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Calabasas Vehicle Burglary Suspect Arrested

Calabasas Vehicle Burglary Suspect Arrested

A 38-year-old Van Nuys man suspected of breaking into a vehicle in Calabasas and stealing a purse was arrested Monday on unrelated drug charges. A detective with the South Los Angeles Sheriff’s Station noticed an illegally parked black 2008 Chrysler vehicle while driving through the Motel 6 parking lot in the 5100 block of Century […]

Sheriff’s Deputies Wait Tables at Local Restaurant

Sheriff’s Deputies Wait Tables at Local Restaurant

If you visit a Red Robin restaurant in the Los Angeles area today, you might be waited on by a police officer. Deputies from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will serve food at seven Red Robin restaurants, including one at 2400 S. Calabasas Road in Calabasas. The “Tip-A-Cop” program raises money for the Law […]

‘Count-Three Bandit’ Sought in Valley Robberies

‘Count-Three Bandit’ Sought in Valley Robberies

Los Angeles Police Department detectives believe one suspect may be responsible for a series of armed robberies across the San Fernando Valley. “We dubbed him the Count-Three Bandit because in our two cases, he’s told the clerks to ‘get down and count to three’ as he makes his escape,” said Lt. Paul Vernon, commanding officer […]

Calabasas Man Convicted of Teen’s Murder

Calabasas Man Convicted of Teen’s Murder

A 26-year-old Calabasas man was found guilty Thursday of first-degree murder for shooting and killing El Camino Real High School soccer player Francisco “Pancho” Rodriguez outside his home in Winnetka last year. Rodriguez, a 17-year-old senior goalkeeper, had returned home from a soccer game on Jan. 11, 2012, when he heard a knock at the […]

Van Dyke’s Car Catches Fire on 101 Freeway

Van Dyke’s Car Catches Fire on 101 Freeway

Actor Dick Van Dyke was uninjured Monday in a car crash and fire that may not have been as dramatic as first reported. The crash occurred at about 2 p.m. on the eastbound 101 Freeway in Calabasas. TMZ first reported that Jason Pennington pulled the 87-year-old actor of his Jaguar “in the nick of time” […]