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  • News-Press pet of the day: Lucky

    News-Press pet of the day: Lucky
    Biscuit, one of last week’s Pets of the Day, is still looking for a home.
  • Community: National Charity League shares its success

    Community: National Charity League shares its success
    The Glendale chapter of the National Charity League has had its most phenomenal year despite the closing of its largest philanthropic project — Twelve Oaks Lodge — a home for seniors. The chapter is still pursuing legal action in an effort to...

    News-Press pet of the day: Biscuit

    News-Press pet of the day: Biscuit
    Luke, one of last week’s Pets of the Day, was adopted. Biscuit is a 2-year-old Cairn terrier/Shih Tzu mix. He can be a bit shy at first, but warms up quickly. He loves treats and enjoys going for walks. Biscuit’s adoption fee is $125,...

    Start the Presses: The squeeze of modern poverty

    Start the Presses: The squeeze of modern poverty
    On Wednesday morning, I had the opportunity to take part in an informal poverty caucus at the Glendale Adult Recreation Center. There, elected officials from Burbank and Glendale sat with leaders of numerous local nonprofits that deal with, among other...

    News-Press pet of the day: Raed

    News-Press pet of the day: Raed
    Raed is a 4-month-old pit bull puppy. He has lots of puppy energy and enjoys playing with toys. He knows his “sit,” “down” and “stay” commands and even understands Arabic. Raed’s adoption fee is reduced to $100,...