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  • School agents in D.C. to collect award

    Principal Christine Castillo and teacher Sue Fuelling were in Washington, D.C. this week to collect the National Blue Ribbon School award on behalf of La Caņada Elementary School. The school was one of three Los Angeles County schools who received...
  • Five Glendale police officers promoted, including sergeant involved in lawsuit

    Five Glendale police officers, including a sergeant involved in an ongoing federal discrimination lawsuit against the Police Department, were promoted Wednesday to higher-ranking positions. Sgts. Tigran Topadzhikyan and John Gilkerson as well as Officers...
  • Community: Youth orchestra opens 25th season

    Community: Youth orchestra opens 25th season
    The Glendale Youth Orchestra, conducted by Brad Keimach, opens its 25th season with a concert of selections by Mozart, Beethoven and Rachmaninoff at 7 p.m. on Nov. 17 at the Alex Theatre. Hillary Lin Santoso, a senior at San Marino High School, will...
  • Petition wants White House to display rug made by Armenian refugee orphans

    Petition wants White House to display rug made by Armenian refugee orphans
    A petition on Whitehouse.gov is urging President Barack Obama to display a rug woven by Armenian orphans at a refugee camp in 1920. The tapestry was donated to President Calvin Coolidge in 1925, as a gift to thank Americans for their humanitarian...
  • Ron Kaye: We're playing a game of national suicide

    Ron Kaye: We're playing a game of national suicide
    My favorite Halloween-week movie, promoted at a discount by Redbox, was "Daddy, I'm a Zombie," described as a coming-of-age film about an early teen named Dixie who turns into one of those living dead creatures that populate, along with vampires, so...
  • Glendale City Council supports L.A. River wetlands plan

    Glendale City Council supports L.A. River wetlands plan
    It wasn't unanimous, but the City Council approved sending a message of support for a massive $1.08 billion renovation of the Los Angeles River corridor on a 3-1 vote Tuesday with one member abstaining. Glendale would not have to provide any funding for...
  • End comes for history study grant

    End comes for history study grant
    During the past 12 years, Glendale teachers have taken advantage of $4 million in grant funds to travel across the country to cities, museums and historical institutions to immerse themselves in stories of the past. But that appears to be coming to an...
  • 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...
  • 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...