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  • 818 Roundup: Longtime Burbank PD sergeant Darin Ryburn to retire; Glendale approves water rate increases

    818 Roundup: Longtime Burbank PD sergeant Darin Ryburn to retire; Glendale approves water rate increases
    Good morning, 818 readers. Today is Wednesday, August 6, 2014. Weather in the Glendale area is expected to reach a high of 85 degrees and a low of 63. Your regional news headlines this morning: - Burbank Police Sgt. Darin Ryburn, a third-generation...
  • Residents mourn Andy Beattie, community volunteer and public safety commissioner

     Residents mourn Andy Beattie, community volunteer and public safety commissioner
    Andy Beattie, a longtime community volunteer and public safety commissioner who was past president of both the La Cañada Unified School Board and the La Cañada High School Spartan Boosters, died Sunday morning. The La Cañada resident was walking the...
  • Meetings to focus on 'Rim of the Valley'

    GLENDALE — National Park Service officials will host a series of community meetings in the coming weeks to gather input for a long-awaited study of the region's hillsides that could lead to expanded federal protection of the area. The meetings...
  • Gatto hopes for pension reform

    State lawmakers will hold a public hearing in Glendale next month on a pension reform measure proposed by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) that would protect cities from having to contribute to bloated pension obligations for former employees....
  • Office space getting emptier

    That empty feeling is growing in Glendale office buildings, as the vacancy rate in commercial office space rose in the last three months. Nearly 83,000 square feet of office space was vacated in Glendale in the second quarter of the year, according to...
  • Candidate makes stances known

    Candidate makes stances known
    John Colbert said he never considered running for office until he saw the way Congress was killing jobs in California. Colbert was driving through the Central Valley in 2008 when he witnessed farmers clearing trees dying from a lack of water. The trip...
  • Liu meets with people hurt by budget stalemate

    Christopher McWhorter is one face of the state budget crisis, as state Sen. Carol Liu (D-Glendale) learned Thursday. McWhorter, 37, is bedridden because of muscular dystrophy. Sixteen hours a week, workers paid through the California Department of Health...
  • Writing with a passion

    Writing with a passion
    Three writers have joined forces to create a theater experience with their stories on how war affects soldiers and their families. Angelique Gross, a student at Los Angeles Valley College and the main producer, came up with the idea for a night of one-...
  • 'Camelot' a musical marvel at 50

    For 50 years, the legend of King Arthur has been dazzling stage audiences, with no signs of slowing down. Now the Glendale Centre Theatre has taken a turn with "Camelot" and has done quite an impressive job in its rendition. Those who are old enough...
  • In Theory: Dealing with the holiday hustle

    The busiest weeks of the year are approaching, as people hustle and bustle to get ready for the holiday season. Then there is Lobsang Tenzin Negi, a former Buddhist monk who presides over a Buddhist monastery in Atlanta. He teaches a form of meditation...
  • Gov. signs series of local bills

    Station fire victims were among the winners in the Sacramento legislative season that ended last week. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed a bill allowing those whose homes were destroyed or damaged in the fire or subsequent mudslides to write down the...
  • Gatto and Ramani go into detail

    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...