Sports Roundup: Glendale High tennis notches Pacific League win

GIRLS’ TENNIS

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Crescenta Valley High boys' water polo sinks La Serna in overtime

PASADENA — Grasping a precarious one-goal lead with 29 seconds to play, Crescenta Valley High’s boys’ water polo team simply could not hold on to victory thanks to a dramatic steal and score by La Serna with but five seconds left in regulation.

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Football previews: Burbank vs. Crescenta Valley; Burroughs vs. Muir

Football previews: Burbank vs. Crescenta Valley; Burroughs vs. Muir

BURBANK VS. CRESCENTA VALLEY

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Burbank High girls' volleyball outlasts Crescenta Valley in four

Burbank High's Sara Treadway hits the ball to keep it in play against Crescenta Valley in a Pacific League girls' volleyball match at Crescenta Valley High on Tuesday. (Tim Berger/Staff Photographer)

Crescenta Valley High girls' volleyball can't complete comeback versus Burbank

LA CRESCENTA — Another sample of what should be a very exciting and competitive race for a Pacific League girls’ volleyball postseason spot played out Tuesday afternoon between two of the league’s stronger competitors.

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La Cañada High girls' tennis still can't get by San Marino

SAN MARINO — Both the La Cañada High girls’ tennis coach and his counterpart at San Marino shuffled their lineup for their first Rio Hondo League meeting of the season Tuesday.

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Crescenta Valley High girls' golf places fourth in league match

ALHAMBRA — Through the first four Pacific League matches, the Crescenta Valley High girls’ golf team finished no worse than third place.

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Social-media bill dealing with student activity signed into law

Social-media bill dealing with student activity signed into law

Students' public posts on social media collected by school officials must be discarded within a year after a student leaves the district and parents must be notified that school officials are analyzing social-media posts under a new law signed by Gov. Jerry Brown Monday.

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Nonprofit drops suit against city, IKEA

Nonprofit drops suit against city, IKEA

A nonprofit that sued Burbank and IKEA earlier this year, claiming the city had not prepared an adequate environmental impact report for the retailer's massive expansion project, has agreed to dismiss its suit.

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Five to vie for Glendale's open school board seat

Five to vie for Glendale's open school board seat

Glendale school officials released the names of the five candidates looking to be appointed to the school board this week following school board member Mary Boger's resignation due to illness.

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City of Glendale up for Eddy award for business-friendly climate

Glendale was recently named as a finalist for an Eddy award, which recognizes cities in Los Angeles County that create a business-friendly climate through local programs.

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Drayman's payments lowered

Former Councilman John Drayman's monthly $1,000 restitution payments to the victims he embezzled from were reduced by more than half after financial evaluators showed he wasn't earning much income, though a Los Angeles Superior Court Judge told him this week that he should be looking for more work.

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Drug take-back event in Burbank yields 250 pounds

Authorities collected more than 250 pounds of medications and 17 pounds of syringes at a drug take-back event on Saturday, police said.

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Burbank on Parade goes West

Burbank is getting ready to roll back the clocks for next year's Burbank on Parade in April as the theme travels back to a bygone era of cow pokes, cattle rustlers and steam locomotives.

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Program to offer course on leadership

The Burbank Neighborhood Leadership program is seeking applicants for its latest five-month course, which teaches residents leadership skills and introduces them to city departments, local nonprofits and local businesses.

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Family and friends gather for memorials to honor last year's car crash victims

Family and friends gather for memorials to honor last year's car crash victims

Friends and family members gathered on Sunday to remember the five young people who lost their lives in a fiery car wreck in Burbank last September.

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Community: Maestro builds orchestra for the future

Community: Maestro builds orchestra for the future

Glendale music lovers are banding together to create a new orchestra that will play at venues throughout Southern California and perform genres from rock to Rachmaninoff.

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Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club: St. Francis football continues to pile up big numbers

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 fourth meeting of the year.

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News-Press pet of the day: Europa

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

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Burb's Eye View: The pumpkin glut can only mean one thing

My local Trader Joe’s has once again transformed into a purveyor of all things pumpkin. It’s as if the Pumpkin Innards Fairy launched itself from its pumpkin patch, gathering the masses of discarded jack-o’-lantern glop to insert them into every baked good, coffee product and scented candle she can find.

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On the Town: Supporters gather for Realtors' charitable auction

While the parking lot adjacent to the red-brick-walled building at 2006 W. Magnolia Blvd. is just about as inconspicuous as a parking lot can be, it took on a very different look as it was transformed into a western ranch as the Burbank Assn. of Realtors staged its annual Community Service Foundation auction this past Thursday evening.

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Patsy is a 2-year-old West Highland white terrier mix up for adoption.

Leader pet of the day: Patsy

There's cute and then, there's super cute. Patsy is super cute. She is a 2-year-old West Highland white terrier mix with fun, perky ears and a lively coat.

A 46-year-old Arleta woman was arrested Monday night after police reportedly discovered methamphetamine in her car with her four children in the parking lot of the Logix Federal Credit Union in Burbank.

Woman arrested for possession of drugs with children in car

A 46-year-old Arleta woman was arrested Monday night after police reportedly discovered methamphetamine in her car with her four children, police said.

In Theory: Reflections on 'What's it all for?'

The British Humanist Assn. recently began a poster campaign in the London Underground offering a daily “Thought for the Commute,” not only to garner attention for the association, but also to get commuters to ponder the meaning of life.

Matt and Stephanie Weber, from left, Bob and Julie Turner, and Allison and Jeff Carmeck enjoy the festivities at the Wine and Food Tasting.

The Valley Line: Annual wine, food tasting event attracts hundreds

It was a spectacular autumn afternoon on Sunday, when more than 800 people came to Memorial Park to sip fine wines and sample gourmet foods at the 12th annual Wine and Gourmet Food Tasting and premium wine auction event. The gathering was sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of La Cañada, Le Petit Vendome, La Cañada Flintridge Educational Foundation Endowment Fund and the La Cañada Flintridge Chamber of Commerce.

Hikers rescued near La Crescenta

Two stranded hikers were airlifted from the side of a cliff near La Crescenta on Monday night, authorities said.

Two die in motorcycle crash during CHP pursuit

Two die in motorcycle crash during CHP pursuit

Two people died in a motorcycle crash on the Ventura (134) Freeway Monday night while they were being chased by the California Highway Patrol, authorities said.

Circus Vargas will be returning to Burbank this October.

818 Roundup: Circus Vargas to return to Burbank; Brothers arrested for pot sales

Good morning, locals! Today is Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 81 degrees and a low of 61.

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

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 Tuesday

IAMX frontman Chris Corner (formerly of the Sneaker Pimps) begins an October residency at the club Complex in Glendale.

IAMX turns a Corner at Complex

"It's going to be a different show each night," says IAMX (pronounced "I Am X") frontman Chris Corner, speaking about the four Sunday evening performances at Complex in Glendale that are scheduled to begin Oct. 7. These will be IAMX's first local shows since they sold out the Henry Fonda Theatre in May 2013.

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