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  • Armenian leaders in Glendale ask President Obama to display orphan rug

    Armenian leaders in Glendale ask President Obama to display orphan rug
    Local Armenian leaders urged President Obama on the same day of his arrival at DreamWorks Animation in Glendale to recognize the Armenian genocide and the refugee orphans who spent 10 months hand-knotting a tapestry to thank the United States for its...
  • Residents prepare for Hoover Tour of Homes

    Residents prepare for Hoover Tour of Homes
    The 56th annual Hoover Tour of Homes will take place this Saturday, and will feature four local homes, including one formerly owned by a famous wrestler and another owned by a current school board member. The annual tour raises thousands of dollars for...
  • Armenian descendants take steps toward the homeland

    Armenian descendants take steps toward the homeland
    Sevan Kabakian moved with his wife and children, who were all born in Glendale, to Armenia with a plan. The couple knew where they’d enroll their three children in school. They knew Kabakian would have a job — working for Birthright Armenia,...
  • Guest Column: Good times at the Boy Scout Jamboree

    On July 8, the Verdugo Hills Council National Jamboree Boy Scout Troop No. B418 headed out on a grand adventure. We began by hopping onto a plane to New York. Our troop's eventual destination was the National Jamboree at the Summit Bechtel Reserve in West...
  • Viar settles into GCC as new president

    Viar settles into GCC as new president
    One month into his new job as the president of Glendale Community College, David Viar is staring down the challenge of keeping pace with rising student demand amid years of austerity measures that only recently have stabilized as California's budget...
  • Public Storage float a result of effort from employees nationwide

    Public Storage float a result of effort from employees nationwide
    Public Storage is giving new meaning to the word “collaboration” with its 2014 entry into the 125th Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena this Wednesday. The Glendale-based company invited employees from 33 regional centers across the...
  • Glendale resident celebrates a century of life

    Glendale resident celebrates a century of life
    When Anita Johnson Mackey of Glendale looks back on the 100 years she’s lived, she can hardly believe how fast the time has flown by, and feels blessed to have lived it. “How do I account for this?” she said of turning 100, and gives...
  • Glendale teacher, student to travel to Normandy for 70th anniversary of D-Day invasion

    Glendale teacher, student to travel to Normandy for 70th anniversary of D-Day invasion
    A Glendale High School teacher and student will travel to Normandy, France, this summer for an institute marking the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion by Allied forces on the territory’s beaches. Beginning in late June, Glendale High history...
  • La Cañada History: Volunteers watched for enemy air forces

    La Cañada History: Volunteers watched for enemy air forces
    Ten Years Ago Then-Vice President Dick Cheney, on a four-day campaign swing to the West, paid a visit to the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Cañada. Cheney toured the facility and met scientists and engineers working on the Mars rover program before...
  • State appears headed for a mostly dry year

    State appears headed for a mostly dry year
    The December appointment of Foothill Municipal Water District Board President Richard Atwater to the National Academy of Sciences Committee (NASC) came at a time when, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor analysis, 85% of California was categorized as...
  • NSA phone surveillance: Schiff responds to Obama's new controls on metadata collection

    President Obama proposed changes for how the National Security Agency collects data and conducts surveillance on American citizens in his speech on Friday in Washington, D.C. Obama supports moving call record data outside of the NSA, requiring a court...
  • 818 Roundup: Colby fire update, drought, NSA surveillance

    818 Roundup: Colby fire update, drought, NSA surveillance
    Good morning, 818 readers! Today is Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. Locals in the Glendale-area can expect to see a high of 82 and low of 52, according to forecasters at the National Weather Service. We're rounding up the top news items in the region: - The...