| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 12:17 PM
As one of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory "rocket boys," engineer Herman Bank had already helped launch the Space Age when wobbly surfboards strapped atop his station wagon in the early 1960s led him to another design frontier.
After securing his cargo...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 12:58 PM
At the very back of our Glendale offices, in a cramped, ill-lit room, is a treasure trove of local history, art and the general debris from a 107-year-old business, a year older than the city in which it sits.
I have to admit, I rarely think about our...
| Dec 1, 2012
| 4:15 PM
NASA's Curiosity rover was designed to search Mars for places capable of supporting life. But the $2.5-billion mission has another, unofficial objective: To serve as a goodwill ambassador for the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Cañada Flintridge at a time...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 9:12 AM
A low-pressure system along the coast could bring rain to the Los Angeles area as early as Sunday morning, the National Weather Service said Friday.
“There’s also going to be a cold front with that,” said Scott Sukup, a meteorologist...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 12:57 PM
I walk around my neighborhood with a long-handled socket wrench now. The metal has a comforting heaviness.
I live in the Arts District in downtown Los Angeles, and two guys dressed like gangbangers robbed and beat me just past midnight a week ago...