| 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...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 3:00 PM
This is a short, vigorous walk that unites two of Griffith Park's most charming features — the vintage 1926 merry-go-round and the ruins of the park's original zoo.
1. Begin your walk at the parking lot off Crystal Springs Drive that serves the...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 9:59 PM
For decades in Hollywood, Mickey Rooney led a charmed life.
He acted opposite Judy Garland and Elizabeth Taylor, collecting award nominations for performances praised by the likes of Cary Grant, Gore Vidal and Tennessee Williams. He married starlets and...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 5:42 AM
Officials are warning commuters to avoid the northbound 101 Freeway in downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday between 10:30 a.m. and noon as funeral services are held for a motorcycle officer who died several days after he was struck by an SUV.
| Dec 16, 2013
| 6:20 AM
Paul Walker's "Fast and Furious" costars opened up over the weekend as his ashes were interred during a private ceremony at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in the Hollywood Hills.
Tyrese Gibson, who reportedly attended the private ceremony along with fellow...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Philip Glass, who turned 76 the last day of January, held a large sway over opera and music during 2013. Walt Disney, who died 47 years ago this month, held his own sway over classical music and opera. One sway, moreover, led to and importantly...
| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The longtime Los Angeles police officer killed last week in a Beverly Hills crash will be laid to rest Thursday following a public funeral service at a downtown cathedral.
The funeral for Officer Nicholas Lee, a nearly 16-year department veteran,...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 10:49 AM
Hundreds of Los Angeles police officers drove in a procession to Glendale's Forest Lawn Thursday following an emotional farewell to Nicholas Lee, the veteran officer killed last week in a Beverly Hills crash.
California Gov. Jerry Brown and Atty. Gen....
| Mar 14, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Good morning, 818 readers. In the Glendale area today, the high will be 74 and low near 52, according to the National Weather Service.
Here are the top headlines in your region this morning:
- The fire that ripped through a Burbank triplex on...