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  • Catherine Haldane Breslin

    Catherine Haldane Breslin, loving mother, friend and long time resident of La Crescenta passed away peacefully, January 1, 2011 at the age of 82. Catherine was born February 29, 1928 in Pasadena, CA daughter of James and Janet Haldane, Galashiels,...
  • MTA proposes service changes

    MTA proposes service changes
    Los Angeles County transportation officials this week will solicit public input on proposals to modify bus service in the Glendale-Burbank corridor by cutting some routes and changing others. Dozens more potential changes are being proposed across the...
  • Making an unreal rescue

    Making an unreal rescue
    LA CRESCENTA — A mock 7.1 earthquake struck the Sylmar area Saturday morning and damaged the Crescenta Valley town library, where some people may have been trapped. The responsibility of searching and rescuing the victims rested on volunteers from...
  • Congratulations

    Elms Convalescent celebrated National Nursing Home Week with lunch and thank-you gifts to its staff for its dedication to the seniors in its community on May 13 at 212 W. Chevy Chase Drive in Glendale. Genaro Navarro was honored by Los Angeles County...
  • Man Dies After Stabbing During Argument in Sylmar

    Man Dies After Stabbing During Argument in Sylmar
    SYLMAR, Calif. (KTLA) -- A man who was stabbed during an argument in Sylmar has died at the hospital, according to police. Authorities arrived at the bloody scene in the 12800 block of Hubbard Street around 12:23 p.m. Detectives say two men who lived at...
  • Catastrophic fires blaze a path of destruction through Southland

    Catastrophic fires blaze a path of destruction through Southland
    In a swiftly moving catastrophe that seemed as familiar as it was shocking, Southern California once again was besieged by flame Saturday, from Orange County to Santa Barbara, with hundreds of homes consumed by three major wind-driven fires, including one...
  • When Joan Vowels died, the verdict was suicide. Her husband says it was not.

    When Joan Vowels died, the verdict was suicide. Her husband says it was not.
    When pedestrians are struck by Metrolink trains, rail officials are often quick to declare them suicides or trespassers and slow to try to prevent others from the same fate. Critics say that in many deaths, Metrolink performs only cursory...
  • A quake lull, but how long?

    Earthquakes that struck Southern California over the last century killed more than 200 people and caused billions of dollars in damage. But new research to be released today says the Los Angeles area may actually be in the midst of a prolonged seismic...
  • Residents of Sylmar mobile home park line up to survey fire-ravaged community

    Hundreds of evacuees from Oakridge Mobile Home Park began lining up at Sylmar High School evacuation center before 9 a.m. today to board police vans for a first look at their fire-ravaged community. Police are restricting access to the park because it is...
  • Wildfires: Did low water pressure hinder the fight?

    Wildfires: Did low water pressure hinder the fight?
    Residents of Yorba Linda, where fire destroyed 118 homes, had complained for years of poor water pressure, a problem that may have made it more difficult for firefighters to beat back the weekend blaze that tore through the upscale community. In Sylmar,...
  • More than 20,000 flee flames in O.C. Fire destroys or damages more than 600 homes; thousands are threatened

    More than 20,000 flee flames in O.C. Fire destroys or damages more than 600 homes; thousands are threatened
    Wind-fueled fires continued to rage out of control tonight in Orange County as emergency personnel struggled to get ahead of erratic leap-frogging flare-ups that were consuming houses and apartments and prompting evacuation orders for more than 20,000...
  • Winds relent, but fires persist

    Winds relent, but fires persist
    A lull in the fierce, desert-born Santa Ana winds that pushed three devastating wildfires through Southern California delivered the first major break in days to fire crews from Anaheim Hills to Santa Barbara on Sunday, although authorities warned that...