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  • Burbank woman looking to collect 100,000 pieces of fruit for needy

    Burbank woman looking to collect 100,000 pieces of fruit for needy
    The David family and their friend, Bridget Keenan, were sitting on the grass surrounded by hundreds of oranges and grapefruits on a brisk Thursday morning. They had just picked the fruit from a neighbor’s trees and were counting and sorting them,...
  • Organizations: Luncheons, columnists, and cash prizes

    Perennial Rose Luncheon benefits youth L’aureole’s Perennial Rose Luncheon and Fashion Show is April 2 at the La Cañada Country Club, 5500 Godbey Drive, La Cañada Flintridge. Jeannine Jones, president, invites guests to come at 11 a.m. for...
  • Lawmakers honor local business women

    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...
  • Keeping kids satiated over summer

    Keeping kids satiated over summer
    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...
  • Organizations: Altrusa inducts first male members

    Altrusa of Glendale inducted Tim Moore and Bill Tharp as the organization’s first male members at a recent meeting. Spouses of current members Sandra Moore and Rose Tharp, Tim and Bill have been supporting Altrusa for years. When asked to join...
  • Volunteer lauded for six decades of service

    In his second epistle, which many biblical scholars believe to have been written shortly before his death, the apostle Peter encourages good stewardship and the use of an individual’s talents and gifts to serve others. While every city is blessed...
  • Area food banks benefit from Glendale car dealer

    Area food banks benefit from Glendale car dealer
    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...
  • Glendale, Burbank food pantries seek donations

    Glendale, Burbank food pantries seek donations
    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...
  • Red kettle donations off to a good start in Glendale

    Red kettle donations off to a good start in Glendale
    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...
  • Giving thanks during a time of uncertainty

    Giving thanks during a time of uncertainty
    The Glendale Salvation Army has been feeding the community a Thanksgiving meal for more than 15 years, and on Thursday, they continued that tradition. Dozens of people lined up inside the Salvation Army from midday to enjoy a hot holiday meal with...
  • Carlos Moorhead, longtime congressional representative, dies at 89

    Carlos Moorhead, longtime congressional representative, dies at 89
    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...
  • Poverty worsens for local school-age children

    Poverty worsens for local school-age children
    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...