| Nov 3, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Julie Taymor, who was booted from the director's chair of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" before the show opened on Broadway in June, will be eligible for consideration in the best director category for the Tony Awards....
| Jun 19, 2011
The President and the Assassin: McKinley, Terror, and Empire at the Dawn of the American Century
Random House: 432 pp., $28
Veteran journalist Scott Miller has done something very interesting in his first book: He has conjoined two kinds...
| Jun 19, 2011
| 10:10 AM
The clock was turned back to the 1950s for the Annual Volunteer Awards Luncheon at Verdugo Hills Hospital. “Rock Around the Clock” was the luncheon theme in the Council Room-turned-diner on June 11. And, indeed, more than 200 volunteers work...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 5:05 PM
Claude James Welker, who grew up in Burbank, died Feb. 9. He was 69.
Born Dec. 5, 1941, Welker attended William McKinley Elementary School, David Starr Jordan Junior High School and John Burroughs High School. He served in the Army in the late 1950s....
| May 8, 2012
| 6:03 PM
Our favorite gleeks go to prom and there's a sweet surprise ending!
Confession: I'm a 16-year-old girl trapped inside of a 24-year-old body and thus, I was probably more excited about this week's"Glee"than normal people would be. Student body president...
| May 22, 2012
| 5:56 PM
Now it's time to say goodbye to the graduates at William McKinley High.
This week's glee club assignment is, appropriately enough, "Goodbye." Mr. Schu asks the underclassmen to perform a song for the seniors and vice versa. Then he delivers a heartfelt...
| May 29, 2012
| 6:50 PM
It was an afternoon of challenging carnival games, picnicking, enjoying the company of family and friends, and indulging in treats such as hand-dipped candy apples. It was an evening of classic rock ‘n' roll.
That's how the students, faculty,...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 5:18 AM
Recovery efforts on Alaska's Mount McKinley were suspended Sunday because of environmental hazards following an avalanche thought to have killed four Japanese climbers, the National Park Service said.
The avalanche on the western side of the mountain,...
| Jun 21, 2012
100 Years Ago
For the birds
Tips in the household section of the Times:
"Seasonable table linens: The all over tablecloth at luncheon is hopelessly old fashioned, the polished wood must show somewhere.
Putting away winter clothing:
| Dec 6, 2011
| 4:58 PM
Spoiler alert: This recap contains the results of this year's glee club sectionals competition.
And the winner is...New Directions. Obviously. Seriously, who did you think was going to win? We wouldn't have much of a season if our star glee kids didn't...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 4:49 PM
Valentine's Day comes early to William McKinley High School.
After a brief holiday hiatus, our favorite glee kids are back and sappier...I mean, more romantic...than ever. Case in point? The show opener with the Grease classic "Summer Nights" starring...