| 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...
| 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 18, 2011
| 3:13 PM
A cardiologist, endocrinologist, psychiatrist, nurse practitioner and allergist. These five medical professionals in Burbank and Glendale may have different specialties, but they have one source of income in common — drug companies.
Since 2009, 33...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 5:17 PM
Reece LoCicero, the 5-year-old La Crescenta Elementary School kindergarten student suffering from an undiagnosed illness, has been accepted into an elite research program at the National Institutes of Health, officials confirmed Friday.
The child and...
| Mar 25, 2011
| 2:29 PM
Dustin Hucks crossed his own personal finish line beat up and tired. The run from Burbank to Lubbock, Texas in 2009 was supposed to take a month, was supposed to raise $1 million for cancer research and was supposed to begin with a media sendoff in Johnny...
| Dec 31, 2010
| 6:44 PM
Several area Girl Scouts are seeing a longtime dream come true today as participants in the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade.
The young women have all received their Gold Award, the organization’s highest in honor, qualifying them for the...
| Jan 3, 2011
Residents of Glendale, Burbank and nearby areas are less likely to be admitted to hospitals for preventable medical problems than other California residents, according to a new state study.
The study, commissioned by the California Office of Statewide...
| Jan 30, 2011
Sitting upon an inflatable plastic pillow on her chair, 76-year-old Lyn Joyce picked up a 4-pound medicine ball and lifted it across her body as if she were swinging a golf club.
"You really have to fight for your balance," the La Crescenta resident...
| Mar 25, 2011
| 6:39 PM
The YWCA of Glendale is having its 14th annual Legacy Luncheon beginning at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at The Castaway Restaurant in Burbank.
This year’s luncheon will honor five women with the Heart & Excellence Awards and two high school seniors with...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 7:13 PM
Family members and local officials unveiled a new sign Wednesday at Glendale’s Transportation Center in honor of former Mayor Larry Zarian, who died in October.
The Amtrak and Metrolink rail station at 400 W. Cerritos Ave. was dubbed the Larry...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 4:53 PM
“A Representative Life” was more than just a slogan for former Congressman Carlos Moorhead — it was his legacy.
That was the central message relayed during Moorhead's memorial service on Saturday, attended by dozens of friends, family...