Following the Leader

a lineup of updates and tidbits Burbank and beyond

Posts Tagged ‘Early Edition

The Early Edition – Burbank Leader

leave a comment »

Jim Smiley, 12, unloads sandbags as the rain comes down at his home on Maurice Drive south of Manzanita Street in La Crescenta on Tuesday. (Raul Roa/News-Press)

Jim Smiley, 12, unloads sandbags as the rain comes down at his home on Maurice Drive south of Manzanita Street in La Crescenta on Tuesday. (Raul Roa/News-Press)

Burn area braces itself for debris
LA CRESCENTA — Foothill residents raced to fill sandbags and construct mud deflectors Tuesday evening as rain poured steadily against hillsides blackened by the Station fire.

Saving water little by little
DOWNTOWN — Before embarking on an Alaskan cruise, Fred Baldino took the early-morning rains to mean that his lawn could go the week without water. So the 87-year-old did what city officials for years have been instructing: He shut off his water.

Explosive material leads to arrest
BURBANK — A 30-year-old resident is being held in Burbank jail after a routine traffic stop Friday in which officers allegedly found materials that could be used to make explosive devices, police said.

Man sentenced to 65 years to life for attack
A 30-year-old Burbank man was sentenced last Wednesday to serve 65 years to life for attempting to shoot a Glendale man he thought he belonged to a rival gang.

Burbank wins OT thriller
MEMORIAL FIELD — When his Burbank High football team scored a touchdown in the second overtime to pull to within one point of defending Pacific League champion Muir, Bulldogs’ Coach Hector Valencia decided his team had had enough.

Their place of honor
From a coach, to athletes to a city official and alumna who has helped support the school’s stadium renovation project, the honorees ran the gambit Thursday as the latest class was inducted into the Burroughs Athletic Hall of Fame.

EVERYONE’S BUSINESS: Excited about energy
On Saturday I went to Burbank Water and Power’s Energy Fair in front of their Magnolia Boulevard plant. After I finally got there, I was impressed with much of what I saw.

Advertisements

Written by Times Community News

October 14, 2009 at 10:36 am

Posted in The Newsroom

Tagged with