| Jul 10, 2012
| 7:58 AM
With temperatures on the rise, Southern California was bracing for the arrival in earnest of fire season.
On Monday, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Altadena station announced that the fire danger level in the Angeles National Forest had...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 11:36 AM
The Glendale Bear appears to be getting impatient. Hunger waits for no man or beast.
La Crescenta resident Kelly MacDonald said the bear -- known by some as Meatball -- returned to her home early Monday morning for the second time in recent weeks, this...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 7:04 PM
The bear affectionately known as "Glen Bearian" or "Meatball" proclaims his love for food in trash cans and makes high-minded allusions to everything from top-40 songs to the Egyptian revolution. He gives bear hugs, tweets wisecracks and once even...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 2:00 PM
After snoozing nearly five hours in a Glendale tree, the bear known to his social media fans as “Glen Bearian” and “Meatball” has been tranquilized by California Department of Fish and Game officers, officials said.
| Jul 16, 2012
| 9:27 AM
Glendale's most famous bear might be back in the forest, but officials wonder if it's only a matter of time before the unrelenting ursine returns to the foothills to forage for trash.
The 400-pound male black bear, known to his social media fans as "Glen...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 11:37 PM
Sometimes it's all about the timing of things that make can make a normal day exciting.
KidWorks, a special charity that helps children in the heart of Santa Ana, knew it would have an annual luncheon just before the college football game: UCLA vs. USC....
| Nov 21, 2012
| 8:01 PM
I suppose it is downright anti-American to voice protest concerning Black Friday. OK, I get it; I am working for a publication that exists based on ad revenue. Further, I fully understand that the American retail economy is uber-dependent on fourth...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 1:26 PM
Glendale authorities were on the lookout Wednesday for a bear that was found sitting next to an open refrigerator in a resident's garage in the early morning hours.
A man who lives in the 3700 block of Beechglen Drive heard noises around 3 a.m. and got...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 11:11 AM
Trash cans are turning into nightly dinner buffets for the big black bear that continues to visit the Glendale and La Crescenta areas.
After a meal of meatballs and tuna Wednesday night, the bear apparently wished to add fruit to his diet, plucking...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 11:20 AM
The potential impacts of what one meteorologist called "the strongest storm of the season" are becoming clearer as rain and snow approach Friday and Southland residents begin taking precautionary measures against the bad weather.
The National Weather...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 10:53 AM
The weekend storm is gone and temperatures will warm up as the week progresses, the National Weather Service said Monday.
Residents can expect rain and snow to stop if it hasn’t already, and skies should be clear until at least Friday, said NWS...