| 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...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 8:02 AM
Strong performances at Walt Disney Co.'s domestic theme parks and by Disney Channel helped drive a 12% increase in the company's first-quarter net income compared with a year earlier.
The Burbank media giant reported that revenue for the quarter ended...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 4:17 PM
Some people might see the Tournament of Roses Parade on New Year’s Day as so 20th century — early 20th century — but not Dave Weaver.
The longtime Glendale city councilman has volunteered for 18 years to work long hours with hundreds of...
| 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...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 1:38 PM
“I think most of all, what I want Disneyland to be is a happy place where parents and children can have fun together.” — Walt Disney, from the plaque on Partners Statue at Disneyland.
And somehow, that is exactly what happened,...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 1:53 PM
Last Friday marked the two-year anniversary of the day I was laid off. My employer folded, and I joined the ranks of the unemployed. I was in good company.
In response to the post-victory question, “You just lost your job! What are you going to do,...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 3:34 PM
Responding to an outpouring of criticism from Orange County business, civic and political leaders, California’s bullet train agency reversed itself Thursday and voted to pursue a direct service link to Anaheim in the project’s initial phase....
| Oct 18, 2011
| 9:05 AM
Dozens of leaded-glass windows and brass rail chains, door knobs and drinking water fountains at some of Disneyland's most popular attractions expose children to high levels of lead, according to an environmental group seeking a court injunction Tuesday...
| Nov 9, 2011
[1:24 a.m.] The La Caņada Unified school board race looks to be headed for a recount, with the second and third place candidates separated by a dozen votes. Full story.
[11:57 p.m.] With 14 of 15 precincts counted, Ellen Multari and Jeanne Broberg...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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,...