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The Burbank Metrolink station and a train on which there was thought to be a bomb have been cleared by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s bomb squad, Burbank police announced on Twitter just before 2 p.m. All of the roughly 20 passengers were...
Tags: Explosions, Social Media
So what was it? The loud explosion that jolted North Hollywood on Tuesday night remained a mystery the next morning, authorities said. An officer at the Los Angeles Police Department's North Hollywood station said police searched the area for a half...
A week before the multinational conglomerates begin their invented holiday of Black Friday, Magnolia Park's boutiques host a much more personal shopping affair that keeps a large portion of money in Burbank. And for the first time in a long time, they'...
It took firefighters in Burbank more than three hours Friday morning to knock down a three-alarm fire that destroyed a wholesale cigarette and tobacco business. The fire at Wholesale Giant Inc., at 4410 W. Victory Blvd., was reported at 3:30 a.m., with...
Tags: Fires, Explosions
A man suffered severe burns after an explosion this week in a Santa Clarita apartment that authorities said was being used as a marijuana grow house and laboratory for the extraction of tetrahydrocannabinol, commonly known as THC and the active ingredient...
The Transportation Security Administration has halted a “long-standing” arrangement with Bob Hope Airport police when investigating unattended bags, raising safety and security concerns among officials at the airfield. In an April 19 email to...
Burbank firefighters put out small vegetation fires near the Burbank City Yard facility Wednesday afternoon, after an explosion shut down streets near Lake Street and Olive Avenue, officials said. Burning leaves on the roof of a collision center on...
With the 20-year period for replacing all-wood-shingle roofs with less fire-prone material nearing its Aug. 14, 2012, deadline, 128 homes have yet to make the transition. The drumbeat to shore up the last of the holdouts is expected to get louder as...
Bob Hope Airport officials missed by millions when they estimated the costs of a proposed four-story transportation hub because of unrealistic expectations, last-minute design changes and unaddressed inflation concerns, according to contractors who sought...
A proposal to close firefighting operations out of a West Burbank station for nine months will allow the fire department to meet its 5% spending cut, but Chief Ray Krakowski warned that emergency response times will be affected citywide. Under the plan,...
City officials are looking into whether developers of a massive NBC Universal project are underestimating how the added traffic will affect surrounding streets in West Burbank. The influx could be significant. The nearly 400-acre site for the NBC...
I completely disagree with Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich's "no" vote on banning single-use plastic bags in the county and his reasons for doing so ("Not the proper time for a bag ban," Nov. 24). He claims it puts an unfair burden on...
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