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  • Motorcycle accidents cast gray clouds over Love Ride

    Motorcycle accidents cast gray clouds over Love Ride
    Two separate traffic accidents on the 5 Freeway in the San Fernando Valley left two people dead and two others injured on Sunday, all amid a popular children's charity event that attracts hundreds of motorcycle riders, according to event organizers and...
  • Providence High receives major donation

    What started out as a phone call quickly turned into a nearly $1-million no-strings-attached check for Providence High School — the largest gift from an individual in the school’s history. Now, Providence High officials are using the...
  • 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....
  • 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'...
  • Help is on the menu

    Help is on the menu
    Glendale police say more than $18,000 in donations have poured in for an 81-year-old waitress who lost her life savings to an overseas scam. Checks for Glendale resident Antonia Becerra — a waitress for 44 years at the landmark French restaurant...
  • Cyclist, 65, nearly done with 3,215-mile trip

    Cyclist, 65, nearly done with 3,215-mile trip
    Less than a week from today, La CaƱada Flintridge resident Don Sheppard will roll into Charleston, S.C. on his bike, the finish line for a ride that will have raised $63,078 for charity. Sheppard said in a phone interview during a break in Clayton, N.M....
  • People walk to raise bone marrow awareness

    People walk to raise bone marrow awareness
    More than 250 people raised about $50,000 on Saturday for the Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry during the seventh annual walkathon, “Walk of Life 2012.” The 6K walk began at Glendale Memorial Hospital to raise awareness about patients...
  • Donors, neighbors come together for the Fourth

    Donors, neighbors come together for the Fourth
    Not one hour after the gates opened at La Crescenta Elementary on Wednesday afternoon, locals had claimed their spots on the schoolyard with chairs and umbrellas five hours before the fireworks would begin. Around 4,000 people were expected to view...
  • Billionaires keep pouring millions into 'super PACs'

    Billionaire political patrons filled the coffers of the presidential "super PACs" last month, spotlighting once again the enormous influence a tiny cadre of wealthy donors is having on the 2012 race. The biggest donations came from casino magnate Sheldon...
  • 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...