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By Bill Kisliuk, bill.kisliuk@latimes.com | June 30, 2011
The chief executive of Glendale Adventist Medical Center is resigning after nearly five years to take a similar job in his home state of Colorado. Morre Dean, 42, president and chief executive of Glendale Adventist, told staff in what was described as an emotional meeting Thursday morning that he will leave the 450-bed hospital Aug. 5 for the same position at the 160-bed Parker Adventist Hospital in Parker, Colo., south of Denver. “I love the people at Glendale Adventist,” Dean said.
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April 23, 2000
Peter Samore GLENDALE HIGH -- Today, Glendale High will lose its second coach in one month. Errol Garnett, the Nitros' girls' basketball coach of one season, will submit his letter of resignation to the school today. He follows former football coach Pete Smolin, who resigned March 24. Garnett said that the administration, the athletic department and his peers at the school did not prompt him at all to resign. However, he did cite that his players' lack of cooperation, support and respect were the determining factors.
NEWS
September 29, 2006
On Tuesday, Sept. 19, Glendale Community College Board of Trustees President Dr. Kathleen Burke-Kelly submitted her resignation from the board to the Los Angeles County Superintendent of Schools. Dr. Armine Hacopian is now the acting board president. Dr. Hacopian will continue in this role until annual board elections in April 2007. The board members will decide on a process to fill the vacancy at a special meeting in the near future. The position will be filled within 60 days.
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June 23, 2004
Robert Chacon Patrick Larkin, chief executive officer of Descanso Gardens, has announced his resignation less than a year after taking the position. He cited personal reasons for his departure. The resignation was announced Monday, but Larkin's last day at Descanso was Friday. He could not be reached for comment Tuesday. Larkin took the newly created CEO position at Descanso in September after a yearlong search. Director of Development Linda Mitchell has agreed to serve as manager of the center.
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May 10, 2003
Josh Kleinbaum La Canada Unified School District officials will probably replace the seventh- and eighth-grade principal position, which was left open by the abrupt departure of Gaylene Van Zijll, with a vice principal spot. "We will be reviewing changes," District Supt. Sue Leabo said. "Nothing has been determined. We'll review the structure of the principal's position at the school, and who has what responsibilities." Van Zijll submitted her resignation last week to the district via e-mail, sending a letter to members of the school board and community leaders.
NEWS
July 4, 2002
Janine Marnien In her four years with La Canada Elementary School, Principal Lily Ogden has helped start a Spanish program, renovate the school and get an outdoor science lab. But it wasn't just the big things she supported at the school. The little things also mattered to Ogden, parent Julie Battaglia said. "She knows all the kids by name," she said. Battaglia, and Parent-Teacher Assn. President-Elect Lisa Singelyn, were two parents surprised to learn that Ogden had resigned from her position.
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May 24, 2001
Edgar Melik-Stepanyan GLENDALE -- In an unexpected move, St. Francis High baseball Coach Jeff Durfee resigned five days after his squad was eliminated in the CIF Southern Section Division IV playoffs. "It's something I thought about," Durfee said. "I have a lot of stuff going on. I don't want to do a lot of things half way. It's not an easy decision. It's one that I though I had to make. "I love baseball and I'll miss it. For now -- at least -- it's the right decision.
NEWS
July 25, 2009
When Democratic Assemblyman Paul Krekorian announced his candidacy for Los Angeles City Council midway through his second term in Sacramento, we expected his detractors to have a field day, and they did. Almost immediately, they responded with calls for his resignation, claiming he’d be a deadbeat representative for the Assembly’s 43rd District while pursuing Los Angeles’ District 2 seat. Jane Barnett, chairwoman of the Republican Party of Los Angeles County, argued in her July 9 letter calling for Krekorian’s resignation that his announcement was likely nothing more than Paul taking care of Paul, a pursuit of “higher salary, less commute, bigger office and the ability to walk away from our state chaos he helped create.
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March 27, 2000
Peter Fuertes GLENDALE -- Citing that both the Glendale High varsity football team and he himself needed "a fresh start," Nitro Coach Pete Smolin, who has led the team the past three seasons, has announced his resignation from the position. "The bottom line is that, there's a lot of great kids at Glendale High and I enjoyed coaching them," the 32-year-old Smolin said. "I did the best job I could to develop the program. "But change is in order, for me to move on to be more successful as a coach, and for the team at Glendale High School to grow successful.
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By Jason Wells | January 12, 2010
NORTHEAST GLENDALE — The top executive at YWCA of Glendale will resign his post at the end of the week, the nonprofit announced Monday. Richard Burrell, a successful businessman who took over the troubled nonprofit more than six years ago, submitted his resignation, effective Friday, late last month and plans to return to his consulting career, officials said. Burrell, who was brought on to revamp the YWCA’s finances, said it was time for him to move on after accomplishing his mission.
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March 1, 2014
Good morning, 818 readers! Today is Saturday, March 1, 2014. Here's our roundup of the top headlines in the area: With a storm hitting the Southland today, rain in the area caused some havoc in Burbank , while things remained relatively calm in Glendale and in La Ca ñ ada .     Assemblyman Mike Gatto  (D-Silver Lake) responded this week to the fact that he was one of 37 state politicians who received warning letters from a state ethics agency for accepting improper campaign contributions.
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August 5, 2013
DreamWorks Animation marketing chief Anne Globe has resigned from her job after 17 years with the Glendale-based studio. DreamWorks Animation Chief Executive Jeffrey Katzenberg told his staff Monday morning that Globe had "made the decision to leave DreamWorks Animation to start her own consulting business. "   Globe held various positions at DreamWorks, overseeing the marketing of feature films, television series and theatrical productions. Calling her a "talented and creative executive," Katzenberg credited Globe for building relationships with such partners as McDonald's, Intel, General Mills and Nickelodeon.
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By Charles Rich, charles.rich@latimes.com | May 30, 2013
After leading the Crescenta Valley High softball team to the playoffs in each of his two seasons as head coach, Mark Samford resigned Thursday. Citing personal reasons in which he declined to elaborate, Samford guided Crescenta Valley to a record of 34-17-1 overall and 21-7 in the Pacific League. The Falcons finished tied for second in league both seasons. “It's just some stuff in my personal life that I'm dealing with and it's got nothing to do with softball,” said Samford, who was named the team's interim coach for the 2012 campaign after legendary coach Dan Berry passed away in 2011.
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By Veronica Rocha, veronica.rocha@latimes.com and By Veronica Rocha, veronica.rocha@latimes.com | May 21, 2013
Roughly a month before a new superintendent takes the helm at Glendale Community College, the president of the Faculty Guild publicly announced her resignation on Monday, citing building tensions with trustees. The announcement from Isabelle Saber at the board's monthly meeting came as the college continues to grapple with budget pressures that have clearly taken their toll on stakeholder groups. "It was a result of several culminating factors and one of the last nails in this coffin happened at the board retreat a couple of weeks ago, when I decided that the level of discourse was below what I was willing to accept after a full year of bending over backwards to try and help the district," Saber said.
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By Charles Rich, charles.rich@latimes.com | May 15, 2013
After building up the Glendale Community College men's and women's teams and leading each to appearances in the California Community College Athletic Assn. Golf Championship, Greg Osbourne resigned his post as coach to become Cal State Bakersfield's director of golf. Osbourne recently accepted the position with Bakersfield and will replace the retiring Dave Barber, effective June 6. He will coach both programs at Bakersfield, which will be joining the Western Athletic Conference next season.
NEWS
October 25, 2012
DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. , the Glendale studio behind the " Shrek " and “Madagascar” movies, announced that Chairman Roger Enrico resigned from the board. Current board member Mellody Hobson will succeed Enrico, according to a statement from the animation studio, which did not disclose reasons for Enrico's resignation. Enrico, 67, has served as DreamWorks Animation's chairman since 2004. He is a former chief executive of PepsiCo Inc. , where he spent 31 years.
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October 17, 2012
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, who had previously called for Los Angeles County Assessor John Noguez to step down, reiterated Wednesday that he believes Noguez is unfit for office. "This case is fraud and he should resign immediately so the county can move forward,” Antonovich said in an interview after Noguez's arrest. “He has lost all credibility.” Antonovich also said he believes that others will soon face criminal charges. FULL COVERAGE: Corruption probe inside assessor's office "I know that there will be others who will be indicted in the near future because this cannot be a one- or two-man operation.
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By Gabriel Rizk, gabriel.rizk@latimes.com | August 1, 2012
Even after a move to the Santa Clarita Valley made the job much more difficult to pull off, Jesus Osuna said he wasn't ready to throw in the towel as Glendale High baseball coach. "I didn't want to be another statistic," Osuna said in reference to the coaches who served one- or two-year stints preceding him. "The good thing is, I got an opportunity to coach each player from when they were freshmen. I wanted to be there for their senior year, so I made an attempt to come back for [2012]
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By Liana Aghajanian | July 9, 2012
Last month, a handful of military doctors walked into the extravagant Harsnakar restaurant located in the outskirts of the Armenian capital of Yerevan and never managed to walk out. A violent fight over dress codes, allegedly with the restaurant's security guards, put all of them into the hospital with severe injuries. On June 29, Maj. Vahe Avetyan died after the beating, and an uproar across the country broke out. But civil society wasn't just outraged at the unnecessary death of a service man, the tragedy gave way for an awakening that sought to call the end to oligarchy, which runs rampant in the country.
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By Brittany Levine, brittany.levine@latimes.com | June 5, 2012
The former general manager of Glendale Water & Power, who resigned abruptly last month after city officials started investigating his double-billing for an industry conference, is calling the issue a mistake. Former General Manager Glenn Steiger on Monday acknowledged that he double-billed the city for expenses related to a conference he attended on behalf of another organization, but said his decision to resign May 23, a day after city officials inquired about the receipts, was coincidental.
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