| Mar 24, 2012
| 3:38 PM
A task force made up of representatives from Glendale hospitals and healthcare agencies is looking at why more than 20% of high-risk patients are readmitted within 30 days of being released.
About 40,000 patients are discharged from local hospitals...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 4:26 PM
The latest in Shout Factory's Roger Corman series compiles four movies from the early ‘70s — “Private Duty Nurses” (1971), “Night Call Nurses” (1972), “The Young Nurses” (1973) and “Candy Stripe...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 11:13 AM
DreamWorks SKG founders Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg and David Geffen are each donating $30 million to the Motion Picture & Television Fund, giving a major boost to the fundraising campaign for one of Hollywood's oldest charities.
| Oct 16, 2012
| 6:55 PM
As part of a controversial cost-cutting move, the Glendale Community College Board of Trustees approved one-month work reductions for 98 employees this week to save about $500,000.
With fewer summer classes and no winter session, the classified employees...
| May 18, 2012
| 5:19 PM
Glendale is one of five California communities to be selected by a state agency to partner in efforts to reduce hospital readmissions. The communities also will study ways to improve patient transitions from hospitals or nursing facilities to home....
| Nov 2, 2012
| 4:51 PM
The old house at 540 West Broadway has sheltered many people during its long life — first as a private home, then as a boarding house and now as Wellness Works, which provides a safe haven for veterans through a program called ‘Welcome Home...
| Aug 26, 2012
There are painted warriors and hitmen, tattooed tough guys and brawling body builders.
Some are fat, some are skinny, some are chiseled and even more are somewhere in between.
Super heroes and villains, dastardly heels and bravado-brimming babyfaces,...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 1:57 PM
I met Hillary in a coffee shop. Wide-eyed and tired from her long walk, she plopped down on the couch next to me and in one animated declaration about how hot it was outside, started a conversation with me that lasted over half an hour.
| Jun 9, 2012
| 4:00 PM
Only one area hospital received a grade higher than a C on a recent national report card that evaluated patient safety — rankings that administrators say could be flawed because they were based on outdated information, some of which was four years...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 4:30 PM
I'm ecstatic about the proposed design for Glendale's float entry in the 2013 Tournament or Roses parade.
Seriously. I am.
I know, I'm the guy who called for our city to stop putting floats in the parade. And I've been critical of those who support...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 6:20 PM
Two employees of the Glendale Community College nursing department this week spoke against planned spending cuts that they said would paralyze some services.
Earlier this year, college officials announced they would reduce the hours of 115 employees...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 4:44 PM
Local hospitals are ramping up efforts to drive down their readmission rates as an Oct. 1 deadline looms for them to achieve results or face state-imposed penalties.
Of all the patients readmitted to the three local hospitals — Glendale Adventist,...