February 27, 2010
Tawnya Agre of Monrovia and former Glendale resident Brian Lichtman , also of Monrovia, were married at the Reef in Long Beach. Cantor Harvey Block officiated the combined Christian/Jewish ceremony. Serving as the maid of honor was Amy Long , a grade-school friend. Bridesmaids were A ndrea Carr, Julie Weber, Elaine Kao, Nicole Martinez and Heather Lichtman of Glendale, the groom?s sister. The best man was Penn Christensen , a grade-school friend.
April 7, 2003
Hamlet Nalbandyan La Canada High boys' basketball player Billy Hofman has made his college choice. The four-year varsity player chose Cal Poly Pomona, an up-and-coming Division II program, over several others after practicing with the team Wednesday. Hofman, who earned Rio Hondo League Most Valuable Player and CIF Southern Section Division IIIA first-team honors this season, picked Cal Poly Pomona over the likes of Cal Lutheran, Azusa Pacific and Biola.
May 15, 2002
Marshall Allen LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE -- Bob Perry will speak about sustainable urban landscapes and use of California native plants in a seminar at Descanso Gardens. The seminar will be at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, at Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive, La Canada Flintridge Perry is professor emeritus in the Department of Landscape Architecture at Cal Poly Pomona, and author of two books on water-conserving plants for California. Perry has combined academic instruction, research and consulting to achieve a balanced approach to landscape design.
June 17, 2005
Services were held Tuesday at La Cañada Presbyterian Church for Matt Cronin of La Verne, (formerly of La Cañada), who passed away June 9, 2005, at USC Norris Cancer Hospital at age 23 after a courageous battle with ocular melanoma. Born May 30, 1982 in Glendale, Matt attended Paradise Canyon Elementary School, La Cañada 7/8, La Canada High (class of 2000) and Cal Poly Pomona. He was in Indian Guides, a Cub Scout, and played baseball with the La Cañada Junior Baseball Association.
April 21, 2004
Students from Hoover High School and Toll Middle School will participate in the 2004 California State Science Olympiad May 1 at Cal Poly Pomona. Student teams from about 50 middle and high schools will participate in competitions that cover forestry, mechanical engineering and cellular biology. Top scoring middle and high school teams will participate in a national competition May 21 and 22 in Huntingdon, Pa. Participating students will be asked to construct a wheeled vehicle that can travel between five and 10 meters, build test rockets made of plastic bottles, construct the lightest bridge capable of carrying a maximum load, identify fossil specimens and identify constellations and solving astronomy problems.
September 7, 2004
Darleene Barrientos If you're a culinary student with a goal of graduating from Cal Poly Pomona's Collins School of Hospitality Management, considered one of the nation's top-10 programs, your first stop could be Glendale Community College. With a nearly $300,000 grant to be spread over three years from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Services, GCC and the Collins School of Hospitality Management will be begin working together to give Latino students a chance to earn undergraduate credits at the community college and transfer their credits seamlessly to the four-year university program.
July 27, 2005
Robert M. Bennett, owner and founder of Bennett Productions Inc. of Los Angeles, has been elected chairman of the executive committee of the board of directors of the Muscular Dystrophy Assn. Bennett, a Newport Beach resident, was chosen for the position by the board of directors during its recent annual meeting in Los Angeles. Bennett recently stepped down as chairman of the board, a position he held for 10 years. A volunteer national leader of the Muscular Dystrophy Assn.
December 7, 2004
Charles Rich Billy Hofman (La Canada, 2003), sophomore guard, Cal Poly Pomona men's basketball -- Hofman, who was the 2003 All-Area co-Player of the Year, notched six points, two assists and a steal in 21 minutes to help Cal Poly Pomona earn a 70-62 home victory against San Francisco State University on Saturday. Hofman scored two points and contributed one rebound and four assists in a 64-61 loss to visiting Sonoma State University on Friday.
October 20, 2001
Erik Boal GLENDALE -- o7 In an effort to keep track of local high school players who now compete in college, the News-Press will devote space to a weekly update:f7 Kelly Gaudino (La Canada, 2000) sophomore outside hitter, UC Davis women's volleyball -- Although every California Collegiate Athletic Assn. match is important for Gaudino and the Aggies (11-8, 7-6 in conference) entering their regular-season stretch run, Saturday's contest, scheduled for 7 p.m. at Cal Poly Pomona, holds a little extra significance.
May 20, 2000
Ryan Carter LA CRESCENTA -- Reacting to recent Foothill Leader articles and what they said is a threat to creation of a community plan, community members have alleged the president of the Crescenta Valley Town Council has violated the nine-member advisory board's bylaws. Town Council President Charles Beatty denied the charges. During a public comment period at Thursday's Town Council meeting, former Town Council member Pat Mumbauer gave a letter to the council from Glendale attorney Albert Abkarian, stating an opinion that Beatty had violated administrative rules.