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By Veronica Rocha, veronica.rocha@latimes.com | 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.
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NEWS
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.
NEWS
November 12, 2002
GLENDALE -- Police are working to identify a woman who was struck and killed by a car in the 600 block of East Harvard Street. The accident took place early Friday morning. The woman, whose age was estimated between 65 and 70, was crossing the street outside of the crosswalk, police said. She was struck by a car and suffered head and internal injuries. The woman was taken to Los Angeles County Medical Center, where she died at 2:35 a.m. Police had no further information Monday about the collision.
NEWS
February 28, 2004
The Crescenta Valley Town Council's annual arbor day celebration is 10 a.m. Saturday at Two Strike Park, 5107 Rosemont Ave. The public is invited to attend. The council will plant a tree in honor of Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy Dan Connolly, who retires this week after 18 years as community relations officer. The Bungee Chord Barbershop Quartet, Holy Redeemer School cheerleaders and the Crescenta Valley High School ROTC will perform. Refreshments will be provided by Ralphs.
NEWS
December 27, 2001
Karen S. Kim GLENDALE -- Unemployment declined by 0.1% in Glendale during the month of November, bucking a trend of rising rates seen over the last few months. But Don Nakamoto, labor market specialist for the the city, said the drop isn't anything to celebrate over yet. "It's just too small a number to be meaningful," Nakamoto said. "If you see the numbers continue to drop, then it's a good indication that the local economy is weathering the recession pretty well."
NEWS
February 3, 2005
Los Angeles County officials are inviting artists 25 and younger to submit their work for the art contest "The Difference Between Art and Graffiti." Submissions are due Friday. The winner's art will be placed on Kevin Conway's race car during the California Speedway race on Feb. 26 in Fontana. Entries must be two-dimensional, and only paper, tempura, crayons, markers or watercolors can be used. The County of Los Angeles Department of Public Works Graffiti Abatement Program is sponsoring the contest.
NEWS
November 6, 1999
Robert Shaffer GLENDALE -- A memorial service will be held today for Jorge Andrew, the baby found abandoned and decomposed Sept. 28 in the Verdugo Wash in Glendale. The service for the boy is at 1 p.m. today at Woods Mortuary, 511 S. Central Ave. The baby will be buried along with other unclaimed children in Desert Lawn Cemetery in Calimesa at noon on Monday. A Yucaipa-based group, Garden of Angels, will take care of the baby at the cemetery. Police have made no arrests in the case.
NEWS
October 15, 2001
I was very surprised not see Mike Antonovich included in the 103 Most Influential People in Glendale. Not only is our county supervisor the mayor of Los Angeles County, but he has done so much for the city of Glendale. Some examples: Mike was right there on the chromium 6 issues, warning Glendale residents of its dangers. Mike also facilitated the removal of the DPSS office and facilitated its becoming a state-of-the-art building where the needs of the Glendale citizens can be met more quickly and efficiently.
NEWS
September 22, 2003
It could be a test drive like no other. The Ultimate Drive for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation is coming to Glendale. It will be held on Oct. 17 at the Pacific BMW dealership, 732 S. Brand Blvd. The event offers test drives in new BMWs. For each mile of the drive, BMW will donate $1 to the foundation for research, education, screening and treatment. The test drives will depart from the dealership. Other BMW dealerships in Los Angeles County will take part in the October campaign.
LOCAL
By Veronica Rocha | March 23, 2010
GLENDALE — A former jailer for the Glendale Police Department faces charges of stealing payments that inmates made to stay in the city’s jail, officials said. Marvin Quarles, 49, turned himself in to Los Angeles police at 3:10 p.m. Sunday to be booked on the charges. He was released the same day on his own recognizance, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Quarles pleaded not guilty to three felony charges related to embezzlement by a public officer, said Jane Robison, a Los Angeles County district attorney’s office spokeswoman.
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