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Car fire spreads to brush; no...

Car fire spreads to brush; no injuries

NORTHEAST GLENDALE -- A car fire on the north Glendale (2) Freeway

on Tuesday morning spread to nearby brush but was extinguished in



The driver was not in the car when it caught fire at about 8:25

a.m. Tuesday near the junction of the Glendale (2) and the Pasadena

(210) freeways.

No injuries were reported.


Gretchen Hoffman

Housing authority nominated for award

GLENDALE CITY HALL -- The Glendale Housing Authority has been

nominated for a national award honoring superior housing and

community development programs that assist low- and moderate-income


The National Assn. of Housing and Redevelopment Officials

nominated the authority’s Section 8 open enrollment program for a


2002 Award of Excellence. The enrollment program was recognized for

attracting ethnic groups by using the Internet, the city’s

government access channel and a computer point system to determine

housing preference.

The award will be handed out July 11, during the association’s

annual summer conference in New York.

Tim Willert

Scholarship honors late GCC faculty member


NORTHEAST GLENDALE -- A plaque honoring the late Virginia Nelson

will be unveiled at the Glendale Community College Adult Community

Training Center today at 10 a.m.

The first winner of the Virginia Nelson scholarship will also be


Virginia Nelson was the chairwoman of GCC’s non-credit business

division from 1962 to 1992. She created and developed many of the

noncredit instructional pro- grams, like computer applications


Nelson died in June, 2001. She was the first faculty member in

the noncredit program to have full-time tenure track status. She

became noncredit business division chairwoman in 1979 and held that

position until she retired in 1992.

Gary Moskowitz