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Charity

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  • Dwindling donations worry nonprofit

    Dwindling donations worry nonprofit
    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...
  • Retailers hoping for a sea change

    Retailers are going all-out to lure shoppers on Black Friday. The day after Thanksgiving traditionally is the biggest shopping day of the season, and this year retailers are viewing it as a harbinger of whether consumers are ready to break out of a...
  • On the Town: Fundraising is murder

    On the Town: Fundraising is murder
    Ask any nonprofit or charitable organization how they are doing and you will most likely get an eye-roll, a shrug and an explanation that in today's economic environment raising funds is murder. The Burbank Assn. of Realtors and the Burbank Temporary...
  • Organizations

    Organizations
    Burbank author visits Burroughs High School Christina Moss, author of a series of science fiction books and longtime resident of Burbank, recently visited John Burroughs High School where she talked to students about creative writing and signed books...
  • Schiff names district's Women of the Year

    Schiff names district's Women of the Year
    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...
  • Op-Ed: Negotiating with an eye toward the future

    “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....
  • Cyclists roll out for charity

    Cyclists roll out for charity
    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...
  • Girls earn Silver Award for helping sick children

    Girls earn Silver Award for helping sick children
    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...
  • Editorial: Cheers to the area's spirit of giving

    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,...
  • Demolition on deck for Stengel Field

    Demolition on deck for Stengel Field
    Sometime soon, venerable 65-year-old Stengel Field will be torn down. Brick will be replaced with aluminum and permanent will give way to temporary. The Jewel City athletic institution, built in 1949 and named in honor of legendary New York Yankees...
  • Lawsuit filed against be.group over Twelve Oaks Lodge

    Lawsuit filed against be.group over Twelve Oaks Lodge
    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...
  • Teen's charity effort for Kenyan orphans inspires cycling donations

    Teen's charity effort for Kenyan orphans inspires cycling donations
    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...