| Feb 18, 2011
| 2:48 PM
Our Foothill Civitan friends have been keeping busy with different causes. After initiating three new members — Ann Marie Coppen, Muguet Fonteboa and Judy Torres — during their Awards and Installation in September, they have hit the floor...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 4:03 PM
Plans to open a 24-hour Taco Bell restaurant at one of the most dangerous intersections on Buena Vista Street have nearby residents fuming.
Taco Bell plans to demolish a building that once housed Conroy’s Flowers at the intersection of Buena Vista...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 4:10 PM
Papoo’s Hot Dog Show in Burbank closed its doors Sunday after 62 years of serving countless hot dogs, hamburgers and mugs of cold beer. Its most recent owner, Leona Gardner, said she’ll remember fondly the staff and customers who made the...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 3:51 PM
On a beautiful late summer day in Washington, families from all 50 states gathered on the steps of the nation’s capitol. They were recognized in a nationwide event honoring American families with children adopted from other countries.
| Sep 13, 2011
| 1:55 PM
Our family was saddened to hear of the passing of Betsy Lueke, one of our city's all-time great employees of the parks and recreation department.
Startingin 1956, Betsy was a fixture at many of our city's parks through the years. Many of us know her...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 12:57 PM
Super Bowl XLIX was certainly one for the books! The game was a nail-biter for sure. I’m still shaking my head at that call from a Seahawks offensive coach, apparently approved by head coach Pete Carroll, that ultimately lost the game for them.
| Feb 6, 2015
| 9:17 PM
Danglers are an extremely important language concept. Not so much for writers as for jokesters. Danglers in writing and speech don’t necessarily hurt the reader. Often the message comes across just fine despite this dreaded error.
But for anyone...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 3:02 PM
The 24th annual Dinners From the Heart fundraiser for Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services will be held Feb 24 to 26 at more than 30 area restaurants.
During the event, community members enjoy meals while raising money to help fund Hathaway-...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 11:46 PM
I fell in love last week. Not with a person or a thing but with a place, my hometown. Technically I live in La Crescenta but I’m talking about Montrose, the adorable shopping and eating district just down the hill. I’ve always liked Montrose,...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 8:34 PM
The most prominent thing at Cascabel is the giant slithering rattlesnake painted on the walls. The image prepares you for a night of drama. Turquoise wooden tables and benches prepare you, on the other hand, for a casual fish meal like on the beach in...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 10:14 PM
The restaurants in Montrose might want to up their dessert game.
A bright little storefront has opened on Honolulu Avenue, and it's already cost at least one nearby eatery a dessert order. A man and his daughter walked into La Fleur Pastry recently...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 10:00 AM
One of Montrose’s newest restaurateurs has a cooking blog named after his belief that the ladies love a man who can whip up a good meal.
“I said, ‘if you could cook, you’ll be a chick magnet,’” said Jim Collins....