Good morning, 818 locals. Today is Saturday, March 22, 2014.
Here are your top headlines in the 818 region:
- The Burbank City Council may consider a temporary ordinance that would prohibit unlicensed supportive housing facilities in single-family residential areas per the public’s request, after dozens of residents in recent weeks have asked the council members to take immediate action on the issue.
- After 65 years in business, Zinke's Shoe Repair -- the store whose flickering neon sign that animates a hammer striking a shoe heel -- will soon be leaving Glendale for Pasadena.
- A Los Angeles law firm has agreed to represent the city of Glendale for free in its defense of a statue honoring women taken as sex slaves for the Japanese Army during World War II, the installation of which has been called into question by a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court last month.
- Jurors on Friday began deliberating the fate of a 27-year-old Burbank man accused of fatally stabbing his on-and-off girlfriend 19 times in her neck.
- A $1-million contract to better insulate 30 single-family homes from aircraft noise from the Bob Hope Airport was unanimously approved by the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority on Monday.
-- Sameea Kamal, email@example.com
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