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  • 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....
  • Pest found in Glendale poses risk to citrus crop

    Pest found in Glendale poses risk to citrus crop
    An aphid-like citrus pest with a history in Glendale prompted another warning issued this week calling on residents to report infestations to state agricultural officials. The Asian citrus psyllid is not harmful to humans, but can be devastating to...
  • The Crosby Chronicles: Death as the single best invention

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || With the passing of Steve Jobs a couple of weeks ago, and the publication of his authorized biography this week, many are recognizing the talents that Jobs brought through his technological contributions to society. However, he...
  • Businesswomen hold small business workshop

    Two local businesswomen shared some of their secrets to success during a workshop in Glendale on Wednesday sponsored by the business nonprofit SCORE. Betty Porto, co-owner of Porto’s Bakery and Café, and Lilly LaBonge, founder of Sweets for the...
  • Mosquitoes, bird test positive for West Nile

    Eleven mosquito samples in Burbank have tested positive for the West Nile virus, and an infected dead bird was found in Glendale, prompting local officials to renew calls for eliminating standing pools of water where the insects prefer to breed. “...
  • Woman with dementia missing

    Woman with dementia missing
    Police are searching for a 68-year-old Los Angeles woman with severe dementia who was last seen Wednesday after she walked out of a family member’s home in Glendale. The woman, Diosela Gonzales Morales, was last seen at 2:30 p.m. leaving her...
  • Ron Kaye: The arrogance of power

    In a world gone crazy, teetering on the brink of economic chaos, with thousands dying every day at the hands of rogue governments, wars being fought over precious natural resources and the young losing hope in the future, you have to wonder how smart...
  • Start the Presses: Zarian's final forum

    In October, the city of Glendale and the region generally lost one of its great ambassadors, Larry Zarian. He died on Oct. 13 from blood cancer, a battle he kept from many, and one that came to a close seemingly without warning. On Monday, the city of...
  • Seeing Stars: There's a moose on the loose!

    Seeing Stars: There's a moose on the loose!
    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...
  • Seeing Stars: Music programs are changing the tune for students

    Seeing Stars: Music programs are changing the tune for students
    Some of my favorite stories as a freelance reporter are those about how music and arts programs make a positive difference in young students' lives. The idea that we wouldn't balance music and art with academics in education is sinful to me. There are...
  • 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...
  • EPA finding could raise clean-up costs for San Gabriel, San Fernando valleys

    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...