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  • Banh mi goes gourmet; here's 11 of Los Angeles' best

    Banh mi goes gourmet; here's 11 of Los Angeles' best

    The latest wave of sandwich shops (Hero Shop, Superba Food + Bread, Trencher) and modern Vietnamese cafes (East Borough, Phorage) in Los Angeles have generated tantalizing new spins on banh mi, the beloved Vietnamese sandwich that is the culinary result of French colonialism in Southeast Asia. ...

  • Five Chinese restaurants where MSG isn't on the menu

    Five Chinese restaurants where MSG isn't on the menu

    Monosodium glutamate: Love it or hate it? Some people are convinced it’s toxic, though there isn't much science behind that claim. Others compare it with table salt. Regardless of which camp you fall into, it’s no secret that MSG is used heavily in restaurants – especially in traditional Chinese...

  • The A to Z of Los Angeles pizza

    The A to Z of Los Angeles pizza

    In celebration of National Pizza Day, here's a run-down of Los Angeles pizza, including go-to delivery spots, Chicago-style, New York-style, Neapolitan-style and New York-Naples hybrids. Here's where to get your gooey, cheesy, melty, crispy- and/or chewy-crusted pizza fix. 800 Degrees Neapolitan...

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  • City officials seem to be addicted to development

    The Glendale News-Press recently ran a “Glendale’s Best” survey to determine the opinion of Glendale residents on a wide-ranging list of businesses. Why not run a survey to find out how many Glendalians want more apartments built in the downtown area? I don’t have a very large social circle but...

  • Glendale authorities warn of hidden hazards during the holiday season

    Glendale authorities warn of hidden hazards during the holiday season

    The living room looked like any other during the holidays — a homey space dotted with old furniture and presents piled high beneath a Christmas tree. It took only 40 seconds for it all to be consumed by flames. Each year, roughly 200 house fires are caused or made worse by Christmas trees. About...

  • Glendale youths arrested on suspicion of arson

    Glendale youths arrested on suspicion of arson

    A trio of suspicious fires that were set in Glendale sometime Sunday are said to have been started by a pair of juveniles, according to authorities. The fires were set in close proximity to one another in the 1300 block of Thompson Avenue, according to Tahnee Lightfoot, a spokeswoman for the Glendale...

  • The Whiteboard Jungle: Toasty temps contrast traditional feel of holiday season

    The Whiteboard Jungle: Toasty temps contrast traditional feel of holiday season

    “Oh, the weather outside is frightful.” That’s how the 1945 Sammy Cahn/Jule Styne “Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow!” song begins. For those of us in Los Angeles, “frightful” has taken on a new meaning. Ever since the 92-degree high on Thanksgiving, rarely have we had normal weather for this...

  • Lawsuit alleging negligence in injury of La Cañada High student to be heard by jury

    Lawsuit alleging negligence in injury of La Cañada High student to be heard by jury

    Attorneys representing a La Cañada High School senior are preparing for a Jan. 22 trial against La Cañada Unified School District, claiming negligence by district employees led to the student’s serious injury during a May 2016 school assembly. According to a trial brief filed with the Los Angeles...

  • Rose Bowl Riders make room for horses threatened by Creek fire

    Rose Bowl Riders make room for horses threatened by Creek fire

    As the Creek fire raged above Sylmar on Tuesday, Dec. 5, threatening homes, farms and stables and leading to the mandatory evacuation of thousands of residents, a small group of local horse lovers moved mountains to find temporary homes for displaced horses. Volunteers with Rose Bowl Riders and...

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