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By RUTH SOWBY | August 12, 2009
It?s easier to get Glendale residents to heighten their crime awareness when the message goes down with some free entertainment. National Night Out 2009 was recognized at seven Glendale locations Aug. 4. But those who wanted some fun for their ?Night Out? picked the Alex Theatre. On a balmy forecourt, in front of some 150 audience members, opening remarks were given by Glendale Councilman Ara Najarian . He highlighted the importance of strengthening neighborhood spirit. But the heavy-duty message was given by interim Glendale Police Chief Ron De Pompa when he encouraged residents to strengthen police and community partnerships and let criminals know that neighborhoods are organized and are fighting back.
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March 11, 2002
Karen S. Kim NORTHWEST GLENDALE -- Kenneth Village Merchants Assn. President Susan Stanton has seen a lot of merchants in Kenneth Village come and go over the last quarter century. She attributes the continuing success of her 24-year-old store, Foothill Gift Shop, partly to her loyal base of customers. There aren't many people who stop by the Kenneth Road shop who Stanton doesn't know by name. "They're just really loyal," she said. "We've had a lot of customers from the beginning and they've become our friends."
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By Ruth Longoria | January 2, 2009
People across the globe saw La Crescenta resident Devon Williams as she proudly rode on the Vera Bradley Hope Garden Float in yesterday’s New Year’s Day Tournament of Roses Parade down Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena. The Vera Bradley Foundation is an Indiana-based organization that raises money for breast cancer research. Williams was selected by Huntington Hospital as a representative of the one-in-eight women who has had, will have, or is battling that disease. Riding on the float was a way to show solidarity with the many women, as well as some men, who fight breast cancer, Williams said.
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By Ruth Sowby | November 15, 2011
A star in its Centennial year programming was the annual Authors Luncheon of the La Crescenta Woman's Club. Held at the La Cañada Flintridge Country Club, the Tuesday, Nov. 8 event attracted some 200 women who like to read. Authors on hand, pushing their books through short talks and book-signings, were Brett Battles, Lynn Sheene and Silver Lake resident Denise Hamilton. Hamilton, former Los Angeles Times reporter turned crime novelist, described her recent book “Damage Control,” which deals with California politics and murder.
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By Ruth Sowby | November 16, 2010
For the best seniors' lunch in town, run, don't walk, to the Assistance League of Glendale on Harvard Street. On the second Wednesday of each month, these intrepid volunteers lay out a gourmet lunch for a tiny $2 donation per person. Lunch on Nov. 10 was a Thanksgiving menu with all the trimmings. Word spread after senior after senior packed the room, big enough for more than 70 hungry guests. Assistance League members were front and center, busy in their various roles. Reservations hostess Ruth Moore manned the check-in table.
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Ruth Sowby | June 2, 2010
T he Glendale Latino Assn. celebrated the academic accomplishments of Glendale high school students, accompanied by scrambled eggs and salsa at the Hilton Glendale. President Amy Navarrete welcomed her audience of some 80 supporters to the association's annual Scholarship Awards Breakfast on Thursday. Glendale City Councilman Frank Quintero offered greetings from the city. Quintero remarked that his family was one of three families that started the association in 1992. Today, it has more than 150 active members.
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By RUTH SOWBY | August 12, 2009
It?s easier to get Glendale residents to heighten their crime awareness when the message goes down with some free entertainment. National Night Out 2009 was recognized at seven Glendale locations Aug. 4. But those who wanted some fun for their ?Night Out? picked the Alex Theatre. On a balmy forecourt, in front of some 150 audience members, opening remarks were given by Glendale Councilman Ara Najarian . He highlighted the importance of strengthening neighborhood spirit. But the heavy-duty message was given by interim Glendale Police Chief Ron De Pompa when he encouraged residents to strengthen police and community partnerships and let criminals know that neighborhoods are organized and are fighting back.
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March 11, 2002
Karen S. Kim NORTHWEST GLENDALE -- Kenneth Village Merchants Assn. President Susan Stanton has seen a lot of merchants in Kenneth Village come and go over the last quarter century. She attributes the continuing success of her 24-year-old store, Foothill Gift Shop, partly to her loyal base of customers. There aren't many people who stop by the Kenneth Road shop who Stanton doesn't know by name. "They're just really loyal," she said. "We've had a lot of customers from the beginning and they've become our friends."
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