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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 818 Roundup: Car accident victim identified; Freeway and lane closures

    818 Roundup: Car accident victim identified; Freeway and lane closures
    Good morning readers! Today is Tuesday, August 26. Temperatures today are forecasted to reach a high of 83 degrees in the Glendale area and a low of 66. Headlines from the area: - The 76-year-old woman who died after her car careened off a canyon...
  • Woman found dead after car swerves off La Cañada road

    Woman found dead after car swerves off La Cañada road
    [UPDATE: 12:55 p.m.] A 76-year-old La Cañada woman died Wednesday when her car careened down Earlmont Avenue, went over a curb and through a homeowner’s front lawn before flying off the edge of a canyon and into the draw below. Several witnesses,...
  • 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...
  • 818 Roundup: Underage driver crashes car into city building, Verdugo area tech consortium wins grant

    818 Roundup: Underage driver crashes car into city building, Verdugo area tech consortium wins grant
    Good morning, 818 readers. Today is Sunday, June 22, 2014. Weather for the Glendale-area is expected to reach a high of 80 degrees and a low of 61. Your top news stories today:  - An 18-year-old alleged drunk driver crashed her car into a city building...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....