| Feb 8, 2012
| 4:30 PM
Under consideration for more than a year, the La Cañada City Council approved 3-0 the city’s first historical preservation law Monday night.
Councilman Steve Del Guercio recused himself from the vote, citing a business relationship with resident...
| Jun 30, 2010
| 6:18 PM
La Cañada has several types of schools, with multiple elementary and high schools, public and private. However, one school stands apart from the others: More than five years ago, four mothers began the Foothill Chinese School, the only one of its kind...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 12:57 PM
What would your town be like if its harshest critic had a seat at the table of power?
The question is a natural one for me to ask, as I am one of the harshest critics of what passes for a government in the city of Los Angeles. I have envisioned from time...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 6:00 PM
The forecast is running lukewarm to cold on the prospect of local cities managing the hundreds of residential properties Caltrans owns in South Pasadena, Pasadena and Los Angeles.
A state audit in August blasted the transportation agency for...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 5:59 PM
The California Department of Transportation must quickly sell some of the nearly 500 properties it owns in Los Angeles, South Pasadena and Pasadena, according to a bill by Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Cañada Flintridge), which was signed into law Tuesday by Gov....
| Aug 22, 2013
| 4:47 PM
The two top executives at Pacific BMW have changed their proposed 50-unit apartment complex across from the Americana at Brand to a condominium project to offer a different product among an abundance of apartment developments popping up in Glendale’...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 4:11 PM
A bit of lost Los Angeles lives for now in a Pomona warehouse, perhaps one day to reside in Glendale.
Glimpse it and get goose bumps, even on a sticky summer day.
The soft curve of the Brown Derby's hat. The dragon that danced outside Grauman's...
| May 19, 2012
| 1:20 PM
“Your neighborhood music boutique since 1946,” reads the business card for Pedrini Music, which moved to its present location on Foothill Boulevard in La Crescenta in 1997. Founded by Bruno Pedrini in Glendale in 1946, the original store was...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 2:34 PM
Back in the late sixties, when Robert Downey Jr.was a toddler, his filmmaker father could get away with signing his movies “Robert Downey (a prince).” But ever since Junior hit the big time, Downey pere has had to put a “Sr.” after...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Friday, October 26. What can you expect from an apartment in North Hollywood?
Cheaper rent than Silverlake and vertical blinds, Curbed L.A. reports from a recent rent survey.
Meanwhile, prices for homes in the Valley...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 2:10 PM
In Irish playwright Jimmy Murphy's "The Muesli Belt," at Theatre Banshee in Burbank, a struggling pub owner and his neighbors face encroaching gentrification and the real estate feeding frenzy that was part of the stratospheric (and doomed) 1990s economic...
| Apr 8, 2012
“How long? Not long, because no lie can live forever.”
“How long? Not long, because the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.”
Those were the words Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. thundered on the steps of...