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  • Former Terps guard Duane Simpkins joins Towson's staff

    Former Terps guard Duane Simpkins joins Towson's staff
    Duane Simpkins, who played point guard at Maryland from 1992 through 1995, will join Pat Skerry's new staff at Towson University as director of basketball operations. "He's a bright guy, a young coach who is connected to the area," Skerry said Friday....
  • Traffic on I-5 worsening

    Traffic on I-5 worsening
    Glendale and Burbank motorists face some of the most congested stretches of the Golden State (5) Freeway, and it's only getting worse, according to a draft report by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority. The report on the agency'...
  • A fresh outlook for CV

    A fresh outlook for CV
    In her attempt to avoid the apex of the recent heat wave — in which temperatures hit 100 degrees and above for several straights days — Jocelyn Chia deviated from her customary course of action. When not practicing with the Crescenta...
  • Grant steps on sidewalk future

    Grant steps on sidewalk future
    Burbank may have to pass on $125,000 in federal grant money if an earlier City Council decision to halt sidewalk construction on two blocks of Screenland Drive near Luther Middle School remains unchanged. Following the outcry of nearly 90% of the...
  • Investigation into death of 101-year-old photographer to go to prosecutors

    Investigation into death of 101-year-old photographer to go to prosecutors
    Burbank police plan to turn over their investigation of a 91-year-old woman whose car struck and killed a popular photographer last month to prosecutors for review. The woman, Mary Beaumont, was questioned and released at the scene on May 22 after her...
  • Taco Bell to stay on Magnolia

    After an almost three-hour debate, the City Council on Tuesday effectively nixed a new Taco Bell at the intersection of Burbank Boulevard and Buena Vista Street, citing traffic safety concerns tied to a proposed drive-through on the site. The...
  • Rescuers Cut Through Second-Floor Wall To Extract Obese Man

    Rescuers Cut Through Second-Floor Wall To Extract Obese Man
    Suffolk county cops and first responders thought they were answering a call to help a man who had fallen in an upstairs apartment bathroom in Center Moriches but they found much more, including a house with debris stacked almost to the ceiling. They ended...
  • Buena Vista crossing in Burbank to get long-awaited upgrades

    Buena Vista crossing in Burbank to get long-awaited upgrades
    A $3.2-million project for intersection and rail improvements at the rail crossing at Buena Vista and Van Owen streets is scheduled to begin in March after more than five years of trying to accumulate enough funding for the work. The project has been on...
  • Taco Bell plan cooks up resistance

    Taco Bell plan cooks up resistance
    Plans to open a 24-hour Taco Bell restaurant at one of the most dangerous intersections on Buena Vista Street have nearby residents fuming. Taco Bell plans to demolish a building that once housed Conroy’s Flowers at the intersection of Buena Vista...
  • Start the Presses: Fare increase will get the ride it deserves

    Yohannes Mersha, a United Taxi driver, believes a proposed $15.50 minimum fare from Bob Hope Airport is, well, fair. “But we have to serve the community, and if the community doesn't want it, that's how it goes,” said Mersha, who has been a...
  • Own a large vehicle? You'll have to pay in Burbank

    Being an oversized vehicle in Burbank just got a lot harder. The City Council this week adopted a plan that would force drivers of non-commercial vehicles longer than 22 feet or taller than 8 feet — which would include most recreational vehicles,...