Burbank elementary students share kind words for Unity Day

Burbank elementary students share kind words for Unity Day

The entrance to Burbank City Hall was “tinted” orange Saturday, thanks to hundreds of students promoting unity and peace.

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Zombie flash mob thrills Burbank crowd to the tune of Michael Jackson

One by one, they headed toward the concrete steps beside AMC Theater 16 in Burbank. Shredded shirts covered their twisted bodies. Splotches of ghostly white and dark paint covered their faces as they staggered out of Johnny Rockets, a nearby elevator and Pinkberry.

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Burbank High's Candela Fernandez tracks down another record at Mt. SAC

Burbank High's Candela Fernandez tracks down another record at Mt. SAC

It was a breakthrough effort for both the Burbank High and Burroughs cross-country teams at Saturday’s second day of the 67th annual Mt. San Antonio College Invitational.

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Crescenta Valley High leads way for locals Saturday at Mt. SAC

Crescenta Valley High leads way for locals Saturday at Mt. SAC

WALNUT — A weekend of impressive efforts for the Glendale and La Cañada-area cross-country teams continued into Saturday’s final day of the 67th annual Mt. San Antonio College Invitational.

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Four-car collision closes three lanes on Ventura (134) Freeway

Four-car collision closes three lanes on Ventura (134) Freeway

[UPDATE: 5:55 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014] A Sig Alert was cleared at 5:06 p.m. and all lanes were reopened on the eastbound Ventura (134) Freeway following a four-car collision Saturday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol.

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Theater group seeks helping hand

Theater group seeks helping hand

A local community theater troupe is at a crossroads, contemplating whether or not to skip next summer’s production, which is prompting board members to seek outside monetary help.

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Scaring up screams for charity

Scaring up screams for charity

Diane Meyer could divulge what’s inside the Wilsley Bros. Fun House in Burbank, but that would ruin the surprise and maybe some of the screams.

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Titans run through obstacles for Toll Middle School

Titans run through obstacles for Toll Middle School

Toll Middle School students hopped, skipped and jumped their way through a series of obstacles Thursday as part of the school-wide “Dash of the Titans” fundraiser.

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818 Roundup: Search is on for Miss La Cañada; Burbank residential water restrictions

Good morning, 818! Today is Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 79 degrees and a low of 58 degrees with partly cloudy skies in the evening.

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Glendale football blocked from overtime win by Pasadena

GLENDALE — For the Glendale High football team, home had been less than sweet so far this season. The Nitros came into their Pacific League matchup with visiting Pasadena riding a two-game losing streak, with both defeats coming at Moyse Stadium, where Glendale is winless in three tries.

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St. Francis High football stays on track, stymies St. Paul

SANTA FE SPRINGS — The focus all week for the St. Francis football team following an emotional come-from-behind Angelus League victory at Cathedral was to avoid an emotional letdown in Friday's showdown at St. Paul.

La Cañada High's Samuel Brown returns a San Marino kickoff before being taken out by San Marino's Patrick Crowley during a Rio Hondo League game on Friday. (Roger Wilson/Staff Photographer)

La Cañada High football sunk by Glazier, San Marino

LA CAÑADA — A relentless offense, fueled by an aerial attack led by one of the more polished quarterbacks in the San Gabriel Valley, handed the La Cañada High football its first defeat at home of the season and first loss in Rio Hondo League play Friday evening.

Flintridge Prep football left seeing Stars in nonleague defeat

SAN PEDRO — Having entered the homestretch of the regular season, things took a turn for the worse for the Flintridge Prep football team.

Crescenta Valley High's Jordan Lobianco looks back over his shoulder after making a catch as he runs over 50 yards to score against Muir in the first half of a Pacific League football game at Muir High on Friday. (Tim Berger/Staff Photographer)

Crescenta Valley High football enjoys special win versus Muir

PASADENA — Moments after the conclusion of Friday evening’s Pacific League showdown between the visiting Crescenta Valley High and Muir football teams, streams of fans and former Falcons players descended toward a steadily growing huddle in the end zone.

Burbank football rumbles past Hoover

BURBANK — Both the Burbank High and Hoover football teams have very much been the walking wounded throughout the current season with injuries plaguing both squads from the beginning of the season.

Council OKs jail services contract

A private medical care provider was granted a one-year trial run on Tuesday to examine and treat local jail inmates on-site as opposed to the costlier process of having paramedics and police officers escort them to Glendale Adventist Medical Center for minor health issues.

News-Press Editorial: Move to stem potential suit may backfire

As Glendale Unified moves toward giving up the Sagebrush territory — something long thought impossible, and now seen as almost inevitable — a curious set of politics comes to the fore.

Read On: AT&T seems to have its wires crossed

So while I hate to write about my own personal issues — actually, that’s a lie, there is little I like to do more — I must take the opportunity here to slam the stuffing out of a little company you may have heard of called AT&T.

City settles over fund transfer

The city of Burbank has finalized a settlement in a lawsuit that claimed its long-running practice of transferring certain funds from the city's utility to its General Fund is illegal.

From left, Officer Brendan Raine, Officer Vlad Akopian, Chief Robert Castro, Officer Mark Newborg, Officer Jose Mendoza, and Officer Marlene Montalvo during a swearing-in ceremony on Thursday.

Glendale police swear in new recruits

Five new officers were welcomed to Glendale's police force on Thursday at a swearing-in ceremony that marked the culmination of the “arduous” six-month Orange County Sheriff’s Police Academy.

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