| 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...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 5:06 PM
In the dark light of dusk Wednesday morning, a game warden laid out a trail of McDonald’s Happy Meal and French fries to lure the Glendale bear to a trap on a residential street just outside the Angeles National Forest.
Inside the trap, bacon and...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 5:42 PM
A 29-year-old Glendale man was arrested early Wednesday after he broke into a woman’s home while she was sleeping and ransacked her kitchen, police said.
Von Ryan Manago was taken into custody on suspicion of burglary after police found him on...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 1:28 PM
Call it art imitating life.
The Clint Eastwood cut-out overlooking the Glendale (2) Freeway now has its empty chair -- a nod to the film director's much talked about appearance at the Republican National Convention last week.
| Sep 5, 2012
| 3:49 PM
“Meatball,” the Glendale bear that was to be shipped off to a Colorado wildlife sanctuary after being trapped last week by a fish and game warden, has now found himself in caged limbo.
The 400-pound black bear that returned to the La...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 5:37 PM
Colorado officials say the popular Glendale bear known as “Meatball” — trapped and taken to a temporary rescue facility in San Diego County — will not be permitted residency at a sanctuary in the Rocky Mountain state.
| Sep 10, 2012
| 2:10 PM
It’s become a battle of campaigns as two animal sanctuaries vie to be the permanent home of “Meatball,” the Glendale bear that was trapped and taken to a temporary enclosure two weeks ago.
One sanctuary in San Diego County launched a...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 6:02 PM
Having launched the Glendale bear “Meatball” to stardom and nurtured a growing fundraising and media campaign to secure him a permanent sanctuary, Sarah Aujero was understandably excited to become one of few non-official people to see the 400-...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 5:04 PM
Glendale police are attributing a decline in the number of citations issued for texting and talking while driving to increased public awareness.
Officers wrote 2,182 tickets for the first eight months this year, down from the 3,236 issued last year,...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 4:27 PM
As the space shuttle Endeavour flew by the Hollywood sign around 12:10 p.m., onlookers at the Griffith Observatory — some of whom had been waiting since 6 a.m. — whooped and hollered.
“That's the money shot,” said Larry Unser,...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 7:04 PM
The bear affectionately known as "Glen Bearian" or "Meatball" proclaims his love for food in trash cans and makes high-minded allusions to everything from top-40 songs to the Egyptian revolution. He gives bear hugs, tweets wisecracks and once even...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 12:08 PM
Good afternoon, readers! Are you ready for the latest NASA rover Curiosity to (hopefully) land on Mars?
We'll be stationed at Jet Propulsion Laboratory tomorrow, continually blogging news updates throughout the night. Check our website, Twitter account...