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Gofundme Still Active for Sanderl

A gofundme page for the family of Mark Sanderl is still active. Sanderl, a teacher at Rosemont Middle School, died unexpectedly on April 22. He is survived by his wife and two small children.

To make a donation, visit

Work Planned by SCE

Southern California Edison will be performing maintenance on the electrical system in the area. In order to perform this work safely, SCE must temporarily turn off power. This outage will allow the modernization of the grid by making needed upgrades and repairs to increase reliability. Power outages may cause some inconvenience and therefore attempts are made for outages to be isolated down to the smallest area possible and the work completed safely and quickly.

The work will start on May 9 at 9:30 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m. Thirty residential customers will be affected and no commercial customers or Traffic Control meters will be affected.

The outage boundary is Flintridge Circle and Robin Hill Road in La Cañada Flintridge.

Questions can be directed to (800) 611-1911.

Devised Theatre Piece Continues In Studio Theatre

“We Are Stardust,” an original Devised Theatre piece helmed by Glendale Community College Theatre Arts Dept. Co-Chair Melissa Randel continues in the Auditorium Studio Theatre through May 7.

Devised Theatre is an original theatre constructed by multiple partners, often with diverse skill sets, during an extended period of collaboration. The music department is adding to the process by offering a class in world music and jazz improvisation. There will be live, improvisational music performed at each show.

Performances of “We Are Stardust” will be held at 8 p.m. on May 5, 6 and 7. There will be a matinee performance at 2 p.m. on May 7. Tickets are $15 general admission and $12 for students and seniors. They can be purchased online at or at the college box office in the Auditorium. The college is located at 1500 N. Verdugo Road.

Hindenburg Sign to be Taken Down

After many complaints and a petition on the subject, as well as a community forum held on the subject, the sign at Hindenburg Park, part of Crescenta Valley Park, will be taken down as a result of the decision by the L.A. County Commission on Human Relations. The Commission voted on Monday with nine members voting against the sign and one abstaining. It was suggested to create a new sign which details the history, both good and bad, of the park by bringing together members of the community and other stakeholders. Check CVWeekly next week for the full story.

GCC Trustee Elected to VP of State Trustee Organization

Ann Ransford, member of the Glendale Community College District governing board, has been elected first vice president of the California Community College Trustees (CCCT). The election occurred at the association’s statewide meeting attended by over 160 California community college trustees.

The CCCT has a 21-member board elected by the 72 local community college district governing boards. The organization promotes community college student access and success through leadership development, educational policy development, research initiatives, and advocacy.

Ransford has been on the Glendale Community College District board since 2009. Active in the community, she has been a member of the boards of the YMCA, YWCA, Glendale Chamber of Commerce, Glendale Rotary, Temple Sinai, and Campbell Center. She also served a six-year term, including chair, on the city of Glendale Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission.

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