| Nov 25, 2012
Just as Tom and Claudia Towles were opening their second Baltimore toy shop four years ago, the recession hit. The owners of aMuse Toys decided to cut back — not on staff or selling space — but on the number of manufacturers whose products...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 12:15 PM
The number of credit cards held by municipal employees has dropped about30% as the amount of charges being billed has fallen even more, according to a recent city report.
For the first quarter of 2012-13, the number of so-called procurement cards held...
| Nov 26, 2012
Khalil Beckwith has never been formally diagnosed with lactose intolerance. He just knows that drinking milk makes him feel lousy.
"When I drink milk with nothing else ... finishing the carton can be a nauseating endeavor," said Beckwith, a senior at...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 10:30 PM
NORTHEAST GLENDALE — Playing tournament host as well as in its home opener, the Glendale Community College women’s basketball team relied on solid defense to get in the win column for the first time of the young season.
But as coach Carrie...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Corina Knoll’s Column One article about Adali Gutierrez, a 20-year-old raising his four younger siblings in El Monte after their parents’ shooting death, has prompted an outpouring of support from Times readers....
| May 1, 2011
A once-successful toy executive and family man suffering from depression begins communicating through a beaver hand puppet. With Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster and Anton Yelchin. Written by Kyle Killen. Directed by Foster. Summit...
| Jan 22, 2011
| 4:35 PM
At an emotionally charged hearing Saturday on Chicago's South Side, U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush grilled top law enforcement officials about whether they respond forcefully enough when African-American and Hispanic children are reported missing or potentially...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 2:27 PM
Assistant City Manager Yasmin Beers has been named Glendale’s interim city manager. She will take over for City Manager Jim Starbird, who is retiring in December.
Scott Ochoa, city manager of Monrovia, will be replacing Starbird in January.
| Nov 30, 2011
| 9:24 AM
Although looking forward to retirement, City Manager Jim Starbird said he was envious of his replacement as he bid adieu to the City Council at his final meeting Tuesday night.
“I find myself being very envious of the young man who now gets to...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 7:41 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal health regulators are leaning toward adding new information about the risk of blood clots to the labels of widely prescribed birth control pills such as Yaz, in light of growing evidence suggesting the newer contraceptive...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 7:49 PM
Once considered visual clutter, street advertisements were touted as important tools for local merchants Tuesday as the Glendale City Council unanimously voted in favor of lifting a 50-year ban on pedestrian signs.
“If they’re going to have...