| Nov 14, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Wednesday, November 14. It's almost Black Friday, that infamous holiday that attracts record crowds to shopping centers.
But last year's casualties are still being sorted out. Authorities have not pressed any charges yet...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 7:43 AM
Soap star and acting coach Gene Bua — who helped train the likes of Brad Pitt, Drew Barrymore and Katey Sagal at his Burbank school — died Saturday after a 13-year battle with Parkinson’s disease.
The Glendale resident was 72.
| Mar 1, 2011
| 4:46 PM
While “Two and a Half Men” star Charlie Sheen’s clash with Warner Bros. plays out under the klieg lights, many others are quietly feeling the economic impact of the Burbank studio’s decision to halt production of the hit comedy....
| Oct 16, 2010
The Walt Disney Co. and the parent of Warner Bros. have each given more than $1 million toward the effort to defeat an initiative on the Nov. 2 ballot that would restore an estimated $1.3 billion in business taxes to the state rolls, records show....
| May 19, 2010
CITY HALL — Life in downtown Burbank is about to get a whole lot funnier.
The City Council has approved a business-assistance loan for Flappers Comedy Club to take over a vacant restaurant at Magnolia Boulevard and First Street. Councilman David...
| Jun 23, 2010
Supporters of the Los Angeles Zoo came out in force to show their love and gratitude to legendary actress and longtime Greater Los Angeles Zoo Assn. Trustee Betty White at the 40th annual Beasty Ball Saturday evening.
Renowned as one of Southern...
| Jul 21, 2010
If you are familiar with the CBS reality show "The Amazing Race," you are well aware that via planes, hot air balloons, helicopters, boats and rickshaws, contestants are sent to the far corners of the globe to carry out all sorts of wild and wacky tasks...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 12:29 PM
CBS Sports and Showtime Sports announced Tuesday a multi-year venture to jointly present boxing on the CBS Television Network with the first event to air April 4 on CBS.
The joint Showtime-CBS endeavor will begin its push a week earlier though, when a...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 2:16 PM
It's been 17 years and the requests for bells keep coming.
They come packaged with sad tales about young children who have died. The emotional pleas always tug at the heart of Reg Green, who in 1996 installed a three-tiered tower covered in bells to...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 1:49 PM
You may have noticed this past week that Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti declared a state of local “emergency” due to Hollywood's production exodus out of California amid a flood of tax breaks from New York to New Zealand.
It seems that film...
| Oct 12, 2013
The Wednesday night CBS crime procedural "Criminal Minds" is one of those shows that just kind of rolls along beneath the radar, a productive foot soldier in its ninth season that's easy to take for granted because it performs with such ridiculous...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 1:34 PM
Q. British author Sir Terry Pratchett recently presented a BBC documentary called “Choosing To Die,” about assisted suicide. Pratchett, the bestselling author of the “Discworld” series of fantasy novels, was diagnosed with...