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  • Airport commissioner, Charles Lombardo, dies at 57

    After a lengthy battle with prostate cancer, Charles Lombardo, a longtime Bob Hope Airport commissioner, died Sunday. He was 57.   Don Brown, who has served with Lombardo on the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority for about a decade, said he was...
  • Op-Ed: Smoking ordinance must be enforced

    Glendale’s Fresh Air Ordinance (via the Neighborhood Services Division of the Community Planning Department) is a thoughtful attempt to protect nonsmokers from the toxic effects of residual cigarette smoke in “common areas” of the city...
  • 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...
  • Apple stores to close this morning for company-wide Jobs tribute

    Apple stores to close this morning for company-wide Jobs tribute
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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. “...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...