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  • 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'...
  • Area food banks benefit from Glendale car dealer

    Area food banks benefit from Glendale car dealer
    Acura of Glendale donated nearly $10,000 to food banks in the tri-city area as part of its "Drive to Stop Hunger" campaign, the company announced. The food banks for Salvation Army Glendale, Burbank Temporary Aid Center and Salvation Army Pasadena...
  • Verdugo Hills Hospital to hold blood drive

    A community blood drive will be held at Verdugo Hills Hospital from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 1. The drive, sponsored by the American Red Cross, will be held in the Fourth Floor Council Rooms at the hospital, 1812 Verdugo Blvd., Glendale....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Tapping the Internet for school dollars

    Tapping the Internet for school dollars
    For years, Chris and Jennifer Davis have given their students the task of interviewing senior family members as part of an oral history project for the couple’s humanities class at Clark Magnet High School. But the cheap recorders used to...
  • '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...
  • Wife of Bob Hope, long involved in charity work, dies at 102

    Wife of Bob Hope, long involved in charity work, dies at 102
    Dolores Hope, who throughout her 69-year marriage to comedian Bob Hope oversaw their charitable giving and played a key role in establishing the Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, has died. She was 102. In the late 1960s, the Hopes donated 80...
  • Dolores Hope, local philanthropist, dies at 102

    Dolores Hope, local philanthropist, dies at 102
    The loss of Dolores Hope — wife of the late entertainer Bob Hope who died Monday at age 102 — continued to ripple this week through Burbank and surrounding communities, where she had a long history of philanthropy and charitable work. She...
  • Firefighters stop balcony blaze

    Firefighters on Monday morning extinguished a blaze from a second-floor apartment on Windsor Road, officials said. The blaze occurred about 10:56 a.m. at an apartment building in the 500 block of East Windsor Road, fire officials said. Fire crews...
  • Early morning blaze destroys apartment unit, damages others

    Early morning blaze destroys apartment unit, damages others
    An early morning apartment fire left one unit of a four-unit complex destroyed and the three others damaged. The Burbank Fire Department responded to reports of a fire at 3800 W Chandler Blvd., at 1:51 a.m. Thursday. Crews responded within a few minutes...
  • Finding, losing self at Brand art exhibit

    Finding, losing self at Brand art exhibit
    For 40 years, the Brand Library and Art Center in Glendale has produced a national juried art exhibition of works on paper submitted by artists from across the United States. “Brand 40: Fortieth annual National Juried Exhibition of Works on Paper:...