February 8, 2011
GLENDALE — The following are updates on area athletes at the collegiate level. Chad Nacapoy (Crescenta Valley High, 2007) junior, Cal State Los Angeles baseball : The former standout backstop for the Falcons didn't waste any time in showcasing his offensive skills for the Golden Eagles. Nacapoy began his stint as a Golden Eagle with an impressive day at the plate on Thursday, hitting a pair of home runs in Cal State L.A.'s season-opening 8-5 win over Saint Martin's.
February 2, 2001
Claudia Peschiutta NORTHEAST GLENDALE -- Glendale Community College is celebrating Black History Month with a series of events throughout the month. A recording of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech and some spirituals will be played at noon on Tuesday in Plaza Vaquero. Randy St. Martin will present a show titled "Color Me Black" at noon on February 20 in Plaza Vaquero. Lamont Yeakey will give a lecture on singer Paul Robeson at noon on Feb. 22 in Kreider Hall.
October 13, 2001
Tim Willert DOWNTOWN -- Glendale's classical theater company has been awarded $30,000 by a court-ordered arbitrator in its breach-of-contract lawsuit against Cal State L.A., co-owner Geoff Elliott said Friday. The theater group was awarded $25,000 in damages and will receive a $5,000 deposit from the university, which had demanded $20,000 in a counter-suit, Elliott said. A Noise Within was seeking $437,000 in damages stemming from a disagreement that led to the award-winning company leaving the university's Harriet and Charles Luckman Fine Arts complex and returning to Glendale last summer.
June 20, 2000
If you love something, set it free and, if it was meant to be, it will come back. An adage that many may want to apply to the likely return of A Noise Within. Of course, there are other adages that could apply, some not quite as pleasant. This award-winning theater company was an astounding critical success in Glendale. It racked up numerous awards, more than any other theater company in the basin, and drew full crowds to a problematic venue. The city added its support with some large cash infusions meant to improve the theater and keep A Noise Within a vital part of Glendale's planning.
August 29, 2001
Tim Willert DOWNTOWN -- Glendale's classical theater company should learn the fate of its breach of contract lawsuit against Cal State L.A. in the next couple of weeks, the company's attorney said Monday. A Noise Within is seeking $400,000 in damages stemming from a disagreement that led to the award-winning company leaving the university's Harriet and Charles Luckman Fine Arts complex and returning to Glendale last summer. A court-ordered arbitrator heard the lawsuit last month, and is expected to make his ruling in the next couple of weeks, attorney Tim Toohey said Monday.
July 8, 2006
Eagle Rock High School graduating senior Alonzo R. Hidalgo earned the Boy Scouts' Eagle Scout Award for planning, coordinating and executing a volunteer program for the Center of the Arts summer theater in Eagle Rock. He is a member of the Verdugo Hills Council. He will attend Cal State L.A. in the fall. He is the son of Mario and Martha Hidalgo of Los Angeles. Sophomore Natalie Granucci, 16, was chosen to attend the 2006 National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine at UCLA.
April 17, 2001
Alecia Foster NORTHEAST GLENDALE -- Brandon Pancost describes his first few weeks as a Cal State L.A. student as "weird." "Everyone wanted to know my student ID number, which I didn't know," he said with a grin. Others asked him if he was as young as he looked. The answer was 'Yes.' Brandon started college at 14. The Glendale resident, who recently made Cal State's dean's list, is one of about 100 students between 10 and 16 years old attending the college through the Early Entrance Program.
June 9, 2005
Edgar Melik-Stepanyan Matt Hirsh sat around Tuesday, waiting to be chosen in the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. The St. Francis High graduate thought he was going to be picked on the first day of the draft, but was forced to wait another day to be selected. On Wednesday, Hirsh, a junior pitcher at California Lutheran University, finally had his named called, much to the delight of his family. Hirsh was selected by the Houston Astros in the 30th round with the 914th overall pick, joining the same organization his older brother, Jason, plays for. Jason Hirsh has starred for the Corpus Christi Hooks -- the Astros' double-A affiliate -- two years after being taken in the second round with the 59th overall pick.
June 6, 2012
Alonzo Gonzalez and Chad Nacapoy have spent the last couple weeks as teammates on the Glendale Angelenos. Someday, quite possibly in the near future, they could find themselves on opposite sides of an American League East Division battle. Gonzalez, a left-handed pitcher out of Glendale Community College, was selected in the 18th round with the 565th overall pick of the 2012 Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft by the Toronto Blue Jays before Nacapoy (Crescenta Valley High, 2007)
November 5, 2008
GLENDALE — The following are updates on area athletes at the collegiate level . Vivien Wadeck (Glendale Community College, 2008) junior, Cal State Los Angeles cross-country : Vivien Wadeck continued her breakthrough junior season for the Golden Eagles, running to the California Collegiate Athletic Assn. championship and the honors of CCAA Runner of the Year and Newcomer of the Year in the process. The former Vaqueros cross-country and track and field standout won the Oct. 25 6K race in a time of 21 minutes 27.7 seconds, setting a course record in the process and finishing in front of fellow former Glendale college athlete Tiffany Turner of Cal Poly Pomona in the process.