Thoughts from Dr. Joe: It's good to know the bear necessities

Bears! They're everywhere in La Cañada, stopping traffic on the 210, eating pumpkins on Viro Road and dining on trash at Baptiste Way. They've even caused lockdown situations at Paradise Canyon Elementary and Saint Francis High. It's typical of human imagination to create catastrophe regarding that which is least known.

Around Town: Let's sit down and do the math on Sagebrush

Common Core, for all its foibles, is the most misunderstood yet most effective method to comprehend the Glendale Unified School District's $23-million demand to resolve the Sagebrush dilemma.

Glendale High's Manuk Piloyan takes an unsuccessful shot on goal versus multiple in a CIF-SS Div. IV semifinal game versus Cerritos High at Cerritos College on Wednesday. Glendale ended its season with an 11-4 loss. (Raul Roa/Staff Photographer)

Glendale High boys' water polo stopped by Cerritos in semifinals

NORWALK — Whether or not the most successful era in the history of the Glendale High boys’ water polo program ended Wednesday evening won’t really be known until next season.

A man was shot multiple times outside a Glendale residence Wednesday, sustaining non-life-threatening injuries, according to Glendale police.

818 Roundup: Suspect arrested in Glendale shooting; Attempted car thieves thwarted

Good morning, 818! It's Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 71 degrees and a low of 54 degrees with a 20% chance of showers in the evening.

Lizzy Brookey, left, and Emma Kupershmidt, both 14, hold up signs for the Crescenta Valley High School Prom Plus fundraising boutique at St. Luke's of the Mountains Episcopal Church in La Crescenta on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014.

Vendor sales boost Prom Plus fundraiser

Lance and Terri Tucker have made pit stops at swap meets and flea markets a tradition for more than 20 years. It’s no surprise their daughters, 18-year-old Kiriahna and 16-year-old Poni, tag along.

Crescenta Valley Briefs: CV Town Council meeting; SAT exam practice

The Crescenta Valley Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20 at the Crescenta Valley Library, 2809 Foothill Blvd., La Crescenta.

Three men attempting to steal cars from CarMax in Burbank on Wednesday had to flee on foot after the car they crashed through the showroom window to gain entry blocked them from driving any cars away, police said.

Attempted car thieves thwarted by own vehicle

Three men attempting to steal cars from CarMax in Burbank Wednesday morning had to flee on foot after the car they crashed through the showroom window to gain entry blocked them from driving any cars away, police said.

A pedestrian was hospitalized with unknown injuries after being struck by a car at the intersection of Glenoaks Boulevard and Highland Avenue in Glendale Wednesday, police said.

Vehicle strikes, injures pedestrian

A pedestrian was hospitalized with unknown injuries after being struck by a car in Glendale Wednesday, police said.

Bus service may ease I-5 worries

As road construction continues on the Golden State (5) Freeway, expanded bus service closing the “transit gap” between the cities of Burbank, Glendale and Pasadena could ease traffic impacts in the region, local officials say.

La Cañada school board meets over GUSD's Sagebrush pitch

Still reeling from sticker shock after receiving a $23-million proposal from Glendale Unified for the transfer of Sagebrush students to La Cañada Unified, backers of the move are hoping for the best but planning for the worst.

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