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  • 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...
  • Regional public transit website, mobile app in the works

    Regional public transit website, mobile app in the works
    Want to figure out how to best get from Pasadena to Burbank using public transit? There soon could be an app for that. When it comes to traversing the disparate public transportation lines from Burbank to Glendale and on to Pasadena, all the maps, times,...
  • Coming soon: Public transit website, app to direct passengers from Burbank to Pasadena

    Coming soon: Public transit website, app to direct passengers from Burbank to Pasadena
    Want to figure out how to best get from Pasadena to Burbank using public transit? There soon could be an app for that. When it comes to traversing the disparate public transportation lines from Burbank to Glendale and on to La Cañada Flintridge and...
  • The sound of a delicious bargain

    The sound of a delicious bargain
    It’s comforting as you’re waiting for the pupusas you just ordered at a neighborhood Salvadoran joint to hear the slap, slap, slap of hands smacking masa into fat, tortilla-shaped discs. Your mouth starts watering, knowing the corn dough is...
  • Hoover High marching band to perform at namesake's birthplace

    Hoover High marching band to perform at namesake's birthplace
    The Tornado band is preparing for a presidential march. Hoover High School student musicians have been invited to West Branch, Iowa — the birthplace of their school’s namesake — for the 50th anniversary celebration of the Herbert...
  • Art Center alums pay tribute to mentor Helmut Newton

    Art Center alums pay tribute to mentor Helmut Newton
    The old master spent his winter months at the Chateau Marmont, sitting beneath the palms, the white canopies and its distinctively European tower on the Sunset Strip. Photographer Helmut Newton was as recognizable there as his famous subjects, dining on...
  • Bob Hope Airport's numbers hold steady

    Bob Hope Airport's numbers hold steady
    The number of passengers using the Bob Hope Airport in September remained flat compared to a year ago, stemming at least temporarily a downward spiral in traffic at the airfield for 2011, officials reported. American Airlines and United are also...
  • A sophisticated taste of Afghanistan

    A sophisticated taste of Afghanistan
    On your right as you walk into Azeen’s Afghani Restaurant in Pasadena, a tapestry weaves a scene of Bushkazi, Afghanistan’s national sport, a sort of polo played with a decapitated goat carcass. On the wall on your left, a photograph shows...
  • Waiting for the post-recession crowds

    Waiting for the post-recession crowds
    The Great Recession officially ended in the summer of 2009. So diners have flocked back to restaurants, filling tables and tip pockets, right? It depends on who you ask. Some restaurants have hung on to their low prices to try to keep customers coming...
  • Jail rebuild is on home stretch

    Jail rebuild is on home stretch
    Construction on Burbank’s Police/Fire Headquarters is scheduled to be completed this spring, a little more than three years after the start of renovations, a city official said Friday. Spot repairs on the facility began in 2000, two years after its...
  • 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...