LCF chamber says to local business leaders, Let's Connect!

The La Canada Flintridge Chamber of Commerce invites interested business owners and operators to participate in this month’s Let’s Connect meeting at 8 a.m. Tuesday at the La Canada Flintridge Library.

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La Cañada hears sound advice

When city staff sat down at the beginning of the year to discuss consolidating chapters of La Cañada's municipal code pertaining to noise for ease of reference, Helga Ohannesian saw her chance and took it.

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Around Town: Coffee is a hard habit to break

I promised to write more about Bestia, but my regimen with Equinox trainer Mike Padgett is finally showing results, which is why Stumptown Coffee is a better choice than Bestia.

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Thoughts from Dr. Joe: A deeper look at the Kobani dilemma

I was a hawk, raised by members of the greatest generation, but the Vietnam War cured me of that infliction. I understand the precipitous nature of war and if you’re a good student of history, the ills of capitulation are readily discernible. The prosecution of war teeters on the razor’s edge; it’s the thin red line dividing disaster from calamity. Regardless of which side you fall on, we’re reminded of Plato’s quote, “Only the dead have seen the end of war.”

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 Reflection in the garden

Reflection in the garden

With days packed full of errands, obligations and events, finding the time to reflect on the direction and wider meaning of one's own life often tends to get pushed to the back burner.

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Man arrested on suspicion of trying to rob a Burbank bank

A 32-year-old man suspected of attempting to rob a Burbank bank this week was arrested on Wednesday, police said.

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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

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"

Ten Years Ago

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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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London Rose Claxton, 2 of Glendale, carries a small pumpkin she liked at the La Crescenta Pumpkin Patch on Foothill at Briggs in La Crescenta on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013.

Weather: Your forecast for Thursday

La Canada's quarterback Kevin McGowin drops back for a pass against Rio Hondo Prep in a non-league football game at La Canada High School on Thursday, September 25, 2014.

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.

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

With a waning gibbous moon as backdrop in the morning sky, a Southwest Airlines passenger plane takes off from Burbank's Bob Hope Airport on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014.

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.

A service operated by RidePal and sponsored by YP can shuttle as many as 40 commuters from Venice, Mar Vista and West Los Angeles to Glendale.

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. 

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

GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL

Glendale police investigate home burglary

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

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.

Bell-Jeff football program moving forward

It is a decision they are happy they made.

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

BURROUGHS VS. ARCADIA

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