| Oct 9, 2013
| 12:19 PM
After five of her best friends died in a car wreck, Vanessa Lanza made a pledge.
She'd never allow herself, or others, to drink and drive.
As of Tuesday, nearly 600 people had joined Lanza's online vow, in which she asked friends, classmates,...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 5:31 PM
The number of alcohol and drug-related traffic collisions in Burbank has dropped 35% since last year, but police have logged 22% more DUI arrests, year-to-date statistics show.
Officials attribute the trend to increased enforcement and public...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 12:39 PM
A 53-year-old Burbank man died Sunday night after being struck by a car while he was reportedly jaywalking across Olive Avenue, police said.
At around 10 p.m., the man, who was not immediately identified, ran across the street in the 2800 block of Olive...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 2:22 PM
The recent grand opening of Story Tavern on San Fernando Boulevard stirred a lot of memories for Les Rosenberg, former owner of Photo Art Shop that was located down the block.
Rosenberg grew up in town and is a member of the Burbank Historical Society...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Thursday, September 27. Police are looking for a group of suspected taggers in North Hollywood after a shooting Tuesday night.
A man on a bike was allegedly shot in the leg after one of the taggers believed he took a...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 10:40 PM
A massive manhunt for a missing FBI agent, the surprise departure of the city's chief executive, a National Teacher of the Year, tragic suicide and long-sought closure for the family of a murdered Burbank police officer.
The year 2012 was full of...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 5:00 AM
A massive manhunt for a missing FBI agent, the surprise departure of the city’s chief executive, a National Teacher of the Year, tragic suicide and long-sought closure for the family of a murdered Burbank police officer.
The year 2012 was full of...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 10:54 AM
A driver was in custody Tuesday after his car allegedly struck and killed a man in North Hollywood, police said.
The victim, in his 30s, was standing behind a parked van on the 7300 block of Clyborn Avenue about 6 a.m., putting on shoes, when he was...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 3:21 PM
The Burbank Police Department has received a $31,500 grant to fund sobriety checkpoints citywide through next September.
The funds will be used to conduct three sobriety checkpoints in Burbank streets in an effort to reduce the number of alcohol-related...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Monday, December 17. LAPD Chief Charlie Beck is calling for more security at LAUSD schools in the wake of Friday's mass shooting in a Newtown, Conn., elementary school.
Beck says he hopes to have LAPD officers patrol...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 1:57 PM
Re: “Hearing scheduled to discuss helicopter noise,” Political Landscape, June 1. If a helicopter-noise-hater needs to be rescued by a helicopter, do they have a card in their wallet that states, “I refuse to be rescued by helicopter...
| May 31, 2013
| 10:47 AM
The skies above the Mojave Desert are legendary. The first American jet plane flew here. The sound barrier was broken here. Space shuttles returned to Earth here. But less heralded are the failures and crashes, tragic footnotes to these remarkable...