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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • He's 'Entitled' to the Ramones legacy

    He's 'Entitled' to the Ramones legacy
    New York punk rock architects the Ramones were one of America’s most ideally realized, irresistibly elemental rock ’n’ roll bands of all time, and even a decade after the deaths of its three primary founders — Joey, Dee Dee, Johnny...
  • White House urged to display Armenian Orphan Rug commemorating genocide

    White House urged to display Armenian Orphan Rug commemorating genocide
    In a new twist to efforts to call attention to the Armenian genocide, a group of lawmakers has accused the Obama administration of blocking a Smithsonian display of a rug woven by orphans of the mass killings about a century ago. The lawmakers have...
  • Former Bell police chief will testify, breaking years of silence

    Former Bell police chief will testify, breaking years of silence
    Bell's former police chief -- once among the highest-paid law enforcement officials in the nation -- agreed Tuesday to testify in an ongoing corruption case against one of his former bosses. DOCUMENT: DEPOSITION OF RANDY ADAMS The testimony would break...
  • Ex-police chief surprised Bell could "afford to hire me"

    Ex-police chief surprised Bell could "afford to hire me"
    After years of silence, the former police chief of Bell took the witness stand Wednesday and testified that he was initially “suspicious” about taking the job in the working-class town because of the long legacy of corruption in southeast...