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July 28, 2006
The community is invited to attend free performances of the classic musical, "Bye, Bye Birdie" on July 28 at 7 p.m., and Saturday, July 29 at 2 and 7 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 4550 Raymond Ave. in La Crescenta. Seats are first come, so arrive early. For questions, call Marilyn Bayles at 248-0809. This fun musical, based on the excitement caused when Elvis Presley was drafted, is filled with dialogue, names and sayings reminiscent of that time period.
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June 8, 2007
Youth of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from La Cañada, La Crescenta, Sunland and Tujunga hosted over 350 youth from around Southern California on May 6 at a prom that encouraged modesty in dress and dancing. "Night at the Museum" was held at the Natural History Museum, and featured red carpet interviews, prime rib dinner, dancing, karaoke, dessert bars and other activities. The purpose of the prom was to provide an environment where teenagers could have the experiences of a prom without freak dancing and other suggestive dancing and clothing.
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August 3, 2007
About 650 people from La Crescenta, La Cañada, Glendale and Sunland celebrated the 160th anniversary of the Mormon pioneers' arrival in Salt Lake City and at Fort Moore in what is now downtown Los Angeles. The party, with the theme "Bringing Together Cultural Pioneers through Friendships and Memories," was held on the baseball field of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Mayors' Discovery Park in La Cañada on July 24. Sponsored by the La Crescenta Stake of the Latter-day Saints, three La Cañada community leaders were recognized for their pioneering spirit of faith, courage and determination in their lives, careers and community service: Chakib "Chuck" Sambar, member of the Glendale Unified School District Board; Dr. Richard Mouw, president of Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena; and Dorothy DeVore, California Mother of the Year.
NEWS
January 19, 2001
Gary Moskowitz NORTHEAST GLENDALE -- It's the little things people do that can effect change the most. Local Mormons will discuss the importance of making change through individual effort at 10 a.m. Sunday at the Glendale Stake Center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1101 N. Central Ave. A two-day semiannual conference will give Mormons in the Glendale Stake the opportunity to reaffirm their...
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December 14, 2002
CLARK Stacy Bayles and Grant Clark have announced their plans to marry this month in the Los Angeles Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Calvin and Marilyn Bayles of La Crescenta. She graduated from Crescenta Valley High in 1996, attended Brigham Young University, served a mission in Croatia and recently received her bachelor's degree in nursing from BYU. She works in the labor and delivery room in a hospital in Orem, Utah.
NEWS
November 29, 2003
David Lewis Rosen, the son of Norman and Elisa Rosen of Tujunga, received the rank of Eagle Scout. The former Glendale resident is a member of Troop 394 sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Sunland. He has completed 24 merit badges. For his Eagle Scout project, he coordinated a landscaping project at Tierra Del Sol, a private school for the mentally challenged. The project consisted of planting ground cover to prevent erosion and beautification of the grounds.
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October 20, 2001
Peru, St. Louis, Mo., and Provo, Utah, are the destinations of four Glendale members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints called to serve in missions. Wesley Jones, 19, will spend two years serving in the Peru-Trujillo Mission. Wesley was born in Glendale and is the son of Douglas and Susan Jones. He graduated from Eagle Rock High School and has been attending Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. Christopher Morales, 19, will be serving at the Peru-Lima North Mission.
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December 22, 2007
KENYON ? BAYLES Brittany Dawn Kenyon of Lancaster and Scot Clark Bayles of La Crescenta have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Terry and Nickie Kenyon of Lancaster. She is a 2002 graduate of Quartz Hill High School where she was on the soccer and golf teams. After high school, she attended Brigham Young University and served a mission in Argentina for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She will begin the nursing program at BYU in January.
NEWS
April 23, 2005
Send DATEBOOK items to the News-Press and Leader, 111 W. Wilson Ave., Suite 200, Glendale, CA, 91203 or fax to (818) 241-1975. Submissions must be received two weeks before publication. TODAY "The Vision," an original play about the early life of Joseph Smith, founder of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will be presented free of charge at 7:30 p.m. at the Glendale Latter-day Saints Church, 1101 N. Central Ave. Call (818) 243-9993. ON STAGE A Noise Within produces William Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar," directed by Eve Adamson, continuing through May 13 at the old Masonic Temple, 234 S. Brand Blvd.
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January 21, 2014
John Taylor LeSueur, 90, of San Clemente passed away on January 17, 2014, at the Saddleback Memorial Hospital in San Clemente. John was born April 25, 1923, to Karl and Merle Skousen LeSueur in Mesa, Arizona. He graduated from Huntington Park High School in California and, while attending Los Angeles City College, joined the Navy in 1942. He served as an officer on the USS Dennis, a destroyer escort, during World War II. After the war, he attended the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)
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ENTERTAINMENT
August 13, 2013
A theater party of Glendale residents added "Forever Plaid" to their subscription series at the Glendale Centre Theatre. A passel of out-of-town relations joined them. Jane McVay , ticket organizer extraordinaire, was joined last week by her mother, Burbank resident Lillian Giese ; her sister Lynne Anderberg , visiting from Kooskia, Idaho; and her niece Rachel Andrews , also from Kooskia. Also along were McVay's son Joshua McVay and his friend Anika Wills , both visiting from Lubbock, Texas.
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June 21, 2013
Our beloved father and grandfather, James Lark, OD, passed away peacefully from pneumonia on June 19, 2013 in Laguna Hills, California. He was born October 7, 1927 in Denver, Colorado to Emil Skrivanek and Virginia Schutte Lark. An only child, he moved with his parents to Burbank, California in 1934. He was a graduate of Burbank High School, where he served as student-body president, class of 1945. He studied at Occidental College and Stanford University, and received his Doctor of Optometry degree from Southern California College of Optometry.
FEATURES
October 3, 2009
Last week, the Dalai Lama visited Memphis, Tenn., where he received the key to the city, accepted an award from the National Civil Rights Museum and made a stop at the Lorraine Motel, site of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. If you had an opportunity to sit down with His Holiness, what would you talk about? What issues would you address in your conversation? And would you greet him with a fist bump?   Several years ago while in France, I had the opportunity to attend a dinner party where I was seated at a table with Margaret Thatcher, former prime minister of Great Britain.
FEATURES
May 22, 2009
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints PTA Beautification Day gets boost The Verdugo Woodlands Elementary School PTA Beautification Day got a much needed boost from Mormon Helping Hands of the La Crescenta Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints . The school’s PTA had planned their annual Beautification Day, anticipating about 35 volunteers to do the work. Fortunately, Mormon Helping Hands offered to help the school as its quarterly local service project, adding another 140 sets of “helping hands” to the project.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 21, 2009
TODAY The Central Library will host a showing of the film ?The Right Stuff? at 2 p.m. at 222 E. Harvard St., Glendale. The movie is rated PG. Admission is free. For more information, call (818) 548-2020. ? Practice reading to a therapy dog from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Montrose-Crescenta Branch Library, 2465 Honolulu Ave., Montrose. For ages 5 to 12. Call the library to pre-register. For more information, call (818) 548-2048. ? WEDNESDAY The Commission on the Status of Women will have Denim Day and Dollars for Denim all day in Glendale to raise awareness about sexual assault myths and realities.
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