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  • 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 —...
  • Armenian artist keeps medieval drawings alive

    Armenian artist keeps medieval drawings alive
    The front desk at Roslin Art Gallery used to be where Seeroon Yeretzian would sketch fantastical drawings of peacocks, serpents and colorful flora that, with a mix of oils and gold foil, took on an illuminated, glow-in-the-dark quality. VIDEO: Artist...
  • Honoring the memory of a loved one: Area dance academy to present 'Priceless Soul' at GCC

    Honoring the memory of a loved one: Area dance academy to present 'Priceless Soul' at GCC
    When Anna Djanbazian lost her brother after his battle with colon cancer, she grieved the only way that seemed natural to her — through dance. “As soon as it happened, I felt I needed to do something,” she said. It took Djanbazian, who...
  • Donations could help dress up a special night for kidney-disease survivors

    Donations could help dress up a special night for kidney-disease survivors
    A gently used dress in the back of a closet could make a young woman’s evening special later this month as the Renal Support Network prepares for its 15th annual Renal Teen Prom for young kidney-disease survivors and their guests. The...
  • Video: California residents cautioned to look out for yellow fever mosquito

    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...
  • Community: Survivors honored at Courage Awards luncheon

    Community: Survivors honored at Courage Awards luncheon
    Four cancer survivors were lauded for their strength in battling the disease during the Courage Awards luncheon earlier this month at the Brandview Connection. The event was presented by the Glendale Adventist Medical Center's Dr. Norick Bogossian Cancer...
  • Mosquito sample in Glendale tests positive for West Nile virus

    Mosquito sample in Glendale tests positive for West Nile virus
    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...
  • Bikers ride for Nana

    Bikers ride for Nana
    For 17-year-old Joslyn Castillo, nothing was quite as tasty as Nana's Salvadorian rice and bean dish and sweet fried plantains. Nana, 65, spent hours in the kitchen, happily cooking meals for Joslyn and her family. But six years ago, Nana's joy of...
  • Yard sale at Americana at Brand has a celebrity twist

    Yard sale at Americana at Brand has a celebrity twist
    If Teri Hatcher could snag a few items from her own celebrity yard sale, they would include a cashmere sweater from Ellen DeGeneres' closet and a pair of "really sexy" high heels from "Modern Family" star Julie Bowen. "Hollywood is definitely a generous...
  • Tests confirm West Nile in tri-city area

    Tests confirm West Nile in tri-city area
    Eight samples in the tri-city region, including two dead crows, have tested positive for West Nile virus, prompting warnings from vector control officials. The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District collected three positive mosquito samples...