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Flintridge Prep baseball braces for another playoff tilt with Salesian


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Music Preview: Jimmy Angel hasn't gotten old

Music Preview: Jimmy Angel hasn't gotten old

Rock 'n' roll singer Jimmy Angel may have just turned 81, but he is nowhere near contemplating retirement. In fact, the local favorite has no less than four Burbank shows scheduled in almost as many weeks, appearing at Joe's Great American this Thursday with additional gigs at Viva Cantina (May...


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  • Commentary: Memorial Day, or Day of Remembrance, dates to the Civil War

    May 30 is Memorial Day, originally called a Day of Remembrance, for those who have died while serving our country in war. Memorial Day began after the Civil War to remember the more than 600,000 soldiers who died in the years between 1861 and 1865. About 600,000 deaths is more loss than in all...

  • 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...


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