| Jul 10, 2012
| 11:36 AM
The Glendale Bear appears to be getting impatient. Hunger waits for no man or beast.
La Crescenta resident Kelly MacDonald said the bear -- known by some as Meatball -- returned to her home early Monday morning for the second time in recent weeks, this...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 7:50 AM
Bob Hope Airport in Burbank has reopened its gates to Hollywood for the first time in more than a decade, after prohibiting film shoots there since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
The tragedy put the nation's entire air transportation system...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 8:35 AM
Some of the celebration surrounding the Mars Science Laboratory's successful landing Sunday night on the Red Planet had a political tone.
The touchdown of the over-budget $2.5-billion Mars rover mission comes as tax dollars for planetary exploration...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 11:19 AM
Long buzzed about as an Academy Award contender, Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby" won't be competing for any Oscars this season, as Warner Bros. is moving the F. Scott Fitzgerald adaptation's release date from Christmas 2012 to summer 2013.
| Sep 19, 2012
| 7:54 AM
More homes face high risk of being destroyed in a wildfire in densely populated Los Angeles County than in any other county in the state, according to new insurance industry research that underscores that fire danger is not confined to rural areas....
| Jul 14, 2012
| 5:17 PM
Three weeks from tonight, an amiable, whip-smart engineer named Ray Baker will be staring into his computer screen at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, hopeful and helpless — or, as he puts it, "sweating blood."
The night will have been 10 years and...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 8:44 AM
NASA has less than three weeks before the space agency tries to land the Curiosity rover on Mars, but there's still time for problems.
Just as scientists attempt to pinpoint a landing on alien soil from millions and millions of miles away, a wrench has...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 10:43 AM
After he was badly injured in May by two LAPD officers, top Deutsche Bank executive Brian C. Mulligan alleged that police manufactured a report that painted him as a snarling, thrashing man who told the officers that he'd recently ingested drugs known...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 5:02 PM
Of the roughly 5,000 men and women who were ousted from the Boy Scouts of America on suspicion of sexual abuse, several were tied to cases in the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena region, according to an L.A. Times database of “perversion files”...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 4:20 PM
Hollywood has Musso & Frank Grill, and West Hollywood has that lovable old hussy, the Formosa Cafe. For a squinting glimpse of old Hollywood glamour, Burbank turns to the SmokeHouse.
It's a joint that's been serving up prime rib and iceberg wedges...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 12:12 PM
Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, who has been in office since 1980 and cannot seek another term under current law, wants to have voters consider overturning the measure that limits supervisors to three terms.
| Aug 8, 2012
| 8:57 AM
Did Curiosity capture the galactic equivalent of the Zapruder film when it landed on Mars?
Seconds after the NASA robot's landing Sunday night, Curiosity managed to squeeze off a handful of fuzzy, black-and-white photographs. One, taken with a device...