| Aug 23, 2011
| 4:53 PM
In marketing class, it’s called disruption: A business does something completely out of the ordinary for its industry, and customers either say, “Dude, that was weird,” or they latch on and enjoy the ride.
Though it may not translate...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 7:18 PM
General Motors on Wednesday became the latest company to pull ads from KFI’s "John and Ken" show in support of a boycott pressed by Latino and immigrant-rights activists who say the popular radio show promotes hate speech.
The National Hispanic...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 6:00 AM
This week, the Burbank Police Department took its online profile to a whole new level.
With a new direct messaging system, the public now will be able to get up-to-the-moment public safety information via email, text message — or even a Tweet....
| Mar 7, 2014
| 5:48 PM
A Glendale Community College instructor and his wife, who have adopted six children, have turned the love and chaos of their family life into that most American of pursuits: reality television.
High school sweethearts from Illinois, Ryun Hovind and...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 8:00 AM
In an expletive-laced online video, two men say they are Los Angeles gang members who are “gangbanging” in Syria and fighting the “enemigos” in the bloody three-year conflict.
The men identify themselves as “Wino”...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 7:15 PM
Elannah Rose Sheklow’s parents thought they were doing everything right. They had family dinners. They checked their daughter’s homework nightly. They knew her friends. They talked to her about boys, drugs and school.
But at 16 when Sheklow...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 4:19 PM
A group of university researchers working with some Facebook folks have recently determined that I’m not a dinosaur. Not yet, at least.
Copy editors like me, who for years have been watching our hard-earned grammar skills get discounted with...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 7:38 PM
Firefighters on Tuesday were still investigating the cause of a three-alarm blaze that tore through a Glendale strip mall, destroying several longtime businesses.
Fire officials estimated damage from the blaze was about $2.25 million.
| Dec 30, 2013
| 3:57 PM
Rescued creatures large and small contributed to the year's headlines.
Cat resuscitated after fire
A 12-year-old cat that was resuscitated by Glendale firefighters during an apartment fire in February was adopted from the Pasadena Humane Society...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 4:04 PM
The year was filled with ups and downs, good news and bad. Some things changed. The City Council welcomed a new member, Glendale Community College ushered in a new leader, and the city and college tightened smoking rules. A long-simmering dispute about...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Sevan Kabakian moved with his wife and children, who were all born in Glendale, to Armenia with a plan.
The couple knew where they’d enroll their three children in school. They knew Kabakian would have a job — working for Birthright Armenia,...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 4:01 PM
Assemblyman Mike Gatto wants to hear from you.
The democratic legislator, whose 43rd Assembly District in part blankets Burbank, Glendale, La Cañada Flintridge and Montrose, is giving the ordinary Joe and Jane a unique opportunity to help craft...