| 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...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 1:27 PM
Speaking to a group of seniors at the Adult Recreation Center about healthcare reform, Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) on Monday also took the opportunity to join a growing chorus of elected officials calling for an investigation into what caused the...
| 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...
| Mar 10, 2012
| 4:37 PM
We all feel it when gas prices spike. It's a pattern every four years that coincides with elections. Israel threatens to strike Iran, Iran threatens to block oil shipments and presidential candidates spew inflammatory rhetoric.
Suddenly, oil companies...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 1:23 PM
Once long ago, during my year as an old-fashioned rewrite-man at the National Enquirer, the demonic man who owned and ran the tabloid as if it and its journalists were a figment of his over-active imagination sent a reporter around the world in search...
| 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...
| Feb 23, 2011
| 3:22 PM
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...
| Jul 26, 2010
Lawmakers will not approve a state budget for weeks and may not complete one until after the November election, Assemblyman Mike Gatto told a crowd of 30 Saturday in Glendale.
Gatto's forecast came during a town hall meeting in which he touted...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 3:49 PM
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...
| May 16, 2011
| 5:12 PM
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...
| Jan 19, 2011
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...