| 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...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 8:31 AM
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...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 10:54 PM
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...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 6:37 PM
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...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 11:07 AM
High winds forced Pasadena officials to close public schools and declare a state of emergency early Thursday, as gusts toppled trees, knocked out power and snarled traffic throughout the foothills.
At 5:52 a.m., city officials posted a notice announcing...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 5:09 PM
Continued from last week’s column:
The judge peered above his spectacles, fixating on the mustard stain on my sweatshirt. He wanted an explanation.
“Your honor, extra mustard on a Berge’s sandwich,” I said.
Would justice prevail...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 5:04 PM
A Metrolink train covered in some 50,000 sparkling lights stopped for adoring fans in Burbank and Glendale Sunday evening as crowds donated hundreds of toys for low-income families.
The Metrolink Toy Express, which benefits local nonprofits and agencies,...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 2:38 PM
Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) — struggling to find his political footing in a changing landscape of legislative districts — is moving into a gray area, stuck between a potential congressional bid and what would be...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 6:17 PM
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...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 6:05 PM
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,...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 12:19 PM
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...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 1:09 PM
On the heels of its most successful fundraising year to date, the La Cañada Flintridge Educational Foundation has a new president who hopes to encourage even more donations in support of the local public school system in the coming 12 months.