December 24, 2008
BELLA Bella is a spayed female chow chow mix. She is of medium size and is just less than 2 years old. Her coat is a gorgeous golden red. She is very sweet, loves fetching and romping for exercise, great with kids and other dogs. Bella has one problem — she has separation anxiety and when left alone becomes destructive. She must be adopted by a family who is willing to help her overcome her anxiety by taking time to crate-train her. It will help Bella become an incredible lifelong companion.
August 16, 2008
Can you recall the last time you felt anxious? How did you experience it? Did you feel the anxiety in your body; racing heart, tingling in your arms? Or was it more emotional — your mind consumed with troublesome thoughts? The fact is, anxiety affects all of us at one time or another. It can be genetic, brought on by circumstances beyond our control, or can be present because of underlying stress that we have placed upon our lives — which affects our lifestyle and eventually our bodies and minds.
November 3, 2001
Ryan Carter BURBANK -- On a recent Friday, firefighters at Burbank's Station No. 12 were showing fellow firefighters from Station No. 11 how to set up a makeshift decontamination tent, a structure of red nylon walls and plastic pipes that has six shower heads for contamination victims to cleanse themselves with some semblance of privacy. It's all in a day's work for Burbank's HazMat 12, two four-member teams of firefighters trained specifically to deal with hazardous materials -- everything from oil tanker spills to germ warfare materials.
April 28, 2010
Getting a shot of local anesthesia is often people’s least favorite part of a dental procedure. However, North Brand Dentistry dentists Hillary Kim and Raymond Kwok are hoping to change all that with the single-tooth anesthesia system, which eliminates the need to anesthetize all or portions of the mouth. “You really don’t need to have your whole half-face numb for one single filling,” Kim said. “And some patients have to go back to work. You want to make it convenient.
August 27, 2005
A 20-gallon drum of butane cigarette lighters exploded at the Bob Hope Airport Wednesday injuring a federal security employee. The minor explosion closed a hallway of the terminal for about 10 minutes, and did not result in any air traffic delays, airport officials said. The container burst at 10:15 a.m. in an administrative office in the hallway connecting the two airport terminals, Bob Hope Airport spokesman Victor Gill said. An Transportation Security Administration employee was moving a 20-gallon plastic drum filled with cigarette lighters collected from passengers when the container dropped, causing a small explosion inside the drum, popping the lid off the container, Gill said.
November 6, 2002
'Storm' continues at Little Victory BURBANK -- "Freak Storm," a world premiere drama by Matt Pelfrey, is continuing at The Little Victory Theatre in Burbank. Directed by Kipp Shiotani, the play is about a young couple being stalked by a mysterious entity from the past as they prepare for their upcoming wedding. Show times are 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 7 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $10. The play continues through Nov. 17. For more information, call 841-5421.
May 7, 2012
Rep. Howard Berman crouched on a Sherman Oaks baseball field on a recent Saturday, striking a pose with two 4-year-old boys who had not yet had a chance to break in their uniforms. A few miles away, Rep. Brad Sherman clutched a boxed American flag that had flown over the nation's Capitol, to give to the players and parents gathered in Woodland Hills for the start of Little League season. The opening-day ceremonies were a far cry from the weighty matters that typically occupy the veteran Democratic congressmen: Iran's nuclear program, the staggering national debt, anxiety about the economy.
May 1, 2013
For families with autistic children, the stress and anxiety of air travel is a unique challenge - which is why JetBlue is partnering with Bob Hope Airport in Burbank to give those families a chance for an air-travel dress rehearsal. JetBlue's Wings For Autism program is coming to the West Coast for the first time and it hold a trial run from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the airport. PHOTOS: Wings for Autism comes to California for first time at Bob Hope Airport The program, which was started in Boston three years ago, allows families with autistic children to practice air travel, from checking in and security screenings to boarding a plane and meeting pilots and the flight crew.
June 27, 2009
Law & Disorder is a weekly digest of the strange, bizarre and occasionally heartbreaking cases found in our local courthouses. Remember: The accused are presumed innocent until proved otherwise, filing a lawsuit does not automatically make the defendant liable, and the person in the black robe is probably a judge. Send your tips to veronica.rocha @latimes.com . Wheel of gel April Carmen Robledo v. Petco Animal Supply Stores Inc., Case No. 09 C 04030 Carmen Robledo wanted was a cute, furry and round hamster.
November 27, 2002
Angela Cartwright displays at Village Artisans MONTROSE -- An exhibit of the photographic works of Angela Cartwright opens this week at Village Artisans Gallery in Montrose. An artist reception is from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. Cartwright is known for her movie and television roles, including "The Sound of Music," "Lost in Space" and "Make Room for Daddy" with Danny Thomas. An accomplished photo- grapher, Angela's hand-painted mono-prints are shown and collected internationally.