March 30, 2010
Construction to close water main Crescenta Valley water officials Monday announced that the district would be forced to activate its emergency connection with Glendale Water & Power next week amid construction on its regular connection. The Foothill Municipal Water District next week will be working on 700 feet of steel water main that the agency uses to export water to Crescenta Valley, which will leaving the district without imported water for about 15 days. While the connection with Glendale will provide additional supplies, Crescenta Valley officials are asking residents to eliminate outdoor watering and reduce indoor use as much as possible from April 5 through 19. Rain expected by mid-week Rain showers and lower temperatures are expected to hit the region Wednesday night, weeks before the official end of the rainy season.
July 10, 2009
BURBANK — As deflated travel budgets continue to discourage passengers at Bob Hope Airport, Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority officials are hoping that an uptick in fare promotions drives more customers to the gates. Southwest Airlines, which accounts for two-thirds of Bob Hope’s operations, this week introduced what it described as one of the biggest fare sales in the company’s history. The 48-hour sale — one-way trips of up to 400 miles for $30; 400 to 750 miles for $60 and more than 750 miles for $90 — lasted through Wednesday for travel between Sept.
June 4, 2009
BURBANK — The number of passengers at Bob Hope Airport in April dropped 10.4% over the same period last year, according to the latest figures. While it was still a drop, it was the first time in six months that the dip remained below 20%, prompting speculation over whether deflated travel budgets were starting to recuperate. There were 407,716 passengers in April, 47,354 fewer compared with the same period last year, pushing the year-to-date total down 18.6% to 1.48 million, according to a report this week to the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority.
April 8, 2009
Cathy Keen believes Glendale’s diverse volunteer organizations to be an essential part of the community. “The only way a community can thrive is to have support systems,” she said. Keen started volunteering when her children were in school as a board member of the PTA, where she eventually became president and was awarded the Honorary Service and Continuing Service awards. “I wanted to be a part of my children’s lives,” Keen said. Originally from Texas, Keen used to travel across the country as a flight attendant for American Airlines before finally settling down with her husband in Los Angeles.
September 23, 2005
Walter Mathew "Red" Cary, 95 Walter Mathew "Red" Cary, a resident of Laguna Beach since 1958, died Saturday in Laguna Niguel. He was 95. Cary was born in 1909, in Neligh, Neb. At 10 years old he realized his life's passion when he looked up and saw an airplane overhead and decided he wanted to learn to fly. He was left an orphan at age 13 and quit school at age 16. He hitchhiked to Detroit to work in a factory and...
September 8, 2005
This month marks the fourth anniversary of a day we will never forget. On Sept. 11, 2001, 3,000 people died in New York City, Washington, D.C., and Pennsylvania. Victims included firefighters and police officers who were gallantly saving their fellow citizens from the burning World Trade Center buildings; military personnel on duty at the Pentagon; and hundreds of others who were simply doing what they did every day. Fifty Californians died that day. They were people like David and Lynn Angell of Pasadena, who were passengers on American Airlines Flight 11, en route to Los Angeles from Boston; and Yeoman 2nd Class Melissa Rose Barnes of Redlands, a sailor working at the Pentagon during the time of the attack.
August 12, 2005
Online registration has opened for the 21st annual Los Angeles Marathon, which will take place on Sunday, March 19, 2006. Traditionally run the first Sunday of March, the race date was changed at the request of city officials due to a scheduling conflict with the Academy Awards. In celebration of the 21st City of Los Angeles Marathon, Saucony will provide one pair of Grid Omni 5 running shoes to the first 21 people who register for the Marathon online. All registrants who sign up for the race before Aug. 31 will be eligible for a drawing to win an array of prizes including roundtrip American Airlines tickets, admission to the Carbo Load Dinner and VIP hospitality on race day at Club 26. An early registration fee of $75 for the Marathon will be available until Nov. 1. More details about.
February 20, 2002
Laura Sturza AIRPORT DISTRICT -- The airline industry is steadily turning toward recovery following the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, according to figures released Monday by the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport. Burbank airline passengers numbered 341,514 in January, a 5.7% decrease from January 2001, a report released at the Airport Authority meeting showed. It was the smallest monthly decrease since Sept. 11, Airport Authority spokesman Victor Gill said.
September 18, 2001
Gus Gomez Editor's note: The following is a transcript of Glendale Mayor Gus Gomez's remarks during a candlelight vigil Friday for victims of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and a flight in Pennsylvania. The vigil drew more than 1,200 people. Today, we join the nation in mourning for those who lost their lives in a horrific terrorist attack upon innocent Americans, and in praying for the recovery of those still missing as a result of these attacks.
September 14, 2001
Karen S. Kim BURBANK -- Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport has reopened with limited flights today after a federal order grounded all air travel following Tuesday's terrorist attacks. The airport received authorization to operate again from the Federal Aviation Administration around 11:30 a.m. Thursday. But with the exception of two Alaska Airline flights, no airlines flew out of Burbank Airport all day. United Airlines will still have no departures today from Burbank Airport, airline officials said.