Four arrested at DUI checkpoint in Glendale

Four arrested at DUI checkpoint in Glendale

A sobriety checkpoint conducted Friday night yielded four impaired driving arrests, police said.

Burb's Eye View: Having two cities to call home

Burb's Eye View: Having two cities to call home

Recently — in the last year maybe — I stopped telling people I was “heading back home” when visiting Mom and Dad. It wasn’t a conscious decision, it just kind of happened. I’ve settled so comfortably in the Burbank area, and aspects of it remind me so much of where I grew up that it’s only natural I’ve begun to call it home.

Young hiker bitten by rattlesnake in La Cañada Flintridge park

Young hiker bitten by rattlesnake in La Cañada Flintridge park

A young girl was recovering Tuesday after being bitten on the leg by a rattlesnake while hiking in the Hahamongna Watershed Park the day before with a group from Tom Sawyer Camp, according to the Pasadena Fire Department.

<p>A field of 84 golfers from across the Southland will take to the Oakmont Country Club to participate in the 116th rendition of the Southern California Amateur Championship, which will be held Friday through Sunday. (Tim Berger/Staff Photographer)</p>

Long-standing tournament makes return to Oakmont Country Club

One of the most prestigious and long-standing tournaments in the state will make its return to scenic Oakmont Country Club for the first time since 1980.

<p>Brutus (A376853) is a 2-year-old, neutered pit bull. This handsome 75-pound guy is learning some basic commands and would love to find a home where he can continue his training.</p>

News-Press Pet of the Day: Brutus

Brutus is a 2-year-old, neutered male pit bull. This handsome 75-pound guy walks well on a leash and loves going to the park with volunteers. He also enjoys playing with toys. Brutus is learning some basic commands and would love to find a home where he can continue his training.

<p>An investigation at a Glendale home in the 600 block of Alexander Street on June 29, where the bodies of a couple&nbsp;were found the day before.</p>

Grandson charged in murder of Glendale couple

Capital murder charges were filed Tuesday against a 34-year-old man accused of using an ax to kill his elderly grandparents in their Glendale home, officials said.

<p>Welcoming guest of honor, retired Lt. Col. Bob Friend, to the Starlight Bowl are representatives of Burbank's Park, Recreation and Community Services Department, Kristen Smith, from left, Victoria Cusumano and Judie Wilke.</p>

On the Town: Starlight Bowl hosts Fourth of July celebration

It was an evening of patriotism, picnics, pyrotechnics, musical kings and military heroes for the sell-out crowd that celebrated the Fourth of July at the Starlight Bowl this past Saturday.

<p>Maya is a 1 1/2-year-old, black and brown Burmese with green eyes. She is available for adoption through the Burbank Animal Shelter.</p>

Leader Pet of the Day: Maya

One look at Maya, and it’s clear why some ancient people worshipped cats.

<p>People look on as mourners file into the funeral of Cynthia Hurd, 54, at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church where she was killed along with eight others in a mass shooting at the church on June 27, 2015 in Charleston, S.C.</p>

In Theory: Was shooting also an attack on religion?

In a column published online by the Religion News Service, Rabbi Jeffrey K. Salkin addressed the murder of nine people on June 17, 2015 at the historic Emanuel African Methodist Church in Charleston, S.C.

Jury sides with police in Glendale man's excessive force lawsuit

A federal jury sided with Glendale police in an excessive force case brought on by a Glendale man claiming he was assaulted and wrongfully arrested outside of a house party two years ago.

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