February 6, 2012
A Sun Valley man was shot and killed Sunday after a dispute with a neighbor turned deadly, police said. Travis Solorio, 26, was shot when he got into a argument with a neighbor at 11:10 p.m., a dispute that attracted the attention of others on Tamarack Avenue, police said. Someone in the group that had gathered pulled out a gun and shot Solorio multiple times, according to a news release from the Los Angeles Police Department. He was pronounced dead about 30 minutes later at a local hospital.
June 23, 2001
Karen S. Kim BURBANK -- Burbank's mail-in election for the Restore Our Airport Rights initiative might still be more than three months away, but city officials and initiative authors already are clashing over statements that will appear on the ballot. "I was just really angry," Councilwoman Stacey Murphy said about an argument written by ROAR supporters. "They obviously didn't care about representing the facts in the argument. It's such a disregard for the truth.
December 11, 2004
GRANT GORDON "Individual commitment to a group effort, that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work." -- Vince Lombardi Our area football season has finally passed. Thus, to keep tears from running down this chubby face, here is one final, feeble attempt at writing more about high school football. At least in this columnist's eyes, there isn't one, apparent and clear selection for our All-Area Player of the Year.
February 20, 2002
Ryan Carter MAGNOLIA PARK -- A Valentine's Day night out turned into a heated argument with a flying engagement ring and smashed car lights for a Burbank couple, police said. A 32-year-old man and a 30-year-old woman returned to their home in the 3000 block of West Verdugo Avenue after dinner Thursday night and got into a heated argument. She became upset and threw her engagement ring at him, Burbank Police Sgt. John Dilibert said. Angered at her for throwing ring, the man knocked over her sewing machine, according to police reports.
March 26, 2003
The following incidents were taken from police reports: NORTHWEST DISTRICT 1731 Ontario St.: An 18-year-old Burbank woman was arrested on suspicion of assault Saturday after allegedly pouring a strawberry milkshake over the head of a 12-year-old boy. The incident happened as a result of an argument during a youth hockey tournament and prompted the boy's father to call police. HILLSIDE DISTRICT 700 block of Groton Drive: A 37-year-old Burbank man and a 31-year-old Los Angeles woman were arrested late Friday on suspicion of throwing a board at a 40-year-old Burbank woman.
April 10, 2010
The following were taken from daily booking reports at the Burbank Police Department. AREA 1 900 block of North Hollywood Way Two employees of a mattress store got into an argument in which one of the employees punched and attacked the other. One of the employees pulled out a box-cutter razor and tried to stab the other. The fight was finally broken up by their co-workers. The victim was bruised, and the case is under investigation.
July 5, 2003
A 28-year-old Burbank man was hospitalized after he was allegedly struck twice in the head with a baseball bat. The man went to a home in the 2800 block of West Victory Boulevard on Tuesday, where police said he got into an argument with 27-year-old Paul Garcia. The argument escalated, and Garcia allegedly struck the man in the head with a bat. The man left the house, but later returned and was allegedly struck again by Garcia, police said. The man then gathered a group of friends to confront Garcia, but apparently became disoriented and took them to the 1400 block of Victory, where police said the men began knocking on doors looking for Garcia.
August 18, 2010
The following were reports taken by Burbank Police Department. AREA 1 400 block of South Keystone Street A argument between two roommates resulted in a man receiving several minor lacerations to his leg at 11:30 p.m. on Aug. 11. Two roommates, a man and a woman, were involved in a verbal argument over the her taking the man's car without permission. The argument became heated, the woman grabbed a kitchen knife and stabbed the man in his leg. The woman fled the scene and could not be immediately located.
April 14, 2010
Recently, on one of the baseball blogs my husband reads, the blogger veered from the topic of sports to talk about the common misuse of the expression ?to beg the question.? The blog post included a link to a column, written by someone else, on the ?beg the question? question. My husband thought it was a good column topic for me. But, hating to feel like I?m jumping someone else?s train, I wasn?t too keen on the idea. A few days later I was at a lunch with a group of women writer friends, and one of the attendees started talking about the common misuse of ?
October 20, 2001
Having watched the most offensive Burbank City Council session in my memory, I was appalled by the baldfaced hypocrisy and political machinations on display for all to see. Completely aside from the merits or drawbacks of their cause, the proponents of Measure A have much to answer for. To begin with a moment of irony, how many people appeared at the Sept. 18 session having been requested or recruited by supporters of Measure A? How many of those same supporters dismissed with scorn the appearance of Mr. Larry Stamper and his flock to protest their own abuses of oral communications?