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  • Small Wonders: The mind wanders in traffic

    Small Wonders: The mind wanders in traffic
    Few drives are more monotonous than Golden State (5) Freeway through California's Central Valley. But what does make it worse is a big-rig crashing into a tractor-trailer, bursting into flames and closing three of the five southbound lanes when you're...
  • In Theory: Looking back, looking forward

    Q. As you look back on 2010, what most affected you spiritually and challenged your belief system? And how will that impact you as you confront 2011?   At this time of year, we often are inspired to make New Year's resolutions. And, in this age when...
  • Drop in travelers leveled out in 2010

    Drop in travelers leveled out in 2010
    BURBANK — The number of passengers who used Bob Hope Airport continued to drop last year, but the rate of decline was less sharp than in 2009, when the economy was tanking. From January 2010 through November, about 4.1 million passengers...
  • Simple, fresh food with or without the bun

    Simple, fresh food with or without the bun
    Call it the naked lunch. No, we’re not talking about the William S. Burroughs junkie novel (do junkies even eat?), but a novel lunch truck where you order sandwich-style or without the bun — ”naked.” Clean Street Food, the...
  • Pair's medical trip is sad, rewarding

    Pair's medical trip is sad, rewarding
    BURBANK — Sitting in the comfort of his Burbank medical office, orthopedic surgeon Stephan Yacoubian flipped through photographs of a far different environment. Ranging from snapshots of Haitian school children eagerly accepting candy to shots...
  • Organizations: Birthdays, luncheons and troops

    Organizations Parade honors city’s 100th birthday Burbank on Parade will salute the city of Burbank’s Centennial and the parade’s 30th anniversary on April 9, said parade chairwoman Joanne Miller. The parade begins at 11 a.m. and...
  • 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 Cañada Flintridge and Los Angeles County. The drive, traffic congestion and high price of gasoline can keep...
  • A comfortable taste of Colombia

    A comfortable taste of Colombia
    Café Colombia opened in 1999 to serve transplanted Colombians. But the Burbank restaurant has plenty of rich comfort to go around. The stew comes with corn on the cob standing in the middle of the bowl. That's the first clue that this is no run-of-the-...
  • Cajun cuisine breaks into Burbank

    Cajun cuisine breaks into Burbank
    They say you have to break a few eggs to make an omelet. But how many do you have to crack to create a successful chain of brunch cafes? The owners of Another Broken Egg Café are trying to find out. The family of restaurants that started in Louisiana...