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  • Burbank Unified to consider later start times

    Burbank Unified to consider later start times
    Noting a suggestion from a local mom, the Burbank school board has agreed to discuss later start times for middle and high school students, an idea gaining nationwide momentum following the American Academy of Pediatrics' endorsement. Last month, the...
  • 818 Roundup: Big cat sightings in Glendale; Burbank invites public input on Talaria

    818 Roundup: Big cat sightings in Glendale; Burbank invites public input on Talaria
    Greetings, readers. Today is Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014.  Temperatures today are expected to reach a high of 88 and a low of 67 degrees. Headlines from the area: - An elderly couple was robbed, but uninjured by a pair of armed suspects during a home...
  • New initiative promotes early diagnosis of Lyme disease

    New initiative promotes early diagnosis of Lyme disease
    Lyme disease is an epidemic in America. Last year, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicated there is 10 times more Lyme disease present in people than previously thought. At least 300,000 people are diagnosed annually with Lyme in the...
  • Resident asks about later school start times for Glendale's middle school, high school students

    A Glendale resident asked school officials this week to explore implementing later start times for middle and high school students. During a school board meeting on Tuesday, Alfred Hacopian referred to the recent policy stance made by the American...
  • 818 Roundup: Train collision investigation continues; Burbank hillside gates issue revisited; Appeal filed in comfort women lawsuit

    818 Roundup: Train collision investigation continues; Burbank hillside gates issue revisited; Appeal filed in comfort women lawsuit
    Greetings, readers. Today is Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014.  Temperatures today are forecasted to reach a high of 92 degrees in the Glendale area and a low of 72. Headlines from the area: - Police continue to investigate the fatal collision Tuesday...
  • I'm mad my 16-year-old granddaughter got a tattoo

    I'm mad my 16-year-old granddaughter got a tattoo
    Q: My daughter took my 16-year-old granddaughter, to get a tattoo. I am really angry at my daughter for doing this. Should I let my opinions be known or keep them to myself? A: You have a right to your feelings, but you really have no say in your...
  • Fatigue a way of life for many high schoolers

    Fatigue a way of life for many high schoolers
    On a typical school night, Nicole Bankowski averages about five hours of sleep. She is taking four AP classes, along with serving as editor of the school newspaper, treasurer of the student council and member of the show choir. "It's probably not the...
  • Vaccination controversy swirls around O.C.'s 'Dr. Bob'

    Vaccination controversy swirls around O.C.'s 'Dr. Bob'
    Maureen Viereck arrived at Dr. Bob Sears' Dana Point office with her 4-year-old son, having driven from San Diego to meet the pediatrician and discuss her concerns about vaccines. She worries that immunizations cause health problems, and friends had...
  • Vaccination myths endanger everyone [Commentary]

    Vaccination myths endanger everyone [Commentary]
    This month more than 50 million American children will report to our public and elementary school systems to begin another school year, bringing with them not only new books, laptops, smartphones and iPads, but also their parents' hopes and dreams for a...
  • Top Home Remedies For Your Sick Child

    Top Home Remedies For Your Sick Child
    It’s autumn and this time of year, everyone’s schedule slows down a bit, as outdoor activities wind down and kids return to school. But they still get everyday minor health ailments, such as headaches and insomnia from back-to-school...
  • How do I know if my child is ready for kindergarten?

    How do I know if my child is ready for kindergarten?
    Q: My child is beginning kindergarten this year, but I am having second thoughts about his readiness. I want him to be successful in school and I am not sure what to do. How can I tell if he is ready? A: Kindergarten readiness is not just about...