| May 30, 2009
The pastor of a San Marino church has said he will not perform any more wedding ceremonies in California until the state's same-sex marriage ban is overturned.
The Rev. Art Cribbs, pastor of the 60-member San Marino Congregational United Church of...
| Jan 16, 2009
James Thorpe, former director of the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens who helped raise the public profile of the institution, turning it into one of Southern California's leading educational and cultural centers, has died. He...
| Feb 21, 2009
Last summer, architect Hugh Maguire stumbled upon the 1931 book "California Gardens" by Winifred Starr Dobyns. While flipping through it, he was startled to find three black-and-white images of what was unmistakably his former backyard in an old...
| May 25, 2008
THE PAVED terrace behind the Huntington Art Gallery is 80 paces wide. By my stride, that's more than 165 feet. Stand at the center and look south, with the imposing Beaux-Arts mansion and its striped green awnings at your back, and infinity rolls out...
| Dec 20, 2007
What a lousy time to be harping about how there aren't enough trees in the world.
Can't I see that there are trees everywhere? They're for sale by the millions in the sap-scented faux forests that spring up in light-strung parking lots. They're lashed...
| Oct 2, 2009
| 11:42 AM
Gayle Anderson was live in Pasadena for a preview of the PASADENA ASID 23rd ANNUAL HOME & KITCHEN TOUR.
On Sunday, October 4th you can visit five unique homes throughout Pasadena and Arcadia and meet the designers, see the trends, get ideas, shop, and...
| Nov 7, 2009
| 7:30 AM
LOS ANGELES -- United Commercial Bank, which had 13 branches locally in Los Angeles County and three in Orange County, has failed and was seized by government regulators.
The bank's branches will reopen Saturday under the new control of East West Bank....
| Nov 18, 2009
Frances Lasker Brody, a philanthropist, arts advocate and collector who influenced the development of Los Angeles' cultural life as a founding benefactor of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and later as a guiding patron of the Huntington Library,...
| Jun 15, 2009
Facing multibillion-dollar state funding cuts, school districts across California are asking residents to tax themselves to fund local schools. Parcel taxes -- some topping $2,000 annually per family -- have been proposed this year from Sebastopol to...
| Jun 19, 2009
SAN MARINO, Calif. -- It's time to wake up and smell the rotten flesh in San Marino. A so-called corpse flower, known for its less-than-pleasant stench, is blooming.
The new plant began to bloom Wednesday afternoon at The Huntington Library in San...
| Mar 5, 2009
|| Azusa ||
|| Mayor ||
|| 100% precincts reporting || Votes || % ||
|| Joseph R. Rocha* || 2,278 || 100 ||
|| City Council ||
| Sep 6, 2008
WHEN THE current mortgage crisis ends, someone is going to make big bucks. Probably developers. They'll buy up houses at bargain prices, tear them down, put in a subdivision and start hawking mortgages. The L.A. investor's rule: It's never about the...