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  • Verdugo Views: A bottle label leads to research

    Verdugo Views: A bottle label leads to research
    While browsing in an antique shop in Oregon last summer, a tiny, glass bottle filled with grains of rice caught my eye. I picked it up and read the label. “The daily ration for 750 children in 1 Near East [Armenian] Relief Orphanage is 40 pounds of rice, less than 7/8 ounce per child. For lack of this small amount, they are turning children away by the thousands. Will you help?’’
  • Verdugo Views: The wartime gap in Rose Parade history

    Verdugo Views: The wartime gap in Rose Parade history
    The city of Glendale is finalizing its 100th entry in the Tournament of Roses Parade on Jan. 1. The first float was entered in 1911. But that was more than 100 years ago, right? Read on to find one reason for the disparity. Except for the World War II...

    Dancers keep 'The Nutcracker' fresh at the Alex

    Dancers keep 'The Nutcracker' fresh at the Alex
    Pacific Ballet Dance Theatre turned out an exuberant performance featuring highlights from "The Nutcracker" on Dec. 1 at the Alex Theatre in Glendale. The audience could feel a chill in the air as dancers glided across the stage — as if on an...

    Special session to look into Link development

    Special session to look into Link development
    Design plans for a proposed mixed-use apartment building in the San Fernando Road Corridor will get a second look by the Glendale City Council next week. In a special session on Tuesday, council members will hold a public hearing on construction of the...

    A haole picks up the slack

    A haole picks up the slack
    Guitarist Jim "Kimo" West divides his time between two dramatically different musical worlds. His mainstay job is as lead guitarist from the famed, freewheeling musical satirist Weird Al Yankovic, but West's heart and soul are completely invested in the...