| 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...
| Feb 16, 2011
It is now East meets West for cancer patients at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center, which recently started offering acupuncture and other supplementary treatments through a new educational partnership.
Interns from Emperor's College of...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 3:19 PM
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...
| 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...
| 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.