| Aug 11, 2010
Former Burbank Mayor George Battey, who served in the early 1990s and died in 2003, once joked that despite the freeway sign that proclaimed there were more than 100,000 Burbank residents, he could have been easily convinced there were only 400 people...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 3:49 PM
The Lockheed Federal Credit Union celebrated the success of their foundation in September when employees met with representatives of local charities that the foundation supports.
The charities benefited by the foundation, LFCU Community Stars, include...
| Mar 29, 2011
| 4:26 PM
Bare shelves and empty crates are becoming more commonplace at Burbank Temporary Aid Center as the nonprofit struggles to keep up with high demand amid dwindling donations.
In a typical year, Executive Director Barbara Howell sees the donations from the...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 4:04 PM
In the back corner of the John Burroughs High School courtyard, about as far as you can get from the stage and still keep an ear on the action, Connie Trimble packed up the last of her cooking utensils.
On that stage all Saturday morning, the varied...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 3:14 PM
When 5-year-old Matthew Fernandez’s leukemia diagnosis because public in April, Michele Ramos knew she had to do more than just help the family with groceries.
“You cannot help but look your children in the eyes and wonder if this could have...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 11:00 AM
A charitable effort started by local teens has quickly gathered downhill speed and is giving orphans around the world greater access to brighter futures.
About 150 bicyclists and hikers gathered at the Glendale Sports Complex Saturday morning as part...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 11:36 AM
“How can you sit silently by while others throw stones at you?” It’s a frequent question from those who champion the merits and value of USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, as we work through routine contract negotiations with labor unions....
| Mar 25, 2015
| 5:30 PM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) recently honored three local women as Women of the Year in his district.
Seda Khojayan of Glendale, Lynn White-Shelby of Burbank and Jean Maluccio of La Crescenta were recognized for their professional backgrounds and...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Two local girls recently helped children fighting life-threatening illnesses as a way to earn their Silver Awards, the highest honor for a Cadette Girl Scout.
Emma Seidfathi and Brooke Marquardt donated bed linens, books, DVDs and bath towels to the...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 3:10 PM
There is no better time than the holiday season and a pending new year to take stock of ourselves. Have we been kind to others? Have we lightened a stranger’s load? When we were asked to give, did we rise to the occasion?
When it comes to giving,...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 1:35 PM
The Glendale chapter of the National Charity League has asked a judge to halt the closure of a senior-care facility slated to shut down on Nov. 1 and appoint a receiver to control the property, according to a Los Angeles Superior Court lawsuit filed...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 9:49 AM
Early on Saturday morning, Alen Gharibian put on a helmet and stood over his bicycle, ready to go on a ride over a trail in Glendale.
He was in the company of more than 100 neighbors and family friends, all of whom supported a cause initiated by a...