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February 24, 2007
BUENA VISTA LIBRARY The Buena Vista Library is looking for volunteers to help sign up and schedule patrons interested in using the Internet at the library's computer stations. Two to four hour shifts are available on weekdays, weekends and evenings. No computer skills necessary. For more information, call Dee Call at (818) 238-5370. BURBANK ANIMAL SHELTER The Burbank Animal Shelter is looking for volunteers to care for kittens in their homes until they are ready for adoption.
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By Christopher Cadelago | October 26, 2009
WEST BURBANK — Catherine Nicholls’ family has tried many ways to goad the 89-year-old into trying her hand at the personal computer. But each time she’s avoided lessons, despite pleas that it would serve as means to connect with 13 grandsons via e-mail and social networks. “To be honest, it seems a little scary,” said Nicholls while waiting for lunch at the Joslyn Adult Center, which serves those 55 and older. “They say, ‘Why don’t you join Facebook?
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By Christopher Cadelago | October 28, 2009
WEST BURBANK — Catherine Nicholls’ family has tried many methods to goad the 89-year-old into trying her hand at the personal computer. But each time she’s avoided lessons, despite pleas that it would serve as a means to connect with 13 grandsons via e-mail and social networks. “To be honest, it seems a little scary,” Nicholls said while waiting for lunch at the Joslyn Adult Center, which serves those 55 and older. “They say, ‘Why don’t you join Facebook?
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December 19, 2001
Gary Moskowitz HILLSIDE DISTRICT -- For a shiny, new computer to contribute to a child's education, the child and teacher must first know how to use it. In order to keep up with her child's education, Marcela Blakey began teaching herself about computers when she noticed that teachers who were uncomfortable around new school computers were avoiding the machines. "It's a waste of important money unless you have someone who can trouble shoot and work with them," said Blakey, who was hired by the school district this month as a part-time technology specialist at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School for a stipend of $13,392.
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December 25, 2004
Jacqui Brown Strike A Pose and Vandalay are two corporations you might not run into in the real world of business, but for students at John Burroughs High School, it's a course in virtual reality. Strike A Pose has 20 employees and offers the media industry photography services and a place to rent costumes, domestically and abroad. Vandalay, also with 20 employees, has function and event coordination as its moneymaker. This virtual enterprise, e-marketing regional occupation program allows students to buy and sell goods, services and ideas in an electronic virtual commerce environment.
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By Christopher Cadelago | October 28, 2009
WEST BURBANK — Catherine Nicholls’ family has tried many methods to goad the 89-year-old into trying her hand at the personal computer. But each time she’s avoided lessons, despite pleas that it would serve as a means to connect with 13 grandsons via e-mail and social networks. “To be honest, it seems a little scary,” Nicholls said while waiting for lunch at the Joslyn Adult Center, which serves those 55 and older. “They say, ‘Why don’t you join Facebook?
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By Christopher Cadelago | October 27, 2009
WEST BURBANK — Catherine Nicholls’ family has tried many ways to goad the 89-year-old into trying her hand at the personal computer. But each time she’s avoided lessons, despite pleas that it would serve as means to connect with 13 grandsons via e-mail and social networks. “To be honest, it seems a little scary,” said Nicholls while waiting for lunch at the Joslyn Adult Center, which serves those 55 and older. “They say, ‘Why don’t you join Facebook?
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June 4, 2008
BUENA VISTA LIBRARY The Buena Vista Library is looking for volunteers to help sign up and schedule patrons interested in using the Internet at the library?s computer stations. Two- to four-hour shifts are available on weekdays, weekends and evenings. No computer skills necessary. For more information, call Dee Call at (818) 238-5370. ? BURBANK ANIMAL SHELTER The Burbank Animal Shelter is looking for volunteers to care for kittens in their homes until they are ready for adoption.
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December 25, 2004
Jacqui Brown Strike A Pose and Vandalay are two corporations you might not run into in the real world of business, but for students at John Burroughs High School, it's a course in virtual reality. Strike A Pose has 20 employees and offers the media industry photography services and a place to rent costumes, domestically and abroad. Vandalay, also with 20 employees, has function and event coordination as its moneymaker. This virtual enterprise, e-marketing regional occupation program allows students to buy and sell goods, services and ideas in an electronic virtual commerce environment.
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December 19, 2001
Gary Moskowitz HILLSIDE DISTRICT -- For a shiny, new computer to contribute to a child's education, the child and teacher must first know how to use it. In order to keep up with her child's education, Marcela Blakey began teaching herself about computers when she noticed that teachers who were uncomfortable around new school computers were avoiding the machines. "It's a waste of important money unless you have someone who can trouble shoot and work with them," said Blakey, who was hired by the school district this month as a part-time technology specialist at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School for a stipend of $13,392.
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