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Diseases and Illnesses

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  • Cancer survivor gives back

    WEST BURBANK — Marla Zack lost her mother, stepmother, aunt and several friends to breast cancer, but when she was diagnosed with the illness two years ago, she knew she was going to be different. She was going to survive. Now Zack, a 45-year-...
  • Organizations: Students win Noon Lion poster contest

    Burbank Noon Lions recently recognized local level competition winners in the annual Lions Clubs International Peace Poster Contest during an awards presentation on Nov. 22 at the Burbank Central Library. First-level winners are Tnick Trivimol, Jordan...
  • Preschool marks Mitzvah day with trike race

    Preschool marks Mitzvah day with trike race
    Decked out in helmets and protective padding, students at the Burbank Temple Emanu El Preschool pedaled with fury Wednesday, racing their tricycles to benefit children being treated at two local Providence medical centers. "They need to learn to give as...
  • Burbank victory in the pink

    BURBANK HIGH — There was a more important issue at stake Tuesday when the Burbank High girls' volleyball team took on Crescenta Valley. Getting a win was definitely important, as the Bulldogs and Falcons are fighting for a top-three spot the...
  • Burbank earns league sweep

    GIRLS' VOLLEYBALL Burbank d. Pasadena, 25-20, 26-24, 25-19: The Bulldogs stayed in the hunt for a top-three finish in the Pacific League with a victory Thursday at Pasadena. Sarah Tubert had seven kills, 18 assists and three blocks and Reilly Brennan...
  • Magnolia Park Optimist Club installs officers

    The installation of new officers and directors of the Magnolia Park Optimist Club for the 2010-11 year was held on Sept. 16 at the Elks club. Former Lt. Gov. Jim Lloyd first retired the outgoing officers — President Terry Scott, and board members,...
  • Saint Joseph's turns to the East

    Saint Joseph's turns to the East
    It is now East meets West for cancer patients at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center, which recently started offering acupuncture and other supplementary treatments through a new educational partnership. Interns from Emperor's College of...
  • Specialty food store set to open

    Specialty food store set to open
    Pam MacDonald’s answer to the scarcity of gluten-free products will open its store doors in three weeks on West Magnolia Boulevard. When it opens, it will become the largest such store in the nation, representatives said. Pam MacD’s Gluten...
  • Legendary guitar maker dies

    Travis Bean, a life-long Burbank resident who revolutionized guitar manufacturing with his aluminum-necked instruments, died on July 10 after a nearly two-decade battle with cancer. He was 63. Bean broke into the electric guitar manufacturing business...
  • Aktion Club enjoys annual convention

    September was the month that the Burbank For Fun Kiwanis Aktion Club joined a lot of other Aktion Clubs at Wonder Valley for their annual convention. This event continues to grow exponentially every year. It is a great time for learning and renewing...
  • Hospital guild celebrates anniversary

    Providence St. Joseph Medical Center Guild celebrated its 65th anniversary with a luncheon featuring a history lesson and lively music on Nov. 19 at Lakeside Golf Club. President Kathleen Marsden and event co-chairwomen Karen Barragan and Terry...
  • Resident builds wheelchair ramp for neighbor

    The two cement steps leading to Mary Jane Cannon’s front door in the 1300 block of Fairview Avenue are no more than 18 inches high. With her folding aluminum ramp — she has been in a wheelchair since a car accident at the age of 16 —...