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January 20, 2003
Gary Moskowitz Once or twice a week, Franklin Garcia shows up to his office job in his bike shoes. The 32-year-old, City of Glendale Traffic Department employee gets up early, hops on his bicycle and pedals his way to work, just because he wants to. Garcia joined 10 other bicyclists Saturday for a 17-mile ride from downtown Glendale to downtown Los Angeles and back. The Glendale chapter of the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition sponsored the ride.
By Tania Chatila | November 14, 2006
GLENDALE — The city is looking at the potential of expanding Glendale's Scholl Canyon Landfill. The City Council will consider authorizing the Public Works Department to work with the Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts to develop an environmental impact report for a potential expansion and will consider allocating $750,000 for the study at tonight's meeting. "[The landfill is] an asset to the city and the longer we can keep it open, the better it will be for residents," Glendale Public Works Director Stephen Zurn said.
By Veronica Rocha | January 7, 2010
PASADENA — Attorneys representing five people who were charged with beating and torturing two loan modification agents asked for more time Thursday to reach a potential settlement. Attorney Stephen Wegman and three other defense attorneys asked Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Teri Schwartz if the case could be extended to Jan. 27 to accommodate negotiations on a possible settlement with the district attorney. Schwartz sent the case back to Burbank Superior Court to be settled.
By Jason Wells and Seth Amitin | October 5, 2009
LA CA√ĎADA — A two-story house fire Monday morning that sent a short plume of smoke above the hillside caused roughly $460,000 in damage and sent one firefighter to the hospital with minor burns, officials said. The fire, which started at 8:09 a.m. in the 5300 block of Ivafern Lane, was extinguished at 8:53 a.m. after 30 Los Angeles County firefighters responded to the scene, fire officials said. “There was nobody in the house and no injuries,” said Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Det. Brian Tibbett, who was the first responder on the scene.
March 18, 2002
Karen S. Kim GLENDALE -- Unemployment rates dropped to 6.0%, or 6,120 people, in Glendale during February, from a January rate of 6.2%, following a countywide trend of falling unemployment rates. Rates across the board fell slightly in February, with unemployment rates dropping in Los Angeles County from 6.6% to 6.4%, or 314,300 people, between January and February, according to numbers released by the state Employment Development Department. "The drop this month is consistent with the nation and the state, and other economic indicators show that the economy as a whole is improving, so let's hope that's what this is," said Bill Freed, labor market specialist for the Employment Development Department.
June 13, 2008
Foundation holds dinner/ dance Lincoln Elementary parents (alumni parents included) are invited to attend an adult only dinner dance hosted by the Lincoln Foundation tonight, Friday, June 13. The dinner dance is taking place at the Ambrosia Restaurant in Glendale. Proceeds from the evening will go toward a sun shade for the playground equipment at the school. The cost is $40 per person. Call Rozana Essakhanian at (818) 635-8620 or Ronnie Tucker at (818) 248-0211 to make reservations.
July 12, 2005
Descanso hosts Flower District walking tours Descanso Gardens in La Canada Flintridge will host two walking tours of the Los Angeles Flower District at 7 a.m. on Saturday, July 16 and Aug. 20. The tours will be led by professional floral designer Ray Tucker. Participants will learn about various vendors, how to select the freshest product, how to condition cut flowers and where to go for supplies. They will also be able to buy flowers at wholesale prices.
By Jennifer Berry | July 15, 2005
The Crescenta Valley has not been home to as many unsolved murders as other parts of greater Los Angeles. Even so, Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca believes anyone can help solve violent crimes throughout the county by logging on to a new Web site. "The problem of murder is a county-wide problem," said Baca spokesman Steve Whitmore. "What we can accomplish together, we cannot accomplish alone." Baca announced the introduction of, a centralized Web site that provides users with information on unsolved crimes throughout the county as well as a link to submit anonymous information.
By Veronica Rocha, | October 17, 2013
Two women and a man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to stealing mail belonging to more than 100 victims from throughout Los Angeles County. Glendale police discovered the stolen mail Sunday during a search of a car and room at the Motel Sakura in the 1500 block of East Colorado Street, where Mylene Florendo, 26, Michael Verador, 33, and Cherrie Bognot, 33, were staying, according to Glendale police spokeswoman Tahnee Lightfoot. Police have identified seven victims who live in Redondo Beach, Los Angeles and Van Nuys, she added.
August 2, 2000
Summer Grindle of La Crescenta is a sophomore at Los Angeles County High School for the Arts. Get on board for "Thomas and the Magic Railroad." It's great fun for children, and the talking train models, with their stop-action reaction shots, make the movie artistically interesting. Although set in an alternate universe, full of anthropomorphic trains and magic gold dust used for transportation, some of the human-to-human relationships are hard to believe.
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