| Dec 12, 2012
| 1:39 PM
Helping others by digging into a burger and fries is becoming a tradition at North Shore Burgers on Verdugo Boulevard.
Opened in November 2011, the restaurant has raised more than $5,000 for groups including the Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge,...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 6:01 PM
Starting Wednesday, there's a new char burger in town.
The Habit Burger Grill will open in the La Cañada Flintridge Town Center, and before its official launch it will host three events for local nonprofits.
Mike Mirkil, representative for the Santa...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 12:26 PM
Now that Thanksgiving is over and Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa are upon us, evenings are likely to be filled with gift wrapping, project making, holiday concerts and school pageants. It's the most wonderful time of the year. It's also the busiest and...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 5:54 PM
The election is over.
We the people had our say.
And Chuck Norris' prognosticated “1,000 Years of Darkness” has begun.
Or it's simply the end of daylight saving time.
So now that that's over with, let's get to a debate that truly matters,...
| Sep 28, 2010
| 6:21 PM
I got an interesting e-mail recently from a reader who wanted to know about using "with" with an "ing" verb in "Robert took out a loan, with his house serving as collateral."
Joel wanted to know: Is that structure grammatical? Is it stylistically...
| Oct 2, 2010
La Cañada Flintridge's Cafe Solé has a Manhattan Italian restaurant feel to it, with a modern but classical decor. It's certainly not what you would expect in a strip mall. The restaurant is close enough to the Glendale (2) Freeway to hit it with a frozen...
| Oct 9, 2010
As a typical restaurant-going consumer who enjoys seeing entrepreneurs succeed, I sometimes want to take new restaurant owners aside and make some suggestions.
Often, they simply don't prioritize correctly. Yes, quality of food is important. But so...
| May 26, 2010
Most people need only three things in life to make them happy — Mexican food, romantic music and tequila. If you're one of these people and you're reading this article, you're in luck, because a classic restaurant in Burbank offers those staples and...
| May 29, 2010
Folks who work in the cluster of office buildings in the 400 block of North Brand Boulevard have something new to cheer about. Just outside their front door lies the Beyond the Stars Cafe, a small but mighty sandwich, salad and coffee spot with quality...
| Jun 5, 2010
The charm of Sweetsalt Food Shop in Toluca Lake begins with the wooden sign outside advertising its name, evoking the feeling that you've been transported to a wonderful experience of a forgotten era. And it continues when you step inside and view...
| Jun 9, 2010
| 2:00 AM
Chuck A. Bausback was 8 years old when Bob Hope Airport opened in 1930 as United Airport.
The 87-year-old moved with his family to La Crescenta in 1928. He graduated from Glendale High School because La Crescenta High School hadn't opened yet.
| Jun 12, 2010
There I was, minding my own business at the stoplight at Briggs and Foothill, when a huge Kogi BBQ truck rolled by. I followed in hot pursuit thinking, "What are the originators of hipster food truck dining doing in our sleepy little La Crescenta?"