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THE818NOW
November 1, 2011
Burbank, Glendale and Pasadena residents may see a ban on plastic bags in the new future, which may pose a lifestyle change for some shoppers. Fear not, Angeleno Heights resident Beth Zeigler wants to help people get organized with reusable bags, the Eastsider LA reported. Zeigler has set up collection boxes at b usinesses across Echo Park and Silver Lake , according to the news blog , and will redistribute the donated reusable bags on November 12 at Vons in Echo Park and Trader Joe's in Silver Lake along with tip sheets on make the most out of reusable bags.
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LOCAL
By Jason Wells | March 27, 2007
PASADENA — The prosecutor in the trial of two Echo Park men charged in the 2004 shooting death of a 16-year-old Glendale boy told jurors the evidence against them was overwhelming during closing statements on Monday. "It's undisputed that these defendants are responsible," Deputy District Atty. Martin Bean said. Julian Martinez, 21, and Carlos Palma, 20, sat stoicly in Pasadena Superior Court as Bean began sewing the two-week trial to a close with pointed accusations on their intentions the night of the shooting on Dec. 31, 2004.
LOCAL
By Jason Wells | March 17, 2007
PASADENA — Prosecutors in the trial of two Echo Park gang members charged in the 2004 shooting death of a 16-year-old Glendale boy began wrapping up their case in Pasadena Superior Court as they called Glendale Police and Los Angeles County investigators to testify Tuesday. Glendale Police, a ballistics expert and a medical examiner from Los Angeles County were involved in the initial investigation of defendants Carlos Palma, 20, and Julian Martinez, 21. Palma and Martinez face charges of first-degree murder and attempted murder for the Dec. 30, 2004, drive-by shooting in Glendale that killed 16-year-old Carlos Pinon and seriously injured his friend, Juan Beltran, who was 15 at the time.
LOCAL
December 12, 2006
The following incidents were taken from reports filed at the Glendale Police Station: Broadway and Jackson Street: A 31-year-old Echo Park man was arrested on Friday on suspicion of driving without a license. 100 block of South Glendale Avenue: A 38-year-old Glendale man reported on Sunday that the door handle to his house was broken and he suspected a burglary attempt. South Columbus Avenue and West Maple Street: A 50-year-old Glendale man was arrested on Sunday on suspicion of possession of drug paraphernalia.
THE818NOW
October 13, 2011
A fire at a 100-year-old Echo Park home Wednesday night prompted the use of water-dropping helicopters, according to ABC7 . The blaze broke out Wednesday night on the first floor of the 1300 block of Elysian Park Drive home, the news site reported. Fire officials told ABC7 there were 100 firefighters on scene, and it took an hour before the blaze was knocked down. The house was badly damaged but there were no injuries. Paper or Plastic? Try neither.
NEWS
September 28, 2002
The Carnegie Art Museum of Ventura County honored Glendale resident Janice Tieken with the second-place award this summer in its annual classic competition for her photograph titled "Ghost Town Still Life." This piece has also won two honorable mentions including the annual juried competition at the San Bernardino County Museum last year. Tieken has also received an honorable mention for "Burbank Night Scene, Lawn Gathering" in the L.A. County Fair's Photography Competition which will be shown in the Millard Sheets Gallery through Sunday.
NEWS
September 21, 2000
Amber Willard The following incidents were taken from police reports. 500 block of Salem Street: A woman told police someone stole her Acura Integra on Wednesday. 1400 block of East Broadway: A 19-year-old Glendale man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of trespassing at Glendale High School and hitting a security officer at the school. 1200 block of North Central Avenue: A woman told police someone stole cash and jewelry from her apartment Tuesday.
NEWS
August 18, 2004
Jackson Bell A Burbank Superior Court judge sentenced a woman accused of robbing a Bank of America earlier this month to two years in state prison. Norma Martus, 50, of Echo Park, was sentenced to two years in state prison Tuesday. Martus pleaded no contest Aug. 9 to a charge of armed robbery. On Aug. 5, Martus walked into the bank at 3812 San Fernando Road and allegedly robbed the teller by claiming to carry a bomb inside her gift bag, police said.
NEWS
October 13, 2001
Alecia Foster LA CRESCENTA -- His name was David and he rode into the La Crescenta Ralphs parking lot on a Harley-Davidson motorcycle. He was kind of a tough-looking with his long hair, Harley T-shirt and a black half-helmet. "He was so atypical of what you think a do-gooder would be like," said La Crescenta resident Kerry Smith. David was Smith's knight in shining armor, so to speak. Just a day earlier, Smith and her family had been in Montrose taking in the sights and sounds of the Oct. 6 Oktoberfest celebration.
NEWS
April 21, 2014
Good morning readers! Today is Monday, April 21. As you work off that sugar crash from all that Easter candy, check out these headlines from around the region:  To the chargin of locals, Ernie Jr.'s Taco House closed for the last time on Saturday. Many lifelong fans flocked to the eatery last week for their last chance to munch on its Mexican fare. Glendale News-Press A design firm presented an $18-million, 20-year plan last week to renovate the city's outdoor Starlight Bowl amphitheater , which representatives of the firm called "drastically underutilized" and "slightly tired" in terms of its physical condition and programming.
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