| Nov 20, 2010
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...
| May 17, 2010
When doctors 10 years ago diagnosed Mary Strauss with breast cancer, the retired bookkeeper was forced to confront a condition that for much of her life went unnamed.
"Growing up, we never talked about cancer," said Strauss, 76, of La Cañada. "It was the...
| Jul 10, 2010
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-...
| Dec 4, 2010
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...
| 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...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 4:49 PM
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.
| Jan 22, 2014
| 6:46 PM
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...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 6:16 PM
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.
| Jan 5, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Lori Hartwell didn't go to her senior prom.
Throughout her teenage years, the 46-year-old was on dialysis for chronic kidney disease. Diagnosed at 2 years old, she had two failed kidney transplants before she reached 20.
Fourteen years ago, a few...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 1:58 PM
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...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 5:12 PM
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...
| 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...