<p>Glendale Public Library library assistant Adam Rager hands a lunch to Susan Makr, holding 2-month old Rafael, of Glendale, during the Summer Lunch @ the Library program at Central Library in Glendale on Friday, June 26, 2015.</p>

Free lunches to be offered to young Glendale library visitors

City and school officials are offering free lunches to children who visit the Glendale Central Library this summer.

Metro gives approval to close two railroad crossings in Glendale

Metro’s board of directors agreed to move forward with a plan to close two railroad crossings along the San Fernando Road Corridor and variations of that proposal are expected to be heading to the public for community feedback by the end of the year.

<p>Andrew Cave of Parties Fantastic shows children and adults a live chicken at the Buena Vista Library Animal Extravaganza on Tuesday, June 30, 2015. A large number of adults and children attended the event, where live rabbits, chickens, ducks, a chinchilla, a tortoise, sheep, goats and a llama were shown to children.</p>

Party fowl makes escape attempt at Burbank library

Andrew Cave was introducing about 100 children to barnyard animals at Buena Vista Library when “Thelma,” a golden chicken, jumped from a table within a fenced enclosure and darted through the crowd before Cave could get his hands on her again.

<p>Christian Morales rocks the mic at the karaoke fundraiser for Disney's triathlon team at Sardo's bar last Thursday. All money the team raises goes to help Children's Hospital Los Angeles' Pediatric Cancer Research Program.</p>

Burb's Eye View: Disney athletes sing for cancer hospital

Before he sang a note, Christian Morales smiled under the sweat-inducing orange lights of Sardo’s karaoke bar. He politely thanked everyone for their attendance.

<p>Dan Feger, left, Bob Hope Airport's executive director, looks on as Southwest Airlines spokesman Brad Hawkins announces the carrier's new nonstop service to San Francisco International Airport on Tuesday, June 30, 2015. Tickets go on sale this week and flights on the new daily route begin January 6.</p>

Southwest to open flights from BUR to SFO

The pillars near the Southwest Airlines ticket counter at Bob Hope Airport were festooned in balloons on Tuesday — blue, red and yellow ones spiraled the columns, topped with giant, gold-foil helium ones in the shapes of letters spelling SFO.

Op-Ed: Bill envisions expanding health services

I’m no longer surprised when people ask me to clarify just what exactly it is I’m studying. In healthcare, which includes eye health, there are a lot of “ologies” to remember, and a specialist for every one. “So what’s the difference then,” they ask, “between an optometrist and ophthalmologist? Don’t you all just prescribe glasses anyway?”

<p>Glendale forensics officers use metal detectors and find something of interest at the site of an shooting investigation on the 1500 block of West Kenneth Road where a victim of multiple gunshots was taken County USC Hospital on Wednesday, November 19, 2014.</p>

Burbank man to stand trial for allegedly attempting to murder former business partner

A 41-year-old Burbank man was held this week to answer to charges that he shot his former business partner outside the victim’s Glendale home, officials said.

<p>Attending the L'Aureole installation are, from left, Rachel Ryen and Lts. Joshua and Jennifer Sneed, all from the Glendale Salvation Army; Joan Taylor, fashion show chair; and Kathy Kashuba, third vice president.</p>

Community: L'Aureole wraps up year in fashion

L’Aureole of Glendale, a philanthropic organization, ended the year on a happy note with two events.

Power restored after Mylar balloon causes outage

Utility crews restored power to 876 customers Tuesday afternoon after a Mylar balloon caused an outage, officials said.

<p>This side-by-side image of surveillance stills provided by the Glendale Police Department shows two burglary suspects in a Glendale parking garage where they allegedly stole items on June 10.</p>

Glendale police seek pair of burglary suspects

Police on Tuesday released surveillance photos of two people who stole a scooter and bicycle from an underground residential parking garage in Glendale, officials said.