April 10, 2002
Morgan Freeman keeps it interesting Summer Field Grindle, 17, of La Crescenta is a senior at Los Angeles County High School for the Arts. An ex-marine (Jim Caviezel) is accused of murder, and his lawyer wife (Ashley Judd) defends him in military court. "High Crimes," is a movie about corruption, justice and the individual versus the system. The story is compelling, but cliche (very cliche). Charles Grimes (Morgan Freeman) is one of the more interesting characters in recent movie history.
January 21, 2002
Ryan Carter GLENDALE -- For the past 15 years, a diligent nucleus of weekend tennis warriors has braved the morning air on weekends at the tennis courts at Glendale Community College -- all for the love of playing a match. Somehow, for several years, they've been able to maintain a sizable core group of players to come out and play. Weekly round-robin tennis matches have led to lasting friendships within this group of 45- to 70-year-old men. It can be competitive.
December 9, 2006
BURBANK — The awards and accommodations have been many this year for Freddy Sanchez. However, two events to honor the former Burbank High and Pittsburgh Pirate baseball standout next month will hit a little closer to home. On Jan. 12, Sanchez will preside over two events in his hometown. The day will begin at 3 p.m. at Burbank High where his Bulldog jersey will be retired at an event on the baseball field. At the ceremony, he will be given a proclamation as part of "Freddy Sanchez Day."
February 24, 2001
Presidents Advisory Council breaks scholarships record The highest number of scholarships ever given by the Presidents Advisory Council of Glendale was presented Monday to 17 students in the Adult Re-Entry Program at Glendale Community College. The success of tripling the number of scholarships was credited to President Gene Mestel by fellow members during the group's 34th annual installation dinner at Karoun Restaurant in Glendale. Under Mestel's guidance, the council also added 18 new members to the roster.
May 7, 2003
Jeff Tully Shara Surabi might still think of himself as a singles player. However, the former Burbank High and Glendale Community College men's tennis player is getting a reputation as an accomplished doubles competitor. Friday, Surabi will get a chance to show his skills as one half of a Vaquero doubles team in the California Community College Championships in Stockton. Surabi and teammate Gavork Kirakosian earned a spot in the event by playing well Saturday in the Southern California Regionals at the Barnes Tennis Center in San Diego.
June 4, 2008
Send DATEBOOK items to Burbank Leader, 221 N. Brand Blvd., 2nd Floor, Glendale, CA 91203 or fax to (818) 241-1975. Submissions must be received two weeks before publication. ? Glendale Community College Annual Student Art Show continues in the Art Gallery in the Library Building of the campus, 1500 N. Verdugo Road, Glendale. Traditional and digital artwork created by advanced students and selected by faculty will be displayed. Drawings, paintings, prints, ceramics, sculpture, photography, graphic design, three-dimensional design, jewelry, video, animation and web design are all included in the exhibition.
June 14, 2006
Two women who have been driving forces at Glendale Community College were honored recently by friends and family at two separate parties. Yeimei Wang, professor of food and nutrition and coordinator of campus special events, and Glady Kabateck, assistant professor and coordinator/counselor of the Adult Re-entry Program, retired from the college this spring after many years of dedicated service. Wang was cheered during a late-afternoon party on May 31 in the Culinary Arts Department dining room.
October 25, 2006
GLENDALE ? Planning for the future doesn't have to be difficult for students with special needs. The annual Foothill Special Education Local Plan Area family transition forum today will provide students and their families with information about the services and resources available to them after high school. The Foothill Special Education Local Plan Area is a state-mandated and funded agency that provides special education services to students in the Glendale, Burbank and La Cañada Flintridge school districts.