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By Michael Arvizu | October 10, 2009
Glendale Community College on Thursday hosted a lecture on the anthropology of ?Star Wars? and ?Star Trek.? Can you see my grin? Daryl Frazetti, an anthropology and biology professor at Western Nevada College in Carson City, Nev., gave the talk. According to campus e-mails, the talk focused on the politics, religion, identity, technology, the cultural role of the individual and the anthropological concept of ?race? that is inherent in both franchises. Of course, I can speak about ?
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September 1, 2001
Karen S. Kim HILLSIDE DISTRICT -- Stough Canyon Nature Center and Wildwood Canyon Park are offering a number of outdoor events this month. For more information or reservations, please call 238-5440. Wildwood Canyon hikes begin at the kiosk entrance to Wildwood Park, off Harvard Road above Sunset Canyon Drive. Stough Canyon hikes begin at the nature center, at the end of Walnut Road above Sunset Canyon Drive. box date time event location Today 10 a.m. Fascinating facts about bees Stough Canyon Nature Center.
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March 29, 2003
Free storytelling workshop Monday MEDIA DISTRICT WEST -- The second meeting of a free storytelling workshop hosted by professional storyteller Marjorie Montano will available to participants who want to rediscover the fun and joy of the verbal art of sharing stories. The workshop, from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Providence Health Center, 3413 W. Pacific Ave., will focus on telling original stories, honing the necessary skills to research and develop stories and learning structure, timing and using voice and structure.
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By Kelly Corrigan, kelly.corrigan@latimes.com | February 12, 2014
Human remains were found off a road near the Stough Canyon Nature Center in Burbank Monday, authorities said. Shortly before 1:30 p.m., a city worker discovered what appeared to be human bones and called the police, said Burbank Police Sgt. Darin Ryburn. The Burbank Police Department is working with the Los Angeles County Coroner's anthropology unit, and cadaver dogs searched the area Tuesday morning. “It's considered a crime scene,” Ryburn said Tuesday. It is still unknown whether the remains belong to a male or female or how long the bones had been there.
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August 11, 2001
GALLARDO -- SWITZER Leah Helen Gallardo, the daughter of the Rev. Dr. Sylvester Gallardo and the late Ana Maria Gallardo of North Hollywood, was married to Gregory Switzer, the son of Theodore and Patricia Switzer of Burbank. The marriage ceremony took place at Magnolia Park United Methodist Church in Burbank. The Rev. John Valles and the bride's father officiated. The theme of the wedding was "Thy Word is a Lamp Unto My Feet" and exemplified the couple's longtime involvement in Bible study groups and mission projects to the homeless.
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By By Joyce Rudolph | November 16, 2005
John GoddardYou name it, adventurer John Goddard's done it -- from befriending Borneo headhunters to traveling up the Nile.John Goddard has led an extraordinary life, from befriending headhunters in Borneo to living among pygmies in Africa. He was the first to lead an expedition down the 4,200-mile-long Nile. Many of his documentaries have appeared on the Discovery Channel. Over the past four decades he has shared his zest for adventure with students during assemblies at schools in Glendale and Burbank.
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By ISABEL ADAMS | June 20, 2009
The Burbank Magnolia Park Optimist Club Scholarship Committee presented 10 deserving students with $1,000 scholarships at a dinner meeting May 21. It was very rewarding to hear each student talk about themselves and their dreams for the future. The committee selecting the recipients were co- chairmen Roland and Vonda Neundorf , and members Sandy Brooks, Peggy McDonald, Evie Magnante, Sue Kyle and Doreen Wydra. Brooks made the presentations to two scholars from Bellarmine-Jefferson High School.
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March 13, 2010
VISUAL ARTS CONTEST BEGINS Leadership Burbank Class of 2010 and the Burbank Arts Education foundation are looking for entries in a visual-arts contest in preparation for the city’s upcoming centennial celebration. Entrants are encouraged to display their civic pride by reminiscing about the past, capturing the present, or envisioning the future of Burbank through visual art and photography. The Leadership Burbank Art Contest accepts one entry per person in the form of either visual arts or photography.
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By Mary Burkin | January 28, 2009
As a play, A. R. Gurney’s “The Dining Room,” now at Burbank’s Victory Theatre Center, is confusing, isolated, funny and touching, all at the same time. While the Interact Theatre Company and director Kay Cole can’t necessarily change what Gurney wrote into something less confusing or isolated, they’ve done a great job of making the play funnier and definitely more touching. Confusing? “The Dining Room” is actually a series of 18 one-act plays, centered in a family dining room.
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March 14, 2009
Post office needed in tough economy I am writing in hopes of bringing more attention to the cause of the Magnolia Park Post Office (“Post office is being shipped,” Feb. 14). As the pained economy takes its toll on us and our local businesses, we as a community must do all we can to nurture the few things that do work. Here we have a business that is exactly what it should be: an efficient, courteous team of employees, well-stocked supplies and a convenient location.
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By Michael Arvizu | October 10, 2009
Glendale Community College on Thursday hosted a lecture on the anthropology of ?Star Wars? and ?Star Trek.? Can you see my grin? Daryl Frazetti, an anthropology and biology professor at Western Nevada College in Carson City, Nev., gave the talk. According to campus e-mails, the talk focused on the politics, religion, identity, technology, the cultural role of the individual and the anthropological concept of ?race? that is inherent in both franchises. Of course, I can speak about ?
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