| Dec 4, 2014
| 9:16 PM
It’s 3 o’clock on a Monday afternoon. I’m between errands, by myself and hungry. Many of my favorite restaurants are closed on Monday or awkwardly empty in the late afternoon. Can’t handle fast food. But wait, there it is, orange...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 12:49 PM
Locals have four more weeks to see a remarkable exhibit on the history and culture of Route 66 at the Autry National Center of the American West, which curated the show. The exhibit goes far beyond the surface history of America’s...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 7:12 PM
While working at Once Upon a Time bookstore in Montrose, there’s a question employee Romy Griepp hears every day.
Patrons ask whether or not she knows what’s going on with the two longtime vacant storefronts nearby, located at 2200 and 2201...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 8:24 PM
From the moment you walk in and sense the old wood, the crimson walls, the fresh ranunculus, you know this is going to be something special. Bowls of persimmons and quince and boxes of wild greens look straight out of a still-life painting. Hard-working...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 11:46 PM
Christmas is all about family, friends and food. But by this time in the holiday season, it’s hard to face another shrimp canape, spinach dip or piece of fudge. I find myself longing for a full meal, well-thought out and overseen by one cook....
| Dec 30, 2014
| 2:23 PM
Those Glendale Soroptimists gals just gave away $21,000. The recipients of checks between $1,000 and $2,000 were members of 11 organizations serving women and girls. The Oakmont Country Club in its holiday splendor was the opulent setting for the...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Good morning, 818! Happy New Year's Eve! Today is Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 57 degrees and a low of 34 degrees with frost in some areas, according to the National Weather Service. For those...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 9:44 PM
I had never been to Portobello’s in Montrose before. It worried me that when all the other restaurants in town were hopping, Portobello’s sometimes sat quiet. Now that I’ve been there and thoroughly enjoyed it, I have a theory....
| Jan 5, 2015
| 10:35 AM
People are very opinionated about sushi. First of all, you have to like it. Let's assume you do. You're going to want it fresh, that's a given. But after that, are you a hand roll person or do you prefer straight sashimi? Will you be satisfied with only...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 6:59 PM
A mix of residential space and a movie theater known as the Laemmle Lofts will start moving forward with demolition work next month on a downtown Glendale parcel, temporarily displacing the Panda Inn restaurant that’s been a Glendale staple for more...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 12:48 AM
Thanksgiving vacation is near. The family is coming to town. Thursday, everyone will be busy preparing food, talking and eating. What about Friday through Sunday? How will you keep them entertained?
A movie is always a great idea. Burbank’s AMC...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 6:23 PM
L.A. Fitness and a Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant will be setting up shop in the Glendale Marketplace, which has seen several businesses close. However, their grand openings likely won’t happen until the end of next year.
The gym is moving into...