| 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...
| Dec 2, 2012
| 10:31 AM
An early morning collision on Sunday in Burbank left one driver dead, police said.
The fatal crash occurred when an SUV and sedan collided head-on at the intersection of Buena Vista Street and Alameda Avenue at approximately 5:40 a.m. The impact of the...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 6:25 PM
Burbank police on Monday identified the man who was killed in a crash on Sunday as 33-year-old Roman Ramos Rubio, and said the 29-year-old driver who hit him could face a vehicular manslaughter charge in court on Tuesday.
That man, identified by...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 11:41 AM
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.
| Jan 7, 2013
| 3:34 PM
A two-car collision that left an SUV on its back snarled the eastbound 101 Freeway in the San Fernando Valley on Monday afternoon.
Three of five lanes were closed from Laurel Canyon Boulevard, and one person was injured, California Highway Patrol...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 6:00 AM
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...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 12:50 PM
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...
| Jan 1, 2011
At the Dec. 11 Burbank City Council meeting, I was one of three speakers who protested the awarding of merit-based bonuses to city employees. I attended the council meeting after reading Gretchen Meier's article on the subject on Dec. 10.
Frankly, I was...
| Jan 5, 2011
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...