| Oct 26, 2012
| 7:36 PM
Bessie Ellen Broyles, a weekly community volunteer at Verdugo Hills Hospital, has died. She was 98.
Born on Oct. 27, 1913, in Lipscomb County, Texas, Broyles died Oct. 21 — six days before her 99th birthday. She had lived in Los Angeles County...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 5:37 PM
John Brady, a longtime Burbank resident and well-known civil rights activist, died Thursday, his loved ones reported on Saturday. He was 57.
Brady is survived by many cousins and his girlfriend of five years, Barbara Deriada.
Brady served on the Burbank...
| May 28, 2012
| 5:09 PM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Many Memorial Day events are being held across the Southland on Monday to honor the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. Military.
Hundreds of people came out to the Los Angeles National Cemetery, where rows and rows...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 11:11 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Actor Michael Clarke Duncan was laid to rest in a private funeral service on Monday at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
Tom Hanks, Jay Leno, Holly Robinson Peete, Loretta Devine and Stevie Wonder were among the celebrities who helped...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 11:45 AM
Martha Ellen Mumford, devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother died peacefully in her sleep Aug. 22 in Davis, Calif., surrounded by loving family members. She was 94.
Mrs. Mumford loved life, loved family and loved to travel. She and her...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 10:26 AM
Richard H. Chambers U.S. Court of Appeals (once the Emma Bangs’ boardinghouse and later Vista del Arroyo Hotel),
125 S. Grand Ave, Pasadena; www.gsa.gov/portal/ext/html/site/hb/category/25431/actionParameter/exploreByBuilding/buildingId/825...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 10:30 AM
First published on Nov. 27, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012.
It's 1922, and nothing much is up in Pasadena. Not among the orange groves, not along the leafy streets. Just as the little old ladies like it.
But wait. Down in the Arroyo Seco, a...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 4:32 PM
First published on Dec. 25, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012.
Pity the rubes. Those wayward tourists who dawdle in their cars and tour buses along Beachwood Drive, enraging the locals as they haltingly seek that perfect Hollywood sign photo op...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 8:06 PM
Martha Moren received the Glendale News-Press Perpetual Trophy for her dedication to the Glendale Women's Athletic Club during the installation tea on June 5 at the group's clubhouse.
Moren was also honored as the member to have hiked the most miles....
| Jun 17, 2012
When Frank's Restaurant, a Burbank landmark, went dark in March, a collective cry went out from Clybourn to Alameda avenues, from Forest Lawn to Bel Aire drives.
The Media City has seen too many of its longtime restaurants, dives and greasy spoons...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 11:29 AM
RIALTO, Calif. (KTLA) -- Rodney King's death was the result of an accidental drowning, although a cocktail of alcohol and drugs in his system were contributing factors, the San Bernardino County coroner's office has determined.
King, who became a...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 5:46 PM
Kates Kay Stafford Kates, a long-time resident of LaCanada Flintridge, died peacefully on the evening of Wednesday, June 13th at Kaiser Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. She was 72.
Kay was born on May 19th, 1940, in Pocahontas, Iowa. She lived...