Glendale News-Press

Horse owners in the San Fernando Valley feel trod on by bullet train

Dale Gibson grimly shook his head, his white cowboy hat blocking out the bright afternoon sun. “How about this mess,” he said, walking through his Sunland ranch in the shadow of the San Gabriel Mountains. Gibson, a rodeo cowboy and stuntman who has performed in more than five dozen films, was pondering the...


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Foster, Van Scoter take home pair of CIF track titles


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Music Preview: Paul Johnson pioneered the rock that started the wave

Music Preview: Paul Johnson pioneered the rock that started the wave

When fledgling guitarist Paul Johnson organized the rock 'n' roll sounds rolling around in his teenage brain and filtered it through his own sunny Redondo Beach prism, he came up with 1961's immortal, flamenco-tinged "Mr. Moto," a record that codified an entirely new pop genre — surf music. Johnson,...


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  • Mailbag: Glendale residents weigh in on Measure N and a hotel project

    Proposal's timing was coincidental City Councilman Ara Najarian suggests that the proposal to lower the building height allowance on North Brand Boulevard between Glenoaks Boulevard and Stocker Street was put forward to stop the Aloft Hotel project. It, in fact was not. Many of us who supported...

  • Guest Column: An adventure only possible here

    Did you know that our very own San Gabriel Mountains are as rugged a terrain as any in America? Or that they have had some of the most concentrated rainfall in the history of the U.S.?I didn't, until a friend lent me John McPhee's book, “The Control of Nature.” I knew they were rugged, of course,...

  • Mailbag: Debating Measure N and the proposed Aloft hotel

    Theater group enthralls audience Thank you to Glendale Arts for partnering with the Antaeus Theatre Co. for a reading of William Inge's classic play "Picnic" on Monday in the Alex Theatre forecourt. It was wonderful. Without the aid of microphones, 11 superb Antaeus actors kept a modestly numbered...

  • Mailbag: On Measure N, Sagebrush and street signs

    Support for John and Jane I read with interest of state Assemblyman Matthew Harper's (R - Huntington Beach) defeated proposal for a "John Wayne Day." Fellow state Assemblyman Donald Wagner (R - Irvine) said Wayne's documented racist remarks should be overlooked because "everyone of us is imperfect."...


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