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  • 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...
  • Float fundraiser serves up Meatball's favorite

    Float fundraiser serves up Meatball's favorite
    When Hasmik Fenerdjian heard there was going to be a meatball-tasting competition to raise money for Glendale's 2014 Tournament of Roses Parade float featuring an animatronic likeness of Meatball the Glendale bear, she knew she had to bring her meatball-...
  • Community: Pacific Ballet hosts Nutcracker fest

    Community: Pacific Ballet hosts Nutcracker fest
    A daylong festival of all things Nutcracker is planned by the Pacific Ballet Dance Theatre on Sunday at the Alex Theatre in Glendale. There will be live music, singing and ornament-making classes for children in the courtyard beginning at noon....
  • Step out to a holiday dance festival

    Step out to a holiday dance festival
    Pacific Ballet Dance Theatre is kicking off the holiday season with a daylong festival featuring interactive dance classes for children, live instrumental music and choral singing and culminating with a professional ballet performance Sunday at the Alex...
  • Verdugo Views: The wartime gap in the Rose Parade's history

     Verdugo Views: The wartime gap in the Rose Parade's history
    The city of Glendale is finalizing its 100th entry in the Tournament of Roses Parade on Jan. 1. The first float was entered in 1911. But that was more than 100 years ago, right? Read on to find one reason for the disparity. Except for the World War II...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Video: Rose Parade Court named in Pasadena

    Video: Rose Parade Court named in Pasadena
    Seven young women were named to the 2014 Tournament of Roses Royal Court on Monday and will now embark on months of public appearances as they promote the upcoming Rose Parade in Pasadena, the Los Angeles Times reported. The women were chosen from a...
  • La Cañada History: Descanso Gardens hosted Festival of Garden Lights

    La Cañada History: Descanso Gardens hosted Festival of Garden Lights
    Ten Years Ago A 2-year-old La Cañada girl was recovering after having been bitten by a rattlesnake in her backyard on a July day in 2003. Twenty Years Ago Thirty-two items including four handguns and several pieces of jewelry, carrying a total...
  • 'Meatball' could be main attraction of Glendale's next Rose Parade float

    'Meatball' could be main attraction of Glendale's next Rose Parade float
    Glendale's 2014 Tournament of Roses Parade float could end up going to the bears. "Meatball" the bear -- who got his nickname after being caught eating frozen Costco meatballs from a garage refrigerator in Glendale last year -- became a media...
  • 'Meatball' Rose Parade float idea a hit with Twitter fans

    'Meatball' Rose Parade float idea a hit with Twitter fans
    It's been a year since "Meatball" the bear created a legion of fans over the course of several trash foraging forays into Glendale's hillsides. Reaction to a proposal to feature the bear's likeness on the city's next Rose Parade float was......
  • Glendale approves 'Meatball' the bear Rose Parade float

    Glendale approves 'Meatball' the bear Rose Parade float
    A floral depiction of Glendale’s most famous former ursine resident -- "Meatball" -- will be the centerpiece of the city’s next Rose Parade float, council members decided Tuesday.  After he was caught devouring frozen Costco meatballs from a...