October 20, 2011
The parents of an autistic teen who left Bob Hope Airport on Wednesday and was found hours later in West Hollywood did not pay the airline for an attending escort, an aviation source said - allowing the boy to escape the notice of officials until he was long gone. Cameron James Smith was scheduled to fly to a specialized school in Salt Lake City. When he was found seven hours later, he told police he was running away because he did not want to return to the school. Cameron was spotted a little after 5:30 p.m. by two people in the heart of West Hollywood.
March 21, 2014
Known for its flickering neon sign that animates a hammer striking a shoe heel, Zinke's Shoe Repair will soon be leaving Glendale for Pasadena after more than 65 years in business. The name Zinke's has been in use since 1919, but the store's location at 119 W. California Ave. was built in 1941. The distinctive sign went up in the 1950s, said Mike Ramirez, who started working at Zinke's 42 years ago and eventually took over ownership. He said April 26 would likely be the last day the business would be open.
January 27, 2000
Paul M. Anderson GLENDALE -- Two Russian nationals accused of robbing and stabbing a Glendale man were ordered held without bond when they appeared in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles Wednesday. The FBI and Los Angeles police arrested Alexander Zinchenko, 31, and Tairov Dzamshit, 45, of West Hollywood Monday morning. They are accused of taking part in two carjackings of a Glendale man, the U.S. District Attorney's office announced Wednesday. The Glendale man was stabbed several times Sept.
June 2, 2001
Joyce Rudolph A Noise Within has dinner show PASADENA -- A Noise Within is celebrating 10 years of performing classical theater with a Mexican Fiesta Dinner and show June 9 at the historic Pasadena estate El Roble. Dinner begins at 7:30 p.m., followed by the performance at 8:30. Dress is California casual. The show is a retrospective of the company's first decade of classical repertoire, from "Hamlet" to "Life is a Dream." El Roble is at 1412 N. Grand Ave. in Pasadena.
March 16, 2000
Buck Wargo CITY HALL -- The Glendale Redevelopment Agency Tuesday issued $350,000 in bonds to help finish paying for the development of a $2.65-million 24-unit family housing unit. The bonds will help the developer of the project, West Hollywood Community Housing Corp., secure additional tax credits and more investor equity to cover a gap in the construction costs. In 1997, the City Council approved up to $2.5 million in tax-exempt bonds be issued to the Bank of America Community Development Bank.
July 13, 2007
Bestselling author of "I'm With The Band" Pamela Des Barres celebrates her new book with a signing in LA. "Let's Spend the Night Together: Backstage Secrets of Rock Muses and Supergroupies" shares the salacious stories of 24 rock muses and their tantalizing adventures backstage and in bed with some of the biggest names in rock 'n roll history including Mick Jagger, Jimi Hendrix, Frank Zappa and Kurt Cobain. The book signing is on Thursday, July 19, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., at Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd.
December 27, 2001
Karen S. Kim NORTHWEST GLENDALE -- Glendale Community College instructor Jane Bade will will get her share of the limelight today as she's featured on House and Garden Television, or HGTV. The television show "Designer's Challenge" features three designers who compete to design a proposed project. Today in the show, Bade will transform a living and dining room and kitchen for a West Hollywood condominium. The show airs at 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. Bade has taught Decorating Like a Pro, a GCC community services education program, for 15 years.
August 10, 2010
GLENDALE — The aging Department of Motor Vehicles on Glenoaks Boulevard is about to get some work done under its hood — a major renovation that will close the branch for more than two months, officials said. Starting Aug. 20, the branch at 1335 W. Glenoaks Blvd. in Glendale will be closed through October as crews install a new heating and air conditioning unit, flooring, furniture, paint, signs, and wire and fencing upgrades, DMV spokesman Armando Botello said. The branch's 51 employees will be reassigned to nearby DMV offices to help with increased customer traffic, he said.
August 25, 2004
JOYCE RUDOLPH The Glendale Youth Orchestra will have auditions for musicians in the sixth to the 12th grades on Sept. 7, 11, 14 and 18. Auditions are five minutes long and consist of performing one solo piece, the playing of major and minor scales, sight reading and the performance of short orchestral excerpts. Applications and orchestral excerpts may be picked up at Thomas Metzler Violin Shop in Glendale at 246-0278 and Grayson's Tune Town in Montrose at 249-0993.
May 13, 2006
WEST HOLLYWOOD ? It's true that the Glendale Adventist Academy boys' volleyball team hadn't made the playoffs in six years. The Cougars weren't fazed by their lack of experience during Friday's CIF Southern Section Division V first-round playoff match against the Pacific Hills School. However, what did faze the locals was Pacific Hills' height advantage, as the Bruins earned a 25-12, 25-17, 25-15 victory at Pan Pacific Park. In every game, the Bruins built early leads, but the Cougars were stubborn.