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Station Fire Strikes Close to Campus

Isiah Reyes

September 16, 2009

Los Angeles County's largest fire in history smoldered houses, blazed trees and burned through the state's firefighting budget as thousands of residents, including GCC students, were affected by the raging inferno. According...

Fall Semester Starts as Station Fire Rages

AnnaLinda Andersson & Aris Allahverdian

September 16, 2009

As the Station Fire in La Canada and Tujunga raged on into September and the first days of classes, the Glendale College Web site advised students to stay at home if they were sensitive to smoke. Meanwhile, the college opened...

Evacuations Affect Campus Community

Daniel Choi

September 16, 2009

Jean Perry, chair of the Language Arts division at Glendale College and hundreds of other La Canada Flintridge residents evacuated their homes on Aug. 27 in flight from the Station Fire. She received a call around midnight. She...

Professor Loses House to Station Fire

Vera Iwanoff

September 16, 2009

Ken Gray, who taught theater arts at the college for 30 years, lost his home to the Station Fire on Sept. 1. Gray had left for a vacation in Germany a couple weeks prior to the start of the fire. Gray's friend and former student,...

Evacuated Pets Housed by Pasadena Humane Society

Cindy Garcia

September 16, 2009

More than 350 animals were evacuated from the fire in the La Canada Flintridge area to an evacuation center by the Pasadena Humane Society on Aug. 27. The evacuation center accommodated a broad variety of domestic and wild animals...

Music Teachers Watched Fire From Home

Agnes Constante

September 16, 2009

It was the first time that GCC music professors Byron and Clare Delto had been so close to a fire. But from their home in Sunland the Deltos had front-row seats to the blazing flames of the Station Fire on Aug. 29. A voluntary...

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