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Firefighters battle half-acre brush fire in Sunland-Tujunga area

A half-acre brush fire broke out in the Sunland-Tujunga area Sunday night as firefighters were on high alert because of a red-flag warning in the region, officials said. The fire was reported shortly after 9 p.m. near 11120 Oro Vista Avenue, drawing a response from both air and ground crews, according...

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  • Sports Roundup: Providence volleyball's title hopes tumble

    Pacifica Christian 3, Providence 1: Aspirations of sharing a Liberty League title were dashed on Saturday evening on the road as the Pioneers lost, 19-25, 31-29, 25-23, 26-24. A day after dealing Archer its only league loss, Providence (13-5, 5-2 in league) put itself in position to share the league...

  • Miscues keep Glendale Community College football winless

    Miscues keep Glendale Community College football winless

    PASADENA – A record-breaking evening for the Pasadena City College football team equaled another loss for Glendale Community College on Saturday evening. The visiting Vaqueros surrendered the game’s final 24 points after pulling within seven and fell, 38-7, in American Metro League action at Robinson...

  • Huntington Beach hockey can’t cash in against Servite

    The first period of the Huntington Beach High hockey game on Saturday was a microcosm of the entire contest. Huntington Beach outshot Servite by a two-to-one margin in that frame, but it was left with a two-goal hill to climb. After firing 18 shots on the net in the opening period, the Oilers had...

  • Daily Pilot High School Male Athlete of the Week: Game is coming together for Newport Harbor’s Rankin

    Daily Pilot High School Male Athlete of the Week: Game is coming together for Newport Harbor’s Rankin

    Since becoming head coach of his alma mater, Newport Harbor High boys’ water polo coach Ross Sinclair has been hard on John Rankin. These are words that come from Sinclair’s mouth, not Rankin’s. It’s not so much of an admittance, just a recognition of the rocky relationship between player and coach....

  • Sports Roundup: Flintridge Sacred Heart volleyball wins Crescenta Valley Tournament

    GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL Crescenta Valley, Flintridge Sacred Heart, Hoover at Crescenta Valley Tournament: The two-day Crescenta Valley Tournament featured three local squads and finished with a city rivalry championship match. Flintridge Sacred Heart won its second tournament in as many weekends and...

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  • State prison guards kill inmate, wound another as they try to break up fight

    State prison guards kill inmate, wound another as they try to break up fight

    Guards at a state prison in Northern California killed one inmate and critically wounded another as they tried to break up a fight in the recreation yard of the facility, authorities said Saturday. The incident occurred Friday afternoon at California State Prison-Sacramento as the guards tried...

  • Estancia girls’ tennis fittingly turned things around

    Estancia girls’ tennis fittingly turned things around

    After an 0-9 preseason and with a first-year head coach, it was nervous time for the Estancia High girls’ tennis team. Kevin Springer’s background is in fitness training, but the walk-on coach wasn’t sure if the Eagles were fit to compete in the Orange Coast League. “We got our butts kicked and...

  • Ocean View’s comeback falls short in 27-20 loss at Westminster

    Ocean View’s comeback falls short in 27-20 loss at Westminster

    For an Ocean View High football team battered with injuries and seeking its first Golden West League victory as it entered Friday night’s rivalry game with Westminster, fighting through adversity was bound to be critical. Yet following the Seahawks’ most resilient effort of the season, they still...

  • Arson investigators looking at suspicious fires in North Hollywood

    Los Angeles Fire Department investigators are looking into a string of suspicious fires in the North Hollywood area. Four cars burned on the first-floor parking level of a condominium complex along Burbank Boulevard near the Tujunga Greenbelt on Saturday afternoon, authorities said. Flames damaged...

  • Threatening messages from Suge Knight left ‘Straight Outta Compton’ director terrified

    Threatening messages from Suge Knight left ‘Straight Outta Compton’ director terrified

    F. Gary Gray was standing on a South L.A. street, filming a scene for the N.W.A biopic “Straight Outta Compton,” when the acclaimed director received a phone call from one of the men depicted in the movie. Marion “Suge” Knight was on the other end of the line, and he was angry, according to testimony...

  • McLawyer, timely defense spur Huntington Beach past Marina

    McLawyer, timely defense spur Huntington Beach past Marina

    Huntington Beach High football coach Brett Brown has sensed a change in his team the last couple of weeks. His players are showing up to the field full of energy and excitement, the sort of youthful exuberance that allows teams to pull off some amazing feats. For Huntington Beach, a .500 record...

  • Classic cars cruise into Newport Elementary show

    Classic cars cruise into Newport Elementary show

    Newport Elementary School’s fifth annual benefit car show brought more than 60 classic rides, GT series race cars and more to the Newport Beach campus Saturday. The event also included a children’s play area with face painting, a picture booth and pumpkin decorating.

  • Festival-goers get a patch of pumpkins at Newport Dunes

    Festival-goers get a patch of pumpkins at Newport Dunes

    Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort is hosting the Boots on the Beach Country Pumpkin Patch and other fall fun this weekend. The two-day festival continues from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday with a car show that includes iconic rides such as a Batmobile and the “Back to the Future” DeLorean. Admission is...

  • FitzGerald, Pattinelli turn in stellar Mt. SAC Invite efforts

    If there’s one opportunity the two-day-long 70th annual Mt. San Antonio College Cross-Country Invitational provides, it’s a chance to showcase a team’s talent. A few local squads and individuals chose to do so. The Crescenta Valley boys finished in the top three behind a second-place effort from...

  • Fountain Valley roughs up Newport Harbor, keeps Sailors winless in football

    Fountain Valley roughs up Newport Harbor, keeps Sailors winless in football

    Amid all the punches thrown and all the shoving on the football field at Newport Harbor High on Friday, Fountain Valley won the fight that counted. The Barons defeated the Sailors 35-7 at Davidson Field, moving into a three-way tie for second place in the Sunset League. The Barons, who are 6-2...

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  • Tipped big rig hauling tons of tomatoes blocks 3 northbound lanes of the 215 Freeway

    Tipped big rig hauling tons of tomatoes blocks 3 northbound lanes of the 215 Freeway

    An overturned big rig that spilled several tons of tomatoes forced the closure of three lanes of the northbound 215 Freeway in Riverside early Saturday, officials said. It was unclear what caused the accident, which was reported at 12:20 a.m. just south of Columbia Avenue. The California Highway...

  • 'Home away from home': After fires razed their houses, safari workers find relief in saving animals

    'Home away from home': After fires razed their houses, safari workers find relief in saving animals

    The day after the fire, Terry Cotter couldn’t walk from the parking lot to the dinner tables at Safari West without someone hugging him and offering condolences. A tour guide at the private Africa-inspired wildlife park, Cotter was one of at least 10 staff members whose homes burned Oct. 8 when...

  • Hoover football no match for Pasadena

    PASADENA — Pasadena High’s football team used plenty of big plays on Friday night to trounce visiting Hoover 68-6 in a Pacific League contest. Hoover (1-7, 0-4) fell behind 56-0 at halftime. Hoover’s Mattis Richards completed 17 out of 41 passes for 159 yards and one touchdown. James Chang caught...

  • Flintridge Prep football falls short against Mission Prep

    Flintridge Prep football falls short against Mission Prep

    LA CAÑADA — Flintridge Prep football was one win away from having an undefeated regular season on its home field. The final hurdle was visiting division powerhouse Mission College Prep. Flintridge Prep was unable to handle Mission Prep, handing the visitors a large cushion early on the way to a...

  • Big lead propels Burbank football to upset of Crescenta Valley

    Big lead propels Burbank football to upset of Crescenta Valley

    GLENDALE – A stellar first half and grit over the final two quarters delivered the Burbank High football team one of its biggest Pacific League victories in years. The unranked Division VII Bulldogs led by 27 points at halftime and marched to an impressive 37-20 victory over Division VI No. 2-ranked...

  • Burroughs sees playoffs hopes dim with loss to Muir

    BURBANK — Any CIF Southern Section playoff hopes substantially dimmed for the Burroughs High football team Friday evening. The Indians came into the Pacific League contest tied for fourth place with Muir. When the night was over, Burroughs found itself knocked further down the league rung. The...

  • Howard, St. Francis football blow out Salesian

    lOS ANGELES — Blake Howard had plenty to celebrate during a sensational first half. Howard had two touchdown catches and had something new to celebrate, as he recorded his first career interception and returned it for a touchdown to help visiting St. Francis register a 69-0 Angelus League win against...

  • Three suspects to stand trial in one of the deadliest arson fires in L.A. history

    Three suspects to stand trial in one of the deadliest arson fires in L.A. history

    Three people suspected of igniting one of the city’s worst apartment fires — killing 10 people, seven of them children — must stand trial. A judge on Friday ordered gang members Ramiro Valerio, Joseph Monge and Johanna Lopez to go to trial, the Associated Press reported. They have pleaded not guilty...

  • Roberts to leave top job at Adventist Health Glendale

    Kevin Roberts, president and chief executive of Adventist Health Glendale, formerly known as Glendale Adventist Medical Center, will leave his leadership role at the hospital on Nov. 3 to pursue other opportunities, according to Adventist officials. In a memo to employees, physicians, volunteers...

  • Filing errors knock rent control in Glendale out of consideration — for now

    Filing errors knock rent control in Glendale out of consideration — for now

    The petition filed at the beginning of this month to introduce a form of rent stabilization in the city of Glendale hit an administrative setback last week as the city clerk’s office deemed the filing of more than 11,000 signatures invalid due to compliance issues with state election codes. John...

  • Burbank teachers call for better wages, working conditions

    Burbank teachers call for better wages, working conditions

    Clad in black, nearly two dozen Burbank Unified teachers and their families stood in front of City Hall Thursday evening with signs calling for better wages and working conditions. The protest was held as contract negotiations continue between the Burbank Teachers Assn. and the Burbank Unified...

  • Sports Roundup: Providence volleyball knocks off Archer for shot at title

    GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL Providence d. Archer, 10-25, 25-15, 25-22, 14-25, 15-13: The Pioneers knocked Archer from the ranks of Liberty League unbeaten with a thrilling win Friday night and, in the process, put themselves in position to share a league title. Providence (13-4, 5-1), which was led by 17...

  • Attempted-murder charges dismissed, then refiled against son of ex-‘Real Housewives’ star

    Attempted-murder charges dismissed, then refiled against son of ex-‘Real Housewives’ star

    Attempted-murder and other charges were dismissed Friday but promptly refiled against Joshua Waring, son of a former star of “The Real Housewives of Orange County,” after a judge ruled that he was denied his right to a speedy preliminary hearing. Orange County Superior Court Judge Thomas Goethals...

  • Wildlife art at Library of the Canyons tracked by artist and outdoorsman

    Wildlife art at Library of the Canyons tracked by artist and outdoorsman

    Visitors to the Library of the Canyons can’t help but notice the varieties of animal tracks winding along the walls. There’s paw, hoof and claw prints. If you can’t match a print with its corresponding four-legged mammal, just follow the tracks to a painting of the animal that left it, be it bobcat,...

  • L.A. aims to help disadvantaged communities cash in on marijuana legalization

    L.A. aims to help disadvantaged communities cash in on marijuana legalization

    The war on drugs has taken a disproportionate toll on people who are poor, black or Latino, community activists have long lamented. Now that marijuana is on the brink of legalization in California, Los Angeles leaders want to make sure that disadvantaged people can cash in. L.A. has been crafting...

  • DJI drone store is ready for launch in Costa Mesa

    DJI drone store is ready for launch in Costa Mesa

    DJI Orange County, a drone experience store offering the full gamut of sales, service and support, will officially launch Saturday in Costa Mesa. The store at 2927 Bristol St. will feature an array of products from DJI — a Chinese company that is considered a dominant force in the drone industry....

  • Around Town: It’s Surf-O-Rama time Saturday in Huntington Beach

    The Huntington Beach Downtown Business Improvement District and the Huntington Beach International Surfing Museum will present Surf-O-Rama, a surf and car show Saturday on Fifth Street between Pacific Coast Highway and Olive Street. The event, which runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., will include a fair...

  • Huntington Beach man to appear on ‘Adventure Capitalists’ TV show

    Huntington Beach man to appear on ‘Adventure Capitalists’ TV show

    A Huntington Beach man and his electric bike business are scheduled to make their network debut at 10 p.m. Tuesday on CNBC’s “Adventure Capitalists.” Chris Barnes will pitch Cab Motorworks on the reality-TV program which, in a format resembling ABC’s “Shark Tank,” features him trying to convince...

  • Newport’s ocean piers are due $1.5M in standard maintenance

    Newport’s ocean piers are due $1.5M in standard maintenance

    The Newport Beach City Council will weigh a $1.5 million maintenance package for the city’s two piers. Officials are scheduled to vote on a contract Tuesday for Gardena-based John S. Meek Co. to inspect and repair the timber support structures below the concrete decks of the historic Newport and...

  • Cast of ‘Cagney’ visits the late actor’s old stomping grounds

    Cast of ‘Cagney’ visits the late actor’s old stomping grounds

    The cast of the musical “Cagney” stopped by the Warner Bros. Studio in Burbank recently to get a first-hand look at some of the places where the late actor James Cagney was filmed. During the tour, the performers visited Hennesy Street, New York Street and some of the other sets and locations where...

  • Laguna Beach Council will discuss proposed park renovations

    Laguna Beach Council will discuss proposed park renovations

    Laguna Beach City Council on Tuesday will consider designs for renovations at both Top of the World and Alta Laguna parks. Two years ago the council requested re-designs of the parks to take water conservation into account amid the state’s drought. Some of the changes proposed at Top of the World...

  • After years of disappointment, Dodger Nation drinks in the end of one baseball drought

    After years of disappointment, Dodger Nation drinks in the end of one baseball drought

    They came from all over dressed in Dodger blue. From Boyle Heights and Long Island, N.Y. From Oklahoma, Iowa and San Pedro, all convinced that their date with destiny would come right here in the Windy City. It had been more than a quarter of a century since the Dodgers made it to the World Series...

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