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  • Congress attempts to change captivity rules for orcas, marine life

    Congress attempts to change captivity rules for orcas, marine life
    In a bipartisan decision Thursday, U.S. Congress took a step to change how orcas are kept in captivity, a debate propelled by the 2013 documentary “Blackfish,” which tells the story of Tilikum, a 12,000-pound killer-whale who killed Sea World trainer Dawn Brancheau in 2010.
  • On the Town: Seasonal soirees serve up tradition

    On the Town: Seasonal soirees serve up tradition
    Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or “Festivus” (Google it non-”Seinfeld” fans), this time of year is rife with holiday traditions. Two of Burbank’s long-standing yuletide events added to their history as...

    California leads U.S. in science and engineering employment

    California leads U.S. in science and engineering employment
    California leads U.S. states in science and engineering employment, according to a new report from researchers at the National Science Foundation. In 2011, the state employed 786,653 people in science and engineering jobs — nearly 14% of the 5.7...

    It's a k-rail block party in La Cañada Flintridge

    It's a k-rail block party in La Cañada Flintridge
    It's not been unusual in recent years to see k-rails in hillside neighborhoods of La Cañada Flintridge decorated for each season. While living next to the mud-blocking barriers that were installed after the 2009 Station fire, residents have added...

    K-rails on their way out

    K-rails on their way out
    All but one neighborhood in La Cañada Flintridge will see the mud-blocking barriers known as k-rails disappear from their streets. The City Council voted on Monday night to remove the barriers that were installed on streets that interfaced with the 2009...