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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • 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.
  • 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...

    Ernest Nevin Schulz Oct. 26, 1918-Sept. 10, 2012

    Ernest Nevin Schulz Oct. 26, 1918-Sept. 10, 2012
    Ernest Nevin Schulz October 26, 1918-September 10, 2012. Nevin Schulz was born in Santa Maria, California on October 26, 1918 and passed away on September 10, 2012, he was 93 years old. Nevin loved his family. He is survived by his three sons Paul,...

    William O. Meichtry Jan. 5, 1922-Aug. 19, 2012

    William O. Meichtry January 5, 1922 – August 19, 2012. The true miracle is not walking on water, it is not walking in air, but simply walking on this earth. Rest in peace, you walked this earth with vigor and influenced all who were fortunate to...

    Verdugo Views: Brand Boulevard of Cars has roared since the '20s

    Verdugo Views: Brand Boulevard of Cars has roared since the '20s
    If it seems as if the row of car dealerships on South Brand Boulevard has been there forever, you're close. Brand has been home to car dealers for nearly as long as Glendale has been a city. Brand Boulevard of Cars had its beginnings in 1915, when...