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  • Pot bust yields 56 pounds

    A 31-year-old man who police said tried to smuggle more than 50 pounds of marijuana in checked luggage pleaded not guilty to felony drug charges Friday. Following his plea in Burbank Superior Court, Clarence Williams, of Brooklyn, N.Y., was taken to a...
  • Mailbag: Changes to bus service unwelcome

    The Burbank Bus announced on their Web page that they are making "service enhancements" starting July 7. Not sure who this is an enhancement for, but it won't be for the majority of riders! The majority of riders for the Burbank Bus are Metrolink...
  • Fifties fun trumps fear of 13

    Fifties fun trumps fear of 13
    Friggatriskaidekaphobia is the fear of the 13th day of a month falling on a Friday — a day when the superstitious tend to avoid black cats. Well, if black cats were being avoided, Black Cows were being embraced as members, friends and supporters...
  • State remains in a reel battle

    State remains in a reel battle
    Efforts to stop the years-long flight of film crews from California to faraway locations are gaining steam. Los Angeles City Councilman Paul Krekorian has proposed new tax incentives to keep production crews filming in his city. The effort follows...
  • Joan Quinn portrait exhibit spotlights artist's champion

    Joan Quinn portrait exhibit spotlights artist's champion
    Like all creative types, artists often benefit from the largesse of others. Genuine patrons of the arts, though, are scarce these days. The N.E.A., charitable foundations and corporate grants have largely replaced benefactors of earlier times like...
  • Young Presidential Scholar follows her dreams to NYC

    Young Presidential Scholar follows her dreams to NYC
    For as long as she can remember, 17-year-old Gabriela Campo knew she wanted to make a living performing musical theater, and she reached a milestone recently on her journey to a theatrical career. She was named a Presidential Scholar, one of only 141...
  • Accounting of confiscated Turkish churches sought

    Armenian community leaders in Glendale and Burbank are cheering this week as a congressional bill that calls for an accounting of confiscated Christian churches, monasteries, and other religious properties in Turkey and their eventual return to their...
  • The Whiteboard Jungle: The balancing act of choosing days off

    The Whiteboard Jungle: The balancing act of choosing days off
    For the first time in Glendale Unified School District’s history, April 24 is no longer a school day. Previously, school remained open on the day that commemorates the genocide of 1.5 million Armenians who were killed by the Ottoman Empire in...
  • Intersections: There's no place quite like Glendale

    Intersections: There's no place quite like Glendale
    Glendale has the distinction of being the fourth largest city in Los Angeles County, the birthplace of Baskin Robbins, home of the historic Alex Theatre and where the first scheduled transcontinental passenger service was flown out by Charles Lindbergh,...
  • Good Eggs L.A. opens distribution center

    Good Eggs L.A. opens distribution center
    Twinkies and Ding Dongs are long gone at the former Hostess bakery near Glendale, where a new tenant is moving into part of the vacant building and staking its claim in the Los Angeles online organic-food scene. Good Eggs L.A. opened its distribution...
  • Kenneth Schechter dies at 83; Navy pilot performed heroic blind landing

    Kenneth Schechter dies at 83; Navy pilot performed heroic blind landing
    The stunned Navy pilot was gripped in pain, blood was pouring down his face and a good part of his warplane was destroyed. But worst of all, Ensign Kenneth Schechter couldn't see. An enemy shell had smashed into his Skyraider and fragments pierced his...
  • 818 Roundup: NBCUniversal plans layoffs; Burbank pharmacy loses license

    818 Roundup: NBCUniversal plans layoffs; Burbank pharmacy loses license
    Welcome to the roundup, 818 readers. Today is Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014. Here are some of the top headlines in the region: - NBCUniversal is laying off more than 160 employees from its Burbank facility, a direct result of the show’s pending...