| 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,...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 3:14 PM
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...
| 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...
| Aug 14, 2015
| 4:41 PM
Residents of La Cañada Flintridge are being advised to take measures to prevent mosquito bites, after the West Nile Virus was recently identified in a mosquito sample collected near the intersection of Foothill Boulevard and Oak Grove Drive.
Levy Sun, a...
| Jul 18, 2015
| 3:23 PM
Maybe it’s the heat. Maybe it’s the fact that it’s mid-July and I have yet to enter a swimming pool this summer. Maybe it’s just that life leaves me filled with confusion.
All I know is, I’ve got an awful lot of questions...
| 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...