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Updated: Burbank Police Deputy Chief Tom Angel moving on

Updated: June 24, 2015 10:15 a.m. Burbank Police Deputy Chief Tom Angel is taking a job as Chief of Staff at the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. MyBurbank has more on that and the big farewell bash thrown for Angel  here.    Burbank Police Deputy Chief Tom Angel is apparently moving on and leaving the Media City behind. A tweet from the Burbank Police Department gave a shout out to Deputy Angel for his five years of service to the department. Here’s that tweet.     We say... Read More →

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Ex-Olympian Bruce Jenner officially comes out as a woman

The gold medal winner of the 1976 Olympic decathlon and member of the much talked about Kardashian klan, Bruce Jenner, is continuing to create a lot of buzz. First, with the announcement of his plans to make a transition to a woman and now publicly introducing the world to Caitlyn. Jenner revealed his new female image on the cover of July’s Vanity Fair magazine. The cover and the pictorial inside were shot by acclaimed  photographer Annie Leibovitz. The issue is due to hit newsstands on Tuesday, June... Read More →

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Quake expert Dr. Lucy Jones reviews “San Andreas” movie

The earthquake disaster film, “San Andreas,” opens this Friday and is expected to rake in at least $40 million at the box office. A premiere for the movie was held last night in Hollywood. Among the stars, U.S. Geological Survey seismologist and the number one go-to-earthquake expert in the Southland, Dr. Lucy Jones. After the event, Dr. Jones posted a critique of the film in the form of tweets on her Twitter account. Here are some of of those tweets.   My first experience of a red carpet at... Read More →

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4.1 aftershock rattles the Southland today

A good size aftershock from Friday’s moderate quake rattled a section of the Southland this afternoon. The 4.1  magnitude shaker hit at 2:32 p.m. and was center about one mile southeast of Rowland Heights down in Orange County.  In the same area where last night’s 5.1 quake struck, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. It was described as a “… short jolt and then a rolling motion.. “by a resident who felt it. Dr. Lucy Jones, a seismologist with the USGS, sent out this tweet about the quake.... Read More →

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