Homeless man sues Glendale hospital, alleges patient dumping

A mentally-ill homeless man who was hospitalized after a suicide attempt is suing Glendale Adventist Medical Center after being allegedly discharged from the hospital against his will and dumped on Skid Row.

<p>Fireworks at the Fourth of July celebration at the Starlight Bowl in Burbank on Friday, July 4, 2014.</p>

Fireworks scheduled at Starlight Bowl in Burbank

Independence Day commemorates the signing of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776 — the day the colonists threw off the yoke of Great Britain’s king.

<p>La Ca&ntilde;ada High's Lucas Chmielewski was named to the All-Area Boys' Tennis Team as a singles player. (Raul Roa/Staff Photographer)</p>

All-Area Boys' Tennis Team


<p>Crescenta Valley doubles team of Albert Chtchyan and Jason Chang are the 2015 All-Area Boys' Tennis Doubles Team of the Year. (Tim Berger/Staff Photographer)</p>

All-Area Boys' Tennis Doubles Team of the Year: Crescenta Valley tandem showed instant success

Fatigue had finally caught up to Albert Chtchyan while recovering from a lengthy illness.

<p>Burroughs High boys' tennis player Sawyer Patterson is the 2015 All-Area Singles Player of the Year. (Roger Wilson/Staff Photographer)</p>

All-Area Boys' Tennis Singles Player of the Year: Burroughs' Patterson has no regrets

By Sawyer Patterson’s standards, his senior season and his boys’ tennis career at Burroughs High didn’t end the way he would have liked.

<p>Cats await adoption at the Burbank Animal Shelter on N. Victory Place in Burbank in this Friday, July 18, 2014 photo.</p>

Burbank Animal Shelter offering reduced adoption fees

Liberate a dog or cat this Independence Day. The Burbank Animal Shelter is offering 50% off all adoption fees now through July 12.

Burbank seeks artists for city program

A new beautification program is moving forward in Burbank, and the city is seeking artists who want to help bring visual art out of museums and galleries and into open spaces.

<p>The new 2016 Chevrolet Volt is revealed to the media at the 2015 North American International Auto Show on January 12, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan.</p>

La Cañada adds plug-in hybrid to its car fleet

La Cañada will soon see its small fleet of city-owned vehicles grow by one, when a 2016 Chevy Volt arrives from a Sacramento dealership after its purchase was approved by the City Council at a budget hearing last week.

City Briefs: Whyman Project to perform free show; Glendale police holding Community Academy

The Whyman Project will perform from 7 to 9:30 p.m. on Friday in the outdoor plaza at Brand Library and Art Center, 1601 W. Mountain St., Glendale.

<p>Carl Gieseke, who was a key official with the Crescenta-Ca&ntilde;ada&nbsp;Family YMCA during its early days, died last month in Fresno. A memorial service is planned by the local Y and will be held on the afternoon of July 12.</p>

Carl Gieseke, former local YMCA head, dies at 89

Carl F. Gieseke, a former 15-year director of the Crescenta-Cañada Family YMCA, died May 16 in Fresno, it was reported this week by YMCA officials. He was 89.