June 22, 2001
Amber Willard DOWNTOWN -- After moving off Brand Boulevard four years ago, the Church of Scientology returned earlier this month. The church's Mission of Brand Boulevard celebrated its grand opening at 222 1/2 N. Brand Blvd. on June 10 with a ribbon cutting. "That's where they started -- Brand Boulevard. It's in the heart of downtown," spokeswoman Pam Shannon said of the church's mission that opened its doors in the city 12 years ago. In 1997, the mission moved to South Glendale Avenue to make room for The Marketplace downtown, where it had been located, Shannon said.
August 10, 2005
It isn't every day that Don Schoendorfer gets a call from the White House. In fact, the Santa Ana resident had never gotten any calls from the White House, which is why he was skeptical when a woman claiming to be with the White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives called and said President Bush wanted to meet with him. This was no prank call -- the president wanted to meet Schoendorfer to commend...
August 1, 2002
Kenny Carpenter has always been on a mission. From his days as a youth-aged swimmer until he graduated from Crescenta Valley High in 1999 as a 15-time All-American in swimming and water polo and leading the Falcons to CIF Southern Section Division II swim titles in 1998 and 1999, he has been as a focused and sure of himself as an athlete can be. Now three years later, the 21-year-old Carpenter has really been ...
June 27, 2003
Josh Kleinbaum When Charles Broberg retired from a 30-year medical practice, he could have split his time between the swimming pool and the driving range, like the stereotypical retiree. Instead, he and his wife, Jeanne, tried another typical retiree activity -- travel. But they did it in a very atypical fashion, spending two years in the Ukraine on a Mormon mission. "Instead of sitting around a swimming pool, we elected to do something we believe in and do some good," said Charles Broberg, 68. "We were kind of excited to learn a language like Russian.
February 25, 2011
Howard DeWitt Swainston Howard DeWitt Swainston , 84, died peacefully at his Eagle, Idaho home early Tuesday morning, February 22, 2011, surrounded by his loving family. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. Howard, also known as De, was born December 10, 1926 in Whitney, Idaho to Howard "Slim" and Neva Parkinson Swainston . He was raised on the family farm. He developed his musical talent in piano and voice. Howard was also a high school basketball star pursuing a keen interest of his father.
August 1, 2001
Katherine Tolford, Enjoy! GLENDALE -- Larry and Sheila Gluck believe there's a Monet or a Rembrandt in everyone. The La Canada Flintridge couple are the founders of Mission: Renaissance, a Glendale-based company that has 18 studios throughout Southern California. A staff of 100 teachers helps spread their mission, that everyone can become creatively literate, to more than 4,000 students a week. "We found a way to get somebody to do things people had said only a few could do," 70-year-old Larry Gluck said.
December 14, 2002
CLARK Stacy Bayles and Grant Clark have announced their plans to marry this month in the Los Angeles Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Calvin and Marilyn Bayles of La Crescenta. She graduated from Crescenta Valley High in 1996, attended Brigham Young University, served a mission in Croatia and recently received her bachelor's degree in nursing from BYU. She works in the labor and delivery room in a hospital in Orem, Utah.
November 16, 2009
Companies form strategic alliance Glendale-based Evergreen Development Co., a full-service real estate development firm, and Green Building Services, a Portland-based sustainable development consulting firm, announced this week that they have formed a strategic alliance designed to provide clients fully integrated green building services. Founded in 1975, Evergreen delivers real estate development. Green Building Services, founded in 2000, is comprised of architects, engineers, interior designers and construction specialists.
August 12, 2005
Glendale Community College will host the premire of a play written by author Pamela Wells and co-produced by GCC alumni Albert Hartfeld on Aug. 17 in Kreider Hall, 1500 N. Verdugo Road in Glendale. "The Flagg Sisters Secret" is the story of three teenage sisters who are homeless. Abby, Regina and Sarah Flagg are just regular kids until they are faced with living in the streets. The story is about love, loss and compassion, as the three girls struggle with growing up and dealing with life's real problems.