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On the Town: Event celebrates Filipino community with dinner, fashion show

The acronym “FABAG” doesn’t do justice to the Filipino-American Business Assn. of Glendale. And “FABAG” certainly didn’t indicate the value of the organization’s event on Oct. 28 titled “Philippine Heritage Arts and Culture Celebration.” “Filipino-Americans are the third largest ethnic group in...

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  • 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...

  • On the Town: Las Candelas shines its light on mental-health services

    On the Town: Las Candelas shines its light on mental-health services

    Las Candelas, a women’s philanthropic organization, honored retiring President Ellyn Semler and celebrated incoming President Nancy Stone during a dinner at the Oakmont Country Club. Semler thanked the members for their support of the group’s projects throughout her two-year tenure. She is taking...

  • On the Town: Women recognized for contributions to cancer programs

    On the Town: Women recognized for contributions to cancer programs

    Five women who are dedicated advocates in the fight against cancer recently received Courage Awards at a dinner held at the newly-renovated and very elegant Chevy Chase Country Club. The awards are presented biannually by the Cancer Care Guild, in partnership with the Adventist Health Glendale...

  • On the Town: Film festival puts Glendale in the spotlight

    On the Town: Film festival puts Glendale in the spotlight

    Every film festival has to have an Awards Show and the Glendale International Film Festival was no exception. On Sunday, some 90 optimistic filmmakers packed Glendale’s Gauchos Village Brazilian Steakhouse, each wanting a coveted award for their film. Elegantly flamboyant fest director Velvet Rhodes...

  • On the Town: School teaches culture to islanders and Hawaiians at heart

    On the Town: School teaches culture to islanders and Hawaiians at heart

    “Hula” knew a dance school that pays homage to the Hawaiian islands is alive and well in Glendale? It’s called Hula Halau Na Mamo O Pana’Ewa, which translates to “Offspring of Pana’ewa.” Pana’ewa refers to an area near Hilo on the Big Island of Hawaii, said Keoki Wang, hula teacher and owner of...

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