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On the Town: Young kidney patients celebrate at annual prom

The Renal Support Network’s 19th annual Renal Teen prom drew more than 200 young people from 12 to 24 years old with kidney disease. This past Sunday, the Glendale Hilton ballroom was decorated Calypso-style with tropical decor, dancing, a photo booth and renal-friendly food such as apples and...

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  • On the Town: Breakfast with Santa serves up a merry, good time

    On the Town: Breakfast with Santa serves up a merry, good time

    This year, the sold-out “Breakfast With Santa” at the La Crescenta Woman’s Club on Dec. 9 was upstaged by a 2-year-old chinchilla named Tiger. Tiger, along with more than 500 more animals, were displaced by the Creek Fire during which the Reptacular Animal Ranch in Sylmar went up in flames. Also...

  • On the Town: Young trio twirls toward Land of the Sweets

    On the Town: Young trio twirls toward Land of the Sweets

    Three area residents are dancing in an all new production of “The Nutcracker” at the Alex Theatre as part of the L.A. Youth Ballet, which is the advanced youth ensemble of the Los Angeles Ballet Academy, based in Encino. This world-premiere production set to Tchaikovsky’s beloved score has been...

  • On the Town: Glendale Latino Assn. honors 2, helps support local toy drive

    On the Town: Glendale Latino Assn. honors 2, helps support local toy drive

    “Invite your friends and co-workers to meet you at Porto’s Bakery & Café.” That’s how the invitation to the Glendale Latino Assn. mixer began. Besides satisfying their sweet tooth, attendees had the opportunity to contribute to the “Cops for Kids” toy drive held at the popular bakery. Last Wednesday,...

  • On the Town: Church women promote tolerance at World Community Day

    On the Town: Church women promote tolerance at World Community Day

    Church Women United of Glendale promoted a further-reaching take on peace during the annual World Community Day observance earlier this month at Salem Lutheran Church. The organization is made up of women from different church denominations in Glendale, Montrose and Burbank, said Karil Drake, recording...

  • On the Town: Local man with wide range of talents, knowledge debuts photo exhibit

    On the Town: Local man with wide range of talents, knowledge debuts photo exhibit

    Glendale resident Vahe Peroomian must certainly be considered a Renaissance man. He’s a longstanding member of the Glendale Community College board of trustees, a physics and astronomy professor at USC and now a photographer and exhibitor. Peroomian’s love for photography was sparked by the gift...

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