| Feb 14, 2015
| 4:37 PM
Gloria Ricci Lothrop, a California historian who studied domestic crafts, cookbooks, letters, tombstones and other artifacts to uncover the roles women played in the development of the American West, died Feb. 2 in Arcadia. She was 80.
| Feb 14, 2015
| 8:28 AM
Vivian Trejo practices the French horn above a row of bodegas on a broken street. She opens her score sheet. A boy hollers in the alley, a plane skims the haze beyond her window. She presses her lips to a silver mouthpiece, blows through coiled steel...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 2:19 PM
There’s been a model of stability among the coaching ranks involving the Glendale High boys’ basketball program.
Since the start of the 1977-78 season, the Nitros have had just three coaches roam the sidelines. In that stretch, the Nitros...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 6:15 PM
Tapping into some 144 million records on college students who are part of the National Clearinghouse database, Burbank educators hope to glean how well students do in completing college after they leave Burbank schools.
According to the data, 71% of...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 3:00 AM
For so long, Nancy Landa kept secrets.
Growing up in South Los Angeles, she never told friends that her parents had brought her illegally from Mexico when she was 9.
Years later, after she had been elected the first-ever Latina student body...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 9:47 PM
To the editor: There are easy ways to attain the California State University system's stated goal of more graduates: increase pass rates in classes, reduce breadth requirements for a degree and make more classes available online. ("Cal State chancellor...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 4:51 PM
My secret relationship with jazz artist Diana Krall isn't so hard to figure out — I think she's singing directly to me. It's a "secret" mostly in the sense that she knows nothing of it. As are many of history great loves, it is unrequited. The...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 6:10 PM
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The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts said it has finished one of the biggest art giveaways of all time, sending the remaining contents of what rocker Lou Reed once dubbed "Andy's Chest"...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 9:33 AM
The nation's best blocker has no one to block for.
Former Sandburg standout Tommy Carmody is a senior at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, Calif., where he worked his way up to being the top blocker in the country as voted by sportswriters...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 12:59 PM
Longtime Glendale Unified teacher Jana Wells knew she wanted to become a teacher as a girl growing up in Burbank, but it wasn't until several years after graduating from Burbank High School did she pursue a degree in the profession.
This January marks...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 5:43 PM
Longtime Glendale Unified teacher Jana Wells knew she wanted to become a teacher as a girl growing up in Burbank, but it wasn’t until several years after graduating from Burbank High School did she pursue a degree in the profession.