Zarian to host talk on columnist

The ongoing contention over Glendale News-Press columnist Dan Kimber will be the subject of a dialogue Thursday on “The Larry Zarian Show.”

Columnist Patrick Azadian and Glendale resident and Forum page writer Patrick Grant will sit down to discuss the social implications of the back-and-forth that has played out in the News-Press' Forum section for more than a month since Kimber's column on the Armenian Youth Federation and assimilation.

Kimber, who has already appeared on Zarian's show to explain his viewpoint, has found himself at the center of controversy over his comments on the federation's bylaws.

The show airs at 7 p.m. Thursday on Channel 280. The call-in number is (818) 547-3668.


Republicans to host former radio host

Xavier Hermosillo, former KABC and KMPC radio talk show host, is scheduled to address the Glendale Burbank Republican Assembly tonight at a meeting at Clancy's Crab Boiler.

Hermosillo, who also served two terms as the California chairman of the Republican National Hispanic Assembly and co-director of the Western White House Advance Team for George H.W. Bush, will discuss rejuvenating the GOP by “mining for natural Republicans — Latinos, Asians, Armenians and other genuine Americans — and not defaulting them to the Democrats,” according to an announcement from the club.

The event starts at 7:30 p.m., with an optional $20 dinner beginning at 7 p.m. Clancy's is at 219 N. Central Ave.


Summer movie nights get started

The city will start its free family movie night series Friday at Palmer Park, 610 E. Palmer Ave.

The Parks, Recreation & Community Services Department will show a variety of movies at the Friday Night Summer Moonlight Movies series, which runs through Aug. 14.

Palmer Park will host the event Friday and July 3; Pacific Park, 501 S. Pacific Ave. on July 10 and 17; Verdugo Park, 1621 Cañada Blvd. on July 24 and 31; and Montrose Park, 3529 Clifton Place, on Aug. 7 and 14.

All movies begin at dusk, and spectators are encouraged to bring their own folding chairs and blankets. Admission is free.

For a schedule of movies, call (818) 548-3785.

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