Glendale Central Library

Citizen Tanouye: Japanese-American WWII Hero’s Story Explored by Students, Produced by Glendale Resident

Citizen Tanouye follows the life-changing journey of eight Torrance High School students who set out to uncover the story of Ted Tanouye, a Japanese-American Torrance High School alumnus, World War II hero, and Medal of Honor recipient. As the ethnically diverse group dig in to discover Tanouye’s story, they uncover the civil rights abuses suffered during the war years by Japanese Americans such as Tanouye’s family. The students plowed through archival materials, searched online, and conducted insightful interviews with war veterans to get to the bottom of what Tanouye and his family experienced. Glendale resident Robert Horsting produced the documentary, which will screen at the Glendale Central Library August 14, 2014, at 7pm […]



Mobility 21 in 2013: Garcetti, Kelly, Planners on Millennials & Boomers Seeking Walkable Urban Lifestyle

More than 1,000 business, transportation and elected leaders attended the 2013 Mobility 21 Southern California Transportation Summit held October 29 at L.A. Live. The annual conference addresses challenges and opportunities facing Southern California’s infrastructure. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti was in Washington, D.C. to lobby for federal transportation funds, but […]

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 […]

Bike Week Over in Pasadena and LA, But Glendale’s Bike Month Cruises To Big Finish

Glendale, California’s Bike Month activities conclude this week with two film screenings and an appearance by Long Beach Mobility Coordinator Charlie Gandy.