Sustainability, civic engagement and online publishing are the major topics explored on Sunroom Desk, today celebrating seven years since its launch in October 2008! This post reviews regional transportation policy highlights from 2008 to 2015.
Good bye to Office Depot and its large flat parking lot in Glendale!
Feature interview with Amalya Yeghoyan, in Glendale from Gyumri, Armenia to promote GTech software development services.
The SR-710 North Study Draft EIR Public Hearing in La Canada Flintridge is closest to Glendale and is taking place Wednesday, May 6 at La Canada High School, 6-9pm. This is your chance to review where this study is, assess the alternatives offered, and comment on the draft environmental impact report.
Hrant Guzelian rescued hundreds of Armenian youths left in Turkey in the decades following the genocide, including Hrant Dink, who was his protégé The Youth Home of Istanbul: A Story of the Remnants’ Homecoming, the inspiring memoir of Armenian hero Hrant Guzelian, was published in Armenian in 2007 and was […]
A partial list of local Armenian Genocide Centennial Commemoration events in April. Sincere thanks to all the organizers, and special mention to organizers of events in Glendale, including the Life 100 Committee,Live Talks Los Angeles, the City of Glendale and Glendale’s Library Arts and Culture Department.
Sunroom Desk’s first post of 2015 covers a new local video production business: Whisper Films Digital. Northwest Glendale resident Albert Ruis makes audition tapes for actors, consults on custom demo reels, and produces web series and podcasts in his nearby Burbank studio.
The upcoming Glendale Mayor’s Ride 2014, taking place November 8 and starting at 9:30am, will highlight major transportation projects now being studied or in the works, including the Glendale Narrows Riverwalk. Major road, rail, and river transformations are planned, and big things are happening now, though it seems as if […]
Reflecting on six years of publishing Sunroom Desk, established October 28, 2008, and on Michael J. Arlen’s Book The Camera Age, published in 1981: Among my goals in creating this site: experiencing the shift to online publishing (✓); reviewing books with local angles (✓). In 2008, most people read blogs […]
Green Rail Intelligent Development (GRID) is a proposed urban goods movement container supply chain network that would be a big step toward a cleaner, healthier, and safer region. GRID is entered in a competition for one of ten LA2050 grants of $100,000 each. The grant would fund a feasibility study needed to convince venture capitalists that GRID would provide a good ROI, and move the project towards actual design and construction […]