February 4, 2009
GLENDALE — This year’s Glendale Community College baseball team will feature some intriguing freshman talent, as well as some sophomore holdovers returning for their second year at Stengel Field. But for Coach Chris Cicuto, much of the heart and soul and, ultimately, the success of the Vaqueros will rest on their core of third-year players. Infielders Danny Casey from Bellarmine-Jefferson High, Burroughs’ Miguel Alvarez, outfielders Brian Ward and Chris Arredondo and pitcher Tony Banuelos, Jr. — another former Indian — all of whom have redshirted a year during their stint at Glendale college, are back for their final year of eligibility and all will be asked, to varying degrees, to take a leading role in the clubhouse and on the field.
April 5, 2010
Local education officials this week said President Obama’s expansion of federal aid for college-bound students could make the process less intimidating for those seeking financial help. Provisions included in the so-called health-care reconciliation bill expand the range of Pell Grants and federal financial aid for lower-income students, a move that Glendale Community College officials and high school guidance counselors said would simplify what has been an arduous financial aid system for students.
April 15, 2000
GCC Professor emeritus shows art work GLENDALE -- Glendale Community College professor emeritus Martin Mondrus has always been a working artist, and his retirement from full-time teaching has not meant a retirement from his craft. His latest exhibit, "Paintings by Martin Mondrus," is running through April 30 in Forbes Hall at the Unitarian Universalist Community Church of Santa Monica. Call (310) 829-5436 for gallery hours and address. Mondrus teaches life drawing at GCC on Monday nights.
May 10, 2003
Legacy gala benefits projects helping women The YWCA programs for women will benefit from the sixth annual Legacy Luncheon on Wednesday at the La Canada Country Club. The fund-raising event will honor "Women of Heart and Excellence." Honorees are Georgia M. Abelmann, former News-Press Woman of Achievement; Lina M. Harper, Glendale Unified School District Board member; Gladys I. Kabateck, Glendale Community College counselor and community volunteer; and Sonia B. Peltekian, president of the Armenian Relief Society.
September 23, 2000
Buck Wargo GLENDALE -- Charter Communications has joined with Music Television for a voter registration drive at the Glendale Community College. The voter drive starts today and runs through Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the San Gabriel Plaza at the college, 1500 N. Verdugo Road. Charter and MTV will also have a voter drive at the Burbank Media Center, 201 E. Magnolia Blvd., on Saturday and Sunday. The sign up will be on the first floor in front of Macy's between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. As a sweepstakes incentive to encourage voter registration, Charter is presenting a $500 Media Center gift certificate, 100 MTV caps and 100 MTV T-shirts.
August 11, 2001
Michael E. Stern, Photoshop instructor and professional photographer, has not always been willing to do most of his work at a computer. He used to hang out of helicopters for aerial shots and carry heavy equipment around location shoots. But health problems that affected his bones and nerves and limited his mobility led the Burbank resident to the desktop to learn digital technology. Stern, an instructor at Glendale Community College, is now featured in the July 2001 issue of Professional Photographer magazine.
April 16, 2001
Karen S. Kim NORTHEAST GLENDALE -- Glendale Community College's first Battle of the Bands gave its audience a chance to enjoy a large variety of musical styles and genres on Saturday. The fund-raiser also gave the college's Scholars Program, which sets students on a specified path for transferring to state schools or universities, an extra $2,000 for scholarships, school officials said. Sixteen bands, from hip-hop to punk to Beach Boys tribute bands, performed from 11 a.m. to midnight in the college's J.W. Smith Conference Center.
December 23, 2006
Softball players learn from Olympians A group of local youth softball players got the opportunity to learn fundamentals of the sport from some accomplished athletes. The Burbank Madness, coached by Carmen Roberts, traveled to Lancaster last weekend to take part in a clinic. At the event were U.S. gold medal Olympic members Crystal Bustos, Lovieanne Jung, Jenny Topping, Amanda Freed and Tara Mimms-Flowers. Although temperatures dipped into the 20s, the girls endured and learned many things, from the proper batting stance and how to hit and catch, as well as taking part in throwing and baserunning drills.