| Jan 30, 2013
| 12:22 PM
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...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 4:38 AM
“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...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 5:25 AM
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 —...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 2:20 PM
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...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 5:54 PM
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...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 12:08 PM
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...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 12:34 PM
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....
| Jan 11, 2013
| 8:10 PM
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...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 7:34 AM
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...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 4:20 PM
Authorities said on Tuesday they have not confirmed whether a dead deer -- the second such find in the canyons of East Glendale recently -- was killed by a mountain lion or coyote.
A Glendale resident found the remains of the small deer Tuesday...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 9:05 AM
It's just another tragic news story until it's about someone you know.
If you read the Glendale News-Press last week you saw a story about a man who closed the book on his life by jumping from the Glendale (2) Freeway overpass above Chevy Chase Drive....
| Dec 10, 2012
| 3:31 PM
The potential perils of bringing a live tree into your home for the holidays are well documented in Chevy Chase's "Christmas Vacation."
The frustrations his character, Clark Greaseball — I mean Griswold — endured should be shared by no...