October 19, 2000
FOREST LAWN, GLENDALE -- Catholicos Aram I, the spiritual leader of the Armenian Apostolic Church, will deliver an address at 8:30 a.m. today at Forest Lawn, Glendale during a program commemorating the 1,700-year anniversary of the church. The pontiff will speak to more than 700 students of Prelay Armenian Church School. His appearance at Forest Lawn will mark the second day of a five-day tour of Southern California. On Wednesday, Aram I addressed the congregation of St. Mary's Armenian Apostolic Church in Glendale.
August 7, 2002
Tim Willert A 22-year Glendale woman visiting her father's grave at Forest Lawn Glendale was attacked by two men who tried to rape her, then stabbed her with a box cutter when she resisted, police said. The woman received a 1-inch wound to her lower abdomen, a police report stated. Her screams apparently drove off the attackers. She drove herself to Glendale Adventist Medical Center and was treated for her injury. Hospital staff alerted Glendale Police and LAPD's Northeastern Division because both departments share park boundaries.
May 7, 2004
explores the art of photography "Positive/Negatives: The Unity of Film," an exhibit of local photographers of various backgrounds and cultures, opens May 8 at Forest Lawn Museum in Glendale, located at 1712 S. Glendale Ave. The exhibit features works of seven photographers and will run daily from through Aug. 1. "Positive/Negatives: The Unity of Film" explores the art of photography through a collection of works by photographers of...
May 28, 2002
Janine Marnien GLENDALE -- Forest Lawn, Glendale, wanted to introduce people to different types of art forms, so they created a gallery to show three to four exhibits a year. The second exhibit of 2002 will begin Saturday, and will feature contemporary art. "We want to make each exhibit entirely different from the one people just saw," Forest Lawn Museum Executive Director Alison Bruesehoff said. Titled "Eclectic LA: Celebrating Diversity Through Art in Los Angeles," the upcoming exhibit will feature artwork from 26 Los Angeles area artists from different cultural backgrounds.
May 25, 2007
Forest Lawn-Glendale is celebrating the 92nd anniversary of its first Memorial Day program. The event will be held on May 28, beginning at 1 p.m., and will feature a memorial march at the Little Church of the Flowers and proceed to the burial site of a Civil War soldier. Civil War re-enactors from the 100th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry-Company K will be featured. A civil war band, The Band of the California Battalion, will supply patriotic music. Amusket and cannon salute will complete the event.
March 6, 2002
Karen S. Kim SOUTHEAST GLENDALE -- Forest Lawn Memorial-Park in Glendale is trying to prove that it's more than just a place where people go to pay respects to the dead. The main force behind that effort is Forest Lawn Museum. "One of Forest Lawn's things has always been to be a part of the community," said Alison Brueshoff, executive director of the museum. "This museum is one more avenue of community outreach. It's letting people know we're here, we care and that we're more than just a cemetery."
August 31, 2000
Amber Willard MONTECITO PARK -- A 16-year-old Glendale boy was cited for allegedly driving while intoxicated after officers found his minivan in someone's frontyard. The boy, whose name was withheld, told officers he tried to turn too quickly from Verdugo Road onto the 1800 block of Glencoe Way and went over the curb and into a yard, police said. The accident occurred at 5:15 a.m. Monday. Officers found two bottles of alcohol in his minivan and performed intoxication tests, according to police reports.
January 14, 2006
Rancho District residents urge Los Angeles officials to keep proposed sewer project out of city.LOS ANGELES -- Residents from Burbank's Rancho District came out in force Thursday night to implore Los Angeles city officials not to run a proposed sewer project through their neighborhood. Of particular concern to the residents, who gathered in an auditorium at the Los Angeles Zoo, was how the proposed project -- which includes a treatment facility that would vent air from the sewer pipe -- would harm the area known as the polliwog, where homeowners like to come with their horses and dogs for exercise.
December 7, 2012
The U.S. Supreme Court this week heard arguments regarding whether the Los Angeles County Flood Control District bears responsibility for addressing pollutants found in the county's storm water, even when the source of the pollutants has not been identified. On a related issue, many GNP readers have likely received the District's official notice regarding its proposed Clean Water, Clean Beaches Measure, which would assess property owners an annual fee for water quality improvement projects.
July 22, 2005
Robert Chacon It's been more than 30 years since Forest Lawn Memorial Parks expanded, but company officials announced Thursday that they have assumed management of a new cemetery in the Coachella Valley. Glendale-based Forest Lawn has taken over two properties in Cathedral City that were purchased last year for an undisclosed sum, Senior Vice President John Warren said. The company purchased a mortuary mausoleum and a separate cemetery across the street in August of 2004, but operator Alderwoods Group of Canada was still under contract to run the facilities until this month.