| May 25, 2012
| 10:23 PM
Sevak Magakian is looking to make his return to the big time as it relates to mixed martial arts, otherwise known as the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
Friend and fellow Glendale MMA fighter Karen Darabedyan is hoping to follow a similar path, but,...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 8:48 PM
The following are odds and ends from the local sports scene.
IN LOCAL MMA
The Ultimate Fighting Championship officially announced on Saturday that UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey would square off in the next season of...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 10:02 AM
Programming giant Walt Disney Co. and pay-TV distributor Cablevision Systems Corp. have signed a wide-ranging agreement covering dozens of broadcast and cable channels including ABC, ESPN and Disney Channel.
As part of the deal, Cablevision has also...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 7:17 PM
SOUTHEAST GLENDALE —- The Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club, in its 70th year, meets Tuesdays at the Elk's Lodge. The following are odds and ends from the fifth meeting of the year.
APACHES GIVE NO
QUARTER TO ALUM
It was with great anticipation...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 6:00 AM
The entertainment and construction industries in the greater Glendale-Burbank area took a beating during the recession, but professional and technical services have been mostly shielded from the protracted economic downturn.
Jobs in computer programming,...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 5:04 PM
You learn something new every day. Every second, in fact.
I was sitting in a meeting at work recently, in a gilded conference room high above our haze-shrouded city, surrounded by some of the most frighteningly intelligent minds in the entertainment...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Great newspaper stories — like the shocking L.A. County tax scandal involving Assessor John Noguez — usually don't come from attending government meetings or going to press conferences.
The tip that ignites a reporter's passion almost...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 5:20 PM
City officials on Wednesday embarked upon a series of public outreach meetings to explain the need for higher electricity rates. Instead, they found themselves defending the transfer of millions of dollars from the utility to Glendale’s coffers...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 11:59 AM
Recess on North Brand is offering the gimmick of all restaurant gimmicks. But with this one everybody wins. Executive Chef-Owner Sevan Abdessian was the first Los Angeles resident to win a spot on the Food Network's popular New York-based “Chopped&...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 7:06 PM
After suffering a deep gash over his left eye in the ring Saturday night, Vanes “Nightmare” Martirosyan will be on the shelf for at least a couple of weeks.
The much coveted world title shot the Glendale resident has had his eye on figures to...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 9:15 AM
Glendale Councilman Ara Najarian has pulled his request to invite reality television star Kim Kardashian to ride atop the city’s Rose Parade float given that she’s already booked for a New Year’s Eve event in Las Vegas.
The proposal was...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 10:30 PM
NORTHWEST GLENDALE — Hometown heroics trumped star power on Friday night in the fourth-annual Stars Shooting for Hope celebrity basketball game, which filled the bleachers of the Hoover High gymnasium for a charitable cause, while once again putting...