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  • Verdugo Views: City captures another Rose Parade award

    Verdugo Views: City captures another Rose Parade award
    “Meatball,” the bear who gained fame for dining on meatballs that he dug out of a refrigerator in a garage, has brought Glendale another Governor’s Trophy. Our city has brought home the trophy at least three other times in the 100-...
  • Documenting a rite of passage in 'It's Better to Jump'

    Documenting a rite of passage in 'It's Better to Jump'
    While resolving conflict between colliding cultures in the Middle East is unlikely to occur in the very near future, La Cañada couple Patrick and Mouna Stewart believe change is possible, even if it has to happen one mind and one heart at a time. To that...
  • Actor James Avery dies at local hospital

    James Avery, who portrayed the commanding yet cuddly father figure on the hit 1990s sitcom "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," died at a Glendale hospital Tuesday of complications from open heart surgery. He was 65. His death was confirmed by his manager,...
  • La Cañada History: Local kids make float in homage to Rose Parade

    La Cañada History: Local kids make float in homage to Rose Parade
    Ten Years Ago Scientists and engineers at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory were focused on Mars during the first weekend of January 2004, as the rover named Spirit was scheduled to arrive there to begin a three-month mission collecting data and returning it...
  • Metro to offer free bus, train rides on New Year's Eve

    Metro to offer free bus, train rides on New Year's Eve
    Metro is offering free service on its buses and trains for New Year's Eve revelers looking for a sober late-night ride home. The free service starts at 9 p.m. Tuesday and runs through 2 a.m. Wednesday, the Los Angeles Times reported. The effort is...
  • L.A. weather forecast: A brisk New Year's Eve, warm New Year's Day

    L.A. weather forecast: A brisk New Year's Eve, warm New Year's Day
    Mild weather on Tuesday will give way to a brisk New Year's Eve, followed by a pleasant, sunny day for the annual Tournament of Roses Parade and Rose Bowl game in Pasadena, forecasters say. New Year's Eve revelers can expect the temperature to fall to...
  • Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy soccer runs out of time

    GLENDALE — Seconds away from a berth into the Los Tacos Holiday Festival championship match and minutes from a scoreless tie in the tournament’s third-place game, timing proved everything for the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy soccer team....
  • Gay wedding set for float in Rose Parade draws criticism

    Organizers of the Rose Parade are defending the AIDS Healthcare Foundation's plans to hold a same-sex wedding on its float amid criticism and complaints posted online. The float, titled “Living the Dream: Love Is the Best Protection,” was...
  • Glendale to send 100th entry to Tournament of Roses Parade

    Glendale to send 100th entry to Tournament of Roses Parade
    Lilit Mkrtchian's favorite part of watching the Tournament of Roses Parade every year is spotting the Glendale float and pointing out the parts she helped decorate. Come this New Year's Day, she will be able to boast about the uva grass, a cream-colored...
  • Meatball contest has a winner

    Giuseppe’s Pizzeria in Montrose took home the taster’s choice award from a recent meatball-tasting competition that was a fundraiser for the city’s Tournament of Roses Parade float featuring an animatronic likeness of Meatball, the famed...
  • La Cañada readies Rose Parade entry

    La Cañada readies Rose Parade entry
    Arlene Buchmann has always enjoyed sewing, but she has never constructed a pair of pants for a giant. On Saturday afternoon, Buchmann was fitting green canvas fabric over the frame of one of the legs of a 17-foot-tall dogcatcher. She asked another La...
  • Santa stops by the Festival of Lights

    Santa stops by the Festival of Lights
    Cold weather kept some families indoors on Friday night, but many La Cañada Flintridge residents ventured out to Memorial Park for an annual holiday tradition. Around 300 people attended the Festival in Lights celebration, said Pat Anderson, president...