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  • 'Super PAC' leaders profit from lack of oversight

    The Red White and Blue Fund, a "super PAC" backing the presidential bid of Republican Rick Santorum, paid more than half a million dollars last month to a newly formed direct mail firm. The owner of that company? None other than Nick Ryan, a former...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Counseling center hosts laugh event

    In celebration of National Foster Care Awareness Month, Counseling4Kids hosted an event for 200 foster children and their families at Flappers Comedy Club in Downtown Burbank. This was an outreach event for clients and families of Counseling4Kids,...
  • Teens take aim at homelessness

    GLENDALE — While some local high school students will be hitting the beaches this summer, others are looking to make a difference for homeless men and women living on Skid Row. Teens from the student-run LOOK International group, who attend four...
  • Pulp it up

    There is something special about works on paper. The delicacy of the materials and the finesse required to manipulate them, renders these works all the more amazing, whether it requires the steady hand of a graphite artist or the patience and planning...
  • Food pantries meeting high demand

    Food pantries meeting high demand
    With demand for food assistance remaining high, local food pantries and service providers say they have seen increased demand in the days leading up to Thanksgiving. "When our pantry manager told us last week we had given out 120 Thanksgiving baskets...
  • 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...
  • Commission cites Keuroghelian with warning

    Former 43rd Assembly District candidate Chahe Keuroghelian violated campaign finance disclosure rules but will not be fined, according to a ruling issued Tuesday by the California Fair Political Practices Commission. The commission made public an Oct. 1...
  • 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,...
  • 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...