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  • 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...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Charlie goes to trial

    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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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 Caņada 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...
  • 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:...
  • 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...
  • 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...