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  • Rock 'n' roll gets an encore at Forest Lawn in Glendale

    Rock 'n' roll gets an encore at Forest Lawn in Glendale
    When rock ‘n’ roll first infected American culture almost 60 years ago, it sent shock waves through to the nation’s very core. Perceived as an unspeakable threat to moral decency, second only to Communism, no less an authority that Frank Sinatra characterized it as “the most brutal, ugly, degenerate, vicious form of expression it has been my displeasure to hear.”
  • Intersections: Rockhaven's history has relevance today

    Intersections: Rockhaven's history has relevance today
    I drove by Rockhaven Sanitarium for years, always wondering what lay behind its ornate metal gates. When I finally visited the property last November, I couldn’t stop going back. It appeared in my daydreams, crept up in conversations I had with...

    Editorial: Offering respects to memory of Nelson

    The unthinkable happened last week to a well-liked and respected young man who had left his imprint on Burbank: David Nelson, just 26 years old and a police officer with the Bakersfield police department, died in a car crash while pursuing a suspect. It...

    Former Burbank police cadet laid to rest in Glendale

    Former Burbank police cadet laid to rest in Glendale
    Police officers from throughout the state gathered Wednesday in Glendale to pay respects to a fallen Bakersfield police officer with strong ties to Burbank. More than 100 sworn and civilian employees representing Burbank and Glendale attended the...

    Verdugo Views: Glendale High alum's father helped sculpt L.A.

    Verdugo Views: Glendale High alum's father helped sculpt L.A.
    Tennis great Gene Mako, who began his career on the courts of Glendale High, brought home many awards and trophies. But, perhaps his relationship with his father, Bartholomew, a multitalented artist, eventually became more important to Mako than any of...