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  • Burbank's Flair Cleaners celebrates 40 years in business

    Burbank's Flair Cleaners celebrates 40 years in business
    Family-run business Flair Cleaners is celebrating 40 years in Burbank this year. The company, which has five locations in Southern California, serves Media City’s entertainment industry, along with customers who have gone there for decades....
  • Indoor cardio for canines

    Indoor cardio for canines
    A new gym opened in Huntington Beach this week, but it's a place where leashes and chewable treats are preferred over iPods and water bottles as workout companions. It's called Zoom Room, and it's a YMCA of sorts for dogs. The company, founded by...
  • Black Friday had early start on Thanksgiving day at Burbank Kmart

    Black Friday had early start on Thanksgiving day at Burbank Kmart
    Black Friday crept into Thanksgiving this year, with Kmart in Burbank opening its doors early Thursday morning, drawing hundreds of bargain hunters looking to snag a television, Android tablet or other discounted items. PHOTOS: Thanksgiving Day Kmart...
  • Big time running, cycling races in Lehigh Valley this weekend

    This is shaping up to be quite a weekend locally for both running and cycling. The Lehigh Valley Health Network Via Marathon Race Weekend and the eighth annual Nittany Lion Cross Cyclocross races are taking place both Saturday and Sunday. Headquarters...
  • For baby boomers, staying fit past 50 is not a gray area

    For baby boomers, staying fit past 50 is not a gray area
    Greta Goplen stood in position with a cane at the ready, like a ninja warding off invisible foes. As an instructor yelled out directions to the class — "left, left, jab, jab, nose! right, right, jab, jab, nose!" — the 59-year-old raised...
  • Brian Gadsby praised after sparkling effort for Crescenta Valley High football team

    Brian Gadsby praised after sparkling effort for Crescenta Valley High football team
    GLENDALE — The Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club, in its 71st year, normally meets Tuesdays at the Elk's Lodge. The following are odds and ends from the first meeting of the year, which was held at Oakmont Country Club. GADSBY STANDS TALL FOR FALCONS...
  • They Valley Line: Chamber of Commerce annual gala; Flintridge Sacred Heart open house

    They Valley Line: Chamber of Commerce annual gala; Flintridge Sacred Heart open house
    This past long weekend I decided to gather up my dog Lola and get out of town. We headed along El Camino Real to beautiful Santa Barbara to visit the "Queen of the Missions" and my twin sister, Elaine, along with her husband, Larry. The warm Santa Ana...
  • On the Town: YMCA's Turkey Trot helps needy members

    On the Town: YMCA's Turkey Trot helps needy members
    According to the American Caloric Control Council (yes, there really is such a thing), the average American consumes more than 4,500 calories and 229 grams of fat on Thanksgiving Day. While, for many, the only exercise they get to work off that feast...
  • 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...