A Sig Alert was issued for a two-car collision that is blocking two lanes of the northbound Golden State (5) Freeway in Burbank at Buena Vista Street.

Two-car collision blocks pair of lanes on northbound Golden State (5) Freeway

A Sig Alert was issued Friday afternoon after a two-car collision blocked two lanes of the northbound Golden State (5) Freeway in Burbank, authorities said.

Learning Matters: Getting help to the variety who need it

Glendale and La Crescenta together make an appealing size for a community — big enough to be interesting and small enough to be knowable, with many resources to meet the needs of children and families.

Crescenta Valley High girls' water polo attacker Audrey Taylor works on drills during practice on Wednesday. (Roger Wilson/Staff Photographer)

Girls' Water Polo Preview: New coach, same goal for Crescenta Valley High

For the third time in the last four seasons, the Crescenta Valley High girls’ water polo team will have a new coach.

Leader Editorial: Putting action behind the season of giving

We’ve counted our blessings this week and now look ahead to sharing with friends, colleagues and loved ones the wonderful if hectic weeks ahead, when Christmas and Hanukkah shine their own unique lights on the final month of 2014.

A Word, Please: It's not possible to badly split an infinitive

Not long ago while editing a series of articles, I noticed that the writer had strange ideas about where to put adverbs. Many were placed before the verbs and some before the subjects, too.

Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station detectives are seeking information on a woman who stole a wallet from a shopper at a La Canada Ralphs Nov. 21 and used the victim's identity to make a $2,000 cash advance in Montrose.

Crime Report: Woman sought in identity, grand theft case

La Cañada Flintridge

Valeria Gaytan, 20, smiles for the camera at the 21st annual Thanksgiving Day Run in La Cañada Flintridge on Thursday, November 27, 2014.

Families come together early for Thanksgiving run

Before the big meal, 1,070 registered runners burned off a 5K on Thursday morning for the Thanksgiving Day Fun Run and Food Drive.

Sandy Cameron, 48, and Samuel Steuard, 54, both homeless in Glendale, enjoyed a Thanksgiving lunch with all the fixings at the Glendale Salvation Army.

A seat at the Thanksgiving table

At 94, Charles Olsefky’s decision to head to this year’s Thanksgiving dinner at Salvation Army Glendale wasn’t to satisfy his hunger, but rather his appetite for getting out.

Holiday shopping starts on Thanksgiving for some local stores

Thousands of deal seekers flocked to the Glendale Galleria on Thursday as Black Friday once again encroached on Thanksgiving with many stores opening as early as dinnertime.

August, and Gage Berklas, 11, walk to school with their mom Nicole and dogs Clementine and Huckleberry, who are on leash, in La Cañada Flintridge on the Cross Town Trail on Monday, October 13, 2014.

Parcels eyed for dog park

Trying to make peace between dog owners who want Fido to run free and those seeking stricter enforcement of the city's leash law, La Cañada officials are looking for places to put a dog park.