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November 5, 2013
Someone poured acid on three vehicles parked in a south Glendale garage on Friday, police said. No one has been arrested in connection with the incident, which officers believe may have occurred between 8 p.m. Thursday and 4 a.m. Friday. The acid was poured on vehicles that were being stored in the locked parking garage. -- Veronica Rocha, veronica.rocha@latimes.com Follow on Google+ and on Twitter: @VeronicaRochaLA . ALSO: Glendale finds a way to pay for Laemmle Lofts project Drayman trial delayed again Armed, masked men reportedly held up Glendale Citibank
NEWS
August 20, 2012
Nine motorists were arrested Friday during a sobriety checkpoint in Glendale on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, police said. Nearly 800 vehicles were stopped during the checkpoint on Central Avenue and Sanchez Drive, according to Glendale police. Of the vehicles stopped, police found four motorists were drunk driving while another five drivers were under the influence of drugs, according to Sgt. Rich Phillips. Officers conducted 30 field sobriety tests and towed eight vehicles.
NEWS
December 17, 2012
Nine motorists were arrested in Glendale Friday on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol during a saturation patrol, police said. The Police Department had originally scheduled a sobriety checkpoint, but canceled the operation due to rain. Instead, police patrolled the city and looked for DUI motorists. Officers stopped 70 vehicles and conducted 21 field sobriety tests on motorists. Eight drivers were arrested on suspicion of drunk driving, while another was arrested for driving under the influence of drugs, according to police Sgt. Richard Phillips.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Carol Cormaci | November 23, 2007
  The announcement was made Nov. 15 during media days leading up to the Los Angeles Auto Show, which opened to the public the following morning and runs through Sunday at the Convention Center in downtown L.A. Other vehicles considered for the honor were the Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid, Mazda Tribute Hybrid, Nissan Altima Hybrid and the Saturn Aura Hybrid. To be considered, a vehicle had to be on sale and widely available to the public as of Jan. 1, 2008. "We look for vehicles [to honor]
LOCAL
By Chris Wiebe | October 27, 2007
GLENDALE — Since April, more than 40 sets of passenger-side and driver-side mirrors have been reported stolen from Mercedes and sport utility vehicles. In October alone, more than a dozen such thefts have been reported, mostly from residents on Roselawn Avenue, Glenoaks Boulevard, Viscano Drive and Valley View, Greenbriar and Philips roads, according to police reports. Mercedes E32 models are among the most affected, according to reports. “When you start noticing trends like that happening on particular items, it’s because there’s a market out there for it,” Glendale Police Officer John Balian said.
NEWS
October 24, 2002
GRAFFITI CODE WHAT HAPPENED The City Council introduced an ordinance to amend the city's code relating to graffiti. WHAT IT MEANS The ordinance would update and expand the definition of graffiti to include more modern tools, including aerosol paint containers, paint stick, adhesive labels and etching tools. In addition, the city now has only 10 days, rather than 20, to remove graffiti, according to the amendments. VOTE No vote.
THE818NOW
May 9, 2012
Glendale officials today opened the registration period for car enthusiasts who want their vehicles -- made in 1979 or earlier -- to have a spot on Brand Boulevard for Cruise Night. The event on July 21 is expected to showcase roughly 400 vehicles, but the slots fill quickly, according to a announcement from the city today. Those who want to enter their vehicles may submit their registration online via www.ci.glendale.ca.us/CruiseNight2012.asp or by calling (818) 548-4860 with questions.
NEWS
August 1, 2002
Janine Marnien When it comes to safety, the California Highway Patrol is more concerned about drivers than parked vehicles. Safety concerns surrounding large, parked vehicles in La Crescenta have been voiced by some residents in support of a proposed parking ordinance, arguing that such vehicles block visibility for drivers and pedestrians. But visibility can be blocked at any time by a number of different objects, CHP Officer Vince Bell said.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 13, 2007
A new exhibit opened at the Petersen Automotive Museum last weekend that features American convertibles. Called Going Topless In Style: The American Convertible, it will run through Oct. 7. Southern Californians have always considered convertibles the ideal vehicles for the area's mild climate and vast network of scenic roads. Going Topless in Style will celebrate our fascination with convertibles by presenting a wide variety of domestically produced ragtops that illustrate the development of the body type from the first versions built during the early twentieth century to modern times.
NEWS
September 18, 2000
Buck Wargo CITY HALL -- Just what every driver dreams of: the ability to change a red light to green at will. Beeline buses and fire department vehicles will have that technology available to them in April 2002. Glendale is carrying through on its plan announced more than a year ago to install transmitters on buses that would keep them on schedule and install similar devices on fire vehicles that would help them respond to emergencies faster.
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By Veronica Rocha, veronica.rocha@latimes.com | February 11, 2014
Five motorists were arrested Saturday on suspicion of drunk driving during a police checkpoint. Nearly 800 vehicles drove through the checkpoint from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. at Brand Boulevard and Cerritos Avenue, but only 65 vehicles were screened, according to Glendale police. Police conducted 19 field sobriety tests and towed two vehicles during the grant-funded checkpoint aimed at decreasing deaths and injuries tied to motorists who were driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
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NEWS
By Veronica Rocha, veronica.rocha@latimes.com | February 10, 2014
Police are asking for the public's help in identifying the person who punctured tires on 20 vehicles parked along a northeast Glendale street. The vandalism likely occurred sometime between 10 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. Sunday in the 1000 block of Ruberta Avenue, according to Glendale Police spokeswoman Tahnee Lightfoot. Police believe the alleged vandal walked along Ruberta and used a device to pierce the side wall of any tires that faced the street. Officers later discovered that nine other vehicles near Monterey Road and Louise Street also sustained similar damage.
NEWS
By Veronica Rocha, veronica.rocha@latimes.com | February 4, 2014
A 33-year-old man was arrested Sunday after he allegedly broke into the Scholl Canyon Landfill and tried to steal a Glendale Water & Power truck, which he planned to use to return home to Long Beach, police said. But Brian Hoke apparently didn't get very far. Police found the truck at about 9:30 a.m. stuck in a ditch inside the landfill in the 7700 block of North Figueroa Street, Glendale Police Sgt. Tom Lorenz said. Hoke was reportedly hiding in some bushes just outside the truck.
NEWS
January 27, 2014
An 86-year-old Glendale man died Monday after suffering severe head trauma when he was struck by a vehicle on Western Avenue near Glenoaks Boulevard, police said.  Abram Mehrabian was taken to Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center , where he he was pronounced dead at around 5:30 p.m., Glendale police Sgt. Tom Lorenz said. The man reportedly ran across Western outside of the crosswalk and was struck by the vehicle, police said. The driver, a 54-year-old man, remained at the crash scene  as the police investigated the incident, which occurred just before 4:30 p.m. He did not appear to be impaired, police said, and he consented to be examined by a drug recognition expert.
NEWS
January 27, 2014
An 86-year-old Glendale man suffered severe head trauma Monday afternoon when he was struck by a vehicle on Western Avenue near Glenoaks Boulevard, police said. The man, who wasn't immediately identified, was taken to Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center, where he is being treated, Glendale police Sgt. Tom Lorenz said. The man reportedly ran across Western outside of the crosswalk and was struck by the vehicle, police said. The driver remained at the crash scene  as the police investigated the incident, which occurred just before 4:30 p.m. Still, the crash prompted police to partially close Western Avenue between San Fernando Road and Glenoaks.
NEWS
By Veronica Rocha, veronica.rocha@latimes.com | January 22, 2014
Prosecutors have charged two men for allegedly stealing a Glendale Police Department patrol car and other valuables from the Orange County Sheriff's training academy in Tustin. William Menser, 22, of Palm Springs and Kevin Sanchez, 21, of Tustin, face vehicle theft and second-degree burglary charges for the Jan. 2 break-in at the academy , according to Orange County Superior Court records. They are scheduled to be arraigned Feb. 4 in an Orange County courtroom. Detectives are still investigating the break-in and are looking for additional suspects, Tustin Police Lt. John Strain said.
NEWS
By Veronica Rocha, veronica.rocha@latimes.com | January 3, 2014
A Glendale police patrol car was found abandoned early Friday in Garden Grove after it was stolen from the Orange County Sheriff's training academy, officials said. A Garden Grove police officer heard a bulletin about the missing patrol car and spotted it at 5:30 a.m. in the residential neighborhood of Sungrove Street and Aspenwood Lane - roughly nine miles away from the academy in Tustin, according to the Garden Grove police spokesman Lt. Ben Stauffer. But the patrol car was only discovered stolen after a caller notified authorities that a Glendale police vehicle was spotted about 1:30 a.m. driving erratically on the freeway, Tustin police Lt. John Strain said.
NEWS
November 19, 2013
A six-vehicle crash closed all eastbound lanes of the Ventura (134) Freeway at Brand Boulevard around 9 a.m. Tuesday, according to the California Highway Patrol. Also, the westbound lanes were closed momentarily to clear debris, according to the CHP's incident website. The multi-vehicle crash, which involved a semi-truck, sent two cars up on an embankment beside the freeway, according to the website. No information about injuries was immediately available. The eastbound lanes were reopened around 10:10 a.m., according to the website.
NEWS
November 5, 2013
Someone poured acid on three vehicles parked in a south Glendale garage on Friday, police said. No one has been arrested in connection with the incident, which officers believe may have occurred between 8 p.m. Thursday and 4 a.m. Friday. The acid was poured on vehicles that were being stored in the locked parking garage. -- Veronica Rocha, veronica.rocha@latimes.com Follow on Google+ and on Twitter: @VeronicaRochaLA . ALSO: Glendale finds a way to pay for Laemmle Lofts project Drayman trial delayed again Armed, masked men reportedly held up Glendale Citibank
NEWS
October 3, 2013
Three older women were struck by vehicles in two separate incidents this week, sending all of them to the hospital - one in grave condition. At around 8 p.m. Thursday, two women - one 59 years old and the other 73 - were struck by a car as they were crossing California Avenue as they walked northbound along Central Avenue, according to Glendale Police Sgt. Tom Lorenz. Both women, whose identities were not immediately released, were sent to Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center.
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