June 20, 2009
Facing uncertain futures made murkier by decimated higher education budgets and a slumping job market, the Glendale High School class of 2009 received its diplomas Friday at a ceremony on Moyse Field. “Many of you have taken different paths to get here, but today we all celebrate,” said Principal Deb Rinder. “I am confident that you are prepared to make a difference in this world. But ultimately, the choice is yours.” Street vendors offered floral leis and motorists jockeyed for prime parking positions as some 4,300 family members, friends and educators poured into the school’s athletic facility.
December 13, 2010
Eileen Bevard passed away peacefully November 4, 2010 with her loving son, John, at her side. Orphaned at six months during the first wave of the pandemic influenza of 1918, Eileen was happily adopted by her mother's brother and wife, becoming another child in their family. Eileen was always positive and a supporter of all her family members in following their dreams. She was happy to share with others on how she had lived such a wonderful life. Eileen was a dream to be around.
February 16, 2011
Marge Cull Born Aug. 7, 1919 in Muncie, Indiana Died Feb. 6, 2011 Marge was a long time resident of Burbank and later Glendale. She worked for Lockeed in Burbank for 30 years. Her passion for writing led her to write letters to the editor in the Leader. She later had a Column in the same paper. She's preceded in death by her beloved husband Gene Cull and son Craig Cull. She'll be missed by her daughters Nancy Carichner of Burbank, Linda Lown of Anaheim and daughter-in-law Kathleen Cull of Bass Lake, Ca. Marge had 9 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.
June 6, 2011
James Thomas Humberd 3/16/28 - 5/27/11 James Thomas Humberd, age 83, died in Burbank, CA, on May 27, 2011. Born March 16, 1928 in Lake Odessa, Michigan, he and his beloved wife, Emmy, moved to the Los Angeles area in 1955 and to Burbank in 2004. Survivors include son Ronald James (Hanna) Humberd of Portland, OR, and daughter Linda (Dan) Osti of Burbank, CA, as well as four grandchildren: Joanna, Peter, and John; and Christiana. He was predeceased by his parents, the Rev. R.I. Humberd and Anna Marie (Black)
March 29, 2012
Floyd M. Johnston passed away at the age of 95 years young on March 10, 2012, after a long and wonderful life. He was born in Hennessey, Oklahoma where he met his beloved wife, Thera G Mc Neill. Floyd and 'Jerry' lived in La Canada Flintridge for over 60 years where they owned and operated Johnston Swimming Pools. While they had no children of their own, they are 'uncle' and 'aunt' to so very many who will always love them dearly! He is survived by many family including his brother Dennis Johnston, his sister Beula Klopolsky, Thomas and Margie Mc Neill of Palm Desert and many nieces and nephews, including Harriet Payne Hammons who is also a long time La Canada resident. He offered devoted friendship, kindness and a 'world class' sense of humor to anyone who got to know him, including many they traveled with all over the world, including Cynthia Hewson Pugh, his devoted friend and care giver of more than a decade.
January 11, 2011
January 6, 1922- January 7, 2011. Anne passed away quietly at Providence St. Josephs Medical Center after recently experiencing several strokes. Anne, the third of four children, was born and raised in Orlando, Florida. It was a difficult childhood which included the deaths of her mother, father, closest brother, and grandparents who took her in. She always said that her lifelong efforts to be kind, comforting and generous came from that early suffering. In 1941, after a two week courtship, Anne married Rinard Flint and they quickly settled in Burbank where they shared a wonderful life with each other and their community.
February 25, 2004
Lindsay Lohan is amazingly talented Carin Kellzi, 12, of Glendale, is a seventh-grader at Armenian Sisters' Academy. Disney has done it again, charming the audience with another fantastic movie fit for any girl. "Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen" is an awesome movie. It's about a teenage city girl, Lola, who has just moved to New Jersey and wants to become an actress. At her new school, she gets the chance to be in a play, "Eliza Rocks," which is an updated version of "My Fair Lady."
September 17, 2010
BETTY PENNY McGAUGHEY 1914 - 2010 Betty enjoyed a wonderful life filled with music, friends, her students, and the love of her family. She was born May 28, 1914 in Kokomo, Indiana to Ernest Lee and Nelle Elizabeth Arthur. During the Depression, she was able to pursue her music career in piano and voice. Betty married her high school sweetheart, Justin E Penny, and moved to Calif. in 1945. They had two children, and later divorced in 1950. Betty became a professional singer and sang with the Masterwork's Chorale, and the Roger Wagner Chorale.
March 24, 2011
Anne Louise Wallace Anne Louise Wallace, the second daughter of Ella and William Wallace, was born on August 19, 1922 in Cleveland, Ohio. She died on February 28, 2011 in her home in La Canada at 88 years of age. Anne grew up in Cleveland during the Great Depression. She was the first person in her family to go to college, graduating from Ohio State University with bachelor and master degrees in home economics. There...
November 30, 2001
Everyone has their own favorite holiday traditions. But I happen to think one that's especially popular in my house should also be a favorite for everyone in the tri-cities. It's the Montrose Christmas Parade, and tomorrow night will see the 25th installment of an event that actually lives up to all the local public relations and City Hall hoo-ha about ours being a major metropolis with the admirable trappings of a small town. I haven't yet found a legal process or city ordinance that allows me to compel all of you to experience the parade, though I'm confident you'd thank me. Clearly, I think the Montrose Christmas Parade has something for everyone, including parade haters.