March 17, 2006
"Weather, Laughter, and Life" is the topic of Fritz Coleman's charity lecture for the San Marino Celebrity Series at 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 19 at the Chapel of Lake Avenue Church, 393 N. Lake Ave., Pasadena. Fritz Coleman is NBC 4's weathercaster who appears on the weekday news shows at 5, 6, and 11 p.m. He is known for his weather knowledge and sense of humor. He has been named "Best Weathercaster" by many major Southern California newspapers. Coleman devotes much of his free time to charitable activities and has won a number of awards for his dedication to community service.
October 13, 2009
Fritz Coleman, comedian and Channel 4 weatherman, is once again putting together a comedy night fundraiser for the Glendale-Crescenta Valley Red Cross on Nov. 1 at Glendale Centre Theatre, 324 N. Orange St. Coleman will bring along other stand-up comics to put on two shows for the benefit of the chapter, one show is at 6:15 p.m. and the second at 8:15. Tickets are $25, and for $45 those who wish can purchase reserved seating and admission to a VIP reception at Phoenicia, 343 N. Central Ave., Glendale, before the 8:15 p.m. show.
March 13, 2003
The Glendale Unified School District will host its 13th annual High School Scholastic Bowl on Monday. The 2002 champion, Crescenta Valley High School, will go up against student teams from Clark Magnet, Hoover and Glendale high schools at 7 p.m. in the auditorium at Glendale High, 1440 E. Broadway. Students who participate must answer challenging questions in subjects like language arts, social science, math, science and fine arts. They will be competing for nearly $4,000 in scholarships.
December 10, 2011
The Glendale-Burbank Republican Assembly installed new officers Thursday, with Todd Hunt taking the helm from outgoing president Sonny Sardo. L.A. County Supervisor Mike Antonovich installed the new officers, which included Bill Ferril, Denis McLean, Joan Taylor, Raffi Najarian, Mardy Graves, David Thelin, Fred Dwight, Doffie Lewis, Lisa Clement and Jackie Dwight. Chartered in 1936, the local organization is the longest running charter in the California Republican Assembly, according to Sardo.
September 20, 2006
Demonstrating a mastery of theatrical stand-up, NBC4's own Fritz Coleman offers a peek behind the newsroom's curtain in "Tonight At 11!", playing at The Falcon Theatre in Burbank. Capitalizing on his expertise as a writer/performer of comedic commentary, Coleman presents an original piece that touches both the heart and the funny bone. Channel 8 serves as the fictitious dial setting for Coleman's analysis of the behind-the-scenes lunacy and effort that goes into what we witness from the comfort of our sofas.
February 17, 2001
Glendale Symphony Orchestra presents 'Majesty of Brahms' GLENDALE -- The Glendale Symphony Orchestra performs the final concert of its 77th continuous season at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at The Alex Theatre in Glendale. Music Director Sidney Weiss conducts the orchestra in the program featuring Brahms' Concerto for violin and cello "Double" and Symphony No. 2. The Double concerto features principal second violinist Tamsen Beseke and principal cellist Armen Ksajikian.
January 20, 2006
The Masters of Harmony will open the 38th season of the San Marino Celebrity Series on Sun., Jan. 22 at The Chapel of Lake Avenue Church.The Masters of Harmony will open the 38th season of the San Marino Celebrity Series on Sunday, Jan. 22. The 100-man chorus with barbershop quartets has won six international gold medal championships, and has come to be recognized as the premier a cappella group in America. Led by Director Mark Hale, an accomplished quartet singer, the Masters is composed of men of all ages from all walks of life.
September 29, 2006
The Crescenta Valley Town Council voted to send a letter to Supervisor Mike Antonovich asking that the county remove the interim controls on development of multiple residential property, if a simultaneous effort takes place to develop design standards. The proposal came from Councilman Bob Thomas, who had called earlier for an end to the controls and the conditional use permit process adopted as part of it. Thomas said the continued use of the controls, adopted during a study of local zoning, was causing a hardship to local residents.
October 8, 2003
Dink O'Neal Producing a world premiere automatically raises the bar of expectation for both an author's work as well as the interpretation of said script. With crisply paced performances and well-executed technical virtuosity, director Maria Gobetti and her ensemble easily clear that bar as they present playwright Jon Klein's latest offbeat comedy, "Wishing Well," playing at The Victory Theatre Center. Chock full of smart yet sometimes overly devised wit, Klein's take on dysfunctional family secrets plays out as a skewed sitcom cross between "On Golden Pond" and an episode of MTV's "The Osbournes."
August 30, 2006
Comedy, drama and a behind-thescenes look at television news are in the mix this season at the Falcon Theatre in Burbank. The selection starts with "Tonight at 11!" starring Fritz Coleman, a stand up comedian and KNBC News weatherman. Coleman, a former Glendale resident, has written a play that gives a behind-the- scenes look at an 11 p.m. newscast, starting three minutes before air time, he said, adding that there is a plot with some twists. "The public has a natural curiosity about how news people think about what they do," he said.