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

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.

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Weather: Your forecast for Tuesday

Weather: Your forecast for Tuesday

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Business Evening Kiwanis welcomes new members

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.

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Dining Review: International thrills in Atwater

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.

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

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.

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Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra gears up for local performance

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.

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Glendale man arrested after allegedly peeping into hotel window

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.

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Group 'Ice Bucket' challenge at Burbank gym

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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

News-Press Cartoon: Geo Listening

News-Press Cartoon: Geo Listening

Bert Ring gives his thoughts on the continued use of Geo Listening by Glendale Unified. The company watches the public social media posts of students, keeping an eye out for instances of bullying, depression, or thoughts of suicide.

Gatto-introduced hit-and-run bills headed to Brown's desk

Two pieces of legislation that seek to reduce the number of hit-and-runs in the state are headed to Gov. Jerry Brown's desk after passing in both the Assembly and Senate.

Ray Richmond columnist.  Photographed on Tuesday , August 13, 2013.

Read On: The news can be hard to bear

So this is the headline I woke up to read on my Facebook news feed on Friday morning: "Ice Bucket Fraud! ALS Foundation Admits 73% of Donations Not Used For ALS Research."

La Cañada High's Ryan Breneman, left, leaves a Verbum Dei player behind during the nonleague opener at Los Angeles Southwest College on Friday. (Raul Roa/Staff Photographer)

La Cañada High football edges Verbum Dei in opener

LOS ANGELES — Every facet of La Cañada High’s football team proved to be a major catalyst in its season-opening victory Friday evening.

Burbank High football holds off Ayala in opener

CHINO HILLS — Burbank High’s football team walked off the field Friday night with a win in its season opener on the road against Ayala.

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