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NEWS
July 29, 2000
Claudia Peschiutta BURBANK -- It all started with a trip to the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. Looking up at the words of President Abraham Lincoln's second inaugural address etched into one of the cream-colored walls of the monument, Craig Missakian realized he would one day run for office. "I wanted to, in a very small way, make the same kind of contribution," he said. After losing his bid for the Republican nomination in the 43rd Assembly District race in 1996, Missakian is back as the party's candidate for that same seat.
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NEWS
September 29, 2001
Joyce Rudolph, People BURBANK -- A salute to women for all they do in the home, the work place and as volunteers was the theme when the YWCA presented its fourth annual Legacy Luncheon Wednesday at Lakeside Golf Club in Burbank. Four women and one youth were recognized as being "Women of Heart and Excellence," during the luncheon that grossed $37,000 for Glendale YWCA programs. Honored were Julie Burroughs Shermer and Lois Frederick of Glendale; Lorelei Kelley and Sue Boegh of Burbank; and youth honoree Jessie Ortiz of Glendale.
NEWS
March 8, 2003
Joyce Rudolph At 76, Arne K. Wickstrom will be changing a few lifestyle habits, now that he's engaged to Doris J. Frost, 71. The lifetime bachelor said he has to stop looking at other women and learn to pick up his clothes. "Doris said, 'You can look, but don't touch other girls, or you're out,' " said the retired Volvo mechanic, who lives in La Crescenta. His fiancee also keeps an immaculate house. "So I'll have to pick up my clothes and fold them.
NEWS
By Bruce Campbell | November 12, 2008
The new Aerial Speed Enforcement Program was the topic when Glendale Chief of Police Randy Adams was the featured speaker at the Glendale Sunrise Rotary Club. The development of the program began over a year ago, following numerous resident complaints about the increasing number of traffic collisions because of speeding and racing cars. Adams indicated that one driver was cited on West Glenoaks Boulevard for traveling 103 mph. Given the number of areas of concern within the city of Glendale and the limited amount of resources, the Glendale Police Department Air Support Unit was identified as a way to address the issue.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Joyce Rudolph | January 10, 2009
Artist Arpine Shakhbandaryan pays homage to her homeland of Armenia in a new exhibition opening today at the Brand Library Art Galleries in Glendale. One of the Glendale resident’s 11 pieces in the show is a map-based image of Eurasia, and she’s painted the pattern of the progression of the Armenian Genocide in 24-karat gold leaf. “I used gold leaf as the color choice because it is a color, after all, but a tangible material as well,” she said. “This exhibition is about the natural world.
NEWS
By Zain Shauk | January 21, 2009
Burbank and Glendale students and city workers were among the hundreds of thousands in Washington for Tuesday’s historic presidential inauguration. A group of 14 Glendale High School students made the trip with two of their history teachers, as did Burbank youth Tara Bachman and Glendale Fire Chief Harold Scoggins, who said the opportunity of seeing Barack Obama sworn in as the nation’s first black president was too momentous to miss. “When you think of the significance of this, the first African American president, that can only happen once,” Scoggins said from the Capitol Monday.
NEWS
November 20, 1999
Palace Joyce Rudolph An international dinner show, touting all the glitter and pageantry of a Las Vegas revue, opens this weekend at Beyond the Stars Palace in Glendale. The Russian Masquerade Show, titled "Russian Extreme," features a cast of dancers and musicians from Moscow, says Vice Director Alex Bogat. They'll be exciting acts from graceful Russian ballerinas to daring circus performers. More than 200 unique costumes are worn by entertainers in the show that is reminiscent of a Russian carnival.
NEWS
By Zain Shauk | January 19, 2009
Burbank and Glendale students and city workers were among the hundreds of thousands in Washington for today’s historic presidential inauguration. A group of 14 Glendale High School students made the trip with two of their history teachers, as did Burbank youth Tara Bachman and Fire Chief Harold Scoggins, who said the opportunity of seeing Barack Obama sworn in as the nation’s first black president was too momentous to miss. “When you think of the significance of this, the first African-American president, that can only happen once,” Scoggins said from the capitol Monday.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 18, 2007
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. TODAY "My Iraq ? The Destruction and Aftermath of Mesopotamia" art exhibit and "My Last Thoughts About Iraq," book of poetry, by Paul Batou 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday at the Harvest Gallery, 938 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale. For more information, call (818) 546-1000. Glendale Community Arts Mixer from 5 to 7 p.m. at Cope Studios, 926 Western Ave., Suite A, Glendale.
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