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  • Studebaker drove change in the auto industry

    The news around Glendale early in 1917 was that war with Germany was looming. In response to that, an auxiliary to the Los Angeles Red Cross was formed at a meeting at the high school, and later in the year a local chapter began. Also that year, two...
  • Small Wonders: Snow falls and a wish comes true

    Well, well, well. Wishes do come true. In October 2009, I wrote in this column that I wanted it to snow on Southern California. I wanted to see our cities blanketed in a layer of white in hopes such an act of force majeure would bring society to a...
  • Ron Kaye: The happiness factor

    Depending on which side of the Great Divide you’re on, unions — especially public employee unions — should be abolished or the bankers and corporate CEOs should be locked up in jail and the keys thrown away. Maybe we have been at war so...
  • Warner Bros. studio lays off 50 in Burbank

    Warner Bros. Studios is the latest to feel the loss of falling home video sales, laying off roughly 50 employees last week. All the workers were based in Burbank. Company officials declined to comment, but in a statement, the studio said it would be...
  • Local author wrote about Chicago financier

    Writer Theodore Dreiser lived in Glendale twice. During his first sojourn here, around 1920, he started on a book but became frustrated and departed for New York to do more research. The result, “An American Tragedy” was published to great...
  • Secrets of casinos revealed at meeting

    I am not much of a gambler, except for March Madness. When I think about my next trip to Las Vegas, I try to set a magic amount that I will leave at the casino. The Jewel City Kiwanis Club was treated to very interesting stories about the casinos not...
  • Memories of his first job at Tower Market

    When Art Cobery drives along Central Avenue and passes the old Tower Market on Central and Vine Street in Glendale, he thinks back to the days of his youth. Cobery got his first job — and his Social Security number — at Proctor’s meat...
  • Local housing market still falling

    Local residential real estate prices and the number of pending sales dropped off in May, casting gloom over the traditionally strong spring housing market. The average sale price of a Glendale home in May was $456,000, down $50,000 from the same time...
  • Hoover Band played at important venues in mid-1950s

    Hoover Band played at important venues in mid-1950s
    Bill Russell has fond memories of his years at Hoover High School. As a member of the school band, Russell and his fellow players marched down Main Street at the just-opened Disneyland, performed for the audience at the annual Hoover vs. Glendale game...
  • Residents renting rather than buying

    The Great American Dream is looking a little different for people in Glendale and Burbank, according to the latest round of U.S. Census data released this week. Residents have replaced the image of a white picket fence and a mortgage with apartment or...
  • Seeing Stars: My own independence at Castaway in Burbank

    Seeing Stars: My own independence at Castaway in Burbank
    The 4th of July is one of my favorite holidays. It's almost always warm. It's a fun day to enjoy delicious barbecue food with friends and family, all while wearing casual attire in the sun. Did I mention I love stars? There's always a lot to do —...
  • Inventory of unsold homes grows

    Inventory of unsold homes grows
    More Glendale and Burbank homes are for sale this year as the well of potential buyers continues to dry up. In August, 332 Glendale homes were on the market, 43% more than in same period last year. In Burbank, 246 homes were on the market, 69% more than...