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  • Kiwanians honor civically committed couple

    Kiwanians honor civically committed couple
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Charity moves beyond Twelve Oaks

    Charity moves beyond Twelve Oaks
    A longtime tradition changed this weekend for the Glendale chapter of the National Charity League, a philanthropic organization for women and their daughters. The chapter moved the location of its annual holiday party, in the past thrown for local...
  • Teachers, stars raise record amount for Desi Geestman Foundation

    Teachers, stars raise record amount for Desi Geestman Foundation
    GLENDALE — Throughout its first half-decade of play, the Stars Shooting For Hope charity basketball game, featuring a squad of celebrities versus a team of teachers representing the Glendale Unified School District, has featured close contests while...
  • Be.group responds to lawsuit

    Be.group responds to lawsuit
    A senior-facility operator wants a Los Angeles Superior Court judge to let it collect money from a future sale of Twelve Oaks Lodge — the surprise closure of which caused controversy late last year — according to court documents filed last...
  • 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...
  • Pair's medical trip is sad, rewarding

    Pair's medical trip is sad, rewarding
    BURBANK — Sitting in the comfort of his Burbank medical office, orthopedic surgeon Stephan Yacoubian flipped through photographs of a far different environment. Ranging from snapshots of Haitian school children eagerly accepting candy to shots...
  • Watching, worrying and waiting

    Watching, worrying and waiting
    While the world watches Japan struggle to overcome the effects of a deadly tsunami, earthquakes and nuclear radiation leaks, Junko Nakayama watches more closely than most. Nakayama, trainer for the La Crescenta Valley High School baseball team, said a...
  • 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...
  • Nonprofits discuss strategies for catching attention of donors

    Nonprofits discuss strategies for catching attention of donors
    Everybody loves a good story, especially when they’re being asked to donate money. At conference of dozens of representatives from local nonprofits this week, administrators said communicating moving client success stories to donors was key in...