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Society offers Tropico tour

The Glendale Historical Society, in conjunction with Forest Lawn Memorial-Parks, will present a guided tour highlighting the early history of the Tropico area of Glendale and Forest Lawn-Glendale from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday at Forest Lawn-Glendale, 1712 S. Glendale Ave., Glendale. First, attendees...

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On the Town: YMCA of the Foothills salutes volunteers

The YMCA of the Foothills recognized its top volunteers during the annual Spirit of the Y Volunteer Recognition Award Dinner held recently at the Oakmont Country Club. Rick Dinger received the Call to Service Award, which is given to the volunteer who has demonstrated a lifetime commitment to volunteerism...

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Verdugo Views: Recalling the ups and downs of yo-yo contests

For young Tom O'Loughlin, the corner of Kenneth Road and Grandview Avenue in northwest Glendale meant just one thing: the Duncan YoYo contest. "For years, I had a yellow sleeveless sweater with the Duncan YoYo logo on the front. That was for winning the contest at Kenneth and Grandview. You were...

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  • News-Press Pet of the Day: Augustine

    News-Press Pet of the Day: Augustine

    Augustine is a fun-loving, 7-year-old, neutered, male catahoula/pit bull mix. Augustine came to the Pasadena Humane Society underweight. But with consistent meals and a lot of love, he's now back to a healthy size. Augustine has a goofball personality that has endeared him to staff and volunteers....

  • News-Press Pet of the Day: Shelly

    News-Press Pet of the Day: Shelly

    Shelly is a sweet, 1-year-old, black and white, spayed, female short-haired cat. This affectionate gal first arrived at the Pasadena Humane Society at the end of March and soon gave birth to kittens. She raised her kittens in a foster home and has since returned to the shelter for adoption. Her...

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In Theory: Nye thinks Noah's Ark museum is all wet

In Theory: Nye thinks Noah's Ark museum is all wet

Bill Nye, the bow-tied scientist who graced the small screen in the '90s children's show "Bill Nye The Science Guy," recently visited Williamstown, Ky., the site of the $100-million Noah's Ark museum, a 510-foot-long replica ship. The ark, built by a Christian ministry that believes the Biblical...

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