of negotiations regarding the transfer of the Sagebrush territory into its boundaries.

La Cañada Unified balks at cost of Sagebrush transfer

Glendale school officials were caught off guard Wednesday when they learned La Cañada Unified officials are no longer willing to discuss the financial aspects of negotiations tied to potentially transferring the Sagebrush territory from Glendale Unified’s boundaries.

Glendale Police Dept. Lt. Tim Feeley shows off his winning form during Glendale Adventist Medical Center's annoucement of the Army of Pink campaign winner on Wednesday, at the hospital in Glendale Oct. 29, 2014. Feeley received the most votes from the public for raising awareness about breast cancer.

Friendly competition has breast-cancer message

Doing everything from sporting homemade breast-cancer-awareness T-shirts to eating a raw onion and dog food helped Glendale Lt. Tim Feeley earn the most votes and first place in this year’s Army of Pink campaign.

Glendale-based startup offers cheap stays around the world

A new startup website headquartered in Glendale is selling the experience of being a backpacking college student by offering cheap and sometimes unconventional lodging around the world.

Adriana and Ryan Dahl and their children, all from L.A., dressed up alike for the annual Montrose Halloween event in Montrose on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013.

Fire officials offer tips for Halloween

Parents should keep some safety tips in mind as they take their children out trick-or-treating on Halloween, according to Glendale fire officials.

Mountain Avenue School, on Mountain Ave., in La Crescenta on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013.

LCUSD steps back from Sagebrush transfer costs proposed by GUSD

The La Cañada Unified School District is no longer willing to discuss with Glendale school officials the financial aspects of negotiations regarding the transfer of Sagebrush territory into its boundaries, according to statements made at Tuesday night’s school board meeting.

Weather: Your forecast for Thursday

Weather: Your forecast for Thursday

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

Leonard Pieroni III has announced he will run for a seat on the La Cañada Flintridge City Council in the March election.

Pieroni announces City Council bid

Leonard Pieroni III announced this week he is launching his campaign for one of three seats that will be open on the La Cañada Flintridge City Council in the March election.

Production crews unload trees as other crews arrive with portable power at 4159 Commonwealth Ave., in La Cañada Flintridge, where a home was used for filming.

La Cañada's film ordinance is ready for close-up

A year of debating, including four commission meetings, meetings with community groups and an untold staff hours, concluded Monday as revisions to La Cañada's film ordinance were agreed upon by residents, filmmakers and civic leaders alike.

Ashley Moreno was named the 2005 Rose Queen in October 2004. Then 17, she was a senior at La Cañada High School.

La Cañada History: LCHS student named Rose Queen

Ten Years Ago

St. Francis' Ross Niederhaus and Mason Williams take down Cathedral;s Marshaun Cameron during a game on Friday, October 17, 2014.

Weekly Previews: St. Francis football a win away from league crown

The following are previews of the area's upcoming high school football games this week.

Crescenta Valley's Robert Benson lifts teammate Jordan Lobianco into the air after scoring a touchdown off of an interception against Muir in the first half of a Pacific League football game at Muir High School on Friday, October 24, 2014.

Game of the Week: Crescenta Valley looking to clinch share of crown against Pasadena

The following are previews of the area's upcoming high school football games this week.

Rep. Adam Schiff, left, and Los Angeles resident Steve Stokes, right, are vying for the House seat for the 28th Congressional District, which Schiff currently holds.

Contenders face off in House race

Opponents for the local congressional election next week offered their views on issues facing the area and the nation, from bipartisanship to gun control.

Big rig hits sign, flips over on 210 Freeway in La Crescenta

A semi-truck that hit an overhead sign and then flipped over Tuesday night caused closures on the eastbound Foothill (210) Freeway until Wednesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

La Cañada High girls' volleyball unable to force split atop Rio Hondo League standings

LA CAÑADA — Despite a valiant and stunning comeback, the La Cañada High girls’ volleyball team’s attempt to force its way into first place in the Rio Hondo League was halted by rival South Pasadena.

The La Cañada High boys' water polo bench celebrates a goal against South Pasadena during a Rio Hondo League match Tuesday. (Roger Wilson/Staff Photographer)

La Cañada High boys' water polo, Lowe edge South Pasadena in OT again

LA CAÑADA — For a second straight time, the La Cañada High and South Pasadena boys’ water polo teams found themselves deadlocked in a Rio Hondo League contest.

Incumbent Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake), left, and Republican candidate Todd Royal, a La Cañada Flintridge resident, are the two contenders for the California State Assembly District 43 seat.

818 Roundup: Assembly candidates on small business; MTA approves traffic mitigation measures

Good morning, 818! Today is Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 87 degrees and a low of 59 degrees with mostly clear skies.

Flintridge Prep girls' tennis falls to rival in season finale

PASADENA — It’s very rare for a high school team to not have a single senior or junior on board. That was the case for the Flintridge Prep girls’ tennis team.

An aerial shot of Interstate 5 Freeway in Burbank Tuesday afternoon August 21, 2007. A group of projects intended to relieve the traffic impacts of construction projects on the Golden State (5) Freeway were approved last week by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transit Authority.

Traffic mitigation measures approved by MTA

A group of projects intended to relieve the traffic impacts of construction projects on the Golden State (5) Freeway were approved last week by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transit Authority.

Woman pleads not guilty in collisions

A Burbank woman pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges that she rammed her vehicle into three cars while intoxicated in back-to-back hit-and-run collisions last week, and assaulted one of the drivers, authorities said.

Incumbent Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake), left, and Republican candidate Todd Royal, a La Cañada Flintridge resident, are the two contenders for the California State Assembly District 43 seat.

Gatto, Royal differ on plans

While the two contenders for the state Assembly seat in the 43rd District are opposites on party lines, each has his own vision on how to cut red tape in order to help small business owners save money and boost the economy.

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