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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...
  • 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 façade 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...