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  • 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...
  • Voyager 1 leaves the solar system, NASA confirms

    Voyager 1 leaves the solar system, NASA confirms
    This post has been corrected. See note below. After 36 years of space travel and months of heated debate among scientists, NASA confirmed Thursday that Voyager 1 has indeed left our solar system and had entered interstellar space more than a year ago....
  • Former WWII sex slave is on a mission for recognition

    Former WWII sex slave is on a mission for recognition
    Bok Dong Kim was 14 when she was forced to travel to Taiwan, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore and other countries as a sex slave for Japanese soldiers during World War II. Now, the petite 88-year-old travels the world on her own accord, speaking...
  • 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...
  • District will try again for Race to the Top grant

    Glendale Unified officials have renewed hope that the district can win a federal grant worth up to $30 million following the district's failed attempt to win the grant last year because it lacked support from the Glendale Teachers Assn. In 2012, the...
  • Glendale seeks political muscle from lobbyists

    Seeking a stronger political voice in Sacramento and Washington, D.C., Glendale City Council members voted Tuesday to hire a state lobbyist and enter into negotiations with a federal lobbyist in the hope of steering policy decisions and grant money the...
  • Glendale students wait for final cut in Washington, D.C. science competition

    Glendale students wait for final cut in Washington, D.C. science competition
    Two young Glendale residents are among 300 semi-finalists nationwide for a science and math competition set for next month in Washington, D.C. Francesca Legaspi and Daniel Yacoubian will find out next week if they will be one of 30 finalists competing...
  • Glendale school district drops its grant application

    Glendale Unified will not apply for federal Race to the Top funds — a potential $30 million payout — a decision that avoids a confrontation with the district's teachers union regarding the use of test scores that scuttled the highly-sought...
  • La Caņada Elementary earns national honor

    La Caņada Elementary was named a National Blue Ribbon school on Tuesday, the first time it has received the honor. The Blue Ribbon program recognizes public and private schools that perform well or have made a significant improvement. The campus was one...
  • Glendale native honored by U.S. Navy

    Glendale native honored by U.S. Navy
    When Paul Ignatius first stepped aboard a Navy ship, he was anxious. Japan had already attacked Pearl Harbor and the war in the Pacific was going strong. Ignatius — a Glendale native who attended Mark Keppel Elementary School, Toll Middle School...
  • NASA: Astronauts could face dangerous radiation levels on trek to Mars

    NASA: Astronauts could face dangerous radiation levels on trek to Mars
    An instrument on NASA’s Curiosity rover found during its deep-space cruise that a mission to a place like Mars could expose humans to potentially dangerous radiation levels, scientists announced Thursday. Currently, NASA allows astronauts to be...