| Nov 29, 2013
| 4:46 PM
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....
| Aug 27, 2013
| 3:33 PM
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...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 4:32 PM
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...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 6:51 PM
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.
| Sep 7, 2013
| 7:00 AM
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...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 3:50 PM
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...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 2:10 PM
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...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 3:34 PM
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...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 5:05 PM
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...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 2:49 PM
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....
| Dec 6, 2013
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 10:45 AM
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...