Historic season comes to end for Flintridge Prep boys' volleyball squad

Throughout the season, the members of the Flintridge Prep boys’ volleyball team reached plenty of milestone moments.

<p>Two dogs play at Johnny Carson Park during the Best Friends Animal Society's spring pet adoption in 2007. Based on public feedback, Johnny Carson Park South is the preferred site for an off-leash dog park in Burbank.</p>

Public prefers Johnny Carson Park South as future site of dog park

The results are in following a series of public meetings this spring about a potential off-leash dog park in Burbank, and one site fetched an overwhelming share of support from residents who attended.

<p>Burbank Community YMCA honored its supporters and partners at an annual meeting Wednesday, May 20, 2015.</p>

YMCA fetes its volunteers

The Burbank Community YMCA recently honored several local volunteers, including Burbank High School junior Moah Pollas.

Negotiations for site of proposed airport terminal leaves several businesses up in the air

Burbank and Bob Hope Airport officials are hashing out a date for a joint, televised public meeting, likely in June, to discuss each party’s proposal for an agreement on a 14-gate replacement terminal at the airfield.

Caltrans to host open house to discuss Golden State (5) Freeway project

The California Department of Transportation will host an open house in Burbank from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday to discuss an ongoing project on the Golden State (5) Freeway.

Auto theft suspect taken into custody

A 31-year-old Glendale resident was arrested Friday on suspicion of stealing a vehicle and drug possession, said Glendale police.

Flintridge Prep baseball utilizes huge first inning to rout Desert Christian

LANCASTER — While there may not have been a scoreboard present at Lancaster’s Rawley Duntley Park, there was no denying the opening-inning wallop delivered by the visiting Flintridge Prep baseball team.

Ledesma, Gadsby lead Crescenta Valley High baseball to CIF quarterfinals

MISSION VIEJO – Crescenta Valley High sophomore catcher Kewin Ledesma came up huge at the right time.

Woman accused of driving stolen car

A 43-year-old woman was arrested Monday evening after allegedly driving a stolen car containing stolen packages and methamphetamine, police said.

Affordable-housing project unanimously approved

The city will partially fund a six-unit affordable-housing project to be built by Habitat for Humanity, making it the ninth such development in Glendale.

<p>Bellarmine-Jefferson High students Cindy Castillo, the salutatorian of the class of 2015, and James Christopher Armas make their way up the aisle after officially graduating during the school's commencement ceremony at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles on Saturday, May 23, 2015.</p>

Bell-Jeff graduation highlights faith

In his homily reflecting on Saint Paul the Apostle’s two-year imprisonment, Msgr. Sabato Pilato, superintendent of high schools for the Los Angeles Archdiocese, called on the Bellarmine-Jefferson High School Class of 2015 to remain courageous as they transition into the next chapter of their lives.

<p>The Crescenta Vally High School Air Force Junior ROTC Honor Guard conducts the POW/MIA table ceremony during the city of Burbank's Memorial Day ceremony.</p>

Burbank gathers to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice

As the Burbank Community Band played the “Armed Forces Medley,” veterans stood when the anthem for their military branch was played during a Memorial Day ceremony Monday at the war memorial at McCambridge Park.

Pedestrian struck by car near Crescenta Valley High School

A 20-year-old pedestrian was struck by a car near Crescenta Valley High School Tuesday afternoon, officials said.

<p>Foothill Civitan fashion show models and friends are, front row from left, Jill Benz and Jacquie Rudell; back row from left, Linda Colley, Liz Kenney, mistress of ceremonies Janet Jordan, Susan Fekety and Andy Lopez.&nbsp;</p>

Community: Foothill Civitans greet spring in style

Family and friends filled the Pickwick Gardens Royal Ballroom recently for the Foothill Civitan Club’s 31st annual fashion show luncheon.

<p>Titus is a 2-year-old, male, white-and-gray, Siberian husky mix available for adoption.</p>

News-Press Pet of the Day: Titus

Einstein (A374797) and Frank (A377345), two Pets of the Day from last week, are both still available.

Community: Road Kings toast 63rd year with cherry colas

Burbank Road Kings car club is planning to have a 63rd anniversary party from 3 to 9 p.m. on June 6 at Bob’s Big Boy in Toluca Lake.

Community: Art show benefits Family Service

Burbank artists Alice Asmar, Nan Rae and Ton Warburton will be highlighted in a showing of more than 100 original works during an art auction and “Rooftop Dinner,” hosted by Cartoon Network Studios on June 5.

Community: Memorial service for dear friend

Just a reminder that a memorial service is planned for Rose Essick beginning at 1 p.m. on Saturday at the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood, 1760 N. Gower St., Hollywood.

In Theory: What can be done about the decline in religiosity?

In Theory: What can be done about the decline in religiosity?

The latest study by the Pew Research Center shows that the United States is less Christian than it used to be, and that fewer Americans are choosing to identify with any particular religion.

Checkpoint yields 15 arrests for DUI, unlicensed driving and possession of drugs, handgun

Checkpoint yields 15 arrests for DUI, unlicensed driving and possession of drugs, handgun

A sobriety checkpoint conducted in Glendale Friday night yielded 15 arrests, just one of which was for drinking and driving, officials said.

<p>Glendale Police Explorer Harut Bandikyan salutes after laying a rose at the war memorial outside Glendale City Hall during a Memorial Day commemoration event on Monday.</p>

Veterans' sacrifices honored in Glendale

Retired Maj. Gen. Mark MacCarley recalled officiating at funerals for service members who had died in uniform as he spoke at a Memorial Day event at the war memorial outside Glendale City Hall.

<p>Glendale Supt. Richard Sheehan during a 2013 graduation ceremoney. (File Photo)</p>

GUSD superintendent expected to leave district

Glendale Supt. Richard Sheehan is expected to accept a job to head up the troubled Covina-Valley Unified School District this evening. 

<p>A collision allegedly caused by two street racers resulted in one vehicle catching on fire on Brand Boulevard near Maple Street.</p>

Vehicle catches on fire after collision allegedly caused by street racing

A street-racing crash reported Tuesday morning closed the northbound lanes of Brand Boulevard near Maple Street, police said.

Crescenta Valley remembers lives lost

Crescenta Valley remembers lives lost

More than 100 people paid tribute to fallen soldiers at Two Strike Park Monday morning where a Vietnam veteran told those in attendance that the purpose of Memorial Day was to honor the 1.3 million people who have died in combat — a more sobering holiday than others dedicated to celebrating America’s veterans and independence.

Johar the female Jaguar walks around the new jaguar habitat at the Los Angeles Zoo that opened Friday, May 22, 2015. Guests can now see the jaguars like never before, with large windows where one can get a close-up view of the "near threatened" cats.

Photo Gallery: L.A. Zoo opens new Jaguar habitat

The Los Angeles Zoo opened its new jaguar habitat on Friday, May 22, 2015. A part of the rain-forest exhibit, the habitat is home to three jaguars. 

<p>Carla Buffa performs near the Gap Outlet store in downtown Burbank on May 18. It was Buffa's first time performing there, but the area has become a hotspot for street performers, some of whom have drawn the ire of nearby business managers who have complained about the volume of their performances.</p>

818 Roundup: Street performers draw ire of some downtown Burbank businesses; New Holiday Inn proposed in Glendale

Good morning, 818! Today is Monday, May 25, 2015. Happy Memorial Day. Temperatures for today are forecasted to reach a high of 76 degrees and a low of 56 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.

Glendale Fighting Club's Browne on wrong end of slugfest with Arlovski

In what is likely to go down as one of the wildest rounds, if not fights, in Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight history, Travis “Hapa” Browne had the misfortune of being on the wrong side of the thrilling bout.

Flintridge Prep's Weiss, St. Francis' Foster win CIF Southern Section track and field titles

Flintridge Prep's Weiss, St. Francis' Foster win CIF Southern Section track and field titles

NORWALK — While the CIF Southern Section Track and Field Championships proved once again unkind to the majority of area athletes, there were a few one-of-a-kind efforts that led the way.

<p><span class="text"> Burroughs High's Kent Troung clears the bar in the boys' pole vault at the CIF Southern Section Track and Field Championships at Cerritos College in Norwalk on Saturday.</span></p>

Burbank, Burroughs track and field conclude seasons at CIF Southern Section finals

NORWALK – For the city of Burbank, the end of the high school track and field season came at the CIF Southern Section Divisional Finals at Cerritos College on Saturday afternoon.

<p>Members of Boy Scout Troop 398, clockwise from top left, Eric Han, Felix Park, Michael Park, Dean Wyrzykowski, Thomas Rhee and Suraj Patel all recently achieved the rank of Eagle Scout.</p>

Six Scouts earn Eagle Scout rank

Don Yoon (“Eric”) Han, Felix Park, Michael Jihoon Park, Suraj Jayesh Patel, Thomas Rhee Jr. and Dean Wyrzykowski, all members of La Cañada Boy Scout Troop 398, will be feted at a Court of Honor that will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday, May 24 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1830 Foothill Blvd. A reception will follow the ceremony.

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