Health

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, […]
Sunday, April 7, 2024

60,000 free gun safety locks to be distributed in Los Angeles County

In Los Angeles County, a child is killed or injured by gun violence every 30 hours. A number of these incidents involve guns that were left loaded and unlocked. Across the country, an estimated 4.6 million children live in households with loaded and unlocked firearms. Those chilling statistics from the Los Angeles County Public Health Department in a news release. […]
Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Spring is a good time to clear out the clutter, however it’s not always easy to do

  By Roz Brown Reporter/Producer, New Mexico News Connection, a bureau of Public News Service.   Many people get rid of unwanted stuff in spring, but one New Mexico expert says it’s harder than it sounds for people addicted to buying or keeping things they don’t need. Catherine Roster, professor of marketing at the University of New Mexico, has spent […]
Friday, March 15, 2024

CA healthcare advocates unveil package of bills to lower costs

  By Suzanne Potter Reporter/Producer, California News Service, a bureau of Public News Service.    In Sacramento earlier this week, Care4All California, a coalition fighting for affordable health care, unveiled a package of bills its members say they would like state lawmakers to pass. Assembly Bill 3129 would give the California Attorney General the power to accept, reject or modify health care […]
Wednesday, October 25, 2023

Hundreds of striking workers picket Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank

Hundreds of striking workers hit the picket lines at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank for a third straight day. SEIU-United Healthcare Workers West (SEIU-UHW) says 700 of its members are taking part in a 5-day work stoppage because of “bad faith bargaining and other illegal tactics meant to silence workers.” Yesterday, many of the picketers stood out in […]
Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Burbank COVID-19 update For Monday, March 23

The latest Burbank COVID-19 update for Monday, March 23, has new information. In it, Mayor, Sharon Springer, talks about the newest restrictions added to the “Safer at Home” order. The Los Angeles County Health Department issued that order. A summary and link to that order is here. Also, Mayor Springer announced the closure of hiking trails, gives reminders on what […]
Friday, March 13, 2020

Coronavirus prompts more cancellations in Burbank

The pandemic strikes again. The coronavirus prompts more cancellations in Burbank. The March food truck festival on Magnolia Blvd. is now a no-go. Ladies and Gents Night Out, as it is officially known, got canceled yesterday. It was scheduled for Friday, March 27. The Magnolia Park Merchants Association sponsors the event for 10 months of the year. The association made […]
Friday, March 13, 2020

City of Burbank taking steps in wake of coronavirus crisis

The City of Burbank is taking steps in the wake of the coronavirus crisis. Late yesterday, Public Information Officer, Simone McFarland, sent out a news release about the pandemic. Read it here. City of Burbank Taking Steps to Prevent the Spread of Coronavirus (Declares a State of Emergency) BURBANK, CA (March 12, 2020) – As Coronavirus cases continue to increase […]
Monday, September 10, 2018

Update on former Pinup Girl Boutique location in Magnolia Park

What’s happening in the former Pinup Girl Boutique at 3606 West Magnolia Blvd? Well, it depends on who you ask. A company called Quanta has moved into the location, after its business license application was approved by the City of Burbank in early summer. Quanta’s owner Eric Rice The license is for office space only, but the owner, Eric Rice, […]