Hundreds of orange paper links wrapped around Burbank City Hall's entrance, thanks to students across 13 schools in the district who participated in Unity Day that took place Oct. 22. The chains, recognizing PACER's National Bullying Prevention Month, have inspirational messages and pictures about peace from students in kindergarten through fifth grade.

Burbank elementary students share kind words for Unity Day

The entrance to Burbank City Hall was “tinted” orange Saturday, thanks to hundreds of students promoting unity and peace.

Zombie flash mob thrills Burbank crowd to the tune of Michael Jackson

One by one, they headed toward the concrete steps beside AMC Theater 16 in Burbank. Shredded shirts covered their twisted bodies. Splotches of ghostly white and dark paint covered their faces as they staggered out of Johnny Rockets, a nearby elevator and Pinkberry.

Burbank High's Candela Fernandez turned in a stellar effort Saturday at the Mt. SAC Invitational.

Burbank High's Candela Fernandez tracks down another record at Mt. SAC

It was a breakthrough effort for both the Burbank High and Burroughs cross-country teams at Saturday’s second day of the 67th annual Mt. San Antonio College Invitational.

Crescenta Valley High's Megan Melnyk and the Falcons turned in a stellar day at Mt. SAC on Saturday.

Crescenta Valley High leads way for locals Saturday at Mt. SAC

WALNUT — A weekend of impressive efforts for the Glendale and La CaƱada-area cross-country teams continued into Saturday’s final day of the 67th annual Mt. San Antonio College Invitational.

The California Highway Patrol closed three lanes on the connector from the eastbound Ventura (134) Freeway to the southbound Golden State (5) Freeway following a four-car collision Saturday afternoon, according to the agency.

Four-car collision closes three lanes on Ventura (134) Freeway

A Sig Alert was cleared at 5:06 p.m. and all lanes were reopened on the eastbound Ventura (134) Freeway following a four-car collision Saturday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The youth cast, of Snoopy, played by Tim Byers, Lucy, played by Maddie Seifert, Charlie Brown, played by Miles Gonzalez, Linus, layed by Matt Bond, Schroeder, played by Billy McGavin, and Sally, played by Mackenzie Byers, dance in the "My Blanket and Me" scene at a dress rehearsal for the play "You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown", a production by the Stepping Stone Players, on Thursday, July 31, 2014 in the Little Theater at Hoover High School. The show opens on Friday.

Theater group seeks helping hand

A local community theater troupe is at a crossroads, contemplating whether or not to skip next summer’s production, which is prompting board members to seek outside monetary help.

A passerby walks past the House of Fun being set up by Preston and Diane Meyer and the Rotten Apple gang at 907 N. California St. in Burbank on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014.

Scaring up screams for charity

Diane Meyer could divulge what’s inside the Wilsley Bros. Fun House in Burbank, but that would ruin the surprise and maybe some of the screams.

Eighth grade students make their way through a tire run at Toll Middle School for Dash of the Titans day on Thursday, October 23, 2014. Two six-station obstacle courses, with two large inflatables with their own obstacles, jumping jacks, hula hoop, cone run, and tire run, were set up on the grounds of the school and students had to do two timed laps.

Titans run through obstacles for Toll Middle School

Toll Middle School students hopped, skipped and jumped their way through a series of obstacles Thursday as part of the school-wide “Dash of the Titans” fundraiser.

Kaitlin Powers was named last year's Miss La Cañada Flintridge. The applications for 2015 are now open.

818 Roundup: Search is on for Miss La Cañada; Burbank residential water restrictions

Good morning, 818! Today is Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 79 degrees and a low of 58 degrees with partly cloudy skies in the evening.

Glendale football blocked from overtime win by Pasadena

GLENDALE — For the Glendale High football team, home had been less than sweet so far this season. The Nitros came into their Pacific League matchup with visiting Pasadena riding a two-game losing streak, with both defeats coming at Moyse Stadium, where Glendale is winless in three tries.

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