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  • Family of missing woman offers reward

    The family of a 45-year-old Sunland woman who was last seen in La Crescenta in early June is offering a $5,000 reward for information that leads to her being found. Kimberly Blum was last seen around 4 p.m. on June 5 in the 2000 block of Cinco Casitas Lane, according to a statement from the Los...

  • ‘It’s as if the floodgates had opened’: La Cañada burglary victims plead for better enforcement and response times

    La Cañada residents and exasperated victims of what seems to be yet another uptick in residential burglaries beseeched members of the City Council Tuesday for more enforcement, better response times and any solutions that might turn around a troubling tide. Speaking in a public comment session...

  • Crime Report: Burglars access homes via second-floor balconies

    Crime Report: Burglars access homes via second-floor balconies

      April 11 Burglary, residence: 800 block of Valley Crest Street. A man left his home at around 8 a.m. April 10 and returned at 10:29 p.m. April 11 to find his garage had been ransacked. Deputies determined the point of entry to be an upstairs glass patio door, which had been smashed open. Several...

  • Pair arrested for drug possession and child endangerment after police chase ends in La Cañada

    Two suspects, an adult driver and juvenile passenger, were arrested Saturday night following a police pursuit that began in Pasadena and ended in a La Cañada neighborhood after the pair abandoned their vehicle and attempted to flee on foot. Sgt. Javier Aguilar, who leads the Pasadena Police Department’s...

  • Every 15 Minutes event brings sobering message to La Cañada High School

    Every 15 Minutes event brings sobering message to La Cañada High School

    The far-reaching, sometimes deadly consequences one bad decision can have in the life of a teen were demonstrated in a reenactment event at La Cañada High School that began Thursday with fatal car crash and culminated Friday in a schoolwide funeral. Giving high schoolers a front-row seat to the...

  • Crime Report: Multiple residences broken into while owners away

    Crime Report: Multiple residences broken into while owners away

      April 4 Burglary, residence: 900 block of Big Briar Way. A house-sitter was watering plants at around 2 p.m. when she noticed a rear sliding door had been shattered sometime since her last visit on March 30. A Ruger revolver and bullets the homeowner kept in the master bedroom closet were missing,...

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