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  • 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...
  • Rose Parade float may aid Glendale bear's habitat

    Rose Parade float may aid Glendale bear's habitat
    When the woman who helped shine a spotlight on famed bear Meatball first heard the bruin's hometown was trying to raise money for a float in his honor, she worried that the funding could be better spent helping Meatball — also called Glen Bearian...
  • Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully named 2014 Rose Parade grand marshal

    Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully named 2014 Rose Parade grand marshal
    Famed Dodgers play-by-play broadcaster Vin Scully will be the grand marshal of the 2014 Rose Parade in Pasadena, officials announced Thursday. Appearing in front of the Tournament of Roses House, Scully -- who recently announced plans to call games...
  • Two Glendale teens among 80 finalists whose movies will be shown in Times Square

    Two Glendale teens among 80 finalists whose movies will be shown in Times Square
    Two Glendale teenagers are among 80 finalists chosen to compete in the All-American High School Film Festival in New York City next month. The films made by Artin Aroutounians and Aris Yeghiazaryan were chosen from more than 1,000 shorts submitted by...
  • 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 Cañada's Fiesta Days

    'Proud to be an American' at La Cañada's Fiesta Days
    After a ceremony honoring veterans in La Cañada 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 Cañada 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...
  • Oktoberfest returns to Montrose Saturday

    Oktoberfest returns to Montrose Saturday
    German music, dancing, food and beer are set to take over two blocks of Honolulu Avenue during the 35th annual Oktoberfest hosted by the Montrose-Verdugo City Chamber of Commerce on Saturday. Tens of thousands of people are expected to crowd the 2300 and...