<p>Otto Von Schirach leads the crowd at the Complex in Glendale on a recent Saturday night. The nightclub on Colorado has a full range of forward-looking entertainment.</p>

Complex heats up Glendale night life

“Any night, people can go to Hollywood or downtown and find a place that has Top 40 mainstream dance music with million-dollar lighting rigs,” says John Giovanazzi, co-founder of Complex, a live music nightclub in the heart of Glendale. “When Mike Guerrero and I opened the Complex, we specifically targeted two musical styles — metal and electronic — that had audiences who were underserved, but appreciate a good sound system and a good bar.

Cartoon: Where the wild things are, and long have been

Cartoon: Where the wild things are, and long have been

Cartoonist Bert Ring puts things in perspective after a mountain lion snatched a pet poodle in Burbank earlier this week.

It's a noteworthy beard, but is it award-worthy?

It's a noteworthy beard, but is it award-worthy?

My beard is nice, I’m told. A lot. It’s one of the more frequent things I hear about it. It’s nice, gorgeous, spectacular and so on.

<p>La Canada Coach Ryan Zerbel and the Spartans notched a victory in Friday's season opener versus Verbum Dei.</p>

La Cañada football gives Zerbel first win in first game of season

LA CAÑADA — Ryan Zerbel could not be certain that the first play he called as head coach of the La Cañada High football team would result in a touchdown, but he had watched enough film to feel confident that something good would come out of it.

<p>Glendale senior linebacker Abraham Martinez has been selected team captain for the upcoming year. (Roger Wilson/Staff Photographer)</p>

Glendale's Martinez will not be weighed down by excuses

As he took the reins of the Glendale High football program in May, new coach George Maiale was looking for a player to build his team around.

<p>Jake Kelley and Burbank High defeated Monrovia on Friday night in their season opener.</p>

Burbank's running game, defense ground Monrovia

MONROVIA – Behind a bruising ground game and a relentless defense, the Burbank High football team made quite a statement in its season opener Friday evening.

<p>Glendale Fighting Club's Ronda Rousey will now defend her title in Melbourne, Australia on Nov. 14.</p>

Rousey-Holm title bout moved down under in November

Fresh off a victorious title defense in Brazil earlier in August that headlined a pay-per-view that reportedly did north of 900,000 buys, Ronda Rousey is set to headline another card outside of the United States with some lofty expectations.

Hoover football stumped by Hollywood in opener

HOLLYWOOD — Hoover High’s football team might have suffered from a case of first-game jitters Friday in its season opener on the road at Hollywood.

<p>Members of Compassion and Choices held a rally in favor of ABX215 in front of Assemblyman&nbsp;Mike Gatto's office in Burbank on Friday, August 28, 2015.&nbsp;</p>

818 Roundup: Right-to-die advocates rally at Gatto's office; Glendale water use drops nearly 26%

Good morning, 818! Today is Saturday, August 29, 2015. Temperatures for today are forecasted to reach a high of 94 and a low of 70, according to the National Weather Service.

<p>In this&nbsp;May 2014 photo, former students and teachers attended La Ca&ntilde;ada&nbsp;High School's 50th anniversary celebration all-class picnic at Memorial Park in La Ca&ntilde;ada&nbsp;Flintridge.</p>

La Cañada fields suggestions for park areas

When a USC graduate program in public administration put out a call for projects students could address, the city of La Cañada Flintridge answered. The result was a series of parks-related suggestions that will be implemented in coming months, particularly at heavily used Memorial Park.