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June 22, 2000
Buck Wargo CITY HALL -- Construction will start in July and be completed in September on the reconstruction of five alleys. The Glendale City Council awarded a bid Tuesday for Tyner Paving Co. of Los Angeles in the amount of $108,033. The five alleys to be rebuilt include: south of Victory Boulevard -- Jesse to Raymond avenues. south of Victory Boulevard -- Thompson to Jesse avenues. north of Broadview Drive -- Las Palmas Ave. to Wickham Way. west of Central Avenue -- Broadway to Wilson Avenue.
NEWS
March 10, 2000
Buck Wargo CITY HALL -- Bids are being sought by the city to resurface four or five alleys in Glendale. The project is expected to be cost about $125,000. Four alleys will be repaved and a fifth one added on to the list if the bids come in lower than expected. The four alleys to be paved are: south of Victory Boulevard between Jesse Avenue and Raymond Avenue. south of Victory Boulevard between Thompson Avenue and Jesse Avenue. north of Broadview Drive between Las Palmas Avenue and Wickham Way. west of Central Avenue between Broadway and Wilson Avenue.
NEWS
July 6, 2005
The following information was taken from police reports: Intersection of Colorado Street and Verdugo Road: A man was arrested on suspicion of fireworks possession Saturday after officers noticed fireworks being set off. Glendale Galleria: A woman was arrested on Monday morning on suspicion of shoplifting at JCPenney. Officers found that she had nearly $800 of stolen merchandise in her possession at the time of her arrest. 1600 block of Eucalyptus Avenue: A 1993 Acura Integra was burglarized between 7 p.m. Sunday evening and 8:30 a.m. Monday morning.
THE818NOW
February 6, 2012
A man who was apparently homeless was found stabbed to death Saturday evening in a San Fernando Valley storm drainage channel, police said Sunday. The man, a Latino believed to be between 25 and 30 years old, had been stabbed in the chest, according to Los Angeles Police Sgt. Trina Bluff of the Van Nuys station. The man was found south of Victory Boulevard, near Ethel Avenue, on the eastern side of the Tujunga Wash, which, in the Valley, is essentially a large concrete-lined storm drainage channel that runs from Hansen Dam south to Studio City, where it joins the Los Angeles River.
THE818NOW
By Bryan Mahoney | July 28, 2011
A crash Wednesday afternoon on Alameda Street near Victory Boulevard damaged two parked cars and knocked down a utility pole.  Antoinette Schwartz of Burbank was parked on the side of the road when she witnessed the crash.  "I would have been right there if I hadn't stopped to answer my phone," she said. 
LOCAL
January 23, 2007
The following incidents were taken from reports filed at the Glendale Police Station: Glenoaks Boulevard at Highland Avenue : A 48-year-old Glendale man was arrested Sunday on suspicion of driving under the influence after officers reportedly observed him sleeping in his Nissan Pathfinder in the middle of the road. South Glendale Avenue at East Lomita Avenue : An 83-year-old Glendale man was arrested Sunday on suspicion of being drunk in public after witnesses reported the man fallen down at a bus stop.
NEWS
By Bill Kisliuk, bill.kisliuk@latimes.com | September 30, 2010
Despite concerns about traffic and child safety, the Planning Commission on Wednesday approved part of a parking plan for a proposed Head Start child development center on Victory Boulevard. The 3-0 vote is a step forward for Pasadena-based Center for Community and Family Services, which operates four Head Start centers in Glendale and hopes to open the new center next spring for 200 Glendale toddlers and children. Several Rancho neighborhood residents have opposed the facility, arguing it will worsen traffic and create safety hazards for children who use the center, residents and the horses many homeowners keep.
NEWS
May 21, 2002
Gretchen Hoffman NORTHWEST GLENDALE -- Glendale Police are looking for a man and a woman who robbed a woman as she waited for the bus. The victim told police she was sitting on a bench at the intersection of Victory Boulevard and Western Avenue at about 5:40 a.m. Friday when a woman approached and grabbed her bag, according to the police report. As she struggled with the woman to keep hold of the bag, a man ran up and began punching and hitting the victim, according to the report.
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By Los Angeles Times staff writers | November 26, 2013
Drivers beware: President Obama on Tuesday is scheduled to be crisscrossing the Los Angeles area as he hops from Mid-City to Glendale to Los Angeles International Airport. After stepping off Air Force One at LAX just after 5:30 p.m. Monday, the president was shuttled via Marine One to the Westside for a pair of fundraisers to benefit Democrats running for Congress, the Los Angeles Times reported . Obama also met with the family of TSA officer Gerardo Hernandez, who was killed in a violent attack at LAX on Nov. 1, and with two fellow officers wounded by gunfire that day. On Day 2 of his L.A. visit, the president is scheduled to attend a Democratic Party fundraiser in the morning at the Hancock Park home of Marta Kauffman, creator of the television show "Friends.
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NEWS
November 24, 2013
Motorists in Glendale should expect rolling street closures, including San Fernando Road and Grandview Avenue as well as the Golden State (5) and Ventura (134) freeways, from around 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday during President Obama's visit to Southern California. While in Glendale, he will visit DreamWorks Animation SKG, where he will give a speech about the economy. The Los Angeles Police Department has released a guide for which areas to avoid, according to the Los Angeles Times . They include: Los Angeles International Airport, 4 to 5 p.m. on Monday Westwood and Beverly Hills (405 Freeway to La Cienega Boulevard and Santa Monica Boulevard to Venice Boulevard)
NEWS
August 6, 2013
Commuters and residents in the San Fernando Valley are bracing for traffic tie-ups Tuesday when President Obama visits "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno"  in Burbank and overnights in Los Angeles. The Los Angeles Times reported that the  Los Angeles Police Department  officials are warning drivers to avoid the areas around the following intersections in Burbank, Canoga Park and Woodland Hills on Tuesday from 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.: -- Hollywood Way and San Fernando Road -- Hollywood Way and Burbank Boulevard -- Hollywood Way and Alameda -- Olive Avenue and Buena Vista -- Sherman Way and Hayvenhurst Avenue -- Victory Boulevard and Canoga Avenue -- Canoga Avenue and Burbank Boulevard On Wednesday morning, the LAPD suggests drivers avoid these areas between 9:30 and 11:30 a.m.: -- Sherman Way and Hayvenhurst Avenue -- Victory Boulevard and Canoga Avenue -- Canoga Avenue and Burbank Boulevard Obama is scheduled to tape with  Leno  on Tuesday afternoon for the 11:30 p.m. show.
THE818NOW
February 6, 2012
A man who was apparently homeless was found stabbed to death Saturday evening in a San Fernando Valley storm drainage channel, police said Sunday. The man, a Latino believed to be between 25 and 30 years old, had been stabbed in the chest, according to Los Angeles Police Sgt. Trina Bluff of the Van Nuys station. The man was found south of Victory Boulevard, near Ethel Avenue, on the eastern side of the Tujunga Wash, which, in the Valley, is essentially a large concrete-lined storm drainage channel that runs from Hansen Dam south to Studio City, where it joins the Los Angeles River.
NEWS
November 22, 2011
  Delizia Marie DiOrio passed from this life on November 18 th , 2011, in the loving comfort of her own home, surrounded by all of her children. Delizia “Doll or Dolly” Marie DiOrio was born on June 7, 1926 in Chicago, IL. She met Frank DiOrio while attending nursing school at Mother Cabrini Hospital. They married on September 8 th 1949. They celebrated 27 years together before his death in 1977. They moved to Burbank, with their four children in 1964. They left behind many family and friends in Chicago but were welcomed in California by her parents and sister's family.
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By Bryan Mahoney | July 28, 2011
A crash Wednesday afternoon on Alameda Street near Victory Boulevard damaged two parked cars and knocked down a utility pole.  Antoinette Schwartz of Burbank was parked on the side of the road when she witnessed the crash.  "I would have been right there if I hadn't stopped to answer my phone," she said. 
NEWS
By Bill Kisliuk, bill.kisliuk@latimes.com | September 30, 2010
Despite concerns about traffic and child safety, the Planning Commission on Wednesday approved part of a parking plan for a proposed Head Start child development center on Victory Boulevard. The 3-0 vote is a step forward for Pasadena-based Center for Community and Family Services, which operates four Head Start centers in Glendale and hopes to open the new center next spring for 200 Glendale toddlers and children. Several Rancho neighborhood residents have opposed the facility, arguing it will worsen traffic and create safety hazards for children who use the center, residents and the horses many homeowners keep.
NEWS
By Bill Kisliuk, bill.kisliuk@latimes.com | September 16, 2010
Traffic and safety concerns have prompted residents of Glendale's Rancho neighborhood to protest a proposed day-care and child development center just off Victory Boulevard. The Planning Commission heard two hours of testimony Wednesday about the Head Start center, which would accommodate 200 low-income toddlers and children. Residents said the facility lacks adequate parking, would cause traffic problems and risks to children and clash with the horse-friendly environment of the neighborhood on the edge of Griffith Park.
LOCAL
April 13, 2010
The following were taken from daily booking reports from the Glendale Police Department:   Area 1   400 block of East Palmer Avenue Byung Kim, 34, was arrested April 4 on suspicion of making threats.   South Central Avenue and West Colorado Street Edgar Terteryan, 31, was arrested April 4 on suspicion of possessing a dangerous weapon.   South Brand Boulevard and San Fernando Road Ferddy Vilella, 19, was arrested April 4 on a warrant for failing to appear in court or pay a fine.
NEWS
By Veronica Rocha | August 1, 2009
Mango madness Vardui Andikyan v. Vallarta Supermarkets Inc., Case No. EC050221 Falling fruit may lead to bumpy walking conditions, especially for customers who frequent the produce section of any supermarket. That was the case for Vardui Andikyan. Andikyan was shopping at Vallarta Supermarket when she slipped and fell on a piece of mango that was left on the store?s floor, according to a lawsuit filed in Burbank Superior Court. She claims that the store failed to display warning signs about the fallen mango and slippery floor.
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