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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: 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...

    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...

    Citywide artwork utilizes form and function

    Citywide artwork utilizes form and function
    As soon as Patti Sustin turned to park at her office building in downtown Glendale on Monday morning, she noticed the bland utility box on the street corner had gotten a mural makeover since the weekend. Bright images of a pomegranate tree, a peacock and...

    City reads 'The Sandcastle Girls'

    City reads 'The Sandcastle Girls'
    Novelist Chris Bohjalian knows that he inherited a history of survival. As the descendant of Armenian genocide survivors, The New York Times best-selling author discovered resilience was in his blood, inspiring his epic love story “The...