January 3, 2004
Abrams -- Mucic Jennifer Abrams and Robert Mucic were married beside a waterfall in the gardens of the Calabasas Inn. Grant Alexander Hosford IV, the bride's brother-in-law, officiated. The matron of honor was Stephanie Hosford, the bride's sister. The bridesmaids were Alice Miyake, Jacqueline Schaedel and Elizabeth Weaver. Sara Schwartz served as the flower girl. The best man was Robert Copeland. The groomsmen were Thomas Barlow, Bryan Dissman and Mark Roach.
October 18, 2003
Stacy Goto of Glendale attended the National Young Leaders Conference in Washington, D.C. She was among 400 high school students from around the country who met with elected officials and participated in leadership exercises. Five residents recently graduated from Azusa Pacific University: Jennifer A. Hohenstein of Glendale graduated with a bachelor's degree in cinema broadcast arts. Alexandra N. Krolikowska of Glendale graduated with a bachelor's degree in nursing.
May 24, 2003
LARSON Alicia Maruska and Brian Larson, both of Santa Barbara, are planning an October wedding following the announcement that they have become engaged. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Richard and Chong Maruska of Felton, Calif. She graduated with an associate in arts degree from Cabrillo College. She continued her education, receiving her bachelor's degree from UC Santa Barbara and her master's degree from UC Santa Cruz. She is employed at Westmont College in Santa Barbara.
March 11, 2003
From Staff Reports Only the beginning: Just like any high school coach, Phil Torres doesn't like losing. His Crescenta Valley baseball team had done it just 37 times in his previous six seasons, including only four times last year, to perennial powers Glendora, Arcadia -- twice -- and Villa Park in the second round of the CIF Southern Section Division II playoffs. But the Falcons find themselves in an unfamiliar position entering their second pool-play game of the 25th annual Glendora Tournament at 7 tonight at Azusa Pacific University.
November 6, 2002
Hamlet Nalbandyan Editor's Note: The following are odds and ends from the ninth meeting of the year from the Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club, which meets at noon Tuesdays at the Elk's Club. GLENDALE -- Speaking the truth: After Friday's 42-14 loss to Arcadia, Hoover High football Coach Rob Swartz finally said what many around the local football scene have been thinking for years. "People always ask me, 'What's it going to take to turn around the Hoover football program?
September 28, 2002
VEGAS Juliane Banul of La Crescenta and Ethan Vegas of Santa Clarita exchanged marriage vows at the First Presbyterian Church in Hollywood with the Rev. John Fairchild officiating. The bride's satin gown was hand-beaded in Spain. A reception was in Hollywood with dinner and dancing. The matron of honor was as the bride's mother, Barbie Banul. The maids of honor were Shannon Pratt and Jeanine Swanson. The bridesmaids were Megan Kendrick, Erin and Megan Vegas, sisters of the groom, and the flower girl was Cassie Lovick.
March 26, 2002
Marshall Allen LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE -- Wayne and Yvonne Herron moved to La Canada Flintridge for the schools, and they're happy to support them through the La Canada Flintridge Education Foundation. The foundation is broadening its donor base with a campaign to get 100% of La Canada Unified School District families to contribute at least $1 per day to its efforts. The foundation exists to support the district, donating $680,000 last year toward programs like elementary art, drama and music.
March 2, 2002
HOPKINS -- GOSNELL Kimberly Hopkins and Chad Gosnell have announced their engagement and will marry in July. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Rosa and Stephen Hopkins of Glendale. She graduated from Crescenta Valley High School in 1995, and from Azusa Pacific University in 1999 with a degree in liberal studies and a teaching credential. She is a third-grade teacher at Monte Vista Elementary School. The groom-to-be is the son of Francine and Monty Gosnell of Merced.
January 16, 2002
Hamlet Nalbandyan GLENDALE -- Kris Franks didn't get much time on the hill for the Crescenta Valley High softball team, but that doesn't mean Franks wasn't capable. Being the No. 2 pitcher behind phenom Meredith Cervenka didn't give Franks much of a chance to showcase her stuff, but the senior proved her worth elsewhere to gain the interest from Azusa Pacific University, a National Assn. of Intercollegiate Athletics power. Franks signed a letter of intent to play there next season in December.