| Feb 20, 2012
| 3:31 PM
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...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 6:17 PM
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...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 6:05 PM
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,...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 12:19 PM
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...
| Nov 6, 2011
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...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 7:46 AM
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...
| Nov 20, 2011
With Thanksgiving just days away and donations down, local food pantries are scrambling to fill the shelves to feed thousands of needy families.
A protracted recession has forced some organizations that typically provide a bounty of holiday supplies to...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 11:07 AM
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...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 5:09 PM
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...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 5:04 PM
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,...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 2:38 PM
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...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 9:45 AM
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....