“Pygmalion” was George Barnard Shaw’s unromantic basis for the romantic 1956 Lerner and Loewe musical, “My Fair Lady.” It starred Julie Andrews as Cockney guttersnipe Eliza and Rex Harrison as the phonetics professor, who, on a bet, schools Eliza into passing for one of the upper class. The musical was later incarnated, of course, as the frothy 1964 film classic with Harrison and Audrey Hepburn.
A quarter-acre brush fire erupted along the Los Angeles River Monday afternoon near Victory Boulevard and Riverside Drive in Glendale, officials said.
Police on Monday released surveillance photos of a man suspected of breaking into a computer repair shop in Glendale earlier this month and stealing electronics, police said.
A 45-year-old Burbank woman was arrested Saturday after allegedly assaulting her elderly neighbor with her motorcycle helmet for blocking their shared driveway, police said.
818 Roundup: USC-Verdugo Hills Hospital nurses vote on possible strike; 'Pretty Little Liars' at the library
Good morning, 818! Today is Monday, March 30, 2015. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 80 degrees and a low of 55 degrees with patchy fog in the evening, according to the National Weather Service.
Gaby Aghakian, Senior, Driver, Burbank
Ani Aghakhanian, Senior, Utility, Crescenta Valley
All-Area Girls' Water Polo Player of the Year: Crescenta Valley High's Taylor breaks out into spotlight
There’s rarely a break in the action for Audrey Taylor.
LAS VEGAS — Vanes “Nightmare” Martirosyan moved forward and stalked. Jermell Charlo stayed to the outside and danced.
At this exact moment in time, it's hard to imagine a film starring Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence getting only a token theatrical release after debuting on VOD. Are there any rising stars hotter?
My beautiful and talented daughter Gabi is getting married two weeks from today. And it’s all great. She’s marrying a terrific guy with a fantastic work ethic and from top-notch stock. She’s 26. Not too young. Not too old. Nobody’s pregnant or anything. All is right in Hitchville.
Burbank Unified officials are cautioning all to mentally brace for the fact that tests measuring progress under the new Common Core standards will likely show lower scores than have been seen here previously. A similar warning is going out from districts across the state as everyone adjusts to the new educational standards and testing.
Leaving your homeland to establish yourself in a new country can be fraught with challenges, as any newcomer can attest. Learning a new language can be quite difficult for some, as can adjusting to a different culture and establishing fresh networks of friends. It takes a certain amount of courage to make the leap to a new world.
Bert Ring provides us his take Glendale City Council candidate Edith Fuentes' campaign headquarters in the Montrose Shopping District, which the city argues violates zoning rules.
The kitchen at Community Day School in Burbank, where students learn to cook with vegetables they grow in the school’s garden, will undergo a major renovation thanks to a $10,000 grant from IKEA.
Alex Cervantes, of Eagle Rock, flies a DGI Phantom 2 drone at Brand Park in Glendale on Friday, March 20, 2015. Cervantes has had the drone for a few months, the last time flying it was six weeks ago. He was at Brand Park for a workout with a trainer and got there early to fly.
Nurses at USC-Verdugo Hills Hospital took action in the face of contract negotiations that have dragged on since last May by taking a strike vote Thursday and Friday, and 85% of the nurses who voted supported a strike, according to the nurses union representative.
This week, Burbank's die-hard “Pretty Little Liars” fans got a glimpse at some of the ABC Family show's props and costumes, and to view the teen drama's fifth season finale an hour before it aired on the West Coast.
Twenty Glendale police officers — including, for the first time in Glendale’s history, the police chief — will be hitting the pavement Saturday afternoon to compete in an overnight law-enforcement relay race through the desert.
818 Roundup: Glendale schools likely sticking with artificial turf; 'Empire' actress apologizes to Glendale police
Good morning, 818! Today is Saturday, March 28, 2015. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 86 degrees and a low of 59 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.
As the April 7 election approaches, challengers lead in the money race for seats on the Glendale City Council and Glendale Community College’s board of trustees, while the sole incumbent in Glendale Unified’s race has raised the most funds in that contest.
Citing a shift in its priorities toward a digital-servicing platform, Technicolor USA Inc., the French-owned film processing and post-production company, announced this week it would be closing its facility in downtown Burbank.
Bob Hope Airport will hold a workshop and public hearing on Monday on its proposed revision of a noise compatibility program for homes around the airfield.
Council candidates at the final election forum on Thursday were divided on what to do about transferring millions of dollars from a local utility to the General Fund, an issue that’s currently being decided in court.
A man told deputies that he and his wife left their home at around 12:30 p.m. to get groceries. When they returned at 1:15 p.m., they noticed someone had cut open a sliding screen door.
After chemical tests showed there is no hazardous amount of toxic materials in the artificial turf fields installed at several Glendale schools, officials in the Glendale school district are likely to stick with the turf material they’ve been using for the past decade.
The first of more than a dozen buildings on the site of the future IKEA store came crashing down in a matter of minutes Thursday morning, a milestone that comes more than a year after the project was approved.
Activities like a lunchtime obstacle course were part of the Health and Fitness week from March 23 through March 27, 2015 at La Cañada Elementary School.
The Burbank City Clerk’s Office and the I Vote 4 Burbank 2015 Election Committee will host a meet-and-greet event where voters will have a chance to get acquainted with candidates in the upcoming City Council and school board elections.
“Empire” actress Taraji P. Henson apologized for alleging that Glendale police racially profiled her son during a traffic stop after a video obtained by the Los Angeles Times cast doubt about whether police had improperly targeted him.