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  • Marching down a solid path

    Marching down a solid path
    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...
  • Local area scores well in hospital study

    Local area scores well in hospital study
    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...
  • Balancing act

    Balancing act
    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...
  • Transportation center gets Zarian stamp

    Transportation center gets Zarian stamp
    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...
  • Moorhead's legacy is memorialized at service

    Moorhead's legacy is memorialized at service
    “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...
  • Glendale man wins national writing contest

    Glendale resident Doug Yakich was recently named one of two winners in a national awareness campaign for inflammatory bowel diseases, telling his story of living with Crohn’s disease. The face and voice of the campaign, called IBD Icons, is “...
  • In Theory: Should we be allowed to choose to die?

    Q. British author Sir Terry Pratchett recently presented a BBC documentary called “Choosing To Die,” about assisted suicide. Pratchett, the bestselling author of the “Discworld” series of fantasy novels, was diagnosed with...
  • Volunteer receives national honor

    For his volunteer service, James Lui, an IT administrator for ARAMARK Uniform Services in Burbank, recently received a Gold Jefferson Award for Public Service — one of the nation’s top honors for community service and volunteerism. As a board...
  • Seeing Stars: Stepping in to the Burbank YMCA

    Seeing Stars: Stepping in to the Burbank YMCA
    "Oh, it's been a really long time since you've done a step class." my muscles screamed to me loud and clear after an intense hour at the Burbank YMCA. I was seeing stars for sure. The next day it was quite the struggle to walk up any stairs but two days...
  • Seeing Stars: Love Burbank, but party of the century?

    Seeing Stars: Love Burbank, but party of the century?
    I thought it was just me but then I heard several women in my step class at the YMCA talking about the "Party Of The Century," for the Burbank centennial celebration and expressing their disappointment. One woman said it was boring, and that there were...
  • 818 Hot Tips: Aaron Nigel Trio, colorectal cancer and 'Women Painters West'

    The Aaron Nigel Trio performs at 5:30 p.m. at Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive, La CaƱada Flintridge. The show with reggae-inspired tunes for families is free with general admission which is $8 for adults, $6 for seniors and students and $3 for...
  • Seeing Stars: She stayed and now she's gone for good

    Seeing Stars: She stayed and now she's gone for good
    I read a story in the Leader about the first murder in Burbank since 2009. A 70-year-old man beat his 64-year-old wife to death in Burbank, just a few miles away from me and the whole thing has left me with many questions about the victim, Marie Brancato....