July 19, 2000
Jenna Bordelon MEDIA DISTRICT NORTH -- A Burbank man escaped serious injury when the stalled car he was trying push off of tracks was hit by a freight train, police said. Luis Perez, 36, was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after the Sunday afternoon incident. He was taken to L.A. County-USC Medical Center and kept overnight for observation. The car, which belonged to Perez's niece, was nearly smashed in half and pushed about 50 feet, Lt. Robert Giles said.
January 9, 2002
The following incidents were taken from police reports. HILLSIDE DISTRICT 100 block of North Third Street: A 34-year-old Burbank woman was arrested Thursday on suspicion of possessing illegal drugs that were not prescribed to her after police the car she was riding in. The car was stopped after the woman apparently threw a beer can out of the passenger side window, police said. During a consent search of the woman's purse, officers found two Vicodin tablets that weren't prescribed, police said.
November 21, 2007
Woman conned out of $10,000 A 49-year-old North Hollywood woman was conned out of $10,000 Sunday, Burbank Police said. Lucia Miranda was approached by two Spanish-speaking women outside a 99 Cents Store on the corner of Victory Boulevard and Buena Vista Street, Sgt. Thor Merich said. The two women, 50 and 70, likely convinced Miranda using a lottery scheme to withdraw $10,000 from her bank account and give them the money, he said. “In these schemes, the victim is told that the suspects had won the lottery,” Merich said.
August 28, 2004
The following information was taken from police reports: SOUTH SAN FERNANDO DISTRICT 1500 block of Olive Avenue: A 44-year-old Los Angeles woman reported Monday that her car had been broken into and a laptop computer and accessories worth $900 were taken. 800 block of South San Fernando Boulevard: A 33-year-old Burbank man was arrested Monday for suspicion of driving under the influence after he backed his car into another vehicle. MAGNOLIA PARK 1100 block of Avon Street: A 33-year-old Burbank man reported Tuesday that a navigational system, digital camera and compact disc player worth $4,000 were taken from his vehicle.
November 11, 2006
Send DATEBOOK items to Burbank Leader, 111 W. Wilson Ave., Suite 200, Glendale, CA 91203 or fax to (818) 241-1975. Submissions must be received two weeks before publication. SATURDAY "Waiting for Lefty" by Clifford Odets continues at 8 p.m. today in the Glendale Community College Auditorium Mainstage Theatre. Melissa Randel is the director of the Theatre Arts Department production. The final performance at 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $10, $6 students and seniors and $4 each for groups of 10 or more.
March 26, 2005
Here are a few of the issues the council will consider Tuesday night. BIKEWAY SIGNAL CHANGES To make the Chandler Bikeway safer, the council will receive a report from staff on adjustments to be made to traffic signals at Chandler Boulevard and Buena Vista Street and Hollywood Way and Chandler Boulevard. The goal is to relieve congestion while also providing safe crossing for users of the Chandler Bikeway. The changes would be made in several steps to minimize driver confusion.