Yeva Mirzakhanyan looks for samples of invasive plant life while mapping the hiking trail at Stough Canyon in Burbank Sunday December 21, 2008.

Evening hikers group invites newcomers

Hiking enthusiasts, take note.

Blood drive slated for Wednesday at Bob Hope Airport

A blood drive will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, July 23 at the Bob Hope Airport, 2627 N. Hollywood Way, Burbank.

Accreditation commission to host public forum

The public will have a chance to weigh in on the services offered by Burbank police as the department seeks voluntary accreditation through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies.

National Night Out in Burbank to change locations

National Night Out in Burbank is moving to the Burbank Police Station this year from its previous location on the Chandler Bikeway.

An airplane takes off from the Bob Hope Airport in Burbank on Tuesday, August 6, 2013.

Work suspended on Bob Hope Airport EIR

City officials have temporarily suspended work on a report studying the environmental impacts of constructing a new 14-gate terminal at Bob Hope Airport following unresolved differences between the city of Burbank and the airport.

Burbank to debut online comment pilot program for city meetings

Burbank residents can now leave comments for city officials on issues slated to be discussed at upcoming meetings as part of a pilot program to increase community engagement, especially for those who may not be able to attend a meeting in person.

Charmer is an eight-year-old Border Terrier mix up for adoption.

Leader pet of the day: Charmer

Meet Charmer: in another life, he was an 80s-hair band front man.

Little Girl is a five-year-old grey and white pit bull up for adoption.

News-Press pet of the day: Little Girl

Little Girl is a 5-year-old, grey-and-white pit bull. She loves belly rubs and going for walks in the park. She’s very sweet and affectionate, too. This clever girl knows her “sit,” “down” and “stay” commands.

Ed Noll, medical director for the Glendale Fire Department and emergency-room physician at  local hospitals, passed away Saturday.

Ed Noll, fire department medical director and area physician, dies at 62

Edmond “Ed” C. Noll, EMS medical director for the Glendale Fire Department, passed away on Saturday after a year-long bout with cancer. He was 62.

Los Angeles man arrested for stolen car, possession of vehicle burglary tools

A man caught allegedly driving a stolen car and possessing vehicle burglary tools was arrested Friday, police said.