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  • On the Town: Red Cross sponsors annual tasting event; Local chapter of American Business Women's Assn. celebrates 51st anniversary

    On the Town: Red Cross sponsors annual tasting event; Local chapter of American Business Women's Assn. celebrates 51st anniversary
    "Fine Wine, Cheese and Chocolate Tasting." How tempting. On a recent balmy, early evening at Glendale's Forest Lawn Museum, more than 100 guests decided to skip slaving over a hot stove and, instead, enjoyed being served a light repast fit for a king....
  • Richard Dean Wineland MD June 14, 1931 - June 22, 2014

    Richard Dean Wineland MD <br/> June 14, 1931 - June 22, 2014
    RICHARD DEAN WINELAND MD passed away peacefully at home with his wife by his side June 22nd. Most knew him best as “Doc”. A long term resident of the Burbank area, Doc was born June 14, 1931 to Dr. Albert J and Margaret E. Wineland of Los...
  • Vittoria M. JardiniNovember 12, 1918 - June 1, 2014

    Predeceased by her husband, Allesandro Jardini M.D. Survived by her sons Albert Jardini (Jolanta), Andre Jardini (Gwen Freeman), Mark Jardini, Daniel Jardini (Sonia Rodriguez), Edward Jardini (Pamela), her grandchildren Tristan Jardini (Jennifer),...
  • Shirley Elizabeth Petraitis April 30, 1927 - May 1, 2014

    Shirley Elizabeth Petraitis <br/>April 30, 1927 - May 1, 2014
    Shirley Petraitis, 87, of Glendale, left her family on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at Le Bleu Chateau, Burbank, California. She was born April 30, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois, to Alfred and Maria Petersen, she was the second of five children. She married John...
  • Learning Matters: Educate yourself about end-of-life issues

    Learning Matters: Educate yourself about end-of-life issues
    I spend a lot of column space writing about the Common Core Curriculum and preparing our students for their future. But what about preparing them for ours? I’ve spent much of the last few weeks in the end-of-life arena alongside various friends and...
  • Glendale PTA: Ceremonies mark the end of the school year

    Glendale PTA: Ceremonies mark the end of the school year
    The last day of school in the Glendale Unified School District, including graduation and promotion ceremonies, is June 3. Wilson Middle School eighth-graders will attend promotion activities at 9:30 a.m. on the school's athletic field, while promotion...
  • Artists Drew Struzan and Bob Peak: Hollywood's poster boys

     Artists Drew Struzan and Bob Peak: Hollywood's poster boys
    Artists Drew Struzan and the late Bob Peak may not be household names, but their movie posters have graced the walls of museums and galleries as well as countless homes and college dorm rooms. Struzan's more than 150 posters include ones for "Blade...
  • Griffith Park's charming surprises are just steps away

     Griffith Park's charming surprises are just steps away
    This is a short, vigorous walk that unites two of Griffith Park's most charming features — the vintage 1926 merry-go-round and the ruins of the park's original zoo. 1. Begin your walk at the parking lot off Crystal Springs Drive that serves the...
  • Verdugo Views: The word on St. Mark's history

    Verdugo Views: The word on St. Mark's history
    When Bruce Merritt, a longtime member of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, volunteered to research the church’s history in preparation for its 125th anniversary, he didn’t realize that it would turn into a multiyear project. “I’...
  • Feng-shui-friendly Rose Hills cemetery cultivates Chinese clientele

    Feng-shui-friendly Rose Hills cemetery cultivates Chinese clientele
    Bruce Lazenby remembers the spring morning when the management staff of Rose Hills Memorial Park in Whittier gathered in a boardroom, baffled by the events of the weekend. In two days, the cemetery had seen Dodger Stadium-size crowds of Chinese...
  • Mickey Rooney's body goes unclaimed as family feuds over burial site

    Mickey Rooney's body goes unclaimed as family feuds over burial site
    For decades in Hollywood, Mickey Rooney led a charmed life. He acted opposite Judy Garland and Elizabeth Taylor, collecting award nominations for performances praised by the likes of Cary Grant, Gore Vidal and Tennessee Williams. He married starlets and...
  • Funeral of LAPD officer to cause freeway, road closures

    Funeral of LAPD officer to cause freeway, road closures
    Officials are warning commuters to avoid the northbound 101 Freeway in downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday between 10:30 a.m. and noon as funeral services are held for a motorcycle officer who died several days after he was struck by an SUV. Chris Cortijo,...