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At 105, Glendale woman still has her sense of humor and 'a wonderful life'

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On the Town: Winning speech touts relevance of little gestures

In her competition speech, Amira Al Hadeed stresses that it's not just the big things we do that make a difference but the smaller things that can have significant impact. That philosophy won over the judges when Amira competed against four other high school students in the Glendale Noon Rotary...

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Verdugo Views: Mom influenced Glendale resident's entertainment career

Nami Ota-Donals credits her mother for her rewarding career as an entertainer. Her mother, Miyo Takeguchi Ota, studied flower arranging, tea ceremonies, music and other classical arts in her native Japan before coming here as a young adult. "She was a beautiful lady," Ota-Donals, a Glendale resident...

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Pets of the Day

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  • News-Press Pet of the Day: Benny

    News-Press Pet of the Day: Benny

    Margot (A391109) and Jinx (A388671), two Pets of the Day from last week, are both still available. Benny is a 2-year-old, male, brindle-and-white pit bull mix. This energetic boy already knows his "sit" training cue and is ready to learn a few more. Benny still has a lot of his puppy energy and...

  • News-Press Pet of the Day: Jinx

    News-Press Pet of the Day: Jinx

    Jinx is a sweet and affectionate 2-year-old, gray-and-white tabby. She is very shy when it comes to new people, but if you go slowly, she will shower you with head bumps, purrs and will even roll over for attention. She loves to play with interactive toys such as “Da Bird” and mouse toys. Jinx...

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Longtime community activist Marilyn Gunnell dies at 73

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Education

  • Glendale school officials plan community meetings to get input on redistricting

    Glendale school officials plan community meetings to get input on redistricting

    Glendale school officials are gearing up to seek public input about how the school district's new voting districts should be plotted in their ongoing effort to transition from an at-large voting system to a district-based one after Glendale Unified was sued for allegedly violating the rights of...

  • Glendale school board confident in their pick for superintendent

    Glendale school board members Tuesday night expressed confidence in their choice of Winfred Roberson as the district's next superintendent, a role he is expected to start in April, according to school officials. The school board plans to vote on his contract during a meeting on Feb. 16, when Roberson...

  • Schiff nominates 14 to U.S. service academies

    Schiff nominates 14 to U.S. service academies

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) announced on Tuesday that he has nominated 14 students from the 28th Congressional District to U.S. service academies for the class of 2020. Four of the five U.S. service academies require a Congressional nomination in order to receive an appointment. NEWSLETTER: Stay...

  • Young students get lesson in healthier habits from Glendale doctor

    Young students get lesson in healthier habits from Glendale doctor

    The youngest students at Cerritos Elementary School learned about the importance of maintaining healthy habits on Thursday with help from a family-medicine doctor, and they got to take home a furry friend. To grab the students' attention, Dr. Antonio Zamorano wore a Batman mask and introduced himself...

  • Glendale Unified makes an offer to superintendent candidate

    Glendale Unified makes an offer to superintendent candidate

    The Glendale school board announced Wednesday morning that they unanimously agreed to extend an offer to Winfred Roberson, Jr., to take the helm of Glendale Unified. Roberson is the current superintendent of the Davis Joint Unified School District. The Glendale school board has unanimously agreed...

Religion

In Theory: Reviewing the Czech leader's anti-migrant stance

In Theory: Reviewing the Czech leader's anti-migrant stance

Czech President Milos Zeman said this month that it was "practically impossible" to integrate Muslims into European society. "Let them have their culture in their countries and not take it to Europe," said Zeman, who went on to say that Europe would "end up like Cologne," referring to the large...

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