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  • Get out and cheer for local football teams

    Fall sports are in full swing. Hoover's next home game is Thursday against Burroughs at Glendale High. The junior varsity game is at 4 p.m., and varsity is at 7 p.m. Hoover plays Crescenta Valley Oct. 8 at the same times. The full Hoover game schedule...
  • Float association needs community support

    Apparently Ariel Drachenberg has conveniently forgotten about Glendale's Rose Parade floats of the recent past few years (“Rose floats should illustrate Glendale,” Feb. 9). Just to remind Drachenberg, and maybe the residents of Glendale, here...
  • College and Career Fair offers choices

    High school students can get a jump start at the College and Career Fair from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Glendale Civic Auditorium. Admission and parking are free. Thank you Hoover football concession stand volunteers, who support Hoover by...
  • Unclassified Info: Imagine all the money . . .

    I’m not a big traditionalist. Nor am I prone to let sentimentality get in the way of progress. So it will come as no real surprise that I am in favor of Glendale not funding a Rose Parade float and severing its 98-year tie to the annual event. I...
  • City seeks donations to save Rose Parade float

    City officials this week established a special fund to encourage private donations to fund the city’s annual float entry in the 2012 Tournament of Roses Parade. Glendale is currently the second-longest float entrant, but with $80,000 in city...
  • Chalking up another art project

    Chalking up another art project
    Art is power. That’s the main message artist Randall Williams tries to convey to his students here in Burbank and across the country. “Once you start to use art, it opens doors everywhere, because there are feelings and energy that we place...
  • Rose float support wilts

    Rose float support wilts
    CITY HALL — The public appears unwilling to maintain Glendale’s float as the second longest running entrant in the annual Tournament of Roses parade, having donated just $596 toward a $50,000-fundraising goal set by city officials. If the...
  • Organizations: Birthdays, luncheons and troops

    Organizations Parade honors city’s 100th birthday Burbank on Parade will salute the city of Burbank’s Centennial and the parade’s 30th anniversary on April 9, said parade chairwoman Joanne Miller. The parade begins at 11 a.m. and...
  • Verdugo Views: Dog float caused a lot of barking

    Verdugo Views: Dog float caused a lot of barking
    One of the most controversial floats ever entered in Pasadena's Tournament of Roses parade was a flower-covered, party-hat-wearing basset hound labeled, ‘‘Havin' Fun Yet?'' And it came from Glendale. It all began in the early months of...
  • The 168 Film Festival uncovers a big winner at the Alex Theatre

    The 10th annual 168 Film Festival concluded two days of screenings of short films at Glendale's Alex Theatre with a Saturday night awards ceremony. The festival is focused entirely on films 11 minutes or shorter that tell contemporary stories based on...
  • Council sees elephant in the room

    Donors may have saved Glendale’s float entry in the Tournament of Roses Parade from the chopping block due to a budget shortfall, but now its circus elephant design — and how it came to pass — is facing scrutiny. The City Council on...
  • Glendale's controversial Rose float gets a new name

    Glendale's controversial Rose float gets a new name
    The Tournament of Roses has approved Glendale’s new name for its Rose Parade float, which was changed recently in an attempt to appease critics of the controversial elephant design. Come January, Glendale’s float featuring a circus...