May 2024

Wednesday, May 29, 2024

CA filmmaker follows parents who chose to end their lives with medical aid

    By Suzanne Potter Reporter/Producer, California News Service, a bureau of Public News Service.    A new documentary series looks at medical aid in dying through the eyes of terminally ill people advocating for a peaceful passing on their own terms. The show “Take Me Out Feet First” just debuted on Amazon Prime. First Episode of “Take Me Out […]
Monday, May 27, 2024

Remembering the fallen on Memorial Day 2024

    One of the greatest honors of my life was the privilege of serving as commander-in-chief, and with pride also came sometimes heartbreak and loss. And the sober recognition of the sacrifices that so many Americans and their families have made to preserve our freedom. On Memorial… — Barack Obama (@BarackObama) May 27, 2024
Friday, May 24, 2024

Pedestrian dies after collision with Metrolink train in Burbank

May 24, 2024.   Burbank, California – An investigation is underway after a pedestrian was struck and killed by a Metrolink train early this morning. On May 24, 2024, at around 5:50 a.m., Burbank Police officers responded to the railroad crossing at Buena Vista Street and Vanowen Street following a report of a pedestrian being struck by a Metrolink passenger […]
Friday, May 24, 2024

Black voters could decide who wins 2024 presidential election

By Alex Gonzalez Reporter/Producer, Nevada News Service, a bureau of Public News Service.    Black voters will play a key role in determining who will win the 2024 presidential election. And while Black voters remain overwhelmingly Democratic and support President Joe Biden over former President Donald Trump, Biden’s edge over Trump is changing. A new poll shows Trump is ahead […]
Friday, May 17, 2024

New case of measles confirmed in Los Angeles County

News Release: May 16, 2024   The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has been notified of one case of measles in a non-Los Angeles County resident who traveled to Los Angeles International (LAX) airport while infectious on May 9, 2024. This person arrived on Qatar Airways flight QR 0739 at the Tom Bradley International Airport (TBIT) Terminal B, […]
Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Comic book guide helps consumers avoid used car scams

By Suzanne Potter Reporter/Producer, California News Service, a bureau of Public News Service.    Buying a used car can be a risky proposition, but a new consumer guide can help people avoid common pitfalls. The nonprofit Oregon Consumer Justice just released the first edition of its free resource called the Consumer Confidence Comics. This unique guide doubles as an interactive comic […]
Thursday, May 9, 2024

Mourning for a popular Burbank teacher found dead in her home

A popular Burbank teacher is being mourned today after her tragic death. Karyn Lombardo was found unconscious in her home in the 800 block of North Avon Street last Tuesday night. According to a Burbank Police news release, “Life-saving measures were taken by officers and paramedics, but the woman was pronounced deceased at the scene.” Apparently, there was some kind […]
Saturday, May 4, 2024

President Joe Biden and Actor Mark Hamill celebrate Star Wars Day

President Joe Biden and actor Mark Hamill joined forces to honor the Star Wars Holiday. For more than 20 years, Star Wars fans and others have adopted May 4th as “May The Fourth Be With You” day. It is a pun on one of the most famous lines from the “Star Wars” movie franchise, which says, “May the Force be […]
Friday, May 3, 2024

The popular destination San Gabriel Mountains National Monument is expanding

By Suzanne Potter Reporter/Producer, California News Service, a bureau of Public News Service.    Conservation groups, tribes and community organizers are praising President Joe Biden’s decision Thursday to expand two national monuments in California. Together, the monuments will gain about 120,000 acres. The Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument is 90 minutes northwest of Sacramento and the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument lies just east of Los […]