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  • Video shows fitness model was clipped from behind by train in deadly accident

    Video shows fitness model was clipped from behind by train in deadly accident
    Video footage that captured the moments before Greg Plitt’s death shows the fitness model running southbound in between two sets of train tracks in Burbank before getting clipped from behind by an oncoming train, police said. The Division of...
  • Little-known agency keeps commuter rail network on track

    Little-known agency keeps commuter rail network on track
    The 351-mile rail corridor that runs along the coast between San Diego, Los Angeles and San Luis Obispo is the second-busiest intercity route in the nation. Its annual passenger load of 7.4 million is surpassed only by that of the northeast corridor...
  • Wheels turning on bus service

    Wheels turning on bus service
    Bob Hope Airport officials are moving forward with efforts to implement “high priority” projects to improve ground transportation serving the airfield, including proposed new bus service connecting the cities of Burbank, Glendale and Pasadena....
  • George G. 'Greg' Plitt Jr.

    George G. 'Greg' Plitt Jr.
    George G. "Greg" Plitt Jr., a Gilman School graduate, actor, stunt double, and a certified personal trainer who was considered the No. 1 male fitness model in the world, died Jan. 17 in Burbank, Calif., after being struck by a passenger train. The...
  • La Caņada History: Girl Scouts, Brownies sell cookies to raise camping funds

    La Cañada History: Girl Scouts, Brownies sell cookies to raise camping funds
    Ten Years Ago Verdugo Hills Hospital was one of several area hospitals to be called upon to respond to a Jan. 26, 2005 rail disaster that took place in Glendale, taking the lives of 11 people. A Metrolink train jackknifed after striking a Jeep...
  • Officials look back at deadly 2005 train crash

    Officials look back at deadly 2005 train crash
    It’s been a decade since an SUV left on the tracks at Chevy Chase Drive caused one of Metrolink’s deadliest crashes, one that claimed 11 lives and shook the Glendale community. Metrolink has spent hundreds of millions upgrading its cars...
  • Burb's Eye View: A channel bikeway and backyard politics

    Burb's Eye View: A channel bikeway and backyard politics
    A sand-colored cinder-block wall separates the Western Channel Bikeway from a home on Elm Street. It blocks the view of the path, but not the cigarette smoke that wafts into Jorge Pineda's house. It's the worst thing about living next to a bikeway...
  • Memorial service to take place for Greg Plitt

    Memorial service to take place for Greg Plitt
    A public memorial service for actor and fitness model Greg Plitt, who died last Saturday after being struck by a Metrolink train in Burbank, will take place at 2 p.m. at Church of the Good Shepherd, located at 504 N. Roxbury Drive in Beverly Hills....
  • Fitness guru Greg Plitt's memorial will be open to the public

    Fitness guru Greg Plitt's memorial will be open to the public
    The family of actor and fitness model Greg Plitt have received thousands of messages from well-wishers and now are planning a public memorial Saturday in Beverly Hills. The family thanked Plitt's fans for their support after his accidental death...
  • Crew filming Greg Plitt on train tracks wasn't permitted, officials say

    Crew filming Greg Plitt on train tracks wasn't permitted, officials say
    Fitness model and actor Greg Plitt was killed Saturday after getting struck by an oncoming Metrolink train in Burbank while he was shooting a video on the railroad tracks. Just after 4 p.m., the 37-year-old was struck north of the Magnolia Boulevard...
  • Reality TV star killed while filming video next to Metrolink track

    Reality TV star killed while filming video next to Metrolink track
    He was strong and confident, a West Point grad, former Army Ranger and TV bodybuilder with rippling arms and washboard abs. But when Greg Plitt tripped while running along a Metrolink track in Burbank on Saturday, he could do nothing to avoid being...