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West Nile Virus

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  • Mosquito sample in Glendale tests positive for West Nile virus

    Mosquito sample in Glendale tests positive for West Nile virus
    A mosquito sample collected in Glendale tested positive for West Nile virus, making it the first sign of the disease in the city this year. The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District confirmed Friday the infected mosquito sample was collected...
  • NASA's Mars 2020 mission will look for signs of past life

    NASA's Mars 2020 mission will look for signs of past life
    A rover that NASA plans to launch to Mars in 2020 is slated to collect samples of the Red Planet while setting the stage for a future human mission, the space agency announced Tuesday. The mission, which is estimated to cost $1.5 billion, also has...
  • Glendale approves Korean 'comfort woman' statue despite protest

    Glendale approves Korean 'comfort woman' statue despite protest
    Despite significant opposition both overseas and locally, the City Council Tuesday approved a 1,110-pound monument honoring Korean women taken as sex slaves by the Japanese army during World War II. Members of the council received hundreds of emails...
  • Glendale steps into controversy with memorial to WW II sex slaves

    When Glendale officials proposed a memorial to "comfort women" — sex slaves who served the Japanese army in occupied countries during World War II — they saw it as a quiet gesture of goodwill for the city's Korean community. The planned...
  • Thieves knock woman, 64, to ground to steal cash, jewelry

    Glendale police are seeking help in identifying thieves who stole a fanny pack and ripped a necklace off a 64-year-old Glendale woman's neck this week after knocking her to the ground. The woman was walking about 9:30 p.m. Monday in the 1400 block of...
  • Rain not enough to prevent wildfires in Glendale area

    Rain not enough to prevent wildfires in Glendale area
    The unusual summer rain that dampened Glendale earlier this week will do little to quench parched hillside brush that continues to pose a high fire risk, officials said. For all the gloom and humidity, the light rainfall was simply too little too late...
  • L.A. bridge connecting Griffith Park, Atwater may usurp Glendale plans

    L.A. bridge connecting Griffith Park, Atwater may usurp Glendale plans
    A $6-million, 302-foot bridge that would connect Griffith Park to Atwater passed a key Los Angeles committee this week — a move that has Glendale City Council members split on whether they should scrap their plans for a similar bridge. The Los...
  • Ex-con allegedly caught with guns, drugs during Glendale police stop

    A 27-year-old ex-convict was arrested in Glendale early Friday after police allegedly discovered guns, marijuana and ledgers inside his wife’s car. Alvaro Mejia, who’s on federal probation for drug sales, was taken into custody just after...
  • Year's first human cases of West Nile reported in California

    Year's first human cases of West Nile reported in California
    At least seven people have been diagnosed with West Nile Virus in California, the first confirmed cases of the disease this year, state and county health officials said Thursday. The Los Angeles County public health department reported that two adults...
  • Mosquitoes temporarily decline in South Florida

    Mosquitoes temporarily decline in South Florida
    South Florida’s most widely despised form of wildlife declined sharply in the past week, as a lack of rain dried up breeding grounds for mosquitoes. Daytime biters, which breed when dry ground is flooded by rain, have diminished, bringing relief to...
  • Ask Outdoors Girl

    Nancy Colvin of Stoneleigh writes: Do you have any idea where the blue jays have gone? Since the avian flu came through here several years ago, it seems that there are few blue jays, though I did see a couple in Westchester County, N.Y., during a recent...