| Nov 7, 2012
| 6:58 PM
Like other celebrities, “Meatball” -- the Glendale bear that nosed through trash cans and caused a ruckus in the foothills earlier this year -- has found value in his brand, or at least his handlers have.
Let the merchandising begin. ...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 9:43 AM
The San Diego County wildlife sanctuary that had planned to auction off a lock of hair from Glendale's most famous bear — “Meatball” — to help build a new habitat said Thursday that it will drop the item after learning the sale...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 3:03 PM
The insurer of a construction company hired to repair Glendale slopes after the 2005 mudslide has filed a breach of contract lawsuit against the city, claiming the contractor was underpaid for excavation work that turned out to be much more intensive than...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 12:51 PM
The bids are in for a package of memorabilia for Glendale’s most beloved bear, “Meatball.” An EBay auction for the famous bear’s orange tracking ear tag, painted paw print and a photo sold for $2,000 on Sunday.
A spokeswoman for...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 10:17 AM
A three-hour program plus lunch goes really fast when La Crescenta Woman's Club members are involved. On Monday (Nov. 12) these go-getters organized their annual Authors Luncheon at the La Caņada Flintridge Country Club. A silent auction, door prizes,...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 6:25 PM
Retirement was fun for a while, but it's definitely not something I want to do for the rest of my life. And so Glendale — I'm back!
In my revised position, I will be reporting on the accomplishments of service clubs, charities and nonprofit...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 7:25 PM
It's not every day that an organization with ties to Glendale celebrates its 100th anniversary. But on Wednesday, Chapter AH of the Philanthropic Educational Organization held that celebration at the Glendale home of Marilyn Butler.
About 125 members...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 7:48 PM
No organization knows how to party like the La Crescenta Woman's Club, especially after some lady-like mimosas. After 101 years, the group is still going strong and has no trouble attracting new members. At its circa 1927 clubhouse, its annual Fashion...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 3:37 PM
The Assistance League Glendale celebrated its 37th annual Festival of Trees. On Sunday the Glendale Hilton was all aglow with the league’s theme, “By the Candle’s Glow.” More electric light than candlelight, the city’s fire...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 11:00 PM
Perhaps it should have been a given that a black bear with a taste for Costco meatballs, that came back for seconds and thirds — despite being relocated twice — and that had no problem holding his own on live TV would become a media sensation....
| Aug 21, 2012
| 4:15 PM
For 13 years Women in Business commendations have been awarded to exceptional women from the local communities who are leaders and role models. On Friday at the Pasadena Hilton the awardees were recognized by the 21st Senate District and the 43rd and 44th...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 6:19 PM
Marilyn Monroe look-alike Ruth McNevin kicked off the Verdugo Hills Hospital Foundation luncheon by singing “Happy Birthday” to Chief Executive Len LaBella. The bit was reminiscent of the real Marilyn singing “Happy Birthday, Mr....