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  • Metro to offer free bus, train rides on New Year's Eve

    Metro to offer free bus, train rides on New Year's Eve
    Metro is offering free service on its buses and trains for New Year's Eve revelers looking for a sober late-night ride home. The free service starts at 9 p.m. Tuesday and runs through 2 a.m. Wednesday, the Los Angeles Times reported. The effort is...
  • L.A. weather forecast: A brisk New Year's Eve, warm New Year's Day

    L.A. weather forecast: A brisk New Year's Eve, warm New Year's Day
    Mild weather on Tuesday will give way to a brisk New Year's Eve, followed by a pleasant, sunny day for the annual Tournament of Roses Parade and Rose Bowl game in Pasadena, forecasters say. New Year's Eve revelers can expect the temperature to fall to...
  • Teen shows her stripes among festival's artists

    Teen shows her stripes among festival's artists
    Splashes of blue, green and red shoot out in the form of an elephant; the movement of its large ears and trunk swaying among the vivid hues. In another painting, the eye of a zebra gazes out of one-third of the canvas, its black and white stripes...
  • Work rolls along on 'Meatball' Rose float

    Work rolls along on 'Meatball' Rose float
    The shell of Glendale's 2014 Tournament of Roses Parade float, featuring an animatronic version of the famed Glendale bear Meatball, has been constructed and painted. All that's left on the checklist to complete the $150,000 float is the addition of...
  • Last Three Stooges print has the last laugh

    Last Three Stooges print has the last laugh
    A garden shed in a northern-beaches suburb of Sydney, Australia, may sound like a remote connection to a Three Stooges film festival being held at Glendale's Alex Theatre on Nov. 30, but the rare find by a film collector there has fans of the zany...
  • Float fundraiser serves up Meatball's favorite

    Float fundraiser serves up Meatball's favorite
    When Hasmik Fenerdjian heard there was going to be a meatball-tasting competition to raise money for Glendale's 2014 Tournament of Roses Parade float featuring an animatronic likeness of Meatball the Glendale bear, she knew she had to bring her meatball-...
  • Community: Pacific Ballet hosts Nutcracker fest

    Community: Pacific Ballet hosts Nutcracker fest
    A daylong festival of all things Nutcracker is planned by the Pacific Ballet Dance Theatre on Sunday at the Alex Theatre in Glendale. There will be live music, singing and ornament-making classes for children in the courtyard beginning at noon....
  • Step out to a holiday dance festival

    Step out to a holiday dance festival
    Pacific Ballet Dance Theatre is kicking off the holiday season with a daylong festival featuring interactive dance classes for children, live instrumental music and choral singing and culminating with a professional ballet performance Sunday at the Alex...
  • Verdugo Views: The wartime gap in the Rose Parade's history

     Verdugo Views: The wartime gap in the Rose Parade's history
    The city of Glendale is finalizing its 100th entry in the Tournament of Roses Parade on Jan. 1. The first float was entered in 1911. But that was more than 100 years ago, right? Read on to find one reason for the disparity. Except for the World War II...
  • On the Town: Festival of Trees extends charity branches

    On the Town: Festival of Trees extends charity branches
    The Glendale Assistance League's 38th annual Festival of Trees was truly "A Golden Christmas." League president Karen Millman welcomed her 400-plus audience members. The "gold" theme was carried throughout with everything from golden-tree centerpieces...
  • Video: Rose Parade Court named in Pasadena

    Video: Rose Parade Court named in Pasadena
    Seven young women were named to the 2014 Tournament of Roses Royal Court on Monday and will now embark on months of public appearances as they promote the upcoming Rose Parade in Pasadena, the Los Angeles Times reported. The women were chosen from a...
  • On the Town: Elks celebrate Oktoberfest in style

    On the Town: Elks celebrate Oktoberfest in style
    Oktoberfest came to the Glendale Elks Lodge for the 34th year in a row on Saturday. Representing the fun were napkins picturing beer steins and pretzels. Perennial hosts Kathearina Berger and husband of almost 56 years, Karl, welcomed the overflow crowd...