January 18, 2002
The following incidents were taken from police reports. Brand Boulevard and Colorado Street: A 23-year-old Glendale man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of driving without a license. Western Avenue and Lake Street: A 43-year-old Los Angeles man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of giving a false name to a police officer. 400 block of North Kenwood Street: A man told police someone broke into his home and took $6,500 worth of jewelry on Wednesday.
May 18, 2002
Janine Marnien GLENDALE -- A suspicious device found underneath a gas filler cap of a man's car caused the evacuation of the 500 block of Oak Street on Friday, police said. The man was getting gas at the Arco station at 501 W. Colorado St. about 4:45 p.m. when he found the device, police said. Police would not release the man's name The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's bomb squad was called in by the Glendale Police Department to determine if the device was harmful, Glendale Police spokesman Sgt. Kirk Palmer said.
January 31, 2004
The following information was taken from police reports: Colorado Street and Pacific Avenue: A 34-year-old Los Angeles man was arrested Friday on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and felony evading a police officer. 600 block of North Isabel Street: A Glendale man reported Thursday that his 1987 Toyota Cressida was stolen. 400 block of North Kenwood Street: A Glendale man reported Thursday that $860 in tools were stolen from his truck.
June 12, 2001
Amber Willard GLENDALE -- Several Glendale Police officers will be trading in their boots for running shoes this week when they join the Law Enforcement Torch Run for the Special Olympics through the city. "Rather than just giving a donation, we wanted to be part of the Torch Run," said Officer Sue Shine, who organized this year's team of 15 runners. The Glendale Police Officers' Assn. is donating $300 to the Special Olympics. The Torch Run started earlier this month and will pass through the city Wednesday on its way to Long Beach, where the Southern California chapter's Summer Games will start Friday.
June 16, 2001
Amber Willard SOUTHEAST GLENDALE -- A recent prostitution sting by Glendale Police had potential "customers" at times lined up along Colorado Street, officials said. "Their cars were stacked up along the street," Sgt. Scott Johnstone said of last week's sting outside a motel in the 1500 block of East Colorado Street. Eleven men -- most of them from Glendale and Los Angeles -- were cited on suspicion of soliciting prostitution, which is a misdemeanor.
September 27, 2005
Work on Brand Boulevard, between Colorado Street and Wilson Avenue, should be done in the next two to three weeks, city officials said. Base paving, a last layer of pavement before the final rubberized asphalt is applied, was completed on all but the southbound inside lane on Brand Boulevard, from Colorado Street to Wilson Avenue on Monday, Public Works Director Steve Zurn said. Base paving to the southbound inside lane will not be done until work on the street median from Colorado to Harvard streets is complete, Zurn said.
February 28, 2010
SOUTH GLENDALE — Resident Alma Gonzalez monitored a sea of fast-moving vehicles Sunday morning as she carefully strolled in a marked crosswalk at Lincoln Avenue and Colorado Street. Several feet away, Glendale Police Sgt. Dennis Smith watched Gonzalez command control of the crosswalk as she looked left and right to ensure vehicles yielded. He quickly walked over to Gonzalez and commended her for using proper safety techniques. “You did an excellent job crossing the street,” Smith told her. “Very, very good job.” Smith then handed her a brightly colored brochure with safety tips.
August 31, 2000
Buck Wargo GLENDALE -- A 40-year-old Glendale woman who sped away from police Wednesday night was later arrested at her home. Police were called to the home on the 1500 block of East Garfield Avenue about 5:45 p.m. on a complaint of the woman assaulting a family member, police said. When officers arrived, the woman drove away and police followed on Colorado Street into Los Angeles before breaking off the chase. "We knew who she was and called it off," Sgt. Matthew Wojnarowski said.
September 30, 2000
Skateboarders and in-line skaters work it Friday afternoon at Glendale's Orange Street skating facility. The city parks department will host a competition today to determine the best skaters in the area. The event starts at 8:30 a.m. with the 10-and-under age group and continues past 3 p.m. with the 18-and-older group. Those who want to take part can still register this morning. Gold, silver and bronze metals and other prizes such as T-shirts and skates will be given to contestants.