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GLENDALE NEWS & SOCIAL MEDIA

Glendale Christmas tree lot opens Thanksgiving Day

While Glendale families are celebrating Thanksgiving, Christmas is already close by.
Glendale Hero

Glendale city worker saves lives during apartment fire

A quick-thinking city employee got residents safely out of harm’s way and saved lives in a Glendale apartment fire.
Subscriber Exclusive

Amusement revenue struggling in Glendale, while construction soaring

Even with a 2020 wrecked in many sectors by the coronavirus outbreak and its multilayered fallout, Glendale has some eye-popping trends when it comes to construction.

Glendale will test downtown holiday light display tonight

Glendale will be testing the lights in Murphy Park, which is part of the 1.7 million light, 16-block holiday lighting display, in preparation for the nearly two-month long celebration.

Glendale opens 1-mile Cardinals Way extension near State Farm Stadium

The city of Glendale opened a new one-mile stretch of road near the Westgate Entertainment District.
Neighbors & Good News
IN The Know
Valleywise Health expands diabetes management programming

With November being American Diabetes Awareness Month, Valleywise Health continues its education and prevention efforts in Maricopa County throughout the public health safety net …

Virtual Toy Drive helps stock Banner Children’s toy closets

West Valley resident featured speaker at upcoming women’s meeting

Taste for Joy to introduce Glendale seniors to meal program

Westmarc honors West-MEC among 2020 Best of West

Prep Sports & Education Reporting
WEST VALLEY PREPS

West Valley Preps playoff football quarterfinal scoreboard

Games played Nov. 27 Open Division #5 Liberty (6-3) 25, #4 Centennial (6-3) 24 6A playoffs #1 Anthem Boulder Creek (8-1)  38, #8 Shadow Ridge (6-3) 22 5A playoffs #1 Sunrise …
SUBSCRIBER EXCLUSIVE

Column: West Valley Preps' football playoff preview

Eight teams West Valley Preps covers made the shorter, smaller playoff fields and will play in seven games tonight. Sports editor Richard Smith takes a look at all seven: Open Division (#5) …
WEST VALLEY PREPS

Millennium tops Kellis in impromptu game played for love of game

Going into their Nov. 20 game, both Millennium and Kellis had football teams with winless records, and no reason to play other than pride and a love of football. Millennium and Kellis were quickly …
WEST VALLEY PREPS

Northwest Christian volleyball puts exclamation point on dynasty

The third time was the charm for Northwest Christian volleyball, though so were the first and second. The No. 1 Crusaders swept No. 3 Valley Christian 3-0 Saturday at Marcos de Niza High School in …
WEST VALLEY PREPS

West Valley Preps Week 8 football scoreboard

Games played Nov. 20..
Education

Glendale Community College will be playing sports this upcoming spring season.

The Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) on Nov. 19 issued an emergency mandate to strengthen its mask-wearing requirement in response to rising coronavirus cases across the state -- mandates that Deer Valley Unified School District has been implementing all along.
Glendale Business & Opinions
Entertainment
Pumpkin pie is a favorite of black-tailed lemurs.

Enjoy Thanksgiving with Wildlife World denizens

Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park’s animals receive a special Thanksgiving feast each year, just like humans, and they’re always up for a visit from friends on the holiday.
TopGolf Glendale

Topgolf turkey shoot Sunday benefits WHAM

Proceeds from a Topgolf Turkey shoot from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15 at Topgolf Glendale will benefit WHAM Center for the Arts in Surprise.
World Of Illumination returns to Westgate in Glendale this month.

World Of Illumination lights up Glendale

For a second straight year, the world’s largest drive-thru animated light show is in Glendale for the holidays.
Peoria wood sculptor Matt Werner is one of 140 artists participating in the Hidden in the Hills Artist Studio Tour during the last two weekends of November.

West Valley artists display works in Arizona’s largest artist studio tour

West Valley artists will be part of Arizona’s largest and longest-running artist studio tour when Hidden in the Hills returns for a 24th consecutive year during the last two weekends of November: Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 20, 21 and 22 and Nov. 27, 28 and 29.
Priscilla Pinches and Rich La Rose will perform Nov. 4 in Glendale.

Rose Duo to play Glendale gig at Westgate

The Priscilla Rose Duo will perform its classic rock and pop tunes 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4 at Opa Life Greek Cafe, 9404 W. Westgate Blvd., in Glendale’s Westgate Entertainment District.
Glendale’s Ben Bennett walks strings of lights between palm trees downtown on Oct. 19.

Glitters returns next month - but with some changes

Glendale Glitters will illuminate the sky next month to cap off a year of uncertain stops and starts with the stability and holiday heritage that only a downtown 1.7-million light display can provide.
Comedian Chris Cope has three sets this weekend in Glendale.

L.A.-based comic heading to Stir Crazy this weekend

Comedian Chris Cope makes his way to Glendale for three sets this weekend in the Westgate Entertainment District.
The Bills Wild West Backers meet for Bills games at Pullano’s Pizza in Glendale, like in this past photo in the pre-coronavirus days.

Find your NFL team’s Glendale game-day spot

Glendale is home to the Arizona Cardinals and Cardinals Nation members. It’s also home, truth be told, to plenty of fans of other NFL teams, too.

The man, the myth, the legend: Danny Zelisko tells all

Concert Promoter Danny Zelisko’s rise from everyday Chicago civilian to one of the most influential concert promoters in the southwest is a feat he owes to grit and tenacity. He grew up in a …
Brelby Theatre Company in Historic Downtown Glendale won a Zoni for Best Original Score.

Brelby, Spotlight represent Glendale theater with Zoni wins

Brelby Theatre Company earned an ariZoni Theatre Awards of Excellence honor, and Spotlight Youth Theatre had an equally big night.
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