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By Ani Amirkhanian | March 3, 2008
Participants walked Sunday to end hunger during the annual Glendale/Foothills Communities Crop Walk. CROP, or Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty, is a national fundraiser that benefits food pantries in the United States and provides food and other disaster relief aid to developing countries. “I think the walk gives people the opportunity to have some fellowship, and it raises awareness about the hungry,” said David Earle, executive director of Food for Body and Soul, a Glendale-based nonprofit faith-based organization that provides meals and worship services for the homeless.
NEWS
February 3, 2009
Organizers plan for hunger walk The Glendale-Foothills Communities CROP Hunger Walk is having two Recruiter Rallies from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday and 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday at Incarnation Catholic Church School, 1001 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale. CROP, or Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty, is a national fundraiser that benefits food pantries in the United States and provides food and other disaster relief aid to developing countries. A program concerning CROP Hunger Walks will be presented the first hour.
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May 2, 2005
Rosette Gonzales Their footsteps took them through the streets of Glendale, but their fundraising efforts will reach global heights, said members of local faith congregations as they walked Sunday to stop hunger. Nearly 150 people met at Incarnation Catholic Church at noon for the five-kilometer Crop Walk. With balloons and signs in hand, participants proceeded south on Brand Boulevard to Wilson Avenue, Louise Street, Lomita Avenue and then north on Central Avenue, to finish at North Glendale United Methodist Church.
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March 10, 2003
Molly Shore While many people in Los Angeles took to the streets over the weekend to protest against war, others walked through Glendale streets to support a war against hunger. Assembling at The Church of Incarnation on Sunday afternoon, more than 200 people from 21 local houses of worship and organizations raised money by participating in the eighth annual Glendale CROP Walk (Communities Reaching Out to People). The walk, covering a distance of 3.1 miles, took about an hour to complete and ended at North Glendale United Methodist Church on Central Avenue.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 5, 2009
TODAY The city of Glendale Cultural Affairs section is accepting submissions from artists, art groups and art organizations for the Man?s Inhumanity to Man Art Exhibition scheduled for April. The exhibition will be part of the Annual Week of Remembrance Commemoration, an event to educate the public about atrocities throughout history and the world. Submissions must be received by Friday. For more information, contact Ripsime Marashian at (818) 548-2780 or rmarashian@ ci.glendale.
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By Arin Mikailian, arin.mikailian@latimes.com | April 25, 2014
Now that the farmers market in downtown Glendale has been in its new home for more than three months , less than half of the vendors who used to participate along Brand Boulevard are setting up booths at the new venue, according to the market's new management. The farmers market, which used to occupy a section of Brand's sidewalk between Wilson Avenue and Broadway, now operates out of a larger space with more vendors in the parking lot of the First Baptist Church on Maryland Avenue.
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By Joyce Rudolph | February 26, 2013
The 18th annual Glendale/Foothill Communities 5K CROP Hunger Walk is Sunday and begins at Incarnation Catholic Church, 1001 N. Brand Blvd. Registration and pre-walk activities begin at 1 p.m. with the walk kickoff at 1:30. Preregistration is available at cwsglobal.org/glendaleca . Local organizers are taking the Feinstein Challenge and the money raised will help increase the group's proportionate share of $1 million given by the Alan Feinstein Foundation to hunger-fighting agencies in the United States based on funds raised between March 1 and April 30. Food collections count, so bring canned goods by. A portion of the funds raised in Glendale will go to the hunger-fighting work of four local food pantries and the food voucher program of Glendale Community College.
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By Grant Gordon, grant.gordon@latimes.com | November 23, 2012
With another winter ready to usher in another start to the high school girls' soccer season, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy will once more look to fill the void left by a departing All-Area Player of the Year. The Tologs will also begin a major renovation as it relates to the coaching ranks. As Crescenta Valley looks to run its string of Pacific League titles to five in a row, it must do so without some graduated mainstays who were integral to the Falcons' championship crowns.
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By Jason Wells, jason.wells@latimes.com | October 21, 2011
An aphid-like citrus pest with a history in Glendale prompted another warning issued this week calling on residents to report infestations to state agricultural officials. The Asian citrus psyllid is not harmful to humans, but can be devastating to citrus trees if it is carrying a fruit-destroying disease that has no cure. The so-called greening disease, which so far has been kept from spreading north of the Mexico border, destroys the taste of fruit and kills the tree within five years, said Beth Grafton-Cardwell, UC Riverside research entomologist based at a facility in the Central Valley.
NEWS
March 9, 2010
Soroptimists looking for creative bras Soroptimist International of Glendale is searching for innovative creations for its seventh annual Bras for a Cause fundraiser April 10 at the Embassy Suites Hotel. Anyone can decorate a bra according to this year?s theme, ?Bras for a Cause Salutes Television.? The entry fee is $100, and submissions are due by March 26. They can be dropped off at Beverly Ann Flowers, attn. Lou Rhodes, 1150 N. Brand Blvd. Entries are best mounted on a mannequin torso, which are available for free at Beverly Ann Flowers.
SPORTS
By Gabriel Rizk | February 5, 2010
GLENDALE — The following are updates on area players at the collegiate level.   Kris Kauppila (Crescenta Valley High, 2008) sophomore shortstop, University of Portland baseball: While yet to even swing a bat or turn a double play in 2010, Kauppila is already being counted among the West Coast Conference’s elite players for the upcoming season. Kauppila, who batted .336 with four home runs and 21 runs batted in with 20 doubles and 46 runs scored to earn All-WCC honorable mention as a freshman, was one of two Pilots to make the Preseason All-WCC Team, which is voted on by the conference’s coaches.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 7, 2009
TODAY The Glendale-Foothills Communities CROP Hunger Walk is having a Recruiter Rally from 9:30 a.m. to noon at Incarnation Catholic Church School, 1001 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale. CROP, or Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty, is a national fundraiser that benefits food pantries in the United States and provides food and other disaster relief aid to developing countries. A program concerning CROP Hunger Walks will be presented the first hour. These events are also open houses for people who just want to stop in to pick up the materials.
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