January 12, 2008
You can spend considerable time looking for a tale as dark and gritty as ?There Will Be Blood,? but in the end, you may keep returning to this gut-wrenching tale as the benchmark for those criteria. The character of Daniel Plainview, the central figure of the story, is richly portrayed by Daniel Day-Lewis, and he is as shivering, dark and cold as anyone, in the crime genre at least, that I have ever read about in the morning newspapers, and that is a span of time outreaching the half-century mark.
September 17, 2002
Local Armenian residents turned out at Glendale Memorial Hospital on Monday night to lend their help, support -- and blood. The Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry, a program that registers donors to meet the specific needs of Armenians suffering from life-threatening blood diseases, hosted a blood drive Monday to support its cause. Giving blood is the first step toward recruiting and tissue typing donors. The Armenian State Musical Theatre, a singing group that performed at The Alex Theatre on Sunday and Sept.
June 29, 2006
Myrna Morton-Brown has been donating her blood since she was in college. She even pre-donated blood for her own surgery in 1982. For the 67-year-old Glendale resident giving blood became such an important effort that she began organizing office blood drives six years ago for her office employees to give to the American Red Cross. "I was big on donating blood," Morton-Brown said. "It was fun going around and telling everybody to give a pint of their blood." After her retirement four years ago, Morton-Brown, 67, decided to volunteer her time with the Red Cross, the organization she had been familiar with ever since she started giving blood.
March 25, 2003
Edgar Melik-Stepanyan Becky Homan's hard work continues to pay off. Homan, who attends Rosemont Middle School in La Crescenta, competed in the Level Seven Junior Olympic Southern California State Championships from March 15-16, placing in fifth place in the all-around competition of the 13-year-old division. She finished in third in the uneven bars and was third on the vault. At this level, each gymnast chooses their own music and has a floor routine choreographed to it. In the lower levels, every gymnast uses the same floor music and does the same routines.
November 13, 2009
Trail of blood leads police to man A 20-year-old Glendale man was arrested early Wednesday after cutting himself while allegedly burglarizing a local pharmacy and leaving a trail of blood, police said. Artin Simonian allegedly broke the front window of the Pacific Medical Pharmacy on the 1100 block of Pacific Avenue at 4:03 a.m. Wednesday and seriously cut himself, leaving splashes of blood, Police Sgt. Vahak Mardikian said. A box of syringes, the antidepressant drug Prozac and other prescription medications were stolen, Mardikian said.
January 29, 2001
Thank you for the article on Becky Homan, which not only commends a young athlete for her commitment, but also introduces the general public to a condition that affects an estimated 5% to 10% of the general population, with women accounting for more than 75% of reported cases. According to the Harvard Health Letter, which I will restate in an edited form in this letter, some experts estimate that as many as 20% to 25% of young women have some form of Raynaud's syndrome.
August 8, 2003
Ryan Carter Elvis will be in the building today to help raise money for an effort that goes way beyond "You Ain't Nothin' But a Hound Dog." The Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry will host its annual dinner banquet at 8 p.m. at the Hilton Glendale, 100 W. Glenoaks Blvd. Elvis impersonator Harry Shahoian, known as the Armenian Elvis, and several dignitaries will be honored for their support of the 2-year-old program, which collects, types, matches and distributes blood donated by Armenians and is distributed to patients who need it. The registry's founder, Frieda Jordan, said the event is an effort to recognize people who have supported the program and to raise money for it. "Most committee members recognize that the biggest challenge is that we are running an international registry and do not have enough funding to support the typing," said Jordan, who volunteers her time for the program while working as a laboratory director in Glendora, where the donated blood is stored.
February 10, 2006
For centuries, scientists and philosophers researched why this ethereal center of love we call our heart, houses feelings and emotions as well as pumping blood through the entire cardiovascular system. After all, isn't it just another organ like the others in your body? The human heart is a double pump. It receives blood low in oxygen from the body tissues and sends it to the lungs for a quick fix. It finely adjusts the rate of contraction and blood pressure, adjusts the carbon dioxide and miraculously, sends it all back to the tissues of the body with all levels balanced according to your body's needs at that moment.
February 13, 2006
A Happy Heart For centuries, scientists and philosophers researched why this ethereal center of love we call our heart, houses feelings and emotions as well as pumping blood through the entire cardiovascular system. After all, isn't it just another organ like the others in your body? The human heart is a double pump. It receives blood low in oxygen from the body tissues and sends it to the lungs for a quick fix. It finely adjusts the rate of contraction and blood pressure, adjusts the carbon dioxide and miraculously, sends it all back to the tissues of the body with all levels balanced according to your body's needs at that moment.
November 1, 2001
Mirjam Swanson NORTHWEST GLENDALE -- Ever watched the runner who finishes last and wondered what the deal with that person is? You know, the one last across the finish line of a swift mile? Or a marathon? Or maybe in a high school cross-country invitational? Is it that runner's first race? Last race? Is that another soccer player just trying to stay in shape? Or is she a distance runner who's desperately out of shape? Is she a winner just for finishing?