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  • Former WWII sex slave is on a mission for recognition

    Former WWII sex slave is on a mission for recognition
    Bok Dong Kim was 14 when she was forced to travel to Taiwan, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore and other countries as a sex slave for Japanese soldiers during World War II. Now, the petite 88-year-old travels the world on her own accord, speaking...
  • Crescenta Valley High football prepares for similar schedule

    Crescenta Valley High football prepares for similar schedule
    A year after a disappointing .500 season with no playoff berth, the Crescenta Valley High football team will look to improve on 2012 with nearly the same schedule in tact. One big thing in the Falcons' favor is how the home-and-away schedule plays out....
  • 'Austenland' features unlikely pair, unlikely film

    'Austenland' features unlikely pair, unlikely film
    It may not seem like your typical rom-com duo: Keri Russell, known as a clandestine Russian spy in FX's retro thriller “The Americans,” and Bret McKenzie of New Zealand's comic-music duo, “Flight of the Conchords.” Put them both in...
  • Girls only: Getting the hang of scuba at Sport Chalet

    Girls only: Getting the hang of scuba at Sport Chalet
    On Saturday afternoon, as customers inside La Cañada’s Sport Chalet shopped for shoes, attire and sporting goods, a small group of women were breathing underwater for the very first time. They knelt at the bottom of the store’s instruction...
  • Start the Presses: To the Bay Area and back

    Start the Presses: To the Bay Area and back
    At just after 10 Monday morning, I hiked up the steep steps of a Megabus coach outside the downtown Burbank Metrolink station. The company, which has most of its routes on the East Coast, recently opened up service between Burbank and the Bay Area....
  • Small Wonders: The scoop on some ice-cream expats

    Par•a•dise [par-uh-dahys, -dahyz] a state of supreme happiness; bliss. If there is a paradise, I imagine there will be ample parking and meters that never run out; no taxes, co-pays, high-premium health insurance or any need for guns....
  • Theme park and cruises lift quarterly bottom line for Disney

    Theme park and cruises lift quarterly bottom line for Disney
    Higher attendance at its overseas theme parks and cruise lines as well as growth in the rates that cable and satellite companies pay to carry ESPN helped drive growth for Walt Disney Co. last quarter. Revenue at the Burbank media giant -- which also...
  • Museum of Neon Art gets green light

    Museum of Neon Art gets green light
    Glendale will get its museum of neon after all. The Museum of Neon Art, which was in jeopardy of losing its $5.2-million deal to move to Glendale, will move forward as planned, according to Philip Lanzafame, the city's officer for economic development...
  • Cyclist, 65, nearly done with 3,215-mile trip

    Cyclist, 65, nearly done with 3,215-mile trip
    Less than a week from today, La Cañada Flintridge resident Don Sheppard will roll into Charleston, S.C. on his bike, the finish line for a ride that will have raised $63,078 for charity. Sheppard said in a phone interview during a break in Clayton, N.M....
  • Disney parks to require that unaccompanied minors be at least 14

    Disney parks to require that unaccompanied minors be at least 14
    The days when parents could drop kids off at Disneyland for the day, leaving it up to Mickey and Goofy to watch over the youngsters, are over. Walt Disney Co. has unveiled a new admission policy requiring that children entering any of its U.S.-based...
  • DreamWorks Animation licenses characters for Russia theme parks

    DreamWorks Animation licenses characters for Russia theme parks
    DreamWorks Animation SKG is licensing its movie characters for various theme parks being developed in Russia, an increasingly important market for the Glendale-based studio. The creator of the "Shrek," "Madagascar" and "Kung Fu Panda" franchises said it...
  • Meatball's online followers enjoy real-life encounter

    Meatball's online followers enjoy real-life encounter
    Having launched the Glendale bear “Meatball” to stardom and nurtured a growing fundraising and media campaign to secure him a permanent sanctuary, Sarah Aujero was understandably excited to become one of few non-official people to see the 400-...