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  • 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’...
  • Giving residents a quake-up call

    Giving residents a quake-up call
    It is a matter of when, not if. That was the message Thursday at Providence High School in Burbank, where representatives of Chile's emergency services division joined local and state officials for a simulated earthquake response. The drill was in...
  • In Theory: Save the mother or the baby?

    Q. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix, Ariz. has stripped St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, also in Phoenix, of its Catholic affiliation for performing emergency surgery on a woman that saved the woman's life but ended her pregnancy, which...
  • Large billboard for commercial to go up in flames

    Large billboard for commercial to go up in flames
    Things are going to explode in downtown Glendale tonight -- literally. A large billboard used for an Outback Steakhouse commercial at a vacant lot at Orange Street and Wilson Street will go up in flames, according to plans outlined in a permit filed with...
  • 'Explosive' winds to whip up high fire danger

    'Explosive' winds to whip up high fire danger
    High wind and red flag warnings were issued Wednesday in anticipation of gusts that could reach 80 mph and create what a spokeswoman called “explosive” fire conditions in Southern California. Intense Santa Ana winds are expected to begin...
  • Small Wonders: He's not here to make friends

    Editor's note: While Patrick Caneday takes some time off, we’re running some of his choices for re-publication. This column was first published May 15, 2010. Each Saturday morning I open the local newspaper and am shocked to see my scraggly,...
  • Man with pipe bomb claims it was for protection

    A 50-year-old man who was arrested Saturday after turning in a pipe bomb to Glendale police allegedly told officers that two men were trying to kill him, so he built the device for protection. Saro Akhverdyan is expected to appear in the Los Angeles...
  • Officials tussle over rail crossing

    Officials tussle over rail crossing
    GLENDALE — Los Angeles County transportation officials may have earmarked $6.6 million for safety upgrades to the Doran Street rail crossing, but state officials say they will continue push to have it closed, citing the danger posed by a nearby...
  • Glendale police locate robbery suspects

    Glendale police locate robbery suspects
    The hunt for two alleged robbers who got away with cash from a Bank of America Monday morning ended hours later after police found them at homes in Northridge and Glendale, officials said. Authorities did not release their identities Monday night....