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  • 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...
  • Community & Clubs: Rotary convention features Bill Gates

    As you read this column, I am attending the 2011 Rotary International Convention in New Orleans. More than 20,000 Rotarians have come to New Orleans from over 180 countries, including dozens of Rotarians from Costa Mesa and Irvine. President-elects...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Briefly In Education

    Just say no to underage drinking The Boys & Girls Clubs of Laguna Beach, in conjunction with the South Orange County Coalition, will participate in a community alcohol prevention activity called Sticker Shock at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. The event — in...
  • Thousands View 121st Rose Parade Floats

    Thousands View 121st Rose Parade Floats
    PASADENA -- Thousands turned out to see the floats from the 121st Tournament of Roses Parade on display along Sierra Madre and Washington Boulevards this weekend. Sunday marked the last day the flowery creations were on display for public viewing. Warm,...
  • Ind. man, 72, shaves shaggy eyebrows for charity

    Ind. man, 72, shaves shaggy eyebrows for charity
    A 72-year-old man with eyebrows so long he brushed them each morning raised $1,600 for charity from people who paid to take turns trimming his out-of-control brows. Some of the wiry hairs shorn from Si Burgher's shaggy eyebrows measured more than three...
  • Chatsworth train crash survivor has a long road back

    Chatsworth train crash survivor has a long road back
    Racheal Mofya sits quietly, her head down, there but not there. Her left arm rests in a sling. She scratches at the healing scars all over her body. A plum-colored turban hides the thick, livid scars snaking around her head. Mofya is in a gaily...
  • Former school board member who fathered a child with teen girl sentenced to prison

     
    A former Ventura County school board member who fathered a child with a young girl has been sentenced to 17 years in prison for sexual abuse. Brian E. Martin, 49, a member of the Rio School District board since 2006,......
  • Community & Clubs: Columnist honored by Exchange Club

    The Newport Harbor Exchange Club honored yours truly last week with an award established in 1917, The Book of Golden Deeds. According to Garrett TeWinkle, who organized the presentation, the award "recognizes dedicated volunteers who give their time and...
  • Kaity Tong

    Kaity Tong
    Kaity Tong, known for her professionalism, warmth, and quick wit, is one of the most popular local news anchors in the New York market. She currently field anchors the Emmy Award- winning PIX News at Ten each weeknight. Born in China, Kaity came to the...