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  • 10-year-old boy's distance running feats raise questions

    10-year-old boy's distance running feats raise questions
    Noah Bliss is a running phenom. Just 10 1/2 years old, the Kenosha boy ran two half-marathons in May, setting a record in one and nearly matching it in the other. He weighs 71 pounds, stands 4 feet 7 inches tall, wears a youth size 4 shoe and is...
  • Water safety can save lives

    Water safety can save lives
    Laura Metro is one of the lucky ones. Her son, Clay, survived. But Metro will never forget the day Clay, then 3, was pulled out of a swimming pool, looking lifeless. Clay, now 6, was in a coma for two days before recovering from his fall into the...
  • Burbank Y honors volunteers

    Burbank Y honors volunteers
    As the Burbank YMCA celebrates its 90th anniversary, it recently honored two families and several individuals for their ongoing volunteerism to the facility. Considering the local Y’s longevity, YMCA officials said it was fitting to recognize the...
  • Column: Drinking up as the heat turns up

    When we think of hydration, we may think of water - HOWEVER - just as important is what else is lost when we sweat. Sweat is the combination of water and electrolytes, including sodium, potassium, calcium, chlorine, phosphate, and magnesium. It is...
  • Letter: There's also need for boys' camp

    Glendale should continue to host Camp Rosie for teen girls, especially since the funds used to support it are raised by the Commission on the Status of Women. It is completely reasonable to fund the camp with donations from those who obviously knew they...
  • Des Plaines police reports: Power tools stolen from van

    Des Plaines police reports: Power tools stolen from van
    The following items were taken from Des Plaines police reports: More than $2,000 in power tools were stolen from a van parked in a lot on the 1000 block of South River Road on May 27. A wallet containing $20 and credit cards was stolen in a burglary...
  • The Valley Line: Magic of FSHA gala was no illusion

     The Valley Line: Magic of FSHA gala was no illusion
    Another Fiesta Days celebration has just marched into history and it did it with great style. The events began on Friday night with Casino Night at the Community Center of La Caņada Flintridge. On Saturday the AM Kiwanis Club staged its popular...
  • Burbank YMCA honors volunteers

    Burbank YMCA honors volunteers
    As the Burbank YMCA celebrates its 90th anniversary, it recently honored two families and several individuals for their ongoing volunteerism to the facility. Considering the local Y's longevity, YMCA officials said it was fitting to recognize the...
  • Summer brings drowning dangers

    Summer brings drowning dangers
    The drownings of four young children in the Chicago area over the weekend were tragic reminders that the lure of the water, while a tempting antidote to the hot months to come, can bring danger to almost any setting. With summer upon us and temperatures...
  • Crescenta Valley Briefs: Memorial Day events, tour to teach food and medicinal uses of native plants

    There will be two local events commemorating Memorial Day on Monday. The Montrose Chamber of Commerce will host a Memorial Day ceremony at 8 a.m. in front of the Vietnam War Memorial at Honolulu Avenue and Oceanview Boulevard in Montrose. Built in...
  • Digital citizenship lesson plan: La Caņada students learn online safety

    Digital citizenship lesson plan: La Cañada students learn online safety
    Do you know what to do when a message pops up on your computer asking if you want to chat? La Caņada Unified second-graders do. “If they don’t give their name, you shouldn’t do it,” said Paradise Canyon Elementary School student...
  • Casino Night to kick off Fiesta Days again

    Casino Night to kick off Fiesta Days again
    Tickets are on sale now for the Community Center’s annual Casino Night, which will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 23, to kick off the city’s annual Fiesta Days activities. Ticket information is available online at www.cclcf.org. The event...