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  • Dr. William F. House dies at 89; championed cochlear implant

    Dr. William F. House dies at 89; championed cochlear implant
    Dr. William F. House, a dentist-turned-ear specialist who 50 years ago defied the medical establishment and many advocates for the hearing impaired to champion an implantable device, now widely accepted, that made everyday sounds audible to the profoundly...
  • In Theory: Is the Internet the enemy of faith?

    The Internet can be a source of information and illumination, but for some it's also a cause for worry, and in some cases, a loss of faith, as one Mormon man discovered. Hans Mattsson, a "solid believer" in his faith, began to have doubts after...
  • Coasting through California on skateboards

    Coasting through California on skateboards
    Cousins Mason Bennett and Kenton Durfee are skateboarders on a mission. Bennett, 23, from North Salt Lake City, and Durfee, 23, from Mesa, Ariz., are nearing the end of a 650-mile skateboarding trip along the California coast to raise money for the...
  • On the Town: Sheri Dew keynote speaker at LDS Women's Conference, AAUW gathers at Oakmont Country Club

    On the Town: Sheri Dew keynote speaker at LDS Women's Conference, AAUW gathers at Oakmont Country Club
    It isn't every day that more than 750 women gather in one place in Glendale. On Saturday (Jan. 12) that's what took place at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) ward building on North Central. The Women's Conference began with a...
  • The rise of Ronda Rousey tops the Glendale News-Press' Top 10 Sports Moments of 2012

    The rise of Ronda Rousey tops the Glendale News-Press' Top 10 Sports Moments of 2012
    1) Glendale-trained Ronda Rousey takes titles and MMA world by storm — Much like her six professional bouts — which have never extended past the first round — the year 2012 was a whirlwind of success for “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey....
  • Players bestowed with season-ending awards

    SOUTHEAST GLENDALE —- The Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club, in its 70th year, meets Tuesdays at the Elk's Lodge. The following are odds and ends from the 11th and final meeting of the year. COACHES HAND OUT AWARDS Each of the four area high school...
  • Chad Nacapoy soaks up international stage

    Chad Nacapoy soaks up international stage
    Chad Nacapoy and Jim Ramos were fairly familiar with each other whenever the Cal State Los Angeles and Cal Poly Pomona baseball teams met the last two seasons. Nacapoy served as a catcher for Cal State L.A. and Ramos was the head coach at Cal Poly...
  • Time to ring the bell

    Time to ring the bell
    Last season’s attempt to double the excitement of the Glendale High versus Hoover football rivalry was never able to translate the aura of the regular-season-ending “Battle for the Victory Bell” over to a season-opening clash. If...
  • Glendale High's Mike Davis ready for one last statement

    Glendale High's Mike Davis ready for one last statement
    Before heading off to Brigham Young University in the summer to prepare for college football, Mike Davis will have a few items of business to tackle during the next several months. As the linchpin to the Glendale High boys’ track and field team...
  • Guest Column: La Caņada High School seniors succeed at notable colleges, again

    For nearly a decade, I have taken the opportunity to highlight many of the impressive college choices made available to the graduates of La Caņada High School. The Class of 2012 was no exception. Of the 323 LCHS 2012 graduates, 98% have enrolled at...
  • Stephen R. Covey dies at 79; wrote influential self-help bestseller

    Stephen R. Covey dies at 79; wrote influential self-help bestseller
    Stephen R. Covey, a former Brigham Young University business professor who blended personal self-help and management theory in a massive bestseller, "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People," died Monday at a hospital in Idaho Falls, Idaho. He was 79....
  • Martin Fleischmann dies at 85; claimed cold-fusion success

    Martin Fleischmann and Stanley Pons thought they were going to change the energy world forever. On March 23, 1989, they announced at a news conference at the University of Utah that they had discovered a tabletop process for producing nuclear fusion at...