#818Spotlight: Nature's watching

#818Spotlight: Nature's watching

Submitted by Hannah Ellis, taken while walking through the Oakwood complex.

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UFC 184 Preview: 'Day has come' for Ronda Rousey to face Cat Zingano

UFC 184 Preview: 'Day has come' for Ronda Rousey to face Cat Zingano

Sometime after 9 p.m. on Saturday, under the bright lights of the Staples Center in Los Angeles, “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey will finally put her stone cold stare on “Alpha” Cat Zingano.

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UFC 184 Preview: Ellenberger planning to finish Koscheck

UFC 184 Preview: Ellenberger planning to finish Koscheck

Questions about Saturday night presenting a must-win situation for Jake “The Juggernaut” Ellenberger are coming at him left and right.

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College Update: Rodriguez shines in first CSUN start

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

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The Focused Student: How to win the daily homework showdown

Last month I introduced “The Focused Student” and I must say the response has been positive. Thanks for taking the time to read this column. I know you want to help your kids, and I hope my ideas will be useful.

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Around Town: Learning a language isn't the same as speaking it

Applying to college? Now that we've discussed the advantages of being multilingual, it's time to take another look at the issue.

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Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Seeking answers during a Texas visit

Davy Crockett, as a congressman from Tennessee, lost his third bid for the office to a man with a wooden leg.

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Girl Scouts hide golden tickets

Girl Scouts hide golden tickets

In celebration of National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend and the 40th anniversary of the Samoa cookie, Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles is hiding golden tickets on select boxes of Samoas Girl Scout cookies somewhere in the Greater Los Angeles area this Saturday only. Those who find a golden ticket will win either a one-month or one-year supply of free Girl Scout cookies, according to a news release.

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818 Roundup: Glendale Fire Chief accepts top post in Seattle; Ruling favors comfort-women statue

Good morning, 818! Today is Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 73 degrees and a low of 51 degrees with patchy fog throughout the day, according to the National Weather Service.

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Live: Traffic updates for your morning commute

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A rainbow appears above Deukmejian Wilderness Park on Monday, February 23, 2015 after a rainstorm starts to move out of the area.

Weather: Your forecast for Thursday

Josie Brock and the Crescenta Valley High girls' basketball team got past San Clemente on Wednesday.

Defense carries Crescenta Valley High girls' basketball to upset of San Clemente

LA CRESCENTA — It took three timeouts in less than a minute in the first half before the Crescenta Valley High girls’ basketball team finally got the message. Then the Falcons began to execute defensively en route to pulling off an upset in the CIF Southern Section Division I-AA playoffs Wednesday night.

DreamWorks Animation has sold its 13-acre campus in Glendale, only to lease it back from an undisclosed buyer as part of a financial restructuring effort.

DreamWorks Animation to sell Glendale campus, then sign lease

DreamWorks Animation has announced it sold its 13-acre campus in Glendale this week, only to lease it back from an undisclosed buyer as part of a financial restructuring effort.

Teens from the Daos Children's Center in Mombasa, Kenya, enjoy bikes they received last summer from Bikes 4 Orphans, a charitable organization started in 2013 by St. Francis High School student Sebouh Bazikian.

Group's charity event aims to donate bikes to orphans

In 2012, St. Francis High School’s Sebouh Bazikian made a promise to raise $5,000 to provide orphans in Kenya with bicycles that would get them to school safely and potentially change their lives forever.

The annual Founders Day celebration in Montrose was canceled due to rain on Sunday, but Montrose Bakery & Cafe owner Henry Baeza still handed out slices of cake to those who stopped by.

Weather postpones Montrose Founders Day event

Montrose recently turned 102, but the annual Founders Day event to celebrate the more than century-old community was postponed due to rain on Sunday.

Second-half stumble leads to playoff loss for Flintridge Prep boys' soccer

LA CAÑADA — Protecting a one-goal lead with about 22 minutes remaining in regulation time didn’t figure to be an easy assignment for the Flintridge Prep boys’ soccer team.

La Cañada's Nicholas Pereira drives with the ball against Desert Mirage in a CIF playoff boys soccer match at La Cañada High School on Wednesday, February 25, 2015.

Second-round win for La Cañada boys' soccer against Desert Mirage is reality

LA CAÑADA — With his team trailing by one goal in its CIF Southern Section Division VI second-round boys’ soccer match against Desert Mirage High, La Cañada Coach Alex Harrison was blunt with his team at halftime.

GUSD's expulsion and suspension rates decline

Two years after state lawmakers mandated that school districts reduce their number of suspensions and expulsions, Glendale Unified educators continue to explore ways to intervene when students express negative behaviors at school.

Crescenta Valley Briefs: CVHS presents musical 'Hello, Dolly!'; Upcoming chamber mixer

Crescenta Valley High School will present the musical “Hello, Dolly,” this weekend in the school’s auditorium.

This view, taken at the gate to the "Mesa Lila Extension" looks directly up into Henderson Canyon. The extension is a short fire road beginning where the paved section of Mesa Lila Road ends in Whiting Woods. It is mostly level and about 0.5 miles long, according to Marc Stirdivant of the city of Glendale.

Verdugo Views: Community effort helped save Whiting Woods

Back in 1979, a Whiting Woods homeowner went to a Glendale City Council meeting and handed over a check for $27,000.

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