Paul Hartley Sr. gives driving directions to his son "Butch," behind the wheel of a hand-crafted, pint-sized "Cadillac" in October 1954. Also along for the ride is neighbor Vicki McNally.

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

Ten Years Ago

On Monday, Oct. 20, La Cañada Flintridge city leaders were briefed on exactly how, in the next five years, the Los Angeles County Flood Control District plans to remove 2.4 million cubic yards of sediment from Devil's Gate Dam, pictured on Feb. 28, 2014.

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.

Teen dies 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.

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.

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

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.

Burbank police officers talk behind yellow tape at a storage facility for RVs 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: 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.

Runners participate in the 24-hr. American Cancer Society's Relay for Life event at Scholl Canyon Park in Glendale on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014.

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.

Glendale school district sees new enrollment trend

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

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.

Wearing a colorful Dirndl dress, Stacey Orcutt of West Hollywood samples the beer at the 2nd annual Downtown Burbank OktoBURfest on San Fernando Rd. in Burbank on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014.

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.

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.

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

A worker keeps an eye on incoming vehicles while a bulldozer works trash into the Scholl Canyon landfill on Saturday, October 25, 2008.

Op-Ed: More information on the Scholl Canyon Landfill

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

Burbank police officers talk behind yellow tape at a storage facility for RVs 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.

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.

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.

Jamie Keyser Thomas will be honored as Zonta Club's Burbank Woman of the Year on Nov. 1 at the Castaway Restaurant.

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.

Jean Marinelli, left, French horn musician with the Burbank Philharmonic Orchestra, is measured for a gown by Wayne Kastning, Woodbury University adjunct fashion design instructor, and student designer Jenine Juri.

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.

Patches(A366057) is a 2-year-old calico shorthair looking for a new home.

News-Press Pet of the Day: Patches

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

Apollo, a 1.5-year-old brown Chihuahua, and Stella, a 9-year-old Labrador mix, are looking for their new home.

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.

On Larchmont between Beverly and 1st, the parking meters accept credit cards. An app lets drivers sell off public parking spots.

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.”

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.

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