| Jul 5, 2012
| 7:29 AM
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...
| Mar 21, 2012
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...
| Sep 13, 2010
| 5:29 PM
The Burbank and Glendale movie studios famous around the world know charity begins at home.
The Walt Disney Co., Warner Bros. Studios and DreamWorks Animation each donate hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash, gear and volunteer time to a host of...
| Oct 13, 2010
Former 43rd Assembly District candidate Chahe Keuroghelian violated campaign finance disclosure rules but will not be fined, according to a ruling issued Tuesday by the California Fair Political Practices Commission.
The commission made public an Oct. 1...
| Oct 16, 2010
There is something special about works on paper. The delicacy of the materials and the finesse required to manipulate them, renders these works all the more amazing, whether it requires the steady hand of a graphite artist or the patience and planning...
| Nov 23, 2010
With demand for food assistance remaining high, local food pantries and service providers say they have seen increased demand in the days leading up to Thanksgiving.
"When our pantry manager told us last week we had given out 120 Thanksgiving baskets...
| Mar 4, 2011
| 5:52 PM
BURBANK — Sitting in the comfort of his Burbank medical office, orthopedic surgeon Stephan Yacoubian flipped through photographs of a far different environment.
Ranging from snapshots of Haitian school children eagerly accepting candy to shots...
| Feb 4, 2011
| 3:47 PM
The David family and their friend, Bridget Keenan, were sitting on the grass surrounded by hundreds of oranges and grapefruits on a brisk Thursday morning.
They had just picked the fruit from a neighbor’s trees and were counting and sorting them,...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 3:49 PM
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...
| May 27, 2011
| 6:13 PM
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...