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  • Close Verdugo bike lane, reopen pool

    I have lived between Clark and Verdugo for 52 years. I rode my bicycle as a child and an adult on Verdugo Avenue and never had a problem. My children rode their bikes, and they never experienced problems, either. The night they had their new bike...
  • Motorcyclist significantly injured in Burbank crash

    Motorcyclist significantly injured in Burbank crash
    A 76-year-old Los Angeles man was significantly injured Tuesday afternoon when his motorcycle collided with a vehicle at Buena Vista Street and Alameda Avenue Tuesday afternoon, shutting down the intersection for about 30 minutes, police said. Shortly...
  • MTA bus, two vehicles collide in North Hollywood, two injured

    A collision involving an MTA bus and two vehicles in North Hollywood Friday morning left two men critically injured and four other people with minor injuries.  Paramedics were sent to the 12600 block of Sherman Way after a 9:12 a.m. call about the crash,...
  • Car crashes into Al & Ed's Auto Sound

    Car crashes into Al & Ed's Auto Sound
    A man allegedly fell asleep while driving down Magnolia Boulevard early Friday morning, crashing into an automobile accessory store.  The manager of Al & Ed's Auto Sound received calls from the alarm company and the driver of the vehicle informing him...
  • Taco Bell to stay on Magnolia

    After an almost three-hour debate, the City Council on Tuesday effectively nixed a new Taco Bell at the intersection of Burbank Boulevard and Buena Vista Street, citing traffic safety concerns tied to a proposed drive-through on the site. The...
  • Transient killed near Bob Hope Airport

    Transient killed near Bob Hope Airport
    The 50-year-old man who was struck and killed by a car near Bob Hope Airport on Saturday was homeless, authorities said. Burbank police on Monday continued their investigation into the death of the man, who Los Angeles County coroner’s officials...
  • Small Wonders: The invasion of the parrots

    You hear them long before you see them. They announce their pending arrival like the blare of an ambulance giving you warning from blocks away — a distant peal growing louder and louder until you can't ignore it any longer. When you look up from...
  • Families of Metrolink crash dead to get average of $4.2 million

    Families of Metrolink crash dead to get average of $4.2 million
    Families of the 24 Metrolink passengers killed in the collision with a freight train three years ago in Chatsworth will receive an average of $4.2 million each in compensation under a distribution formula worked out by a Los Angeles judge and made...
  • Four injured as car and bus collide in Woodland Hills

    Four people were injured when a car collided with an Orange Line bus in Woodland Hills on Thursday morning. The bus was westbound on Victory Boulevard near Mason Avenue at about 8:15 a.m. when a car apparently ran a red light and they collided, said...
  • Bike collisions on the rise

    Bike collisions on the rise
    Burbank police say they’re concerned about an increase in the number of bicycle accidents over the past two years — a trend made all the more troublesome since the injuries have also gotten more serious. Through October this year, police have...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: Two women allegedly dead after attempting to help victims of auto accident, LL Cool J stops home burglary

    San Fernando Valley roundup: Two women allegedly dead after attempting to help victims of auto accident, LL Cool J stops home burglary
    Good morning, readers. Today is Thursday, August 23 and here are some of the latest local stories from around the Web. Two women died in Valley Village last night while trying to help victims of an auto accident, Patch reports. They were allegedly...
  • No injuries reported in Friday's big-rig crash

    No injuries reported in Friday's big-rig crash
    A big rig crashed into the center divider on the 5 Freeway in Burbank on Friday night, closing all lanes on both sides. The incident occurred shortly before 5 p.m. on the southbound side of the freeway at Hollywood Way when the driver apparently lost...