Salvation Army Holds Kettle Kickoff Dinner

Salvation Army Holds Kettle Kickoff Dinner

By Robin GOLDSWORTHY The Salvation Army – Glendale launched the holidays with its Kettle Kickoff Dinner on Thursday evening, Nov. 17. Held at the Hall of the Crucifixion-Resurrection at Forest Lawn – Glendale, the Hall was decked out with colorful trees, bright poinsettias and decorated tables ready to be filled by supporters of the 187-year-old […]

People Making News

The following local students were named to Biola University’s dean’s list in spring 2022. Biola students are placed on the dean’s list to honor those with a GPA of 3.6 or higher while enrolled in 12 or more credits and whose cumulative GPA is at least 3.2. Alexandra Bowers of La Cañada majoring in liberal […]

Cancer Support Community Seek Volunteers to Join its 2023 Guild

  Members of the Guild of Cancer Support Community (CSC) play a vital role in the work that the organization does for those impacted by cancer in the local community. Each year, the Guild raises over $350,000 to help fund the much needed support groups, educational workshops and healthy lifestyle classes offered free of charge […]


Camp Lejeune: Past Water Contamination   We have all seen many advertisements on TV and social media about contacting numerous law firms to join in class action suits emanating from water contamination at Camp Lejeune. Here is information from the VA about what’s going on. From the 1950s through the 1980s, people living or working […]

New Kiwanis Club Launches with Bingo

New Kiwanis Club Launches with Bingo

The recently opened Kiwanis Club of the Verdugos kicked off with a bingo game that raised funds for the new club. Held on Friday, Nov. 18 at the Verdugo Hills Memorial Hall at 4011 La Crescenta Ave., overflow crowd extended beyond the Hall’s main room to the lower area. Patrons paid $20 for a dauber […]

Local Dia de los Muertos Celebration Held

The congregation at St. Luke’s of the Mountains Episcopal Church/La Iglesia de San Lucas de las Montañas celebrated Dia de los Muertos on Saturday night, Oct. 29 with great music, amazing food and lots of fun. Dia de los Muertos is a two-day holiday that reunites the living with the dead. The departed are honored […]

ALG Authors & Illustrators Day Raises Funds for R. D. White Elementary

As part of the Authors and Illustrators program, Assistance League Glendale (ALG) recently donated $2,000 to R.D. White Elementary so they could purchase books and other reading materials for the school library. Authors and Illustrators Day is a program in which professionals visit the Glendale Unified School District elementary schools and encourage students to consider […]

‘Bowl for Ronnie’ Benefits Cancer Fund

Following a three-year hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Bowl for Ronnie Celebrity Bowling Party, benefiting the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund (, returns today, Thursday, Nov. 17 at PINZ Bowling Center in Studio City. The event once again will be hosted by television and radio personality Eddie Trunk, who […]

Kiwanis Club Hosts Fire House Founder

The Kiwanis Club of La Cañada La Crescenta-AM recently invited Mary O’Keefe to speak to the members about the Fire House youth center, which is one of the ministries of St. Luke’s of the Mountains Church in La Crescenta. Both the church and former firehouse (from which the youth center gets its name) are made […]

LCFTRA Raises Money (and Fun) at Wine and Roses

LCFTRA Raises Money (and Fun) at Wine and Roses

By Robin GOLDSWORTHY Twinkle lights, delicious food and wine, beautiful music and some fabulous auction items greeted ticketholders to the Nov. 5 Wine and Roses evening hosted by the La Cañada Flintridge Tournament of Roses Assn. (LCFTRA). The gala evening, held on the patio of the Flintridge Riding Club, was a fundraiser benefiting the LCFTRA […]

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