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Voters to weigh in on Hollywood Burbank Airport terminal

Ballot measure is necessary for proposed airport facility to be built on B-6 parcel.

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Petition calls for transfer of Sagebrush territory from Glendale Unified to La Cañada Unified

Advocates for a school district territory transfer note document's certification.

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Burbank police, city leaders meet over ongoing reforms

Policies implemented in recent years include incident, training evaluations, efforts to boost staff diversity.

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Dehydrated hikers rescued in Brand Park

Glendale firefighters rescued two dehydrated hikers, one of which was taken to the hospital due to heatstroke, in Brand Park on Tuesday afternoon, officials said.

Shortly after 1:30 p.m., authorities responded to a report of a hiker who needed medical care, according to Glendale Fire spokeswoman Brandy Villanueva.

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Police seize nearly 12 pounds of marijuana from rental car reported stolen

Burbank police seized roughly 12 pounds of marijuana early Friday morning during a traffic stop of a stolen vehicle, police said.

Shortly after 3 a.m., police were alerted by their automated license plate reader that a car on Hollywood Way and Magnolia Boulevard was stolen, according to Burbank Police Sgt. Claudio Losacco.

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On the Town: Hospital receives $50K donation

The USC-Verdugo Hills Hospital Women's Council made a $50,000 donation to the hospital foundation during its recent installation luncheon.

A delighted Keith Hobbs, hospital chief executive, was there to receive the check, which will go to establishing a neonatal intensive-care unit at the Verdugo Hills facility, said Ruth McNevin, chair of the Women's Council for 2015-16.

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