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March 12, 2004
A lecture and slide presentation on NASA's Spitzer Telescope will begin at 6:15 p.m. today at the Cimmarusti Science Center and Planetarium at Glendale Community College, 1500 N. Verdugo Road. The event, sponsored by the Armenian Professional Society, will begin with a tour of the planetarium, followed by a wine and cheese reception at 7 p.m. and a slide presentation and lecture at 8. Special guests will be Larry and Amalia Cimmarusti. Astronomer Varoujan Gorjian will lead the presentation and lecture.
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January 12, 2008
MOMS club holds a preschool expo The MOMS Club of the Foothills will host a Preschool Expo from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 19 at the Crescenta Valley Park Community Center at 3901 Dunsmore Ave. in La Crescenta. The event will bring together representatives from many Crescenta Valley area preschools for parents to learn more about their preschool options in the region. The event will also include a silent auction with prizes donated from local businesses and a children?
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August 15, 2003
Gary Moskowitz Glendale Community College will have a clearer view of the stars by the end of next month, when the college's new science center is completed. The planetarium and state-of-the- art laboratory classrooms that make up the college's new Cimmarusti Science Building are scheduled to be open for classes Sept. 2, when the college begins its fall semester. The college will host a formal dedication of the science center Sept. 28, in conjunction with its 75th anniversary as a community college.
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May 28, 2004
Former child star arrested for alleged DUI NORTHEAST GLENDALE -- Former child star Zachery Ty Bryan was released from jail Thursday with a citation to appear in court July 28 after he was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving. Bryan, 22, of Glendale, was driving at 100 mph on the Glendale (2) Freeway about 3 a.m. Wednesday when police officers on Holly Drive saw him go by, according to a police report. Bryan was a former star of the television show "Home Improvement."
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December 18, 2004
Darleene Barrientos Officials hope a donation from Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid, a former Glendale Community College football player, will kick off the college's fundraising campaign for a scoreboard and planetarium. The college's sports department was notified of Reid's intended donation this month, after forming a committee of former football players, staff and administrators to begin soliciting donations for the program. "My experience at Glendale Community College helped shape me as a player and a coach, thanks to what I learned from [Coach]
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By Vince Lovato | July 19, 2006
GLENDALE ? College Supt. Audre Levy took a trip to Washington, D.C., last week in an unsuccessful attempt to secure federal funding for a science program that provided training and tours of the college's science classes for 5,000 area elementary school students over the last three years. Levy, who was escorted on the trip by former Supt. John Davitt, made the announcement at Monday's Glendale Community College Board of Trustees meeting. It was her first meeting as superintendent and the first without Davitt as superintendent in more than 21 years.
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September 25, 2003
Robert Chacon Glendale Community College will dedicate its new science center complex Sunday with a sold-out dinner expected to draw about 500 people. Classes at the Cimmarusti Science Center began this fall. The main feature of the building, which has enough space to accommodate about 100 classes, is a 30-foot-high, 48-seat planetarium with six computer-controlled projectors. The event begins at 4 p.m. with tours of the science center and planetarium shows.
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May 3, 2004
JEFF KEATING "Bright star, would I were steadfast as thou art Not in lone splendour hung aloft the night And watching, with eternal lids apart, Like nature's patient, sleepless Eremite, The moving waters at their priestlike task Of pure ablution 'round earth's human shores, Or gazing on the new soft-fallen mask Of snow upon the mountains and the moors ... " -- John Keats (1795-1821) No one actually recites poetry while you're reclining inside the planetarium at Glendale Community College, but poetry's sure what comes to mind while staring into a seemingly infinite blackness punctuated by thousands of pinpricks of light.
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By Zain Shauk | November 20, 2008
Students were crowded around a table, fixated on a set of objects that had once been on the surface of the moon. Two samples of rocks and meteorite particles were on display as part of Roosevelt Middle School’s NASA night Wednesday, which gave students a chance to participate in a variety of space-related science activities, including rocket assembly, space suit design, flight simulation, a planetarium game and lunar rock viewing. “It’s cool,” 12-year-old Christian Pacificador said while looking at the lunar rocks, which were being presented by David Seidel, of NASA’s Jet Propulsion laboratory.
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June 17, 2009
Send DATEBOOK items to Glendale News-Press, 221 N. Brand Blvd., 2nd Floor, Glendale, CA 91203 or fax to (818) 241-1975. Submissions must be received two weeks before publication. ? TODAY Free Admission Glendale Noon Concerts will feature Beethoven Duo No. 3 and Andreas Markis Duet for two violins from 12:10 to 12:40 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Glendale, 209 N. Louise St., Glendale. Light lunch created by Angela?s Bistro is available for $6 after the concert.
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By Wendy Grove | February 6, 2010
The spring semester at Glendale Community College begins Feb. 16 and continues through June 9. Spring break for the college is April 12 through 17. Commencement is June 4. Art exhibitions and performances, science lectures and planetarium shows are highlights of the spring events schedule. The Art Gallery, housed in the Library Building, is the site for the annual student art show, which opens in May. The gallery is hosting ?Air Pressure,? a group exhibition of Los Angeles artists Mara DeLuca, Nick Kramer, Kristi Lippire and Allen Tombello, showing at total of six pieces, three paintings by DeLuca and sculptures by each of the other artists.
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By Max Zimbert | November 19, 2009
GLENDALE — Roosevelt Middle School students huddled around the sumo robotics ring Wednesday, cheering on their friends’ creations as the Lego robots carried out their programmed destruction. The battle royale was one of several stops in Roosevelt Middle School’s NASA night — a science, technology and engineering festival that showcases the school’s programs provided by its partnership with the space agency. “It enhances their education and provides them with opportunities to learn about math and engineering and science,” Principal Lynn Marso said.
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September 18, 2009
TODAY Today is the last day to submit nominations for the Crescenta Valley Chamber of Commerce recognition banquet. The categories are man, woman, business, organizer, educator and volunteer of the year and beautification award. Selection of awardees will be based on the following criteria: contributions to the business environment, exceptional achievement or service to our community, outstanding social, civic and educational leadership. The banquet is on Nov. 5 at the Angeles National Golf Club, 9401 Foothill Blvd.
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By Hassahn Liggins | July 22, 2009
Los Angeles is a place known for its celebrity-driven star-power but not known for the star-power that forms beautiful constellations in the night sky. Due to the pollution produced by the daily grind of urban living, the L.A. sky is not one that is conducive to viewing the splendor of the Milky Way. But for those of us out there who crave a little astronomical entertainment, Glendale offers an awe-inspiring alternative. Along the 1500 block of Verdugo sits Glendale Community College.
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June 20, 2009
Send DATEBOOK items to Glendale News-Press, 221 N. Brand Blvd., 2nd Floor, Glendale, CA 91203 or fax to (818) 241-1975. Submissions must be received two weeks before publication. ? TODAY The Los Angeles Citywide Children?s Christian Choir is collecting electronic products for recycling from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Glendale Presbyterian Church parking lot, 125 S. Louise St., Glendale. Funds raised will help defray the choir?s trip to Europe during summer 2010.
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By Zain Shauk | November 20, 2008
Students were crowded around a table, fixated on a set of objects that had once been on the surface of the moon. Two samples of rocks and meteorite particles were on display as part of Roosevelt Middle School’s NASA night Wednesday, which gave students a chance to participate in a variety of space-related science activities, including rocket assembly, space suit design, flight simulation, a planetarium game and lunar rock viewing. “It’s cool,” 12-year-old Christian Pacificador said while looking at the lunar rocks, which were being presented by David Seidel, of NASA’s Jet Propulsion laboratory.
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By Natalie Yemenidjian | October 29, 2008
At 8:45 a.m. Tuesday, Henry Avetisian and his fellow classmates gazed at the starry sky. “I like when the [guest speaker] took us into the past and then the future,” the 9-year-old said. Marcio Tomic, of Sky Dome Planetarium, took about 20 students more than 10,000 years into the future after leading them through a small tunnel Tuesday into the mobile planetarium in the auditorium of Salem Lutheran School. “This is Polaris, or the North Star, tonight,” Tomic said to the class as he pointed to the star with a laser pointer.
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By Angela Hokanson | February 15, 2008
Students gazed up at a starry sky from the inside of the auditorium at Chamlian Armenian School on Thursday, picking out constellations and locating the North Star. The children learned about the solar system and the Milky Way galaxy while ensconced under a billowing tarp known as the Sky Dome Planetarium. The mobile planetarium, which is a program run by Mobile Ed Productions, a Michigan-based educational programming company, was spending the day at the school for the first time to teach students about astronomy, said Rita Kaprielian, the school’s vice principal.
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January 12, 2008
MOMS club holds a preschool expo The MOMS Club of the Foothills will host a Preschool Expo from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 19 at the Crescenta Valley Park Community Center at 3901 Dunsmore Ave. in La Crescenta. The event will bring together representatives from many Crescenta Valley area preschools for parents to learn more about their preschool options in the region. The event will also include a silent auction with prizes donated from local businesses and a children?
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