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Diseases and Illnesses

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 —...
  • Blood drive organized to help children

    When 5-year-old Matthew Fernandez’s leukemia diagnosis because public in April, Michele Ramos knew she had to do more than just help the family with groceries. “You cannot help but look your children in the eyes and wonder if this could have...
  • CV can't hold off Burbank

    LA CRESCENTA — Conflicting school colors blended into a unified shade of pink for Tuesday afternoon's Pacific League girls' volleyball game between Burbank High and host Crescenta Valley. The Bulldogs and the Falcons both donned pink jerseys for the...
  • Susan Georgino elected to airport authority

    Longtime Burbank resident and former Director of Burbank's Redevelopment Agency Susan Georgino was elected with the full of support of the city council support to replace Charles Lombardo to the Burbank, Glendale, Pasadena Airport Authority. Lombardo...
  • 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...
  • Changing lives in Botswana

    The phrase "life-changing experience" has a new meaning for two Burbank High School teachers. Gaborone, the capital of Botswana, has been a sister city of Burbank since 1975 after the request of a former city mayor, but there has never been an official...
  • Keep A Breast reps visit Burroughs

    Advanced art students at Burroughs High School fielded questions from Keep A Breast Foundation representatives on Thursday about their schoolwide fundraising campaign to fund breast cancer research. The students have teamed up with the school's health...
  • Mailbag: Stop doing 'No. 3' in public

    Stop doing 'No. 3' in public Tuesday evening, the City Council passed an ordinance further restricting smoking in multi-unit housing. For those who have thought of quitting smoking, this might be a good time to quit. All over the country, people are...
  • Transplants give Burbank woman the gift of life

    Transplants give Burbank woman the gift of life
    Monica O'Brien is celebrating the gift of life. The 33-year-old Burbank resident has survived three liver transplants and despite the odds, gave birth to a daughter in July. O'Brien was born with hepatitis C but wasn't diagnosed until after high...
  • Sudsy soiree

    Sudsy soiree
    The seventh-annual "Evening with the Stars Celebrity Gala" was a soap-opera fan's wildest dream come true. For a $100 donation to the La Crescenta-based Desi Geestman Foundation, guests mingled with daytime's stars from "Young & the Restless", "The Bold...