Pursuit Leads Sierra Madre Police to Glendale

Pursuit Leads Sierra Madre Police to Glendale

By Mary O’KEEFE
Shortly after midnight on Monday morning neighbors in the area of the 2700 block of Piedmont and Hermosa avenues awoke to the sound of helicopters and sirens.
It all began at about 12:10 a.m. on Sunday night in Sierra Madre when Sierra Madre Police Dept. officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop. The male […]

Still in Bear Country

Still in Bear Country

What goes bump in the night? On Olive Avenue, it may be a bear.
Those who live in the foothills know wildlife is simply part of life. Mountain lions, bobcats, coyotes, very active raccoons and hungry bears are just part of the charm of the area. It is a balance for those who live up against […]

Open for Business and Ready to Help

Open for Business and Ready to Help

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
By Mary O’KEEFE
The recent surge in positive COVID-19 cases has once again put those on the front lines of the pandemic preparing for more hospital admission cases.
Director of the USC Verdugo Hills Hospital Emergency Services David Tashman, MD, has seen more patients testing positive for COVID-19 coming into the hospital.
“It is [about] 10 times what […]

Tradition Kept Alive Helps Those In Need

Tradition Kept Alive Helps Those In Need

By Mary O’KEEFE
During the pandemic, some traditions are being adjusted while others are completely canceled due to COVID-19. However, the one constant that remains is providing food for those in need. To help meet that need Boy Scouts of America has kept their Scouting For Food tradition alive and this year has received many more […]

Stronger Together, Local Schools Fill Pantry and Provide Gift Baskets

Stronger Together, Local Schools Fill Pantry and Provide Gift Baskets

By Robin GOLDSWORTHY
It started with the idea of baskets – specifically Thanksgiving baskets.
Alexandra DiRuscio, PTA president of Glenoaks Elementary School, with her PTA members was considering creating Thanksgiving meal baskets for those in need within their school community. Knowing that the Glendale Unified School District works closely with families in need, DiRuscio called Dr. Ilin […]

Alex Hosts ‘Laugh It Off’

Alex Hosts ‘Laugh It Off’

Streamed live from the stage of the iconic Alex Theatre in Glendale, the “2nd Annual Laugh It Off Comedy Night” welcomes a talented group of comics, including Matt Kirshen, Ty Barnett, Kristin Key, and Alonzo Bodden for a one-night-only event and encore performance of stories, reflections and, of course, laughs!
“Laugh It Off” is based on […]

Virtual Authors and Illustrators Event Held

Virtual Authors and Illustrators Event Held

Authors and Illustrators, an event hosted by the Assistance League of Glendale, was held virtually on Tuesday at Cerritos Elementary School in Glendale via Zoom.
Three authors presented their works: Caroline Arnold spoke with students in TK through second grade; Alexis O’Neill presented to the third and fourth graders, and Leslie Margolis talked with the fifth […]

Roth and Sánchez to Perform

Roth and Sánchez to Perform

Pianist Lorenzo Sánchez and violinist Nancy Roth.
 
On Wednesday, Dec. 2 at 12:10 p.m., the Free Admission Glendale Noon Concerts program will be streamed.
Violinist Nancy Roth and pianist Lorenzo Sánchez will perform duos by Lutoslawski (1913-1994), Beethoven (1770-1827) and Samuel Dushkin (1891-1976) on a Facebook stream and YouTube and http://glendalenoonconcerts.blogspot.com.
Nancy Roth, violinist and violist, is currently […]

Monrovia Visits La Crescenta

Monrovia Visits La Crescenta

Arroyos & Foothills Conservancy (AFC) advisor and wildlife photographer Denis Callet captured footage of Monrovia, the first cougar to be rescued, rehabilitated and released in the state of California. The female cougar was found with paws burned so badly that she could barely walk. Her burns were likely sustained during the Bobcat Fire.
Discovered in Monrovia […]