<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.

Read On: There's an app for angry mobs

All anyone wanted to talk about this week was the story of the Dentist and the Lion. Sounds like the title of a children's book. But of course the tragic tale of Cecil and Minnesota dental practitioner Walter Palmer is anything but the stuff of fairy tales.

<p>A scene from "Life is A Bed Of Roses."</p>

DVD Review: No comment on the commentary on Resnais film collection

Alain Resnais, who died a little more than a year ago, was the most avant garde filmmaker of the French New Wave, except perhaps for Godard, who deconstructed filmic convention till there was nothing left.

Local athlete killed in accident in Armenia

Levon Thomas, a member of the soccer team from Glendale that left this past week to play in the 6th Pan-Armenian Games, was reportedly killed in an accident on Saturday in Armenia before the games began.

<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>

UFC 190: Ronda Rousey defends title with 34-second knockout of Bethe Correia

Just five days prior to their highly anticipated Ultimate Fighting Championship women’s bantamweight title showdown, “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey was urged by challenger Bethe Correia to keep the fight standing.

Errors doom Arroyo Seco baseball in 4-3 loss

COMPTON — When the Arroyo Seco Saints Palomino 19-and-under baseball team is playing well, typically it’s easy to tell.

<p>Jazz drummer Joe LaBarbera hosts "Marching to the Beat of His Own Drum: The Music and Life of Bill Evans," a mixture of talk and liver musical performance, at Boston Court in Pasadena on Saturday.</p>

Drumming up the works of Evans

When it comes to jazz drummers, Los Angeles has an embarrassment of riches. Trap drummers, big band swingers, mallet artists, studio generalists, hand drummers and ethnic specialists abound, all to be found in the Local 47 directory. One of the most intimate settings for jazz drummers is the trio, of which Joe LaBarbera is a living master.

<p>Jay and Kristen Jennings have a drought-tolerant front yard at their home in Burbank on Friday, April 17, 2015. The Jennings have also replaced their parkway grass with drought-tolerant pants.</p>

Burbank squeaks past its water conservation goals

Under pressure to meet a state-mandated target for water conservation, Burbank cut its water use by more than a quarter in June, slightly surpassing its target for the month. State and local officials, however, continue to stress the need for long-term water savings.

<p>Kids in groups pool their ideas into making a single mural with a large piece of paper and markers during Kool Dayz Camp at Pacific Community Center in Glendale on Friday, July 31, 2015.</p>

Glendale 'Kool Dayz' camp in demand

With just about one week before children return to Glendale Unified’s public schools on Aug. 10, hundreds of them who have attended the city’s Kool Dayz Day Camp over the past several weeks were still enjoying their free time on Friday morning as they made crafts, played basketball and enjoyed free play.