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  • Dining Review: The appetizers aren't bad, for starters

    Dining Review: The appetizers aren't bad, for starters
    The Hollywood Pasta Company in Burbank, opened last year by chef and caterer Kurt Ehrlich, doesn’t look exactly glam from the outside — its small storefront faįade sandwiched on Burbank Boulevard between an alley-like parking lot and a...
  • Disney's first-quarter profit up 12%

    Disney's first-quarter profit up 12%
    Strong performances at Walt Disney Co.'s domestic theme parks and by Disney Channel helped drive a 12% increase in the company's first-quarter net income compared with a year earlier. The Burbank media giant reported that revenue for the quarter ended...
  • Firefighters, Metrolink kick off holiday toy drive

    Firefighters, Metrolink kick off holiday toy drive
    Firefighters across the region have kicked their Christmas toy drives into high gear in advance of Metrolink's Holiday Toy Express tour of 32 cities through mid-December. Organizers are encouraging the public to drop new, unwrapped toys off at local...
  • 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...
  • The Crosby Chronicles: The long, hot summer should be shorter for kids

    The Crosby Chronicles: The long, hot summer should be shorter for kids
    As I enter the homestretch of summer vacation with my sons, I can see them struggling (as well as myself)  in trying to fill their days with interesting stuff to do.  After the first few weeks of no school, the novelty has worn off.  Having several more...
  • Seeing Stars: Losing and winning on "Lets Make A Deal"

    Seeing Stars: Losing and winning on "Lets Make A Deal"
    Sometimes I get tickets to sitcom tapings and game shows. Most recently I got tickets to "Let's Make A Deal" at the Sunset Bronson Studios in Hollywood. I invited my wonderful dog-walker Julie Cummins and her 18-year old daughter, Nicole, an adorable...
  • World's most fuel-efficient couple kicks off latest venture in Burbank

    World's most fuel-efficient couple kicks off latest venture in Burbank
    The world’s most fuel-efficient couple kicked off their latest record-setting venture on Monday, setting out from a Burbank gas station for a 23-day road trip around the continental U.S. John and Helen Taylor hold 88 driving records, including the...
  • Marvel characters at Disney theme parks?

    Marvel characters at Disney theme parks?
    The Walt Disney Co.has done preliminary work on introducing Marvel's superhero characters to the happiest place on earth: Disney's theme parks. Disney Chief Executive Bob Iger told shareholders attending an annual meeting that the company has had a...
  • Disney expects $200-million loss on 'John Carter'

    Disney expects $200-million loss on 'John Carter'
    Walt Disney Co. said it expects to incur a loss of about $200 million on its big-budget sci-fi film, "John Carter,"  based on box-office results. The film's theatrical performance -- which brought in $184 million in global box-office sales, well shy of...
  • DeBell planning moves forward

    DeBell planning moves forward
    A plan to reinvigorate the financially-troubled DeBell Golf Club through the use of a specialized consultant met with resistance from some golfers, who questioned the $26,000 cost.  But officials noted the city-owned course had been losing money for...
  • 'Beach Bus' set to close for the season

    'Beach Bus' set to close for the season
    As August draws to a close, so does another season of the Summer Beach Bus service that is offered in the Foothills each year by the city of La Caņada Flintridge and Los Angeles County. The drive, traffic congestion and high price of gasoline can keep...