| Jun 22, 2010
With summer temperatures starting to take hold, Glendale Water & Power has seen a slight increase in customer water usage, officials said.
Glendale customers recently logged a 3% increase in water use, worrying some officials that compliance with...
| Jul 10, 2010
Some people volunteer in hospitals or libraries, but others babysit escape artist orangutans and dig worms for hungry foxes.
The Los Angeles Zoo enlists 800 volunteers from high school teens to retirees throughout the Los Angeles area, many of whom live...
| May 25, 2011
| 6:04 PM
CITY HALL — Citing reservoirs that have been engorged with above-average rainfall, Glendale became the latest city this week to lift mandatory irrigation restrictions, although officials appealed to residents to keep conserving.
| Jan 11, 2011
Comes as no surprise that Glendale ranks lowest in senior pedestrian safety ("City gets another poor pedestrian safety score," Jan. 8).
I know — in addition to being a driver, since moving to Glendale, I have increased walking to my appointments...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 3:50 PM
Descanso Gardens will unveil Saturday an oak woodland that provides a glimpse of what Los Angeles might have looked like before 16th-century European settlers and their livestock arrived and forever changed the Southern Californian landscape.
| Oct 8, 2014
| 10:33 AM
President Obama plans to announce Friday that he will set aside roughly half of the San Gabriel Mountains as a national monument, bringing stronger federal protections to the range to shield it from crowding and pollution, according to the Los Angeles...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 1:21 PM
On a modest stretch of Linda Vista Avenue near the La Cañada Flintridge-Pasadena border lies a nondescript piece of land whose dry shrubs and trees thinly veil a rich biodiversity of life teeming within.
An old wire fence, laid years ago with a small gap...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 3:43 PM
Supplying water to thousands of homes and buildings in a semi-arid climate threaded by dwindling river systems is no small task.
Foothill residents currently get less than half their water from local groundwater basins and canyon runoff. The remaining...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 11:33 AM
California Gov. Jerry Brown declared a drought emergency in the state on Friday, emphasizing what area water experts have warned locals about.
Brown's announcement comes as state reservoirs reach critically low levels and cities across the state have...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 6:09 PM
Elizabeth Blackwelder, a lifelong equestrian and trails conservationist whose dogged persistence and love of nature led to the creation of a complex and beautiful network of trails throughout the Foothills, passed away in her home in the early morning...
| May 1, 2014
| 9:16 AM
La Cañada Unified School District is in the process of examining the way it provides special education resources for more than 400 students, and wants to hear what parents have to say.
In an open meeting held Thursday, April 24, the district invited...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 4:24 PM
The Metropolitan Water District (MWD) announced last week the appointment of Foothill Municipal Water District (FMWD) Director Richard Atwater to its Southern California Board of Directors. Atwater replaces James Edwards, who served as a FMWD...