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  • Verdugo Pool hosts meningitis talk with Olympic medalist Dara Torres

    Verdugo Pool hosts meningitis talk with Olympic medalist Dara Torres
    Dozens of young swimmers hopped into the Verdugo Pool on Tuesday with twelve-time Olympic medalist Dara Torres to swim 24 laps, signifying that meningococcal meningitis can claim a life in just 24 hours.
  • Burb's Eye View: Head cold puts damper on weekend

    Burb's Eye View: Head cold puts damper on weekend
    I had plans. Big, juicy ones. I had the kinds of plans that enable men to conquer mountains (or at least the hills above downtown Burbank). I was going to write and hike and take in the warm air while the entire northeast United States seemingly...

    Letter: Join in the fight against Alzheimer's

    On April 9, more than 800 people living with Alzheimer’s, caregivers and advocates from across the nation will gather in Washington, D.C. for the 26th annual Alzheimer’s Assn. Advocacy Forum. Representing millions of people impacted by...

    In Theory: Belgium, suffering children and euthanasia

    The small European country of Belgium is in the news after its parliament voted to remove age restrictions from the country's euthanasia laws. If King Philippe signs the bill into law, it means children will be eligible for euthanasia. Belgium has...

    Alaska Airlines pilot found dead near I-5 died of natural causes

    Alaska Airlines pilot found dead near I-5 died of natural causes
    The 55-year-old veteran Alaska Airlines pilot found dead on a 5 Freeway offramp in Burbank in October died of natural causes, authorities said Thursday. The man — Lee Morris of Richland, Wash. — died of atherosclerotic heart disease, said Los...