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  • Think Again: Why closing libraries is wrong

    While he can’t read yet, my 2-year-old son has a passion for books. Every time he enters my office he heads straight for the bookcase. I blame Glendale’s Casa Verdugo Library children’s program, which he attends every week. Each week,...
  • Firefighters battle house garage fire in Glendale [Updated]

    Glendale firefighters are knocking down a residential garage fire near Isabel and E. Dryden Street north of the Ventura (134) Freeway. It was not immediately known what caused the blaze. Firefighters continued to extinguish flames and hot spots as of 7:...
  • Date set for Station fire hearing

    A congressional hearing that would have taken testimony from top forest and firefighting officials on the response to the devastating Station fire has been rescheduled for Oct. 12 in Pasadena. The hearing was originally to be held Aug. 10 but was...
  • Fire headquarters at Bob Hope to get face-lift

    Fire headquarters at Bob Hope to get face-lift
    Twenty years after the temporary fire station at Bob Hope Airport was built, officials this week appropriated $117,000 to make the building a bit more livable. The fire station comprises a group of trailers inside a hangar near the intersection of the...
  • Commercial fire in Burbank spreads to house

    Commercial fire in Burbank spreads to house
    A commercial fire that spread to an adjacent house Monday night in Burbank caused an estimated $44,000 in damage, officials said. Burbank firefighters responded to the fire at about 5 p.m. Monday at Niagara Street and Olive Avenue, with billowing...
  • Firefighters knock down house blaze in North Glendale amid high winds

    Firefighters were able to extinguish a "well-involved" house fire in North Glendale this morning as high winds threatened to spread the blaze to surrounding structures. One occupant of the home suffered from minor smoke inhalation, but no other injuries...
  • Glendale firefighters learn from 'reality TV'

    Glendale firefighters learn from 'reality TV'
    Capt. Matthew Luchetta sat in the hot seat and called out commands Thursday to fellow firefighters as he took stock of a smoky three-story apartment building on Cypress Street. But it could have just as easily been a plane crash, hazardous materials...
  • Firefighters respond to vegetation fire near Glendale (2) Freeway [Updated]

    Glendale and Los Angeles firefighters are reportedly close to extinguishing a vegetation fire near the southbound Glendale (2) Freeway and Colorado Street. The size of the fire, which was reported about 2:15 p.m., was not immediately available. On-...
  • Pair accused of stealing caps off Burbank fire hydrants

    Pair accused of stealing caps off Burbank fire hydrants
    A woman and man were arrested Wednesday after a resident spotted them stealing the caps off of fire hydrants, police said. Luis Castaneda, 39, of Burbank, and Angelina Munoz, 50, of Sun Valley, were taken into custody about 9:40 p.m. in connection with...
  • Blaze causes $80K in damage to Glendale business

    An early blaze swept through a medical supplies store Thursday, causing $80,000 in damage, officials said. No one was injured in the fire, which was reported about 2:56 a.m. at Ocean View Health Care on the 3400 block of Ocean View Boulevard, said...
  • In Glendale and La Crescenta, two house fires on Saturday night

    No one was injured Saturday night when two fires broke out in Glendale and La Crescenta. At 9:55 p.m., a fire started at a South Glendale apartment complex causing damage to five apartment units on the 800 block of E. Acacia Avenue. The fire started...
  • Police: Auto repair shop fire may be coincidence

    Police: Auto repair shop fire may be coincidence
    Police say a blaze that ripped through an auto repair shop in Burbank early Saturday may not be related to rash of car fires that have swept through L.A. and portions of the San Fernando Valley. Officials are still investigating the cause of the blaze...