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  • The environment deserves our care

    I completely disagree with Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich's "no" vote on banning single-use plastic bags in the county and his reasons for doing so ("Not the proper time for a bag ban," Nov. 24). He claims it puts an unfair burden on...
  • Airport tests CNG-powered bus

    Testing is underway at Bob Hope Airport that could spell the end of the facility’s diesel-powered bus fleet. The test involves a bus that is fueled by compressed natural gas. If the test is successful, airport commissioners could decide to convert...
  • Mailbag: We need alternative transportation

    As an American, Southern Californian, resident and an inhabitant of this planet, it profoundly embarrasses me that we continue to spend billions of dollars to widen freeways, while cutting Metrolink train service ("Metrolink fares to increase," April 28)....
  • Range of fees set to rise

    CITY HALL — Everything from water to trash pickup will likely be more expensive after the City Council on Tuesday tentatively approved raising rates to help meet increased costs. The fee hikes must still come back June 22 for a final vote as...
  • Statistics show rise in Glendale median home prices

    Statistics show rise in Glendale median home prices
    Glendale's inventory of single-family homes for sale shrank last month, while the median price rose past the $700,000 mark, a 13% jump from the same time last year, according to the latest real estate statistics. The median price for a single-family...
  • Local groups want California legislature to back state fracking moratorium

    More than 100 environmental and community groups, including Burbank and Glendale organizations, Thursday sent a letter to the California Legislature urging lawmakers to support a moratorium on the oil-production method of hydraulic fracturing, or...
  • Average gasoline price in California hits nearly $4 a gallon

    Average gasoline price in California hits nearly $4 a gallon
    For the first time in months, most Californians are shelling out more than $4 for a gallon of regular gasoline. And with the busy summer driving season ahead, prices are likely to move even higher, fuel analysts said. It's a rite of spring as...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Mastering punctuation is an art form

    Sister Dolores was a most persnickety teacher. I had her in the eighth grade at St. Frances of Rome. I kid you not; she was the reincarnation of Baron Von Steuben. If you’ve been to Valley Forge, you’d understand the metaphor. The baron was...
  • News-Press Editorial: Family's loss is a lesson for all

    News-Press Editorial: Family's loss is a lesson for all
    Despite the heart-wrenching, devastating loss of her 20-year-old daughter who died in a gas station bathroom after using heroin, a local mother showed extraordinary courage last week in reliving the story during a meeting sponsored by the Crescenta Valley...
  • Gas thefts on the rise in Glendale

    Gas thefts on the rise in Glendale
    Glendale police fear a spike in fuel thefts last month may signal a growing trend. Nine gas siphoning thefts — most of which occurred in South Glendale and most of which involved SUVs — were reported in July. They involved thieves cutting...
  • Shakespeare, illuminated and cut to the bone

    Shakespeare, illuminated and cut to the bone
    The set isn’t finished. No costumes, no special lighting. Cables and portable fans litter the aisles. Actor John Sloan takes center stage and positions himself on a circular metal grid. Behind him and off to one side is a wooden throne mounted on...
  • Verdugo Views: The wild ride of Ruth Charles

    Verdugo Views: The wild ride of Ruth Charles
    Ruth Radwanski and her new husband, Richard, came here in 1947, driving from the Detroit area in a new Dodge convertible, a wedding gift from his parents. They bought a house on West Stocker Street. She got a job as an organist at a local church and...