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Denise Gale on Painting: Complete Chaos, Layer by Layer

As a child she was always drawing or painting, but her focus on art intensified when her parents separated and she moved with her father to Los Angeles. She took art classes at Los Angeles Valley Junior College, then earned a B.F.A. at California State University at Northridge. One of her teachers was Mr. Plagens. “I asked him where people were making art, and he took me on a studio tour of downtown Pasadena.” Before long, she found a vacant space and connected with the Los Angeles art scene that was flourishing in Pasadena at the time. -- The East Hampton Star - NY

Stephen Bollenbach Ran the Numbers for Hilton, Disney, Marriott and Trump

Stephen Frasier Bollenbach was born July 14, 1942, in the Los Angeles area. As a teenager, he served ice cream at Disneyland. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business at the University of California, Los Angeles, and a master’s in business administration at California State University, Northridge. -- The Wall Street Journal

Former Hilton, Disney, Trump executive Bollenbach dies

Bollenbach was a Los Angeles native who earned an undergraduate degree from the University of California-Los Angeles and an MBA from California State University-Northridge. He is survived by his wife, two sons and two grandchildren. -- L.A. Biz

Lodi Youth Choir to start back up with new director

Gazsi has been teaching music in the Lodi community for five years, and is the choir director for Lodi High School and Millswood Middle School. She is a graduate of Biola University where she received a bachelor of art in music with an emphasis in voice, and received her teaching credential from California State University Northridge. -- Lodi News-Sentinel

Salinas Teacher Honor Roll: Mr. Phili

Education: Associate of Science degree in Physics from Los Angeles Valley College; Bachelor of Science, Physics from California State University, Northridge; Master's degree in Science and Astronomy from Swinburne University of Technology. -- Salinas Californian

Stephen Bollenbach Ran the Numbers for Hilton, Disney, Marriott and Trump

Stephen Frasier Bollenbach was born July 14, 1942, in the Los Angeles area. As a teenager, he served ice cream at Disneyland. He earned a bachelor's degree in business at the University of California, Los Angeles, and a master's in business administration at California State University, Northridge. -- Adfn Australia

Pleasanton Weekly recommends Arkin, Hintzke, Ruegsegger for school board

Arkin holds a bachelor's degree in health science from Cal State Northridge and a master's degree in business administration from California Lutheran University. She was chosen by fellow board members to serve as board president in 2011 and 2015. She serves on the Special Education Local Plan Area board and the city of Pleasanton Liaison Committee, and she is a delegate for the California School Board Association. She and her husband Brian have three children including Chris, who works in the tech industry; Angela, a college senior; and Nick, a junior at Amador Valley High School. -- Pleasanton Weekly

Six compete to lead Foothill-De Anza district

Laura Casas Age: 55 Education: bachelor's degree, political science, California State University, Northridge; law degree, Santa Clara University, School of Law -- Mountain View Voice

Santa Monica: Linoleum Block Printed Cards with Zeina Baltagi

Zeina Baltagi is a California State University, Northridge graduate with a B.A. in printmaking. Upon graduation, she co-founded the Valley Print Studio in Woodland Hills. She currently teaches classes at Los Angeles Music and Art School. Baltagi manages a Printmaking Lab and unique workshops at the Camera Obscura and teaches art workshops throughout Los Angeles. She has exhibited at various galleries and academic institutions around Southern California. -- Best Events

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