St. Francis-La Canada boys' basketball

The St. Francis High boys' basketball team celebrates after beating La Cañada in a CIF-SS Division III-A semifinal game played at Maranatha High in Pasadena on Friday. (Tim Berger/Staff Photographer) (February 28, 2014)

Good morning readers. Today is Monday, March 2. As you shake off the weekend and settle back into work, check out these headlines from around the area: 

The visiting Golden Knights trailed for the better part of 2 1/2 quarters versus Foothill Blvd.-rival La Cañada in a city showdown that didn’t just promise the winner bragging rights, but also a berth in the CIF Southern Section Division III-A championship. Glendale News-Press

A life insurance agent testified that she spoke to a 34-year-old Glendale man — who is accused of killing his estranged boyfriend — about the couple’s policies the day before he was found dead. Glendale News-Press

Two explosive devices were found in a Burbank home during a search by Burbank police detectives. Burbank Leader

A Burbank police officer has agreed to plead guilty to one count of making false statements to federal investigators during a probe into an alleged scheme involving his girlfriend and her estranged husband. Burbank Leader 

The body of a man found on the Foothill (210) Freeway in Pasadena early Wednesday was identified as 40-year-old La Cañada Flintridge resident Jeremy Hill, according to the county coroner's office. La Cañada Valley Sun 

Walt Disney Co. said it will stop financial support for Boy Scouts-related organizations beginning next year because of the Scouts' policy banning adult leaders who are gay. Los Angeles Times 

-- Dan Evans, dan.evans@latimes.com 

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