Rufus is a 5-year-old gray tabby cat available for adoption through the Pasadena Humane Society and SPCA.

News-Press Pet of the Day: Rufus

Rufus is a 5-year-old, gray tabby cat. He is easy to handle and enjoys being petted. Very friendly.

Interactive Infographic: Local Stocks

A look at the performance of publicly-traded companies based in Glendale and Burbank. Also includes companies that have large operations in those cities.

Star Baby is 8 years old and is available for adoption through the Burbank Animal Shelter.

Leader Pet of the Day: Star Baby

Revealing a one-of-a-kind cat, Star Baby is a rare beauty with luscious gray-and-white fur complemented by exquisite facial markings.

Crime Report: Former classmate and alleged stalker makes threatening phone calls

A woman received a phone call at 7:48 a.m. and recognized the name and number on the caller ID as a former college classmate she met in 1982 who used to stalk her when she was a cheerleader.

Glendale police to host poker fundraiser

The Glendale Police Officers’ Assn. on Saturday is hosting a poker tournament to raise money for Cops for Kids, a program that benefits local children who are disadvantaged or have special needs, officials said.

A panoramic photograph of artwork done by artist Miriam Balcazar on the soundwall at Curran St. and Indiana Ave. in La Cañada Flintridge on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014. The artwork is a 90-ft. long tile mosaic with various scenes.

Soundwall completion celebrates form and function

City officials, dignitaries and community members convened on a tiny street off Foothill Boulevard Tuesday afternoon to celebrate the completion of three Foothill (210) Freeway sound walls and unveil a new mural installed on one of them.

Rachel Stich of L.A. Waterkeeper and La Cañada High School alumna came up with the Go Dirty for the Drought 60-day pledge, with her unwashed car at a friend's home in La Cañada Flintridge on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014.

Group asks drivers to 'Go Dirty for the Drought'

If you want to reach out to Southern Californians with an important message, post it where it counts — their cars.

Glendale College football player #33 Chris Riley celebrates a TD after an interception in game vs. Antelope Valley College at home in Glendale on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014.

Glendale Community College football expects defense to be put to test

For much of the season, the defensive unit of the Glendale Community College football team has met each of its challenges.

A ghoul peers from behind a barrier at the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Haunted Jail at the  Sheriff's Station on Wednesday, October 29, 2014. A spooky maze that snakes through the station and around the jail has a prominent zombie theme based in the year 2025 after a drought nearly destroys Los Angeles.

After decade-long hiatus, Haunted Jail returns for a ghoulish time behind bars

The Haunted Jail held at the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Crescenta Valley station ends tonight, a last chance for adults and children to get their scares for Halloween.

Burbank High girls' volleyball tunes up for postseason with win over Glendale

BURBANK — With their opponent fighting for its playoff life, the Burbank High girls' volleyball team received a quality postseason tune-up in the form of visiting Glendale in Thursday afternoon's Pacific League match.