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  • James Gandolfini dies of cardiac arrest; other details emerge

    James Gandolfini dies of cardiac arrest; other details emerge
    Details are emerging in the sudden death of “Sopranos” actor James Gandolfini, who passed away Wednesday in Rome at the age of 51. Dr. Claudio Modini, head of the emergency department at the Policlinico Umberto I Hospital in Rome,...
  • Antique market offers discounts for a good cause

    Antique market offers discounts for a good cause
    Jay Peeters prefers not to discuss his time in the United States Army. He admits, "I've been shot at and blown up," and leaves it at that. A remnant of his 20 years of service, though, is an appreciation for the American Red Cross. While Peeters was...
  • Glennwood House nearly ready for residents

    Glennwood House nearly ready for residents
    Work crews are putting the finishing touches on Glennwood House of Laguna Beach in anticipation of its July 13 grand opening. The newly renovated 30,000-square-foot facility at 2130 S. Coast Hwy. will house 50 developmentally disabled young adults....
  • Military service

    VAUGHN: Army Reserve Pvt. Kyle L. Vaughn has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, Vaughn studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness and received...
  • Winnie promoted to Seaman Apprentice

    WINNIE: Navy Seaman Apprentice Paul M. Winnie, son of Pamela A. and David B. Winnie of Joppa, was recently promoted to his rank upon graduation from recruit training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. Winnie received the early promotion for...
  • Op-ed: The importance of mental health in schools

    More than a month after the shooting rampage in Newtown, Conn., mental health professionals stated that psychological disorders often emerge before people enter high school; however, only a small percentage of students ever receives necessary intervention...
  • Websites, apps to help you through hurricane season

    Websites, apps to help you through hurricane season
    Social media, mobile applications and the Internet served as lifelines to millions of residents in the U.S. Northeast in 2012 when superstorm Sandy knocked out power and most other lines of communication. As hurricane season 2013 approaches, here is a...
  • Sales tax holiday on hurricane supplies begins Saturday

    The annual sales tax holiday on hurricane preparedness supplies will take place Saturday, May 25 to Friday, May 31. During this seven-day period, purchases of hurricane preparedness items, including portable generators, will be exempt from the...
  • Along the Scouting Trails

    Along the Scouting Trails
    A Boy Scout troop from La Caņada Flintridge won awards at a camporee for the second year in a row. The Rose Bowl District Camporee at Monrovia's Camp Trask feted the Troop 507 and one patrol retained the title of the Flaming Arrows. Over 300 scouts...
  • After multiple delays, long awaited remodel of Verdugo Aquatic Center nearly done

    After multiple delays, long awaited remodel of Verdugo Aquatic Center nearly done
    Kate Blevins has been waiting years to take a dip in her neighborhood pool. One recent sunny afternoon, the 10-year Burbank resident gazed at the Olympic-sized pool and aquatic playground from the balcony of the Verdugo Aquatic Center. PHOTOS: Remodeled...
  • Can the Santa Monica Pier become a great concert venue?

    Can the Santa Monica Pier become a great concert venue?
    A stiff breeze blew across the Santa Monica Pier on a recent afternoon, kicking up sand and sea spray as visitors munched fried food and watched a man paint names on a grain of rice. But sheltered inside a seafood joint, Mitchell Frank and Martin...