| Jan 31, 2012
| 8:08 AM
In a standoff with federal forest officials, Caltrans is proposing to abandon a popular, cliff-hanging highway in the San Gabriel Mountains because it is too expensive to maintain.
Caltrans' proposal to walk away from California Highway 39, enjoyed by an...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 10:17 AM
The Hollywood Pasta Company in Burbank, opened last year by chef and caterer Kurt Ehrlich, doesn’t look exactly glam from the outside — its small storefront façade sandwiched on Burbank Boulevard between an alley-like parking lot and a...
| 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...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 4:45 PM
The everyday and ordinary don’t apply in the world of Theatre Movement Bazaar.
One of L.A.’s most unusual performance companies, TMB has been wowing audiences here with haunting, humorous and often startling mash-ups of theater and dance,...
| 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...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 11:45 AM
Former Assembly Majority Leader Dario Frommer does not share the nostalgia of those who want the California Legislature to return to being a part-time body.
So the Democrat from La Cañada Flintridge has agreed to co-chair a campaign against an initiative...
| 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,...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 8:01 AM
Low pressures systems moving through the region this week are expected to keep the skies mostly gray, bringing them the possibility of rain through at least Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service.
In the tri-city area, there's a 40%...