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November 4, 2009
Racing BMW hits pickup truck Two sports cars reportedly racing on the Ventura (134) Freeway were involved in a collision Tuesday afternoon near the Glendale Avenue exit, according to the California Highway Patrol. One red BMW and one white BMW were allegedly racing just after 1 p.m. on the freeway with speeds topping 100 mph, according to a CHP incident report. The identities of the drivers were not available as of Tuesday evening. The cars were reportedly swerving in and out of traffic lanes until the driver of the red BMW lost control of the steering wheel and collided with a white pickup truck, according to the CHP. The driver of the white BMW stopped a few hundred yards past the collision.
NEWS
June 9, 2005
A flatbed tow truck crashed Wednesday morning into a wrought-iron fence and outdoor stone wall of an Esperanza Terrace home, officials said. The truck's operator had a pickup truck on the flatbed and was loading another pickup truck just before 11 a.m. when the added weight caused it to lose its braking and roll into the wall, Glendale Fire Capt. Gerry Duss said. A section of the fence was knocked out of place, and part of the wall was crumbling.
NEWS
March 3, 2004
Darleene Barrientos Three unrelated crashes along a stretch of the Foothill (210) Freeway were attributed to unsafe driving in the rain, authorities said Tuesday. The latest of the accidents occurred about 12:25 p.m. Tuesday on the eastbound side of the rain-slicked freeway, just west of Ocean View Boulevard. A 39-year-old Canyon Country man lost control of his Chevrolet S-10 pickup truck and hit the right side of a big rig, California Highway Patrol Officer Vince Bell said.
NEWS
April 4, 2000
Buck Wargo CITY HALL -- A 7-year-old Glendale boy struck by a pickup truck March 27 has been upgraded to good condition and will be released from the hospital in the next three weeks. Shane Llewellyn was listed in critical condition Wednesday at Huntington Memorial Hospital with head trauma but improved enough by the end of the week to be transferred to Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles in Hollywood. Hospital spokeswoman Pam Dean said Llewellyn will be in traction for two to three weeks and then be put in a leg cast and allowed to go home.
NEWS
February 24, 2006
The weekend's cold and wet weather caused a truck to roll over Monday morning and two cars to skid onto the shoulder of the freeway Sunday morning. The wintry weekend weather caused a truck to roll over on Angeles Forest Highway at about 9 a.m. A 55-year-old Lancaster man driving a 2002 Mazda pickup truck hit some ice on a turn on Angeles Forest Highway one mile south of Big Tujunga Canyon Road. The man was transported by ambulance to Verdugo Hills Hospital, where he was treated for minor injuries.
NEWS
By: | August 11, 2005
A man who fell asleep while driving caused a major power outage in Costa Mesa early Wednesday when his pickup truck hit a utility pole on Victoria Street between Canyon Drive and Pacific Avenue, police said. More than 500 Southern California Edison customers were without power as of late Wednesday afternoon, Edison spokesman Marlon Walker said. Victoria Street was closed after the accident and is expected to reopen today, Sgt. Marty Carver said. The pickup truck -- driven by Anthony Oliver Kaa, 24, of Temecula, who was treated for minor injuries -- struck the wooden utility pole, shearing it off at the bottom and causing the wires to drop onto the roadway, Carver said.
LOCAL
By Ryan Carter | August 17, 2006
LA CRESCENTA — A 17-year Los Angeles girl died Wednesday after a pickup truck struck her as she stood in the fast lane of the eastbound Foothill (210) Freeway, officials said. The 1997 Ford F-150 headed east hit Jessica Catheryna Anderson at a speed of 65 mph, just west of Lowell Avenue about 4:30 a.m., CHP Officer Vince Ramirez said. Anderson died at the sceen of the incident, police said. Anderson's vehicle came to a stop Wednesday morning in the no. 2 lane after a previous, unrelated traffic collision, Ramirez said.
THE818NOW
February 9, 2012
Burbank police today issued a warning after three young girls said a man tried to pick them up in his truck as they walked home on Wednesday. The girls, ages 10 and 11, flagged down police officers at about 4:25 p.m. after running away from the man in the 500 block of East Cypress Avenue. The girls told officers that the man, who appeared to be in his 40s, stopped his pickup truck and tried to convince them to "come on and get in," according to police. He was described as being white with dark brown hair and thick stubble on his face, and was wearing short-sleeve blue shirt and driving a mid-size gray pickup truck.
NEWS
September 12, 2002
Karen S. Kim Drivers traveling through Glendale received little reprieve from flashing brake lights and gridlock Wednesday morning, as traffic accident after traffic accident jammed the Ventura (134) Freeway. The California Highway Patrol's Altadena division responded to at least four accidents between 7 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the Glendale area. The first call to the CHP came at 7:30 a.m. when a Toyota Corolla slammed into a Chevrolet pickup truck in the carpool lane near the Cahuenga Boulevard exit of the freeway.
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THE818NOW
February 9, 2012
Burbank police today issued a warning after three young girls said a man tried to pick them up in his truck as they walked home on Wednesday. The girls, ages 10 and 11, flagged down police officers at about 4:25 p.m. after running away from the man in the 500 block of East Cypress Avenue. The girls told officers that the man, who appeared to be in his 40s, stopped his pickup truck and tried to convince them to "come on and get in," according to police. He was described as being white with dark brown hair and thick stubble on his face, and was wearing short-sleeve blue shirt and driving a mid-size gray pickup truck.
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NEWS
By Veronica Rocha veronica.rocha@latimes.com | April 5, 2011
SOUTH GLENDALE — Police detained a teenager for questioning Tuesday morning after searching for more than two hours for suspects who allegedly stole a car idling on a driveway. Detectives were interviewing the teen, whose name wasn’t released, about the vehicle theft on the 600 block of Raleigh Street, Glendale Police Sgt. Tom Lorenz said. They were still searching for a suspect who witnesses described only as a Latino man, he added. The theft occurred just after 8 a.m., when a woman left her idling car with the keys in the ignition and parked in a driveway, he said.
NEWS
By Pat Grant | February 4, 2011
We have Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and special days set aside to recognize grandparents, secretaries, mailmen, dog catchers, etc., but no Uncle’s Day. I’m lobbying for an Uncle’s Day, based on the four fascinating uncles who added adventure and laughter to my early life. Let’s start with my Uncle Danny. An IRA fugitive, he fled Ireland seeking refuge in the U.S. Upon meeting Uncle Dan, he would offer to display where he had been shot fleeing the British.
LOCAL
November 4, 2009
Racing BMW hits pickup truck Two sports cars reportedly racing on the Ventura (134) Freeway were involved in a collision Tuesday afternoon near the Glendale Avenue exit, according to the California Highway Patrol. One red BMW and one white BMW were allegedly racing just after 1 p.m. on the freeway with speeds topping 100 mph, according to a CHP incident report. The identities of the drivers were not available as of Tuesday evening. The cars were reportedly swerving in and out of traffic lanes until the driver of the red BMW lost control of the steering wheel and collided with a white pickup truck, according to the CHP. The driver of the white BMW stopped a few hundred yards past the collision.
LOCAL
November 11, 2008
The following were taken from reports filed at the Glendale Police Department: ? ?800 block of South Maryland Avenue: A 28-year-old Glendale man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of driving on a suspended California driver?s license. ?600 block of North Pacific Avenue: An 18-year-old Glendale man reported Thursday that his cellphone was stolen from his car as he pumped gas. ?1300 block of North Columbus Avenue: A 47-year-old Glendale man reported Thursday that his home was burglarized and several watches were stolen.
LOCAL
By Chris Wiebe | January 29, 2008
SOUTHWEST GLENDALE — Police arrested three Glendale men and a teenager and recovered a shotgun Sunday after an apparent carjacking attempt. Josue Alvarado, 24; Raul Reinoso, 18; Ronald Corena, 18; and a 17-year-old boy are each being held on $300,000 bail on suspicion of carjacking. A 33-year-old Glendale man was sitting in his parked pickup truck on Kenilworth Avenue near Pacific Park at about 7:45 p.m. when two men passed by on foot staring at him suspiciously, Glendale Police Sgt. Tom Lorenz said.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Joyce Rudolph | September 29, 2007
If there’s one word that describes La Crescenta artist Alyce Cox, it’s versatile. Take the works she now has on display in a group show at Descanso Gardens: The contrast between a painting of irises and another of a pickup truck is an example, said Laura Wambsgans, who is also in the show. “Her painting of irises when you walk in the door of the gallery, they take your breath away,” Wambsgans said. “And in another part of the gallery is an old, dilapidated pickup truck.
NEWS
By Robert S. Hong | January 11, 2007
GLENDALE — City workers inspected a home on East Glenoaks Boulevard in response to neighbors' claims that it is illegally acting as a business, but results thus far have been inconclusive, officials say. City officials are continuing their efforts to investigate the home and could have results on whether there is a case by next week, they said. The City Attorney's Office sent a team Saturday to inspect the property owned by Minas and Dalida Keuroghlian to ascertain if there was illegal activity going on there.
NEWS
By Mary O'Keefe | August 18, 2006
A young girl from Los Angeles who just turned 17 a month ago, was struck and killed by a pickup truck at 4:30 a.m. Wednesday on the 210 Freeway near the Lowell Avenue exit. According to California Highway Patrol Officer K. Faciane, the girl was traveling eastbound on the 210 Freeway, west of Lowell Avenue, when she rear ended a 2000 Kenworth dump truck which disabled her vehicle. The driver of the dump truck pulled forward and over to the right shoulder. The girl left her car in the number two lane and walked to the left shoulder.
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