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Women to talk about commission

Current leaders for the Commission on the Status of Women are scheduled to appear live on “The Larry Zarian Show” Thursday to discuss the group's progress so far in advancing women's issues in Glendale.

Paula Devine and Elizabeth Manasserian, chairwoman and vice chairwoman, respectively, will discuss some of the commission's accomplishments over the past few years and how it will address ongoing issues, such as breast cancer, domestic violence and workplace equality.

The show airs live on Channel 280 at 7 p.m. Thursday. Call (818) 547-3668.

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Groundbreaking for new center

City officials on Tuesday celebrated the long-awaited groundbreaking for a new $7.92-million Adult Recreation Center.

The project was delayed for years by repeated redesigns and false starts on securing the needed funding. Tennis players also fought the planned removal of the Central Park courts to make way for the new building.

About a third of the seniors in Glendale live within the immediate area around the recreation center at 201 E. Colorado St. The new center is funded mostly by county and state grants, as well as city redevelopment and capital improvement money.


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