Glendale News-Press: Classic Cars Grab the Spotlight at Glendale Cruise Night

By Elizabeth Toy "I grew up around lowriders, so my first word was 'Hydraulics.' It wasn't 'Mother.' That oughta tell you what my passion was, from the beginning," said Daniel Ayala, an engineering consultant from Alta Loma, at the Glendale Cruise Night this past Saturday. More than 350 pre-1980 vehicles were on display along Brand Boulevard between Broadway and Milford Street, including custom-built and modified classic cars as well as motorcycles, for the 23rd annual event. Ayala spent seven years restoring his 1961 Chevy Impala. The vehicle drew attention with its custom plum with copper pearl body and hand-spun silver stripes down either...