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Fireworks fill the sky during the Americana at Brand's second annual tree lighting celebration Thursday.

Lighting up the night
Hundreds of people crowded the Americana at Brand on Thursday to view the second annual Christmas Tree Lighting and fireworks display.

Hate crimes decrease
LOS ANGELES — Religious hate crimes, including a tagging incident at Glendale’s St. Peter Armenian Church, increased last year throughout Los Angeles County, according to a county report released Thursday.

Educators discuss reductions
GLENDALE — For the first time this year, Glendale Unified School District Board of Education members this week began openly discussing significant reductions to match persistent funding cuts from Sacramento.

Get tough on smoking ban, residents say
GLENDALE — When resident Stephen Brown learned last year that the city had enacted citywide smoking restrictions, he looked forward to sitting outside at his favorite coffee shop and breathing in the fresh air.

GLENDALE — With a nine-member contingent, it might be easier to keep things simple.

GCC storming state
GLENDALE — After falling three points shy of a second straight state championship in 2008, the reloaded Glendale Community College women’s cross-country team will be back on the same course at Woodward Park in Fresno at 10 a.m. on Saturday to take on reigning state champion Orange Coast College and all other comers at the 2009 California Community College Championships. Regaining the title is the clear goal, as it has been since the season began.

Education Matters: An insult to older teachers
Before launching into this week’s topic, I want to tie up a few loose ends from last week’s. Part of what I wrote got lopped off due to space limitations, so I’ll just tack it on here. I don’t want to belabor the point, but I would like to finish a point only partially made last Friday.


Written by Times Community News

November 20, 2009 at 9:57 am

Posted in glendale, News Roundups

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