Campus Left Powerless

MICHAEL J. ARVIZU
El Vaquero Staff Writer

May 10, 2001

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Glendale Community College and some of its neighbors suffered a blackout shortly after 11 a.m. Wednesday due to an explosion in a vault at the Glendale Water and Power plant. Main power was lost, causing disruption of lights,...

Botany Professor Joe Keefe Mourned After Untimely Death

Michael J. Arvizu and Sommere Hawkins
El Vaquero Sta

May 10, 2001

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Glendale Community College is suffering the loss of long-time botany professor Joseph Keefe, who died April 26 at the age of 59 of pancreatic and liver cancer. Keefe was born on January 19, 1942, in Santa Paula, and after gr...

New Award to Honor Most Outstanding Campus Club

CHRISTINE AGHAKHANI
El Vaquero Staff Writer

May 10, 2001

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For the first time, of the 29 campus clubs at GCC, four have earned a Most Outstanding Club Award (MOCA) nomination for the positive impact they have had on students and campus life. The Associated Student-nominated clubs ar...

Proposed Bond Measure Aims to Finance Campus Construction, Parking Expansion

ERIC ADAMS
El Vaquero Staff Writer

May 10, 2001

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Attempting to capitalize on increased voter approval of capital improvement bonds, GCC is investigating the possibility of a large bond measure for the near future. Written in 1990 and published in 1992, Glendale Community Co...

Campus Improvements Considered

WENDI L. VAUGHN
El Vaquero Staff Writer

May 10, 2001

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The Campus Development Committee has finally heard the students' requests for more parking, more food services, and a better football field. The committee is planning on constructing seven new building projects, although at...

GCC Workshop Focuses on Children with Autism

MICHAEL KONIGSBERG
El Vaquero Staff Writer

May 10, 2001

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Glendale College's Child Development Center's hosted teachers from the community May 5 at the Children with Special Needs Consortium. Inconspicuously poised atop "Cardiac Hill," the center is a laboratory school that trains GC...

City Flag Lowered in Face of Controversy

JAMIE LITTLEFIELD
El Vaquero Staff Writer

May 10, 2001

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After months of letters, controversy, and political proclamations, the American flag was lowered to half-staff over Glendale City Hall last month in commemoration of the Armenian Genocide. The flag controversy is nothing ne...

Mayoral Candidates Head Toward Runoff

Mark Zabala
El Vaquero Staff Writer

April 26, 2001

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On June 5, voters will determine whether former State Assembly Speaker Antonio Villaraigosa or City Attorney James Hahn will become the next mayor of the second largest city in the nation - Los Angeles. Hahn and Villaraigosa, bo...

Approval of L.A. Bond May Result in Similar Bonds for Glendale

Eric Adams
El Vaquero Staff Writer

April 26, 2001

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In the April 10 primary election for the City of Los Angeles, more than two-thirds of the voters passed Proposition A, a bond issue granting $1.245 billion for capital investment projects for the nine campuses of Los Angeles Community...

Education, Budget Addressed on Campus by State Sen. Jack Scott

Jennifer Bernardo
El Vaquero Staff Writer

April 26, 2001

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Education may be set back as a result of the slowdown in the economy and the state's energy crisis, according to state Sen. Jack Scott, D-Glendale, who spoke at Kreider Hall on April 20. Scott has a special interest in ed...

Veteran Broadcast Journalist Shares Career Experiences

Michael J. Arvizu
El Vaquero Staff Writer

April 26, 2001

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He was there when bombs were falling in Kuwait during the Gulf War in 1991. He was there when Los Angeles was in the heat of riots sparked by the Rodney King beating trial in 1992. He was there when the ground snapped underneath...

Electricity Woes May Transfer to Local Communities

Sommere Hawkins
El Vaquero Staff Writer

April 26, 2001

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Although Glendale, Pasadena, and Burbank operate under their own utility departments, they may still be affected by rolling blackouts as the summer months approach and energy demands rise. Since the beginning of the year, So...

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