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  • Verdugo Views: The unlikely origin story of Kenneth Village

    Verdugo Views: The unlikely origin story of Kenneth Village
    The story behind Kenneth Village, the cluster of shops on Kenneth Road between Sonora and Grandview avenues in northwest Glendale, goes back to a time before those streets even existed. It was a time when it was open country, west of the little...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Watching, worrying and waiting

    Watching, worrying and waiting
    While the world watches Japan struggle to overcome the effects of a deadly tsunami, earthquakes and nuclear radiation leaks, Junko Nakayama watches more closely than most. Nakayama, trainer for the La Crescenta Valley High School baseball team, said a...
  • Fewer passengers flying out of Bob Hope

    Fewer passengers flying out of Bob Hope
    BURBANK — The number of passengers at Bob Hope Airport dropped 5% in March, confounding officials who on Monday said the decline was greater than expected. The loss of 7,497 passengers compared with the same period last year was 2% lower than...
  • 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 Caņada 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...