| Mar 12, 2014
| 10:18 AM
This post was updated to include more information.
Swedish furniture giant IKEA got the unanimous green light from the Burbank City Council this week to build its largest furniture store in the nation in Burbank.
The retailer, which opened in...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 4:56 PM
Roughly 50 employees were evacuated from a Burbank business after a dust collector caught fire, authorities said.
Firefighters were called to Senior Aerospace – located at 2980 N. San Fernando Blvd. – at 4:16 p.m. to knock down the fire,...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 3:01 PM
[UPDATED: 4:21 p.m.] An elderly couple was evacuated from a burning triplex in Burbank Wednesday where fire in the attic caused the roof to collapse into the building, authorities said.
Firefighters were called to the 700 block of East Palm Avenue at 2:...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 1:33 PM
November 1993: Having lost to him in a Democratic primary in 1989, DeStefano defeats incumbent John Daniels to become the 49th mayor of New Haven.
1993: Rick Levin named President of Yale. Together DeStefano and Levin foster unprecedented cordial town/...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
When Craig Hurley was in his early 20s, he seemed headed for stardom. Handsome, talented and one of the stars of a heavily hyped network series, films seemed like the next natural progression. But as detailed in his no-holds-barred book "27 And All Washed...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 7:28 AM
IKEA is inviting consumers to celebrate the holiday season at the annual Julbord buffet Friday, Dec. 13, from 2-4 p.m. and 5-8 p.m. The all-you-can-eat holiday smorgasbord is a Swedish culinary tradition. Tickets are on sale in the IKEA Orlando restaurant...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Variety selects the videos (below), games, apps, books, music and more (photo gallery, above) you should know about each week.
Volvo Trucks Live Tests -- The Epic Split Feat
Volvo's Internet-only series of Live Test commercials have gone viral, with the...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 10:37 AM
WASHINGTON -- To lawmakers and others arguing that replacing the $1 bill with a $1 coin would save the government money, the Federal Reserve says, “Don’t bet on it.”
A new analysis by Fed staffers said the old-fashioned greenback is...
| Oct 30, 2013
It is, alas, a feng shui no-no. But when space is at a premium, storing items under the bed can be the key to harmonious living, as long as you keep it organized.
Dawn Falcone, an organizing/design expert based in New York (dawnfalconelifestyles.com),...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 7:01 AM
The show opens with Aloe Blacc performing "Wake Me Up." This is one of those songs that I've heard a million times but couldn't have told you the title or the singer.
Now that we've gotten rid of a few couples, we should go back to the individual walk-...
| Dec 20, 2013
Of course we want to look especially fabulous at holiday time. Right now, makeup questions abound and so do solutions from your devoted Answer Angel Ellen.
Dear Answer Angel Ellen: I have never understood makeup brushes. Too many shapes, kinds. What...