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Photo: FLLewis/ Media City G -- Car slammed into traffic signal light pole in front of Porto's in Burbank July 28, 2014

Car crashes in front of Porto’s in Burbank

Some scary moments in front of Porto’s Bakery and Cafe in Burbank this morning. A light tan sedan slammed into a traffic signal light pole a few feet from the entrance of the very busy establishment. The investigating Burbank Police officer says the driver was “coming from some medical appointment” and “apparently passed out .” It happened just as the unidentified female motorist was going east on Magnolia Boulevard and attempted to make a right turn onto Hollywood Way. The driver was shaken up a bit, but “looks fine,” according... Read More →

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Universal Pictures makes a donation to Paul Walker’s charity

Universal Pictures announced today that it will be donating ” a¬†percentage of proceeds” from the upcoming home entertainment release of “Fast & Furious 6” to Paul Walker’s non-profit Reach Out WorldWide. Walker and his friend/fellow racing enthusiast, Roger Rodas, were killed in a fiery crash last Saturday afternoon in Valencia. The 2005 Porsche Carrera GT they were riding in, apparently struck trees and then a pole, before exploding into flames. Speed is believed to have been a factor in the accident — but... Read More →

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