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  • Local boy accepted to research program

    Local boy accepted to research program
    Reece LoCicero, the 5-year-old La Crescenta Elementary School kindergarten student suffering from an undiagnosed illness, has been accepted into an elite research program at the National Institutes of Health, officials confirmed Friday. The child and...
  • Disaster looms? It's time for a road trip!

    When the recent turmoil in the Middle East ignited, causing gas prices to soar higher than Charlie Sheen's ego, there was only one sensible thing to do for the wellbeing of my family: rent a petroleum-swilling RV and hit the road. Nothing makes sense...
  • 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...
  • In Theory: What is the role of religion?

    David Hartman, a Jerusalem-based rabbi and philosopher, recently sat down for an interview with CNN's Izzy Lemberg. In the interview, Hartman wonders whether religion is really helpful to the human condition. "There's a whole bunch of myths that religions...
  • Small Wonders: The tricks to good treats

    Small Wonders: The tricks to good treats
    It's the eve of All Hallows Eve. A special time around our house. It's the day we rush to the store to buy more candy because we've eaten all the Kit-Kats and Reese's. We take our annual holiday purchases seriously at the Caneday house. As early as...
  • Movies are a bright spot at Disney

    Movies and movie-themed products were bright spots for Burbank-based Walt Disney Co. in a quarter that saw an overall decline in profits, according to figures released Friday. The diverse company — which owns theme parks, television networks and...
  • 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...
  • 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...