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  • 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...
  • 818 Roundup: Slick road causes car to crash into AT&T store; Jingle Bell 5K Run

    818 Roundup: Slick road causes car to crash into AT&T store; Jingle Bell 5K Run
    Greetings, readers! Today is Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 62 degrees and a low of 42 degrees with a 90% chance of rain in the morning and partly cloudy skies in the evening, according to the National...
  • Elderly driver mistakes gas for brake, crashes into bank

    Elderly driver mistakes gas for brake, crashes into bank
    A car crashed into a bank in a Glendale strip mall Tuesday apparently after the driver accidentally stepped on the gas pedal instead of the brake pedal while turning into the parking lot, police said. Authorities were called to the scene around 12:30 p....
  • 818 Roundup: Toxicology report released in fatal accident; Trial for CVHS suicide

    818 Roundup: Toxicology report released in fatal accident; Trial for CVHS suicide
    Good morning, 818! It's Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 71 degrees and a low of 53 degrees. Your headlines for the day: - The 19-year-old driver in the off-roading car crash that claimed the lives of...
  • No injuries reported in 5 Freeway big rig crash

    No injuries reported in 5 Freeway big rig crash
    Transportation and hazmat crews were working to clear the scene of a big-rig crash on the 5 Freeway in Glendale on Wednesday morning, hours after the truck slammed into the center divider just north of the 134 Freeway interchange. No one was injured in...
  • 818 Roundup: Suspect arrested in Glendale shooting; Attempted car thieves thwarted

    818 Roundup: Suspect arrested in Glendale shooting; Attempted car thieves thwarted
    Good morning, 818! It's Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 71 degrees and a low of 54 degrees with a 20% chance of showers in the evening. Your headlines for the day: - Police on Wednesday arrested a...
  • Bicyclist struck by vehicle in Glendale

    Bicyclist struck by vehicle in Glendale
    [UPDATE 11/6 3:53 p.m.] Police on Thursday were investigating a traffic collision in Glendale involving a bicyclist, officials said. Authorities were called to 315 N. Brand Blvd. just before 12:30 p.m. regarding reports of a bicyclist struck by a...
  • State grant targets traffic improvements, pedestrian safety

    State grant targets traffic improvements, pedestrian safety
    The Glendale Police Department received a $429,000 state grant to improve traffic and pedestrian safety through educational outreach and enforcement operations targeting impaired or distracted drivers, as well as bicyclists and pedestrians, officials...
  • Sig Alert issued after big rig collision on Golden State (5) Freeway

    A Sig Alert caused by a collision involving a big rig and a white sports car on the Golden State (5) Freeway at the connector to the westbound Ventura (134) Freeway in Glendale was cleared at 6:04 p.m. Tuesday, according to the California Highway Patrol....
  • Suspect who led police on brief car chase identified

    Suspect who led police on brief car chase identified
    A 30-year-old Sylmar woman driving a stolen truck led police on a 10-minute pursuit Monday that ended when she crashed the vehicle into a car in Glendale, police said. Los Angeles police officers began chasing the driver, identified by officials as...
  • Brief police chase ends with crash in Glendale

    Brief police chase ends with crash in Glendale
    A woman driving a stolen truck led police on a 10-minute pursuit Monday that ended when she crashed the vehicle in Glendale, police said. Los Angeles police officers began chasing the driver, described as a woman between 25 and 30 years old, at the...