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  • Getting primped for the prom

    Getting primped for the prom
    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...
  • 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...
  • Four kidney transplants later, Glendale woman gets retail with fundraising

    Four kidney transplants later, Glendale woman gets retail with fundraising
    Kidney disease is a chronic condition with no cure, but members of the Glendale-based Renal Support Network don’t let that get them down as they “bead” together for a new fundraiser that’s the brainchild of a local woman who’...
  • Top 20 women given grand salute

    Top 20 women given grand salute
    Women from the Glendale, Burbank and Pasadena were recognized for displaying courage, strength and determination on the job and with local organizations during the Women Extraordinaire: Celebrating 20th Anniversary on Wednesday night at the Hilton...
  • In Theory: Should 'Don't Ask' law be repealed?

    The government is debating whether or not to repeal Don't Ask, Don't Tell, the U.S. military's 17-year-old policy prohibiting openly gay and lesbian servicemen and women from serving in the military. Some say that the military would benefit from the...
  • Spotlight on Broadway

    Spotlight on Broadway
    Some of Broadway's brightest stars will shine on the Alex Theatre stage Monday in "Broadway Tonight!" Eric McCormack of TV's "Will & Grace" and Broadway's "Music Man," and Stephanie J. Block and Megan Hilty of "Wicked" are among those who will be...
  • Organizations

    Las Candelas plans biennial fashion show Members of the Glendale-based nonprofit organization Las Candelas celebrated their annual summer gathering at El Portal in Pasadena on Sept. 12 after a three-month break from their programs. Honored that...
  • Leaps to longevity

    Leaps to longevity
    They might have lived through World War II and Neil Armstrong's moon landing, but don't expect age to put a damper in their step. For many seniors who have become part of a growing dance movement, the cha-cha, waltz or rumba is a way of life. This...
  • Deluca's a little shy on flavor

    Deluca's a little shy on flavor
    Everything about the new Deluca's Deli in the Americana says "Italia." Strains of its lyrical language are bandied about over glass deli cases, products from Tuscany and Umbria scale its industrial metal shelving, and food offerings, like porchetta and...
  • Source of strength

    Source of strength
    Cancer patients and survivors find respite from treatment and build friendships with those facing similar trials in a program offered at Glendale Adventist Medical Center. Weekly dancing, yoga, knitting, jewelry-making and journaling classes along...
  • Marathon woman

    Marathon woman
    If you see a spunky gal stepping lively down Kenneth Road, it could be Theresa "Terri" Ulbricht. The Glendale resident is training for a marathon and a half in the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer on Sept. 11 and 12 in Santa Barbara, and in New York Oct....
  • La Cañada tops county's life expectancy list

    La Cañada tops county's life expectancy list
    La Cañada Flintridge topped the list of average life expectancies in Los Angeles County, according to a report released this week. La Cañadans can expect to live an average life span of 87.8 years — 4.1 years longer than La Crescenta-Montrose...