Cody Renfro, of the Crescenta Valley golf team, tees off on the second at Scholl Canyon Golf Course in Glendale's on Friday, February 20, 2015.

Boys' Golf Preview: Crescenta Valley, Glendale in search of Pacific League glory

Both the Crescenta Valley High and Glendale boys’ golf teams are thinking big before their players hit their first shots from the tee box to begin the season.

IKEA shoppers go into the N. San Fernando Rd. store in Burbank on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012. IKEA announced Thursday that it has hired a contractor to build its new Burbank store, less than 1 mile from its current location. The existing store will remain open until the new one is completed.

Contractors hired for new IKEA store

IKEA announced Thursday that it has hired the contractors to build its new Burbank store, which will be the company’s largest store in the United States.

Bellarmine-Jefferson boys' basketball is still searching for its first CIF championship.

Bellarmine-Jefferson boys' basketball misses chance to make history

PLAYA DEL REY — Advancing to a CIF Southern Section championship has been a daunting task in the history of the Bellarmine-Jefferson High boys’ basketball program.While the Guards girls’ hoops program has a successful track record of advancing to the finals in the past two decades — winning titles in 1997 and 2009 — the boys’ squad has not enjoyed the same productivity.

Bell-Jeff's bench of Abid Oses and Marco Escribano watched on the bench last against St. Bernard in the CIF Division V-A boys' basketball semifinal game in Playa Del Rey. Bell-Jeff lost the game, 67-52. (Tim Berger/Staff Photographer)

No. 1 Bell-Jeff boys' basketball stunned by St. Bernard

PLAYA DEL REY — When the buzzer sounded at the conclusion of its CIF Southern Section Division V-A semifinal game against St. Bernard High, Bellarmine-Jefferson’s boys’ basketball team had three players sitting on the bench after fouling out.

Hoover High's Shahbazyan advances to second day of Masters

ONTARIO — Experience helps, but it’s not always a prerequisite for success.

La Cañada High boys' soccer earns berth into semifinals

MORENO VALLEY — Thanks to two-second half goals and a strong defensive effort, the La Cañada High boys’ soccer team is not only alive in this year’s CIF Southern Section Division VI playoffs, but the Spartans are rolling.

Construction continues on N. Orange St. and W. Wilson Ave. on Friday, February 27, 2015.

818 Roundup: Glendale council candidates discuss development; Burbank primary election results certified

Good morning, 818! Today is Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 65 degrees and a low of 48 degrees with a 50% chance of showers in the day and a 70% chance in the evening, according to the National Weather Service.

Female bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, with hundreds of fans capturing the moment on their cell phones, enters the stage at the official weigh-in for UFC 184 at the Event Deck of L.A. Live in Los Angeles on Friday, February 27, 2015. Ronda Rousey's fight with Cat Zingano is the main event.

Rousey-Zingano title bout is official

All that’s left now is the waiting.

Glendale candidates address legal issues

Of the 16 candidates for Glendale City Council, school board, and the college’s board of trustees, at least six have records of bankruptcies, tax liens, credit card collections and other matters, a News-Press investigation has revealed.

Development and the City Council candidates' views and attitudes about Glendale's growth will undoubtedly be among the chief issues discussed during the 2015 election cycle.

City Council candidates offer their views on development

Downtown Glendale is filled with steel beams, construction detours and ever-increasing density — setting up a showdown in the April 7 City Council election between those who say the growth is vitally important to keeping Glendale relevant and those who claim council members on the dais have turned the once-quiet downtown into a dystopian nightmare of honking horns and traffic jams.