March 5, 2013
The National Charity League Ticktocker Class of 2016 was honored for its commitment to the women and children in the YWCA Domestic Violence Program during the Character and Ethics Awards Ceremony in February. The Character and Ethics Project is based on the philosophy that individual self-improvement produces a better community, and everybody benefits. The committee gets together three times a year and chooses a handful of people to be recognized, said President Patrick Campbell.
February 22, 2013
Vickie passed away February 3rd, 2013, in Redmond, Washington at the age of 65 after a two year battle with cancer. She was born Vickie Helms on February 18th 1947, at San Diego Naval Hospital, the daughter of David & Juanita Helms. She graduated from Glendale High School in California in 1964 then went on to graduate with a Bachelor's degree in Nutrition fromLong Beach State in 1969. Vickie married Gary Whitney of Burbank, the love of her life, on February 1st 1969 and together they enjoyed 44 blessed years of marriage.
February 21, 2013
At the first Glendale Unified school board election forum of the season Wednesday night, candidates discussed districtwide diversity, language programs and commemorating the Armenian genocide. About 20 people attended the event hosted and televised by the Glendale chapter of the Armenian National Committee. All candidates said they supported making April 24 - the day commemorating the Armenian genocide - a non-instructional day, effectively giving students the day off while district staff and teachers work on professional development and other matters.
February 12, 2013
Mary Louise (Farr) Quackenbush, age 96, went to be with the Lord Jesus Christ on Friday, February 1, 2013, in Santa Barbara. Though her family roots were in Indiana, Mary was born on June 24, 1916, in East Palestine, Ohio. She moved with her parents Harry and Julia Farr to Glendale, CA, at age three. It was there she spent her formative years, married, and raised a family with Bob, her beloved husband of 63 years. A graduate of Glendale High School, Glendale Community College, and UCLA (B.A.
February 7, 2013
Basketball was the foundation for the long friendship between Montrose resident Natasha Belou and Keith Lawrence, the Irvine man who was shot to death in a car with his fiancé, Monica Quan, on Sunday night. Police are seeking Christopher Dorner, a former LAPD police officer, in the incident. Dorner later shot three police officers - one fatally - in two separate incidents following the discovery of a manifesto he had written against former colleagues and their families. Belou and Lawrence met when they played on basketball teams at Moopark College.
January 11, 2013
As we get ready to review those candidates that have tossed their hats into the ring for board member seats at Glendale Unified, this subscriber has a perplex problem in analyzing the Glendale Teachers Assn. and their contributions in the education environment. First it was with Measure S in 2011 in not endorsing that measure. Then it was their lack of cooperation in working with the district in obtaining a $40 million federal grant. I just don't understand the rationale of their thinking by not working with the district to obtain this much needed funding.
January 8, 2013
Police have released a sketch of a man who they say allegedly fondled a Glendale High School student's breast as she walked to campus. Detectives are asking for the public's help in identifying the man because the investigation into the Dec. 3 assault is growing cold. “With leads running out, we want people to be aware,” Glendale Police Sgt. Tom Lorenz said. No similar incidents have been reported since Dec. 3. The 14-year-old girl and her friend were walking to school about 8:15 a.m. in the 1000 block of Elk Avenue when the man walked up to her and grabbed the top of her shoulders with both hands, according to Glendale police.
December 26, 2012
George R. Haney, an iconic Glendale citizen, died peacefully in his home on December 21, 2012, surrounded by family. He will be remembered as a beloved husband, father, grandfather, businessman, coach, WWII Veteran, and friend to many. He was 97. Born in Omaha, Nebraska, he and his family moved to Long Beach in 1922, Atwater in 1923, then eventually to Glendale in 1930. He graduated from Glendale High School in 1934 and attended Glendale College, where he met his future bride Bettie Jarl.
December 5, 2012
Police are looking for a man who grabbed a Glendale High School student's breast as she walked to campus Monday morning. The student and her friend were heading to school about 8:15 a.m. in the 1000 block of Elk Avenue when a man walking toward them grabbed the top of her shoulders with both hands, then turned her slightly and grabbed her left breast, according to Glendale police. Police said she “looked down because she was shocked and didn't know what to do.” The man laughed and walked away, police said.
November 14, 2012
She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Forrest Miller of Redlands, CA and her children, Andrea Scholte of Redlands, Philip Miller of Redmond, WA and Candysse Miller of Alta Loma, CA. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Katelyn and Carly Scholte of Redlands and Ryan, Brandon and Erin Miller of Redmond, WA. She was a graduate of Glendale High School of Glendale, CA and attended the University of Southern California before marrying...