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  • Letter: Bookshop inspired Oregon stores

    I grew up in Glendale. When the new paperbacks were priced at $4.95 (this would be at the old Crown Books), I decided that was too expensive, and I would start buying used books exclusively. That must have been just when Brand Bookshop opened, because as soon as I could ride my bike that far — and later drive — I would spend as much time as possible in Jerome Joseph's store.
  • The Whiteboard Jungle: Teaching 'Mockingbird' to today's students

    The Whiteboard Jungle: Teaching 'Mockingbird' to today's students
    One of the charges of the high school English teacher is to help teenagers see the relevancy of literature to their lives. I'm always on the lookout on how to win over the students to read, in their minds, very old books from long, long ago. For...

    2013 top animal stories in Glendale, Burbank

    2013 top animal stories in Glendale, Burbank
    Rescued creatures large and small contributed to the year's headlines.   Cat resuscitated after fire A 12-year-old cat that was resuscitated by Glendale firefighters during an apartment fire in February was adopted from the Pasadena Humane Society...

    Attorneys for city seek dismissal of comfort-women lawsuit

    Attorneys for city seek dismissal of comfort-women lawsuit
    Attorneys for the city of Glendale asked a federal judge last week to dismiss a lawsuit filed against the city that calls for the removal of a local statue honoring women forced to work as sex slaves for the Japanese Imperial Army during World War II....

    The Whiteboard Jungle: Writers may be happy to hear from you

     The Whiteboard Jungle: Writers may be happy to hear from you
    This fall, when my students study "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings," it won't be the same due to the passing of Maya Angelou last week. Just as we all have to deal with the death of loved ones as we live our lives, an English teacher has to deal with...