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By Stephanie Nelson | October 28, 2004
While providing a unique alternative to traditional after-school programs, the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station's Youth Explorer Scout program offers young men and women the opportunity to serve their community while gaining hands-on experience in the world of law enforcement Youth explorers work closely with area deputies. They assist with report writing, crowd control and traffic direction at community events. In addition to assisting the deputies with day-to-day work, Explorer Scouts also have the opportunity to participate in ride-alongs with deputies on patrol.
NEWS
By Angela Hokanson | November 10, 2007
Practicing space walks in a giant swimming pool and taking rides on an aircraft that re-creates the zero-gravity conditions of space travel are some of the perks of being an astronaut that NASA hopes will attract participants in its Explorer Schools program to careers in science and technology. Christopher Cassidy, an astronaut with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, talked to students Friday at Roosevelt Middle School about the work he does as an astronaut. It was the kickoff event for Roosevelt’s participation in the NASA Explorer Schools program.
NEWS
By Jason Wells | January 18, 2007
GLENDALE ? High-school students will soon have the opportunity to step outside of the classroom and into the emergency room as a collaborative learning program at Glendale Memorial Hospital gets set to kick off this month. The Explorer program between the hospital and the Glendale Unified School District will take students through the inner workings of various medical professions during two-hour, once-a-month meetings over the course of the school year. "Kids that are in the Explorer programs enjoy it because they get to do some real things," said Susan Hunt, coordinator for employment development and business partnerships at the school district.
NEWS
March 10, 2001
Amber Willard SOUTHWEST GLENDALE -- While most other teens are studying for classes and hanging out with friends on Thursday nights, the ones in Explorer Post 911 are learning what it takes to be firefighters -- and it's more than they thought. "I want a career, not a job," 18-year-old Explorer Chris Merino said before a recent meeting, in which Glendale Firefighter Derek Tamburro talked to the group about building construction and how it affects firefighting methods.
FEATURES
By Ruth Longoria | May 8, 2009
This week’s CV Sun All Star is Nate Neven, a home-schooled high school junior from Montrose. Neven, 17, is well known in the community for his respectful, positive attitude, as well as his dedication to the Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station Explorer program, where he has been a member for the past nearly two years. “Nate’s a great kid and an all around really nice person,” said Don Carter, a longtime family friend and neighbor of Neven. Carter said he’s impressed with Neven’s devotion to his family and energetic attitude in doing yard work and helping out with a sister who is physically challenged.
NEWS
August 5, 2002
Gretchen Hoffman Glendale Fire officials are reaching out to young people in an effort to make the department better reflect the makeup of the community. Perhaps the most glaring difference is the lack of Armenians among the 186 firefighters that make up the department. "We're all very sensitive to the idea that the community has a very large population of Armenian people and that there is, throughout Glendale, such diversity when it comes to cultures," Glendale Fire spokesman Capt.
NEWS
August 24, 2001
Amber Willard NORTHEAST GLENDALE -- Sevan Sarkisyan and James Colvin are learning about breaking up barroom brawls, although they're still just teenagers. The boys, along with other members of the Glendale Police Department's Explorer Post 104, are training for an annual competition in police scenarios. "We get judged on our approach to officer safety, handcuffing technique and so on," said Sevan, a 16-year-old Glendale High School student, of Saturday's contest in Pasadena.
NEWS
By Veronica Rocha, veronica.rocha@latimes.com | May 26, 2011
GLENDALE — Police officials on Tuesday proposed eliminating youth programs, including crime prevention activities for teens and Explorer training, to help balance a citywide budget deficit. Glendale police used overtime funding to staff the Student Training as Role Models and Police Activities League, which were dedicated to keeping at-risk youth out of trouble by engaging them in sports and school activities. The Explorer program allowed students aged 14 to 21 to join the department and experience police work.
NEWS
By Veronica Rocha, veronica.rocha@latimes.com | August 23, 2012
A troop of young Glendale police prospects were honored this week for earning a top award for their performance in a driving-under-the-influence scenario during an annual statewide competition. The City Council on Tuesday recognized 15 Glendale Police Explorers of Explorer Post 104 for their efforts in the 2012 Central Valley Explorer Competition in July that included more than two dozen police agencies. “You really are our future, you're the future of the city and you're also the future of the Glendale Police department,” Councilwoman Laura Friedman told the explorers.
NEWS
By Vince Lovato | March 1, 2006
Glendale students involved in the Governor's Challenge could not be accused of being "girlie men." Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, along with 24 Hour Fitness, challenges high school students to get healthier by taking advantage of free 30-day passes offered by the gyms. Glendale and Hoover high schools have some of the highest numbers of students who are taking the challenge, said Kenny Rogers, a spokesman for the governor's council. Students sign up online to take on the challenge and receive a 30-day unlimited pass to a participating 24 Hour Fitness.
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By Joyce Rudolph | March 27, 2013
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) met on March 20 in Washington D.C. with a group of 70 seventh- and eighth-grade students and their chaperons from Glendale's Toll Middle School. The students were visiting during their spring break, and Schiff took time to discuss his priorities in Congress, as well as answer a number of questions from the students. “They were very well informed on the important issues facing our nation and asked great questions about my work here in Congress,” Schiff said.
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NEWS
By Veronica Rocha, veronica.rocha@latimes.com | August 23, 2012
A troop of young Glendale police prospects were honored this week for earning a top award for their performance in a driving-under-the-influence scenario during an annual statewide competition. The City Council on Tuesday recognized 15 Glendale Police Explorers of Explorer Post 104 for their efforts in the 2012 Central Valley Explorer Competition in July that included more than two dozen police agencies. “You really are our future, you're the future of the city and you're also the future of the Glendale Police department,” Councilwoman Laura Friedman told the explorers.
NEWS
By Veronica Rocha, veronica.rocha@latimes.com | May 26, 2011
GLENDALE — Police officials on Tuesday proposed eliminating youth programs, including crime prevention activities for teens and Explorer training, to help balance a citywide budget deficit. Glendale police used overtime funding to staff the Student Training as Role Models and Police Activities League, which were dedicated to keeping at-risk youth out of trouble by engaging them in sports and school activities. The Explorer program allowed students aged 14 to 21 to join the department and experience police work.
FEATURES
By Ruth Longoria | May 8, 2009
This week’s CV Sun All Star is Nate Neven, a home-schooled high school junior from Montrose. Neven, 17, is well known in the community for his respectful, positive attitude, as well as his dedication to the Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station Explorer program, where he has been a member for the past nearly two years. “Nate’s a great kid and an all around really nice person,” said Don Carter, a longtime family friend and neighbor of Neven. Carter said he’s impressed with Neven’s devotion to his family and energetic attitude in doing yard work and helping out with a sister who is physically challenged.
NEWS
By Angela Hokanson | November 10, 2007
Practicing space walks in a giant swimming pool and taking rides on an aircraft that re-creates the zero-gravity conditions of space travel are some of the perks of being an astronaut that NASA hopes will attract participants in its Explorer Schools program to careers in science and technology. Christopher Cassidy, an astronaut with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, talked to students Friday at Roosevelt Middle School about the work he does as an astronaut. It was the kickoff event for Roosevelt’s participation in the NASA Explorer Schools program.
NEWS
By Jason Wells | January 18, 2007
GLENDALE ? High-school students will soon have the opportunity to step outside of the classroom and into the emergency room as a collaborative learning program at Glendale Memorial Hospital gets set to kick off this month. The Explorer program between the hospital and the Glendale Unified School District will take students through the inner workings of various medical professions during two-hour, once-a-month meetings over the course of the school year. "Kids that are in the Explorer programs enjoy it because they get to do some real things," said Susan Hunt, coordinator for employment development and business partnerships at the school district.
NEWS
By Vince Lovato | March 1, 2006
Glendale students involved in the Governor's Challenge could not be accused of being "girlie men." Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, along with 24 Hour Fitness, challenges high school students to get healthier by taking advantage of free 30-day passes offered by the gyms. Glendale and Hoover high schools have some of the highest numbers of students who are taking the challenge, said Kenny Rogers, a spokesman for the governor's council. Students sign up online to take on the challenge and receive a 30-day unlimited pass to a participating 24 Hour Fitness.
LOCAL
By Mary O'Keefe | April 15, 2005
If nothing else, parents of Crescenta Valley High School students should be amazed that their children can find their way to class. That is what many parents at Crescenta Valley High School's open house commented on as they roamed the campus, map in hand, looking for their children's classrooms April 6. CVHS opened its doors for the event, inviting parents and students to visit the campus and its classes. Teachers patiently answered all parent questions about their child's progress.
LOCAL
By Stephanie Nelson | October 28, 2004
While providing a unique alternative to traditional after-school programs, the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station's Youth Explorer Scout program offers young men and women the opportunity to serve their community while gaining hands-on experience in the world of law enforcement Youth explorers work closely with area deputies. They assist with report writing, crowd control and traffic direction at community events. In addition to assisting the deputies with day-to-day work, Explorer Scouts also have the opportunity to participate in ride-alongs with deputies on patrol.
NEWS
August 5, 2002
Gretchen Hoffman Glendale Fire officials are reaching out to young people in an effort to make the department better reflect the makeup of the community. Perhaps the most glaring difference is the lack of Armenians among the 186 firefighters that make up the department. "We're all very sensitive to the idea that the community has a very large population of Armenian people and that there is, throughout Glendale, such diversity when it comes to cultures," Glendale Fire spokesman Capt.
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