| 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...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 4:06 PM
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 “...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 1:34 PM
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...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 6:01 PM
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...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 1:52 AM
"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...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 2:06 AM
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...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 2:29 PM
The Aaron Nigel Trio performs at 5:30 p.m. at Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive, La Cañada 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...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 10:25 PM
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....
| Jul 14, 2011
| 1:42 AM
Dina Morrone invited me to come see her new play, "Moose On The Loose," in Hollywood to write about it for Beverly Hills Times Magazine, one of my many freelance jobs, but it was so good, I'm writing about here too.
Morrone wrote and performed in the...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 7:57 AM
One of the most widespread groundwater contaminants in the nation is more dangerous to humans than earlier thought, a federal agency has determined, in a decision that could raise the cost of cleanups nationwide, including large areas of the San...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 8:18 AM
Apple stores across the region will reportedly close temporarily this morning so employees can take part in a memorial celebrating the company's late founder Steve Jobs in Cupertino.
The Jobs tribute at the company's headquarters will reportedly be...