| Aug 6, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Lisette Jones, 14, remembers who piqued her interest in robots — her next-door neighbor, a teenager, who was on a high school robotics team.
This past weekend, Lisette joined 10 others from the Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles for a three-day...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 9:54 AM
A handful of government officials will be at the Los Angeles Zoo Monday night to offer tips on how to avoid becoming a victim of identity theft.
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and representatives from the Internal Revenue Service, Federal Bureau of...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 2:09 PM
On Monday, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) will host a forum on identity theft protection at the L.A. Zoo’s Witherbee Auditorium at 7 p.m. intended to teach constituents how to better protect themselves from fraud and what to do in the event that their...
| May 19, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Police are looking for a man who allegedly robbed the Chase Bank at 500 N. Glendale Ave. on Monday and made off with an undisclosed amount of money.
At 12:40 p.m., the suspect entered the bank and demanded cash from a teller, said Tahnee Lightfoot, a...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 3:16 PM
A Glendale resident and retired Los Angeles building inspector was sentenced Monday to 2 1/2 years in prison resulting from a federal probe into bribe-taking at the Department of Building and Safety.
U.S. District Judge Dean D. Pregerson also ordered...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 2:25 PM
Before sentencing former Councilman John Drayman to one year in county jail for embezzling money from a local farmer’s market, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Stephen Marcus compared Drayman to other public officials who have made recent...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 9:19 AM
Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca has scheduled a news conference for 10 a.m., with sources telling The Times he plans to announce his retirement.
The news of Baca's decision to step down has stunned people inside and outside the Sheriff's Department....
| Jan 7, 2014
| 11:03 AM
Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca announced Tuesday that he would not seek a fifth term in office and would instead retire at the end of the month.
Baca — who spent 48 years with the department including 15 as sheriff — was at times...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 11:23 AM
Ten Years Ago
A man made off with slightly more than $800 worth of medication and other items from a La Cañada Flintridge pharmacy one Sunday in December 2003, after approaching the store’s counter and demanding the goods. The suspect, described as...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 10:59 AM
Writer/director David O. Russell has a knack for preserving his very offbeat voice, even in his higher-budget Hollywood endeavors. This is a guy whose first film, “Spanking the Monkey” (1994), was a sort-of-comedy about mother/son incest,...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 1:11 PM
A Glendale man who pleaded guilty in a federal “sextortion” case in which he targeted 350 women and coerced them into showing him pictures of themselves nude is scheduled to be sentenced Monday.
Karen “Gary” Kazaryan, 27, pleaded...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 4:11 PM
In a world where everything seems to be a reality show, nearly everyone appears to believe that his or her life qualifies for national exposure. The guy with a wacky family. The odd couple running a dry cleaners. The crazy old lady who never throws...