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December 4, 2009
Construction on the long-awaited replacement of the city?s Adult Recreation Center is running well ahead of schedule, city officials said Thursday. Originally scheduled for an October completion, the $7-million project could be finished as early as this summer, said Dave Ahern, capital improvements project administrator for the city?s Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department. Ahern credited the quick construction progress to the contractor, local firm Hopkins Construction.
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By PATRICK CANEDAY | October 31, 2009
As different as people and traditions are around the world, sometimes it?s the similarities that sneak up on us and surprise us the most. For three days and three nights I?d been stuck in this village, a day?s hike from the airfield, a week away from Kathmandu and ages from home. Centuries old, Dunai sits at the crossroads of several primary trekking routes in the lower Dolpo region of Nepal, a frontier land reachable only by plane. The only highways are dirt roads, the only traffic infrequent trekkers, beastly yaks and brilliantly ordained cows.
FEATURES
January 12, 2007
The Nyakabungo Parents' Primary School is in requiring funding to build new facilities for a school for orphans. St. Luke's , other churches in southern and central California, and service clubs are joining forces to make this project a reality. The present temporary facilities are nearly deteriorated, and new facilities must be built before the next classes start in the end of January, 2007. The need: Dining hall and kitchen ? $20,000 Nine classrooms ? $30,000 Boys' dormitory ?
NEWS
July 13, 2007
Ten Years Ago ? Vision Africa, a six-member musical team from Kenya, performed at Montrose Community Church during a tour of North America. The group was sponsored by Youth for Christ International. Twenty Years Ago ? With Verdugo Hills Hospital no longer able to bear the cost, its radio communications service for paramedics was shut down in the summer of 1987. The Verdugo station was one of the first in the Los Angeles basin to introduce radio communication between physicians and paramedics on the scene of an emergency, according to then-hospital administrator Ron Davey, who went on to say, "But over the years it has just gotten to be too expensive to handle.
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July 26, 2004
Scouts Get First-hand Fire Evacuation Training By Jennifer Berry The 350 Boy Scouts at the Mataguay Scout Reservation were finishing lunch when they began to smell smoke from a fire that broke out along Highway 79 in San Diego County. They were in the midst of their evacuation efforts when the wind shifted and fire sealed off the escape route. The burning of the dirt road leading to the highway left members of Boy Scout Troop 288 stranded in the midst of a wildfire.
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By Kelly Corrigan, kelly.corrigan@latimes.com | May 23, 2012
Carl Meseck, a former mayor of Glendale who served on the City Council for 12 years, has died. He was 81. Meseck died on May 16 in Portland, Ore. after a long illness, according to his family. Born Albert Carl Meseck on June 26, 1930, in Sheboygan, Wis., Meseck was the second of six children born to Esther and Albert Meseck. After graduating from UCLA in 1952, Meseck would work as a fundraiser for the Crescenta-Cañada YMCA. Many knew him locally as “Mr. Snowman” from the YMCA's annual Christmas tree fundraiser he helped establish.
NEWS
By Natalie Yemenidjian | August 22, 2008
Husband and wife Angelina and Ben Brearly sat side by side outside the Glen Terra Assisted Living home in Glendale Thursday evening to take in the sights and sounds of a Polynesian-themed luau. A Polynesian wind instrument sounded, and with a resonant ?Aloha? from the Gypsy Folk Ensemble, the party began. Polynesian dancers and ukulele serenades commenced as seniors and their families ate orange chicken, coconut shrimp, pineapple turnovers with a cherry on top and fruit kebabs.
NEWS
January 29, 2000
Brandon M.A. Rogers, the son of Michael and Rochelle Rogers of Tujunga, received the rank of Eagle Scout. For his Eagle Scout project, Rogers led 30 volunteers in a reforestation project at Crystal Lake in the San Gabriel Mountains. They potted 700 pine seedlings and planted 60 pine saplings at the Crystal Lake Campground. Rogers coordinated 200 hours of volunteer help. He is a freshman at Flintridge Preparatory School. Jim Reynolds, the son of Tom and Meredith Reynolds of La Canada Flintridge, received the rank of Eagle Scout.
FEATURES
By Natalie Yemenidjian | August 27, 2008
David Potter can make people fly. As a freelance set designer, Potter has become successful in the movie industry, but his most prized accomplishment is his influence on local youth. The 53-year-old father of three has lived in Glendale for 18 years and has contributed to the city by joining the Glendale Presbyterian Church as an elder, volunteering to build sets in a youth theater, contributing to the Parent Teacher Assn. and as a Boy Scout.   What organizations are you involved with?
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December 4, 2009
Construction on the long-awaited replacement of the city?s Adult Recreation Center is running well ahead of schedule, city officials said Thursday. Originally scheduled for an October completion, the $7-million project could be finished as early as this summer, said Dave Ahern, capital improvements project administrator for the city?s Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department. Ahern credited the quick construction progress to the contractor, local firm Hopkins Construction.
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By PATRICK CANEDAY | October 31, 2009
As different as people and traditions are around the world, sometimes it?s the similarities that sneak up on us and surprise us the most. For three days and three nights I?d been stuck in this village, a day?s hike from the airfield, a week away from Kathmandu and ages from home. Centuries old, Dunai sits at the crossroads of several primary trekking routes in the lower Dolpo region of Nepal, a frontier land reachable only by plane. The only highways are dirt roads, the only traffic infrequent trekkers, beastly yaks and brilliantly ordained cows.
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