| Jan 22, 2012
Two decades after it was stolen, a Burbank couple looks to finally be getting their 1966 Volkswagen Beetle back. But they’ll have to pay $800 to do so.
The strange legal case began last summer after Francisco Quiroz of Northridge discovered the...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 4:12 PM
They came from all over the West Coast, six challengers armed to the teeth with knives and steel wills. They would need both to come out on top.
They are the most prestigious culinary students from some of the country’s most prestigious schools,...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 11:03 AM
A federal appeals court refused Thursday to make public the video of the Proposition 8 same-sex marriage trial, a victory for opponents of gay marriage.
A three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals said the video from the 2010 federal...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 1:54 PM
As the police department pushes forward with layers of independent oversight and monitors to restore public confidence, yet another lawsuit involving a former police officer has been filed against the city.
Former Burbank Police Det. Pete Allen has...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 6:34 PM
A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge ruled on Wednesday that there is sufficient evidence for a case involving two siblings arrested on suspicion of stabbing their aunt’s dog to death to go to trial.
Charissa Bodtcher, 23, and her brother,...
| Feb 26, 2012
The hundreds of Burbank residents who have yet to comply with a city ordinance that requires them to remove their wood roofs were given some breathing room this week, 20 years after the law was put on the books.
Homeowners with exposed wood roofs...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 3:49 PM
Barry Ross received congratulations from Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Fred Rotenberg after Ross was recently sworn in as the 2012 president of the Glendale Bar Assn. by Glendale Mayor Laura Friedman.
A native of the Glendale and Burbank area, Barry...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 5:19 PM
Getting the opportunity to be part of a team that won a second-straight national championship last season was a fulfilling experience for Becca Murray.
However, in a collegiate equestrian realm that is seeing more parity with each coming season, Murray...
| Apr 11, 2010
| 9:00 AM
After 10 months on the force, Burbank Police Officer Matthew Pavelka responded to a call for backup at the Ramada Inn parking lot. It would be the rookie’s last ride.
The routine stop in November 2003 escalated into a hail of gunfire that left...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 11:32 AM
More than a year after he was indicted by a grand jury for allegedly embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars, former Councilman John Drayman could soon get a firm trial date.
Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Stephen A. Marcus on Tuesday...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:30 PM
A 33-year-old male parolee who was convicted of killing his mother has been charged again, this time for allegedly hitting a neighbor over the head with a piece of metal, officials said.
Taron Gorgoyan faces one count of felony assault with a deadly...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 5:38 PM
When Arman Samsonian of Glendale slammed his SUV into a light pole and nearby fire hydrant one night in Valley Village, the lethal ramifications would come swift and without warning.
In the moments that followed on that Aug. 22 night, two women —...