| Jan 16, 2012
| 3:00 PM
After more than 100 people submitted nearly 200 possible names for the two mountain lion cubs rescued in Burbank last month, these two names were your favorite: Olive and Magnolia.
Readers voted in an online poll where Olive and Magnolia took the top...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 3:27 PM
What a beautiful rainy morning! Kaitzer was running around multitasking as usual, preparing lunches, collecting signatures, doling out money, making breakfast and advising on homework. I was trying to find my car keys.
“Joe! It’s Read...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 3:58 PM
The best breakfast view in La Caņada is in the Flintridge Proper bar. Sit against the south wall. Look out the window to the north.
The majestic San Gabriel Mountains rise directly behind Trader Joe’s and Starbucks. Natalie, the pretty server,...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 8:14 PM
818 readers, good morning. Today is Tuesday, Feb. 11. National Weather Service forecasters predict Glendale will have a high near 78 and low around 48. A calm, southwest wind is expected throughout the day.
Here are the top headlines in your region: ...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Art Stetson, the director of admissions at Flintridge Prep, fascinated me as he spoke about the brilliance of metaphor and the elegance characterized by wordsmith Thomas Hardy.
Stetson and I are colleagues of sort; I’m a substitute teacher at the...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 10:00 AM
It's ironic that at Frame 128, a restaurant dedicated to luxury, the shining star is the humblest of foods: soup. With the Soup King in charge, how could it be otherwise?
Chef Kareem Shaw was dubbed Soup King by none other than the governor of Michigan....
| Dec 25, 2013
| 1:27 PM
I have mixed feelings about the New Year; I’m not very celebratory. The ending of the old and the beginning of the new brings mixed regrets. What once was, is no longer. It’s like sitting with your best girl watching a shadow run across the...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 12:41 PM
I try to approach restaurants with impartiality but the cold hard truth is I don't like cupcakes. The white sugar, white flour, and unnatural colors turn me off. They're the adult version of Barbie dolls. I prefer my sweets more rustic. So when Goodie...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 10:28 AM
Rice and beans may be simple, but those pantry staples are essential for any family desperate to prepare meals on a meager budget.
David Cormier saw the value in those food staples firsthand when he was deployed to Bosnia and Somalia under the United...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 2:41 PM
I'm writing this column before Thanksgiving Day, but you will read it on turkey day or over the weekend. I hope you have a wonderful holiday. I'm excited to celebrate this Thanksgiving with my extended family — all 25 of them. I can provide...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 9:22 AM
When homeless outreach workers David Broadway and Alfred Hernandez went to pick up a homeless client to give him a ride to his psychiatrist in Glendale last week, the man didn't show up at the meeting spot on Colorado Boulevard.
The duo waited outside...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 10:04 AM
For Kate Friedricks, a Tujunga resident who grew up in Glendale and taught herself how to play the ukulele as a girl, the instrument has become an addictive mode of expression that keeps her up at night playing song after song.
All it takes, she says, is...