| Dec 9, 2010
The Los Angeles Times reported last Monday that Los Angeles County's public library system could have a budget shortfall of about $22 million per year during the next ten years. The Library Commission's recommendation is for a property tax increase....
| Jan 3, 2011
PASADENA — While many camped out overnight for a chance to view the 121st annual Tournament of Roses Parade, Wisconsin resident Kristin Edwards snagged a prime spot of parade real estate shortly after 5 a.m. Saturday.
"This is just unbelievable,"...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 12:41 PM
I try to approach restaurants with impartiality but the cold hard truth is I don't like cupcakes. The white sugar, white flour, and unnatural colors turn me off. They're the adult version of Barbie dolls. I prefer my sweets more rustic. So when Goodie...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 1:48 PM
Q. It’s that time of year again, graduation season, when many of our youth are getting ready to leave the nest to live away from home for the first time in their lives.
Do you have any words of wisdom for our college-bound graduates when it comes...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 4:02 PM
My mother preferred cooking gourmet main dishes to baking sweets. She'd much rather make a stuffed pork roll than an iced cinnamon roll. But every once in a while I'd come home from school to the aroma of spice cake or poppy seed bread. Rarely frosted,...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 5:58 PM
Squeezed on all sides by chain shops and eateries in Burbank's Empire Center, Grain Lab is an independent island. The small eatery, which opened last month, has the minimal look of a hip chain, with a slightly industrial-meets-organic laboratory feel with...
| Aug 26, 2012
| 1:06 PM
A bear hit by a car in La Cañada Flintridge early Sunday and showed up later near a Starbucks coffee shop has been euthanized, according to officials.
California Department of Fish and Game spokesman Andrew Hughan said the bear was euthanized at around 4...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 2:43 PM
A young bear struck by a car in La Cañada Flintridge Sunday was so severely injured that state fish and game officials were forced to euthanize the ursine because they determined it would not have been able to survive in the wild.
The bear was hit by a...
| Sep 24, 2010
| 6:48 PM
On a hot afternoon last week, I and several others from the current Leadership Burbank class sat down for a cup of coffee with Mike Nolan, a fixture within the Burbank community and a frequent speaker at City Council meetings.
I didn't know what to...