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  • '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......
  • '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...
  • La Caņada 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 Caņada 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...
  • Fundraising for Glendale's 100th Rose Parade float off to slow start

    Fundraising for Glendale's 100th Rose Parade float off to slow start
    Just $10,000 has been generated for Glendale’s 100th float in the Tournament of Roses Parade — and all of it from just one donor. The amount of money raised is a far cry from the $150,000 the city would like to cover with donations from...
  • 'Proud to be an American' at La Caņada's Fiesta Days

    'Proud to be an American' at La Cañada's Fiesta Days
    After a ceremony honoring veterans in La Caņada Flintridge on Monday, Ron Dietel reflected on those he has lost. His mother, father and uncle all served in World War II. His uncle died during the war and his parents have since passed away. Dietel,...
  • It's time for Fiesta Days in La Caņada Flintridge

    It's time for Fiesta Days in La Cañada Flintridge
    Residents will take to the streets to celebrate the community's heritage and local businesses this weekend in the 40th annual Fiesta Days. The event, which honors La Canada Flintridge's Spanish roots, began in 1973 and has grown into a community-wide...
  • Raffle opportunity could put you on Glendale's Rose Parade float

    With $25 and some luck, you could win two seats on Glendale's 100th Tournament of Roses Parade float. The city is selling raffle tickets to raise money to build the float and is asking for a minimum donation of $25 for the chance to wave to thousands of...
  • Unity Fest returns for 11th year

    Unity Fest returns for 11th year
    One of Glendale's major thoroughfares will be transformed into an international street fair aimed at celebrating the city's cultural diversity this Saturday. The annual Unity Fest will take over Brand Boulevard between Wilson and California avenues from...
  • Another rain storm this weekend to clear out in time for Rose Parade

    Another rain storm this weekend to clear out in time for Rose Parade
    Cool and breezy conditions are expected to give way to another rainstorm later this week, but forecasters say it should be mostly clear and brisk by New Year’s Day and the all-important Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena. Gusty northwest winds...
  • Santa stars at La Caņada's Festival in Lights

    Santa stars at La Cañada's Festival in Lights
    Santa Claus was booked solid Friday night as about 100 children waited in line to wish for video game systems, dolls and candy during La Caņada Flintridge’s 18th annual Festival in Lights at Memorial Park. Snow, reindeer, caroling and the...
  • Montrose Christmas Parade to feature JPL Mars team, 'Star Trek' actor

    Montrose Christmas Parade to feature JPL Mars team, 'Star Trek' actor
    Going where no man has gone before -- it could be the theme for this year’s Montrose Christmas Parade, with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory's Mars rover team and original “Star Trek” actor Walter Koenig serving as co-grand marshals. Rep....
  • Ron Kaye: Trying to extend a 5-second spotlight

    If you ever tried to spot the Glendale Rose Parade float on television on New Year’s Day, you know you had to stay glued to your set and never blink — you only get a passing glance. So what do you think would happen if you put the highest-...