818 Roundup: Discarded couches, shed fire, shelter contest

Good morning readers! Today is Tuesday, May 27. It looks to be a hot one today, with tempatures reaching 90 degrees this afternoon. Stay cool, and check out these headlines from around the area: 

Picture after picture of discarded shopping carts, couches, broken TVs, even a dishwasher — all altered by colored filters — show up on the Instagram stream for a fake Glendale Visitor’s Bureau. The creator of the account, @visitglendale, said his aim is to highlight the bulky trash that dots his neighborhood in an entertaining way. Glendale News-Press

A shed that caught fire at the rear of a home on North California Street on Friday afternoon set off ammunition that was stored inside, authorities said. Burbank Leader

The Burbank Animal Shelter is looking to double the number of adoptions it made last summer for a chance at winning $100,000 in a national competition. On June 1, the shelter will kick off its summer adoption events by allowing people to adopt cats, dogs, turtles and bunnies for free in an effort called “Empty the Shelter.” Burbank Leader

Two of the more difficult accomplishments at Saturday’s CIF Southern Section Divisional Track and Field Championships at Cerritos College are to win a title and advance to the following week’s elite Masters Meet back in Norwalk. La Cañada Valley Sun 

-- Dan Evans, dan.evans@latimes.com 
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