Good morning, 818. Today is Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015. Temperatures for today are forecasted to reach a high of 75 and a low of 56, according to the National Weather Service.
Here are your local headlines:
- Brewyard Beer Co., the first craft-beer brewery in Glendale, opened last week and started serving up pours of what began as homemade recipes brewed by two friends in a Mission Hills garage.
- The Haggen Food & Pharmacy on West Verdugo Avenue in Burbank could soon become a Smart & Final store location, if the U.S. Bankruptcy Court of Delaware in Wilmington approves a deal between the companies on Tuesday.
- A man was killed Tuesday afternoon after getting struck by a Metrolink passenger train in Glendale, police said.
- An off-duty Glendale police officer was charged Tuesday with allegedly fighting, while drunk, two Burbank police officers responding to a disturbance call at Barney’s Beanery last month, officials said.
- The westbound and eastbound Alameda Avenue on-ramps to the northbound Golden State (5) Freeway will be closed beginning this morning at 9 a.m. up to Monday at 6 a.m. while crews pave ramps and a segment of the lane. Detour signs will be posted.
- Shortly after midnight Tuesday morning, during a City Council meeting that had stretched on more than six hours, Burbank City Manager Mark Scott said he planned to resign if a council vote did not go the way he wanted. The measure he wanted passed later failed, and no official notice about whether Scott has, in fact, resigned has been made public.
- A 23-year-old Los Angeles woman was arrested Monday in connection with stealing teachers’ credit cards last month from classrooms at three elementary schools, two of which were in Burbank, police said.
- With 94% passing the math portion and 95% passing the English language arts portion, Burbank Unified high school students scored significantly higher than the state average on the California High School Exit Exam.
- This month, as new, cleaner buses shuttle passengers to and from parking lots and the terminal building at Bob Hope Airport, officials from Burbank, the airport and the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority are also promoting a recently expanded BurbankBus route as a way to get to and from the airport during the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday week.
- Nearly all of the Glendale students who took the California High School Exit Exam during the 2014-15 academic year passed it, according to the results state officials released last week.
- Dozens of students in Glendale Unified's GATE program used their ingenuity and passion to invent a variety of products and enter them in the 22nd annual Invention Convention this past weekend.
Ryan Fonseca, firstname.lastname@example.org