September 14, 2009
Disney Interactive Studios has agreed to acquire Wideload Games Inc., a Chicago-based producer and developer of interactive entertainment, according to an announcement released this week. As part of the agreement, industry veteranAlexander Seropian, Wideload Games founder and chief executive, will join Disney Interactive Studios in the newly created role of vice president of creative. Seropian, who is relocating to Glendale, is renowned as the founder of Bungie Software and was among the creators of the highly successful Halo series.
September 5, 2001
Karen S. Kim GLENDALE -- Legislation that would allow working mothers to have adequate time and an appropriate place to nurse and pump breast milk won support from both houses of Congress on Tuesday with a 55-6 vote. The bill now requires the approval of Gov. Gray Davis. Introduced by Assemblyman Dario Frommer (D-Glendale), AB 1025 eliminates the possibility that nursing mothers will be forced to use their personal break time to pump breast milk in an inconvenient location such as a bathroom stall.
February 20, 2004
CHARLES J. UNGER This is a sad and terrible story. A mother loses her twin fetuses due to a misdiagnosis by a doctor at Kaiser Permanente. Kaiser admits it is liable, and looks to compensate the mother for her loss. The problem, however, is that Kaiser is refusing to compensate the father for his loss. In this case, Robert Ferro and his wife, Jennifer Jewell, suffered their loss when an obstetrician and a radiologist misdiagnosed this to be an ectopic pregnancy.
January 16, 2009
Student members of the Crescenta Valley Running Club boarded a school bus at 5 a.m. on Saturday morning to travel to Irving for the Southern California Half Marathon, sponsored by Kaiser Permanente. The students are training to run the Los Angeles Marathon through the Students Run L.A. program. Each year students join the program through Rosemont Middle School and train with teacher mentors for the marathon. The kids run after school in the neighborhoods near Rosemont and on the weekends, when they are not running a sponsored 5K, they train at the Rose Bowl.
November 9, 2002
Students at Fremont Elementary School got some helpful tips Friday on how to live a healthier lifestyle. Four performers representing the Kaiser Permanente Foundation performed a skit called "Zip's Great Day" for more than 400 Fremont students in grades one through five during two assemblies. The group informed students about healthy eating habits, the dangers of smoking, the importance of exercise and how to better communicate with class bullies, Parent-Teacher Assn.
January 22, 2005
Gruszecki -- Griffith Stephanie Gruszecki and Michael Griffith have announced their engagement and plan to marry in April. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Louise Vien of Glendale and the late Basilio Gruszecki. She graduated from Crescenta Valley High School in 1994. She received her bachelor's degree from Oregon State University in 1998 and in 2000 received a master's degree in teaching from Willamette University. She is a first-grade teacher in Salem, Ore. The groom-elect is the son of Luann Finn and Ron Griffith, both of Klamath Falls, Ore. He graduated from Klamath Union High School in 1993 and received a bachelor's degree in 2000 from Oregon Institute of Technology.
March 21, 2009
CROP WALK RAISES $13,000, FOOD DONATIONS About 200 walkers and volunteers, including 94-year-old Mildred Crawford and two “walkers” in wheelchairs, helped to raise $13,000 so far during the 14th annual Glendale – Foothills CROP Hunger Walk on March 15. Participants met at Incarnation Catholic Church for the start of the walk and all were blessed by the church Associate Pastor Tim McGowan . The event included...
April 4, 2000
Buck Wargo CITY HALL -- A 7-year-old Glendale boy struck by a pickup truck March 27 has been upgraded to good condition and will be released from the hospital in the next three weeks. Shane Llewellyn was listed in critical condition Wednesday at Huntington Memorial Hospital with head trauma but improved enough by the end of the week to be transferred to Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles in Hollywood. Hospital spokeswoman Pam Dean said Llewellyn will be in traction for two to three weeks and then be put in a leg cast and allowed to go home.
April 9, 2002
Gretchen Hoffman GLENDALE -- A man was hospitalized with a gunshot wound to the face following a car-to-car gunfight on the streets of Glendale early Monday, police said. Officers heard eight shots exchanged in a "running gun battle through the city" at about 3:15 a.m. Monday, Glendale Police Sgt. Kirk Palmer said. The gunfight was gang-related, Palmer said. Witnesses told police a silver sedan was followed by a blue compact sedan as the cars traveled east on San Fernando Road, south on Brand Boulevard and into Los Angeles, police said.
December 15, 2004
The following information was taken from police reports: 100 block of North Chevy Chase Drive: A Glendale Police patrol officer on Tuesday noticed a Honda parked on the street that had its left rear tire and wheel missing. He then notified the car's owner, a 40-year-old Glendale man, who estimated their value at $400. Brand Boulevard and San Fernando Road: A 39-year-old Los Angeles man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.