Burbank adopts mandatory water regulations

Burbank adopts mandatory water regulations

Burbank residents will have to cut down on watering their lawns following mandatory regulations adopted unanimously by the City Council Tuesday at the behest of the state.

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Ancient Nepali art on display

Ancient Nepali art on display in Pasadena

The intricate Mithila art is made up of hundreds, maybe thousands, of fine lines and details, depicting human figures with proportionately large eyes and noses, telling the stories of the rituals, customs and everyday life in the ancient Mithila region.

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Zoning is main topic at LCF council meeting

Zoning dominated Monday's La Cañada Flintridge City Council meeting, as members considered accommodating a new church parking lot and looked at how to comply with laws requiring cities to make land available for the construction of homeless shelters.

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Flintridge Prep basketball camp offers broad appeal

Flintridge Prep basketball camp offers broad appeal

LA CAÑADA — While teaching, training and working with impressionable young basketball players was certainly at the heart of the annual Flintridge Prep summer basketball camp, hosted by the boys' basketball coaching staff, there were more than a few reasons as to why the clinic continues to remain a success.

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Telephone fraud scam targets La Cañada area residents

For La Cañada resident Allen Koblin, what started last week with a voice mail message — ostensibly from the IRS — quickly turned into threats and a demand for $5,400 to fix years of alleged tax oversights.

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818 Roundup: Former 'comfort women' visit statue; Glendale sees sales tax revenue increase

818 Roundup: Former 'comfort women' visit statue; Glendale sees sales tax revenue increase

Good morning, 818 readers. Today is Friday, July 25.  The high is expected to reach a high of 89 degrees and a low of 68 in the Glendale region.

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Live: Traffic updates for your morning commute

Live: Traffic updates for your morning commute

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Weather: Your Friday forecast

Weather: Your Friday forecast

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Brian Gadsby leads San Gabriel Valley All-Stars in opener

From Stengel Field to Redlands and now up to Modesto and seemingly everywhere in between, Brian Gadsby’s funky delivery and phenomenal stuff has plagued the opposition throughout 2014.

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Former Glendale resident looks to revive Armenian winery tradition

Former Glendale resident looks to revive Armenian winery tradition

Not far from Varuzhan Mouradian’s Armenian vineyard, volcanic stones from thousands of years ago dot the landscape of an ancient winery.

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City of Glendale sees rise in sales tax revenue

City of Glendale sees rise in sales tax revenue

Sales tax revenue generated by Downtown Glendale's biggest shopping centers increased by nearly $1 million in the past five years, something city officials attribute to a series of openings by sought-after restaurants and stores.

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Former 'comfort women' visit statue

Former 'comfort women' visit statue

Two former sex slaves of the Japanese Imperial Army during World War II, commonly known as “comfort women,” visited a Glendale statue that honors their struggles on Thursday to commemorate the upcoming third anniversary of the city’s “Comfort Women Day” on July 30.

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Man causes disturbance, severs computer wires at Church of Scientology

An unidentified man entered the Mission of the Foothills Church of Scientology on Tuesday and began yelling derogatory statements against Scientology and allegedly severed computer wires before being escorted out, according to police.

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$50K in scholarships awarded to students

Twenty young people from ages 18 to 27 received scholarships totaling $50,000 during a ceremony at Glendale’s Camp Max Straus earlier this week — an event that celebrated how the recipients overcame adversity in their lives.

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Weather extremes in Glendale and Burbank

Weather extremes in Glendale and Burbank

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Fire guts house in Glendale

Fire guts house in Glendale

Arson detectives are investigating what sparked a fire that significantly damaged a single-family home in the 700 block of East Garfield Avenue Wednesday night.

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YMCA of the Foothills to launch season of Tribes program

The YMCA of the Foothills is preparing to launch another season of its Tribes program for children in grades pre-kindergarten through fifth grade and their fathers.

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Glendale reviews water rates

As the City Council took the first step to hike water rates — albeit lower than proposed — some on the dais grilled their newest colleague for opposing increases altogether.

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Soccer royalty Real Madrid offers camp in Glendale

GLENDALE — It was a meeting of the elite and the eager at the Glendale Sports Complex this week.

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La Cañada locals keep cool in water

On Wednesday afternoon, as outdoor thermometers throughout the city registered temperatures in the upper 90s, local kids — and some parents — took advantage of the cooling effects of the swimming pool at La Cañada Flintridge Country Club.

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California Assemblyman Mike Gatto speaks at a press conference introducing Assembly Bill 47 and Assembly Bill 1532 which enforces broader and stiffer hit-and-run laws in California in front of Los Angeles City Hall on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. The bills, introduced by Gatto, represents joint interest and energy from the State level, City of Los Angeles level, and local level from Finish the Ride and The Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition. The Amber Alert system could be used to track hit-and-run drivers if enough evidence is collected from the scene.

818 Roundup: Gatto gains support for hit-and-run bill; GCC student success rates released

Good morning, 818 readers. Today is Thursday, July 24. The high is expected to reach 94 and a low of 69 in the Glendale region.

With downtown L.A. in the background, traffic moves slowly on a rainy morning on the 5 freeway southbound out of Burbank at the 134 freeway in Glendale/L.A. border on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013.

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A male California quail watches over his flock at Deukmejian Wilderness Park in Glendale on Wednesday, July 16, 2014.  The California quail is the state bird.

Weather: Your Thursday forecast

Carlos Casanova of Glendale puts the ball during the third annual Glendale City Golf Championship at Scholl Canyon Golf Course in Glendale on Wednesday. (Raul Roa/Staff Photographer)

Jake Ledbetter grabs lead in Glendale City Golf Championship

GLENDALE — For someone who has played golf for about two years, Jake Ledbetter caught the attention of the field Wednesday during the qualifying round of the third annual Glendale City Golf Championship.

Privately run summer schools debated

Members of the La Cañada Unified school community are reacting to a recent Los Angeles Times article that questioned the merit of public school districts benefiting from summer school programs operated privately by their educational foundations.

L.A. County Parks & Rec. equipment operator John Del Rio buiilds a new trail above the washed out part of the La Cañada Loop Trail north of Gould Debris Basin at Green Lane on Tuesday, July 21, 2014. Del Rio built the trail above the old one which ran through a small creek in this area and washed out often. There will be more clearing of rocks farther north near Angeles Crest Highway.

Area trails receiving an improved look

Crews from Los Angeles County’s Parks and Recreation Department set their sights this summer on making trail improvements in and around La Cañada, and are currently working in several sections of the city through July 31.

California Assemblyman Mike Gatto speaks at a press conference introducing Assembly Bill 47 and Assembly Bill 1532 which enforces broader and stiffer hit-and-run laws in California in front of Los Angeles City Hall on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. The bills, introduced by Gatto, represents joint interest and energy from the State level, City of Los Angeles level, and local level from Finish the Ride and The Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition. The Amber Alert system could be used to track hit-and-run drivers if enough evidence is collected from the scene.

Gatto gains support for "Yellow Alert" hit-and-run bill

A proposed state bill by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) that would utilize digital signs along freeways typically used for displaying Amber Alerts in order to help identify hit-and-run suspects earned support from the Los Angeles City Council.

Glendale looks to less harmful rodenticide for city parks and wildlife areas

Glendale is set to swap a poison that parks maintenance workers use to kill mice and rats for one that’s less dangerous to other wildlife that may eat the rodents, following City Council review this week.

College educators examine success rates

At Glendale Community College, 54% of students who were tracked from 2007 through 2013 went on to earn a certificate, degree or transfer to a four-year school, according to data released this week showing the college’s student-success rates.

Crescenta Valley Briefs: Local grad earns full ride to Cal Poly San Luis Obispo; Montrose Food and Brewfest

Crescenta Valley High School graduate Max Burton, 18, received a full scholarship from Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles to attend Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.

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