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Poster for the documentary "Alive Inside" a story of music and memory

Award-winning film “Alive Inside” screening in Burbank

A documentary about the power of music and its ability to touch the lives of people suffering from memory loss is set to be screened here in Burbank tomorrow. “Alive Inside: A story of Music and Memory” is by Michael Rossato-Bennett and it won the 2014 Audience Award at the prestigious Sundance Film Festival. The film”chronicles the astonishing experiences of individuals around the country who have been revitalized through the simple experience of listening to music,” according to its website.  “Alive Inside” will be shown at the Providence Saint... Read More →

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Give the gift of life and help a homeless pet

In the spirit of the holidays, the Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center is joining forces with the Burbank Animal Shelter for a special plea/ and gift donation.  Yes, it’s a busy time of year, but if you can spare the time —  blood donation is a valuable gift of life that is priceless and keeps on giving. There is always a need for blood, but especially during the holiday season when donations drop off. St. Joe is asking for blood donations and to sweeten the plea... Read More →

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Photo: FLLewis/Media City G -- SEIU-UHW picketers demonstrated in front of Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank June 19, 2012

Labor trouble at Burbank hospital

A noisy picket line on West Alameda Avenue in front of Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank yesterday drew stares from many and horn blasts of support from some motorists. The demonstrators marched, blew whistles, and waved picket signs for several hours. Paul Matakiewicz, chief negotiator for SEIU-UHW, says 80 members took part in the demonstration, which he characterized as an informational picket line. Matakiewicz says these employees are service and tech professionals and they have been working without a contract for nine months.  He says the two sides... Read More →

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