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>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.

<p>Jason Hogan, a Crescenta Valley High School graduate who went on to become part of the elite Navy SEAL Team 3, was severely injured on June 26 while working security at a restaurant in Spokane, Wash. Local friends and residents have supported an effort to raise $100,000 for his physical recovery process.</p>

Communities rally behind injured Crescenta Valley High graduate, former Navy SEAL

A graduate of Crescenta Valley High School who went on to become a Navy SEAL, is now recovering from a severe injury to his spine and three broken vertebrae after he escorted a patron from a bar, while working as a bouncer in Spokane, Wash.

<p>This October 2012 file photo shows guns seized by police, including an AR-15, as well as&nbsp;cash and drugs taken from a Los Angeles apartment.&nbsp;</p>

More guns are being seized in Glendale this year, police say

Glendale police have seized more guns in the first half of this year than during all of last year, prompting police officials to consider beefing up firearms training, officials said.

The Whiteboard Jungle: Mandating civics courses would benefit students

The Whiteboard Jungle: Mandating civics courses would benefit students

The other day, my son was practicing his guitar playing with a new music book and came upon Samuel Francis Smith’s “America (My Country, ’Tis of Thee),” you know, the 1832 patriotic song that is not “America the Beautiful” and whose melody is the same as England’s “God Save the Queen.”

<p>Burbank Water and Power's EcoCampus was honored with an award for landscape architecture at the 45th Annual Los Angeles Architectural Awards.</p>

Architecture awards fete Burbank Water and Power's EcoCampus, Legendary Entertainment HQ

When Burbank Water and Power renovated its EcoCampus along Magnolia Boulevard, officials could have chosen to totally remove elements of the old power substation there, but instead retained them and incorporated them into the landscape design.

<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>

Local water consumption declines 27%

As local water agencies await specifics on fines and punishments that could be levied by the state against wasters and districts failing to meet reduction mandates, officials are hopeful recent increased efforts to educate consumers will hold water.

<p>Opponents of the Metropolitan Transportation Agency's proposed 710 Freeway tunnel march in protest of the proposed project during the Festival of Balloons Parade in South Pasadena on July 4, 2014.</p>

Critics of proposed 710 Freeway tunnel plan to march

Opponents of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s proposed 710 Freeway tunnel will convene in South Pasadena Saturday morning to take part in the city’s “7-4 Day,” and rally public support behind a recently unveiled campaign against the tunnel, “Beyond the 710.”

<p>For about a week-long stretch, squads from La Crescenta, Glendale, Burbank and Tujunga will look to eliminate one another across four divisions with the goal of advancing to the Section 2 Tournament. Pictured the Burbank Dukes Ricky Perez. (Tim Berger/Staff Photographer)</p>

Plenty of appeal for Little League baseball all-stars

Not long after the Fourth of July celebrations have concluded, there might be plenty of immediate fireworks to follow on the local diamonds when the Little League District 16 baseball all-star teams begin to compete.