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By Jane Napier Neely | January 7, 2010
A brand new decade has just arrived in the blink of an eye. It seems just like yesterday that the new millennium began. I just took a nostalgic journey to Victoria, British Columbia, which I last visited in 1956, the year of my high school graduation. On that family trip we stayed at The Biltmore Empress. I will never forget wearing our hats and gloves to have a proper tea. I was feeling even more special since I was wearing the beautiful watch that was my graduation present.
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February 17, 2005
Victoria Pitts-Creelman passed away in her sleep Jan. 30 after a two-year battle with breast cancer. She was 38. Victoria was born July 18, 1966, in Philadelphia, Penn., and moved to California in 1967. A 1984 graduate of La Cañada High School, Victoria later moved to Phoenix, Ariz., where she worked as a corporate travel agent for World Travel. She loved to ski, ride horseback, scuba dive, sail and explore new places. She had a zest and a contagious joy for all of life. To know her was to be her friend.
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By Mary O'Keefe | July 5, 2007
As the Fourth of July holiday winds down, and Americans head home and back to the office, one of the NASA Martian rovers managed by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory will continue the spirit of independence with a journey of its own. The rover, called "Opportunity," is scheduled to begin its descent into the massive Mars crater, Victoria, after July 13. In a press conference Thursday, June 28, NASA/JPL announced that the decision to take the aging...
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August 28, 2008
Opportunity, one of the two rovers still working on Mars, is beginning to climb out of the Victoria Crater after almost a year of exploration. The descent into the crater was described, at the time, by John Callas, Mars Exploration Rover project manager at Jet Propulsion Laboratory. "Going down into the crater allows us to access older [Martian] material that otherwise would be buried," Callas said. ?It is a time tunnel into ancient Mars.? Opportunity entered the crater on Sept.
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January 16, 2013
Members of the 2013 Tournament of Roses Rose Court were feted at a luncheon meeting of the Kiwanis Club of La Cañada last week. The young women introduced themselves to the club members during the event, held in Van de Kemp Hall at Descanso Gardens. They spoke about the experiences as court members and their plans for the future. Rose Queen Vanessa Manjarrez was accompanied to the luncheon by Rose Princesses Sonia Shenoi, Madison Teodo, Victoria McGregor, Tracy Cresta and Kate Benuska.
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June 30, 2005
A record number of Senior Girl Scouts from Mt. Wilson Vista Council were awarded the highest honor in Girl Scouting, the Gold Award, at a ceremony on June 26 at St. Luke's Catholic Church in Temple City. Earning the Gold Award is the equivalent to the Boy Scout's Eagle Scout Award and is a two-year process in which a girl plans and implements a challenging, large-scale project that is innovative and of lasting value to her community and involves collaboration or interaction with other youth and adults.
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June 12, 2008
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By Mary O’Keefe | August 30, 2007
Opportunity and Spirit, the Mars rover dynamic duo, appeared to have weathered the six weeks of powerful dust storms on the Martian surface. The dust has yet to completely cleared however scientists at Jet Propulsion Laboratory are feeling more confident in the rovers? future. ?The storms have subsided and now we are waiting for the skies to clear,? said John Callas, Mars rover project manager. The dust storms on Mars are not like those on Earth, Callas said. On Mars the dust is very fine and high in the atmosphere.
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April 29, 2004
The Associates of the Brand Library and Art Center will host the first concert in its annual Music Series on May 2 at the Brand Library and Art Gallery, located at 1601 W. Mountain St. in Glendale. Featuring soprano Anne Marie Ketchum, mezz-soprano Cynthia Jansen and pianist Victoria Kirsch, this concert will include selecetions from Granados' "Tonadillas," Handel's "Flavio" and Giulio Cesare Offenbach's "The Tales of Hoffman" and other works by Debussy, Serrano, Saint Saens and Gouncid.
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By Jane Napier Neely | January 7, 2010
A brand new decade has just arrived in the blink of an eye. It seems just like yesterday that the new millennium began. I just took a nostalgic journey to Victoria, British Columbia, which I last visited in 1956, the year of my high school graduation. On that family trip we stayed at The Biltmore Empress. I will never forget wearing our hats and gloves to have a proper tea. I was feeling even more special since I was wearing the beautiful watch that was my graduation present.
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By Mary O'Keefe | July 5, 2007
As the Fourth of July holiday winds down, and Americans head home and back to the office, one of the NASA Martian rovers managed by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory will continue the spirit of independence with a journey of its own. The rover, called "Opportunity," is scheduled to begin its descent into the massive Mars crater, Victoria, after July 13. In a press conference Thursday, June 28, NASA/JPL announced that the decision to take the aging...
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February 17, 2005
Victoria Pitts-Creelman passed away in her sleep Jan. 30 after a two-year battle with breast cancer. She was 38. Victoria was born July 18, 1966, in Philadelphia, Penn., and moved to California in 1967. A 1984 graduate of La Cañada High School, Victoria later moved to Phoenix, Ariz., where she worked as a corporate travel agent for World Travel. She loved to ski, ride horseback, scuba dive, sail and explore new places. She had a zest and a contagious joy for all of life. To know her was to be her friend.
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