| Jul 24, 2012
| 4:31 PM
Verdugo Hills Hospital, for the last 40 years an independent hospital, has entered into merger talks with USC’s Keck Medical Center, officials said Tuesday.
Members of the Verdugo Hills board of directors voted at a June meeting to partner with...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 7:14 AM
Sixty-one Glendale Unified teachers have accepted the district’s early retirement plan, a figure that could prevent teacher layoffs later this year, officials said.
District officials had hoped at least 75 teachers would take the offer, but just 61...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 4:57 PM
More than 100 nurses and support staff picketed outside Glendale Memorial Hospital on Thursday to oppose planned layoffs that they argued would negatively impact patient care at the 334-bed facility.
The planned layoffs were announced last week, but...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 2:21 PM
As the new year begins, local healthcare providers are preparing for a potential flood of patients who previously didn’t have access to insurance, but who will now be covered as the federal Affordable Care Act takes effect.
More primary care...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 11:34 AM
Three USC graduate students will be assisting Glendale High School this year to bolster counseling services on the campus.
Under a new venture between USC and Glendale Unified, the three interns will counsel students while earning hours for their...
| Oct 2, 2010
Some of Broadway's brightest stars will shine on the Alex Theatre stage Monday in "Broadway Tonight!"
Eric McCormack of TV's "Will & Grace" and Broadway's "Music Man," and Stephanie J. Block and Megan Hilty of "Wicked" are among those who will be...
| Oct 6, 2010
When the 19th-century German writer and philosopher Goethe said, "A useless life is an early death", he couldn't have known that in 2010 a bunch of sweaty older gentlemen would prove him correct by getting up at the crack of dawn every day and hustling...
| Oct 13, 2010
Dr. Mehmet Oz, the inexplicably mesmerizing TV physician, says his daytime "Dr. Oz Show" is a "no embarrassment zone." It's ironic that I'm even mentioning it, as I consider daytime TV viewing embarrassing. (Much of my misspent youth was spent basking...
| Oct 13, 2010
MIKE GATTO: 1) California faces projected budget deficits of close to $20 billion annually for the next several years. What specific steps must the state take to achieve a balanced budget?
To paraphrase Winston Churchill, the next few years are likely...
| Oct 21, 2010
They come to be healed. They are people afflicted with everything from paralysis, cancer to blindness. Some travel great distances for a promise to be healed instantly in the name of Jesus Christ. ABC's "Nightline" this week aired a report titled "Turning...
| Jan 4, 2011
| 4:22 PM
What started out as a pairing born of necessity turned out to be quite a luxury.
Once Sarah Ali and Talia Moradkhanian joined forces, Crescenta Valley High girls' tennis Coach Sarah Wiggins rarely had to think twice about penciling in three wins atop...
| Dec 29, 2010
| 11:48 AM
Q. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix, Ariz. has stripped St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, also in Phoenix, of its Catholic affiliation for performing emergency surgery on a woman that saved the woman's life but ended her pregnancy, which...