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  • City seeks donations to save Rose Parade float

    City officials this week established a special fund to encourage private donations to fund the city’s annual float entry in the 2012 Tournament of Roses Parade. Glendale is currently the second-longest float entrant, but with $80,000 in city...
  • Nightmare becomes a dream come true

    Nightmare becomes a dream come true
    Where you stumble lies your treasure, and that’s just what struggling actress and filmmaker Christy Oldham found during a brief, dark period, when she became a phone sex operator to pay rent in Burbank. The treasure came in the form of raw material...
  • Chalking up another art project

    Chalking up another art project
    Art is power. That’s the main message artist Randall Williams tries to convey to his students here in Burbank and across the country. “Once you start to use art, it opens doors everywhere, because there are feelings and energy that we place...
  • Spartans celebrate Homecoming

    Spartans celebrate Homecoming
    La Cañada High School celebrated homecoming last weekend, starting with a parade on Friday afternoon that featured floats created by each class. Cruising down the boulevard with a variety of colorful floats, the Class of 2012 was followed by the...
  • Pigs set to fly as event raises bucks for float

    Pigs set to fly as event raises bucks for float
    As the countdown to New Year’s Day nears and work begins in earnest on the city’s float entry in the Rose Parade, members and supporters of the La Cañada Flintridge Tournament of Roses Assn. gathered Sunday night for the group’s annual...
  • Occupy movement plans to protest Rose Parade

    Occupy movement plans to protest Rose Parade
    An activist who helped expand the Occupy Wall Street movement to Los Angeles is setting his sights on new territory: Pasadena’s iconic Rose Parade. “Everything is not coming up roses,” said Peter Thottam, an Occupy L.A. organizer who...
  • Rose float support wilts

    Rose float support wilts
    CITY HALL — The public appears unwilling to maintain Glendale’s float as the second longest running entrant in the annual Tournament of Roses parade, having donated just $596 toward a $50,000-fundraising goal set by city officials. If the...
  • Organizations: Birthdays, luncheons and troops

    Organizations Parade honors city’s 100th birthday Burbank on Parade will salute the city of Burbank’s Centennial and the parade’s 30th anniversary on April 9, said parade chairwoman Joanne Miller. The parade begins at 11 a.m. and...
  • Rose Parade grand marshal wins 'Dancing with the Stars'

    Rose Parade grand marshal wins 'Dancing with the Stars'
    J.R. Martinez, the Iraq war veteran who was badly disfigured in a land mine explosion, danced away with the championship trophy on "Dancing With the Stars" on Tuesday. Martinez will be the grand marshal for the Pasadena Tournament of Roses parade on...
  • 'Never on Sunday' for Rose Parade

    'Never on Sunday' for Rose Parade
    The Rose Parade is an event tethered to traditions — the Tournament House, the Royal Court, and its strict “Never on Sunday” policy. The policy dates to 1893, when officials decided to move the parade to Jan. 2 because New Year’...
  • Montrose Christmas parade goes digital

    Montrose Christmas parade goes digital
    The Montrose Christmas Parade—known for its quaint, hometown feel—is taking a digital turn. The annual holiday event, which kicks off at 6 p.m. Saturday, is scheduled to be live streamed on the internet for the first time in its 35 year...
  • Ottoman military marching band event canceled amid protests

    Ottoman military marching band event canceled amid protests
    A planned parade for an Ottoman military marching band in Hollywood has been canceled amid uproar from Armenian groups who said the event was an affront to the genocidal murders that took place in 1915. Ottoman-Turks killed roughly 1.5 million...