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  • Amy Beck released from prison, civil suit drags on

    Amy Beck released from prison, civil suit drags on
    Parties involved in an ongoing lawsuit stemming from a sexual liaison between a former Burbank Unified middle school teacher and her student met behind closed doors Friday to discuss moving the case from state to federal court. Attorneys declined to...
  • Hearing scheduled for man accused of killing Burbank offiicer, injuring another

    After years of postponements, a pre-trial hearing is scheduled next month for David Garcia, the man accused of killing Burbank Police Officer Matthew Pavelka in November 2003. A routine stop outside the Ramada Inn that year escalated into an exchange...
  • Another busy week for feature filming in L.A.

    Another busy week for feature filming in L.A.
    Feature film activity in Los Angeles continued to grow at a brisk pace, with on-location shoots for movies once again posting double-digit increases. Filming for features generated 189 production days for the week ended Sunday, up 66% from the same...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: LAPD Chief wants more police at LAUSD schools, Big rig accident closes truck lanes on 5 Freeway

    San Fernando Valley roundup: LAPD Chief wants more police at LAUSD schools, Big rig accident closes truck lanes on 5 Freeway
    Good morning, readers. Today is Monday, December 17. LAPD Chief Charlie Beck is calling for more security at LAUSD schools in the wake of Friday's mass shooting in a Newtown, Conn., elementary school. Beck says he hopes to have LAPD officers patrol...
  • Family, friends remember Burbank FBI agent

    Family, friends remember Burbank FBI agent
    For the first time since the body of her husband — missing FBI agent Stephen Ivens — was discovered July 30, Thea Ivens on Thursday opened up during a prayer vigil about coping with his death after holding out hope for 80 days that he'd be...
  • North Hollywood man wanted for murder is arrested by border patrol agents

    A North Hollywood man who attempted to cross the U.S.-Mexico border late Wednesday night was taken into custody after border patrol officers discovered he was wanted on suspicion of murder. Oscar E. Aguilera walked up to the Otay Mesa border crossing...
  • Big Jay McNeely still puts on a lively show

    Big Jay McNeely still puts on a lively show
    Tenor saxophonist Big Jay McNeely has been a musical revolutionary for decades. His first recording, the sinuous, irresistible 1949 instrumental “Deacon's Hop,” ignited a rhythm-and-blues explosion that heralded and hastened the rise of rock...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: I-5 big rig crash slows Monday morning commute, Ex-LAUSD teacher pleads no contest to molestation charges

    San Fernando Valley roundup: I-5 big rig crash slows Monday morning commute, Ex-LAUSD teacher pleads no contest to molestation charges
    Good morning, readers. Today is Tuesday, August 21. A big rig crash on I-5 snarled traffic for hours in Burbank on Monday. The early-morning crash on northbound Interstate 5 near the Scott Road exit resulted in the closure of three lanes as officials...
  • Bomb squad called to possible indoor marijuana farm in Van Nuys

    The Los Angeles Police Department sent its bomb squad Wednesday to an industrial building in Van Nuys that may be serving as an indoor marijuana farm, authorities said. Police responded around 5:15 a.m. to a building in the 15800 block of Stagg Street,...
  • Good Samaritan electrocuted in Valley Village was Burbank resident

    One of two women who died after being electrocuted at a car accident in Valley Village was identified as Irma Zamora, 40, of Burbank, police said Thursday. Zamora and another woman rushed to help the driver, who lost control of his vehicle about 8:25 p....
  • 2011 L.A. feature film production edges up, TV dips

    2011 L.A. feature film production edges up, TV dips
    Los Angeles continued to lose TV shoots in 2011 to New York, but the area saw a modest increase in feature activity, partly due to the state's film tax credit. Overall, on-location filming in Los Angeles area rose 4% last year, as a rise in feature...
  • LAPD identifies woman slammed to ground in Tujunga traffic stop

    A 34-year-old woman involved in an altercation with Los Angeles police that is now under investigation was identified Tuesday night as Michelle Jordan. The Sunland resident was pulled over Aug. 21 on a cellphone violation and was arrested on suspicion of...