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  • Shakespeare, illuminated and cut to the bone

    Shakespeare, illuminated and cut to the bone
    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...
  • Verdugo Views: The unlikely origin story of Kenneth Village

    Verdugo Views: The unlikely origin story of Kenneth Village
    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...
  • Verdugo Views: The wild ride of Ruth Charles

    Verdugo Views: The wild ride of Ruth Charles
    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...
  • Police seek help in identifying 'Midnight Bandit'

    Police seek help in identifying 'Midnight Bandit'
    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...
  • In Theory: Can Islam and democracy coexist?

    Q. The pro-democracy uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt have resonated around the world, with even the Wall Street Journal going so far as to headline one column, “The Arab World's 1989?” Hosni Mubarak's resignation from his position as...
  • Watching, worrying and waiting

    Watching, worrying and waiting
    While the world watches Japan struggle to overcome the effects of a deadly tsunami, earthquakes and nuclear radiation leaks, Junko Nakayama watches more closely than most. Nakayama, trainer for the La Crescenta Valley High School baseball team, said a...
  • Fewer passengers flying out of Bob Hope

    Fewer passengers flying out of Bob Hope
    BURBANK — The number of passengers at Bob Hope Airport dropped 5% in March, confounding officials who on Monday said the decline was greater than expected. The loss of 7,497 passengers compared with the same period last year was 2% lower than...
  • Airport revenue hits turbulence

     Airport revenue hits turbulence
    Bob Hope Airport revenue figures for last year flatlined as the number of passengers using the airfield continued to drop. Operating revenues went from $49.4 million in 2009 to $46.4 million in 2010 — a drop of 6.14%, according to a report to...
  • $4 gas coming this spring, nearing $5 in some cities by summer

    Maybe you'll want to start salting away money for 2012 fuel costs now. Get ready to see $4-a-gallon gasoline in various parts of the U.S. sometime this spring, according to one prediction. Another prediction says that some of the nation's biggest cities...
  • Electric vehicles can charge for no charge

    Electric vehicles can charge for no charge
    Eleven new electric vehicle charging stations will debut in Burbank this week, and until July 1, motorists will get to plug in for free. After the “holiday rate” — approved by the Burbank City Council this week — the price to...
  • Gas prices fall, but remain at seasonal records

    Pump prices continued to fall over the past week in California and across the rest of the nation, but they remained at record levels for the end of November. The average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in California today is $3.710, according to...
  • Gasoline prices climb to record end-of-year highs

    Gasoline prices climb to record end-of-year highs
    The most expensive year ever for gasoline purchases in the U.S. is heading to a close, but not without one last snatch at motorists' wallets. Pain levels at the pump are rising again in California and across the rest of the nation, assuring that 2011 will...