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Police say car burglaries related BURBANK --...

Police say car burglaries related

BURBANK -- Police say a rash of car burglaries reported across the

city over the past week appear to be related crimes.

Beginning May 3, police said at least 11 car burglaries occurred


in the city, including several in the Magnolia Park area. The thieves

either pried open or smashed windows and stole stereos, CDs and, in

one case, a laptop computer.

Because the method of entry and targeted items are the same in all


of the break-ins, it is likely the same person or group of people is

responsible for the crimes, police said.

As of late Friday, no arrests had been made in connection with the


Ben Godar

Charter Review accepting applications

CIVIC CENTER -- The city is accepting applications for a Charter

Review Committee.


The group is expected to consist of 11 members who will meet to

review the charter, which outlines the city’s principles, functions

and organization. Any changes recommended by the committee would go

before Burbank voters.

All city board, commission and committee members serve without

compensation and must be registered voters living in Burbank. No one

can serve on more than one board, commission or committee.

A deadline for applying has not been set.


Applications are available at the City Clerk’s office, 275 E.

Olive Ave. or at For more information, call


Laura Sturza