Sobriety checkpoint nets five arrests for impaired driving

A grant-funded sobriety checkpoint conducted in Glendale on Friday night yielded five drunk or drugged driving arrests, police said.

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Posters of the First World War on display at Huntington Library

Posters of the First World War on display at Huntington Library

Wars are always fought on many fronts. The artists who made the posters that accompanied the World War I effort were an unprecedented conflagration of skilled visual communicators, stretching the two-dimensional medium previously limited to commercial uses. The Huntington Library's current exhibition, "Your Country Calls! Posters of the First World War," is a sometimes stirring and always informative display of how government can use an art form to motivate, inform and sometimes manipulate a citizenry.

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Deaths of three Burbank teens in car crash caused by blunt trauma

Deaths of three Burbank teens in car crash caused by blunt trauma

The deaths of three Burbank teens killed in a car collision in Santa Clarita last week have been ruled accidental and were caused by blunt trauma, Los Angeles County coroner’s officials said Monday.

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DVD Review: Compilation is short on Lewis' anxious comedy, Bundle of Nerves

DVD Review: Compilation is short on Lewis' anxious comedy, Bundle of Nerves

This release from comedian Richard Lewis is like a video scrapbook of odds and ends from his previously not-on-DVD works. Lewis is probably most widely known for the sitcom "Anything But Love," in which he costarred with Jamie Lee Curtis for three seasons. While not nearly his best work, it seems to have made him permanently financially secure.

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Dining Review: Area Asian eateries offer tasty soup options

Dining Review: Area Asian eateries offer tasty soup options

Ludwig Van Beethoven once said, "Only the pure of heart can make good soup."

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One injury reported in vehicle collision with motor scooter

A collision between a vehicle and a motor scooter occurred Monday morning on Verdugo Boulevard close to the Glendale (2) Freeway in La Cañada Flintridge.

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Excessive heat warning in place for Los Angeles, Ventura Counties

Excessive heat warning in place for Los Angeles, Ventura Counties

Dangerously hot weather in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties was expected Monday and Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service.

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Sports Roundup: Burroughs cross-country has banner day at Rosemead

BOYS’ CROSS-COUNTRY

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Glendale Community College football wins again behind dominant defense

For a second straight week, the Glendale Community College football team’s defense pitched a shutout.

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Burbank High, Bellarmine-Jefferson value tournament experience

Burbank High, Bellarmine-Jefferson value tournament experience

BURBANK — Game experience appeared to be a valuable commodity for both the Burbank High and Bellarmine-Jefferson girls’ volleyball teams at Saturday’s day-long Burbank High Tournament.

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Traffic: Live updates for your morning commute

Traffic: Live updates for your morning commute

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Forecast: Your weather for Monday

Forecast: Your weather for Monday

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 Read On: A punch by any other name

Read On: A punch by any other name

It seems that everywhere you went this week — and I went to St. Louis — you couldn't escape the noise blasting from the discussion of Ray Rice and "The Punch." And trust me that even seeing the man's name in print or on a television or computer monitor was uncomfortable, given how close the man's name is to my own.

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News-Press Cartoon: The Eagle Weeps

News-Press Cartoon: The Eagle Weeps

Bert Ring trains his keen eye on the Scholl Canyon landfill controversy. Many Eagle Rock residents have made it clear they are against any potential expansion of the dump.

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Burroughs football notches win, while dealing with loss

Burroughs football notches win, while dealing with loss

BURBANK — Playing with heavy hearts following the death of former Burroughs High football player Jake Gnasso, the Indians needed to find a way to channel their emotions once the players stepped on to the field for Friday night's game against Rosemead.

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St. Francis High football impresses with 50-24 win over Moorpark

MOORPARK — Jeremiah Martin was largely an unknown commodity and a lingering question mark for the St. Francis High football team coming into the season.

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Hoover High football has no answers for South Pasadena

GLENDALE — It was a struggle in every sense for the Hoover High School football team, particularly in the deciding first half of its nonleague meeting with visiting South Pasadena on Friday night at Glendale High’s Moyse Field.

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La Cañada High football continues impressive start with shutout of Glendale

LA CAÑADA —While the La Cañada High football team continues to be a work in progress under first-year coach Ramsey Lambert, the squad’s defense continues playing at a high level.

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Gadsby lifts Crescenta Valley High football to win against Golden Valley

CANYON COUNTRY — The Golden Valley High football team couldn’t come close to stopping Crescenta Valley’s Brian Gadsby.

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818 Roundup: Crash kills 3 Burbank teens; Options discussed for bridge from Glendale Narrows to Griffith Park area

Good morning, locals. Today is Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014.  Temperatures today are expected to reach a high of 97 and a low of 73 degrees in the Glendale area today.

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Glendale Community College gets new wings

Glendale Community College gets new wings

The aviation department at Glendale Community College is celebrating a new addition this week in the form of a 1983 Cessna, the third plane the campus has acquired for its pilot training program.

As America prepares to celebrate U.S. Constitution Week, members of the Don Jose Verdugo Chapter DAR have been busy placing displays at both the La Cañada Flintridge Library and Glendale Main Library to encourage citizens to reflect on our country's heritage of freedom. From left, Chapter Regent Lynne Thompson; past Regent Elaine La Marr and member Suzanne Stanfill.

Group sets up display in honor of Constitution Week

When the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution petitioned Congress in 1955 to set aside Sept. 17 to 23 annually to be dedicated to observe Constitution Week, the fledgling Don José Verdugo Chapter was only two years old. National’s resolution was adopted by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Dwight D. Eisenhower on Aug. 2, 1956.

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 Saturday

Burbank police officers land second place in motorcycle skills competition

Seven Burbank police officers competed in a motorcycle skills competition on Wednesday in which more than 200 other regional officers participated, and three local officers took second place in a team event, officials said.

Residents voice concerns on Talaria project at last meeting before Council review

About three dozen community members gathered at the Buena Vista Library on Thursday for the city's last community meeting on the proposed Talaria at Burbank development before the Burbank City Council considers the project — a 241-unit luxury apartment complex on top of a Whole Foods market — next month.

Dawn Moore, the daughter of Clayton Moore, the actor who played the Lone Ranger, kneels next to the actual hero's mask  at the Meet the Family Speaker Series event at Warner Brothers in Burbank on Wednesday, September 10, 2014.

The Lone Ranger unmasked

The late actor Clayton Moore, known for his television portrayal of “The Lone Ranger” from 1949 to 1957, never discussed one topic during interviews: his family.

Car wash to support cancer research inspired by Christopher Wilke

When 12-year-old Will Jurman found out his friend and baseball teammate was diagnosed with cancer, he couldn't believe there was nothing that could be done to help him.

Fire officials encourage emergency preparation

In addition to high temperatures, there will also be critically low humidity, which when combined increases the potential for dangerous fire-weather conditions, according to the Glendale Fire Department.

Cooling centers open this weekend in Glendale

With temperatures expected to top triple digits this weekend, city officials in Glendale are encouraging seniors to stay out of the sun at any of three cooling centers.

The city is soliciting feedback on three potential sites where a bridge could be built over the Los Angeles River and connect Glendale to the Griffith Park area.

Meeting outlines bridge options from Glendale Narrows Riverwalk to Los Angeles

Dozens of residents gave their input during a community meeting Thursday about where they would like to see a bridge built over the Los Angeles River to connect Glendale and the Griffith Park area.

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