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
Tickets are $20 per person, and can be purchased at the door. For
more information, call the chamber at 846-3111.
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
Police said they believe the thieves are part of an organized
group that plans to use the information to commit fraud and identity
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.