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Diseases and Illnesses

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  • 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...
  • Locals light the way to hope

    Former Burbank Police Capt. Janice Lowers walked in memory of her mother and two former colleagues, and to celebrate the fight for survival of two dear friends. Laureen Endoso did it as a tribute to her late husband, Kenny, who lost his battle with cancer...
  • La Cañada tops county's life expectancy list

    La Cañada tops county's life expectancy list
    La Cañada Flintridge topped the list of average life expectancies in Los Angeles County, according to a report released this week. La Cañadans can expect to live an average life span of 87.8 years — 4.1 years longer than La Crescenta-Montrose...
  • Small Wonders: Run for the Roses of the world

    "When you do nothing, you feel overwhelmed and powerless. But when you get involved, you feel the sense of hope and accomplishment that comes from knowing you are working to make things better." — Maya Angelou According to the American Cancer...