| Jul 17, 2010
Back in the day, the only reason I'd visit Tony's Darts Away in Burbank was to see a fight, and I'm not talking about a boxing match on TV. I'm happy to report that urban renewal in our city has extended to Magnolia Boulevard, and the "New Tony's" is a...
| Aug 4, 2010
| 1:06 PM
While most swimmers his age were figuring out high school swimming at the junior varsity level, Crescenta Valley High freshman Young Tae Seo was putting a successful varsity team on his shoulders and draping CIF and Masters Meet medals around his neck....
| Dec 23, 2010
| 10:48 PM
Long before Jocelyn Chia became a member of the Crescenta Valley High girls' golf team, she participated in numerous American Junior Golf Assn. tournaments across California.
Traveling to different venues from Los Angeles to the Bay Area, Chia worked...
| Dec 10, 2010
| 6:04 PM
The dimly lit Big Fish Bar & Grill is brewing with excitement on a Wednesday night. A full parking lot and a jukebox blaring Pink Floyd can only mean one thing — members of the Reunion, a local dart league, are perfecting their throws in a game...
| Oct 16, 2010
Run, don't walk, and order the short rib ravioli at Market City Caffe in downtown Burbank. The Italian restaurant's second annual Ravioli Festival continues through Oct. 31 and features seven ravioli dishes.
I tried three of the seven offered, including...
| Nov 27, 2010
Glendale is not exactly known as a jazz mecca. We do have Jax Bar & Grill and the occasional special event at local theaters. But now, if it's in the cards, we have one more option — Thursday nights at Notte Luna Italian and Mediterranean...
| Nov 20, 2010
Local theater fans have a unique opportunity to experience a pair of excellent West Coast premieres as Burbank's Theatre Banshee presents the repertory performance schedule of "War" and "The Field."
Utilizing designer Arthur MacBride's spacious Irish...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 2:04 PM
Gindi Thai reminds me of a Cover Girl ad—fresh and easy, light and breezy, and filled with beautiful people. The large windows, high ceilings, white and key lime décor, buzzing wait staff and raucous conversation make this a refreshing place for...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 12:28 PM
What's that saying about lipstick on a pig? Or a new dress on an old…
Well, you get the idea.
Not exactly the phrase I'm looking for; neither makeup nor evening wear, pigs nor prostitutes are on my mind. But in hopes of adding to our lexicon,...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 9:14 AM
San Marino Police Department apologized to residents in a statement Thursday for not doing more to stop a protest outside Wells Fargo CFO Tim Sloan’s San Marino home Wednesday night, accodring to San Marino Patch.
About one hundred protesters...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 11:05 AM
Booze conosuers are putting forth their best efforts to get Gov. Jerry Brown to sign bill into law that would overturn a ban on serving cocktails made with infused alcohol in the state, Laist.com reported.
For almost the past 100 years it has been...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 12:33 PM
Amid increasing enrollment and state budget cuts, UC tuition hikes are on the table, ABC7 reported.
UC undergraduate students currently pay approximately $12,000 for basic tuition. Beginning in the 2015-2016 academic year, tuition under the proposed plan...