September 22, 2006
During the month of September, a photography exhibit by local artist Ron Dietel will benefit the La Cañada Flintridge Educational Foundation. Thirty of Dietel's stunning photographs are on display for sale through Sept. 30 at the La Cañada Flintridge Library, 4545 Oakwood Ave. The Foundation will host an artist's reception for Dietel on Saturday, Sept. 23 from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Library's Community Room. One hundred percent of all sales will be donated to the Foundation. Most of Dietel's exhibited photographs are of California landscapes, ranging from Cherry Canyon to Channel Islands National Park.
September 16, 2006
LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE ? A local resident preserves area gems like Cherry Canyon and Descanso Gardens with the fading art of film photography and often in the form of black and white. A reception to view Ron Dietel's exhibit of hisphotographs ? hanging at the La Cañada Flintridge Library now until the end of the month ? will be held from 1:30 to 4 p.m. on Sept. 23. Proceeds from the sale of photos from Dietel's visual chronicle of primarily Southern California landscapes ?
August 5, 2006
TODAY Writer and producer Sarah Goldfinger and writers San Ernst and Jim Dunn will speak at the Alameda Writers Group meeting at the Glendale Central Library, 222 E. Harvard St., Glendale. Doors open at 9:45 a.m. and the meeting starts at 10 a.m. For more information, call (818) 548-2030. A Noise Within presents the Summer with Shakespeare students in scenes from "The Tempest," "A Midsummer Night's Dream" and "Macbeth" starting from noon to 1 p.m. at 234 S. Brand Blvd.
June 2, 2006
American Photo Color Lab welcomes the public to the grand re-opening of its new location in La Crescenta on June 15. American Photo Color Lab, at 3706 Foothill Blvd., is a state-of-the-art photo lab that is family owned and operated. It has been on Foothill Boulevard for more than 14 years and has been in the industry for four generations. It now is owned by Paul and Lena Kaloutian. After moving to the new location, the Kaloutian family spent three years remodeling and updating its technology to better meet the needs of its customers.
February 17, 2006
Good Samaritan Hospital Physician's Photography Exhibit Feb. 23 through April 14.Clinically Beaux Art: Optical Effects, curated by Andrew Shire Gallery, a group exhibition of photography by Good Samaritan Hospital physicians whose body of work is communicated through both digital and traditional lenses, will open Thurs., Feb. 23, from 5 to 7 p.m. with a special grand opening reception in the main lobby of the hospital. The exhibit will then be open daily to the general public through April 14. The exhibit will be held in the main lobby from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. for the public to view.
December 13, 2005
Students get in the picture when it comes to photography at Hoover High School.Ruslana Nosireva dipped her photograph in chemical developer and the image of a tree and lamppost emerged. Working in the darkroom is Ruslana's favorite part of the beginning photography class she is taking at Hoover High School. "It's my passion," the 17-year-old said of photography. "I love doing it. I try a lot of things." Students study the political and social history of photography and the arts, and learn about the aesthetic and technical aspect of the art form.
September 22, 2005
Thomas G. Dibble passed from this world to one much better on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2005. He is survived by his beloved wife, Lynne Sheldon, children, Shea Donovan, Meghan Elizabeth, Erin Joyce, and Christopher Sheldon, grandchild, Aidan Thomas Dibble; and niece, Toby Deanne Hollis. He passed away from pancreatic cancer at his home in Glendale. Tom was born in Rapid City, S.D. on Sept. 9, 1932 to Redford H. and Francis Smith Dibble. He spent his childhood in Rapid City, S.D. and Los Angeles, his teenage years in Tulare, and most of his adult life in Glendale.
December 31, 2004
These are some of the smiles and tears of the year captured by the News-Press and Leader photography department. The 2004 photo staff of Scott Roby, Dan Watson, Roger Wilson and Tammy Abbott have tried to capture the face of our city as it laughed and cried throughout the past year. Our job is to be your eyes at the scene. One of our primary goals is to inform and entertain and to always tell the truth with our photography. We hope you have enjoyed the moments we have captured for you. The year has brought triumph as well as tragedy, joy as much as sadness.
January 1, 2004
On Wednesday, you read about the top news stories of 2003. Many times, the most important or exciting stories are not accompanied by the most important or exciting photographs. That's just the nature of the journalism business. So today, the News-Press photography department, made up of Scott Roby, Roger Wilson and Dan Watson, offers what we believe are the best photos of the past year. These few photos are just a small collection of the people, places and events that shape Glendale.
August 1, 2003
Gary Moskowitz Give a group of 4-year-olds access to a camera, and their personalities will shine. Debbie Frohmuth, the senior master teacher at Glendale Community College's Child Development Center, is teaching her class of about 15 children the art of photography this summer. The college's child development center is a year-round, teacher training facility that gives college students firsthand-teaching experience with children. The center is open to the community, Frohmuth said.