Glendale Arts Pop Up series hosts free yoga class at the Alex Theatre

Glendale Arts Pop Up series hosts free yoga class at the Alex Theatre

Typically the site of preshow receptions, the forecourt of the Alex Theatre on Monday was instead a setting for yoga mats and stretching poses.

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Report answers queries regarding possible Sagebrush transfer

Glendale school officials this week released answers to 63 questions posed by parents and residents during a PTA meeting last month at Mountain Avenue Elementary about the possible transfer of an area called the Sagebrush territory to the La Cañada Unified school district.

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Man shot after allegedly breaking into house

Man shot after allegedly breaking into house

A Glendale man was shot and injured while allegedly robbing a home in Van Nuys on Monday, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

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Bob Hope Airport sees slight bump in passengers

Bob Hope Airport sees slight bump in passengers

After a two-month dip in passengers at Bob Hope Airport, there was a 1.2% increase in July compared to the same month last year, despite a 4.7% drop in available seats, according to the latest passenger report.

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Fewer Burbank grads college bound

A lower percentage of students graduated from Burbank high schools and immediately enrolled in colleges or universities last year compared to five years ago, according to recently released data.

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Op-Ed: Glendale's dump: bad neighbor, black eye

Just three years ago, when Glendale adopted forward-thinking "zero-waste" goals to stop 90% of solid waste from going to dumps by 2030, the last thing our city expected was to be labeled a polluter. But with a shoddy report seeking to expand its Scholl Canyon landfill in the southeast part of Glendale, that's exactly the reputation our city is earning.

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News-Press pet of the day: MiMi

News-Press pet of the day: MiMi

Missy, a Pet of the Day last week, is still looking for a home.

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Community: Home tour set to revive a sense of history

Community: Home tour set to revive a sense of history

Ignite your weekend with a little romance via the Glendale Historical Society's Romantic Revivals Home Tour on Sept. 28, featuring six period Revival homes built from the 1920s to 1940s in the Jewel City.

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Community: Scouts blast off for auction

Community: Scouts blast off for auction

Touting the space theme “Scouting and Beyond,” the Verdugo Hills Council set a course to celebrate the 40th annual Big Strike Auction at the Burbank Airport Marriott Hotel on Sept. 6. The event benefits programs for more than 3,000 Boy Scouts in Burbank, Glendale and surrounding cities.

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Burb's Eye View: Twelve-year-old raises funds in friend's memory

Burb's Eye View: Twelve-year-old raises funds in friend's memory

Before an ounce of soapy water soaked the first windshield at 12-year-old Will Jurman's car wash, he'd already earned $900 in memory of his friend.

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Pair arrested in Burbank for allegedly stolen metal

Pair arrested in Burbank for allegedly stolen metal

A Panorama City man and Huntington Park woman were arrested during a traffic stop in Burbank early Sunday morning after police reportedly discovered a large amount of stolen metal in their car.

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On The Town: Casino fundraiser bets on dental health

On The Town: Casino fundraiser bets on dental health

Finding smiles on the faces of folks at a casino are usually only evident when big wins are happening.

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Leader pet of the day: Maggie

Leader pet of the day: Maggie

Introducing a perfect 10. Maggie is a beautiful 3-year-old calico domestic, long-hair cat that loves all ages of humans, friendly dogs and other cats.

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In Theory: How would a united body of religions work?

Retired Israeli President Shimon Peres during a meeting with Pope Francis this month proposed a new global peace initiative: A “United Nations of Religions,” the Washington Post and other news sources reported.

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Police search for group who assaulted two Glendale men

Police search for group who assaulted two Glendale men

Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a group of men who attacked two Glendale men, leaving one in the hospital, early Saturday morning after one of the victims yelled that the group was driving in the wrong direction on a one-way street, authorities said.

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Schiff introduces authorization for use of military force in Iraq, Syria

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), a senior member of the House Intelligence Committee, introduced on Tuesday an authorization for use of military force against Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria, which he said meets Congress' constitutional imperative in declaring war.

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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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Weather: Your forecast for Tuesday

Weather: Your forecast for Tuesday

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Live: Traffic updates for your morning commute

Live: Traffic updates for your morning commute

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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

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 — 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

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Forecast: Your weather for Monday

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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.

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.

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.

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.

Hoover High's Davit Nersisyan carries the ball against South Pasadena in a nonleague football game at Glendale High on Friday. (Tim Berger/Staff Photographer)

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.

Glendale High's Luis Ruiz gets caught by La Cañada's Anthony Connell and Todd Murray during a nonleague game Friday. (Roger Wilson/Staff Photographer)

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.

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.

Three people killed in a car crash in Santa Clarita were reportedly from Burbank, according to an official from the California Highway Patrol.

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.

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.

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