August 23, 2010
CENTRAL GLENDALE — Hundreds of young fans gathered Saturday at the Glendale Galleria for a chance to meet Olympic gold-medal-winning gymnast Nastia Liukin. "We thought it would be really cool to get her autograph and see her," said 14-year-old Glendale resident Anna Hall, who came with her mom and 9-year-old sister Adella. "We really admire her passion. " At the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, Liukin tied the U.S. gymnastics record for most medals in one Olympic Games by medaling in five events, including the gold medal in the all-around competition.
August 18, 2005
At their clothing design studio in Costa Mesa, Holly Sharp and daughter Amber Sharp chatted about fashion and prepared for their next trip to Hawaii. There they plan to soak up sun and beachwear inspirations. Holly Sharp, 45, and Amber Sharp, 25, acted like best friends. Michael Sharp, Holly Sharp's husband, was surfing and wasn't due in until noon. This laid-back family clothing headquarters looks like a beach studio, but don't be fooled. The Sharps rule over a beach fashion empire, with their Lucy Love clothing line and the Holly Sharp Boutique clothing shop.
August 2, 2006
She loves fashion, but hates famine. And Rosetta Ragusa us doing something about both. The 16-year-old wrote an interview that is coming out in Seventeen magazine next month, and founded a student club that has raised $5,000 for Uganda relief. Rosetta, a Crescenta Valley High School junior, interviewed pop singer Christina Aguilera for a Seventeen magazine article that will appear in the September edition of the teen fashion and entertainment magazine. "It was a lot of fun. A lifetime experience," said Rosetta, who aspires to be editor of the magazine one day. "She's into the Marilyn Monroe look.
May 17, 2010
Ever since Mademoiselle boutique owner Rima Bedevian was a little girl, she has dreamed of opening her own little shop. ?I?ve always been interested in fashion, ever since I was a little girl,? Bedevian said. ?So I decided to open one up in La Crescenta, since we don?t have much choices up here as far as stores are concerned.? Mademoiselle, at 3442 Foothill Blvd. in La Crescenta, had its grand opening in April and caters to a European sense of fashion. Its modern decor features polished hardwood floors with pink walls partly covered with black and white damask wallpaper.
September 4, 2002
It was a commonly held belief while growing up that I was the worst dresser in my entire family. Flip through one of my mom's family albums, and you'll know what an accomplishment that was. Even my brother Luis, who almost never left his room and was rarely seen in anything but overalls, was considered a snazzier dresser than me. I'd wear anything. Polka dots, plaids, polyester or polyurethane -- if I saw it lying around and I needed to get dressed, I'd put it on. To give you an idea of my fashion sense back then, my favorite outfit for about a year was a tattered beige winter coat and the blue dress pants my mother bought me for my sister's wedding.
March 6, 2004
Fundraiser celebrates St. Patrick's Day The Cabrini Literary Guild will have its annual fundraiser, "Celebration of St. Patrick's Day," March 13 at the Oakmont Country Club in Glendale. Organizing the event is Chairwoman Joan Hutton. President of the guild is Patricia Price. The day begins at 11 a.m. with a social hour and viewing of raffle prizes. Luncheon will follow. There will be a silent auction, prizes, raffle baskets, a money tree and more.
March 11, 2005
Rima Shah About 300 teenagers and young adults catwalked at the JCPenney and Seventeen magazine modeling tryouts at the Glendale Galleria Thursday, sashaying their way toward a fashionable future. For some of the 13- to 21-year-olds, it was a chance to have a good time. The rest hoped to make a name for themselves in the world of glamour. "I want to be a model, and this seems to be fun," said Fatima Trujillo, 16, of Alhambra. "Fashion and glamour just attract me."
August 29, 2009
VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT FOR BIKE, PEDESTRIAN COUNT As part of the PLACE Grant: Safe & Healthy Streets project, The L.A. County Bicycle Coalition and city of Glendale will count bicyclists and pedestrians at multiple locations throughout Glendale in September. The count will establish a baseline of information that will help to determine how many people are walking and cycling in Glendale and where. Volunteers are needed to record the count 7 to 9 a.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 16 and 10 a.m. to noon Sept.
August 1, 2005
Robert Chacon A New Zealand-based retail chain is counting on the Glendale Galleria's clout to break into the U.S. market. Long known as a premiere mall in the U.S. for first openings, the Glendale Galleria is the first American turf for Pumpkin Patch Ltd., a children's fashion and maternity wear retail chain. The 15-year-old company's store made its debut at the Galleria Saturday after a four-year test run of its clothing line in U.S. department stores, Chief Executive Officer Maurice Prendergrast said.
September 9, 2010
1924 – 2010. Born in Brooklyn, NY; came to adulthood in Bayonne, NJ. She moved to CA in 1952 and was a resident of Glendale for over fifty years. Preceded in death by husband of forty years, Joseph Dominguez, mother of six, grandmother of 13, great grandmother of five, great-great grandmother of one. Marion retired from fashion retail at Webb’s and The Broadway. Survived by her children: JoAnna Ferber of Murrieta, CA, John Dominguez of Mission Viejo, CA, Marian Toerge of Burbank, CA, Joseph Dominguez of Laguna Niguel, CA, George Dominguez of Escondido, CA, and Diane Bynum of Murrieta, CA.