818 Roundup: Altadena resident named 97th Rose Queen; Glendale Unified considers Sagebrush transfer

818 Roundup: Altadena resident named 97th Rose Queen; Glendale Unified considers Sagebrush transfer

Good morning, 818! Today is Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 85 degrees and a low of 61 degrees with clear skies.

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Making 'music out of glass'

Making 'music out of glass'

Many people can name a list of musical instruments ranging from flute to piano, but few have encountered a glass armonica. Not only has William Zeitler heard of the unique period instrument — he plays it.

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Crescenta Valley Briefs: CV Alliance hosts anti-drug meeting; Friends of the Library celebrates 35 years

The Crescenta Valley CV Alliance will host an anti-drug meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m. today at Theodore Roosevelt Middle School, 222 E. Acacia Ave., Glendale.

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Trio of different personalities hopes to lead Glendale High girls' volleyball to automatic postseason berth

Glendale High's Ivanna Gamboa, Grace Tappin, and Sevana Stepanian are senior captains on the girls' volleyball team and are hoping to lead the Nitros to an automatic playoff berth. (Tim Berger/Staff Photographer)

Trio of different personalities hopes to lead Glendale High girls' volleyball to automatic postseason berth

Equal mixtures diversity and talent, the Glendale High girls’ volleyball team is on the cusp of accomplishing a goal that seemed impossible only a couple of years ago.

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Glendale police charge robbery suspect

A man charged in connection with several home-invasion robberies, including one in Glendale in which an elderly couple was robbed at gunpoint, is due to appear in court next week.

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Game of the Week: Crescenta Valley High football takes on Muir in first-place showdown

Crescenta Valley will battle Muir High on Friday for leadership of the Pacific League. (LIBBY CLINE)

Game of the Week: Crescenta Valley High football takes on Muir in first-place showdown

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

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College Update: McAleenan, Davis tackling success on Saturdays

UNLV linebacker Ryan McAleenan (left) is in hot pursuit of Fresno State's Josh Harper during their game at Sam Boyd Stadium on October 10. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

College Update: McAleenan, Davis tackling success on Saturdays

The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.

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Glendale school officials talk Sagebrush transfer terms

Glendale school officials talk Sagebrush transfer terms

Glendale school board members unveiled a new proposal on Tuesday that they said they’re willing to offer La Cañada Unified as they prepare to vote on whether or not to come to a negotiated agreement in transferring the Sagebrush territory from Glendale Unified to the La Cañada school district.

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College Update: McAleenan tackling success on Saturdays

UNLV linebacker Ryan McAleenan (left) is in hot pursuit of Fresno State's Josh Harper during their game at Sam Boyd Stadium on October 10. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

College Update: McAleenan tackling success on Saturdays

The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.

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Glendale police on the lookout for suspected shoe thief

Glendale police on the lookout for suspected shoe thief

Glendale police on Wednesday released surveillance photos of a man suspected of stealing four pairs of Nike shoes from the Designer Shoe Warehouse earlier this month.

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Former Flintridge Prep headmaster dies

Former Flintridge Prep headmaster dies

Edor "Ed" G. Anderson, former headmaster of Flintridge Preparatory School and a key player in its growth and development during his tenure from 1975 to 1991, died earlier this month due to declining health, family members said. He was 81.

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La Cañada History: Local engineer builds pint-sized "Cadillac"

La Cañada History: Local engineer builds pint-sized "Cadillac"

Ten Years Ago

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LCF gets the dirt on Devil's Gate Dam project

LCF gets the dirt on Devil's Gate Dam project

City leaders got a clearer picture Monday of exactly how the Los Angeles County Flood Control District plans to remove 2.4 million cubic yards of sediment from Devil's Gate Dam in the next five years.

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Teen killed in rollover crash on 134 Freeway

An 18-year-old Arcadia man was killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash on the Ventura (134) Freeway in Glendale on Tuesday night, authorities said.

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Weather: Your forecast for Thursday

Weather: Your forecast for Thursday

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Weekly Previews: La Cañada football has toughest Rio Hondo League game yet

Weekly Previews: La Cañada football has toughest Rio Hondo League game yet

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

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Live: Traffic updates for your morning commute

Live: Traffic updates for your morning commute

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Numbers grow at Bob Hope Airport

Numbers grow at Bob Hope Airport

For the first time in more than six years, the number of passengers at Bob Hope Airport was up more than 5% in September, with a 5.4% increase compared with the same month last year, according to the latest statistics.

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Area tech firms boost perks to attract top talent

Area tech firms boost perks to attract top talent

How does an old-fashioned print-era company — formerly known as the Yellow Pages — attract top Westside talent to its offices in Glendale as it tries to remake itself as an online local search company? For those who live in hip parts L.A., the company now called YP has an answer it borrowed from Silicon Valley: the luxury bus, the Los Angeles Times reports. 

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Sports Roundup: Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy sweeps league tilt after winning tourney

GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL

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Glendale police investigate home burglary

Glendale police were investigating a residential burglary Tuesday evening after reports of a

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Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy girls' tennis enjoys day in Sunshine

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy's Bree Ryan reaches at the net for a return with teammate Lana Sarkisian backing her up in a Sunshine League doubles match against Notre Dame Academy at Fremont Tennis Center in Glendale on Tuesday. (Tim Berger/Staff Photographer)

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy girls' tennis enjoys day in Sunshine

GLENDALE — Years of frustration gave way to yells of elation Tuesday afternoon for the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy tennis team.

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Bell-Jeff football program moving forward

Bell-Jeff football program moving forward

It is a decision they are happy they made.

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Football previews: Burroughs vs. Arcadia; Burbank vs. Hoover

Football previews: Burroughs vs. Arcadia; Burbank vs. Hoover

BURROUGHS VS. ARCADIA

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Burroughs High girls' volleyball loses opening game but rallies to defeat Crescenta Valley

Burroughs High's Caleigh Paster spikes the ball through the block attempt of Crescenta Valley's Katie Sandoval during a Pacific League match on Tuesday. (Roger Wilson/Staff Photographer)

Burroughs High girls' volleyball loses opening game but rallies to defeat Crescenta Valley

LA CRESCENTA — The Crescenta Valley High girls’ volleyball team was able to accomplish something against Burroughs in the opening game Tuesday that it wasn’t able to do against the Indians in the entire match when the teams played earlier this season.

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818 Roundup: Burbank shooting believed to be murder-suicide; Hoover High students join fight against cancer

818 Roundup: Burbank shooting believed to be murder-suicide; Hoover High students join fight against cancer

Good morning, 818! Today is Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 82 degrees and a low of 60 degrees with mostly clear skies.

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Students join to fight cancer

Students join to fight cancer

Alabang, Philippines remains a place 15-year-old Dannah De Jesus won’t forget. That’s where she met her childhood friend, or as Dannah says, her sister.

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Glendale school district sees new enrollment trend

For the first time in more than 10 years, Glendale school officials are reporting an enrollment boost.

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Crescenta Valley Water District to hold meeting

The Crescenta Valley Water District will hold a public meeting on Nov. 12 to discuss construction of a new 8-inch water main within the community.

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Burb's Eye View: Checking out the happenings at OktoBURfest

Burb's Eye View: Checking out the happenings at OktoBURfest

This past Saturday, the city of Burbank held possibly the largest public beer tasting in its history, teaching the ale-and-lager-loving public there’s a complex spectrum to the craft-beer movement in Southern California, and Burbank may be the perfect hub to capture its hop-infused magic.

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Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club: St. Francis High football still savoring wild comeback victory

St. Francis' Avery Williams looks for a way past Cathedral's Moli Tai during an Angelus League game on Friday. (Roger Wilson/Staff Photographer)

Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club: St. Francis High football still savoring wild comeback victory

GLENDALE — The Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club, in its 72nd year, meets Tuesdays at the Elk's Lodge. The following are odds and ends from the seventh meeting of the year.

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Live: Traffic updates for your morning commute

Live: Traffic updates for your morning commute

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Op-Ed: More information on the Scholl Canyon Landfill

This is the second in a two-part Op-Ed on the Scholl Canyon Landfill.

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Shooting at storage facility believed to be attempted murder-suicide

Police believe that a shooting at a big-rig storage facility in Burbank on Monday was an attempted murder-suicide in which a husband shot his wife and later turned the handgun on himself.

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Glendale Community College women's golf trying to finish season on positive note

PASADENA — For the second consecutive season, Glendale Community College wasn’t able to field a full women’s golf team.

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Community: Disney exec named Woman of the Year

Jamie Keyser Thomas, a program manager of Los Angeles Community Engagement, which is part of The Walt Disney Co.’s Citizenship Division, will be honored as Burbank Woman of the Year for 2014.

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Community: Students design gowns for philharmonic gala

Musical and visual treats await those attending the opening night gala of the Burbank Philharmonic Orchestra's 24th concert season on Nov. 8 at the Ambassador Auditorium in Pasadena.

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News-Press Pet of the Day: Patches

Cleo, a Pet of the Day from last week, is still available for adoption.

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Leader Pets of the Day: Apollo and Stella

Get ready to meet an adorable odd couple. Apollo and Stella are bonded for life and looking for a loving, compassionate owner.

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In Theory: Spotting the morality of a parking app

The MonkeyParking smartphone app, which, in the words of a recent Los Angeles Times editorial, “allows drivers in parked cars to let others know when they are leaving parking spots — and to turn the space over to the next driver for a fee,” was recently condemned by the city of San Francisco and one Santa Monica official called the use of the program “immoral.”

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Jerome Hammonds, 24, Long Beach, was arrested Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 on suspicion of burglary and robbery. He reportedly broke into a parked car at Glendale Adventist Medical Center, where a security guard chased him down before police detained him.

Hospital security guard chases down suspected burglar

A security guard at Glendale Adventist Medical Center on Monday helped nab a 24-year-old man suspected of breaking into a car in the hospital’s parking lot by chasing the suspect on foot until police arrived, authorities said.

Glendale PTA: Red Ribbon Week 'Parent Night' meeting slated

Children whose parents talk with them regularly about drugs are 42% less likely to use drugs than teenagers whose parents don’t bring up the topic. Despite this, only a quarter of teens indicate having these conversations.

La Crescenta chase ends in arrest, minor injuries for deputy

Authorities arrested a man Monday night after a short pursuit during which his car door allegedly struck a sheriff’s deputy’s arm in La Crescenta.

A Burbank police officer waves traffic away from a long term parking area on the 3600 block of N. San Fernando Rd. where a shooting occurred on Monday, October 20, 2014. A man died at the scene and a woman was transported to a hospital, according to the Burbank Police Department.

818 Roundup: Man killed in Burbank shooting; Boyz II Men perform at the Americana

Greetings, locals! Today is Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 77 degrees with patchy fog in the daytime, and a low of 58 degrees.

A Burbank police officer waves traffic away from a long term parking area on the 3600 block of N. San Fernando Rd. where a shooting occurred on Monday, October 20, 2014. A man died at the scene and a woman was transported to a hospital, according to the Burbank Police Department.

One killed, one injured in shooting at Burbank storage facility

[UPDATE 10/20 3:54 p.m.] Police are investigating a shooting in which one man was killed and a female injured, police said.

Weekend freeway delays expected due to construction

Motorists can expect delays this weekend due to closure of the on- and off-ramps for the southbound Golden State (5) Freeway at Verdugo Avenue, state transportation officials said.

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

Glendale Community College's Chris Riley celebrates a touchdown after an interception in an American Conference Pacific Division game versus Antelope Valley College on Saturday. (Raul Roa/Staff Photographer)

Ball-hawking defense leads way for Glendale Community College football victory

GLENDALE — Behind the strength of perhaps its strongest defensive effort this season, if not ever, the Glendale Community College football team returned to both its dominant and winning ways Saturday evening.

Flintridge Prep football rallies for Prep League victory over Firebaugh, 25-21

LA CAÑADA — Navigated by the fleet feet and clutch play of junior Andrew Tsangeos, the Flintridge Prep football team founds its way to a thrilling homecoming victory Saturday night.

Becky Gross, west coast regional manager for Operation Christmas Child, and Forester's Life Insurance agent Chris Saldana fill shoeboxes with pencils, rulers and toys for children in needy countries for this year. The operation is  an annual, year-long collection through Samaritan's Purse which has sent millions of shoeboxes to children in countries such as Rawanda, Ukraine, Madagascar and Mongolia.

818 Roundup: Fundraiser benefits children worldwide; Local baker opens new restaurant

Good morning, 818 readers! We hope you all had a terrific weekend. Today is Monday, October 20, 2014. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 75 degrees and a low of 56 with patchy fog throughout the day.

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