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Fortune struck for these Syrian migrants, but can they make it in California?

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DVD Review: Looking back at 'Dont Look Back'

DVD Review: Looking back at 'Dont Look Back'

Fifty years ago D. A. Pennebaker took a few cameramen to follow Bob Dylan around during his 1965 British tour. What was released two years later as "Dont Look Back" was immediately recognized as a landmark in documentary filmmaking. Though there is a fair amount of performance footage, this is...


  • Letter: Thoughts on the refugee question

    Barack Obama has an ally in Ray Richmond’s column. Richmond isn’t “proud today of the way my country is behaving.” Neither is our president. Richmond claims our countrymen are telling Syrian refugees “to turn around and go home to lives of certain gloom and likely death.” Apparently he’s unaware...

  • Letter: Thanksgiving, a corporate holiday?

    What drives us to reflect gratitude on this Thanksgiving Day? How we say our thanks and express our gratitude determines the fabric of our American lives and future. We are manipulated into spending money every Black Friday and Cyber Monday by corporations who, in turn, avariciously fill their...

  • Letter: Parking structure foretold Glendale's future

    Per my own reading of various archives, it was a majority of various City Council members’ acquiescent acceptance over the years of ever-increasing population growth-rate projections that really motivated their ongoing plans to build thousands of additional residential units in Glendale. Downtown's...

  • Letter: Plans for home project don't fit in Glendale neighborhood

    Once again it seems like Glendale City Hall is poised to approve a development project that not only goes against the wishes of the neighborhood but also threatens the essential character of the Chevy Chase Canyon communities as well as the environment and wildlife of the area. There is a project...