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ENTERTAINMENT
April 20, 2006
"Something's Missing," a new play written by Ken Gray, theatre arts professor emeritus and directed by guest artist Lani Harris, opens today, Thursday, April 20, in the Glendale Community College Auditorium Studio Theatre. The Theatre Arts Department production will be performed at 8 p.m. on April 20, 21 and 22, May 5, 11, 18, 19 and 20. Matinees are at 2 p.m. on April 23, 29 and 30, May 6 and 13. The story involves an abducted boy who returns as a man. Something is missing from his life and the lives of his family members.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 24, 2007
Dance Production 2007 will be presented on Tuesday, May 29 through Sunday, June 3 in the Glendale Community College Dance Theatre, located in the Sierra Nevada Gym on campus. The annual dance production has been held at the college for 38 years and features a variety of styles including jazz and ballet. Professor Lynn McMurrey directs the event. Shows are on May 29 at 8 p.m.; May 30, May 31 and June 1 at noon and 8 p.m.; June 2 at 8 p.m.; and June 3 at 2 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.
FEATURES
May 24, 2007
Monday, June 4, the Glendale-Foothill Division of the California Retired Teachers' Association will have their June luncheon meeting at the Elks Lodge, 120 E. Colorado St., Glendale. Social time begins at 11:30 a.m. and lunch follows at noon. The cost is $11 and reservations can be made at 841-1460. Deadline for reservations is Thursday, May 31. All retired educators and administrators are welcome. The program consists of the awarding of scholarships to four Glendale Community College students who are pursuing careers in education and will be transferring to four-year universities in the fall.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 12, 2004
Glendale Community College's monthly swap meet and flea market will be held Aug. 15 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the college's upper parking lot, located at the corner of Mountain Street and the Glendale (2) Freeway. Over 70,000 square feet of collectibles, jewely, vintage clothing, furniture, dolls, books, hand-crafted items, tools, musical intruments, American Indian and miscellanenous new and used items will be offered at the outdoor event, which features over 170 dealers. Admission is free.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 22, 2006
Punch, cookies and tea will be served as local author Yana Ungermann-Marshall as she signs her new book of historical photos and anecdotes, "Images of America, La Cañada" on Thursday, June 29, from 1 to 2 p.m. at the La Cañada Flintridge Library. Yana, a longtime resident of La Cañada, is working on a master's in library science and is also an instructor at Glendale Community College. The La Cañada Flintridge Library, part of the County of Los Angeles Public Library, is located at 4545 Oakwood Ave., La Cañada Flintridge.
NEWS
January 12, 2006
Glendale Community College is accepting applications for the college's lead administrative position through Feb. 3. John Davitt, the college's superintendent and president, announced his retirement in the spring of 2004. He has held the position for 21 years and has been with employed with the college for 38 years. A former resident of La Cañada Flintridge and member of St. Bede the Venerable Church, Davitt plans to retire June 30. Qualified candidates for the chief executive officer position must have a master's or professional degree from an accredited college, a minimum of five years senior managerial experience in a large organization, preferably a higher education institution.
NEWS
April 14, 2005
Intemational students attending Glendale Community College are seeking American families who would welcome them into their homes while they complete their education. A "family" may be a couple or a single individual, employed or retired. International Student Placements (ISP) is a 12-year-old organization based in the bay area. The Home Hosts, provide a private bedroom, meals and lots of TLC. In exchange, the student reimburses them $700 per month for room and board. During the year, ISP placed 40 GCC college students with American families.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 24, 2006
Dr. Ted Stern, professor of music at Glendale Community College, will again conduct off-campus music appreciate classes for adults in the community. This ongoing series is for musicians and non-musicians alike. Each semester offers new and interesting information. Dr. Stern weaves music examples with cultural history to increase the listener's understanding of the evolution of music. Classes are held at the Crescenta Valley United Methodist Church, located at 2700 Montrose Ave. in Montrose.
NEWS
December 8, 2005
Lydia Jeanne D'Angelo was born on May 27, 1952 in Los Angeles and passed away at her home in Glendale on Nov. 30, 2005. She attended Hoover High School, where she graduated from in 1970, and Glendale Community College. Lydia was the second daughter of a family of five girls and will be remembered for the liveliness and laughter she shared with her family and friends. She is survived by her four sisters, Donna Marie Melby (Randall) of La Cañada, Ruthann Redfern (Rick)
ENTERTAINMENT
January 25, 2007
Dr. Ted Stern , professor of music at Glendale Community College, will again conduct off-campus music appreciation classes for adults in the community. This ongoing series is for musicians and non-musicians alike. This semester will be "A Fresh Look at Opera and It's History." Each semester offers new and interesting information. Stern weaves music examples with cultural history to increase the listener's understanding of the evolution of music. Classes are held at the Crescenta Valley United Methodist Church, located at 2700 Montrose Ave. in Montrose.
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By Carol Cormaci, carol.cormaci@latimes.com | June 20, 2013
La Cañada resident and former state Assemblyman Anthony Portantino last week received an honorary Associates Degree from Glendale Community College. "I am very honored to have received this degree," Portantino stated in a news release. "It's always an amazing experience to be on a college campus and to share in the graduation excitement. To be recognized and awarded during a commencement brings me back to my own graduation and makes today an even more special experience. GCC is one of the premier community colleges in the country and a tremendous asset to students in the foothill communities.
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By Tiffany Kelly, tiffany.kelly@latimes.com | April 4, 2013
An organization that gives out college scholarships to young women is hosting an ice cream social next week. The Glendale Area Alumnae Panhellenic event is open to high school seniors from Glendale, La Crescenta, La Cañada Flintridge and surrounding communities. Girls who have plans to attend a college and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher may be eligible for a scholarship. Glendale Community College students who plan to transfer to a four-year college are also eligible for a scholarship.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 4, 2010
CLASSES & SEMINARS Dollars & Sense: Surviving Your College Years ? Feb. 9 and Feb. 10, 7 p.m. This free two-evening series covers two topics: Getting Financial Aid (Feb. 9) and Money Management (Feb. 10). The Feb. 9 seminar will be held at the Glendale Civic Auditorium, 1401 Verdugo Road, Glendale 91208; the Feb. 10 seminar will be held in the main auditorium at Glendale Community College, 1500 N. Verdugo Road, Glendale 91208. Parking is free at both venues. Students, parents and community members are invited to attend the two-evening event, which will be presented by financial aid experts and certified public accountants.
SPORTS
By Charles Rich | July 16, 2009
The following are updates on area athletes playing minor league baseball . ? Doug Slaten (Glendale Community College, 1999) Reno Aces relief pitcher: Slaten, a left-hander, last pitched July 6. Slaten, 29, allowed a run and two hits in Reno?s 7-4 victory against the Sacramento River Cats. Slaten, who began the season with the Arizona Diamondbacks, worked the eighth inning, striking out one. Through Sunday, Slaten is 2-1 with a 3.42 ERA and two saves. Slaten has yielded 23 hits and 10 runs and struck out 25 in 23 2/3 innings.
NEWS
By Ruth Longoria | February 5, 2009
Forget the cheers emanating from local living rooms as the Pittsburgh Steelers pulled off yet another win on Super Bowl Sunday, some local fans were more excited to cheer as La Cañada High School graduate and Glendale College cheerleader Monica Kaufmann claimed victory at television’s Wipeout Bowl challenge of the Cheerleaders vs. the Couch Potatoes. The show aired on ABC at the same time as the final hour of the Super Bowl on a competing national channel. The five-foot-three-inch Kaufmann, 20, managed to jump, climb over, slide down, and dodge a variety of challenges to defeat 23 competitors in a spectacular display of athleticism that won her the grand prize of $50,000.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Mary O’Keefe | December 18, 2008
When audiences are all Nutcrackered out this season but still want to see a beautiful holiday ballet filled with a queen, two snow-crossed lovers and a scary forest they need to look no further than the California Contemporary Ballet’s production of the “Snow Queen.” The original ballet, conceived, directed and choreographed by Erin Holt, has been enchanting audiences for years. In this the 11th year of the performance, Holt continues to find new angles to the story.
FEATURES
October 2, 2008
Luncheon helps Childrens Hospital On Sept.24, some 200 local ladies attended the annual Fall Friendship Luncheon hosted by Flintridge Guild of Children’s Hospital . Under the oaks at a charming area home, they enjoyed an al fresco lunch, informal modeling of Doncaster and Etcetera fashions, and a brief talk by Wendy Killaris , manager of Volunteer Services at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA). In addition to supervising volunteers, Killaris oversees CHLA’s toy and book rooms.
NEWS
January 24, 2008
Crescenta-Cañada Y to honor volunteer Brent Wallace will be presented today with the President’s Volunteer Service Award from the Crescenta-Cañada YMCA , it was announced last week. Wallace has been a volunteer at local Y since May 2006 and has given approximately 142 hours of service there. Wallace, a resident of Glendale, started volunteering at the Y while in high school. It began as a means to gain some job experience and “because my mom encouraged me to do some sort of volunteering,” he said.
NEWS
August 23, 2007
Joann Marie Naumann Baker of La Crescenta passed away Aug. 1 at the age of 78. Born in Miskawaka, Ind. on March 17, 1929, she moved with her family to Glendale in 1940. Graduating from Hoover High School, she continued her education, graduating from Woodbury College (now University) in Burbank in 1949 with a bachelor of science degree; Occidental College in 1955 with a bachelor of arts in English; and Syracuse University, N.Y. in 1957 with a master of arts in education. While continuing doctorate studies at Columbia University, she served as the assistant dean of students at Randolph-Macon Woman’s College in Lynchburg, Va. Her leadership in the field of education was recognized by Who’s Who in American Education (1961-1968)
FEATURES
July 5, 2007
June 15 brought high school to a close for 15 Hillside School seniors during an evening of graduation, awards and celebration at the University Club in Pasadena. Family and friends gathered together for the all-school dinner banquet. They saw five eighth graders promoted to high school and numerous awards handed out. These awards included two scholarships sponsored by National Bank, represented by Poebus Hon and the La Cañada Kiwanis AM Club represented by local La Cañadan Shirley Hingst.
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