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September 2, 1986
Los Angeles police on Monday were investigating the slaying of a 29-year-old North Hollywood man who managed to stagger to an apartment and ask for help after being shot. The victim, whose name was withheld pending notification of relatives, collapsed about 8:30 p.m. Saturday outside an apartment building in the 5900 block of Vineland Avenue, Sgt. Will Doiron said. An apartment resident called paramedics, who took the man to St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, where he died about 10:45 p.m.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 17, 1994
Dear Street Smart: When a street is being resurfaced, why is the crew that roughens up the old surface not better coordinated with the crew that lays down the new one? It seems that motorists must deal with the grooves and ruts for weeks or months, not to mention lack of lane markings before the new pavement is poured. A current example is Vineland Avenue between Riverside Drive and Ventura Boulevard. It has been gouged up for more than a month with no new asphalt in sight!
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 18, 1985
Approximately $30 million worth of cocaine was seized by Los Angeles police from an automobile in Studio City Monday, but a suspect in the car escaped by running away, police said. About 50 kilograms of what was believed to be cocaine was recovered from three suitcases in the trunk of the car, which was chased by police after the driver committed a traffic violation shortly after 3 p.m., police said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 3, 1992 | JIM HERRON ZAMORA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Sun Valley apartment house manager and part-time jeweler was found dead Tuesday next to half a pound of cyanide powder, a deadly poison that investigators said apparently killed him when it spilled as he used it to work on jewelry. The dangerous cyanide spill caused Los Angeles police to close a four-block stretch of Vineland Avenue to traffic and evacuate the apartment complex for several hours.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 23, 1989
Asuspected gang member opened fire from a car and fatally shot a 19-year-old man in Sun Valley Monday night, then shot another man in the leg several blocks away, the Los Angeles Police Department reported. The first shooting happened at about 9 p.m. near Vineland Avenue and Saticoy Street, Officer Robert Peterson said. The second shooting took place in the 6800 block of Radford Avenue in North Hollywood, he said. The man wounded in the second shooting was taken to Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center, Peterson said.
NEWS
July 20, 1989 | From Times staff and wire service reports
A 16-year-old reputed gang member was wounded in a Burbank drive-by shooting that apparently was sparked by an earlier fight, police said today. The shooting victim, who was not identified by police, was superficially wounded in the stomach and taken to Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena after the attack at 9 p.m. Wednesday, Sgt. Don Goldberg said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 13, 1989 | PHILIPP GOLLNER, Times Staff Writer
Police have arrested three of four youths suspected in the April 2 killing of a North Hollywood man trying to prevent the theft of a neighbor's pickup truck. Authorities arrested a 16-year-old alleged to have fired the shots and a 17-year-old companion at a home in North Hollywood early Wednesday, said Los Angeles Police Lt. Ron LaRue. Another suspect, also 16, was arrested on a North Hollywood street Tuesday night, LaRue said. The youths, who were booked on suspicion of murder, were being held without bail at Sylmar Juvenile Hall, LaRue said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 17, 1994
Dear Street Smart: When a street is being resurfaced, why is the crew that roughens up the old surface not better coordinated with the crew that lays down the new one? It seems that motorists must deal with the grooves and ruts for weeks or months, not to mention lack of lane markings before the new pavement is poured. A current example is Vineland Avenue between Riverside Drive and Ventura Boulevard. It has been gouged up for more than a month with no new asphalt in sight!
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 3, 1992 | JIM HERRON ZAMORA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Sun Valley apartment house manager and part-time jeweler was found dead Tuesday next to half a pound of cyanide powder, a deadly poison that investigators said apparently killed him when it spilled as he used it to work on jewelry. The dangerous cyanide spill caused Los Angeles police to close a four-block stretch of Vineland Avenue to traffic and evacuate the apartment complex for several hours.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 5, 1985
Los Angeles police are seeking a hit-and-run driver who struck and killed a man crossing a street in North Hollywood. Antonio Rios, 54, of North Hollywood was hit while crossing Strathern Street just west of Vineland Avenue about 6 p.m. Sunday, police said.
NEWS
July 20, 1989 | From Times staff and wire service reports
A 16-year-old reputed gang member was wounded in a Burbank drive-by shooting that apparently was sparked by an earlier fight, police said today. The shooting victim, who was not identified by police, was superficially wounded in the stomach and taken to Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena after the attack at 9 p.m. Wednesday, Sgt. Don Goldberg said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 23, 1989
Asuspected gang member opened fire from a car and fatally shot a 19-year-old man in Sun Valley Monday night, then shot another man in the leg several blocks away, the Los Angeles Police Department reported. The first shooting happened at about 9 p.m. near Vineland Avenue and Saticoy Street, Officer Robert Peterson said. The second shooting took place in the 6800 block of Radford Avenue in North Hollywood, he said. The man wounded in the second shooting was taken to Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center, Peterson said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 13, 1989 | PHILIPP GOLLNER, Times Staff Writer
Police have arrested three of four youths suspected in the April 2 killing of a North Hollywood man trying to prevent the theft of a neighbor's pickup truck. Authorities arrested a 16-year-old alleged to have fired the shots and a 17-year-old companion at a home in North Hollywood early Wednesday, said Los Angeles Police Lt. Ron LaRue. Another suspect, also 16, was arrested on a North Hollywood street Tuesday night, LaRue said. The youths, who were booked on suspicion of murder, were being held without bail at Sylmar Juvenile Hall, LaRue said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 2, 1986
Los Angeles police on Monday were investigating the slaying of a 29-year-old North Hollywood man who managed to stagger to an apartment and ask for help after being shot. The victim, whose name was withheld pending notification of relatives, collapsed about 8:30 p.m. Saturday outside an apartment building in the 5900 block of Vineland Avenue, Sgt. Will Doiron said. An apartment resident called paramedics, who took the man to St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, where he died about 10:45 p.m.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 18, 1985
Approximately $30 million worth of cocaine was seized by Los Angeles police from an automobile in Studio City Monday, but a suspect in the car escaped by running away, police said. About 50 kilograms of what was believed to be cocaine was recovered from three suitcases in the trunk of the car, which was chased by police after the driver committed a traffic violation shortly after 3 p.m., police said.
REAL ESTATE
September 25, 1988
Construction is nearing completion on the 16,665-square-foot BV Shopping Center, which is being developed at a cost of $1.5 million on the northwest corner of Burbank Boulevard and Vineland Avenue in North Hollywood by Jack Sindorf of Santa Ana.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 3, 1992
A Sun Valley apartment house manager and part-time jeweler was found dead Tuesday next to half a pound of cyanide powder, a deadly poison which investigators said apparently killed him when it spilled as he used it to work on jewelry. The cyanide spill caused Los Angeles police to close a four-block stretch of Vineland Avenue to traffic and evacuate the apartment complex for several hours.
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