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  • The environment deserves our care

    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...
  • Man pleads not guilty in Warner Bros. crash

    A New York man on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to crashing through a gate at Warner Bros. Studios on Friday afternoon with materials that could be used to make an explosive device. Michael Rodriguez-Cintron, whose last name varies slightly in records from...
  • Deadline nears for residents to replace wood roofs

    Deadline nears for residents to replace wood roofs
    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...
  • Officials propose temporary station closure to cut costs

    Officials propose temporary station closure to cut costs
    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,...
  • Airport's bid process called 'chaotic'

    Airport's bid process called 'chaotic'
    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...
  • Experts say California drought conditions leave Southland in 'unprecedented' fire danger

    Experts say California drought conditions leave Southland in 'unprecedented' fire danger
    Record dry conditions across California could create explosive wildfires at a time when the state should be rehydrating itself, experts warn.  Across California, vegetation that typically rehydrates with rain between December and April continues to...
  • Police: Glendale craft store subject of bomb prank

    Police: Glendale craft store subject of bomb prank
    Police evacuated employees and shoppers from a Michaels near City Hall Monday afternoon following a report of a bomb at the craft store, but no suspicious packages were found, and authorities believe the incident may have been a prank. [Updated at 8:...
  • Explosive device destroys mailbox in La Cañada Flintridge

    An unknown explosive device went off inside a mailbox on Tuesday night in La Cañada Flintridge, causing minor damage to a vehicle and destroying the mailbox, authorities said. The explosion occurred in the 300 block of Noren Street, just north of Crown...
  • Grenades prompt evacuation of Glendale police HQ

    Grenades prompt evacuation of Glendale police HQ
    A woman prompted the evacuation of the lobby of Glendale police headquarters Saturday evening after bringing in three grenades she found in her late father's condominium. The woman told police she was going through her father's belongings and clearing...
  • 9/11 memories: 'All hell was about to break loose'

    Even 12 years later, the events of Sept. 11, 2001, sear Americans' memories. In comments posted on latimes.com, people remember the tragic events of the day -- the moments, both good and bad, heroic and fearful, that are summed up by the numerals 9/11....
  • La Cañada History: Lanterman House preserved for museum

    La Cañada History: Lanterman House preserved for museum
    Ten Years Ago La Cañada resident Madylin Sweeten, then 12, who played Ally Barone in the TV series “Everyone Loves Raymond,” joined her fellow cast members and producers in accepting an Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series during the...
  • Bomb squad removes WWII-era grenade from La Crescenta home

    A Los Angeles County Sheriff’s bomb squad removed a live grenade from a home garage today in La Crescenta, police said. The homeowner discovered the WWII-era grenade in her garage in the 3500 block of Community Avenue about 10 a.m. and immediately...