July 24, 2012
A driver of a minivan died after crashing into a Caltrans truck early Tuesday morning on the 10 (Santa Monica) Freeway in El Monite, California Highway Patrol officials said. The 4 a.m. accident occurred on the westbound freeway near Peck Road when the minivan hit the truck, which was being used to pick up cones. Two Caltrans contract workers in the truck suffered moderate injuries and were taken to a hospital. The CHP had said earlier that a Caltrans employee was killed in the accident.
February 27, 2013
A teacher who taught vocal music lessons at Glendale Adventist Academy was sentenced Wednesday to a year in county jail for allegedly engaging in lewd acts with a male high school student, officials said. Valerie Jane Gonzales, 29, of El Monte, was also ordered to serve five years of formal probation and must register as a sex offender for life, according to Jane Robison, spokeswoman of the Los Angeles County district attorney's office. Gonzales must also complete a year of sex abuse counseling.
October 1, 2001
Peter Samore EL MONTE -- Hoover High has struggled to get started in all four football contests this year, each resulting in decisions of seven points or less and no wins. Hoover's nonleague match up against El Monte was no exception. The Tornadoes marched down the field twice for touchdowns, and recovered a fumble in the end zone for another, all in the second half. However, Hoover couldn't get any closer as El Monte hung on to win, 28-21, Friday at Arroyo High.
October 5, 2002
Sergei Aftandelian Hoover High Coach Rob Swartz emotionally summarized his team's 31-14 thrashing of El Monte by saying, "This is the best effort I've seen since I've been here." The Tornadoes (2-1-1) wore down an undermanned Lions team with 273 yards rushing in the second half en route to their drubbing of El Monte (1-3) Friday night in a nonleague game at Glendale High's Moyse Field. It was a game of two different halves for Swartz's squad.
October 4, 2003
Sergei Aftandelian It finally happened. After a span of 221 minutes 9 seconds-- dating back to week nine of last season -- the Hoover High football team was able to score a touchdown Friday in a nonleague game against host El Monte at Arroyo High. However, even though the Tornadoes were able to make their first trip to the end zone this season, they couldn't climb into the win column, as the Lions clawed their way to a 24-18 victory. "We choked.
September 11, 2004
Air Force Airman 1st Class Rhea O. Dilig, the daughter of Rizalito Dilig of Glendale, has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. In 2003, she received an associate degree from Pasadena City College. Army Pvt. David A. Torres, the son of David M. Torres of Glendale, has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Torres is a 2002 graduate of Arroyo High School in El Monte. Air Force Airman Eric M. White, the son of Katherine W. Meyer of La Crescenta, has graduated from the telephone systems apprentice course at Sheppard Air Force Base in Wichita Falls, Texas.
September 14, 2005
EDITOR'S NOTE: These people have been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of an intoxicant. They have been arrested on suspicion of a crime and, as with all suspects, are considered innocent until proved guilty. COSTA MESA Sept. 6 Roberta Lorette, 31, Corona del Mar Thursday John Michael Sissoyev, 28, Fullerton Sukki Roy Min, 33, El Monte Sherri Leeann Page, 47, Costa Mesa Saturday Juan Carlos Galan, 23, Santa Ana Liam Patrick O'Halloran, 21, Huntington Beach Hector Ramirez Reyes, 22, Costa Mesa Richard Cordova, 46, Santa Ana Melissa Marie Norton, 21, Costa Mesa Annette Reyes, 24, Costa Mesa Francisco Javier Zamarripa, 21, Fountain Valley Jaime Alberto Garrido-Jimenez, 20, Santa Ana Sunday Domingo Mondragon Acosta, 33, Costa Mesa Monday Pedro Rincon-Bernardo, 28, Costa Mesa NEWPORT BEACH Sept.
December 22, 2006
Glendale Police officers conducted a sting operation at 8:30 p.m. Dec. 20 at a medical clinic in the 2400 block of Honolulu Avenue and arrested Jun Lu for solicitation for prostitution. Lu, 48, is from El Monte. This was her first arrest, said Officer John Balian of GPD. Lu allegedly offered the undercover officers different forms of sexual acts in return for money. This is not the first arrest along Honolulu Avenue. In September another woman, Xiaoyan Zhao, 42, was arrested on the same charges.
October 7, 2003
EL MONTE 24, HOOVER 18 -- Hoover 6 0 0 12 -- 18 El Monte 0 0 12 12 -- 24 -- FIRST QUARTER H-Kermah 1 run (kick failed) 2:22 THIRD QUARTER EM-Archila 7 run (kick failed) 6:33 EM-Medina 28 pass from Archila (kick failed) 0:31 FOURTH QUARTER H-Rastegarnia 1 run (kick failed) 3:53 H-Jaco 32 interception return (kick failed) 2:40 EM-Cervantes 57 pass from Archila (kick failed) 2:18 EM-Librenjack 16 pass from Archila (kick failed)
October 8, 2003
Hamlet Nalbandyan The following are odds and ends from the Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club, which meets at noon Tuesdays at the Elks Lodge in Glendale. Just another in a fine list of speakers: Mike Walden, a member of the Southern California Sports Broadcasters Hall of Fame, was the guest speaker Tuesday at the Quarterback Club. Walden, who is the only broadcaster to have done play-by-play for both USC and UCLA athletics, talked about his career in sports journalism, which spanned more than 50 years.