Man dies after jumping off Burbank freeway overpass

[UPDATE 8:35 a.m.] Southbound lanes of the Golden State (5) Freeway were closed Tuesday morning after a man jumped off the Magnolia Boulevard overpass onto the freeway in Burbank, police said.

Film Review: An American story from the director of 'Amelie'

The title character in “The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet” often tells people he's an orphan. In truth, he isn't ... but the film about him is (or might as well be).

<p>JPL Boy Scout Troop 509 participating on the Mt. Whitney climb included, bottom row from left, Tom Andrews, David Haxton; middle row, from left, Miles Haxton, Cory Hill, Joe Kunkle, Ian Kunkle, Jack Andrews, Osa Adler, Annemarie Kunkle, Elizabeth Olejarczyk, Ying Lin, Eric Lin, Nan Yu, Corwin Hill. Top row, Grant McComb, Jerzy Grabiec.</p>

Along the Scouting Trail: JPL-sponsored Scouts take camping trips

Camping in the Rocky Mountains, scaling Mt. Whitney and enjoying swimming and sailing activities on Catalina Island have occupied members of Boy Scout Troop 509 this summer. The troop is sponsored by Jet Propulsion Laboratory and is known for its outdoor activities.

<p>In this file photo, golfers tee off during the&nbsp;Crescenta Ca&ntilde;ada Golf Classic at La Ca&ntilde;ada Country Club.</p>

Golf Classic to tee off on Aug. 17

The Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Support Group and the La Cañada Flintridge Chamber of Commerce will present the 32nd Annual Crescenta Cañada Golf Classic on Monday, Aug.17 at La Cañada Flintridge Country Club. An 11:30 a.m. lunch precedes the 1 p.m. tee-off time.

Bingo event slated at Holy Redeemer

American Legion Post 288 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1614 will co-sponsor their fourth annual Community Bingo Night on Friday, Aug. 14 in Healy Hall at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, 2361 Del Mar Road, Montrose. The event gets underway at 6 p.m.

News-Press Cartoon: Where the streets need to be repaved

News-Press Cartoon: Where the streets need to be repaved

While the Glendale City Council approved a $1.84-million contract for the Glendale Narrows Riverwalk project, cartoonist Bert Ring thinks there are more pressing needs for motorists.

<p>The terminus of the 710 Freeway at Valley Boulevard in Alhambra, as picture on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010.</p>

Comment window coming to a close for proposed 710 Freeway extension project environmental report

The opportunity for the public to comment on the Draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact on the SR-710 North will end Wednesday, closing a five-month comment window.

<p>The deadline for candidates who wish to run for one of two seats on the La Ca&ntilde;ada&nbsp;Unified School District board is Friday, Aug. 7, at 5 p.m.</p>

Deadline approaches for school board candidates

The deadline for candidates wishing to run for one of two seats on the La Cañada Unified School District Governing Board is next Friday, Aug. 7, at 5 p.m.

<p>At the city of Burbank's National Night Out in Aug. 2013, Burbank resident Sarah Edward tries on some SWAT gear that&nbsp;Lt. Adam Cornilis, then a sergeant, wears when needed. This year, Burbank and the&nbsp;city of Glendale will be hosting their own National Night Out events Tuesday, Aug. 4.</p>

Local police host National Night Out events

Glendale and Burbank police officials are hosting a series of events Tuesday evening to celebrate National Night Out, a family-friendly event organized to strengthen community relationships with law enforcement.

<p>Glendale Fighting Club's Ronda Rousey knocked out Bethe Correia in 34 seconds Saturday night in Brazil to successfully defend her UFC women's bantamweight title.</p>

818 Roundup: Rousey defeats Correia; Glendale athlete killed in Armenia

Good morning, 818! Today is Monday, August 3, 2015. Temperatures for today are forecasted to reach a high of 88 and a low of 66, according to the National Weather Service.

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