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  • 'Meatball' could be main attraction of Glendale's next Rose Parade float

    'Meatball' could be main attraction of Glendale's next Rose Parade float
    Glendale's 2014 Tournament of Roses Parade float could end up going to the bears. "Meatball" the bear -- who got his nickname after being caught eating frozen Costco meatballs from a garage refrigerator in Glendale last year -- became a media...
  • 'Meatball' Rose Parade float idea a hit with Twitter fans

    'Meatball' Rose Parade float idea a hit with Twitter fans
    It's been a year since "Meatball" the bear created a legion of fans over the course of several trash foraging forays into Glendale's hillsides. Reaction to a proposal to feature the bear's likeness on the city's next Rose Parade float was......
  • Glendale approves 'Meatball' the bear Rose Parade float

    Glendale approves 'Meatball' the bear Rose Parade float
    A floral depiction of Glendale’s most famous former ursine resident -- "Meatball" -- will be the centerpiece of the city’s next Rose Parade float, council members decided¬†Tuesday.¬† After he was caught devouring frozen Costco meatballs from a...
  • Rose Parade float may aid Glendale bear's habitat

    Rose Parade float may aid Glendale bear's habitat
    When the woman who helped shine a spotlight on famed bear Meatball first heard the bruin's hometown was trying to raise money for a float in his honor, she worried that the funding could be better spent helping Meatball — also called Glen Bearian...
  • Two Glendale teens among 80 finalists whose movies will be shown in Times Square

    Two Glendale teens among 80 finalists whose movies will be shown in Times Square
    Two Glendale teenagers are among 80 finalists chosen to compete in the All-American High School Film Festival in New York City next month. The films made by Artin Aroutounians and Aris Yeghiazaryan were chosen from more than 1,000 shorts submitted by...
  • Fundraising for Glendale's 100th Rose Parade float off to slow start

    Fundraising for Glendale's 100th Rose Parade float off to slow start
    Just $10,000 has been generated for Glendale’s 100th float in the Tournament of Roses Parade — and all of it from just one donor. The amount of money raised is a far cry from the $150,000 the city would like to cover with donations from...
  • Raffle opportunity could put you on Glendale's Rose Parade float

    With $25 and some luck, you could win two seats on Glendale's 100th Tournament of Roses Parade float. The city is selling raffle tickets to raise money to build the float and is asking for a minimum donation of $25 for the chance to wave to thousands of...
  • Oktoberfest returns to Montrose Saturday

    Oktoberfest returns to Montrose Saturday
    German music, dancing, food and beer are set to take over two blocks of Honolulu Avenue during the 35th annual Oktoberfest hosted by the Montrose-Verdugo City Chamber of Commerce on Saturday. Tens of thousands of people are expected to crowd the 2300 and...
  • Beers, brats reign at Oktoberfest

    Beers, brats reign at Oktoberfest
    Sarah Gallardo had bought lederhosen for herself and her husband, Jose Martinez, to sport at the 35th annual Oktoberfest in Montrose on Saturday, but he couldn't squeeze into the traditional German garb. Instead, Gallardo, from Pasadena, got Martinez a...
  • Unlike last year, no arrests made at 2012 Oktoberfest in Montrose

    Unlike last year, no arrests made at 2012 Oktoberfest in Montrose
    Glendale police reported making no arrests at Montrose's annual Oktoberfest on Honolulu Avenue this past weekend. The event brought out thousands of people, lured by the Bavarian cuisine, beer and carnival rides in the 2300 and 2400 blocks of Honolulu...
  • Glendale festival brings Armenian culture and food to the masses

    During the annual Armenian cultural and food festival on Sunday, Osanna Bekarian, 77, and Arsine Aposhian, 72, were making what so many Armenians have grown up with: hand-braided string cheese. Meanwhile, Nyree Derderian, 38, was lamenting about how...
  • A high school jazz program that shines

    A high school jazz program that shines
    The recent decision to expunge jazz from Doug McIntyre's morning show on KABC radio — in a purported move to enlarge the show's audience — has stirred passions around the Southland. Playboy Jazz Festival publicist Nina Gordon is surprised by...