| Nov 30, 2011
Former Rep. Carlos Moorhead — whose 24 years in Congress representing the tri-city area earned him the title of dean of the California Republican Congressional delegation — has died. He was 89.
Moorhead represented Burbank, Glendale and...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 4:37 PM
The percentage of local school-age children living in poverty is increasing even as programs designed to meet their needs erode amid ongoing federal and state budget cuts.
The poverty rate among children ages 5 to 17 living within Burbank Unified...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 4:53 PM
“A Representative Life” was more than just a slogan for former Congressman Carlos Moorhead — it was his legacy.
That was the central message relayed during Moorhead's memorial service on Saturday, attended by dozens of friends, family...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 11:42 AM
The Glendale chapter of the Armenian National Committee saw its holiday food drive donations more than double this year, going from helping 150 families in 2010 to providing help to about 350 families this year, organizers said.
They attributed a big...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 6:17 PM
Summer break provides a respite from coursework and testing, but for some school-age children it can also mean more than two months without a nutritious meal.
During the recent school year, Burbank and Glendale schools provided free and reduced-price...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 8:57 AM
One woman’s yearlong quest to use backyard harvests to feed the needy has yielded more than 106,000 oranges, avocados, tangerines and other fruit — and she’s not done yet..
Helena David and her team, including her husband, Scott,...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 2:57 PM
State legislators honored six local women during a luncheon Friday for contributing to the business community and serving as role models.
“Women make up a key part in the success of our economics and our recovery,” said keynote speaker Lisa...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 7:46 AM
Acura of Glendale donated nearly $10,000 to food banks in the tri-city area as part of its "Drive to Stop Hunger" campaign, the company announced.
The food banks for Salvation Army Glendale, Burbank Temporary Aid Center and Salvation Army Pasadena...
| Nov 20, 2011
With Thanksgiving just days away and donations down, local food pantries are scrambling to fill the shelves to feed thousands of needy families.
A protracted recession has forced some organizations that typically provide a bounty of holiday supplies to...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 11:41 AM
The Glendale chapter of the Salvation Army is working to raise about $100,000 this holiday season, sending more of its ubiquitous red kettles to local storefronts on the weekends to capture a piece of the shopping crowd as the nonprofit tries to move past...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 3:04 PM
Three people suffered moderate injuries Saturday after a driver accelerated into a Salvation Army store on San Fernando Road, police said.
Few details were available the crash, which occurred about 1:30 p.m. at San Fernando Road and Linden Avenue.
| Oct 23, 2012
| 9:35 PM
Police evacuated businesses and apartments in West Glendale on Tuesday after construction crews broke a gas line at San Fernando Road and Western Avenue, officials said.
The construction crew struck the gas line about 1:20 p.m., prompting police and fire...