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  • Nonprofits can vie for scarce federal grants

    CITY HALL — Local nonprofits will now have a shot at roughly $850,00 in federal grants after the City Council this week opened the application period. For the 2011-12 fiscal year, Glendale is expecting to receive about $3.8 million in Community...
  • Quick Hits

    Hospital to host tonight's mixer "Time, Talent and Technology" is the theme of Thursday night's mixer of the La CaƱada Flintridge Chamber of Commerce, which will be hosted by Verdugo Hills Hospital Foundation, 1812 Verdugo Blvd., Glendale. Hours for...
  • Book review: 'Brute' by Robert Coram

    Book review: 'Brute' by Robert Coram
    Brute The Life of Victor Krulak, U.S. Marine Robert Coram Little, Brown; 349 pps., $27.99 "Brute" examines the life and career of U.S. Marine Lt. Gen. Victor H. "Brute" Krulak, the complex and controversial officer whose role in shaping the modern...
  • California a cornucopia of natural beauty products

    California a cornucopia of natural beauty products
    As families sit down at the table Thursday to give thanks for a bountiful feast, we can also give thanks for the bounty of California, where the harvest is diverse and year-round. And — more thanks — many of California's abundant crops and...
  • Bank Of America doles out $450K

    Bank of America announced last week that it will give $450,000 to Orange County nonprofits in Costa Mesa and other cities for funding and leadership training. The bank's neighborhood excellence initiative has donated $2.7 million to area nonprofits...
  • Wishing everyone a happy Thanksgiving

    I would like to take this opportunity to share in the observance of this Thanksgiving as a deeply meaningful and truly American holiday. As local citizens, this is a time of sharing. We share our love of country, of our soldiers serving at home and...
  • Food pantries meeting high demand

    Food pantries meeting high demand
    With demand for food assistance remaining high, local food pantries and service providers say they have seen increased demand in the days leading up to Thanksgiving. "When our pantry manager told us last week we had given out 120 Thanksgiving baskets...
  • Journey takes detour

     Journey takes detour
    CLAREMONT — Coach Kristen Case said this special season for the Newport Harbor High girls' tennis team has been more about the journey than the destination. Monday's match at the final destination, The Claremont Club, didn't go the way the top-...
  • Giving thanks for lunch

    Giving thanks for lunch
    Feeding 250 people is no easy task, especially when they say their favorite Thanksgiving food is "everything." Preparations for Thanksgiving lunch at the Glendale Salvation Army started early and Director of Social Services Rick White was hard at work...
  • Organizations: Clients present annual holiday program

    Clients and their teachers of the BCR "a place to grow" presented their annual holiday program on Nov. 17 at St. Francis Xavier Church Holy Cross Hall. The center's mission is to provide quality program services for children and adults with...
  • Book calendar: Author events for the week of November 28, 2010

    Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. MONDAY Christian Lander: The author of "Whiter Shades of Pale: The Stuff White People Like, Coast to Coast, From Seattle's Sweaters to Maine's Microbrews" will present and sign his new book. Book Soup,...