| 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...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Gusty Santa Ana winds that could produce hazardous driving conditions could continue in the Los Angeles area until Thursday.
Wind gusts could reach up to 60 mph in the Santa Monica, Ventura and Los Angeles mountains. In the San Fernando Valley, gusts...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 8:24 PM
Local police officials say the statute of limitations could confound any new investigations into priest sex abuse revelations contained in a trove of documents released recently by the Los Angeles Roman Catholic Archdiocese since many of the allegations...
| 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...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 7:12 AM
The Archdiocese of Los Angeles has quietly added two dozen priests and brothers to its list of clergy accused of child molestation.
Though the church deems the allegations against the men credible, the archdiocese has declined to release information...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 11:27 AM
A wind advisory for the Los Angeles area is expected to remain in effect through Saturday with moderate Santa Ana conditions bringing gusty northeast winds, the National Weather Service said.
Winds are expected to continue in varying strength through...
| 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...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 5:34 PM
When “Freakonomics” came out in 2005, I figured it was a watershed moment in public discourse.
At last, I thought, someone with a big, loud platform was casting light on an all-too-common practice in which scientists and science journalists...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 1:47 PM
The popular bear known to residents as “Glen Bearian” and “Meatball” returned to the Briggs Terrace area of La Crescenta on Tuesday, marking at least the second time it has made the miles-long voyage from Angeles National Forest....
| Sep 3, 2012
| 12:12 PM
Fire crews were battling a 4,000-acre brush fire Monday morning in rugged terrain in the Angeles National Forest as the blaze forced officials to shut down the popular San Gabriel Canyon to Labor Day visitors.
The Williams fire was just 5% contained as...