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  • Sport Chalet burn victim files lawsuit

    Sport Chalet burn victim files lawsuit
    One of two employees injured in an explosion at the La Cañada Flintridge Sport Chalet on March 1 is suing the company. Lauren Polzin, a 27-year-old who led the store's scuba department, was severely burned when she was asked to shut off a gas valve...
  • Slow recovery for Sport Chalet burn victims

    Slow recovery for Sport Chalet burn victims
    Nearly two weeks after a gas explosion rocked the La Cañada Flintridge Sport Chalet store, two employees who sustained severe burns in the incident find themselves in a slow recovery. Lauren Polzin, a 27-year-old who led the store's scuba department,...
  • Piece of pipe hurled at La Crescenta home, triggering bomb investigation

    A pipe that was found Thursday in front a La Crescenta home -- prompting a response by bomb investigators -- turned out to have been struck by a passing car and launched toward the house, officials said. The pipe was discovered about 1:36 p.m. in the...
  • 2 employees hurt in explosion at Sport Chalet in La Cañada

    2 employees hurt in explosion at Sport Chalet in La Cañada
    Two people were taken to the hospital after an explosion occurred in the pool area at the Sport Chalet in La Canada Flintridge. The incident occurred around 10 a.m., according to Sgt. Cynthia Gonzales of the Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station....
  • Sport Chalet employees hurt in explosion were asked to investigate gas odor

    Sport Chalet employees hurt in explosion were asked to investigate gas odor
    The two Sport Chalet employees who were hurt in an explosion at the sporting goods store Friday were asked to shut off a gas valve after someone reported smelling gas, authorities said. Two employees, who were not identified, had unspecified injuries,...
  • Sport Chalet calls explosion at La Cañada store a 'tragic event'

    Sport Chalet calls explosion at La Cañada store a 'tragic event'
    Sport Chalet on Friday released a statement hours after two employees were injured in an explosion at the store in La Canada Flintridge, calling it a “tragic event” that was being investigated by outside agencies. The two employees -- who...
  • Explosion burns two Sports Chalet workers

    Explosion burns two Sports Chalet workers
    Two employees at the Sports Chalet in La Cañada Flintridge suffered burns Friday after an explosion ripped through the sporting goods store, authorities said. The two employees — who remained unidentified Friday afternoon — were asked to shut...
  • Police: Bomb threat to Glendale elementary was prank call

    Police: Bomb threat to Glendale elementary was prank call
    A bomb threat called into R.D. White Elementary school Monday morning that prompted an evacuation of the entire campus was determined to be a prank call, police said. Police will still attempt identify the caller – a task that can be challenging...
  • R.D. White Elementary bomb threat: 'It never crosses your mind that we might be next,' parent says

    R.D. White Elementary bomb threat: 'It never crosses your mind that we might be next,' parent says
    A bomb threat called into R.D. White Elementary school Monday morning that prompted an evacuation of the entire campus was determined to be a prank call, police said, but the incident served as a jolt to some parents as they picked up their children....
  • Bomb squad called in to inspect 'suspicious device' found in Glendale neighborhood

    A bomb squad has been called in to investigate a device that was found to be "suspicious in nature" at Bel Aire Drive and Thompson Avenue, officials said. The device was attached to a pole in the neighborhood, which has been closed off to passersby as a...
  • Suspicious object found on Glendale power pole determined to be safe

    Suspicious object found on Glendale power pole determined to be safe
    A bomb squad has rendered a pipe that was found to be "suspicious in nature" safe in North Glendale, officials said. The PVC pipe, which was had a cap on one end and no cap on the other end, was attached with zip ties to a power pole near Bel Aire Drive...
  • Suspicious package found near Temple Sinai of Glendale declared safe

    Suspicious package found near Temple Sinai of Glendale declared safe
    A suspicious package discovered Friday outside Temple Sinai of Glendale that prompted police to evacuate the area was determined to be safe after an attempt at detonation failed to produce an explosion, police said. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’...