Today is January, 3, 2014. Welcome to the 818 round up, readers. The National Weather Service expects to see temperatures reach a high of 73 and low of 55 on Friday. Here are the top news items in the Glendale, Burbank and La Cañada area:
- A Glendale man accidentally fired a gun at his wife, injuring her in the torso. She survived and is in stable condition at a hospital.
- The deadline to leave a public comment regarding the Los Angeles County Public Works project that will remove more than 2.4 to 4 million cubic yards of debris from Devil's Gate Dam is on January 6. Residents publicly protested the project, citing public health and safety concerns for nearby students.
- James Avery, who portrayed the commanding yet cuddly father figure on the hit 1990s sitcom "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," died at a Glendale hospital Tuesday of complications from open heart surgery.
- Burbank police are investigating a series of vandalism incidents after three vehicles within three blocks were found Wednesday with slashed tires and etched with derogatory words.
-- Nicole Charky, firstname.lastname@example.org
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