| Nov 10, 2011
| 3:00 PM
Walt Disney Co. reported improved fourth-quarter earnings, buoyed by gains at Disney Channel and ESPN and at the Burbank company's theme parks.
The entertainment giant reported net income of $1.08 billion for the quarter ending Oct. 1, a jump of 30%...
| Nov 19, 2011
| 11:37 AM
In October, the city of Glendale and the region generally lost one of its great ambassadors, Larry Zarian. He died on Oct. 13 from blood cancer, a battle he kept from many, and one that came to a close seemingly without warning.
On Monday, the city of...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 3:24 PM
Walt Disney Co. reported a 31% jump in earnings per share, the strongest in the company's history, buoyed by improvements at its film studio, theme parks and consumer products groups.
The Burbank entertainment conglomerate's revenue reached $11.1 billion...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Megachurches are loved by some and derided by others, but a new study from the University of Washington claims that people who attend services at these huge churches can experience a change in brain chemistry that researchers are calling a spiritual...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 1:29 PM
Space shuttle Endeavour will take a scenic route through Los Angeles on Friday, passing over some of the region's most popular landmarks.
The shuttle is scheduled to arrive at Los Angeles International Airport around 11 a.m. Friday. But before it lands,...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 1:44 PM
Officials have revealed some details of space shuttle Endeavour's aerial tour of California, a final flight that is to include low-level passes over the state Capitol, San Francisco and several Los Angeles landmarks.
Riding piggyback on a modified 747...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 8:00 PM
Jet Propulsion Laboratory research scientist John Trauger helped prepare the space shuttle Endeavour for one of its critical missions in 1993. He will be looking on with a sense of nostalgia as the craft makes its last pass over Jet Propulsion...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:50 PM
My youngest son just celebrated his 9th birthday and I’m a little melancholy about it. He is coming to the end of pure childhood and, being my youngest child, I am coming to the end sharing in the wonder of his world.
He still believes in Santa...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 12:32 PM
So you’ve just inherited a struggling communist nation from a dad who took synchronized gymnastics shows to a whole new level and you want to set a new party tone.
For North Korea’s new leader Kim Jong Un, this is achieved with some help from...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 1:42 PM
In defrauding at least 50 politicians and others of more than $7 million, campaign treasurer Kinde Durkee spun a tangled financial web to cover her business payroll and mortgage payments and try to stay ahead of investigators, while also paying for...
| Nov 24, 2010
Creative, professional and energetic, A Noise Within's adaptation of "Great Expectations" is a force to be reckoned with. The cast and crew of Glendale's classical theater company take on the Charles Dickens novel, brilliantly adapted by playwright Neil...
| Jun 30, 2010
Boy Scouts from the Verdugo Hills Council had a dry run on Saturday of what they'll be doing on their first day at the National Jamboree later this month at Fort A.P. Hill in Virginia.
Members put up their tents and eating areas and built their gateway,...