| Jan 14, 2011
Instead of basking in their golden years, six longtime Glendale residents decided to take on a new job — volunteer patrollers for the Police Department.
On Wednesday, the group became the latest members of the department's Retired Senior Volunteer...
| Jan 17, 2011
| 4:44 PM
January 7, 1918 – January 13, 2011
Joseph Ross Blouin died peacefully on January 13, 2011, at the age of 93 surrounded by family. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. Ross is survived by his children: Ann Blouin Jones (Stanton), and...
| May 26, 2011
| 5:05 PM
Rachel's Challenge successful
On May 20, students at Top of the World Elementary School celebrated being kind, caring and positive during an assembly and parade.
It was all part of Rachel's Challenge, a nationwide movement inspired by a student who died...
| Jun 23, 2011
Tony Yanow (Tony's Darts Away, Mohawk Bend, ColLab) and L.A.'s vegan blogger, Quarry Girl, are co-hosting the second L.A. Vegan Beer Festival at the world famous Roxy Theatre on Sunset on Saturday, June 25th. The festival will feature brewers from...
| Oct 29, 2010
| 1:39 PM
LOS ANGELES, Calif. ( KTLA) -- An Eagle Rock woman whose daughter was murdered more than a decade ago has been targeted by vandals who spray-painted a threatening message on her garage door.
Anna Del Rio, who works for Crime Stoppers, awoke Thursday to...
| Nov 11, 2010
Unlike some of the men of his generation, he was not eager to be a soldier. He did not rush to enlist, following Japan's Dec. 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor and the declaration of war on the U.S. by Germany's Adolph Hitler that followed a few days later....
| Jun 10, 2008
If there had been a flash grease-fire at Barney's Beanery in West Hollywood circa 1960, the entire L.A. art scene would have been wiped out.
So deadpans artist Ken Price in "The Cool School," filmmaker Morgan Neville's lively, absorbing documentary about...
| May 2, 2007
In the tree-shaded space where the Leimert Park farmers market is gradually coming to Saturday-morning life, shoppers sleepily sip coffee from nearby Fifth Street Dick's coffeehouse — but they wake right up as they approach the Gourmet Tamale...
| Oct 3, 2008
To those who live in the hills above Eagle Rock -- iconoclasts and eccentrics, many of them artists and "day sleepers" and people who drop Samuel Beckett lines casually into conversation -- the grassy lot at the end of the main drag was never much of a...
| Oct 30, 2008
This is the first of two articles on the intersection of public transit, urbanism and architecture on next week's ballot.
There is a pedestrian path -- maintained, if that is not too generous a word, by the city of Los Angeles -- near my house in Eagle...
| Aug 21, 2007
First, Jollibee and Goldilocks -- both popular restaurants in the Philippines -- opened their doors in 2005.
The next year came Seafood City, a supermarket that features an almost endless supply of seafood and other Filipino specialties.
Today there are...
| Feb 11, 2008
Robert Skotheim was at first amused when he was invited to become president of Occidental College, even for just 18 months. "I thought it was the most ridiculous thing I ever heard of," he recalled.
After all, the former professor of American history had...