| Mar 19, 2012
| 3:03 PM
A fridge-raiding, meatball-eating, orange-picking bear is on the loose. He's hungry, evasive and still around, even after a city official politely declared on a nightly news broadcast last week that the the city would “rather he went somewhere else....
| Jan 31, 2012
| 8:08 AM
In a standoff with federal forest officials, Caltrans is proposing to abandon a popular, cliff-hanging highway in the San Gabriel Mountains because it is too expensive to maintain.
Caltrans' proposal to walk away from California Highway 39, enjoyed by an...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 12:02 PM
A job fair in Angeles National Forest on Saturday will highlight a number of open positions this year, including for seasonal wildland firefighters.
The event, scheduled to take place at the Little Tujunga Ranger Station, 12371 Little Tujunga Canyon...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 4:11 PM
Nearly one year after Glendale voters approved a $270-million technology-focused school bond, they can now see evidence of the investment in classrooms.
On Monday, Glendale Unified kicked off a second consecutive week of technology training for its...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 1:35 PM
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to install 30 wells in the Glendale-Burbank region in March to monitor levels of chromium 6 in underground water to get a fuller picture of how extensive the contamination is.
The move is another step in the...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 8:42 AM
The 56-year-old woman whose truck plunged 350 feet off a steep highway Sunday night in Angeles National Forest had to spend a freezing night on the side of a mountain before she was found.
Tracy Granger was driving from Pasadena to Juniper Hills in the...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 6:09 PM
Bob Hope Airport will soon open all ticket counters to competing airlines that serve the airfield to better handle overloaded crowds.
After the conversion is complete, the counters will be under the same processing system, meaning Southwest could tap the...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 10:26 AM
In the wake of the recent student suicide tragedy at Crescenta Valley High School, La Cañada Unified School District board member Ellen Multari contacted a local mental health professional for advice, information and strategies to help our district...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 10:40 AM
A year after "snowmageddon" struck across the country, the owners of the Mt. Waterman are stuck praying for snow.
Rick Metcalf, who co-owns the small resort located just an hour up Angeles Crest Highway from La Cañada Flintridge, said that while he hopes...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 11:07 AM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) today introduced legislation that would set a deadline for establishing a new federal cap on chromium 6 contamination in drinking water.
The move comes two weeks after the congressman on the Environmental Protection Agency to...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 7:47 AM
The U.S. Forest Service plans to grant free access to nearly all national forest lands, scaling back unpopular recreation fees that have raised the ire of hikers but also sent millions of dollars to Southern California's heavily used forests.
| Dec 7, 2011
| 8:38 AM
Despite the cold temperatures, the National Weather Service today said dry, breezy conditions could create "a dangerous forest fire environment."
The agency lifted its red-flag warning in Los Angeles and Ventura counties for the first time since the...