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  • Verdugo Views: Friend's scar inspires a teacher to write

    Verdugo Views: Friend's scar inspires a teacher to write
    Jane Hancock and her family moved to a house on Edmonton Road in 1961. “I fell in love with the house and the neighborhood the moment I saw it.” The weekend after they moved in, their neighbors invited them to a party and there she met Jean...
  • More construction slated for Glendale railway corridor

    More construction slated for Glendale railway corridor
    Glendale plans to begin construction on two railroad crossings in the San Fernando Road corridor in March, continuing a years-long effort to create a section of railway in which trains won’t have to blow their horns. Pushed by residential noise...
  • Madeline A. Sardo July 22, 1917 - February 13, 2013

    Madeline A. Sardo July 22, 1917 - February 13, 2013
    Madeline A. Sardo was born July 22, 1917, in Boston, Massachusetts. Her parents, Angela and Carmine Marano came from Italy to Boston just after the turn of the century. Madeline attended St. Mary’s School in Boston. As a child, she studied violin...
  • On the Town: Souplantation is first up in charity 'Dine Out'

    On the Town: Souplantation is first up in charity 'Dine Out'
    If the Souplantation didn't tickle your taste buds, the "Soup-er Bowl" at Glendale's First Baptist Church was also available this week. On Sunday (Jan. 27), the church opened the first weekend of its annual Missions Festival with plenty of soup ladled out...
  • It's the 'Groundhog Day' movie quiz... Again!

    It's the 'Groundhog Day' movie quiz... Again!
    “Groundhog Day” opened in theaters 20 years ago,  and was greeted by much head-scratching, even among Bill Murray fans. This was not a movie about Murray and his rodent nemesis from “Caddyshack.” The Nietzschean story, which...
  • `Old' people had earlier lives, too

    A kind of schmaltzy poem is making the rounds on the Internet. In the voice of an old man in a nursing home, the character is speaking to nurses who see him as nothing more than the "Cranky Old Man" of the poem's title. As he recalls his life —...
  • Woman in Glendale knocked unconscious while keeping purse from would-be snatcher on BMX bike

    A 55-year-old Glendale woman sustained minor injuries Wednesday when, as a cyclist attempted to steal her purse, she held on to it and hit her head on the ground, police said. The woman suffered a bruise on the back of her head and a scratch to her...
  • New look, same hopes for GCC men's golf

    New look, same hopes for GCC men's golf
    For most of the past month, the members of the Glendale Community College men's golf team have been making the practice rounds while putting up with the chilly temperatures. Virtually none of the Vaqueros have locked up a top-six spot in the starting...
  • Verdugo Views: Weston story wakes up local memories

    Verdugo Views: Weston story wakes up local memories
    Edward Weston has been the topic several times in the 10-plus years I've been writing Verdugo Views. And, each time, the Weston name gets noticed. The Jan. 12 column on Ivan Forbes' memories of living across the street from the Weston family was no...
  • Rim of the Valley would be too big

    In the Jan. 10 Glendale News-Press was an article titled “Rim of the Valley draws support.” I do not believe the supporters know the whole story. The proposed new national park covers an area two-thirds the size of Yosemite National Park....
  • Verdugo Views: Long-ago memories of a famous neighbor

    Verdugo Views: Long-ago memories of a famous neighbor
    Ivan Forbes was in the audience recently when Beth Gates Warren, author of “Artful Lives: Edward Weston, Margrethe Mather and the Bohemians of Los Angeles” spoke at the Glendale Central Library. Warren's book focuses on what she called...
  • National Lampoon bringing new sketch show to L.A.

    National Lampoon bringing new sketch show to L.A.
    National Lampoon, one of the most recognizable names in comedy, but one that has seen its brand image suffer in recent years, is getting back into the stage business with a brand new production -- "Sketches from the National Lampoon" at the Hayworth...