| Jun 3, 2014
| 12:58 PM
Predeceased by her husband, Allesandro Jardini M.D. Survived by her sons Albert Jardini (Jolanta), Andre Jardini (Gwen Freeman), Mark Jardini, Daniel Jardini (Sonia Rodriguez), Edward Jardini (Pamela), her grandchildren Tristan Jardini (Jennifer),...
| May 16, 2014
| 1:21 PM
I spend a lot of column space writing about the Common Core Curriculum and preparing our students for their future. But what about preparing them for ours?
I’ve spent much of the last few weeks in the end-of-life arena alongside various friends and...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Artists Drew Struzan and the late Bob Peak may not be household names, but their movie posters have graced the walls of museums and galleries as well as countless homes and college dorm rooms.
Struzan's more than 150 posters include ones for "Blade...
| May 30, 2014
| 12:19 PM
The last day of school in the Glendale Unified School District, including graduation and promotion ceremonies, is June 3.
Wilson Middle School eighth-graders will attend promotion activities at 9:30 a.m. on the school's athletic field, while promotion...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 5:26 PM
Al F. Dossin, a longtime Burbank resident and former mayor, died on Feb. 28 in the Media City. He was 84.
Viewing is from 5 to 9 p.m. tonight at Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills and graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Forest Lawn.
| Mar 27, 2014
| 9:05 AM
When Bruce Merritt, a longtime member of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, volunteered to research the church’s history in preparation for its 125th anniversary, he didn’t realize that it would turn into a multiyear project.
| Mar 31, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Bruce Lazenby remembers the spring morning when the management staff of Rose Hills Memorial Park in Whittier gathered in a boardroom, baffled by the events of the weekend.
In two days, the cemetery had seen Dodger Stadium-size crowds of Chinese...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 4:41 PM
Former mayor Al F. Dossin lived his life the way he wanted to live it.
He never said much, even while he served on the City Council. But he was devoted to his wife, Lorraine and family.
About 20 people came to his graveside service last Wednesday at...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 9:57 AM
Barbara Arnold, a long-time resident of La Caņada/Flintridge, passed away on March 10 following a brief illness. She was born in Los Angeles to Bernice Gilbert Kiggens and Earl Jennings Kiggens and was the eldest of three daughters. When Barbara was...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 7:43 AM
Street closures in downtown Los Angeles for the public funeral for an LAPD officer who was killed last week in a Beverly Hills crash was slowing the morning work commute.
The funeral for Officer Nicholas Lee, a 16-year department veteran, was...
| May 5, 2014
| 3:14 PM
Shirley Petraitis, 87, of Glendale, left her family on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at Le Bleu Chateau, Burbank, California. She was born April 30, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois, to Alfred and Maria Petersen, she was the second of five children. She married John...