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  • Service Clubs: Scholars who met the challenge are honored

    The Magnolia Park Optimist Club honored students at its April 15 meeting who were able to overcome many obstacles to achieve their goals. Optimists Evie Magnante and Sue Kyle did an outstanding job of selecting the students who won "Meet the Challenge"...
  • National Parks off the beaten trail

    National Parks off the beaten trail
    Our first campsite was so cramped tents were piled together like tenements. Our path up to Nevada Falls was congested - we got stuck behind fanny-pack hikers snapping photos every 200 feet. Our immersion in nature was so, well, unnatural, we spent...
  • Picnic honors junior firefighters

    Three elementary school students became unofficial members of the Glendale Fire Department at Friday's Junior Fire picnic at Verdugo Park. The Fire Department hosted its annual picnic as a celebration for Glendale Unified fifth-graders who spent the last...
  • 10-20-30 Years Ago

    10-20-30  Years Ago
    Ten Years Ago A jury found Martin Higgins, 60, guilty in the April 1999 murder of James Cummings in the latter's La CaƱada Boulevard home. Higgins had once been employed at Cummings' Up Th' Hill Bar in La Crescenta. Twenty Years Ago George Caswell,...
  • Service Clubs: Models are pretty as a picture

    The Foothill Civitan Club of Burbank's Philanthropy Fundraising Event on May 8 at the Castaway Restaurant was a great success. The fashion show, "Pretty as a Picture," with members of the club and families as the models was very well done and the...
  • Sports briefs

    Girls' volleyball camp offered Female players wishing to improve their volleyball skills can do so at the fifth annual Volleyball Players Camp. The camp will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 12-16 and July 19-23 at Bellarmine-Jefferson High. The...
  • Glendale High School receives gift of $11,000

    The 2009-10 academic year is now a memory, but it also provides the chance for PTAs to review the months with appreciation for the support and hard work that took place. At Glendale High School, the PTSA has announced its gift to the school thanks to...
  • Mesa Musings: Junior high at Rea

    In September 1956 I enrolled as a junior high student at Everett A. Rea School on Hamilton Street on Costa Mesa's West Side. Though an elementary school today, in '56 it and Horace Ensign Intermediate School in Newport Heights were the only two junior...
  • I'm Just Sayin': Saving trees from fools

    Trees have been long celebrated in poetry and song. I remember learning Odgen Nash's poem about trees when I was in elementary school. Somewhere I learned the World War II song "Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree With Anyone Else But Me," and more recently my...
  • Book reviews: Going 'off the grid' — what it means and what it takes and why

    Book reviews: Going 'off the grid' — what it means and what it takes and why
    It's all Thoreau's fault. In the whirring, churning American imagination, that vast and lovely virtual world — fed by books and stories — with territory one can still "light out" for, Thoreau is the guy who showed it was possible to get off...
  • In the heat of the anniversary

    In the heat of the anniversary
    Hey, was it hot enough for you last weekend? I thought I was stuck in a pressure cooker and would never get out. I'm wishing that June gloom was back again. I have never run my air conditioning 24/7 before, but I sure did from Wednesday through Sunday....