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By Michael J. Arvizu | August 29, 2009
Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Cañada closed its Oak Grove site at 6 p.m. Friday as the “Station Fire continues to grow in size,” according to a statement on the JPL website. The fire, as of this afternoon, has burned about 5,500 acres, according to the latest reports from the National Forest Service. Non-essential personnel are prohibited from the campus, the statement reads. The JPL Oak Grove site is the JPL main campus and is involved with the development and construction of spacecraft, including the Mars rovers.
NEWS
By Charles Cooper | March 2, 2007
The Board of Supervisors has approved the spending of $154,000 in funds for improvements at Crescenta Valley Park, one of two county recreation facilities in the community. The money is part of $920,000 in excess funds from a 1996 state bond act. The money has been allocated to projects in the 5th Supervisorial District. The work at the park is slated to be completed by summer, and will include new picnic tables and barbecues, upgrades in restrooms and parking lot lights, re-roofing of the recreation building, improved drinking fountains and other improvements.
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May 13, 2002
A summer trip to Prague in the Czech Republic is being offered through the Glendale Community College Study Abroad program. It is the fourth time the college has offered Prague as a study abroad option. Students will study art history, music appreciation and learn about the formerly communist country that since 1989 has steadily regained its reputation as one of Europe's most beautiful cities. Students will also spend three days in Vienna, Austria, and one day in Helsinki, Finland.
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May 9, 2005
Darleene Barrientos Felicisima Davis and her family traveled from all over the country to see her nephew, Oliver Akuin, graduate from Woodbury University Saturday with a degree in animation. But when they arrived at the Burbank campus from cities as far away as New York, Chicago and Miami, they discovered a wonderful surprise. "He's graduating cum laude," Davis said excitedly. "We are surprised. We didn't know -- he didn't tell us and his parents [didn't tell us]
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By Lauren Hilgers | May 8, 2006
BURBANK ? The air was filled with the sounds of cheering fans and bullhorns, and a smattering of unruly beach balls on Saturday as graduating seniors at Woodbury University prepared to walk the stage. The class of 2006 included students graduating with master's degrees in business and art, and bachelor's degrees in architecture, fine arts and international relations. "The school is going to be so empty for me," said Lisa Gray a fashion marketing student who was watching her friends walk across the stage.
NEWS
October 16, 2002
Recent changes in the economy have many workers thinking about how to make themselves more valuable in the job market. But how can adults already juggling career and family demands make time for class? Flexibility is the key, according to Woodbury University's Mary A. Collins, Ph.D. The good news is that universities such as Woodbury recognize this trend and offer innovative programs that make degrees more accessible. Dr. Collins advises working adults to: Realistically assess your goals and your situation.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Joyce Rudolph | April 24, 2010
Senior couture students have let their imaginations soar from edgy party dresses to elegant wedding gowns for Woodbury University’s 46th annual fashion show benefit, which takes place May 2 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. “Asiatikos” is the theme for the 2010 show to be presented by the Woodbury Department of Fashion Design. The event allows students of Woodbury’s fashion department to showcase their designs. The styles shown made the cut after being judged by fashion professionals during a show on April 20 at the university.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Veronica Rocha | March 30, 2009
BURBANK ? Celebrities packed the Woodbury University auditorium Sunday night to celebrate the end of the weeklong, inaugural Burbank International Film Festival and to award film makers, legendary actors and musicians. Glendale resident and Academy Award-nominated film composer John Debney got the ceremony?s first award of the night for Achievement in Music after he performed live on stage with his ensemble. ?I hope to be making music for the next 20, 30, 40 years, if I am lucky,?
ENTERTAINMENT
By Joyce Rudolph, joyce.rudolph@latimes.com | April 29, 2011
Woodbury University now has examples of off-the-rack designer fashions of the late 20th century that integrate branding and menswear following a contribution from a high-profile entrepreneur. Lynda Resnick, billionaire co-founder of POM, has donated 40 items from her personal wardrobe to the university Fashion Design Department featuring labels like Geoffrey Beene, Chanel, Azzedine, Thierry Mugler and Yves Saint Laurent. Twenty pieces were recently unveiled in an exhibition titled “Ready-to-Wear, 1985-1995: Selections from a Donation of Lynda Resnick” in the Tamkin Fashion Center on campus.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Joyce Rudolph | February 27, 2010
The seeds were planted for a growing partnership between two schools Wednesday. Students in the Woodbury University School of Architecture, under the direction of professor Jeanine Centuori, have been creating ideas for upgrading Tierra del Sol, an educational facility for adults with disabilities in Sunland. Models of the main building were unveiled, as well as proposed structures for throughout the campus, including pavilions for sports, a garden, art gallery and a folly ramp that curls around a tree.
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By Joyce Rudolph, joyce.rudolph@latimes.com | April 29, 2011
Woodbury University now has examples of off-the-rack designer fashions of the late 20th century that integrate branding and menswear following a contribution from a high-profile entrepreneur. Lynda Resnick, billionaire co-founder of POM, has donated 40 items from her personal wardrobe to the university Fashion Design Department featuring labels like Geoffrey Beene, Chanel, Azzedine, Thierry Mugler and Yves Saint Laurent. Twenty pieces were recently unveiled in an exhibition titled “Ready-to-Wear, 1985-1995: Selections from a Donation of Lynda Resnick” in the Tamkin Fashion Center on campus.
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ENTERTAINMENT
By Joyce Rudolph | April 24, 2010
Senior couture students have let their imaginations soar from edgy party dresses to elegant wedding gowns for Woodbury University’s 46th annual fashion show benefit, which takes place May 2 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. “Asiatikos” is the theme for the 2010 show to be presented by the Woodbury Department of Fashion Design. The event allows students of Woodbury’s fashion department to showcase their designs. The styles shown made the cut after being judged by fashion professionals during a show on April 20 at the university.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Joyce Rudolph | February 27, 2010
The seeds were planted for a growing partnership between two schools Wednesday. Students in the Woodbury University School of Architecture, under the direction of professor Jeanine Centuori, have been creating ideas for upgrading Tierra del Sol, an educational facility for adults with disabilities in Sunland. Models of the main building were unveiled, as well as proposed structures for throughout the campus, including pavilions for sports, a garden, art gallery and a folly ramp that curls around a tree.
LOCAL
By Michael J. Arvizu | August 29, 2009
Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Cañada closed its Oak Grove site at 6 p.m. Friday as the “Station Fire continues to grow in size,” according to a statement on the JPL website. The fire, as of this afternoon, has burned about 5,500 acres, according to the latest reports from the National Forest Service. Non-essential personnel are prohibited from the campus, the statement reads. The JPL Oak Grove site is the JPL main campus and is involved with the development and construction of spacecraft, including the Mars rovers.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Veronica Rocha | March 30, 2009
BURBANK ? Celebrities packed the Woodbury University auditorium Sunday night to celebrate the end of the weeklong, inaugural Burbank International Film Festival and to award film makers, legendary actors and musicians. Glendale resident and Academy Award-nominated film composer John Debney got the ceremony?s first award of the night for Achievement in Music after he performed live on stage with his ensemble. ?I hope to be making music for the next 20, 30, 40 years, if I am lucky,?
NEWS
By Charles Cooper | March 2, 2007
The Board of Supervisors has approved the spending of $154,000 in funds for improvements at Crescenta Valley Park, one of two county recreation facilities in the community. The money is part of $920,000 in excess funds from a 1996 state bond act. The money has been allocated to projects in the 5th Supervisorial District. The work at the park is slated to be completed by summer, and will include new picnic tables and barbecues, upgrades in restrooms and parking lot lights, re-roofing of the recreation building, improved drinking fountains and other improvements.
NEWS
By Lauren Hilgers | May 8, 2006
BURBANK ? The air was filled with the sounds of cheering fans and bullhorns, and a smattering of unruly beach balls on Saturday as graduating seniors at Woodbury University prepared to walk the stage. The class of 2006 included students graduating with master's degrees in business and art, and bachelor's degrees in architecture, fine arts and international relations. "The school is going to be so empty for me," said Lisa Gray a fashion marketing student who was watching her friends walk across the stage.
NEWS
May 9, 2005
Darleene Barrientos Felicisima Davis and her family traveled from all over the country to see her nephew, Oliver Akuin, graduate from Woodbury University Saturday with a degree in animation. But when they arrived at the Burbank campus from cities as far away as New York, Chicago and Miami, they discovered a wonderful surprise. "He's graduating cum laude," Davis said excitedly. "We are surprised. We didn't know -- he didn't tell us and his parents [didn't tell us]
NEWS
October 16, 2002
Recent changes in the economy have many workers thinking about how to make themselves more valuable in the job market. But how can adults already juggling career and family demands make time for class? Flexibility is the key, according to Woodbury University's Mary A. Collins, Ph.D. The good news is that universities such as Woodbury recognize this trend and offer innovative programs that make degrees more accessible. Dr. Collins advises working adults to: Realistically assess your goals and your situation.
NEWS
May 13, 2002
A summer trip to Prague in the Czech Republic is being offered through the Glendale Community College Study Abroad program. It is the fourth time the college has offered Prague as a study abroad option. Students will study art history, music appreciation and learn about the formerly communist country that since 1989 has steadily regained its reputation as one of Europe's most beautiful cities. Students will also spend three days in Vienna, Austria, and one day in Helsinki, Finland.
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