Good morning readers! Today is Monday, Dec. 30, the penultimate day of 2013. As you wake up from that long winter's nap, check out these headlines.
The Los Angeles Police Department is asking anyone finding jewelry that made by Assemblyman Mike Gatto's father, Joseph, to come forward. Joseph Gatto was shot to death in his Los Feliz home last month. Glendale News-Press
A runaway horse, found on a trail near the equestrian center in Burbank, injured six people before being caught. Burbank Leader.
A La Cañada Flintridge couple has put their 12,000-square-foot home on the market for $13.3 million, setting a local record price. La Cañada Valley Sun
Organizers of the Rose Parade are defending the AIDS Healthcare Foundation's plans to hold a same-sex wedding on its float amid criticism and complaints posted online. Los Angeles Times
A Los Angeles police officer shot and wounded a man who confronted him with a knife at a Winnetka residence Sunday, authorities said. Los Angeles Times
A vehicle crash in Northridge that resulted in the death of a woman early Monday morning may be alcohol related, police said. Los Angeles Daily News
The crash of a plane in Pacoima Sunday injured both occupants of the single-engine plane. Los Angeles Daily News
The city of Burbank is providing several places to get rid of your Christmas tree. You know, the one that's slowly becoming a fire hazard. My Burbank