| Dec 28, 2013
| 3:42 PM
Though all years have their share of oddness, 2013 seemed bit more fruitful than most in the Jewel City. From rockers fleeing through the streets, to cremains being stolen from a minivan, to a Cadillac landing on a roof, Glendale’s strange side kept...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 9:33 AM
My favorite Halloween-week movie, promoted at a discount by Redbox, was "Daddy, I'm a Zombie," described as a coming-of-age film about an early teen named Dixie who turns into one of those living dead creatures that populate, along with vampires, so...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 7:17 PM
Alice Spence, a mother who took an active role in community affairs and was the wife of La Cañada Flintridge City Councilman Dave Spence, has died. She was 75.
She died on Thursday, Aug. 1 at an assisted-living facility in La Cañada near the house where...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 8:56 AM
A Glendale family is pleading for the public's help in finding their deceased family member's ashes, which were stolen Sunday from their minivan.
The family's matriarch was 87-year-old Burbank resident Lois LaRocco, who died Aug. 28 due to...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 3:19 PM
For 17-year-old Joslyn Castillo, nothing was quite as tasty as Nana's Salvadorian rice and bean dish and sweet fried plantains.
Nana, 65, spent hours in the kitchen, happily cooking meals for Joslyn and her family.
But six years ago, Nana's joy of...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 9:01 AM
Susan Strong Davis, an 87-year-old widow who grew up in La Canada Flintridge, spends the day inside her Palos Verdes Estates home, tended round-the-clock by nurse's aides. For company, relatives say, she has her dog, the television and, on increasingly...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 4:53 PM
“A Representative Life” was more than just a slogan for former Congressman Carlos Moorhead — it was his legacy.
That was the central message relayed during Moorhead's memorial service on Saturday, attended by dozens of friends, family...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 3:49 PM
“Wanderlust,” the new project from Judd Apatow and associates, starts as though it were ripped from today's (or at least this decade's) headlines. Yuppie couple George (Paul Rudd) and Linda (Jennifer Aniston) buy a tiny, fabulously expensive...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 4:10 PM
Dear Parents (and you know who you are),
I would like to thank those of you who felt that the third grade was an appropriate age to give your child a cell phone. I'm sure you have every good reason for doing so.
But thanks to your generosity, I am...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 2:33 PM
It’s different, all right. In fact, if one knows anything about Amelia Earhart, you might find this fictionalized account of what happens after her disappearance to be confusing, frustrating and possibly offensive.
But “This Is Different,&...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 5:18 PM
Police are searching for a 68-year-old Los Angeles woman with severe dementia who was last seen Wednesday after she walked out of a family member’s home in Glendale.
The woman, Diosela Gonzales Morales, was last seen at 2:30 p.m. leaving her...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 12:55 PM
A bicyclist struck a black Nissan Altima at the corner of Brand Boulevard and California Avenue Friday morning, shutting down traffic in both directions for about a half-hour.
A pre-lunch crowd gathered on the nearby sidewalks as public safety...