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  • Couple sentenced for embezzlement

    A couple who owned three Glendale-based post-production film companies was sentenced Monday to 18 months in prison for embezzling their employees’ retirement funds and failing to pay income taxes. Ronald Burdett, 75, and Karen Burdett, 70, were...
  • Man runs off from Glendale Galleria store with $85K diamond bracelet

    Man runs off from Glendale Galleria store with $85K diamond bracelet
    Window shopping took a different turn Thursday after a man visited a jewelry store inside the Glendale Galleria, asked to see an $85,000 diamond Rolex bracelet — then disappeared with it in a flash. Police are now seeking the public’s help in...
  • Judge rejects second plea deal for former Glendale mayor John Drayman

    Judge rejects second plea deal for former Glendale mayor John Drayman
    For the second time, a judge rejected a plea deal from former Glendale Councilman John Drayman, who allegedly embezzled at least $304,000 from a weekly farmer’s market. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Stephen A. Marcus said in a downtown...
  • Start the Presses: Getting away with it

    Start the Presses: Getting away with it
    John Drayman, convicted liar and thief, got away with it one more time. The man who should be spending — minimum — a decade in prison for his misdeeds received the sentence of a year in county jail. Worse, he’ll likely serve only a...
  • Glendale police on lookout for camera-theft suspect

    Glendale police on lookout for camera-theft suspect
    Police are looking for a man who allegedly stole a surveillance camera that had filmed him standing outside a pet clinic early on Feb. 14. The man was apparently loitering about 5:47 a.m. in the rear of Parkview Pet Clinic in the 1500 block of Canada...
  • Man arrested for suspicion of robbery

    Man arrested for suspicion of robbery
    A Moreno Valley man was arrested Thursday after he allegedly attacked a driver who was sitting in his car, placed him in a headlock and tried to rob him, police said. The driver parked his car just after 1 p.m. in the 500 block of North Brand Boulevard...
  • Three arrested in alleged vehicle-burglary attempt

    Three arrested in alleged vehicle-burglary attempt
    Three suspects were arrested early Monday for their roles in allegedly trying to break into a parked cargo van, police said. Felix Cedillo, 22, and a 17-year-old male, who was not identified because he is a minor, were suspected of using a screwdriver...
  • Police: Woman injured after alleged attempted robbery

    A 35-year-old Glendale woman was injured Thursday after a motorist passing alongside her tried to steal her purse and then dragged her beside his vehicle, police said. The woman was taken to Glendale Adventist Medical Center, where she was treated for...
  • La Crescenta residents add a treehouse view

    La Crescenta residents add a treehouse view
    When Samad Firdosy bought the two-bedroom, one-bath home in La Crescenta in 2005, it was a fairly conventional single-story ranch house — with one difference. The house was nestled in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains and bordered in back...
  • Adams Hills fire still under investigation

    The cause of a 2-acre brush fire on Sunday that prompted the evacuation of 10 homes in the Adams Hills neighborhood is still under investigation, officials said. No one was injured during the blaze, which started at 11:21 a.m. in hillside brush to the...
  • Bill would boost reports of child abuse in schools

    On the heels of criminal cases involving California teachers and district employees who failed to report alleged child abuse on campus, Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) has proposed a law that would require public schools to adopt uniform procedures...
  • Application period open for scholarships

    The Community Foundation of the Verdugos seeks students to apply for scholarships before March 7. In Glendale, students of Latino heritage who are graduating from private or public schools can apply for awards given by the Glendale Latino Assn. The...