| Jul 3, 2013
| 1:55 PM
A former assemblyman and a Pasadena councilwoman have announced plans to run for a state Senate seat in the 25th district currently held by Carol Liu (D-La Caņada Flintridge).
The seat will open up in 2016 when Liu must leave office due to term limits....
| Jun 6, 2013
| 5:14 PM
La Caņada Flintridge has launched a pilot program to communicate with residents more effectively.
The city has hired a public affairs firm, Tripepi Smith & Associates, to draft a community newsletter and create documents related to the city’s...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 7:31 PM
It was 1985 and the Southland was in the grip of fear as a series of grisly killings committed by a man police called "the Night Stalker" continued to scar the calendar, setting the region on edge.
Among Richard Ramirez's victims were a traffic...
| May 13, 2013
| 4:46 PM
A bear spotted in a La Caņada Flintridge Monday sent swimmers scurrying indoors as it lumbered from yard to yard, apparently seeking a respite from the hot afternoon sun.
Using helicopters to track its movements, officials were able to tranquilize the...
| May 2, 2013
| 5:36 PM
Fire crews from Burbank and Glendale were called Thursday to help battle a raging 2,000-acre brush fire in Ventura County.
The Burbank Fire Department sent 13 fire personnel – including a battalion chief – as well as three engines to...
| May 3, 2013
| 3:55 PM
Dozens of firefighters were trying to get the upper hand on a brush fire in Glendale Friday afternoon as it threatened canyon homes and wrecked havoc on nearby freeways.
Evacuation orders were issued for homes in the 500 block of Solway Street....
| May 3, 2013
| 5:04 PM
Glendale Fire Chief Harold Scoggins said the “head” of a 75-acre brush fire in the canyons of North Glendale “is pretty much knocked down right now.”
Evacuation orders remain in place for hundreds of homes in the Glenoaks and...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 4:47 PM
It all comes down to Tuesday.
The year-long tour de force of stump speeches, primaries, promises, debates and conventions.
All the mudslinging, invectives, media circuses, accusations, half-truths, almost-facts and outright lies.
All the straight...
| Nov 4, 2012
In my nearly four years in the editor’s chair, I’ve used this space on occasion to talk about our joys, our pains or to announce changes. This column has a bit of all three.
Though I risk repeating myself, I want to make sure everyone is...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 3:54 PM
Like other celebrities, “Meatball” -- the famous Glendale bear that nosed through trash cans and caused ruckus in the foothills earlier this year -- has found value in his brand, or at least his handlers have.
Let the merchandising begin....
| Aug 29, 2012
| 3:24 PM
With his days of raiding local trash cans or taking a dip in backyard swimming pools appearing numbered, fans of Glendale’s favorite bear, “Meatball,” have started a fundraising campaign to pay for his relocation to a wildlife...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 4:28 PM
The Glendale bear known as “Meatball” was captured Wednesday in La Caņada Flintridge after a game warden lured the popular ursine with bacon and honey -- adding a sense of urgency to a campaign set up by his fans to raise money for his...