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  • Applebee's leads Glendale-based DineEquity to fourth-quarter profit; IHOP slips

    Applebee's leads Glendale-based DineEquity to fourth-quarter profit; IHOP slips
    DineEquity Inc., the Glendale-based owner of the Applebee’s and IHOP restaurant chains, had a strong fourth quarter after suffering a severe slump a year earlier. Several factors helped the recovery, including the company’s franchising...
  • Proxy advisor criticizes Disney's decision to name Iger chairman

    An influential proxy advisor criticized theWalt Disney Co.'s board of directors for naming Chief ExecutiveRobert A. Igeras the company's next chairman, a decision that it claims “reversed a commitment to independent board leadership.”...
  • Caruso gets dose of Girl Scout power over cookie sales flap

    Caruso gets dose of Girl Scout power over cookie sales flap
    Forget employee unions, Hollywood studios and big developers. When it comes to flexing political muscle, the city of Los Angeles has a new heavyweight contender: those Tagalong-toting, knee-sock-rocking Girl Scouts. On Friday, billionaire mall developer...
  • Study: California ban on driver cellphone use is saving lives

    Study: California ban on driver cellphone use is saving lives
    Fewer Californians are dying in traffic accidents caused by hand-held cellphone use, according to a study by the Safe Transportation Research and Education Center at UC Berkeley. Traffic deaths declined by 22% in the two years after the state outlawed...
  • Photographer Tammy Abbott loses battle with cancer

    Photographer Tammy Abbott loses battle with cancer
    A former photographer for the Glendale News-Press and Burbank Leader, Tammy Abbott, lost her 20-year battle with cancer on Saturday. She was 54. From Springville, near Sequoia National Park, Abbott spent much of her life in Los Angeles pursuing her...
  • From restricted club to suburban enclave

    Whiting Woods, in the Crescenta Valley, is a peaceful enclave with some 170 homes and fewer than 400 residents, not counting animals such as deer, rabbits, coyotes, snakes, and bobcats which are sometimes seen. The neighborhood boasts many live oak and...
  • Developer Rick Caruso resigns from Coliseum Commission

    Wealthy developer Rick Caruso resigned Wednesday from the scandal-plagued Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission, ending a stormy tenure during which he clashed frequently with fellow panel members over their stewardship of the stadium. In his...
  • Man killed by officers was shooting pistol on the street

    The man killed by Glendale police early Friday morning during a shootout was reportedly firing his pistol while walking down the street. No officers were hurt in the shootout, although a patrol car was struck by a bullet, said Sgt. Tom Lorenz, a...
  • Weeding the Angeles National Forest, one plant at a time

    Weeding the Angeles National Forest, one plant at a time
    On a sweltering morning deep in the San Gabriel Mountains, Katie VinZant donned work gloves and boots, hoisted a pickax and began bashing alien species. The 31-year-old botanist enjoys a Sunday in the Angeles National Forest as much as the next person....
  • Tobacco and candy at the post office

    The candy and tobacco store that opened in the city’s main post office in the late 1940s was part of a nationwide movement to provide work for persons living with a disability. In 1947, Postmaster Max L. Green, with assistance from the state and...
  • Schiff offers support for growing 'Occupy' movement

    Schiff offers support for growing 'Occupy' movement
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) today stepped into the "Occupy Wall Street" fray, calling the growing movement a culmination of "shared frustration" over "reckless decision-making" that led the nation into the current economic morass. In a statement...
  • Don Paul Park

      Don Paul Park, COMMANDER USN RETIRED (12-10-1914 to 09-04-11) Passed away peacefully in San Diego, CA at the age of 96. Don was born in Frankfurt, Indiana.  His parents, Nellie June Coverdale Park and Joseph Milton Park, relocated to Glendale,...