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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Art Center alums pay tribute to mentor Helmut Newton

    Art Center alums pay tribute to mentor Helmut Newton
    The old master spent his winter months at the Chateau Marmont, sitting beneath the palms, the white canopies and its distinctively European tower on the Sunset Strip. Photographer Helmut Newton was as recognizable there as his famous subjects, dining on...
  • 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 sophisticated taste of Afghanistan

    A sophisticated taste of Afghanistan
    On your right as you walk into Azeen’s Afghani Restaurant in Pasadena, a tapestry weaves a scene of Bushkazi, Afghanistan’s national sport, a sort of polo played with a decapitated goat carcass. On the wall on your left, a photograph shows...
  • 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...
  • 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 fa├žade sandwiched on Burbank Boulevard between an alley-like parking lot and a...