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  • 5 Freeway tunnel reopens, evidence of inferno is erased

    5 Freeway tunnel reopens, evidence of inferno is erased
    Tony Brake had seen tunnel fires before, and given the tower of black smoke and what he could see of the flames, he feared this one was going to be bad. On a Saturday morning in July, a tanker truck carrying 8,700 gallons of gasoline flipped over, and...
  • Still going strong: Montrose waitress slings coffee and good cheer for 44 years

    Still going strong: Montrose waitress slings coffee and good cheer for 44 years
    For the past 44 years, waitress Wanda Bergstrom has made her presence known at City Hall Coffee Shop, an embodiment of stability in the Montrose community. Quick to laugh and radiating with energy at 74, traces of Bergstrom’s mark can be seen in...
  • Glendale Latino Association names man, woman, business of the year

    Glendale Latino Association names man, woman, business of the year
    In keeping with its stated mission of inclusion, the Glendale Latino Assn. chose a top city official, one of its own, and a hospital for its top honors. Glendale City Manager Scott Ochoa, Mercy Velazquez, a past president of the organization, and...
  • Workshop dishes the dirt on composting

    Workshop dishes the dirt on composting
    About 20 Glendale residents learned composting tips Saturday morning, at the city’s Integrated Waste Management building where Regina Wheeler showed residents the worms she maintains there that produce nutrient-rich fertilizer. Wheeler now feeds...
  • Recently opened GameHaüs Café gives an old pastime a new look

    Recently opened GameHaüs Café gives an old pastime a new look
    Now that Terry Chiu and Robert Cron have moved into Glendale’s historic Seeley Studios, they’re on a quest to make new again of what’s old, particularly when it comes to board games. The two longtime friends and board-game aficionados...
  • Hundreds show up to counter Westboro demonstration

    Hundreds show up to counter Westboro demonstration
    Hundreds of people from Burbank and Glendale came out Sunday morning at four Jewel City churches to counter a demonstration by eight members of the Westboro Baptist Church, a group renowned for protesting at gay marriages, military funerals and warning of...
  • LAX officials approve $170 million in road and terminal upgrades

    Almost $170 million in additional improvements for Los Angeles International Airport were approved Monday, including major repairs to the aging upper roadway around the central terminal area. The Board of Airport Commissioners unanimously awarded $80...
  • Iconic Al's Deli shuts its doors

    Iconic Al's Deli shuts its doors
    Customers wanting an infamous Super Combo #1 at Al’s Italian American Delicatessen found last week that the restaurant’s door was locked and brown paper covered its windows. Although the deli has been run by Greg and Rosa Tomassian for...
  • Brown's bullet train? It's going nowhere with many Times readers

    Brown's bullet train? It's going nowhere with many Times readers
    Jerry Brown may not have lost faith in his dream of a bullet train racing across California, but a barrage of grim-news headlines may have been enough to give even the governor pause. Take this sampling from The Times alone in recent days: “More...
  • Caltrans to remove nets from construction sites to save swallows

    Caltrans to remove nets from construction sites to save swallows
    The California Department of Transportation and conservationists have reached a settlement to remove protective netting across two bridges at a highway widening project in Petaluma that were deadly snares for nesting cliff swallows. The nylon netting...
  • Letter: Caltrans concerns were foreseeable

    Our council members like to think of themselves as great visionaries. So why did the public have to read in the News-Press on Jan. 10 that Caltrans confirmed the consistent concerns of the public over planning for the approximately 21 apartment...