Sobriety checkpoint nets five arrests for impaired driving

A grant-funded sobriety checkpoint conducted in Glendale on Friday night yielded five drunk or drugged driving arrests, police said.

Heather Thomsen, 30 of Glendale, takes time to relax and write some poetry at Descanso Gardens in La Canada Flintridge on Friday, April 25, 2014. (Raul Roa/Staff Photographer)

Weather: Your forecast for Tuesday

With downtown L.A. in the background, traffic moves slowly on a rainy morning on the 5 freeway southbound out of Burbank at the 134 freeway in Glendale/L.A. border on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013.

Live: Traffic updates for your morning commute

L'emprunt de la liberation (The Liberation Loan) France, Devambez Imprimerie, 1918, Jules Abel Faivre (1867 -- 1945), color lithograph, 31 3/8 -- 44 1/4 in.

Posters of the First World War on display at Huntington Library

Wars are always fought on many fronts. The artists who made the posters that accompanied the World War I effort were an unprecedented conflagration of skilled visual communicators, stretching the two-dimensional medium previously limited to commercial uses. The Huntington Library's current exhibition, "Your Country Calls! Posters of the First World War," is a sometimes stirring and always informative display of how government can use an art form to motivate, inform and sometimes manipulate a citizenry.

A man places a candle at a vigil at Burroughs High School in Burbank for three teens who died in a car crash on Friday, September 12, 2014 in Santa Clarita.

Deaths of three Burbank teens in car crash caused by blunt trauma

The deaths of three Burbank teens killed in a car collision in Santa Clarita last week have been ruled accidental and were caused by blunt trauma, Los Angeles County coroner’s officials said Monday.

Richard Lewis in the movie Diary of a Young Comic which aired on NBC in 1979.

DVD Review: Compilation is short on Lewis' anxious comedy, Bundle of Nerves

This release from comedian Richard Lewis is like a video scrapbook of odds and ends from his previously not-on-DVD works. Lewis is probably most widely known for the sitcom "Anything But Love," in which he costarred with Jamie Lee Curtis for three seasons. While not nearly his best work, it seems to have made him permanently financially secure.

The beef tofu soup, lower right, comes with steamed rice, and a variety of side dishes including fried fish, kimchi, sea weed, bean sprouts, cucumber, broccoli and fish cake at Cho Dang Tofu & B.B.Q. Korean restaurant on Verdugo Blvd. in La Crescenta on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014.

Dining Review: Area Asian eateries offer tasty soup options

Ludwig Van Beethoven once said, "Only the pure of heart can make good soup."

One injury reported in vehicle collision with motor scooter

A collision between a vehicle and a motor scooter occurred Monday morning on Verdugo Boulevard close to the Glendale (2) Freeway in La CaƱada Flintridge.

Grace Moreno, daughter of Heidi and Kirk Moreno and granddaughter of Harriet Hammons, floated into summer at the recent La Cañada United Methodist Church Youth Pool Party. Everyone had a great time kicking back as the church launched its summer activities for youth.

Excessive heat warning in place for Los Angeles, Ventura Counties

Dangerously hot weather in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties was expected Monday and Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service.

Sports Roundup: Burroughs cross-country has banner day at Rosemead