| Feb 2, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Scandinavian cinema has made a big comeback on the world map and it hasn't gone unnoticed by French sellers. Indeed, most of the buzzed-about titles pitched at the work-in-progress presentation of Goteborg's Nordic Film Market were being sold by Gallic...
| May 2, 2014
| 12:17 PM
I want to thank the Citizens Advocating Rational Development and their president Nick Green for speaking out about the real ecological problems in the plan for the new IKEA store, which was steamrolled through the City Council meeting on March 11 and...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 3:17 PM
There is little effort being made to mitigate the negative impacts of the proposed new IKEA at 805 S. San Fernando Blvd. between Alameda and Verdugo. There are benefits to IKEA expanding in Burbank: jobs, sales tax revenue, recycling underutilized real...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:42 AM
In an effort to become more sustainable, Ikea has announced it will look into greener meatballs. The store known for its assemble-it-yourself furniture wants to give its most popular menu item, the Swedish meatballs, less of a carbon footprint.
| Apr 5, 2014
| 5:00 AM
On a recent weekday afternoon, the South Coast Collection in Costa Mesa is inhabited by an eclectic crowd — young hipsters sipping lattes at Portola Coffee Lab, professionals in business suits nibbling on carnitas de pato at Taco Maria, moms pushing...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 10:35 AM
A prolonged period of below-average rainfall has put the entire state of California under some level of drought, ranging in severity from moderate to exceptional, for the first time in 15 years.
The latest drought monitor released by the National...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 3:53 AM
It's Freebie Friday!
I've got some fantastic deals today! Its a BOGO bonanza today! Military and veterans can get BOGO tickets to see the Florida Panthers tonight and Publix is offering printable BOGO coupons for Easter feasts. Fun things to do incude...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 10:44 AM
A little education can go a long way toward maintaining and preserving an existing lawn, or establishing a new one, while minimizing water use. Southern California turfgrass experts provide some advice for saving water on your lawn.
Choose the right...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 6:32 AM
NEW YORK -- So bad it's good.
That's what came to mind while I was watching the dynamic Proenza Schouler runway show Wednesday night at New York Fashion Week. And I mean it in the best possible way.
Designers Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 2:43 PM
Re: “Building a better plan for a new IKEA,” op-ed, Feb. 12. The city of Burbank needs to grow up and understand that it’s not a doormat for property developers. That t IKEA development has passed through the city staff and Planning...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 2:49 PM
Thanks to Sharon Springer for her piece on a better plan for the new IKEA store (“Building a better plan for a new IKEA, op-ed, Feb. 12). I am very concerned about the future of my neighborhood during and after the store is built. Those concerns...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 12:36 PM
Swedish furniture giant Ikea got the unanimous green light from the Burbank City Council on Tuesday to build its largest furniture store in the nation in Burbank.
The retailer, which opened in Burbank in 1990 as its first store in California and sixth...