| Jul 1, 2012
Five weeks ago, Matthew James Reilly sat for an elegant dinner at the Carlton Hotel in Cannes, on the French Riviera. Around him were acclaimed filmmakers such as Alexander Payne, Michael Haneke and many others, and earlier that evening, Reilly himself...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 5:32 PM
After the controversy surrounding Glendale's circus elephant float for the last Tournament of Roses Parade, city commissioners are recommending a design for the next go around that focuses more on industry.
Earlier this month, the proposed 2013 design...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 4:30 PM
I'm ecstatic about the proposed design for Glendale's float entry in the 2013 Tournament or Roses parade.
Seriously. I am.
I know, I'm the guy who called for our city to stop putting floats in the parade. And I've been critical of those who support...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 5:37 PM
After getting battered by animal activists and knocked by the City Council for not raising enough money to pay for this year’s Tournament of Roses Parade float, the Glendale Rose Float Assn. is calling it quits.
After 33 years, the group has...
| Jan 28, 2012
| 4:05 PM
This is a letter to explain why the Glendale Rose Float Assn. has elected to disband.
We were formed in 1978, after Proposition 13, with the intention of voluntarily raising funds to help offset the cost to the city of Glendale’s float in the...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 3:35 PM
John “Johnny” George Esterly passed away Saturday January 28 in Rathdrum, ID. at the age of 95. He drank a root beer float, sat in his easy chair, and went to sleep.
John was born on August 1, 1916 in Johnstown, PA, to A.J....
| Sep 17, 2012
| 12:52 PM
Thousands of Armenian Americans celebrated their native land’s independence during a festival at Verdugo Park on Sunday that featured dancing, music and, of course, food.
The 14th Annual Armenian Independence Day Festival has gained in popularity...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 7:24 PM
One of Glendale's major thoroughfares will be transformed into an international street fair aimed at celebrating the city's cultural diversity this Saturday.
The annual Unity Fest will take over Brand Boulevard between Wilson and California avenues from...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 3:31 PM
People that attend the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade are not the only ones who appreciate and enjoy the Stealth bomber fly-over (“There is a time and place for everything,” Jan. 11).
My family and I look forward to going outside to...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 3:53 PM
Armenian and Korean immigrant communities have been living side by side in the pockets of Los Angeles for decades, but beyond the namesakes of Little Armenia and Koreatown, they've quietly and mutually called the Crescenta Valley home too.
So when the...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 4:33 PM
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...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 8:57 AM
With aviation as its theme this year, Burbank on Parade kicked off Saturday with a flyover by five helicopters followed by other fliers, marching bands and flight-themed floats.
The rain that hit the L.A. area Friday had moved on, and the almost 100...