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  • Rock solid

    Rock solid
    Owners of a historic home in Burbank with old Glendale ties have taken steps to make sure it remains a showcase for years to come. Known as the Rock House, the home was built in 1922 at 902 E. Olive Ave. in Burbank, and recently became the first...
  • Protests stir pride, optimism among Southland Egyptians

    As looting began last week amid major political protests in several Egyptian cities, and the police disappeared from the streets, Ahmed Alfi started to look for a way out of the country. The 54-year-old venture capitalist, who lived in La CaƱada...
  • Warner Bros. makes parent proud

    Warner Bros. makes parent proud
    Television show production and movies at Burbank’s Warner Bros. Studios played a pivotal role in driving New York-based parent Time Warner Inc. to record profits in 2010 and a strong fourth-quarter financial performance, top executives said...
  • Vacancies up in Glendale, down in Burbank

    Vacancies up in Glendale, down in Burbank
    Glendale and Burbank are going different directions when it comes to commercial real estate. The vacancy rate in prime Glendale commercial buildings climbed to 23.6% in the fourth quarter of 2010, up 4.5% from a year earlier, according to Grubb & Ellis...
  • Verdugo Views: Woman led drive to form Cottage Grove Historic District

    When Ute Baum went house hunting in 1976, she fell in love with a very old house on Cottage Grove Avenue. It was the only wood-sided dwelling on a very short street in the Adams Hill area. The others were stucco structures from the 1920s. Very little had...
  • Hoover Band played at important venues in mid-1950s

    Hoover Band played at important venues in mid-1950s
    Bill Russell has fond memories of his years at Hoover High School. As a member of the school band, Russell and his fellow players marched down Main Street at the just-opened Disneyland, performed for the audience at the annual Hoover vs. Glendale game...
  • Housing market continues to slide

    Another slump in local residential sale prices in June indicates a stubbornly soft market during a time of year when real estate activity usually is surging. The average sale price of a Glendale home in June was $515,784, down from $533,671 the same...
  • Studebaker drove change in the auto industry

    The news around Glendale early in 1917 was that war with Germany was looming. In response to that, an auxiliary to the Los Angeles Red Cross was formed at a meeting at the high school, and later in the year a local chapter began. Also that year, two...
  • Small Wonders: Snow falls and a wish comes true

    Well, well, well. Wishes do come true. In October 2009, I wrote in this column that I wanted it to snow on Southern California. I wanted to see our cities blanketed in a layer of white in hopes such an act of force majeure would bring society to a...
  • Ron Kaye: The happiness factor

    Depending on which side of the Great Divide you’re on, unions — especially public employee unions — should be abolished or the bankers and corporate CEOs should be locked up in jail and the keys thrown away. Maybe we have been at war so...
  • Residents renting rather than buying

    The Great American Dream is looking a little different for people in Glendale and Burbank, according to the latest round of U.S. Census data released this week. Residents have replaced the image of a white picket fence and a mortgage with apartment or...
  • Local author wrote about Chicago financier

    Writer Theodore Dreiser lived in Glendale twice. During his first sojourn here, around 1920, he started on a book but became frustrated and departed for New York to do more research. The result, “An American Tragedy” was published to great...