The Early Edition: Glendale News-Press

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Mason Arredondo, 14 of Glendale, right, is guided by Damon's Restaurant chef Richard Swenson on how to make a banana dessert at the Glendale Elk's Lodge on Friday. Arredondo has Crohn's disease and the Kiwanis Fulfill A Dream chose him to make his dream of cooking a reality. (Raul Roa/News-Press)

Films offer shot in the arm

GLENDALE — A recovering film industry helped tamp down local unemployment rates in November, pushing the mark back toward single-digit territory, according to state figures released Friday.

Piano contest may not go on

CITY HALL — An international piano competition for young adults proposed for downtown Glendale met this week with the City Council wary of committing city funds.

Food, glorious food

Mason Arredondo added a healthy dose of banana liqueur to the boiling pan. Several handfuls later, a little more rum, and bam.

Home prices keep rising

DOWNTOWN — First-time buyers and surging demand for low- to mid-priced properties propped up home prices across Glendale and Burbank, mirroring regional and state figures, real estate agents said.

Ready to give back

GLENDALE — A California Supreme Court Justice presided over a swearing-in ceremony Friday afternoon, providing Alina Azizian added laurels to her extensive Glendale resume.

Falcons heat up the holiday

GLENDALE — While the Crescenta Valley High boys’ basketball team wouldn’t have exactly experienced a white Christmas by spending the entirety of December in the mild climate of Southern California, the Falcons are pretty much guaranteed to have a warm winter break now that they have jetted off to Hawaii for a run in the five-day 2009 Maui Winter Classic.

90 Reasons to celebrate

Every Tuesday night, a group of 65 people stands in unison with black folders in hand, belting out a set of traditional and contemporary holiday songs at the Shadow Hills Presbyterian Church.


Written by Christopher Cadelago

December 19, 2009 at 8:26 am

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