Glendale News-Press

It's OK to be a comic newbie at The Perky Nerd

For female fans of comics and coffee — and those who love them — Burbank got a whole lot perkier last week with the opening on Magnolia Boulevard of The Perky Nerd. Buoyed by a tweet from "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." star Ming-Na Wen, and in-person sales of drawings by "Deadpool" movie-credits...


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A Noise Within plans its future


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  • Mailbag: Weighing in on Measure N, craftsman homes and genocide recognition

    Man of letters admired Armenia The famous British poet George Gordon, Lord Byron (1788-1824) — considered the greatest of all the Romantic poets — was an admirer of the Armenian people, their culture and their language. With the assistance of Father Avgerian, he studied Armenian at the San Lazzaro...

  • Mailbag: Renovation woes and a poppy problem

    Mailbag: Renovation woes and a poppy problem

    Renovations and heat don't mix The Glendale Central Library has been undergoing major remodeling for several months now, and it will take another several months to be finished. The section that patrons are using at the present time is an unhealthy situation and needs the immediate attention of...

  • Mailbag: Welcome (or not) signs and prayers for peace

    Mailbag: Welcome (or not) signs and prayers for peace

    Plight should not be overlooked Prayers for Artsakh and peace to the souls of our new martyrs, healing to the wounded and comfort to the families of the victims were invoked on a recent Sunday at St. Mary in Glendale. Azerbaijan launched massive attacks on April 1, targeting villages and civilians,...

  • Op-Ed: Running as a woman isn't easy

    Now I know why there are so fewer women than men in the state Legislature. After 12 months of campaigning for state Senate, I recognize it takes resiliency, tenacity, commitment and 200% effort to be taken seriously as a female candidate. Running for elective office presents challenges for women...


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