January 28, 2013
Good morning, readers. Today is Monday, January 28. The victim of a North Hollywood apartment fire has been identified as 20-year-old Bruce Robert Droge . Daily News Firefighters responding to a fire at a North Hills residence discovered 500 marijuana plants growing inside the home . Fox A motorcylist was seriously injured in a crash with a vehicle in Burbank Sunday, reports the Daily News . ...
January 22, 2013
Good morning, readers. Today is Tuesday, January 22. A police pursuit that started in Sun Valley ended in Burbank Monday afternoon. The driver, who was in a commercial van, hit two vehicles in Burbank before the low speed pursuit pursuit came to an end on Buena Vista Street. Burbank Leader Police had attempted to pull over the driver in Sun Valley on suspicion of driving under the influence . CBS News Police say human remains have been found in a shallow grave in Big Tujunga Canyon , reports the Daily News . A male nurse has been arrested after he allegedly performed a sex act on a corpse at a Sherman Oaks hospital.
January 21, 2013
Good morning, readers. Today is Monday, January 21. Doctors say that a 67-year-old homeless woman who was set on fire as she slept on a bus bench in Van Nuys in December is still in critical condition . Los Angeles Times A body discovered near Gardena inside of the trunk of a car has been identified as a 44-year-old North Hollywood man . LAist Bob Hope Airport announced its plans to purchase an $82,000 emergency lighting system...
January 8, 2013
Good morning, readers. Today is Tuesday, January 8. Police in Burbank arrested five teenagers who were allegedly found holding cans of spray paint on an off-ramp of the Golden State (5) Freeway, reports the Burbank Leader . The teenagers were held on suspicion of conspiracy to commit vandalism. An overturned SUV snarled traffic Monday on the eastbound 101 Freeway near its junction with the 134 Freeway, according to the Los Angeles Times . Police are searching for a suspect who fled the scene after driving a stolen pickup truck into a Studio City home . Daily News A Studio City teen has become the youngest member of the American Society of Music Arrangers and Composers . Patch A man was shot and killed early Tuesday morning outside a Northridge sports bar. Daily News --Josh Cox, Times Community News
January 7, 2013
Good morning, readers. Today is Monday, January 7. Police are asking for the public's help in finding a man they call the "Red Car Flasher. " The suspect has reportedly exposed himself to teenage girls near schools in Arleta and Panorama City , reports NBC . A woman in Burbank suffered head injuries after the horse-drawn carriage she was driving overturned . Police say the woman was ejected from the vehicle. L.A. Times Police arrested a suspected car thief in Canoga Park Sunday night, reports the Daily News . Smog regulators have approved a $200,000 "stink monitoring system ," just months after a foul odor from the Salton Sea reached the San Fernando Valley.
January 4, 2013
Good morning, readers. Today is Friday, January 4. What did the Valley look like in 1924? A map shows the region before it became a suburban home for families and joined the city of Los Angeles . L.A. Magazine Should the Verdugo Mountains and Angeles National Forest be included in the national parks system? A report implies that it could happen in the future , reports KCET . Federal agents trying to track suspects in a 2001 child porn case arrested one woman Thursday , reports NBC . Authorities believe the incident took place in Encino.
December 27, 2012
Good morning, readers. Today is Thursday, December 27. The L.A. City Council race is taking off. Candidates for Valley seats have a slew of issues to tackle, including the budget . Daily News It's that time of year again. Hundreds of volunteers are pulling long hours this week to put the finishing touches on the Rose Parade floats . Burbank Leader A garment factory on Tujunga Avenue in North Hollywood set on fire Wednesday , reports ABC . L.A. area residents were in a hurry to drop off their guns in the wake of recent shootings.
December 24, 2012
Good morning, readers. Today is Monday, December 24. Police in Burbank have arrested three teenagers in connection with a pair of weekend home invasion robberies . Daily News Los Angeles and Glendale firefighters responded early Monday to reports of a person trapped in the Los Angeles River , where water levels had risen due to overnight rainfall. Firefighters rescued the unidentified man from an island in the middle of the river near the Los Feliz Boulevard overpass. Los Angeles Times Schools in Pacoima will be able to expand academic services after a $30 million grant was awarded to the nonprofit Youth Policy Institute on Friday.
December 23, 2012
Good morning, readers. Today is Sunday, November 23. Lankershim Boulevard has grown into an important street in the Valley, thanks in part to two Metro stations. The area between the North Hollywood and Universal City stations "now ranks as the most vital north-south corridor in the Valley," says L.A. Times ' Christopher Hawthorne. Two landmark restaurants are struggling with soaring property values. Sierra's in Canoga Park plans to close its doors on New Year's Eve , reports the Daily News . Henry's Tacos in Studio City originally planned to close on the same date, but after protests from celebrities including Elijah Wood, the stand will remain open until Jan. 10 while the owner tries to work out a deal , reports Patch . Glendale might have to put certain projects on hold after the state denied the city funds to pay for redevlopment obligations , reports the Glendale News-Press . Remember that cut-out of Clint Eastwood on a trail high above the Glendale (2)
December 20, 2012
Good morning, readers! Today is Thursday, December 20. A pharmacy is accused of filling a large number of prescriptions for pain killers for patients who live outside the region. The California Board of Pharmacy claims that Burbank Medical Pharmacy filled 85 prescriptions in a single day in 2007 , reports the L.A. Times . The U.S. Marshals Service and Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department tried to serve a warrant to a man in North Hollywood this week , but didn't find him, reports Patch . Glendale is considering allowing alcohol at public venues, a move that could increase revenue for the city , reports the Glendale News-Press . A fire temporarily closed classic 24-hour diner Du-Par's in Studio City , reports CBS . -- Tiffany Kelly, Times Community News Follow me on Google+ or on Twitter: @LATiffanyKelly.