March 20, 2004
Darleene Barrientos Three local girls are seeing stars after making their second appearance on "The Wayne Brady Show" to deliver the host's order of Girl Scout cookies. The show aired Monday, putting mile-wide grins on the faces of sisters Kate and Sascha Ridgewell of Glendale, and their friend, 8-year-old Jessica Morgan of Burbank. In fact, Kate, 8, believes she could do Wayne Brady's job. "But I still want to be a veterinarian and have an animal shelter," she said.
June 10, 2009
KATE Kate is a 6- or 7-year-old German shepherd mix. The spayed female is large but with a slender build. She was anonymously dropped off at the shelter. Initially shy, she quickly warms up and is extremely sweet and loving. She keeps herself and her surroundings very clean and she is quiet. She?s very nice to walk on a leash and appears to get along with other mature dogs. If you are interested in meeting her, visit or contact the Burbank Animal Shelter and mention ID No. A026870.
April 18, 2001
Local students in 'Kiss Me Kate' GLENDALE -- "Kiss Me Kate," a Glendale Community College Music Theater production combining the efforts of the music, dance and theater arts departments, opens Friday for two weekends. In the lead roles are guest artist Kevin Blackley as Fred Graham/Petrucio and Eva Hedberg as Lilli VanNessi/Kate. Local students performing in the show are John Burroughs High School graduate Juan Bronco Solis, La Crescenta resident Sarkis Khachmanian, La Canada Flintridge resident Benjamin Magallanes Jr. and Glendale residents Gabin Edwards, Cesar Perez, Steffan Raines and Robin Andrews.
March 28, 2009
The battle of the sexes, successfully updated to the 1950s, plays out in all its glory as Glendale?s A Noise Within presents William Shakespeare?s ?The Taming of the Shrew.? Director and company co-founder Geoff Elliott helms a crisply delivered production reset in a nostalgic time period that truly augments the Bard?s well-known story. Leading the charge is company veteran Steve Weingartner as the swaggering Petruchio who arrives in Padua with his mind set on wedding and bedding the woman of his dreams.
June 16, 2004
REEL CRITIC Cold 'Wives' tale Nicole Kidman stars as a woman who finds herself in strange company in Frank Oz's take on "The Stepford Wives." Our Reel Critic thinks the remake lends credence to the old saying, "Change is bad." SEE ENJOY!, PAGE A5. BUSINESS No place like 'Kate's' Kate's Place, at 3418 W. Magnolia Blvd., is a home decor store that specializes in wrought iron, wall lighting, lamps, silks and handblown glass. SEE PAGE A7. INDEX Around Town, A8 Business, A7 Classifieds, A11-12 Community Forum, A2 Enjoy!
April 19, 2003
St. Francis Xavier student wins award HILLSIDE DISTRICT -- Kate Tucci, an eighth-grade student at St. Francis Xavier School, is the female recipient of the Marion Huhn Award. It is presented annually in memory of Huhn, a former registrar for the California Junior Scholastic Federation. As the top female candidate for the region, Kate received a certificate naming her as the outstanding federation female student, and a $500 U.S. savings bond. Classmate Sam DeMartinis, the male nominee of the region, was recognized with a certificate.
November 12, 2012
A 21-year-old man was being held by police in connection with a hit-and-run that killed a 72-year-old pedestrian early Sunday morning in North Hollywood, authorities said. A witness called 911 about 5 a.m. when a black GMC pickup struck the man in the 8100 block of Lankershim Boulevard and drove off, said the Los Angeles Police Department. Emergency workers took the man to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Two hours later, a 21-year-old man was taken to a local hospital after a crash on the 5 Freeway, police said.
March 15, 2003
INSIDE/OUT Back when I was engaged to my future ex-wife, she asked me one evening if I would serve as a juror in a mock trial at her law school. The mock trial was part of Melinda's finals, she explained, and 12 students were chosen at random to bring a loved one to serve on the jury. Her performance in the trial would count for a third of her grade. "What kind of case is it?" I asked. "A murder trial!" she said happily. "A death-penalty case!
September 13, 2000
Joyce Rudolph BURBANK "Everyman 2000," the classic morality play of 1495 reset in Los Angeles 2000, opens Friday at the Third Stage theater in Burbank. In this multimedia presentation, a man confronted with his own mortality strives to avoid the fires of Hell in the inpending afterlife in this dark comedy that is also about hope as well as moral conduct. The cast includes Nicholas Aguaya, Sarah Kate Anderson, Stephanie Dees, Jezlin Royer Harris, James Henriksen, Jim Hiser and Philip Wofford.