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  • All aboard the Toy Express

    All aboard the Toy Express
    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,...
  • Portantino struggles to find political footing

    Portantino struggles to find political footing
    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...
  • 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...
  • Sherman wants Kadafi to pay U.S. costs

    As the nation prepares to honor its veterans Monday, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) wants the military to look out for today’s combat troops by monitoring nearly 80 large burn pits near U.S. bases in Afghanistan and Iraq. On Wednesday, the House of...
  • 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...
  • Foundation to cut its biggest check

    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. 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...