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BOYS’ BASKETBALL

La Cañada High's Russell Marki, top, tries to control Hoover High's Edmen Shahbazyan in the Rio Hondo League wrestling 195-pound finals at Monrovia High on Saturday. Marki won the match, 3-1. (Raul Roa/Staff Photographer)

La Cañada High, Hoover wrestling qualify 14 at Rio Hondo League finals

MONROVIA — On a day of championships and qualifying, the La Cañada High and Hoover wrestling programs did just that at the Rio Hondo League individual finals at Monrovia High on Saturday afternoon.

The Simmzy's burger is made with an angus beef patty, chow chow onions, melted cheddar, garlic aioli, lettuce ans tomato, at Simmzy's Pub in Burbank, on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. A Three Weavers IPA is in the background.

Dining Review: For fun and burgers just follow the signs

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. Good signage should be a restaurant’s top priority or at least near the top. It was the striking, huge, lit-up sign that brought Simmzy’s to my attention. The second Happy Face sign drew me inside, like a moth to the flame. Simmzy’s wasn’t promoted on any foodie websites that I peruse. There was no Internet buzz about the SoCal chainlet’s opening in Burbank. But eight days after opening its doors, the place was packed. I believe they can thank the signs.

Sheriff's officials are searching for a man who allegedly robbed a La Crescenta Valero gas station and fled the scene Saturday evening, authorities said.

Authorities on the lookout for suspect in alleged gas station robbery

Sheriff’s officials are searching for a man who allegedly robbed a La Crescenta gas station and fled the scene Saturday evening, authorities said.

Dog rescued from flowing L.A. River in Burbank

Dog rescued from flowing L.A. River in Burbank

 

Burbank police sergeant Kerry Schilf gets ready to show off the department's new electric motorcycles on Thursday, January 29, 2015.

A charge out of technology

They produce as much exhaust as a bicycle, and with the sirens off, they’re nearly as quiet as a bike with baseball cards in its spokes. They are a pair of Zero Dual Sport electric motorcycles that Burbank officials showed off this week.

Cerritos Elementary School sixth-graders Maral Oksazian, Elin Hairapetian and Malia Smith stand next to their classroom door, which they decorated during Yellow Ribbon Week as part of an initiative to encourage acts of kindness.

Cerritos Elementary celebrates Yellow Ribbon Week

Students at Cerritos Elementary School celebrated Yellow Ribbon Week this week with a classroom door-decorating contest that encouraged acts of kindness and compassion.

News-Press Cartoon: Pedestrian cross-walking flags

News-Press Cartoon: Pedestrian cross-walking flags

Cartoonist Bert Ring gives us his take on the city's new pedestrian-safety initiative.

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I love my mother-in-law.

Glendale Transportation and Parking Commissioner Maro Yacobian demonstrates how to use the pedestrian caution flags provided by the city as a pilot program at E. Colorado St and Jackson St. in Glendale on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015.

News-Press Editorial: New safety measure raises a flag

In response to an alarming number of vehicle versus pedestrian skirmishes the Pedestrian Safety Task Force was created by the Glendale City Council last year. The obvious hope is that the findings and suggestions of the task force will significantly improve the situation.

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