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  • 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...
  • 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,...