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  • Council tries to defray cuts

    DOWNTOWN — The City Council on Thursday moved to lessen the blow of proposed cuts to police, fire and library services, using a patchwork of other funding sources to stave off hiring freezes and program reductions. The moves are expected to...
  • People urged to clear brush

    LA CAŅADA FLINTRIDGE — With the onset of dry summer conditions and fewer resources due to statewide budget constraints, local fire officials last week warned residents to be prepared for a tough fire season. The danger of fire in the Angeles,...
  • Council approves $785M budget

    CITY HALL — The City Council Tuesday adopted a $785.2-million budget for the coming fiscal year, avoiding considerable cuts to programs and services, but drawing criticism for hiking rates and fees amid a protracted recession. Councilman David...
  • Field trip to the rescue

    Field trip to the rescue
    The Aircraft Rescue Firefighting vehicle picked up speed and headed west in front of the Bob Hope Airport fire station Thursday morning while a crowd of youngsters waited patiently. Then, as it reached the group, it sprayed water over their heads,...
  • Warehouse fire caused $1.75M in damage

    Fire officials continue to investigate the cause of the fire that gutted a commercial building Tuesday evening near downtown Burbank, but said the blaze caused $1.75 million in damage. "It could take weeks to find out the cause, or we could know...
  • Teddy bears donated for use by paramedics

    Burbank firefighters and paramedics will have more than 150 teddy bears to assist on emergency calls after six-graders from St. Bernard Catholic School in L.A. donated the stuffed items earlier this month. Fondly referred to as "teddy bear time," Dale...
  • Fire damages garage in Glendale

    Firefighters on Thursday evening extinguished a garage fire in Glendale that caused an estimated $100,000 in damages, officials said. Fire crews were dispatched at 9:24 p.m. to the 1000 block of West Glenoaks Boulevard, where a detached garage was...
  • Apartment building struck by fire

    Apartment building struck by fire
    Several families were displaced after a fire tore through units of a two-story apartment building early Friday morning, fire officials said. The structure blaze at 427 N. Adams St. was reported at 3:55 a.m. and was upgraded to a two-alarm fire 10 minutes...
  • Fire knocked down at Glendale health center

    Fire knocked down at Glendale health center
    Glendale firefighters knocked down a fire Monday morning that started behind an electrical panel at a Glendale health center, authorities said. At 8:33 a.m., firefighters were dispatched to the Glendale Adult Health Care Center — located at 6900...
  • Glendale firefighters extinguish home fire

    Firefighters on Thursday afternoon knocked down a bathroom fire that started in a two-story Glendale home, authorities said. Glendale firefighters were dispatched at 1:02 p.m. to the 3100 block of Beaudry Terrace, where there was light smoke coming from...
  • Downtown L.A. fire engulfs tower, melts signs, bursts windows

    Downtown L.A.  fire engulfs tower, melts signs, bursts windows
    A massive fire in downtown Los Angeles early today engulfed an apartment tower that was under construction, damaged two other buildings and left freeways and roads closed, the Los Angeles Times reported.  Firefighters used the 110 Freeway to set up...
  • Firefighters knock down house fire in Glendale

    Firefighters knock down house fire in Glendale
    Firefighters on Tuesday knocked down a fire that had ripped through a detached outdoor sunroom of a Glendale home, causing an estimated $70,000 in damages, authorities said. Firefighters responded just before 5 p.m to the 1400 block of Ardmore Avenue,...