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  • Small Wonders: A warm, reassuring hand

    While Patrick Caneday takes some time off, we’re running some of his choices for re-publication. This column was first published Aug. 15, 2009. What would you tell two starry-eyed people who were about to embark on the rosy path of marriage? My...
  • You won't want to miss this 'Aunt'

    You won't want to miss this 'Aunt'
    A middle-aged milquetoast discovers life with a vengeance in British novelist Graham Greene’s sly frolic, “Travels With My Aunt,” a Los Angeles premiere at the Colony Theatre in Burbank. Tending his beloved dahlias seems less satisfying...
  • Harry Potter attraction coming to Universal Studios Hollywood

    Hogwarts is coming to Hollywood. Universal Studios is planning to build a replica of its successful Florida Harry Potter theme park in Los Angeles, said people familiar with the matter but not authorized to discuss it publicly. A contract between...
  • Dining Review: Oinkster goes well beyond pork

    Dining Review: Oinkster goes well beyond pork
    Is it sacrilege to love the chicken salad at a joint famous for its house-cured pastrami? The Oinkster in Eagle Rock sells its pastrami and its home-cooked Carolina-style pulled pork by the pound, such is the clamor by carnivores. And its meaty...
  • Road work to halt during 'Carmegeddon'

    Road work to halt during 'Carmegeddon'
    Construction on the Golden State (5) Freeway through Burbank will halt over the weekend to ease stress on what could become a major relief valve for motorists seeking to get around the 405 Freeway closure, transportation officials said. The work...
  • Nothing fancy, but good fusion

    Nothing fancy, but good fusion
    When a menu ranges from Mediterranean to Mexican to seafood to burgers, you can usually expect at best mediocre food. It’s like going to a movie starring Jim Belushi, Eric Roberts and Carmen Electra. Gerlach’s Grille in Pasadena is the...
  • A warm, sunny forecast for Christmas Day

    A warm, sunny forecast for Christmas Day
    Christmas in Southern California definitely will not be white this year. In fact, it's beginning to feel a lot like springtime. Weather forecasters are predicting that temperatures should reach a high of 78 degrees by Christmas Day. They're also...
  • A Rose Parade Survivor's Guide

    A Rose Parade Survivor's Guide
    So you’re going to the Rose Parade. Many choices lie ahead. Buy a seat near the heart of the television spectacle at Orange Grove and Colorado boulevards, or rough it on free sidewalk space further down the parade route? Take a chance with...
  • More portable toilets, please

    Hello folks, I really enjoyed your articles in the Rose Parade Survival Guide this week. As the owner of a travel firm, I have been bringing groups into Pasadena and the Rose Parade for about 13 years. The fantastic weather, along with the dozens of...
  • Small Wonders: Renaissance remains buxom

    “…whether you're a 50-year-old or an adolescent, you're on some kind of hormonal rollercoaster in those two age groups. So I'm not quite sure if it's serious comedy or funny drama.” — Geoffrey Rush When I was 12 years old, my...
  • Small Wonders: Make school as important as war

    Summer vacation is here. I know this not because it's hot or because I saw it on the calendar. I know it because Burbank schools let my kids out for the year the Thursday before Memorial Day at 12:55 pm. Not Friday. Not 1 or 2 p.m. — Thursday May...
  • Small Wonders: Continuing Dad's traditions

    Chapstick. Classic flavor Chapstick. It's one of those things that transports me back to an exact moment in life. When I smell it, I am a wide-eyed child, uneasy and excited — curious about the man giving it to me, comforted because he was my...