| Jan 31, 2013
| 8:04 AM
Nurses, technicians and other employees gathered outside Glendale Memorial Hospital Thursday morning to protest planned layoffs.
The hospital last week announced plans to layoff an undetermined number of employees, citing an increase in the number of...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Glendale Memorial Hospital this week announced plans to undergo a round of staff reductions, roughly two months after the city’s other major hospital, Glendale Adventist Medical Center, laid off 21 workers in response to federal healthcare payment...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 2:21 PM
As the new year begins, local healthcare providers are preparing for a potential flood of patients who previously didn’t have access to insurance, but who will now be covered as the federal Affordable Care Act takes effect.
More primary care...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 9:50 AM
If federal lawmakers can’t reach a budget agreement by the end of the year to avoid the so-called “fiscal cliff,” the Verdugo Jobs Center in Glendale could see an 8.2% funding reduction, a top official at the agency said.
| Dec 27, 2013
| 5:41 PM
Turning on the radio this morning I was listening to a sweet-sounding string ensemble play a selection of Christmas music. The group's virtuosity was quite amazing. Without changing any energy and verve they moved effortlessly between sacred carols,...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 11:52 AM
There is no question that — at multiple levels — America is going to continue to feel the economic reverberations of the shameful display of right-wing political brinkmanship that shut down the government this month. But that attempt to derail...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 10:36 AM
At Burbank City Hall, fear over the future of healthcare, the economy and state education funding factored prominently in ballot decisions for some voters.
And as in other polling stations across the region, voters were split on the issues, candidates...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 4:31 PM
Verdugo Hills Hospital, for the last 40 years an independent hospital, has entered into merger talks with USC’s Keck Medical Center, officials said Tuesday.
Members of the Verdugo Hills board of directors voted at a June meeting to partner with...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 12:31 PM
There used to be a time when the only people who cared what junk-food companies did were health advocates.
How I long for those days.
Can we not have our artery-clogging pizzas, breaded chicken filet sandwiches and crème-filled cookies without...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 5:57 PM
The merger of Verdugo Hills Hospital into USC’s Keck Medical Center is behind schedule.
In June 2012 leaders of the independent Glendale hospital voted to partner with USC, and a hospital spokeswoman said at the time that Verdugo Hills hoped to...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 5:00 AM
“We're safe on Mars.”
La Cañada Flintridge's connection to the heavens made for a sensational story in 2012, as Jet Propulsion Laboratory safely landed the NASA rover Curiosity on the Red Planet. JPL engineer Al Chen made the announcement...