YWCA of Glendale & Pasadena Pays Tribute To Heart & Excellence Honorees at 26th Annual Luncheon

YWCA of Glendale & Pasadena Pays Tribute To Heart & Excellence Honorees at 26th Annual Luncheon

By Ruth SOWBY For the first time in three years, the YWCA’s Heart & Excellence luncheon took place in person. Front and center were honorees Jessica First, YWCA Glendale and Pasadena board president; Rima Donnell, former Glendale YWCA board member; and Denise Houlemard Jones, former Pasadena Foothill Valley YWCA board member. On Wednesday, May 17, […]

‘A’ Grade for USC-VHH

For the first time, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital (USC-VHH) earned an “A” Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group, an independent national watchdog organization, for achieving the highest national standards in patient safety. This achievement places USC-VHH among top tier hospitals in the nation for safety and quality.   “Our entire staff is dedicated to improving […]

GASCU Honored as a Top 100 Credit Union

S&P Global Market Intelligence released its report of the Top 100 credit unions for 2022 and GASCU has been named to this exclusive list. GASCU is the only education-based credit union in Southern California and one of only seven California-based credit unions to be named to the Top 100. S&P Global Market Intelligence launched the […]

Volunteers Get A Big Thank You

Volunteers Get A Big Thank You

Several members of La Canada Flintridge Orthopaedic Guild (LCFOG) attended a Volunteer Recognition Awards ceremony recently at Luskin Orthopaedic Institute for Children (Luskin OIC). Of note was Caryl Pettit, who was honored for donating 3,500 hours to date. Arlene Massimino was also thanked for her volunteer service of 100 hours to date. LCFOG members attending […]

Dignity Health Welcomes Mother’s Day Baby

Dignity Health – Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center welcomed baby Ashley Daniela at 8:20 a.m. on Mother’s Day, May 14. The healthy baby girl came into the world weighing 7 pounds and 9 ounces, and measuring 19-3/4 inches in length. She and mom of three, Rossibel Alvarez, were doing well.


Aging and Muscle Loss To those who know me, this article from the VA is near and dear to me. Aging can come with some great benefits, like wisdom, experiences and memories. But one challenge can include muscle loss, also known as sarcopenia. Losing strength as you age can make daily tasks harder and cause […]

Lawler Speaks to Vets and Guests

On April 8, Mike Lawler from the Historical Society of the Crescenta Valley spoke to the veterans and their guests during the 99th birthday bash of the Legion. He brought a fresh look at the history of Verdugo Hills Post 288, American Legion. Photo by Dick CLUBB  

Los Gringos Locos Hosts Dine-out for LCFOG

On Wednesday, May 24 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. folks can support the La Cañada Flintridge Orthopaedic Guild (LCFOG) by dining in or ordering take out at Los Gringos Locos, 631 Foothill Blvd. in La Cañada. Diners should just mention that they are there to promote the goals of LCFOG. LCFOG is an organization […]

Cancer Support Community Receives Challenge Grant

Cancer Support Community Receives Challenge Grant

Cancer Support Community’s (CSC) board of directors recently announced that the organization received a $250,000 challenge match to assist in successfully closing CSC’s capital “Be the Key” campaign. The organization had $93,000 remaining to raise to “unlock the match” and reach its $3,750,000 fundraising goal. The funds raised are being used to purchase and renovate […]

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