| Jan 31, 2014
| 3:52 PM
When working with teenagers, I try to keep up with the latest trends so that I can name-drop a Kardashian or crack a joke about Instagram to let them know that this old-man teacher does have an awareness of youth culture.
So not only do I know who Justin...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 12:29 PM
Dance lovers will be treated to multifaceted styles of the art March 8 at the Glendale Alex Theatre as "Celebrate Dance," in its ninth year, brings together dance companies from throughout California to perform for one night only. And for the first time,...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 7:05 PM
Edgar Martirosyan, the pizza delivery man who dished out slices to Hollywood’s A-List stars on-air at the Academy Awards on Sunday night, was stunned when host Ellen DeGeneres asked him to follow her out into the audience.
“I was shocked. At...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Good morning, 818 readers. Today is Wednesday, March 5, 2014. The Glendale area will have a high of 71 and low of 53, according to the National Weather Service.
- The much-debated parcel tax received more than the two-thirds of the vote it required to...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 5:10 PM
Get ready, L.A. -- the winter storms headed to Los Angeles this week could be the wettest in two years.
The first storm, expected to hit Wednesday evening, could bring as much as a quarter of an inch of rain to Los Angeles County and leave by Thursday...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 11:44 AM
Ask a 20-something if they know who Gene Kelly was and most likely the response will be a blank stare. Start singing the lyrics to “Singing in the Rain,” and immediately his or her face will light up with recognition of one the most famous,...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 10:15 AM
A fourth generation of a local family is taking advantage this winter of offerings at the Community Center of La Caņada Flintridge, the Chevy Chase Drive facility that began more than 60 years ago as the Youth House.
Kelly Cook and her sister Michelle...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 8:42 AM
Every time trumpet virtuoso Arturo Sandoval plays, he gives a tutorial. The same can be said of many musicians, of course, but what sets Sandoval apart is his example as a man and as an American. Those qualities were on full display Saturday, as he...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 2:35 PM
When swing revivalists Big Bad Voodoo Daddy formed in 1993, they were a severe anomaly, one that seemed destined to be overshadowed by the Nirvanas, Tupacs and Whitney Houstons who ruled the pop charts. Twenty years later, the brassy septet has outlived...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 2:24 PM
“The Olympic games are coming and she’s on the luge team/
She’s the fastest on the ice that anybody’s ever seen/
Go Kate, go!”
- Ukulele Bartt
It’s hard to know somebody after just one phone call.
| Feb 1, 2014
| 3:41 PM
Hundreds of families gathered at the Americana at Brand in Glendale Saturday afternoon for its sixth annual Lunar New Year festival, featuring dozens of dragon dancers, stilt walkers, drummers and performers.
Among those ringing in the Year of the Horse...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 2:29 PM
Since his graduation from the University of Iowa nearly four decades ago, Julio Emilio Moline has fostered his passion for photography on a part-time basis, always on the sidelines.
"I kept [photography] as a side interest, and it hasn't been my primary...