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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Widow with dementia gave $600,000 to Kabbalah Centre charity

    Widow with dementia gave $600,000 to Kabbalah Centre charity
    Susan Strong Davis, an 87-year-old widow who grew up in La Canada Flintridge, spends the day inside her Palos Verdes Estates home, tended round-the-clock by nurse's aides. For company, relatives say, she has her dog, the television and, on increasingly...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • Foundation to cut its biggest check

    On the heels of its most successful fundraising year to date, the La Caņada 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. Paul...
  • Zarian to host Armenian Bone Marrow organizers

    Frieda Jordan, president of the Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry, is scheduled to appear live on “The Larry Zarian Show” Thursday to discuss an upcoming fundraiser and the importance of attracting more donors. Morre Dean, chief executive...
  • Verdugo Hills Hospital to honor major donor as he turns 100

    Verdugo Hills Hospital on Friday will honor a major donor as he turns 100. August Giraldi, a dentist who has recieved the Los Angeles Human Relations Commission Oustanding Volunteer Service Award, will be honored at a ceremony Friday for his stewardship...
  • Pasadena hit hard by windstorm, declares state of emergency

    Pasadena hit hard by windstorm, declares state of emergency
    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...
  • Hundreds attend blood drive for 5-year-old leukemia patient

    Hundreds attend blood drive for 5-year-old leukemia patient
    Hundreds of people attended a blood drive on Sunday for Matthew Fernandez, a 5-year-old leukemia patient and preschooler at Saint Finbar’s Catholic Church. Michelle Ramos of Burbank — whose son attends school with Matthew — helped his...
  • Start the Presses: A community working together

    This is beginning to sound a bit like a broken record, I realize, but today's paper marks yet another round of changes. In concert with the changes with the Life & Leisure section, the addition of Marquee, we've decided to make a few design changes. We'...