| Oct 6, 2010
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...
| Oct 13, 2010
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...
| Oct 16, 2010
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,...
| Oct 23, 2010
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...
| Oct 26, 2010
| 7:26 PM
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...
| Jul 4, 2015
| 11:45 AM
When I was in medical school 20 years ago, a professor spent just five minutes talking about measles. After a brief description he simply said "you'll likely never see this in your career, thanks to immunizations."
Childhood vaccines wiped out so many...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 1:24 PM
While treatment of the single case of the "superbug" reported last week at USC-Verdugo Hills Hospital continues, county health department officials said one case is not cause for alarm.
On March 17, USC-Verdugo Hills Hospital Interim CEO Paul Craig...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 7:17 PM
La Cañada resident Taylor Winter was just 12 when she was diagnosed with Cushing’s disease, a condition caused by a tumor on the pituitary gland that affects everything from organ function and sleep to hormone levels and body growth.
| Jan 30, 2015
| 2:15 PM
What began as a curious story of a small measles outbreak in, of all places, the so-called Happiest Place on Earth, Disneyland, has stretched to nearly 100 cases across eight states and into Mexico.
With all the health problems that can befall people,...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 2:05 PM
At least one La Cañada High School student has been diagnosed with pertussis, prompting school and health officials to inform families about whooping cough and the importance of receiving vaccinations and booster shots to protect against communicable...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 12:48 PM
FRESNO — A mosquito that can carry dengue and yellow fever has been found in California, prompting intense eradication efforts in the Central Valley and warnings from officials about how to keep the pest from spreading.
"It could change the way we...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 11:39 AM
A mosquito sample collected in Glendale tested positive for West Nile virus, making it the first sign of the disease in the city this year.
The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District confirmed Friday the infected mosquito sample was collected...