| Dec 21, 2012
| 10:26 AM
The unemployment rate for the greater Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena region dropped in November alongside the state figure, according to the data released Friday.
The jobless rates for the three largest cities — Glendale, Pasadena and Burbank —...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 6:36 PM
The Los Angeles chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists this week announced that it will honor Dan Evans — editor of four Times Community News Division titles, including the Glendale News-Press and Burbank Leader — for his...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 8:58 AM
Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich knows what Republicans in the state Assembly are feeling right now, staring at the prospect of a session where Democrats have a two-thirds majority.
Antonovich was Assembly Republican whip during the...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 7:12 AM
Cool and breezy conditions are expected to give way to another rainstorm later this week, but forecasters say it should be back to clear, brisk skies by New Year's Day and the all-important Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena.
Gusty northwest winds...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 9:11 AM
The California Department of Motor Vehicles is taking orders for license plates that mirror ones issued from the 1950s to the 1970s -- a program established under legislation introduced by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silverlake).
The state needs 7,500...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 6:54 PM
A Pasadena police helicopter crashed Saturday afternoon after hitting another helicopter on the ground, injuring five people, authorities said.
The helicopter was either taking off or landing when it hit another helicopter on the ground at the...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 5:58 PM
Squeezed on all sides by chain shops and eateries in Burbank's Empire Center, Grain Lab is an independent island. The small eatery, which opened last month, has the minimal look of a hip chain, with a slightly industrial-meets-organic laboratory feel with...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 3:16 PM
"Tonight Show" host Jay Leno will auction off his 2012 Fiat 500 Prima Edizione at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance next month.
Leno, an avid automobile collector, has asked Santa Monica auction house Gooding & Co. to sell the car at the...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 7:40 PM
The wind whooshed through the alders, the stars pressed down and the International Space Station swung by on its 90-minute loop around the Earth. Lance Benner snapped speakers to his iPod with a rubber band and pointed the contraption at the trees,...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 7:59 AM
Disney is shutting down its Disney Movies Online service, which failed to catch on with users.
The site let consumers buy or rent digital versions of Disney and Pixar films and watch the movies on their computers. It was designed to ease the family...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 12:38 PM
Los Angeles County supervisors rejected a measure on Tuesday that would have asked voters to extend term limits so that members could serve an additional eight years.
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, who has been in office since 1980, introduced a...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 1:29 PM
Right now, the most famous Van Gogh painting in a California museum happens to be one of his sunniest: The Getty owns an exuberant field of irises that the artist painted in 1889 as a sort of postcard for his arrival at a bucolic-looking asylum in Saint...