818 Roundup: Bob Hope Airport EIR suspended; Burbank to debut online comment system for city meetings
Good morning, 818 readers. Today is Wednesday, July 23, 2014. The high is expected to reach 94 and a low of 67 in the Glendale region.
The City Council on Tuesday unanimously initiated the process to make changes to zoning rules that may alter who approves San Fernando Road Corridor development projects and gives developers tools to set their own standards.
The median price for a single-family home in Glendale jumped by more than $100,000 last month compared to a year ago, according to the latest real estate report.
Glendale police released security photos this week of men who allegedly stole items from two local retailers in separate incidents.
Hiking enthusiasts, take note.
A blood drive will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, July 23 at the Bob Hope Airport, 2627 N. Hollywood Way, Burbank.
The public will have a chance to weigh in on the services offered by Burbank police as the department seeks voluntary accreditation through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies.
National Night Out in Burbank is moving to the Burbank Police Station this year from its previous location on the Chandler Bikeway.
City officials have temporarily suspended work on a report studying the environmental impacts of constructing a new 14-gate terminal at Bob Hope Airport following unresolved differences between the city of Burbank and the airport.
Burbank residents can now leave comments for city officials on issues slated to be discussed at upcoming meetings as part of a pilot program to increase community engagement, especially for those who may not be able to attend a meeting in person.
Meet Charmer: in another life, he was an 80s-hair band front man.
Little Girl is a 5-year-old, grey-and-white pit bull. She loves belly rubs and going for walks in the park. She’s very sweet and affectionate, too. This clever girl knows her “sit,” “down” and “stay” commands.
Edmond “Ed” C. Noll, EMS medical director for the Glendale Fire Department, passed away on Saturday after a year-long bout with cancer. He was 62.
A man caught allegedly driving a stolen car and possessing vehicle burglary tools was arrested Friday, police said.
A California packing company has voluntarily recalled fruit sold at Trader Joe's and Costco due to the possible contamination of Listeria monocytogenes, CBS News reported. The fruit has not been linked to any illnesses at this time.
Fifty years ago: A drag race on Crown Avenue during the wee hours of a July 1964 morning ended badly when one of the two vehicles involved didn't make the turn at Sana Inez Way, jumped the curb, flipped over on its top and burst into flames.
Last weekend, a group of bicyclists gathered around a coffee-shop table and solidified a new era for Burbank’s bike and pedestrian paths.
As a spectator last season, Bob Merette watched the final round of the Glendale City Golf Championship unfold at Oakmont Country Club.
Q: What might you say to someone who served in the armed forces — perhaps even decades ago — and who carries guilt over having killed others in a time of war?
The human remains discovered roughly five months ago off a road near the Stough Canyon Nature Center in Burbank have been identified as those of a 65-year-old man reported missing out of Sherman Oaks, authorities said.
One doesn’t expect to find collections of classic motorcycles in a graveyard.
Spattered across Honolulu Avenue on Saturday morning were booths filled with jewelry, acrylic paintings, wood etchings as part of the Montrose Art Walk.
818 Roundup: Huntington Library expands American collection, Palmdale man suspected of firearm violations
Good morning, 818 readers. Today is Tuesday, July 22, 2014. The high is expected to reach 85 and a low of 66 in the Glendale region.
Gainsborough's "Blue Boy," Thomas Lawrence's "Pinkie," landscapes by Constable and Turner: British art from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries will always be a hallmark of the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino. Yet the institution's collection of American art, from the colonial period to the mid-20th century and beyond, has grown considerably in size and depth since the Virginia Steele Scott Foundation's core gift of 50 American paintings to the Huntington in 1979.
In attendance at several CIF Southern Section boys’ water polo division championship matches in Irvine last fall, Stephen Whittier made it a point to watch Glendale compete against Los Altos in the Division V title contest.
Like all creative types, artists often benefit from the largesse of others. Genuine patrons of the arts, though, are scarce these days. The N.E.A., charitable foundations and corporate grants have largely replaced benefactors of earlier times like collector Peggy Guggenheim or new music doyenne Betty Freeman.
Two men were arrested on Friday — one for alleged firearms violations — following a traffic stop for an equipment violation on a vehicle, police said.