November 14, 2000
Buck Wargo The following is a list of Glendale businesses asked by the state Regional Water Control Board to provide information about the possible use of chromium at their sites: ACCO -- 6265 San Fernando Road. Advance Biodiagnostics (Former Verdugo Mental Health Center) -- 417 Arden Ave.. Armik Auto Repair -- 306 N. Central Ave. Armstrong Garden Center -- 5816 San Fernando Road. Arrow Die Casting -- 4031 Goodwin Ave. Automation Plating -- 927 E. Thompson Ave. Automation Plating Corp.
October 20, 2012
Three people suffered moderate injuries Saturday after a driver accelerated into a Salvation Army store on San Fernando Road, police said. Few details were available the crash, which occurred about 1:30 p.m. at San Fernando Road and Linden Avenue. The victims were inside the Salvation Army Family store and Donation Center, when a driver accidently accelerated instead of stepping on the brake and went through the front of the store, Glendale Police Sgt. Mark Hess said. No arrests were made in connection to the crash.
April 1, 2000
Buck Wargo CITY HALL -- Glendale has hired a Seal Beach company to help acquire property for improvements to exit ramps off the Ventura (134) and Golden State (5) freeways. Cutler & Associates will be paid up to $450,000 to obtain appraisals, legal counsel and services for acquiring property. The company will be paid from state grant funds given to Glendale for the project. The state will be paying $33.1 million to have the San Fernando Road exit at the Ventura (134)
October 4, 2002
Gretchen Hoffman Residents who depend on San Fernando Road for their daily commute will have to bear with the headaches of construction for a few more months. A four-part sewer project that is responsible for the detours and lane closures is set for completion Dec. 19, City Engineer Lou LeBlanc said. During the evenings, two lanes are open in each direction, with the center cordoned off to store construction equipment. In the mornings, San Fernando Road is cut back to one lane in each direction, with no parking lanes.
August 12, 2003
Ryan Carter For the first time in its decade-long history, a committee of stakeholders that gives input on the future of the San Fernando Road corridor could have several new voices. The Redevelopment Agency today will vote on whether to amend the bylaws of the San Fernando Road Corridor Project Committee to add six new members. The committee's role is significant because it was created by state law to allow business owners, residents, community organizations and property owners to give input on the redevelopment of the corridor, which extends from Glendale Avenue north to Allen Avenue.
July 17, 2002
The following incidents were taken from police reports. San Fernando Road and Brand Boulevard: A 22-year-old Los Angeles man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of driving without a license and having fraudulent registration tabs. 900 block of South Central Avenue: A 52-year-old woman, of no known address, was arrested Monday on suspicion of attacking a police officer with her car keys. 500 block of North Jackson Street: A man told police his car was stolen on Monday.
November 9, 1999
Paul M. Anderson GLENDALE - Glendale officials have shut down one rail crossing on San Fernando Road and plan to close another after a rash of accidents over the past several years. The San Fernando crossing at Bekins Way was shut down Oct. 4 and city engineers are working on plans to shut down the crossing at Allen Avenue between Flower Street and San Fernando Road, city engineers say. That crossing should be closed by late summer, said Jano Baghdanian, Glendale's public transportation administrator.
September 30, 2011
Glendale police shot and killed a man at about 2:30 a.m. today after he engaged them in what a department spokesman called "a pretty extensive gun battle. " The two officers who came upon the armed man were not hurt, Glendale Police Sgt. Tom Lorenz said. A bullet did strike the patrol car of a third officer who was called in as backup during the gun battle. The man who was killed was not immediately identified. The incident occurred in South Glendale on San Fernando Road near Brand Boulevard, where police continue to investigate the scene.
July 9, 2008
CITY HALL — Three city agencies on Tuesday tentatively approved a 72-unit affordable rental housing project for the south San Fernando Road corridor despite concerns from neighbors that the additional apartments would further choke traffic and on-street parking. Developers of the Vassar City Lights project, also known as Vassar Villas, must still secure nearly $18 million in highly competitive state tax credits to put toward the total $38-million cost before the city fully signs off on the development.
May 14, 2002
Tim Willert GLENDALE CITY HALL -- The city is planning to spend more than $10 million on downtown and San Fernando Road redevelopment projects in the coming fiscal year, officials said Monday. The 2002-2003 Redevelopment Agency and Economic Development program budget proposal includes a summary of estimated revenues and expenditures and includes funding requests for new and existing projects. The Redevelopment Agency will discuss the report at today's meeting, which follows the 2:30 p.m. Housing Authority meeting.