| Nov 27, 2010
I completely disagree with Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich's "no" vote on banning single-use plastic bags in the county and his reasons for doing so ("Not the proper time for a bag ban," Nov. 24).
He claims it puts an unfair burden on...
| Mar 8, 2011
| 3:01 PM
Testing is underway at Bob Hope Airport that could spell the end of the facility’s diesel-powered bus fleet. The test involves a bus that is fueled by compressed natural gas. If the test is successful, airport commissioners could decide to convert...
| Apr 26, 2011
| 5:10 PM
Two local businesses with deep ties to the military and aviation sectors recently got huge lifts from a federally funded training program.
Burbank’s Centerpoint Manufacturing and Glendale’s Accurate Dial & Nameplate are poised to pick up work...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Despite the heart-wrenching, devastating loss of her 20-year-old daughter who died in a gas station bathroom after using heroin, a local mother showed extraordinary courage last week in reliving the story during a meeting sponsored by the Crescenta Valley...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 5:26 PM
Sister Dolores was a most persnickety teacher. I had her in the eighth grade at St. Frances of Rome. I kid you not; she was the reincarnation of Baron Von Steuben. If you’ve been to Valley Forge, you’d understand the metaphor. The baron was...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 4:49 PM
The story behind Kenneth Village, the cluster of shops on Kenneth Road between Sonora and Grandview avenues in northwest Glendale, goes back to a time before those streets even existed.
It was a time when it was open country, west of the little...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 5:30 PM
Ruth Radwanski and her new husband, Richard, came here in 1947, driving from the Detroit area in a new Dodge convertible, a wedding gift from his parents. They bought a house on West Stocker Street. She got a job as an organist at a local church and...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 12:16 PM
The set isn’t finished. No costumes, no special lighting. Cables and portable fans litter the aisles. Actor John Sloan takes center stage and positions himself on a circular metal grid. Behind him and off to one side is a wooden throne mounted on...
| Aug 1, 2013
Glendale police fear a spike in fuel thefts last month may signal a growing trend.
Nine gas siphoning thefts — most of which occurred in South Glendale and most of which involved SUVs — were reported in July. They involved thieves cutting...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 3:02 PM
Authorities are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man they say is responsible for 58 gas station robberies throughout the Los Angeles County, including in Glendale, Burbank and Pasadena.
The suspect -- dubbed the “Midnight...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 3:45 PM
At 10:32 p.m. Sunday, Jet Propulsion Laboratory engineer Al Chen called out the news to dozens of workers hunched over monitors full of data in JPL's Mission Control center: “Touchdown confirmed. We're safe on Mars.”
Cheers erupted and hugs...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 6:06 PM
We can’t keep on destroying the public transit system in order to save it — that surely is the lesson we need to learn from the defeat of Measure J on Tuesday.
We all want a real public transit system. We want to park our cars and ride...