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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
October 2, 2004
Iacobellis -- Nivon Loralei M. Iacobellis of Burbank and Daniel Nivon of Stevenson Ranch have announced their engagement and plan to marry in July. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Mario Iacobellis and Bernadette Cuthbert of Burbank. She attended Thomas Jefferson Elementary School and St. Robert Bellarmine School and graduated from Bellarmine- Jefferson High School. She received two bachelor's degrees, one in international business and the other in business management, from Woodbury University.
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April 13, 2004
ROBERT MICHAEL MACDONALD Robert Michael MacDonald, 74, died April 7, 2004, in Pasadena. He was born April 26, 1929, in Chicago, and was a longtime Glendale resident. He served in the Air Force in the Korean War and taught art and design at Woodbury University. He is survived by his wife, Carol; sons, Scott and Drew; daughter, Shawn; and three grandchildren. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. today at the United University Church, 817 W. 34th St., Los Angeles.
NEWS
August 28, 2004
Celebrated architect speaks at Woodbury Architect Jennifer Siegal will discuss her nationally recognized projects that convert containers into usable work and classroom space during a lecture Sept. 11 at Woodbury University in Burbank. Featuring the slide show "Motopia: Adaptive, Eco-logic Architecture, the event is a benefit for Woodbury University's Library Associates, a volunteer organization dedicated to improving library services. The group's major project this year is to enhance Woodbury's digital collections, which will support both on-campus and off-campus students.
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By: | September 17, 2005
Pancake breakfast and fundraiser The choirs from John Burroughs High School will have a car wash and pancake breakfast fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at the school on 1920 W. Clark Ave. There is no charge for the car wash, but donations to the choir program will be accepted. The Burbank Kiwanis will sponsor the breakfast. Tickets for the breakfast are $5. For information, contact Connie Trimble at (818) 269-7043. Career fair set for Woodbury The Burbank Unified School District will hold a college and career fair from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. today at Woodbury University, 7500 Glenoaks Blvd.
NEWS
July 21, 2011
  Linda Arlene Siqueiros Linda Arlene Siqueiros, 64, passed away on July 15, 2011 in Glendale, CA.  Linda was born on April 27, 1947 in San Francisco, CA. the elder child of Oscar Joseph Siqueiros and Dorothy Lorraine (Jaeger) Siqueiros.  Linda served in the U.S. Army during the Viet Nam War and was honorably discharged on July 11, 1969.  She earned a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in fashion design from Woodbury University. Linda was preceded in death by her parents and only brother, Daniel M. Siqueiros.
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.
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March 23, 2002
'Embrace the Energy' seminar planned Woodbury University and the American Business Women's Assn., Verdugo Glen Chapter, is offering a program for women to invest in their own personal education and increase their business and personal skills at the same time. Four speakers will share their expertise at the "Embrace the Energy" seminars from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. April 13 at the Woodbury University campus in Burbank. Lunch is included in the registration fee of $49. The speakers and their topics are Melanie Strick, Life Mastery coach, "Setting Your Goals and How to Achieve Them;" Phil Black, Productive Learning and Leisure Co., "Does Your Thinking Limit Your Success?
NEWS
February 6, 2014
Good morning, 818 readers! Today is Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014. Weather in the Glendale area is expected to hit a high of 63 degrees and a low of 44. We're rounding up the top headlines in the region: A tanker truck that overturned near the 2 Freeway in Eagle Rock early Wednesday left plenty to cry about after sending its load of milk down an embankment. The truck veered over the side of the transition road from the eastbound 134 Freeway to the southbound 2 Freeway at about 3:30 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 27, 2006
Verdugo Hills Art Association will feature well known West Los Angeles artist, architect and instructor Ernie Marjoram at the Verdugo Hills Art Association meeting on Friday, Nov. 3. Marjoram's demonstration in oil while using a clothed live model is open to the public for a $5 donation. The Verdugo Hills Art Association meeting begins at 7 p.m. and will be held at the Citibank Community Room at 2350 Honolulu Ave. in Montrose. Marjoram's early interest in drawing buildings led to a successful career in architecture and the design of fantasy environments for theme parks, animation, and computer games, as well as work in film and television.
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NEWS
February 6, 2014
Good morning, 818 readers! Today is Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014. Weather in the Glendale area is expected to hit a high of 63 degrees and a low of 44. We're rounding up the top headlines in the region: A tanker truck that overturned near the 2 Freeway in Eagle Rock early Wednesday left plenty to cry about after sending its load of milk down an embankment. The truck veered over the side of the transition road from the eastbound 134 Freeway to the southbound 2 Freeway at about 3:30 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.
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COMMUNITY
December 24, 2013
With heavy hearts and eternal hope, the family of Richard Cross announces his passing on December 19, 2013. Richard follows his beloved wife of 56 years, Susie. He is survived by his son John Cross and his wife, Donna, daughter Carolyn Suttle and her husband, Michael, and son Paul Cross. Richard's grandchildren are Ryan and Stephen Suttle, and Babe and Sofia Micalizio. Richard served as an officer in the US Navy. He was a Delt and graduate of the University of Colorado, Boulder, and a Boulder City Council member.
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By Kelly Corrigan, kelly.corrigan@latimes.com | October 31, 2013
Some Armenian Americans can be reluctant to seek psychological help, but an event slated for Saturday featuring a panel of experts and doctors will try to dispel some of the stigmas and myths sometimes associated with seeking assistance during a time of need. The event, to be held at the Elks Lodge, is spearheaded by members of the Armenian advisory board for Pacific Clinics, an organization that provides services and treatment to people suffering from substance abuse and mental illness.
COMMUNITY
June 14, 2013
Passed away June 9, 2013. He was born in Boyle Heights, Los Angeles, California on August 20, 1922. He was a WWII Navy Veteran, who served in the Pacific and Pearl Harbor from 1942 to 1946. He was very proud of being Italian. He had been a member of the Sons of Italy for over 50 years. Was Godfather to the Madonna Della Stella which is an Italian Lodge from the town of Bari in Italy. His family helped to found it here in Los Angeles at the St. Peters Church. He was also a member of the Glendale Moose Lodge for years.
NEWS
July 21, 2011
  Linda Arlene Siqueiros Linda Arlene Siqueiros, 64, passed away on July 15, 2011 in Glendale, CA.  Linda was born on April 27, 1947 in San Francisco, CA. the elder child of Oscar Joseph Siqueiros and Dorothy Lorraine (Jaeger) Siqueiros.  Linda served in the U.S. Army during the Viet Nam War and was honorably discharged on July 11, 1969.  She earned a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in fashion design from Woodbury University. Linda was preceded in death by her parents and only brother, Daniel M. Siqueiros.
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By Maria Hsin | June 24, 2011
Woodbury University may not have placed in the final round of the Walt Disney Co.’s annual design concept competition, but for one student, the journey will pay dividends. Mario Salazar scored a coveted paid internship in the Blue Sky department of Disney’s Imagineering operation. “Blue Sky is the conceptual department at Imagineering,” Salazar said. “All ideas come out of here.” Salazar and his Woodbury teammates — Manuel Grijalva, Kryzzalia Lopez and Aileen Ung — made it to the final round of Disney’s ImagiNations Design Competition with their concept, “Genie’s Magic Carpet Tours.” During their presentation to a crowded room of current Imagineers, students explained how the experience of their concept, “Genie’s Magic Carpet Tours,” would begin before guests even board.
NEWS
December 16, 2009
Vaccination clinics announced Citing growing stocks of the H1N1 vaccine, Los Angeles County public health officials Tuesday announced that they would make the inoculations available to those outside the highest risk groups. ?Certain retail pharmacies? should start receiving limited supplies of the swine flu vaccine at the end of the month to administer for a small fee. A number of appointments for no-cost H1N1 vaccines will be available at an L.A. County Public Health center for residents who don?
FEATURES
By Zain Shauk | April 5, 2009
BURBANK — Thousands packed the Woodbury University quad Sunday for an Armenian cultural festival that featured song, dance and Middle Eastern food. Teen dance groups wore traditional costumes while performing a set of routines that left older visitors peering over the shoulders of onlookers who crowded around a dance floor to watch with pride. Visitors browsed vendor booths from local businesses, ate kabobs, ice cream and cotton candy, and mostly spent time chatting with family, friends and strangers while listening to Armenian hits echo through the outdoor area.
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 | March 25, 2009
A group of film enthusiasts are sitting back and letting the reel unwind on the first Burbank International Film Festival running through Sunday at Woodbury University. “Everything is done and now we can enjoy it,” festival Executive Director Sharon Wissel said. The festival is the baby of Burbank resident Val Tonione, festival president and founder. He produced the San Fernando Valley International Film festival from 2003 to 2007 at the Beverly Garland Holiday Inn in North Hollywood, he said.
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