August 26, 2002
Molly Shore On a picture perfect day with blue skies and lots of sunshine, former Glendale resident Robert Price returned to his old home turf in Griffith Park to participate in Sunday's seventh annual 5K Muscle Team Walk. The event raises money for the Muscular Dystrophy Assn., benefiting thousands of Southern Californians with neuromuscular diseases. Price, now an Anaheim Hills resident, attended with his wife Louise, their son Evan, 11, and Scooter, the family's 2-year-old raring-to-go golden retriever.
April 24, 2004
Darleene Barrientos The latest natural disasters to devastate the area have been primarily wildfire-related, prompting residents to clear brush around hillside homes. But residents need to remember Glendale is in the middle of earthquake country, too, officials said. Preparing for an earthquake is as easy as putting away some bottled water and securing a house's water heater, said Robert Reynoso, emergency services director for the Glendale-Crescenta Valley Red Cross.
November 3, 2001
Families enjoy festival of fun The YMCA of Glendale celebrated its Family Fall Festival on Oct. 20. Assemblyman Dario Frommer's office conducted fingerprinting for the youngsters, and the Glendale Police Department sent a DARE team. Glendale Water and Power provided bottled water. Members of the YMCA gave donations for the event. Local businesses offered products and services, including fruit from Al Alonso and Moon Bounces by Al Villalobos and Don Minovitz.
June 18, 2001
Karen S. Kim NORTHEAST GLENDALE -- If organizers of Glendale's first Armenian Expo could have their way, more people in the United States would be wearing shoes made in Armenia, drinking alcohol made in Armenia, eating preserves made in Armenia, smoking cigarettes made in Armenia and using computer software made in Armenia. And that was the purpose of "Made in Armenia" -- an expo at the Glendale Civic Auditorium on Saturday and Sunday that gave nearly 40 Armenian companies a chance to show off their goods to potential importers.
April 19, 2002
Gary Moskowitz GLENDALE -- Garen Yegparian, a community hike leader for the Sierra Club, has seen as many as 400 people show up for Sierra Club hikes in the area. Yegparian, a hike leader for the Angeles chapter of the Sierra Club, said the group is busy year round hosting hikes for varying skill levels and several hiking events are coming up this month. "Anyone interested in hiking is welcome to come, and we can accommodate different hiking abilities," Yegparian said.
March 22, 2013
James Edward Stewart, a 67-year resident of Glendale and most recently Pasadena, died Friday, March 15. He was 89. He was preceded in death by his wife of 48 years, Shirley Jean Webb of East Liverpool, OH, who he married in 1946 in Glendale. Born January 20, 1924 in Chester,WV, he served in the Army Air Force from 1942 to 1945 and was stationed in Iceland, Italy, France, Germany and Africa. He then graduated from West Virginia University with a B.A. degree in bacteriology and biochemistry in 1948 and went on to earn his M.S. degree in bacteriology and biochemistry from the University of Southern California in 1950.
February 17, 2011
Pet food sales in North America and revenue growth in the developing world were bright spots in 2010 for Nestle, S.A., with U.S. headquarters in Glendale, company officials reported Thursday. Leaders of the Swiss company said that despite a rise in the cost of raw materials, such as coffee and cocoa, they anticipate revenue growth of between 5% and 6% in 2011. “The times of today is like a Rubik’s cube,” Chief Executive Paul Bulcke said in a meeting with the press in Vevey, Switzerland.
September 14, 2000
Buck Wargo GLENDALE -- Chromium 6 may have been in the ground for decades but has just found its way into the drinking water supply in recent years, according to state official overseeing an investigation on how the pollutant got there. No chromium 6 was found in the groundwater when a federal Superfund investigation began in the mid-1980s, said Dixon Oriola, a senior engineering geologist at the Regional Water Quality Control Board, which is investigation the source of the contamination.
September 13, 2002
Janine Marnien Drinks offered to students in kindergarten through eighth grade are going to get a lot healthier Jan. 1, 2004, when a new state law goes into effect mandating only specific drinks be made available for specific grades. The new restrictions won't be felt as heavily on La Canada Unified School District elementary schools, which don't have vending machines selling soft drinks and other beverages. The challenge will be at La Canada High School, where vending machines are on campus but seventh-and eighth-grade students will not be eligible to buy some of their products, said Jim Stratton, deputy superintendent of curriculum.
September 8, 2007
The Stepping Stone Players production of ?Oliver!? continues its three-week run at the Hoover High School theater, 651 Glenwood Road, Glendale. The show will be at 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. The closing date of the performance is Sept. 23. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for children 12 and under. Tickets may be purchased at (818) 548-3180 or www.steppingstoneplayers.com or at the door. ? S. Mike Neskovic, M.D . and Liza Boubari, a clinical hypnotherapist and certified domestic violence counselor, will speak on Western medicine and alternative healing from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the main auditorium of the Glendale Main Library, 222 E. Harvard St., Glendale.