Week in Review: Keeping an Eye on Local Government, Restaurants and Police

A look at the notable events from the week of March 21–27.


Screen star Elizabeth Taylor, who died Wednesday morning at age 79, was a frequent guest of her friend Michael Jackson at his family home in Encino.

The Oscar-winning actress died at in West Hollywood on Wednesday.

To help reduce accidents, officers do a lot more than patrol the streets, and their efforts seem to be paying off. With the division's resources stretched thin these days, a volunteer group helps out by fundraising.

Decision on fee expected April 6.

ENC president denies allegations that items for discussion are 'not properly agendized.'

Roland Sprewell is a fire captain and fire-service veteran who has been educating Southern Californians about fire and life safety for 25 years.

Finding out whether your favorite restaurant is a sanitary place to eat has become as easy as going online.

A team of L.A. County firefighters and trained dogs from the California-based National Disaster Search Dog Foundation spent the week searching for survivors in northeastern Japan.



Male caught on a surveillance video at Encino home during apparent burglary attempt.

These are the raw scanner reports from Sunday and Monday around the San Fernando Valley.

Police are searching for a man who robbed the on Burbank Boulevard Tuesday at 12:20 a.m.

Police activity from March 16-19.

These are the raw scanner reports from Saturday around the San Fernando Valley.





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