April 26, 2013
If you are the parent of a current high school student, you will spend about $250,000 to raise that child to the age of 18, give or take a few thousand depending on family resources, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. With prom season imminent, it might be time to increase the budget. The average American family will shell out $1,139 for the big dance in 2013, a 5% increase compared to last year, according to a survey released Wednesday by Visa Inc. If that strikes you as an eye-popping sum, hopefully you don't live in New York or Connecticut.
April 23, 2013
I read with some skepticism of Zareh Sinanyan's change of heart in the matter of the disparaging YouTube comments he had made a few years ago ( Zareh Sinanyan admits racist remarks, expresses regret ,” Ron Kaye, April 21). I am glad he finally came clean, but it is hard to forget his cowardly and juvenile behavior during the election - not admitting yet not denying, turning around to his supporters during a City Council meeting and telling them, about Laura Friedman, that “she is lying.” I also am an Armenian.
April 20, 2013
Several events commemorating the anniversary of the Armenian genocide will be held in Glendale over the next several days. The genocide resulted in the murder of 1.5 million Armenians at the hands of the Ottoman Turks from 1915 to 1918. The main local event of the week will be a city-sponsored Armenian genocide commemoration ceremony at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Alex Theatre, 216 N. Brand Blvd. The 90-minute event will feature several traditional Armenian dance and musical performances by local students.
April 19, 2013
GLENDALE - Behind a solid pitching performance and a potent offense, the Hoover High baseball team prevailed over cross-town rival Glendale High on Friday afternoon. Tornadoes starting pitcher and captain Orlando Marin threw six strong innings, allowing three hits and three walks. The senior also proved instrumental at the plate, going two for three with two runs batted in to lead Hoover to a 6-3 victory over the Nitros at Glendale High. PHOTOS: Glendale High School vs. Hoover High School baseball Marin picked up his second win of the season and led the Tornadoes to their fourth, including three of the last four.
April 17, 2013
Rose Margaret McBride was born in Grand Junction, Colorado, the second of three daughters of father James Guyn McBride and mother Ruth Burnham McBride. Though her given name was Rose, she was always called Margaret, as her Aunt Rose McBride, her namesake, was very much a part of the family. Margaret grew up on the high desert in eastern Utah, where her father was the proprietor of the Cisco Mercantile Company. He ran the General Store and managed the stock scales in Cisco, Utah, a stop on the Denver and Rio Grande railroad.
April 8, 2013
Glendale firefighters successfully defended their basketball championship title on Sunday, outscoring police 58-33. A three-point shot from the Glendale Fire Department at the buzzer ended the third annual Hoop Heroes Basketball Championship Game at Glendale High School, officials said. PHOTOS: Glendale Fire vs. Police charity basketball game The event also raised more than $5,000 for the Salvation Army's Zone Academy, according to event chairman Rick Dinger. The after-school program provides tutoring and improves literacy for students ages 8 to 14. More than 200 pounds of canned goods were also donated to the Salvation Army during the basketball game.
March 26, 2013
A 44-year-old man was arrested Monday after police reportedly saw him pressing his face against an opening in a gate near Glendale High School and masturbating as he watched a group of students, officials said. Adin Michael Henderson was taken into custody on suspicion of indecent exposure outside the high school in the 1400 block of East Broadway, according to Glendale police. An officer were patrolling about 5:15 p.m. near Broadway and Verdugo Road when he noticed Henderson pushing his face against an opening in a large metal gate which separates Verdugo from the high school's parking lot, according to Glendale police.
March 12, 2013
Kathy passed away at home peacefully at 101 years of age surrounded by family. She was born in Hollywood. In 1918 the family moved to Montrose in one of the first six or seven houses in the area on Glenada Ave. Her father, C.J. Reinhard was an educator and property owner on Honolulu Ave. Her mother, Katherine, Kate, Reinhard was a community volunteer. Kathy went to Horace Mann Elementary, La Crescenta Elementary, Glendale High School, graduated from Pomona College. She received her teaching credential from UC Berkley, where she met her husband, Robert Williams.
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.