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.
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.
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.
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.
Have you ever thought about the word “do”? My advice is don’t. The word “do” is one of the bugbears of English that make our language incredibly difficult to master — for nonnative speakers and even for people born into the English-speaking world. Almost no one fully understands “do.” The people who use it correctly do so through osmosis, not understanding.
This week, I attended my youngest son’s spring dance at his elementary school. After 12 spring dances (counting my oldest son’s tenure), this was my final one.
City officials for the past few months spent time either defending or decrying — depending on which bureaucrat was doing the talking — the apparently clueless installation of diagonal crosswalks at a single intersection in Montrose. Thankfully, since the crosswalks at Honolulu Avenue and Ocean View Boulevard were removed and the traffic lights re-timed under public pressure this week, that controversy can fade into everyone’s memories.
Although it took some hemming and hawing, Burbank Unified Supt. Jan Britz on Friday ultimately came to the right conclusion: It’s OK to alter policy and allow military sashes to be worn over graduation gowns by students who have enlisted in the armed forces.
Zane Johnson is a healthy and strapping 31-year-old guy who is spending Memorial Day weekend as a hospital patient. And if that isn’t surreal enough, they’re also paying him to be there.
Bert Ring on the upcoming Memorial Day holiday.
Jerry McQueen lives in Sherman Oaks, but he was in downtown Burbank enjoying a bite to eat Monday while watching Carla Buffa sing and play guitar at a spot he recommended at the corner of San Fernando Boulevard and Palm Court — the pedestrian area that was formerly part of Palm Avenue.
One of the items on my bucket list is to travel to the barbecue capitals of the USA, learning the nuances between regional BBQ styles. I want to know the real difference between Kansas City, Memphis, Carolina and Texas barbecue. Until that day comes, I'll be satisfied with the Texas barbecue found at the Pit Brothers Smoked BBQ in Burbank.
Burbank resident Sally Hallada loved music when she was younger and played saxophone in a number of concert bands growing up, including the New Jersey State Jazz Ensemble. However, at some point, she put the instrument on a shelf and eventually got rid of it.
A developer is looking to replace a gym on Colorado Street with a Holiday Inn down the street from a series of older hotels and motels that a city official hopes could be inspired by the new project to upgrade their own buildings.
818 Roundup: La Cañada to purchase recycled water from Glendale; Burbank school board reverses course on graduation sash
Good morning, 818! Today is Saturday, May 23, 2015. Temperatures for today are forecasted to reach a high of 70 degrees and a low of 56 degrees with patchy fog in the evening, according to the National Weather Service.
BURBANK — For a team that doesn't have any seniors, the Providence High baseball team made some strides this season.
When Andrei Arlovski was preparing for his previous Ultimate Fighting Championship bout, he was doing so while residing in the welcoming confines of Travis Browne’s home.
GLENDALE — A one-out single from catcher Cole Pilar in the seventh inning delivered the Flintridge Prep baseball team a come-from-behind 4-3 victory over visiting Ventura Foothill Tech in Friday’s first round of the CIF Southern Section Division VI playoffs at the Glendale Sports Complex.
GLENDALE — Following seven innings of brilliance on the mound, Crescenta Valley High’s Brian Gadsby did what he always does.
Not content to let city trees die amid state mandates banning the use of potable water for street medians, La Cañada Flintridge is securing truckloads of recycled water from the city of Glendale to get the job done.
In commemoration of the Americans who’ve died in service to the country, Burbank will host a Memorial Day service Monday at 11 a.m. at McCambridge Park.
A 17-year old Burroughs High senior received tentative approval to wear a U.S. Air Force sash during her graduation, a reversal of district policy that forbids wearing honors unrelated to school during the ceremony.
A city staffer and members of the Historic Preservation Commission were divided this week on the issue of whether a proposed outdoor stairway that’s part of a rehabilitation project for the former Masonic Temple should be left open or covered.
First- and second-grade students serenaded their fellow classmates and parents at John Marshall Elementary School Friday morning with patriotic songs such as “You’re a Grand Old Flag” and “This Land is Your Land” during the school’s annual Memorial Day assembly.
Drops of rain fell in Burbank the day before Danielle Granados passed away, but her spirit will live on through a new garden at Disney Elementary School, where she was a second-grader.
Frank is a 10-year-old, black-and-brown, smooth-coated Chihuahua and miniature Pinscher mix.
Well... hello, Betty. You sweet li’l thing, you. You've got 12 years under your belt and seek an owner who is compassionate and loving.
Since 2004, Julie Hoppe has been a staple among the coaching ranks at Hoover High.
A Glendale man was arrested this week for allegedly sexually assaulting a boy in the dressing-room area of the Rose Bowl Aquatic Center in Pasadena, police said.
Unemployment rates in Glendale and Burbank dipped slightly last month with leisure and hospitality as well as professional and business services driving most of the job gains across Los Angeles County, according to the latest labor report.