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  • Shooting death of Officer Pavelka

    Shooting death of Officer Pavelka
    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...
  • Political Landscape: Ramani: Gatto is aloof

    Representatives for Republican Assembly candidate Sunder Ramani are arguing that his opponent is dodging opportunities to participate in debates ahead of the June 8 runoff election to represent Glendale, Burbank and parts of Los Angeles. Ramani...
  • TSA fines woman

    DOWNTOWN — A month after a judge agreed to drop a misdemeanor battery charge against a woman who refused to relinquish a cooler of snacks for her ailing mother at Bob Hope Airport, she now faces a $2,500 fine. Nadine Kay Hays, of Camarillo, who was...
  • Liu welcomes ideas at town hall

    Community solutions posed Saturday to state Sen. Carol Liu about the state's budget crisis ranged from streamlining school administrators to allowing the production of hemp. The suggestions came during a town hall meeting at the Glendale Central Library...
  • Valley protection in sights

    PASADENA — Rep. Adam Schiff on Friday announced the start of the long-awaited study of the region's hillsides, which could lead to federal protection of the local area. The announcement was a major milestone for Schiff (D-Burbank), who began...
  • Devine marks seventh female council member in Glendale's 108-year history

    Devine marks seventh female council member in Glendale's 108-year history
    When former Glendale Councilwoman Eileen Givens went knocking on doors to campaign for the first time, some residents told her they couldn’t vote for her because there was already a woman on the council, as if the token seat was occupied. PHOTOS:...
  • 818 Roundup: Male suspects dressed as women allegedly steal baby formula; Burbank midyear crime stats show property crime up, violent crime down

    818 Roundup: Male suspects dressed as women allegedly steal baby formula; Burbank midyear crime stats show property crime up, violent crime down
    Good morning, 818 readers. Today is Wednesday, July 16. Weather for today is expected to reach a high of 80 degrees and a low of 65, with patchy fog forecasted throughout the day. Your top regional news: - The U.S. House Appropriations Committee voted...
  • Glendale Preservation Commission to rule on historic home

    Glendale Preservation Commission to rule on historic home
    The Historical Preservation Commission is set to decide the fate of a Ranch-style home on Thursday that the owner wants to demolish, even though it’s located in a historic district. The proposal to raze the 1954 home in the 1500 block of Valley...
  • Schiff co-sponsors amendment to research energy-saving technologies

    Schiff co-sponsors amendment to research energy-saving technologies
    An amendment to secure $20 million of additional funding for a program to assist the private sector in creating high-impact, energy-saving technologies passed the House of Representatives on Thursday with a 216-206 vote. Co-written by Rep. Adam Schiff...
  • Mixed-use project passes first round of review

    Mixed-use project passes first round of review
    Another mixed-use apartment complex may be headed to Glendale as a 180-unit project featuring restaurant, retail and live-work components passed the first round of City Council design review on a unanimous vote Tuesday afternoon. More than 3,800 units...
  • Split vote stalls action on new signboard rules in La Cañada

    After a lively debate late Tuesday on whether the city's sign ordinance should be tweaked to allow two Foothill Boulevard private schools to install electronic message boards, the La Cañada Flintridge Planning Commission remained evenly split 2-2, leading...
  • Private summer schools spark debate on education inequality

    Private summer schools spark debate on education inequality
    In Beverly Hills, high school students can take a U.S. history course for $798 this summer; in La Cañada Flintridge, Spanish is offered for $775, and in Arcadia, a creative writing course costs $605, plus a $25 registration fee. While summer programs in...