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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • 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...
  • Providing an early snapshot of Burbank

    Providing an early snapshot of Burbank
    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...
  • 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...
  • Police to conduct motorcycle safety operation

    Police to conduct motorcycle safety operation
    Glendale police will conduct a motorcycle safety enforcement operation on Sunday with extra officers patrolling areas frequented by motorcyclists and where motorcycle crashes occur. Officers will be looking for violations made by drivers and riders alike...
  • Police to conduct checkpoint this weekend

    Glendale police will be on the lookout for drivers under the influence of alcohol or drugs during a sobriety checkpoint this weekend at an undisclosed intersection. The checkpoint will be held from 6 p.m. Saturday through 2 a.m. Sunday and is being...
  • DUI checkpoint to look for drunk drivers

    Police will be on the lookout for drunk drivers Saturday night during a sobriety checkpoint at an undisclosed intersection in the city. The checkpoint will run from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Sunday, according to the Glendale Police Department. “Over the...
  • 818 Roundup: Gatto introduces hit-and-run bill, Camp Rosie expands outreach

    818 Roundup: Gatto introduces hit-and-run bill, Camp Rosie expands outreach
    Good morning, 818 readers. Today is Sunday, June 15.  Your top news stories today:    - A new piece of legislation aimed at catching hit-and-run offenders with the help of Emergency Alert System signs on freeways was introduced in the state...
  • Police to conduct DUI checkpoint this weekend

    Police will conduct a DUI checkpoint at an undisclosed location this weekend in Glendale. The sobriety checkpoint will take place between 6 p.m. on Saturday and 6 a.m. on Sunday at a local intersection, said Glendale Police spokeswoman Tahnee Lightfoot....
  • Major injuries result from two-car collision on Ventura Freeway

    [UPDATE: 3:15 p.m.] A Sig Alert was cleared at 3:01 p.m. following a two-car collision on the connector from the eastbound Ventura (134) Freeway to the Golden State (5) Freeway that resulted in major injuries, according to the California Highway Patrol....
  • Police: Let professionals handle fireworks

    As the community celebrates the Fourth of July, the Glendale Police Department warns that fireworks are illegal in the hands of residents and should be left to professionals putting on Independence Day displays. Glendale has a ban on all fireworks as do...
  • Crescenta Valley officials reemphasize area's ban on fireworks

    Crescenta Valley officials reemphasize area's ban on fireworks
    The Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station is warning that fireworks are illegal in the hands of citizens and should be left to professionals putting together Fourth of July displays. Ahead of the Friday holiday, authorities are reminding residents that the...
  • New report blames speed, old tires in deaths of Paul Walker, Roger Rodas

    New report blames speed, old tires in deaths of Paul Walker, Roger Rodas
    An L.A. County Sheriff's investigation found the high-performance Porsche that "Fast & Furious" actor and Glendale native Paul Walker was riding in was traveling up to 93 mph when it crashed and burst into flames, killing him and the driver, Roger Rodas,...