Hiker escorted down Stough Canyon trail after report of mountain lion

Police escorted a hiker down a Stough Canyon hiking trail after the woman reported being followed by a mountain lion, police said.

Two La Crescenta schools were on lockdown for about 30 minutes on Thursday, April 17, 2014, as law enforcement officials investigated what turned out to be a prank call about shots fired.

Two La Crescenta schools placed on lockdown following alleged prank call

Two La Crescenta schools were on lockdown for about 30 minutes Thursday morning as law enforcement officials investigated what turned out to be a prank call about shots fired.

Former Glendale Mayor Dave Weaver gives a speech at the 2014 State of the City luncheon.

Woman accuses former Glendale mayor of groping her

Lolita Gonzalves used to think of Councilman Dave Weaver as a father figure, but that was before she filed a complaint with Glendale's city attorney alleging that he groped her at a Mexican restaurant last year.

Coltrane Powdrill of California Lutheran University men's basketball team.

College Update: Crescenta Valley High, Glendale Community College products putting up big numbers at next level

The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.

Seniors work on their balance skills during a kickoff of the Crescenta-Cañada YMCA's new Healthy Living program called Balance and Thrive for people 65 and older.

New Crescenta-Cañada YMCA classes help people with balance

Every year, one out of every three people over age 65 experiences a fall. Five years ago, that scary statistic was a reality for La Cañada resident Dianne Osburn.

Burbank city manager says he's 'energized' following closed-door evaluation

Burbank City Manager Mark Scott said this week he felt “energized” after a closed-door evaluation with elected officials on Tuesday.

Former White House press secretary Dee Dee Myers.

Dee Dee Myers named head of Warner Bros. corporate communications

Former White House press secretary Dee Dee Myers has been named head of Burbank-based Warner Bros. corporate communications, replacing longtime studio executive Sue Fleishman. 

Delores Kroop of D.K. Designs let the wonders of nature to be the stars in her design of The Botanical Retreat.

2014 Pasadena Showcase home recalls an English estate

The 2014 Pasadena Showcase House of Design opened last Sunday with much fanfare. Celebrating its 50th Showcase House of Design, Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts members and designers invites guests to tour the English Arts & Crafts style house and grounds in Pasadena through May 11. Seventeen interior and eight exterior designers are displaying their exceptional and innovative imaginings for this historic home and its spacious grounds.

Police investigate threat made at Burroughs High

Burbank police investigated a threat made by a John Burroughs High School student Wednesday afternoon after the student – who has not been identified – alluded to a teacher that the next day could hold potential danger.

Dusty, a hamster from Petco, eats a treat after participating in the 2014 Hamster Ball Derby at Petco in La Cañada Flintridge on Saturday, April 12, 2014.

Hamsters race to the finish

On your marks, get set — roll! That was the call Saturday afternoon at La Cañada's Petco, where local hamster lovers raced their pets in the store's 2014 Hamster Ball Derby.