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  • Video: Crescenta-Cañada YMCA hosts indoor triathlon

    Video: Crescenta-Cañada YMCA hosts indoor triathlon
    The Crescenta-Cañada Family YMCA held its first-ever Indoor Triathlon Saturday, with individuals and family teams swimming laps in an indoor pool, then riding stationary spin bikes and running on treadmills in a friendly competition designed to promote...
  • Pickleball picks up in the Glendale community

    Pickleball picks up in the Glendale community
    Ken Robin remembers walking his dog in Los Feliz about four years ago when a stranger came up to him and asked if he plays tennis and Ping-Pong. When he said he did, the man, Marshall Pura, replied: "Then I've got the game for you." Robin, who was...
  • La Cañada history: Local pilot died in plane crash

    La Cañada history: Local pilot died in plane crash
    Ten Years Ago The La Cañada Flintridge City Council awarded a $792,000 contract to Pima Construction to build a park on a former Caltrans lot on the south side of Foothill Boulevard near the Glendale (2) Freeway entrance. The transportation-themed...
  • 'Light at the end of the tunnel' for West Virginia water crisis

    West Virginians saw signs of hope Sunday even as 300,000 people spent a fourth day under orders not to use their tap water after a chemical spill. "I believe we’re at a point where we see light at the end of the tunnel," Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin...
  • Burbank YMCA to unveil $1-million renovation Wednesday

    Burbank YMCA to unveil $1-million renovation Wednesday
    The Burbank Community YMCA is slated to unveil next week its $1-million renovation, which includes upgrades to its aquatics center, pool and gym. On Wednesday, the public can join the center in celebrating 90 years in Burbank, along with the renovations....
  • Marketing, human resources exec: Have an action plan

    Marketing, human resources exec: Have an action plan
    Who: Susan Kaplan of Boca Raton in September joined the accounting firm Fiske and Co. in Plantation, filling the newly created position of marketing and human resources director. She held the same position at Daszkal Bolton in Boca Raton. Resume...
  • Groups lose nearly $300,000 from Catholic charity over gay marriage issue

    Groups lose nearly $300,000 from Catholic charity over gay marriage issue
    When a statewide immigrant-rights coalition endorsed same-sex marriage this past spring, 11 groups were given a stark choice by a Roman Catholic anti-poverty program: Leave the coalition, or lose their Catholic funding. Eight of the groups decided to...
  • Learning Matters: Reducing childhood stress is a balancing act

    Learning Matters: Reducing childhood stress is a balancing act
    Educators are caught in a circular conundrum. Students are stressed, and their parents, grandparents, mental health professionals and educators themselves all worry about the effects of that stress on student health, well-being, and, yes, on academic...
  • Burb's Eye View: Winter pastime pays for summer camp

    Jack Volpei first heard about the YMCA’s summer camp in 1963. He was told it would be good for his son, who was then 7 years old. And it was free. “I thought there was a catch,” Volpei said. That year, Volpei got involved with the...
  • Burb's Eye View: A winter pastime pays for summer camp

    Burb's Eye View: A winter pastime pays for summer camp
    Jack Volpei first heard about the YMCA's summer camp in 1963. He was told it would be good for his son, who was then 7 years old. And it was free. "I thought there was a catch," Volpei said. That year, Volpei got involved with the Burbank YMCA....
  • A healthcare navigator in unfriendly waters

    A healthcare navigator in unfriendly waters
    Snow came early to the cotton and sorghum fields here, sending dozens of cash-strapped families to the food bank on a recent afternoon for frozen chickens, cucumbers and canned green beans. Quinetta Rascoe was waiting for them. Wearing a bright pink...
  • Earl "Poppy" Fusselman

    Earl "Poppy" Fusselman
    Earl “Poppy” Fusselman – An Iowa farm boy’s full life of service to others. Early Fusselman of Corona del Mar, CA passed away Saturday morning November 30, 2013.  Earl was 96 years old.  Earl, known as “Poppy” by his...