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PJ party benefits cancer patients

By by monica lee valley sun December 12, 2008

The holidays have arrived even at the most unexpected of places. At the City of Hope Comprehen sive Cancer Center, it was apparent what the celebration was all about, even to a first timer. The red and green balloons inside the Cooper Auditorium were the telltale signs of a holiday party, and the room pulsed with the clamor of children, clad in colorful pajamas and slippers. Together, they summed up a delightful, festive scene. Each year, Falcons have collected pajamas to donate to cancer patients at the City of Hope in Duarte. The deadline for the collection thi s year is Tuesday. The girls deliver the pajamas to the patients and then have a huge pajama party at the hospital for the patients.

March 29, 2002

Five hundred people showed up for nighttime reading, milk and cookies at John Muir Elementary School Thursday night many wearing their favorite pajamas. It was the school’s third annual “Pajamarama.” District officials, teachers, parents and students arrived in their pajamas and many brought blankets and teddy bears. District officials and teachers took turns reading books like “Where the Wild Things Are” and “Paddington Bear” to students. Most were dressed in pajamas and wrapped in sleeping bags or blankets. Empty doughnut boxes were stacked on top of the desks, which were pushed up against one wall. A firefighter sat in an inflatable silver chair at the front of the class and read several pages from “Island of the Blue Dolphins,” by Scott O’Dell. Columbus Elementary School students in Elena Buensuceso’s fourth grade class enjoyed Drop Everything And Read Day, as did most of the other classes at the school Friday. March 28 at the Glendale Civic Auditorium, 1401 Verdugo Road, Glendale. Proceeds from the show support local charities such as the Desi Geestman Foundation, the blind and hospice organizations and others. Members of the Jewel City Doll Club live in Glendale, Burbank, La Crescenta, Pasadena, Canyon Country and Valencia. The Crescenta Valley High girls’ soccer junior goalkeeper broke her left fibula and tibia Dec. 8 during a match in La Verne, prematurely ending her season and beginning an exhausting rehabilitation process. when she saw the boy trying to cross the street near a Rally’s Hamburgers at San Fernando Road and Brand Boulevard, according to Glendale Police Sgt.