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Forty Eight Years Later, Disney On Ice Remains

January 11, 2019 by William Blanton (Register to contact)

Forty Eight Years ago in 1970, Bob Jani, Director of Live Entertain-
ment for Walt Disney, asked me to be the Technical Consultant for the first arena show called "Disney On Parade". This was a huge undertaking involving all forms of circus acts traveling across USA. Opened in Chicago. Now as "Disney on Ice", the show continues.

Public Address Crew Chief

January 11, 2019 by William Blanton (Register to contact)

Greg Lawrence, Electric Shop teacher I give credit too for his trust and extensive education in electronics. The result, I was professionally working in Hollywood Television and Stage at age 19. I spent years of sound mixing for top performers, system design & in technical consulting for Hollywood Bowl, L.A. Music Center, Walt Disney and Disney World. Thank you GHS

Latest Novel Due In January 2018

November 2, 2017 by Donald Gazzaniga (Register to contact)

Donald Gazzaniga has completed his latest novel, title The Invisible and to be published by Arrowhead Classics Publishing.

Gazzaniga has authored 6 heart-saving cookbooks that have been credited with saving thousands of lives and changing the way congestive heart failure patients are treated. The cookbooks are published by Macmillan-St. Martin's Press.

The Invisibles is about a murder at the Pt. Cabrillo Light Station, where Gazzaniga and his wife Maureen volunteered as docents for nearly 15 years.

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Glendale High School Teacher Admitted to Secretly Photographing Female Students, Official’s Letter Says  KTLA Los Angeles

A Glendale high school teacher admitted to secretly taking inappropriate photos of female students for several years, according to a letter obtained in a public ...



Victorville couple marks 70th anniversary  VVdailypress.com

VICTORVILLE — When teen-ager Ryel Adams bumped into pretty Gwen Brown at the Pasadena Winter Gardens Skating Rink in 1946, he did not imagine he ...



Police investigating burglary at Glendale High School  FOX 11 Los Angeles

Authorities are investigating a burglary at Glendale High School.



Glendale High student offers holiday hope to less-fortunate children  Los Angeles Times

Glendale High School junior Jamie Fritz founded an on-campus Adopt-a-Family club in August and that group set a goal of raising $1000 by Dec. 13. The money ...



Historic Glendale, Hoover football rivalry game suffers first cancellation  Los Angeles Times

The Glendale Unified School District canceled Thursday evening's scheduled city rivalry game, dubbed the “Battle for the Victory Bell,” between Glendale and ...



Fight at Glendale's Herbert Hoover High School sparks concern among parents  KABC-TV

Concerned parents of students at a Glendale high school met with school administrators Monday after a brawl erupted on campus last week.



Milepost 97 Fire burning in Southern Oregon  Action News Now

The 13119 acre fire located one mile southeast of Canyonville, Oregon is 50 percent contained.



Glendale campus brawl stemmed from untrue rumors, school district says  KABC-TV

The campus brawl at Herbert Hoover High School that resulted in the cancellation of the homecoming game between Hoover and Glendale high schools was all ...



UPDATE: Lockdown of Glendale High School Released  OzarksFirst.com

UPDATE: School officials have released the lockdown of Glendale High School.



Column: The Whiteboard Jungle: Coaching Scholastic Bowl team scores points for students, teacher and school  Los Angeles Times

For the 29th straight year, Glendale Unified will host the Scholastic Bowl at Glendale High School on Monday night. Televised locally, this is the biggest ...



Worried about negative attention after campus brawl, Hoover High students explore ‘identity, respect and unit  Los Angeles Times

To some, a perception of Hoover High School began to form in the months following an on-campus brawl on Oct. 3 that included conflicts between students of ...



Glendale students protest cancellation of homecoming game  KABC-TV

Students at Hoover High School in Glendale walked out of class Monday morning to protest the cancellation of the school's homecoming football game.



Glendale Unified high schools rank among the top 12% nationwide  Los Angeles Times

Glendale high schools rank among the nation's best, according to a U.S. News & World Report released May 9. Crescenta Valley, Clark Magnet, Glendale and ...



3 Schools Placed On Lockdown After Brawl Between High School Students  CBS Los Angeles

GLENDALE (CBSLA) – Two dozen police officers responded to a massive brawl between students at a Glendale high school Wednesday. Cell phone video ...



Security, hecklers just some issues for Hoover as it returns to field  Los Angeles Times

Security will be a little tighter than normal when the Hoover High School football team returns to the field after a three-week hiatus to face rival Glendale High on ...



Hoover High Football Game Scrubbed In Aftermath Of Campus Brawl  CBS Los Angeles

GLENDALE (CBSLA) – With an investigation continuing into a fight that broke out on the campus of a Glendale high school last week and allegedly involved ...



Beloved Glendale High history teacher Olivia Macaulay, 63, dies of cancer  Los Angeles Times

Glendale High School history teacher Olivia Macaulay died July 12 after succumbing to an aggressive form of cancer.



Man found dead on Glendale hiking trail may have died of natural causes  Los Angeles Times

Glendale police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found on a hiking trail in Brand Park early Tuesday morning.



State bill that would free up $27M for affordable housing in Glendale clears committee  Los Angeles Times

A bill that would allow Glendale officials to repurpose $27 million in bonds originally intended for redevelopment projects to build affordable housing cleared its ...



Three Memorial Day ceremonies slated in Glendale, surrounding communities  Los Angeles Times

Memorial Day ceremonies will be held on Monday in Glendale, Montrose and La Crescenta within hours of each other.



California’s budget includes $1.8M for Glendale tech, L.A. River initiatives  Los Angeles Times

California's $215 billion budget for the coming fiscal year includes funding for a Glendale tech accelerator program and a bridge over the LA River.



Glendale High graduation ceremony stresses friendship, inclusion  Los Angeles Times

For some graduates in Glendale High School's class of 2016, time flew by too quickly from the days they were high school freshmen to graduating seniors on.



Hoover High Students Stage Walkout After Homecoming Game, Dance Canceled  KTLA Los Angeles

About 100 Hoover High School students walked out of class Monday in response to the cancelling of the school's Homecoming game and dance over the ...



Glendale police search for 2 suspects in break-in, motorcycle theft  Los Angeles Times

The Glendale Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying two suspects allegedly involved in a commercial burglary and theft of a motorcycle.



New museum traces 110-plus years of Glendale police history  Los Angeles Times

Residents didn't have to break the law on Saturday to get up close and person with the Glendale Police Department as the agency held its annual open house.



Appeal of proposed hotel in Glendale’s Rancho neighborhood denied  Los Angeles Times

City Council recently rejected an appeal of a proposed three-story, 64-room hotel in Glendale's Rancho Riverside neighborhood ,



Lawsuit seeks millions from city of Glendale over illegal water rates  Los Angeles Times

A group of Glendale residents is demanding the city repay millions of dollars for years of miscalculated water rates in a class-action lawsuit spearhead by a ...



Glendale Resident Has Close Encounter With Coyote While Walking Dogs  KTLA Los Angeles

A Glendale woman had a frightening encounter when some coyotes wandered too close for comfort while she was walking her dogs. She wants to warn her ...



Glendale high school shooting: 'I wish I could hear your voices again'  azcentral.com

People from around the world have scoured both girls' social-media accounts, some mourning their deaths, others critiquing the situation and expressing ...



Suspected burglars arrested after allegedly being caught in home under construction  Los Angeles Times

Two suspected burglars were arrested earlier this month after they were allegedly caught in the living room of a home that was under construction, according to ...



Graduation rate at Glendale's high schools tops 90%  Los Angeles Times

The rate of students graduating from Glendale's four comprehensive high schools continues to hold steady, according to data released by California education.



Glendale Unified Hit With Lawsuit After Student Faints During School Rehearsal, Suffers Brain Injury  KTLA Los Angeles

A Glendale Unified School District student is suing the district, claiming she fainted and was injured after suffering from heat and exhaustion during a rehearsal ...



Glendale High School Instructor Arrested For Allegedly Sexually Assaulting Teen  CBS Local

GLENDALE (CBSLA.com) — An instructor at a Glendale high school has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a teenage girl. Delvon Jackson, of ...



Glendale Unified's pilot program for students with autism gets high marks  Los Angeles Times

A pilot program launched a year ago to better motivate and engage autistic students who attend Glendale schools is meeting with success, teachers and.



Photos: Burbank High School beats Crescenta Valley High School football 37-20  LA Daily News

Burbank's Drew Pendleton #11 fights off the tackle of Crescenta Valley's Brain Erickson #20 as Vincent Parrott #42 moves in during their football game at ...



Win No. 1 for Glendale boys’ soccer comes at Hoover’s expense  Los Angeles Times

GLENDALE — A Glendale High boys' soccer team struggling through a difficult season found its silver lining on a cloudy and overcast Friday afternoon at ...



Glendale track and field tops Hoover  Los Angeles Times

GLENDALE — After winning two individual events and two relays, Dylan Andrade mustered enough energy to raise the Bronze Bowl and run a lap with his ...



Sunland man gets up to life in prison for trying to murder ex-girlfriend in 2015 apartment fire  Los Angeles Times

A Sunland man will get 41 years to life in prison after trying to kill his ex-girlfriend in 2015 when he threw an incendiary device into her Glendale apartment.



Former Glendale High Water Polo Player Sues School District  Patch.com

PASADENA, CA - A former member of the Glendale High School girls' water polo team sued the district Tuesday, alleging she was "pushed to the point of ...



Strong winds cause power outages throughout Glendale  Los Angeles Times

Strong, early morning winds on Monday sent trees toppling over power lines, causing several power outages scattered throughout Glendale, according to city ...



Glendale man arrested in connection with series of thefts after allegedly being caught on camera  Los Angeles Times

Authorities say a Glendale man was behind a string of thefts that plagued the city since October.



Car collision involving burglary suspect sparks small fire in Silver Lake  Los Angeles Times

A chase involving Glendale police and a burglary suspect came to an abrupt end in Silver Lake on Thursday when the fleeing vehicle collided into another car.



Woman attacked, robbed while crossing street in Montrose, authorities say  Los Angeles Times

A woman was reportedly attacked and robbed last month in Montrose as she was crossing a street. The woman was about to cross Mira Vista Avenue near ...



Scooter theft leads authorities to suspect allegedly trying to hide stolen BMW, Glendale police say  Los Angeles Times

An investigation into a stolen scooter led Glendale police to track down a suspect as he was in the middle of trying to hide another vehicle he was suspected of ...



Armenian Genocide commemorative events slated  Los Angeles Times

Two events commemorating the Armenian Genocide are coming up.



Glendale man battled drug addiction, homelessness while attending barber school  Los Angeles Times

George Murray was homeless for two and a half years before he built his own shelter on Garfield Avenue. Now, the 63-year-old is living in his own apartment ...



Dierks Bentley to Host CMA Foundation Music Teachers of Excellence Awards  Broadway World

The CMA Foundation, a national music education nonprofit and the philanthropic arm of the Country Music Association, will hold its fourth annual Music ...



Glendale fire chief to retire at the end of the month  Los Angeles Times

After more than 30 years with the city of Glendale, Fire Chief Greg Fish is set to say goodbye to the fire department when he retires at the end of this month.



Glendale Police Seeking More Victims After Guitar Teacher Is Accused of Inappropriately Touching Boy  KTLA Los Angeles

Officials on Sunday continued to seek more individuals possibly victimized by a guitar teacher accused of inappropriately touching a student. Harmik ...



Alleged bank robber found hiding in back of Montrose home, arrested  Los Angeles Times

A transient was arrested in Montrose on Tuesday after he allegedly tried to rob a Wells Fargo bank.



‘Now, no one can doubt us after this’: Daily High celebrates the class of 2017  Los Angeles Times

More than 80 students who attended Allan F. Daily High School graduated Thursday with their high school diplomas, along with about 20 students who attended ...



Police: 2 teen girls killed in murder-suicide at Glendale high school, counselors on-staff Saturday  FOX 11 Los Angeles

GLENDALE, Ariz. (KSAZ) - Counselors are at Independence High School on Saturday to meet with students after two 15-year-old girls died in a double-shooting ...



Some oppose teaching 'In Cold Blood' at Glendale High School  Los Angeles Times

Since its publication in 1965, Truman Capote's “In Cold Blood” has been widely recognized as a seminal work in American literature, frequently appearing on ...



Teenage girl tries to commit suicide at Glendale High School  LA Daily News

GLENDALE >> A 15-year-old female student tried to commit suicide at Glendale High School Tuesday. Witnesses said the girl jumped from the top of an outdoor ...



DNA evidence leads police to second suspect in La Crescenta serial vehicle burglaries from January  Los Angeles Times

Authorities have arrested a second suspect in connection to a series of vehicle burglaries that occurred in La Crescenta earlier this year where thieves broke into ...



Glendale lacrosse tops La Cañada, wins Pacific League title  Los Angeles Times

Nitros receive three goals each from Fong, Lopez in 13-3 victory against Spartans.



Glendale Unified looks to maintain FLAG programs — for now  Los Angeles Times

Glendale school officials stepped back from a plan proposed earlier this month that would have consolidated some foreign language immersion programs.



Doug Dall plans to retire after 18 years as Clark Magnet High School's principal  Los Angeles Times

Clark Magnet High School's first and only principal announced to his staff on Monday that he will retire at the end of the school year after working as an.



City Council approves latest agenda items for Armenian American Museum  Los Angeles Times

Glendale City Council approves five agenda items for the forthcoming Armenian American Museum and Cultural Center of California at the July 31 meeting.



Rent stabilization measure fails to qualify for November ballot  Los Angeles Times

The Glendale Tenants Union failed to collect more enough signatures necessary to include their proposed Community Stabilization and Fair Rent Act to the Nov.



Jan Craig, wife of former head of Glendale Community College, dies  Los Angeles Times

Jan Laman Craig, wife of the late H. Rex Craig, who was head of Glendale Community College, passed away March 10 in Altadena of a degenerative disorder ...



Life sentences for pair convicted of murdering La Crescenta woman in 2017  Los Angeles Times

Two men have been sentenced to life in prison for the 2017 murder and robbery of a 67-year-old woman after following her from her business in Lynwood to her ...



Victim Speaks Out About Caught-on-Video Wallet Snatching at Glendale Restaurant  KTLA Los Angeles

A woman is speaking out after she says her $1200 Louis Vuitton wallet was stolen from her purse while she was dining at a Glendale restaurant on Monday, and ...



Police: Classmate provided gun in Glendale school shooting  azcentral.com

Glendale police said one of the two girls in last week's murder-suicide at Independence High School obtained the weapon from a classmate, according to a ...



Southland residents urged to stay indoors during California wildfires  Los Angeles Times

While the raging Creek fire is miles away from Glendale and Burbank, its influence is still being felt in the two cities as ash and smoke from the flames have ...



Libraries to serve free lunches to children over summer  Los Angeles Times

Free lunches will be served to children, from toddlers to teens, on weekdays from Friday through Aug. 4 at four libraries in Glendale as part of a partnership with ...



Montrose offers small-town charm that production teams love  Los Angeles Times

The community of Montrose has never been nominated for an Oscar, Golden Globe or Emmy. It doesn't have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Don't look ...



Op-Ed: Glendale is bad for your health  Los Angeles Times

Like many current residents, I grew up in Glendale, attending Glendale High School. I decided to stay where I grew up — not least because my job kept.



Glendale HS Instructor Charged in Sex Assault of 14-Year-Old Girl  KTLA

An instructor at a Glendale high school who allegedly lied about being former police offer was charged with multiple felonies Friday after being arrested on ...



Water quality report offers solutions to inconvenient troubles  Los Angeles Times

The Glendale Water & Power's quality report clarifies questions residents have about their drinking water.



Canoga Park man allegedly used stolen credit card info to purchase gas for resale, Glendale police say  Los Angeles Times

A Canoga Park man was arrested on suspicion of identity theft Tuesday after Glendale police say they spotted him driving to several gas stations and refueling ...



Hundreds of Glendale residents evacuated during the La Tuna fire  Los Angeles Times

By 11 a.m. Saturday, the Glenwood Oaks and Mountain Oaks neighborhoods in Glendale were given a mandatory evacuation order because the La Tuna fire ...



Suspect taken into custody following police chase ending near Glendale Galleria  Los Angeles Times

A person was taken into custody on Wednesday after a car chase that started in Van Nuys ended at the Glendale Galleria when a burglary suspect attempted to ...



Weapons arsenal uncovered during probation check leads to arrest of Glendale siblings  Los Angeles Times

A Glendale brother and sister were arrested on Thursday after authorities conducting a routine probation check allegedly found them in possession of a ...



The Armenian genocide: Glendale celebrates a small step in the fight for recognition  Los Angeles Times

Taline Arsenian walked through the doors of her Glendale middle school classroom 16 years ago expecting to teach her usual math class of 35 students.



Historic Glendale arts and crafts bungalow celebrates 100th birthday  AZCentral

The Green-McAbee house in Glendale celebrates 100 years in October. The home's owners renovated the home while maintaining its historic integrity.



3 Sought in Caught-on-Camera Burglaries at 2 Glendale Schools  KTLA

Police released surveillance video Friday of three vandals wanted for breaking into two schools in Glendale armed with hammers and pry bars. The first break-in ...



Glendale residents vote to change municipal elections to coincide with state  Los Angeles Times

Glendale residents will have the opportunity to vote Tuesday on whether they would like to consolidate local elections with California primaries.



Glendale woman wants local law that regulates dog cages  Los Angeles Times

Lily Arutunian started an online petition that gained more than 1100 supporters against the horrible treatment of a local dog.



L.A. County committee gives preliminary approval to Sagebrush transfer  Los Angeles Times

The committee voted to give preliminary approval to a petition to transfer the territory into La Cañada Unified's boundaries during an hours-long meeting.



‘Welcome to Glendale’ sign knocked down in alleged hit and run  Los Angeles Times

A concrete sign engraved with “Welcome to Glendale” had only been standing a month before it was knocked down early Wednesday morning when a vehicle ...



While woman dines at Glendale restaurant, her credit cards are stolen and used at nearby store  Los Angeles Times

Two men are being sought by the Glendale Police Department for allegedly pickpocketing a woman at the Cheesecake Factory in the Americana at Brand late ...



Lady Gaga visits Los Angeles shelter for victims of Woolsey Fire  KABC-TV

Lady Gaga stopped by a shelter for victims of the Southern California wildfire in Los Angeles over the weekend to help raise the spirits of the Woolsey Fire's ...



DreamWorks’ Glendale campus sells for $290 million to South Korean investors  Los Angeles Times

DreamWorks Animation's luxurious Tuscany-style campus in Glendale has sold for $290 million to a partnership led by South Korean investors.



Glendale SWAT team comes out on top in competition  Los Angeles Times

Members of the Glendale Police Department took first place at the Best in the West SWAT Competition in San Jose on May 10.



City Council approves changes to house to be built on Los Encinos Avenue  Los Angeles Times

A plan was approved Tuesday to demolish a one story, 948-square-foot, single-family home at 1849 Los Encinos Ave. It will be replaced with a two-story, ...



Catalytic converters stolen from 3 La Crescenta residents around the same time, according to sheriff’s statio  Los Angeles Times

Thieves struck a trio of La Crescenta residents last week, targeting their vehicles' catalytic converters.



Glendale City Council approves more lenient speed-hump criteria  Los Angeles Times

Revisions to Glendale's traffic-calming program that will make it easier to install speed humps on streets near schools and parks were approved by City Council ...



Woman struck and killed by passing commuter train in Atwater Village  Los Angeles Times

One person was killed Monday afternoon after being struck by a passing Metrolink train near Glendale.



Parking and design approved for AC Hotel on Colorado  Los Angeles Times

Parking variances and designs for a new hotel on Colorado Street were given the green light by City Council Tuesday.



Pair identified in Glendale church burglary  Los Angeles Times

Glendale police have identified a pair suspected of burglarizing a church Friday morning, which resulted in two nearby schools being placed under lockdown.



Glendale’s annual homeless count relies on community to help those in need  Los Angeles Times

Later this month, the city of Glendale will participate in its annual homeless and subpopulation count, which helps bring awareness to the overall homeless ...



Authorities investigate death of Glendale man who was standing on freeway  Los Angeles Times

A Glendale man was killed Friday morning after getting struck by a vehicle while standing outside his car on a freeway transition road in Eagle Rock, according ...



Glendale sixth-grader wins county spelling bee, eyes state title  Los Angeles Times

Elaine Pimentel, a 12-year-old sixth grader at Franklin Elementary, defeated 24 other competitors to claim first place last week at the annual Los Angeles County ...



Police search for Glendale man, 57, missing since beginning of December  Los Angeles Times

Authorities are hoping the public can help locate a Glendale man who has been missing since earlier this month.



Glendale presses pause on recreational marijuana  Los Angeles Times

With sales of recreational marijuana in California set to begin next year, the plant remains persona non grata in Glendale.



Bags of marijuana and loaded handguns found during Glendale traffic stop, police say  Los Angeles Times

A 19-year-old Lawndale man was arrested Saturday after police said he was found with multiple bags of marijuana and two loaded handguns during a traffic ...



Glendale Community College nursing program helps fill critical care gap  Los Angeles Times

Glendale nursing division chair Emelyn Judge helped lead a push to earn a Strong Workforce Program grant to create a critical care course that has drawn ...



Downtown boutique hotel project stalls again at City Council meeting  Los Angeles Times

Although initially being sent back for further review in December, the six-story hotel project planned for on North Maryland Avenue has again stalled at the city ...



Scholl Canyon Landfill project stalls at planning commission  Los Angeles Times

The Glendale Water and Power's proposal for a green-waste, electricity-generating plant at the Scholl Canyon Landfill hit a snag Wednesday as the planning ...



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