Have breakfast with city manager SOUTH SAN...

Have breakfast with city manager

SOUTH SAN FERNANDO DISTRICT -- Community members can meet new City

Manager Mary Alvord at the Burbank Chamber of Commerce breakfast,

where Alvord will speak about her vision for the city's future.

The event begins at 8 a.m. Monday at The Castaway, 1250 Harvard

Road.

Tickets are $20 per person, and can be purchased at the door. For

more information, call the chamber at 846-3111.

Molly Shore

Credit machines stolen from station

MAGNOLIA PARK -- A Burbank gas station reported to police this

week that several credit card machines and their memory chips were

stolen from its pumps.

Workers at Trion Fuel, at 3701 W. Magnolia Blvd., told police

that sometime between 9 p.m. Tuesday and 6 a.m. Wednesday, someone

removed the credit-card machines from each of the station's pumps.

The thieves also removed the memory chips, which police said contain

the credit-card information of all the customers who used those

pumps.

Police said they believe the thieves are part of an organized

group that plans to use the information to commit fraud and identity

theft.

Ben Godar

Man's car allegedly loaded with weapons

MEDIA DISTRICT NORTH -- When police pulled a man over for driving

without his lights on, they allegedly found his car loaded with

knives and other weapons.

Charles Manning Fish III, a 53-year-old Arleta man, was stopped by

police early Sunday morning near the corner of Glenoaks Boulevard and

Buena Vista Street. When officers approached the car, they saw a

large police-style baton on the floor and a knife clipped to Fish's

front pocket, police said.

Officers searched the car and found additional weapons, including

a dagger, a weighted cane, a Tazer gun and a 3 1/2-foot spear, police

said. Fish was arrested on suspicion of a variety of weapons charges

and possessing false identification.

Ben Godar

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