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  • Officials issue Halloween warnings for pedestrian safety, drug-laced candy

    Officials issue Halloween warnings for pedestrian safety, drug-laced candy
    Public safety officials have issued a slew of warnings for parents as they prepare to take their children trick-or-treating this Halloween night. Chief among them: beware of drunk drivers, marijuana-laced candy, and dark streets and alleys. Halloween is...
  • Decision on bike paths delayed

    Burbank bicyclists will have at least another six months of designated bike paths and left-turn lanes along Verdugo Avenue between Olive Avenue and Hollywood Way. Verdugo Avenue was restriped in May to allow for bicycle lanes in both directions, as...
  • Mailbag: Changing from the polluting norm

    It amazes me when I hear a few residents of Burbank whine about how they do not want to adopt change in their city ("Remove bike lanes from busy streets," June 12) because they don't want to be like other cities and like things the way they are. Things...
  • Motorcyclist killed in Burbank

    A 65-year-old Burbank man was killed Tuesday morning after his motorcycle collided with a big rig at Buena Vista Street and Burbank Boulevard, officials said — the second fatality on city streets in less than a week. The motorcyclist, who...
  • Fans pay tribute to 'Fast & Furious' actor Paul Walker and Roger Rodas

    Fans pay tribute to 'Fast & Furious' actor Paul Walker and Roger Rodas
    The fast and furious became the solemn and reverential Sunday as hundreds of fans and mourners met in Valencia to pay tribute to the memory of actor Paul Walker and Roger Rodas, killed Nov. 30 in a car crash. Under cold but clear skies, a line of muscle...
  • Vigils honor victim of 1923 Glendale railway crash

    Vigils honor victim of 1923 Glendale railway crash
    E.M. Bainbridge's plans to stop a runaway train car thundering down Glendale Avenue were thwarted 90 years ago when a northbound steam engine crashed head-on into the railroad car, leaving behind a plume of smoke, snarled steel and splintered wood....
  • Semi-truck collision on Foothill (210) Freeway shuts down Lowell Ave. offramp

    The offramp on the eastbound Foothill (210) Freeway at Lowell Avenue was closed Friday morning after a collision involving a jack-knifed semi-truck and three vehicles, according to Officer Tony Polizzi with the California Highway Patrol. The incident...
  • Man tries stealing child's bike, injures himself instead

    Man tries stealing child's bike, injures himself instead
    A Glendale man attempted to steal and ride off on a child’s bicycle this week, but didn’t get very far after falling and injuring himself, police said. Wesley Hogan, 32, pleaded not guilty Wednesday to burglary and drug charges stemming...
  • 818 Roundup: Burbank Selects New Mayor, Glendale City Council to discuss Weaver comments on groping allegations

    818 Roundup: Burbank Selects New Mayor, Glendale City Council to discuss Weaver comments on groping allegations
    Good morning, readers! Today is Friday, May 2. Weather for the Glendale area is expected to drop slightly with a high of 94 and a low of 63 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. In the news from your area: - After eight years of...
  • City, politicians discuss Doran crossing

    Glendale city officials are working behind-the-scenes to get state, local and federal politicians to back a proposal to close one of the most dangerous railroad crossings in the San Fernando Road corridor and build two bridges over the Los Angeles River...
  • Looking to address pedestrian-safety issue

    Looking to address pedestrian-safety issue
    Glendale's ongoing issues with pedestrian safety have claimed the lives of two 86-year-old men just within the past four months. The figure is specifically distressing to Daniel Mehrabian because his grandfather was one of those men killed. "I wasn'...
  • Pedestrian struck by vehicle at Western, Glenoaks

    Pedestrian struck by vehicle at Western, Glenoaks
    An 86-year-old Glendale man suffered severe head trauma Monday afternoon when he was struck by a vehicle on Western Avenue near Glenoaks Boulevard, police said. The man, who wasn’t immediately identified, was taken to Los Angeles County-USC...