Little Free Libraries Coming Soon to Locations in Glendale 1

Little Free Libraries are coming soon to Verdugo Park, Montrose Park, Fremont Park and Glendale City Hall. A project of the Glendale Library Arts and Culture Department, funded by a grant, these outdoor mini-libraries will contain books available free for browsing and exchanging. Installations in Glendale should begin in December […]


Jack Black, Full House of Celebrities at Glendale Benefit for Renal Support Network November 2

Actor/Comedian Jack Black and a full house of celebrities will beat the odds at the No Limit Texas Hold’em Celebrity Charity Poker Tournament on Saturday, November 2, 2013, at the YWCA in Glendale. The tournament will be hosted by Renal Support Network Founder and President Lori Hartwell and will benefit […]

3D Printing and the “Maker Movement” October 24,
Plus New Space Planned at the Glendale Central Library

I’m looking forward to the 3D Printing event at the Glendale Public Library October 24, and hoping many others come to hear about how this technology can be used. Joan Horvath, VP of Business Development at the Pasadena-based 3D printer company Deezmaker, is the presenter. She is President of the […]



Forgotten Heroes Exhibit Worth Seeing Before It Leaves Glendale Central Library – Last Day October 19

I finally saw this moving exhibit at the Glendale Central Library. It has been traveling around the country and its stop in Glendale is from October 4-19. There’s still time to see it and learn about the Légion Arménienne, formed during the darkest days of World War I with volunteer […]

“From the Heart” Blood Drive: National Charity League Seeking Donors for “Save-A-Life” Sunday, July 7

The mothers and daughters of National Charity League, Inc., Glendale Chapter are preparing for their 7th annual “From the Heart” American Red Cross blood drive. Each July, the Glendale Chapter volunteers at Verdugo Hills Hospital to coordinate a blood drive during “Save-a-Life” Sunday, named because blood donations decrease on holiday […]


Left to right: Dr. Gregory Ketabgian*, Anne E. Elbrecht*, Yervant Chekijian*, Raffi P. Yeghiayan*, Marc A. Mamigonian, Paul R. Ignatius, Nancy R. Kolligian*, Bruce W. Roat* (*NAASR Board Member)

Paul Ignatius Launches NAASR Southern California Leadership Circle

The National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) launched a campaign for its Leadership Circle of membership in the Southern California Armenian community on April 13, 2013, at the Pasadena home of David and Margaret Mgrublian. The event’s Master of Ceremonies was Paul Ignatius – an active 93-year-old and […]

Yearly Review & Election, Geragos and Harris on Mistrial, May 15: Friends of the Glendale Public Library

The Friends of the Glendale Public Library annual membership meeting, set for Wednesday, May 15, 6:30-7pm in the Central Library Auditorium, will cover sponsored programs, fundraising and membership, new initiatives, and the anticipated renovation of the Central Library facility. The brief meeting will conclude with the election of directors for […]



My Interview with Glendale Pops Director Matt Catingub on His Razoo Page – Check It Out, Click to Donate!

Catingub can write brilliant original arrangements, he has a world class orchestra to back him up, and he can work with established stars and new artists in various musical styles and ensembles. He wants to create a unique Glendale Pops experience based on this variety: “We need to create something […]