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  • 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,...
  • Explosion burns two Sports Chalet workers

    Explosion burns two Sports Chalet workers
    Two employees at the Sports Chalet in La Caņada 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’...
  • 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...
  • 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....