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  • Letter: Legislation is a key Alzheimer's step

    Kudos to Rep. Adam Schiff for recently co-sponsoring the HOPE for Alzheimer's Act (Health Outcomes, Planning and Education). Congressional passage of this bill would ensure that Medicare beneficiaries newly diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and their families would receive comprehensive care planning on treatments, services and supports. Such planning will help improve health outcomes and quality of life for individuals, their families and caregivers.
  • Bike helmet bill scaled back following opposition

    Bike helmet bill scaled back following opposition
    A bill that would have required all bicycle-riding adults to wear a helmet in California has been scaled back following wide opposition from numerous bicycling organizations. SB-192, written by State Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Cañada Flintridge), was...

    Editorial: A check on the monitors of social media

    Among the raft of bills Gov. Jerry Brown had to either veto or sign into law by Sept. 30 was one that was of particular interest to local school officials: AB 1442, which centers on student social-media privacy. The bill, introduced by Assemblyman Mike...

    GUSD files complaint against county

    After a Hoover High instructor was sentenced to three years in prison in May for sexually assaulting a female student on campus, the teen filed a lawsuit against Glendale Unified and Los Angeles County the next month. Now, the school district also...

    818 Roundup: 'Love Boat' author lists home; Army of Pink kicks off; CV bests Burbank

    818 Roundup: 'Love Boat' author lists home; Army of Pink kicks off; CV bests Burbank
    Good morning, locals! Today is Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 91 degrees and a low of 64.  Here are some of the latest headlines from the area: - Jeraldine Saunders, whose book “Love Boats”...