Former Councilman John Drayman's monthly $1,000 restitution payments to the victims he embezzled from were reduced by more than half after financial evaluators showed he wasn't earning much income , though a Los Angeles Superior Court Judge told him this week that he should be looking for more work. Drayman was ordered earlier this year to pay $304,000 to the Montrose Shopping Park Assn.
LIGHTNING RELEASES: MONTROSE CA - In a bold move, Gloves In A Bottle announced the release of its new, non-greasy dry skin care cream, now complete with sunscreen blocking ingredients that can be used daily on one's face. Current competing skin care products offering SPF 30 sunscreen protection are not cosmetically elegant to use day to day at the office or whenever it's needed to look one's best.
Burglary, residential: 5200 block of Pizzo Ranch Road. A man returned home at 12:10 p.m. after running errands to find a man in his 20s, wearing a red sweatshirt with a yellow emblem and dark pants walking through his backyard.
A procession of fire engines, police vehicles and classic cars will make their way through La Crescenta and Montrose on Thursday for an annual remembrance of the victims who died in the 9/11 attacks. Starting from the Ralphs at Rosemont and Foothill Boulevard, the emergency vehicles and about 20 cars courtesy of the Early Rodders Car Club will take on a very specific route that leads them past local Los Angeles County Fire and Glendale Fire Department stations, the Glendale Police Department substation in Montrose and the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station.
Dubbed Beyond the Box, the program calls for unique paintings on the boxes near street corners, and the Glendale Arts and Culture Commission has selected 11 utility boxes along Honolulu, Montrose and Pennsylvania avenues for the last round of the project. It will coincide with the Big Draw LA, a celebrated art event in a variety of venues throughout Southern California on Oct. 25. Artists of all ages can apply, and they are allowed to work in a group on a single painting.