September 23, 2008
Mixer to raise cash for Relay for Life The Glendale Chapter of the Armenian National Committee will host a mixer at 8 p.m. Thursday to raise money for Relay for Life. “Toast to a Cure” will be at Sidebar, 1114 N. Pacific Ave. Admission for the fundraiser is $15. For more information, call the committee at (818) 243-3444. Boards to discuss ‘middle’ high school The Glendale Unified School District and Glendale Community College District boards will have a special joint meeting Tuesday to discuss offering a middle college high school on the college campus.
August 25, 2008
ON THE AGENDA The following items will be discussed at Tuesday’s Glendale City Council meeting: PARKING LOTS AND STRUCTURES The council is slated to consider approving the third iteration of a Joint Powers Authority to collectively run a series of parking lots and structures between city officials and the Glendale Community College District. The original agreement was drawn up in 1993 as a means to increase efficiency and reduce costs associated with running the parking facilities that had previously fallen under the purview of the city.
May 30, 2008
The Glendale Community College District and the Glendale College Guild on Thursday reached a tentative agreement on faculty salary increases for the current fiscal year. If finalized, the agreement would give faculty members an on-schedule salary increase of 2%, according to Gordon Alexandre, the president of the college guild. One percent of that increase would be retroactive to July 1; the other half of the increase would deferred until 2009-10. The tentative agreement comes after the district’s recent offer of a 1%, one-time bonus, which faculty members said they would not accept.
October 13, 2006
Trustee application deadline set for today The deadline to accept applications for the provisional trustee position on the Glendale Community College District Board of Trustees is 5 p.m. today. All applications must be addressed to the consultant, c/o Dr. Vicki Nicholson, Associate Vice President, Human Resources, Glendale Community College, 1500 N. Verdugo Road, Glendale, CA 91208. They must be physically received and time- and date-stamped by the Office of Human Resources by 5 p.m. Applicants must be at least 18, a California citizen, a registered voter, not disqualified by other laws to hold public office and a resident of the Glendale Community College District.
March 17, 2006
Glendale City Council recently received the first payment from the Glendale Community College District for a project to improve traffic flow around the college by widening Mountain Street. The college has agreed to pay the entire cost of the project, estimated at $910,000. The first payment of $100,000 will pay for project plans and specifications. The project will widen an existing driveway to the upper parking lot near the Glendale (2) Freeway ramp and will add a second eastbound travel lane.
November 16, 2004
Darleene Barrientos A tentative agreement between Glendale Community College and its teachers' union for a scheduled 4% pay raise was unanimously approved Monday by the college's board of trustees. For college officials and teachers, the move is a relief after several years of getting minimal pay raises and even taking a pay cut last year that was necessary to keep classes from being cut. "It's the beginning to get us off the road to what has been a steady erosion.
November 10, 2004
TODAY GLENDALE The Autry National Center is accepting applications for its 2005 docent classes for people interested in learning about Native American cultures and the Western Movement. For more information, call (323) 667-2000, ext. 242. The Montrose-Crescenta Branch Library presents "ABC, Baby and Me Storytime," from 9:45 to 10:15 a.m. at 2465 Honolulu Ave. For information, call 548-2048. The Montrose-Crescenta Branch Library has stories, songs, crafts and more for "Bubbly Preschoolers," from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at 2465 Honolulu Ave. For more information, call 548-2048.
March 13, 2002
Gary Moskowitz GLENDALE -- The Glendale Community College District is seeking applicants for the Measure G Citizens Oversight Committee. The deadline to apply is 4 p.m. Tuesday. The district's governing board will appoint the committee members. Larry Serot, vice president for administration for GCC, said at present the school is looking to fill seven positions. The committee must be selected 60 days after the school's April 15 board meeting. "I will recommend to the board that we have more than seven members on the committee.
March 8, 2002
Perhaps in an upcoming political science class at Glendale Community College, students looking at campaign finance trickery can begin with a race close to home, the bond issue to benefit Glendale Community College -- Measure G. While many politicians and members of the public continue to oppose funding campaigns with taxpayer dollars, the college might have found a way to accomplish exactly that. Glendale Community College President John Davitt signed a "Dear Neighbor" letter printed on college letterhead, which was apparently sent to voters throughout the Glendale Community College District, including Glendale, La Crescenta and La Canada Flintridge.
May 1, 2000
Peter Samore GLENDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE -- With at least 30 public and private high schools within a 15-mile radius of Glendale Community College, one would think the school would have a great pool of talented athletes to talk to and encourage to attend the college. However, the pool was shallow. GCC coaches could not make first contact with athletes at schools that fell outside the Glendale Unified School District. This meant the coaches could only talk to athletes from Glendale schools like Hoover, Glendale and Crescenta Valley highs.