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  • John Erle Goodlad

    John Erle Goodlad October 7, 1929 – September 4, 2011 A rare native son, John was born in Los Angeles, California and lived most of his life in Southern California.  He graduated from Marshall High School, class of 1947 and the University of...
  • Rotary has polio on the ropes in India

    Rotary Club members worldwide, including those in Costa Mesa and Newport Beach, are cautiously celebrating a milestone in the global effort to eradicate polio. India, until recently an epicenter of the wild poliovirus, has gone one year without recording...
  • Classically Trained: Philharmonic Society announces 2012-13 season lineup

    The Philharmonic Society of Orange County has announced its 2012-13 season lineup that's going to be bringing a few A-list classical stars to local audiences. Among the highlights is cellist Yo-Yo Ma, violinist Itzhak Perlman and the Los Angeles...
  • Wash Away Thirst campaign underway at local car wash

    Wash Away Thirst campaign underway at local car wash
    A national program to bring clean water to the developing world has finally reached California — and La Cañada Flintridge is its first outpost in the state. The Wash Away Thirst campaign, started by Georgia-based carwash owner Jim Dudley, has now...
  • Gas leak forces evacuations in downtown Evanston

    Gas leak forces evacuations in downtown Evanston
    A gas leak has forced the evacuation of several buildings in downtown Evanston, including the headquarters of Rotary International, authorities said. Utility workers hit a gas main at about 11:45 a.m. Saturday on Grove Street near the intersection of...
  • Carl F. Graas, Jr.

      Carl F. Graas, Jr.   Carl F. Graas Jr., Glendale native and long-time merchant, passed away in Santa Barbara on October 21. Carl was born in 1923 to Carl and Adele Graas, attended Hoover High School and Pomona College. He served in the 100th...
  • A reverence for helping the poor

    A reverence for helping the poor
    In the Ugandan town of Gulu and its surrounding villages, the locals call Peter Keller “Muzungo,” the Acholi word for white person. In Gulu, and in La Crescenta, where he has lived for 36 years, Keller oversees Aid Africa, the one non-...
  • Community & Clubs: A busy time for service clubs

    This is a busy time of the year for service clubs in Costa Mesa and Newport Beach. Some club members are ringing the Salvation Army bells and staffing the donation kettles at local shopping centers. Others, such as the Exchange Clubs of Corona del Mar and...
  • Sunrise Rotary earns Silver Bell

    Sunrise Rotary earns Silver Bell
    Rotary International’s coveted Silver Bell award was presented to Burbank Sunrise Rotary for being the best small club in its 33-club district for the past year. The presentation was made at the Rotary District 5260 Conference in North Hollywood...
  • New evening Rotary club glows in the moonlight

    New evening Rotary club glows in the moonlight
    Glendale Sunrise Rotary Club recently ushered a new Rotary club into town, a feat no other Glendale Rotary Club has accomplished in 24 years, said Peggy Riddle, who served as co-advisor with fellow Rotarian David Smith. The new club is named Glendale...
  • Fall 2012

    Fall 2012
    SEPTEMBER SEPT. 15 NORTHFIELD Northfield State Fair 6-10 p.m. Bring your appetite to Clarkson Park where there will be a pie baking contest and ribfest judging. In addition to food there is bingo, music and fun for all ages. northfieldparkdistrict....