Firefighters knocking down brush fire south of GCC

Firefighters from Glendale, Burbank, Pasadena and the county of Los Angeles are putting down a one-acre brush fire south of Glendale Community College Saturday evening, officials said. 

Oped: Government must step in for vaccinations

When I was in medical school 20 years ago, a professor spent just five minutes talking about measles. After a brief description he simply said "you'll likely never see this in your career, thanks to immunizations."

Le Jardin Des Enfants gearing up for opening

Teachers are prepping to open a new preschool in Burbank that will give youngsters an opportunity to spend their mornings speaking and learning in French.

<p>Students walk to class at Glendale Community College.</p>

GCC grapples with flat enrollment in past year

As Glendale Community College officials gear up for a new academic year in the fall, they are hoping for a boost in enrollment after figures for the past academic year were relatively flat.

Resident honored with veteran award

Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) honored Staff Sgt. Gerald Collins, a veteran from both the U.S. Army and California National Guard, as Veteran of the Year for the 43rd Assembly district during the 2015 Assembly Veterans Recognition Luncheon last week.

<p>Opponents of a measure requiring nearly all California school children to be vaccinated gathered on the west steps of the Capitol after lawmakers approved the bill, in Sacramento, Calif., Thursday, June 25, 2015. The bill, SB277 co-authored by state Sen. Richard Pan, D-Sacramento and Ben Allen D-Santa Monica was approved by the Assembly.&nbsp;</p>

Local officials react to vaccine law

A new law that would require essentially all California students to get vaccinated before starting school will have a tiny impact on Glendale and Burbank as nearly all children have been immunized, but some local officials believe the law, while based on good intentions, goes too far.

<p>An investigation is underway at a Glendale home in the 600 block of Alexander Street, where the bodies of a couple&nbsp;were found Sunday.</p>

Couple's grandson arrested in their double homicide

A 34-year-old man was arrested Thursday evening on suspicion of murdering his grandparents, who were found dead Sunday in their Glendale home.

<p>La Ca&ntilde;ada's One City, One Book Selection Committee recently announced local author Mark Salzman will be the featured author at this year's citywide book discussion this fall.</p>

One City, One Book favors one of its own

La Cañada author Mark Salzman’s 1986 memoir “Iron & Silk,” the story of a young man’s search for meaning and self-mastery during a teaching assignment in Central China, has been selected as this year’s One City, One Book title.

<p>Pasadena Firefighter Nicole Olsen sprays Phos-Chek on the brush and trees near the Rose Bowl June 29, 2011. In preparation for the fire season and as a preventive measure for the 4th of July activities, firefighters from Pasadena and Sierra Madre soaked the plants and trees in the Linda Vista and Arroyo brush areas surrounding the Rose Bowl with the fire retardant.</p>

Dry conditions caused by drought spark heightened vigilance for firefighters

As residents make plans for this year’s Fourth of July festivities, local fire officials are ramping up for what could be a very busy weekend, warning residents to avoid fireworks and exercise extreme precaution in dry weather conditions.

<p>Water runs from a pipe for children at the Tom Sawyer Camps in La Ca&ntilde;ada Flintridge&nbsp;on Tuesday, August 5, 2014.</p>

818 Roundup: Statewide residential water use drops; Glendale police seizing more guns

Good morning, 818! Today is Friday, July 3, 2015. Temperatures for today are forecasted to reach a high of 86 and a low of 63, according to the National Weather Service.