A News-Press photographer and a reporter tagged along with Glendale
firefighters recently, clad in turnouts, boots and helmets.
But despite the regulation gear, they drew quite a few curious stares
from passersby: A good 4 or 5 inches shorter than the even the shortest
firefighters, the sleeves covered most of their hands and the pant legs
grazed the ground.
THANKING THE TEACHER PROFUSELY
Last week was National Teacher Appreciation Week, and schools in
Glendale Unified celebrated by honoring their educators with special
Hoover High School Co-principal Hasmik Danielian said her colleague,
Co-principal Kevin Welsh, went out of his way to thank each and every
teacher personally at Hoover.
"He's been getting on his knees and thanking each teacher from the
bottom of his heart," Danielian said.
THE WORK IS NEVER DONE
Officials estimate the move-in date for the new police headquarters,
across the street from the current site at 140 N. Isabel St., will be
sometime around the Oct. 19 ribbon-cutting.
That doesn't mean all the work will be done for the people involved in
the project, though.
"I think we'll be six months of answering all the odds and ends," said
Glendale Police Capt. Jim Swinford, the project coordinator. "'Why did we
do it this way?' they'll ask. Luckily, we're pretty much caught up with
all of those."
SEVEN POUNDS, 6 OUNCES
Chef Cherie Twohy labored intensely as she wrestled a roasted red
pepper out of its jar during one of her recent cooking classes in La
"That's one huge red pepper!" she exclaimed, displaying the hubcap
"Yes, and what are you going to name it?" one of her students asked.