Archive for March, 2012

Fuel Efficiency for SUVs

Fuel Efficiency for SUVs

Americans have once again been hit with high fuel prices, a gallon of gasoline up above the $4 per gallon for the third time since 2008. Even with that, many Americans also still seem to want the features that a sport utility vehicle can offer. Can expensive fuel and useful family vehicles exist in the […]

I hadn’t dined at the QQ World Buffet since a change in management

It was late Sunday afternoon at the “all you can eat” place when we arrived at the spacious, two-level, free-standing QQ located at 900 N. Central Ave. in Glendale, and the buffet was winding down to a low hum. Some especially popular items, notably the fresh shrimp, mussels, and roast beef, were gone for the […]

What Our Readers Are Saying

Dear Tolucan Times and Mr. Crosby: Please accept my sincerest thank you to The Tolucan Times and Mr. Crosby to buck all politically correct and false facts about Big Oil and the production, use, and exploration of oil in America and around the world. It took real guts for Mr. Crosby and you, The Tolucan […]

Not Easy

It wasn’t easy as it looked, but Kentucky and Kansas advanced to the Final Four last Sunday, while Ohio State and Louisville did the same on Saturday. The Wildcats’ 82-70 beat down of Baylor in the South Regional Final was onesided, but the Jayhawks’ 80-67 win over North Carolina in the Midwest Regional wasn’t decided […]

Lancers Restaurant

For decades, Lancers has been dishing up the best breakfast, lunch, and dinners. The ultimate community mainstay, Lancers is one of the best restaurants in Burbank. Open daily from 5:30 a.m. to midnight, a great meal always awaits you at Lancers. Lancers will be open for a traditional Easter dinner. All dinners are served with […]

Knights, Falcons Escape

St. Francis High’s David Olmedo-Barrera had one thing on his mind when he entered the batter’s box last Friday afternoon at Jackie Robinson Field: get the runner home from third base. With the bases loaded and one out, Olmedo-Barrera’s single lifted the host Golden Knights to a 2-1 victory over Notre Dame in a Mission […]


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Rosie’s Story

Rosie’s Story

By Lisa Gizara Little pink Rosie was our foster “daughter” until we found a wonderful organization that was able to re-home her. These wonderful rescue organizations throughout the United States dedicate themselves to preserving the lives of pets too often cast away and left at shelters. Rosie’s story is a happy one, but […]

Mayor Villaraigosa Announces $3.3 Million in Grants for Job Training in High Growth, High Wage Industries

Investment in Local Workforce Includes Training Programs in Eight Key Industries  LOS ANGELES – Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, joined by Councilmember Paul Koretz, and business, labor, and community groups, announced $3.3 million in federal Workforce Investment Act grants for job training programs in high growth, high wage industries. The grants will fund training for 1,000 workers […]

There’s Still Time Left to Enter The Tolucan Times’ Columnist Contest!

Do your friends tell you that you could host your own talk show? Do people come to you for advice? Are you an expert in something and want to share your knowledge? Are your anecdotes a hit at parties? Well, this is your moment! We’re looking for a new voice in the pages of our […]