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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • Letter: Comfort women statue is appropriate

    Letter: Comfort women statue is appropriate
    Re: “Mayor reopens statue tiff,” Oct. 3. I hold the Glendale News-Press' accuracy by my score quite high. Then we learn things by the spoken word of others and the age-old game of “telephone” steps in. The greater the number of “telephone” connections, the less likely that accuracy will prevail. So when I read a story concerning how the mayor of Glendale found his way to a reporter from a “far right” channel I am already going “huh?”
  • Glendale teacher, student to travel to Normandy for 70th anniversary of D-Day invasion

    Glendale teacher, student to travel to Normandy for 70th anniversary of D-Day invasion
    A Glendale High School teacher and student will travel to Normandy, France, this summer for an institute marking the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion by Allied forces on the territory’s beaches. Beginning in late June, Glendale High history...


      BERNARD E. MULLINS Bernard Ellis Mullins, age 90, passed away September 1, 2011 at his home.   Mr. Mullins was born to Julia and Raymond Mullins on January 27, 1921 in Leon, Iowa.  He was a Burbank resident for 63 years.  He was preceded in death by...

    Josephine Bertha Locken

        Josephine Bertha Locken passed away Wednesday September 7, 2011 in her home surrounded by her family.  She was 92 years old.     Born in Killdeer, North Dakota on Saint Joseph's Day, March 19, 1919 to Katie and Ralph Kopp, she was the second of three...

    Lorraine Webber

    Lorraine Webber died 24 August at her home in Glendale after a long illness. She was 92.Doris Lorraine Burger was born 7 September 1918 in Brooklyn, New York. In the 1930's she moved with her family to Glendale, where she attended business school and...