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  • Hundreds attend blood drive for 5-year-old leukemia patient

    Hundreds attend blood drive for 5-year-old leukemia patient
    Hundreds of people attended a blood drive on Sunday for Matthew Fernandez, a 5-year-old leukemia patient and preschooler at Saint Finbar’s Catholic Church. Michelle Ramos of Burbank — whose son attends school with Matthew — helped his...
  • Burbank airport commissioner dies at 57

    Charles Lombardo, a longtime commissioner on the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority, died Sunday. He was 57. Don Brown, who has served with Lombardo on the authority for about a decade, said he was found reclining in a lounge chair in the...
  • 5-year-old gets partial diagnosis for mystery illness

    5-year-old gets partial diagnosis for mystery illness
    A La Crescenta Elementary School student who has suffered a lifetime of enigmatic health problems has finally started to get some answers following extensive testing at a federal research center. Reece LoCicero, 5, has been diagnosed with cutaneous...
  • 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...
  • 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. “...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Lineage opens Brand Dance Series with heart-breaking prowess

    Lineage Dance opened this year’s Brand Dance Series on May 15 with works that displayed the Pasadena-based company’s tremendous athletic prowess and lyrical grace, making the free, Sunday afternoon performance a lovely way to celebrate...