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By Olivia Smith Valley Sun | June 19, 2008
Glendale Community College?s 55 nursing graduates completed their program with the traditional pinning ceremony at Lanterman Auditorium in La Cañada on Saturday, June 14. The Class of Spring 2008 had completed their four semesters of the program and enjoyed the ceremony, which included a buffet and a slideshow. ?It?s a form of closure for all of the students,? said Anna Baghumyan. Third semester students assisted at the ceremony and third semester class president Sim Chakavarnmongkol began the ceremony with an introduction of the graduates.
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By Michael Bruer | April 10, 2014
Nearly 530 teens considering a career tending to injured athletes turned out Saturday when Saint Francis High School hosted its 13th annual Sports Medicine Competition. Over the years the event has grown from just four schools participating to 39 schools, making it the largest high school sports medicine competition in the nation. Local schools like Arcadia, Pasadena and La Cañada highs were represented, along with long-distance travelers, such as Enumclaw High School, hailing from Enumclaw, Wash.
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By Bianca P. Gallegos | February 15, 2007
GLENDALE ? With beaming smiles, the Glendale Community College Board of Trustees on Monday formally accepted Bhupesh Parikh's $1 million donation at the Health Science construction site on campus. "This is a wonderful gesture for the college," said Board President Armine Hacopian, holding the check. "Thank you very much." The donation was offered to the Glendale College Foundation in August 2005 to go toward the building currently under construction. The building is scheduled for completion by the end of April and will be used for the first time by students in the fall of this year.
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March 21, 2012
Verdugo Hills Hospital is in merger talks with other health care providers in the region, including Glendale Adventist Medical Center. Verdugo Hills spokeswoman Celine Petrossian confirmed Wednesday that the independently owned, 158-bed hospital on the border of Glendale and La Cañada Flintridge is in discussions regarding mergers or strategic alliances. In a prepared statement, Petrossian said a change could “improve our ability to meet the challenges of healthcare reform.” “Securing our future insures good stewardship of our responsibility to our donors, our physicians, and our hospital staff, but most importantly, it strengthens our ability to serve our patient community,” she said.
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May 7, 2009
For the seventh year in a row, St. Francis High hosted their annual Sports Medicine Competition on April 25, drawing schools from all over California, in addition to one from the state of Washington. It has quickly become the largest high school sports medicine competition in the state, and the only one endorsed by the California Athletic Trainers Association (CATA), the governing body for all athletic trainers and sports medicine for both amateur and professional sports in the state.
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By Daniel Siegal, daniel.siegal@latimes.com | March 28, 2012
With Verdugo Hills Hospital executives considering a merger with a larger healthcare provider, some physicians at the facility say the hospital would serve area residents best by staying independent. Michael Klein, an internist at Verdugo Hills, said more than 120 physicians attended a March 20 meeting to hear Verdugo Hills President and Chief Executive Leonard Labella address a possible merger or sale. Klein, who said he has been affiliated with the hospital for 40 years, said it was the largest crowd of doctors he had seen at the quarterly meetings hosted by administrators.
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October 29, 2009
Sean Canavan Sean Canavan, born Aug. 31, 1966 in Burbank, died Oct. 20, 2009. A graduate of Crescenta Valley High School, he was the owner of Crown Gutters. A celebration of his life and gathering of friends and family will be held beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, at the VFW Post 1614, 2937 Honolulu Ave., La Crescenta. Sean is survived by his wife, Monique Van Beekom; daughters Deryn, 14, and Miranda, 12; father Jim Canavan, sister Shannon Truskett and brother Casey Boone Canavan; and brother-in-law Robert Truskett.
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By Michael Bruer | April 10, 2014
Nearly 530 teens considering a career tending to injured athletes turned out Saturday when Saint Francis High School hosted its 13th annual Sports Medicine Competition. Over the years the event has grown from just four schools participating to 39 schools, making it the largest high school sports medicine competition in the nation. Local schools like Arcadia, Pasadena and La Cañada highs were represented, along with long-distance travelers, such as Enumclaw High School, hailing from Enumclaw, Wash.
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By Olivia Smith Valley Sun | June 19, 2008
Glendale Community College?s 55 nursing graduates completed their program with the traditional pinning ceremony at Lanterman Auditorium in La Cañada on Saturday, June 14. The Class of Spring 2008 had completed their four semesters of the program and enjoyed the ceremony, which included a buffet and a slideshow. ?It?s a form of closure for all of the students,? said Anna Baghumyan. Third semester students assisted at the ceremony and third semester class president Sim Chakavarnmongkol began the ceremony with an introduction of the graduates.
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By Bianca P. Gallegos | February 16, 2007
GLENDALE — With beaming smiles, the Glendale Community College Board of Trustees on Monday formally accepted Bhupesh Parikh's $1 million donation at the Health Science construction site on campus. "This is a wonderful gesture for the college," said Board President Armine Hacopian, holding the check. "Thank you very much." The donation was offered to the Glendale College Foundation in August 2005 to go toward the building currently under construction. The building is scheduled for completion by the end of April and will be used for the first time by students in the fall of this year.
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