From a dust up over a giant bunny pedestrian decoy, to revelations that an affordable housing developer under investigation for fraud funneled thousands of campaign contributions to City Council members, the news cycle was all over the map in 2010. Even a chicken that set up shop at a busy intersection at Glendale Community College got its 15 minutes of fame.
Let's not forget the UCLA dropout who caused a national media sensation when she decided to run away instead of telling her Glendale family that she'd been faking her college career. Her disappearance prompted fears that she had been kidnapped, or worse. There was also the devastating mudflows triggered early this year in the Station fire burn areas.
Here's a look at some of the stories that dominated the news cycle of 2010:
NANCY SALAS: On May 12, police deemed 22-year-old Nancy Salas' disappearance suspicious after discovering her cell phone and car keys at home.