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  • Charles L. Schelberg, bank president, dies

    Charles L. Schelberg, bank president, dies
    Charles L. Schelberg, a retired Eastern Shore banker and a World War II veteran who served with the Navy in the Pacific, died June 19 of pneumonia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Queenstown resident was 86. Mr. Schelberg was born in Wilmington,...
  • Park upgrade hinges on state

    The City Council voted unanimously on approving the submission of a grant application by the city’s Community Services & Parks that would provide the city with upwards of $3 million to revitalize Palmer Park. Director of Community Services &...
  • Brockmeyer to be inducted into Muir Alumni Hall of Fame

    Neal Brockmeyer, a life-long La CaƱada Flintridge resident and stalwart advocate of local public schools, will be inducted next month into the John Muir High School Alumni Hall of Fame. Brockmeyer, 73, attended Muir from 1954 to 1956, where he was a...
  • The Gift of Reading-Exploring Nature Literature

    November 30-The McHenry County Conservation District presents The Gift of Reading-Exploring Nature Literature at Prairieview Education Center, 2112 Behan Road, Crystal Lake, from 7:00p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Are you, or someone you know, ready to curl up with...
  • Burbank teachers, student collaborate on book

    It started with a school assignment. English teacher Bob Martin asked his Burbank High School students to create a movie poster based on a book they were reading in class. And the submission of then-junior Alex Salinas caught his eye. "It was just...
  • Veterans Day Events Around The Southland

    Veterans Day Events Around The Southland
    Looking for an event that honors the nation's veterans on Thursday? Here's a sampling of Veterans Day ceremonies throughout the region: 10 a.m. Huntington Park. Veterans Day ceremony. Freedom Park, 3801 E. 61st Street. 10 a.m. Colton. Veterans Day...
  • It's A Gray Area: 'Oh, beautiful, for spacious skies'

    This Thanksgiving weekend I celebrate our national parks and other gems administered for us by the U.S. National Park Service. One thing that I want to do before my life ends is visit all the national parks. So far, I have visited 26 of those 58 parks...
  • Event shows what Glendale High has to offer

    A joint PTSA and Cluster meeting at Glendale High recently included guests from Wilson and Roosevelt middle schools. Guests from area elementary schools were also invited for an evening of food, entertainment and information about the many quality...
  • Implement a policy of pedestrian safety

    Cars injure and kill our children ("Wilson student injured in collision," Dec 7). In the last two months, three students have been hit by cars in front of Glendale schools (Rosemont Middle School, John Muir Elementary and Wilson Middle School). Neither...
  • On a pilgrimage to the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest

    On a pilgrimage to the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest
    The White Mountains that straddle the California-Nevada border are known for their extreme environment. They get less than a foot of rain a year. The wind blows almost constantly, and the temperatures can dip to well below zero. Hard to imagine, then,...
  • Family leaves violence behind

    Family leaves violence behind
    Seated in his South Glendale apartment with his wife and three children, two of whom are identical-twin daughters, Caesar Ahmed says he has resigned himself to a new life in the U.S., far from the strife spreading in his native Iraq and other Middle...