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  • 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 Cañada 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...
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  • Bombings hit Indian city but fail to stop massive political rally

    Bombings hit Indian city but fail to stop massive political rally
    NEW DELHI -- Several small bombs killed five people and wounded 98 Sunday in the northern Indian city of Patna, officials said, hours before the main opposition candidate for prime minister was due to address a massive political rally. After seven...
  • LAX shooting: 1 dead, several injured; gunman said to be in custody

    A federal law enforcement official said that a TSA officer was shot and killed at a passenger screening checkpoint Friday morning at Los Angeles International Airport. Three or four other TSA employees were injured in the shooting at Terminal 3, the...
  • Report: iPhone swiped from woman rendering first aid to man in cardiac distress

    Report: iPhone swiped from woman rendering first aid to man in cardiac distress
    Humanity hit a new low in Gainesville on Monday. A man collapsed yesterday at a shopping plaza in apparent cardiac arrest.  His two friends immediately rendered first aid to him until EMS arrived, according to a news release from the Gainesville...
  • Verdugo Pool opening makes a splash in Burbank

    Verdugo Pool opening makes a splash in Burbank
    Closed for renovations since 2008, Burbank finally got the keys to its new Verdugo Pool this weekend. Swimmers waited in line outside the gates on Saturday to be among the first to use the aquatic center, which features a 50-meter pool with diving...
  • Newport Folk Festival brings two-day concert to Santa Monica Pier

    Newport Folk Festival brings two-day concert to Santa Monica Pier
    The storied Newport Folk Festival, which bills itself as “the original music festival” and has delivered historic moments on the East Coast since 1959, will uproot and head west in the fall for Way Over Yonder, a new  festival taking place...