IAMX turns a Corner at Complex

IAMX turns a Corner at Complex

"It's going to be a different show each night," says IAMX (pronounced "I Am X") frontman Chris Corner, speaking about the four Sunday evening performances at Complex in Glendale that are scheduled to begin Oct. 7. These will be IAMX's first local shows since they sold out the Henry Fonda Theatre in May 2013.

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 Circus Vargas makes a return to Burbank

Circus Vargas makes a return to Burbank

Children and adults of all ages can visit a "big top" production that will make its home in Burbank next month. Circus Vargas returns Oct. 3 through 13, raising its big tent by the Golden State (5) Freeway, near the Burbank Boulevard exit.

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Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns returns to Descanso Gardens

Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns returns to Descanso Gardens

More than 5,000 artist-carved jack o’ lanterns will be on display in the Rose Garden of Descanso Gardens between Oct. 3 and Nov. 2, 2014.

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Brothers arrested for allegedly trying to sell pot to passersby

Two brothers from Queens, N.Y., were arrested Friday after reportedly asking people to buy marijuana from them and smoke it in front of Burbank City Hall, police said.

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Two women arrested for allegedly stealing children's clothes, dishes

Two 30-year-old women were arrested after allegedly, with two young children in tow, stuffing $1,071 worth of children’s clothes and dishes from Macy’s in Burbank Town Center into a stroller and leaving without paying, police said.

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Triple-digit heat wave to return to the Southland

Triple-digit heat wave to return to the Southland

The shot of fall weather the Southland got over the weekend is expected to wear off by midweek as hot, dry conditions return once again and push temperatures 20 degrees above normal, the Los Angeles Times reported.

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Cyclists explore Glendale on two wheels

Cyclists explore Glendale on two wheels

About 100 cyclists peddled their way through Glendale Saturday, exploring the city without the hassle of traffic.

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818 Roundup: Manny Gamburyan victorious; Bentley thief sentenced

818 Roundup: Manny Gamburyan victorious; Bentley thief sentenced

Good morning, locals! Today is Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 81 degrees and a low of 63.

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Live: Traffic updates for your morning commute

Live: Traffic updates for your morning commute

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Weather: Your forecast for Monday

Weather: Your forecast for Monday

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Glendale Community College football gets bit of revenge in big way at Los Angeles Pierce

WOODLAND HILLS — Stop No. 2 in what is fast becoming the Glendale Community College football team’s 2014 revenge tour reached Los Angeles Pierce College on Saturday evening.

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Manny Gamburyan squeezes out dramatic UFC 178 win over Cody Gibson

Manny Gamburyan squeezes out dramatic UFC 178 win over Cody Gibson

Just when it appeared all was lost for Manny Gamburyan, he squeezed out a dramatic, comeback victory.

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Flintridge Prep football rolls over Mountain Empire

Flintridge Prep football rolls over Mountain Empire

LOS ANGELES — Momentum was the prevailing motivation for the Flintridge Prep football team entering Saturday’s nonleague contest.

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Man sentenced for stealing celebrity trainer Jillian Michaels' Bentley

Man sentenced for stealing celebrity trainer Jillian Michaels' Bentley

A man who stole a Bentley from the Malibu driveway of celebrity trainer Jillian Michaels and later caught in Burbank was sentenced Friday to 17 years in state prison.

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News-Press Cartoon: People driving badly

News-Press Cartoon: People driving badly

Bert Ring gives his take on Glendale, again, being tagged with some of the nation's worst drivers.

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Read On: Taking a trip to Ferguson, Mo.

Read On: Taking a trip to Ferguson, Mo.

I have to admit that when Barack Obama was elected president of the United States back in 2008, it seemed not only historic but incredibly exciting to everyone in my liberal-minded circle. A black president, in our lifetime. It was glorious. I felt fortunate to be alive to witness it.

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Burbank home prices up, number sold down

Burbank home prices up, number sold down

The median prices for single-family homes and condominiums in Burbank were up last month, compared to the same time last year, but the number of homes sold dropped, according to the latest real estate report.

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Burbank artist puts faith in rap

Burbank artist puts faith in rap

Gregory Brown was 17 and nearing the end of his high school years in Burbank when he seemed to lose hope.

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Burbank High football begins league with win against Pasadena

PASADENA — After the final game of Pacific League football last season, Burbank High and Pasadena were at very different places. Pasadena finished a one-win season, whereas Burbank won its last four in league to secure a share of second place in the Pacific before a run to the CIF semifinals with quarterback Ryan Meredith and Division-I-bound tailback James Williams returning for their senior years.

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St. Francis High football offense scores at will en route to 49-32 win over Canyon

LA CA√ĎADA — Aside from one blemish, the St. Francis High offense was unstoppable on Friday night.

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Hoover High football can't find way past Arcadia

ARCADIA — Looking for a positive sign, the Hoover High football team played arguably its best game of the season on defense.

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Crescenta Valley High football shines in league opener against Burroughs

Crescenta Valley High's Jonathan Jun can't get past Burroughs' defender Josue Chicas Ortiz during the Pacific League opener Friday. Jun had the last laugh, though, with four touchdowns. (Roger Wilson/Staff Photographer)

Crescenta Valley High football shines in league opener against Burroughs

GLENDALE — Minutes after the conclusion of Friday night’s Pacific League opener at Glendale High, the Crescenta Valley football team posed for photos, while head coach Paul Schilling enjoyed a Gatorade bath.

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818 Roundup: Memorials planned for last year's car crash victims; GUSD names teacher of the year

818 Roundup: Memorials planned for last year's car crash victims; GUSD names teacher of the year

Good morning, locals! Today is Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 76 degrees and a low of 62.

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Weather: Your forecast for Saturday

Weather: Your forecast for Saturday

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At one-year mark, memorials planned for victims of fiery crash

Allie Hariri will never forget the last meal he had with his 19-year-old daughter.

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Police sponsor drug take-back event

Residents with unwanted or expired prescription drugs can dispose of them on Saturday during the Burbank Police Department's drug take-back event, which will mark the agency's ninth event of this kind in three years.

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Burbank hammering out settlement on utility-fund transfers

The city of Burbank has reached a tentative settlement in a lawsuit that claimed its long-running practice of transferring funds from the city's utility to its General Fund is illegal.

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Burbank Police to buy electric motorcycles

The Burbank Police Department will purchase a pair of stealthily quiet new motorcycles that will allow officers to patrol on the roadways and off under a plan approved by the City Council Tuesday.

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Chorale groups lasso a good time

Burbank High School's chorale groups donned their cowboy hats and plaid shirts for the second annual Carroll's Corral & Cookout fundraiser last week.

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Gaucho's Village reopens down the road

Brazilian steakhouse Gaucho's Village is once again serving up meat skewers after reopening at its new location on Maryland Avenue last Friday, though the owner said there were some challenges in getting his business up and running again.

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Organizer cancels neighborhood-wide yard sale due to concerns over crime risks

Plans to hold a neighborhood-wide garage sale in Glendale's Rossmoyne area were halted this week following pressure from neighbors who worried the event would invite unnecessary risk by allowing would-be burglars to identify homes to target.

Edison Elementary swim instructor Bon Sam gives Henry Gamez, 9, a swimming lesson on Friday, September 26, 2014. Edison is the only elementary school in the district to use a pool for physical education.

Edison students enjoy access to water

Each September, students at Thomas Edison Elementary spend the month honing their swimming skills as the only school of Glendale's 20 elementaries with access to a swimming pool.

Win Saw, math teacher at Crescenta Valley High School, has been named Teacher of the Year in the Glendale Unified School District, pictured on Thursday, September 25, 2014. Saw has taught at the school for 20 years, and the pennants are given to him by former students attending colleges all over the country.

District names Win Saw 'teacher of the year'

More than 20 years ago, Win Saw accepted his first teaching job at Crescenta Valley High School when he hadn't yet graduated from UC Santa Barbara. Since then, he has taught classes from entry-level math to second-year calculus and now, after more than two decades as an instructor, he's been named Glendale Unified's Teacher of the Year.

Fourth grade students paint on a school wall at R.L. Stevenson Elementary School in Burbank on Monday, September 22, 2014. The mural, under the direction of local artist Henry Goods, will have participation from all of the school's students. It was funded by a grant from "Burbank Arts for All", the school PTA, and the school booster club Families for Stevenson.

Elementary school students recreate 'Treasure Island'

Henry Goods has been a muralist for 18 years. He's given marine life, even fairies, homes on street corners and gas-station walls.

Job event to focus on female veterans

The Verdugo Jobs Center will host a free conference this Saturday for female veterans and will offer them career counseling and skills training in high-demand fields such as technology and healthcare.

A Word, Please: Don't forget to send punctuation a card

National Punctuation Day, which took place on Wednesday, turned 10 this year. The brainchild of Northern California education booster Jeff Rubin, the annual event aims to help kids learn about periods, commas, quotation marks and the rest.

The Whiteboard Jungle: Teachers could use help outside the classroom

Years ago, doctors took blood pressure, drew blood and administered medicine. Today, medical assistants perform these duties.

News-Press Editorial: Honk if you're tired of our deadly streets

People are still dying or sustaining injuries on Glendale's streets during traffic accidents, despite countless city enforcement measures and educational outreach. Motor vehicles and the far more vulnerable travelers — pedestrians and cyclists — all must shoulder some of the blame. In the most recent deadly incident, a woman pedestrian was killed last Saturday night. Witnesses told the police she attempted to cross against the signal.

Bob's Big Boy in Burbank.

Leader Editorial: Keeping old signs is step in right direction

A consultant has been hired by the city, with help from a state grant, to take inventory of the historic signs that colorfully pepper Burbank’s commercial districts. Dovetailing with that action is the preparation of an ordinance by city planners that could, assuming it’s approved by the City Council later this year, offer businesses some incentives to keep old signage that identified the enterprises formerly housed in various buildings.

Molly is a Tortoiseshell cat up for adoption.

News-Press pet of the day: Molly

Molly is a Tortoiseshell cat that is 1 year and 8 months old. She puts the "cool" in one cool cat. She's very calm, sweet and affectionate. She's ready to find that special place to call home.

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