No Back Up Needed

Sheriffs and GPD defeat Death Valley without injury in annual Baker to Vegas Relay. By Brandon HENSLEY Those 120 miles can wear men down like no other. If the runners don’t go down due to heat stroke, then surely the winds will get them, or the rain, or the snow. Some of the runners train […]

World War II Grenade Found Inert

By Mary O’KEEFE The 3700 block of Glenwood Avenue was closed down for a short while early Monday evening after Glendale police received a call of a grenade found in a garage. “It appeared to be a World War II grenade,” said Sgt. Kevin Dizon, adding “It is pineapple shaped.” The call came about 4:30 […]

Sheriffs, Glendale Police and CHP all give this holiday

By Mary O’KEEFE Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Toy and Food Drive volunteers packed up items for over 200 families early Saturday morning and began delivering. The rain didn’t dampen the spirit of giving as the volunteers went to homes of families in need, bringing food and toys. Joanne Berg has been part of the toy drive […]

Wild night in the Crescenta Valley

By Mary O’KEEFE On Friday about 9:30 p.m. Glendale police received a 911 call concerning someone screaming, yelling and threatening to kill someone near the convenience store at La Crescenta and Montrose avenues. The caller had given a description of a pick-up that was being driven by the threatening suspect. The reporting party told officers […]

Glendale police warn: Put that phone down and drive

By Mary O’KEEFE Driving down Verdugo Road motorists will notice a crashed vehicle near the Oakmont Country Club turn off and an overturned vehicle just past Glendale Community College. The vehicles are not waiting for a tow truck but are part of the Glendale Police Department’s Driven 2 Distraction campaign. Throughout the city of Glendale […]

Keep car doors locked and valuables safe

By Mary O’KEEFE Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s and Glendale Police Department are reminding people to keep their vehicle doors locked and do not leave valuables in the car. “We have had several vehicle burglaries. We want to remind residents not to leave valuables like purses in their cars,” said Sgt. Ray Harley, CV Sheriff’s Station. Harley […]

New study confirms old findings

By Mary O’KEEFE Researchers at Harvard-affiliated McLean Hospital have shown that those who start using marijuana at a young age are more impaired on tests of cognitive function than those who start smoking at a later age. In a paper that was presented Monday at the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience in San […]

Police turn out for gun call

Photo by Leonard COUTIN Glendale Police arrived in force at a home in the 3600 block of Emanuel Drive  in Glendale on Sunday, Oct. 17 when a report was made of a man with a gun. The Glendale Fire Department was in the area; it had received a call of a possible fire. When firefighters […]

Suspect apprehended in fraud case

By Mary O’KEEFE A man was arrested at the U.S. Post Office, Verdugo City branch, at 2816 Honolulu Ave. on Friday when he attempted to purchase 800 stamps with a fraudulent check. Tea Kang, 41, of Los Angeles was arrested after the postal worker became suspicious of the check. “He told us he had been […]

Sixteen pounds of meth found by GPD

By Mary O’KEEFE On May 27 a traffic stop led Glendale police to a home in Sunland resulting in four arrests and the recovery of 16 pounds of methamphetamine that has an estimated street value of about $1.2 million according to Sgt. Tom Lorenz of the Glendale Police Department. The Glendale police have been concentrating […]