February 18, 2005
Deputies searching for alleged robber Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies are seeking the public's help in providing information on a man suspected of robbing a video store in La Crescenta. The Man Hwa Video Store, 2758 Foothill Blvd., was robbed at about 10:03 p.m. Wednesday when a man with a gun came in and demanded money, said Sheriff's Lt. Carrie Stuart. It was not known late Thursday how much money was taken, Stuart said. The alleged robber was described as an unshaven Latino in his 20s, standing between 5 feet 8 and 5 feet 10, wearing a dark sweatshirt, a black beanie and sunglasses.
September 21, 2007
A 23-year-old Glendale man charged with one count of murder with special circumstances pleaded not guilty Thursday in Pasadena Superior Court. Hector Marroquin is accused of laying in wait before stabbing Joanne Sarkis, 32, of Glendale, multiple times at the Windsor Club, a facility that hosts substance abuse support groups. Witnesses allegedly held Marroquin until police arrived and took him into custody. Sarkis was taken to Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center, where she died as a result of her wounds.
December 16, 2011
Reporting from Sacramento - Los Angeles County prosecutors said Thursday they would not pursue misdemeanor charges against campaign treasurer Kinde Durkee for allegedly claiming to be an accountant when she did not have a license. Durkee already has been charged in federal court with mail fraud in connection with the alleged embezzlement of a client's money, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office noted in a statement. "In light of the significant prison time she faces in that case, misdemeanor charges are not warranted as the … violations are not likely to result in additional punishment or time in prison," the statement said.
October 26, 2012
The National Weather Service has extended a red flag warning for much of Los Angeles and Ventura counties because of high winds and low humidity, which have elevated the risk of wildfires. The warning, first issued at 3 a.m. Thursday, was set to expire at 6 p.m. Friday but has been extended until 2 p.m. Saturday, Los Angeles County fire officials said. Sustained winds of up to 20 mph and gusts of up to 40 mph are forecast, and an additional 150 firefighters have been positioned throughout Los Angeles County as a precaution, said Tony Imprenda, a spokesman for the county fire department.
June 3, 2013
Lone motorists would be able to use car-pool lanes during off-peak hours on some of Los Angeles County's most congested freeways under legislation approved by the state Assembly. The measure would allow single-occupant vehicles to use high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes after rush hours on certain stretches of the 134, 210 and other freeways in Los Angeles County deemed appropriate by the Department of Transportation. The Assembly voted 72-0 on Thursday to send the bill by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake)
May 22, 2002
Karen S. Kim GLENDALE -- Local unemployment rates followed a regional trend of stability over the month of April, neither rising nor falling from numbers estimated in March. Los Angeles County's unemployment rate sustained at 6.5%, Glendale at 6.1% and Burbank at 4.5%. "Normally, employment tends to start expanding after the beginning of the year if we're in a better economic time," said Bill Freed, labor market specialist for California's Employment Development Department.
March 7, 2005
Hospital completes renovation Verdugo Hills Hospital recently completed a floor-to-ceiling renovation of its sixth floor's 38 private rooms in the medical and surgical units. The refurbishing included a new nursing station, flooring, wallpaper and paint. Crews dismantled and refurbished two rooms at a time between October 2004 and December 2005. The entire project cost about $115,000. The Verdugo Hills Hospital Women's Council bore more than half of the cost.
September 13, 2011
A flash-flood warning was issued Tuesday afternoon for Los Angeles County as forecasters warned of possible pockets of rain and thunder showers. Earlier in the day, officials issued a similar alert warning of hail, thunderstorms and possible lightning in Orange County and the Inland Empire. L.A. NOW
January 27, 2006
Glendale and Los Angeles county residents can dispose of their old electronic waste such as VCRs, stereos, fax machines, computer keyboards and cellular telephones along with their household hazardous waste, such as paint, paint remover, used motor oil, pesticides, aerosol cleaning products, lighter fluid, and expired prescription drugs at the next free Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste Roundup in Glendale, at 780 Flower Street, on Saturday, March...
May 31, 2008
BY JASON WELLS GLENDALE — Grigor Grigoryan, the 39-year-old man who was arrested Friday after a police pursuit ended in Hollywood, is scheduled to be arraigned on murder charges after an autopsy determined his girlfriend was strangled to death in her home, authorities said. The woman, whom Glendale police identified as 35-year-old Yvette Hakopian, was found dead Friday afternoon in her home on the 600 block of West Stocker Street, setting off a manhunt for her boyfriend.