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  • 'Right-Size Flower Garden' helps gardeners downsize tasks, cultivate joy

     'Right-Size Flower Garden' helps gardeners downsize tasks, cultivate joy
    Life became different the instant Kerry Ann Mendez's husband broke his neck in a 2011 accident. Topping the list of changes: a full-time job with benefits for Mendez and a new role helping her husband with his physical challenges. Somewhere further down...
  • Swimming preview: Bigger numbers could bolster Burbank, Burroughs squads

    In a Pacific League that features perennial favorite Crescenta Valley High and other solid programs, the Burroughs and Burbank swimming teams have found the going rough the past few years. However, with sizable turnouts and some renewed interest in both...
  • 'Garden-pedia' authors get to the root of gardening terminology

     'Garden-pedia' authors get to the root of gardening terminology
    Maria Zampini has spent a lifetime in the garden industry. She's a fourth-generation nursery person whose family had a destination garden center in Ohio for more than 30 years. She's also the president and owner of UpShoot, a horticultural marketing...
  • Tips: 8 winter home maintenance to dos

    Mid-winter is a good time to check for ways to reduce home energy consumption and prevent appliance and equipment breakdowns. Here are eight home maintenance tips to improve energy efficiency and keep appliances and heating systems running well. •...
  • Bird Nerd: May I See Your Passport, Mr. Bird?

    Bird Nerd: May I See Your Passport, Mr. Bird?
    I'm a stickler for proper identification. I understand not everyone is a stickler and I appreciate that. I fall somewhere in the middle between hard-core birder and recreational birding enthusiast. Still, it's important to have the proper names but I've...
  • Gleneagles tennis pro and teacher retires after 27 years

    Three hundred friends, students, and club members of Gleneagles Country Club in Delray Beach recently celebrated the retirement of Head Professional Tennis Instructor Astrid Suurbeek. The standing room only crowd came to support the Amsterdam, Holland...
  • Disneyland memorabilia fetches $1.7 million at two-day auction

    Disneyland memorabilia fetches $1.7 million at two-day auction
    An extensive private collection of Disneyland memorabilia that went on the auction block over the weekend generated sales of more than $1.7 million by the time the final gavel had come down, with an animatronic bird from the Enchanted Tiki Room fetching...
  • Mike Minarsky: Former DJ launches Wolverine radio station

    Mike Minarsky has spent a lifetime in radio, starting from his teenage years. After decades spent learning the ropes, hiring himself out as a "portable DJ" and working for "corporate America," he's now pursuing his passion out of his own living room,...
  • Robert Oliver FrenchAugust 9, 1922 - February 3, 2015

       Robert Oliver French (Bob) was born in Los Angeles, CA, to Oliver Edwin French and Frances Annette Myers. He passed away peacefully in Pasadena at the age of 92.    He moved to Glendale soon after starting school, and went to R.D. White, Wilson,...
  • February gardening calendar

    February gardening calendar
    Almanac Average temperatures: High 74, low 51 Rainfall: 2.35 inches Average last frost date: Feb. 15. The moon 1. Moon phases •Full moon: Feb. 3 •Last quarter: Feb. 11 •New moon: Feb. 18 •First quarter: Feb. 25 2....
  • When golf fans look up, they want to see stars

    When golf fans look up, they want to see stars
    No one has to remind Rory McIlroy that his sport is lacking something vital right now. With Tiger Woods hobbled by injury and Phil Mickelson not getting any younger, golf has lost much of its star power. McIlroy — the current No. 1 player —...