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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Antonovich among county supervisors criticized for use of chauffeurs

    Antonovich among county supervisors criticized for use of chauffeurs
    One of the proudest achievements touted by Los Angeles County supervisors is that thrifty decisions have helped the bureaucracy avoid layoffs and major cuts in service. But some say the frugality hasn't extended to the board members' own perks.  Eric...
  • Dining review: An artful taste of Vietnam in Eagle Rock

    Dining review: An artful taste of Vietnam in Eagle Rock
    A painting transforming the limestone karst towers that jut out of Vietnam's Halong Bay into a red and yellow fever dream hangs on the wall of an Eagle Rock restaurant named for the bay. A fountain in the center of the dining room tries to evoke the sound...
  • DreamWorks Animation plans entertainment district in Shanghai

    DreamWorks Animation plans entertainment district in Shanghai
    DreamWorks Animation and China's largest media companies plan to invest more than $3 billion to build a sprawling entertainment, dining and shopping district in Shanghai. A new joint venture called Oriental DreamWorks announced Monday that the company...