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  • La Crescenta man tied up by gunmen while sleeping, home ransacked

    La Crescenta man tied up by gunmen while sleeping, home ransacked
    A La Crescenta man awoke Wednesday night to discover two thieves tying him up inside his home during a robbery, sheriff's officials said. The man was awaken about 10:30 p.m. by two men who took turns holding him at gunpoint as they ransacked his home of...
  • Police suspect teen of stealing, forging check

    A 19-year-old Pacoima man was arrested for allegedly trying to cash a fraudulent check at a La Crescenta bank on Monday, police said. At 1:10 p.m., Evani Escobar entered the Wells Fargo Bank at 4000 Foothill Blvd. and reportedly headed to a teller window...
  • Glendale City Council approves Tropico apartment project

    Glendale City Council approves Tropico apartment project
    The City Council approved a 220-unit residential project at the city’s southwestern edge this week, despite the developer falling short of prior direction from the dais to reduce density. Tropico Apartments, a five-story residential structure...
  • Police still have no tips in series of fires

    Police still have no tips in series of fires
    Days after police pleaded for the public’s help in finding a serial arsonist who has set 17 trash and furniture fires in Glendale, investigators still haven’t received any tips. The lack of tips is likely due to the fact that many residents...
  • 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...
  • Police: Thieves strike in separate residential burglaries

    Thieves stole costly jewelry, credit cards and money Tuesday from homes in separate residential burglaries, police said. Police believe the burglaries occurred between 6 a.m. and 7 p.m. in the 700 block of Portola Avenue and the 1200 block of North...
  • Anonymous tip mushrooms into alleged drug find

    Police on Thursday arrested a 54-year-old man who was allegedly growing hallucinogenic mushrooms inside a north Glendale apartment that they described as riddled with cockroaches and rotting food. Glendale narcotics detectives obtained a warrant to...
  • LEGO worker arrested for allegedly stealing thousands of dollars in merchandise

    An employee at the LEGO Store in the Glendale Galleria was arrested last Wednesday for allegedly stealing toys over the course of 18 months and selling them to a man, who was later booked on suspicion of turning a profit by selling the products online,...