| Mar 11, 2011
| 6:47 PM
The Valley Porcelain Artists will host an Art Exhibit from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. March 26 at the Joslyn Adult Center, 1301 W. Olive Ave., Burbank.
The public is encouraged to come and see the porcelain hand-painted by more than 100 members of the club. It...
| Nov 30, 2010
I've been trying to adopt a more enlightened way of seeing the world. This newfound philosophy is fairly simple: I try to view everything that happens as having a good reason.
Admittedly, this has been hard because I am a cynic by nature. Whether my...
| Dec 8, 2010
For 35 years, the Assistance League of Glendale has presented its Festival of Trees. This year's location, the Glendale Hilton, provided a sparkling setting for this looked-forward-to occasion.
On Sunday, close to 500 supporters headed to the hotel's...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 6:29 PM
It was Mardi Gras at Cabrini over the weekend. On Saturday, Cabrini Literary Guild members adorned the Oakmont Country Club with Mardi Gras paraphernalia from feathered eye masks and long beaded necklaces to Harlequin figures. A New Orleans-type jazz band...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 6:25 PM
Retirement was fun for a while, but it's definitely not something I want to do for the rest of my life. And so Glendale — I'm back!
In my revised position, I will be reporting on the accomplishments of service clubs, charities and nonprofit...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 6:19 PM
Marilyn Monroe look-alike Ruth McNevin kicked off the Verdugo Hills Hospital Foundation luncheon by singing “Happy Birthday” to Chief Executive Len LaBella. The bit was reminiscent of the real Marilyn singing “Happy Birthday, Mr....
| May 1, 2012
| 6:36 PM
A record number of supporters decorated a record number of bras this year at the ninth annual Bras for a Cause on Saturday (April 28). It was wall-to-wall bras at the newly refurbished Oakmont Country Club as several hundred Glendale Soroptimists, their...
| May 8, 2012
| 8:12 PM
The 21st annual Derby Day began with “And they're off,” marking the open of the Kentucky Derby, live from Churchill Downs. On May 5 the Glendale Assn. of the Retarded welcomed about 300 supporters/bettors, who each had $300 in “Derby...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 7:25 PM
It's not every day that an organization with ties to Glendale celebrates its 100th anniversary. But on Wednesday, Chapter AH of the Philanthropic Educational Organization held that celebration at the Glendale home of Marilyn Butler.
About 125 members...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 7:48 PM
No organization knows how to party like the La Crescenta Woman's Club, especially after some lady-like mimosas. After 101 years, the group is still going strong and has no trouble attracting new members. At its circa 1927 clubhouse, its annual Fashion...
| Nov 6, 2011
A lack of interest in the auction of a 30,000-square-foot city-owned property that once housed an electrical substation has prompted Glendale to slash original $600,000 asking price in half. It also led to a round of high-profile sales pitches.
| May 22, 2012
| 5:27 PM
Glendale Health Kids Executive Director Camille Levee had her first send-off party with some of her Glendale fans on Sunday. Levee is departing her post for another executive director job in Payson, Arizona.
The party took place at the Arcadia home of...