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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Gasoline prices climb to record end-of-year highs

    Gasoline prices climb to record end-of-year highs
    The most expensive year ever for gasoline purchases in the U.S. is heading to a close, but not without one last snatch at motorists' wallets. Pain levels at the pump are rising again in California and across the rest of the nation, assuring that 2011 will...
  • Lowest fuel prices in Burbank, Glendale

    Tired of paying too much at the pump? Look no further. Burbank Costco $3.71, 1051 W Burbank Blvd & N Victory Pl ARCO $3.71, 201 W Alameda Ave & S Lake St & I-5 Shell $3.75, 181 W Alameda Ave & S Lake St & I-5 Chevron (Diesel) $3.95, 2501 W Olive...
  • Gas prices continue to fall in California

    Gas prices continue to fall in California
    In California, the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline fell 6.4 cents over the last week to $3.734 on Monday, according to the U.S. Energy Department's weekly telephone survey of service stations across the nation. That's a drop of 52.3 cents...
  • 'Beach Bus' set to close for the season

    'Beach Bus' set to close for the season
    As August draws to a close, so does another season of the Summer Beach Bus service that is offered in the Foothills each year by the city of La Cañada Flintridge and Los Angeles County. The drive, traffic congestion and high price of gasoline can keep...
  • On the Radar: Labor Day in numbers, Echo Park Lake disappearing and Miss California 2012

    Some 31.5 million Americans are expected to travel more than 50 miles from home over Labor Day weekend, a 2.4 percent decline from 2010, according to AAA.  Due to steep gasoline prices, inflated hotel room rates and high unemployment more people are...
  • $4 gas coming this spring, nearing $5 in some cities by summer

    Maybe you'll want to start salting away money for 2012 fuel costs now. Get ready to see $4-a-gallon gasoline in various parts of the U.S. sometime this spring, according to one prediction. Another prediction says that some of the nation's biggest cities...
  • Electric vehicles can charge for no charge

    Electric vehicles can charge for no charge
    Eleven new electric vehicle charging stations will debut in Burbank this week, and until July 1, motorists will get to plug in for free. After the “holiday rate” — approved by the Burbank City Council this week — the price to...
  • Gas prices fall, but remain at seasonal records

    Pump prices continued to fall over the past week in California and across the rest of the nation, but they remained at record levels for the end of November. The average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in California today is $3.710, according to...
  • Burbank sells city tank for $1

    Burbank sells city tank for $1
    These days a dollar can buy a can of soda, a song on iTunes — or, in the case of South Pasadena, an armored vehicle. Last week the city took delivery of a vehicle known as a Peacekeeper, paying Burbank $1 for the privilege. Burbank originally...