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  • Burbank man arrested for allegedly 'sexting' 15-year-old girl

    A 48-year-old Burbank man has been arrested on suspicion of sending sexually explicit messages to a 15-year-old girl over the Internet. The man, Stephen Fowlow, was arrested after officers, following up on a tip from Lake Havasu police, allegedly...
  • Woman sentenced for striking, killing pedestrian while on cell phone

    A 21-year-old Tujunga woman pleaded no contest Friday to striking and killing an 80-year-old Glendale man with her car last year while she was texting, officials said. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Patrick Hegarty ordered Ani Voskanian to serve...
  • Burbank Fire Department promotes two, names spokesman

    Burbank Fire Department promotes two, names spokesman
    Earlier this week, the Burbank Fire Department held a “Badge Pinning Ceremony,” honoring the promotions of Travont “Tray” White and of Jason Murphy, who rose to the ranks of captain and engineer, respectively. In addition, Captain...
  • Think Again: Identifying legitimate democracies

    Some news in the last few weeks has demonstrated the fragile nature of our freedoms. As riots in Great Britain spread, on Aug. 11 the British prime minister’s reaction was to begin an assault on freedom of speech and assembly by attempting to ban...
  • Dealership employee caught speeding through neighborhoods on YouTube

    Dealership employee caught speeding through neighborhoods on YouTube
    City traffic investigators are studying a YouTube video that appears to show an employee of Pacific BMW taking a new 1 Series M coupe — the interior still covered in plastic wrapping, a sales sticker on the window — for a high-speed drive down...
  • What is 'On the Radar' exactly?

    As a web editor, I'll give you one guess as to what I spend most of my day doing. Hint: it involves a computer, coffee and a reliable Internet connection. Yes, I'm surfing that metaphorical wave on the web. Besides updating Times Community News'...
  • Do you have news, an opinion or a photo? How to stay connected

    Your photos: Upload a photo and it could be featured on the 818 now. You can submit your photos here or via our Flickr stream http://www.flickr.com/groups/the626_photos/ Your viewpoint: If you are thinking something, say something. We accept letters to...
  • Former employees of BMW dealer charged in alleged joyride

    Former employees of BMW dealer charged in alleged joyride
    Prosecutors filed misdemeanor charges Wednesday against two former Pacific BMW workers who allegedly took a high-powered sports car on the lot for a joyride. A video of one of them gunning the vehicle down a residential street in Glendale was later...
  • Small Wonders: He's not here to make friends

    Editor's note: While Patrick Caneday takes some time off, we’re running some of his choices for re-publication. This column was first published May 15, 2010. Each Saturday morning I open the local newspaper and am shocked to see my scraggly,...
  • Armenian organizations double size of holiday food drive

    Armenian organizations double size of holiday food drive
    The Glendale chapter of the Armenian National Committee saw its holiday food drive donations more than double this year, going from helping 150 families in 2010 to providing help to about 350 families this year, organizers said. They attributed a big...
  • Small Wonders: Off topic and out of order

    The Internet offers so many things: convenient shopping, social media, up-to-the-minute news, entertainment — both silly and salacious. But it has also become an increasingly useful tool in the preservation and expansion of democracy. Look no...
  • Man who allegedly threatened girlfriend's family on Facebook pleads not guilty

    A 22-year-old parolee pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges that he allegedly threatened his teen girlfriend’s parents via Facebook after they tried stop him from seeing her. Raul Reinoso faces two felony counts of making criminal threats against...