| Mar 14, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Rocco Mongelli, known by family and friends as “Rocky,” passed on Monday, March 10, at 11:30 am. Rocky was the son of Joseph and Antonia Mongelli, the spouse of Julia Mongelli, and the father of Antoinette (Greg Critser), Madeline (Doug...
| 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.
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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.
| Apr 22, 2014
| 5:01 PM
Passed peacefully in his home on April 14, 2014. Dick was born May 31, 1928 in Boston, Massachusetts. His parents were Arthur and Bessie (Mangum) Saunders. Dick was raised along with his older brother Arthur, in Auburn, New Hampshire by his paternal...
| 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...
| 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.