December 9, 2005
Lydia Jeanne D'Angelo was born on May 27, 1952 in Los Angeles and passed away at her home in Glendale on Nov. 30. She attended Hoover High School, graduating in 1970, and Glendale Community College. Lydia was the second daughter of a family of five girls and will be remembered for the liveliness and laughter she shared with her family and friends. She is survived by her four sisters, Donna Marie Melby (Randall) of La Cañada, Ruthann Redfern (Rick), Gina D'Angelo-Cox (Edward)
April 20, 2010
BASKETBALL The Crescenta Valley Falcons 13-and under boys’ basketball team won the Great American Bash Basketball Tournament in West Covina from April 10-11. The Falcons started off with a 55-50 win against the Moreno Valley Shockers on April 10. They then picked up a win against Lake Elsinore. On April 11, Crescenta Valley earned a 47-36 victory against the Glendale Panthers in the final. The Falcons, who are coached by Michael Kachingwe, featured players Brett Klein, Anthony Simeonov, Henry Yun, Thulani Katchingwe, Christopher Bouchard, Tadeh Taverdian, Kyle Currie, Kudzai Katchingwe and Keven Connor.
July 6, 2009
BURBANK — Thousands crammed into the Starlight Bowl for a set of Fourth of July performances and a fireworks spectacular Saturday funded by the city, even as it has struggled to cut costs during the recession. Children danced between picnic baskets and lawn chairs in the hill above the sold out venue, while grown-ups sipped wine and took in the sounds of the Burbank Philharmonic. As the three-hour event came to a close, the bowl’s lights were shut off and the crowd of more than 4,000 turned their gazes — and cameras — skyward for a $25,000 pyrotechnics show.
September 13, 2007
GLENDALE — The following are updates on area athletes in minor league baseball. Trevor Bell (Crescenta Valley High, 2005) Cedar Rapids Kernels, starting pitcher : Following a hectic finish to the season, including 15 wins in its final 19 games, Cedar Rapids, a Class-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, found itself atop the Midwest League Western Division second-half standings. However, the season has come to a close after a three-game playoff series defeat at the hands of the Clinton Lumberjacks.
October 17, 2008
Ten Years Ago Several local volunteers turned out at Dunsmore Park on Oct. 17, 1998, answering the request for help on annual Foothill Community Clean-up Day, sponsored by the Glendale CLEAN Committee, the city of Glendale Neighborhood Services and the Crescenta Valley Chamber of Commerce. Twenty Years Ago A neighbor heard two “loud crashes” and upon investigating discovered two large kindergarten classroom windows at Mountain Avenue Elementary School had been broken out. Investigating officers found a rock and a gray sweatshirt underneath the windows, along with some graffiti on a nearby door.
August 17, 2005
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Name: Gregg Zaun Team: Toronto Blue Jays Local Ties: St. Francis, 1989 This Season: The 34-year old has continued to solidify a young Toronto pitching staff that's been without ace Roy Halladay and No. 2 hurler Ted Lilly for nearly a month because of injuries. Zaun has caught Gustavo Chacin, who is an American League Rookie of the Year candidate. The 5-foot-10 Zaun, who helped the Florida Marlins win the 1997 World series against the Cleveland Indians, is batting .265 with eight home runs and 48 runs batted in. He has scored 48 runs in 97 games this year.
March 22, 2005
The following information was taken from police reports: 100 block of West Glenoaks Boulevard: A 33-year-old Lake Elsinore woman reported Thursday that a laptop, Palm Pilot and stethoscope, worth a combined $2,000, were stolen from her 2002 Lexus. Central Avenue and Doran Street: A 19-year-old Glendale man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of possessing medicine without a prescription. 1600 block of Moreno Drive: A 73-year-old Glendale man reported Thursday that three deadbolts in his house were tampered with.
April 21, 2005
Barbara Ann Ghoslin, 75, passed away in Carson City Feb. 11. She was born Feb. 6, 1930, in Glendale to Philip and Louise Cole. Barbara was a preschool teacher for 10 years at St. George's Preschool in La Cañada Flintridge. After retiring she and her husband moved from Montrose to Carson City about 11 years ago. She will be missed for her compassion and her love for her family and friends. She is survived by her husband of more than 50 years, James; four children, James and wife Valerie of Squaw Valley, Michael and wife Colleen of Lake Elsinore, Kenneth and wife Janice, of La Crescenta, and Julie and Paul Turner of Spokane, Wash.
August 4, 2005
Grant Gordon It's an immediate sensation. The unbearable heat is suffocating as you reach the Diamond -- the stadium that the Lake Elsinore Storm, the San Diego Padres' single-A affiliate, calls home. It's about three hours before game time on a July afternoon that, as usual, has driven the mercury into the triple digits. Fernando Valenzuela, Jr. says it's something you never get used to. Right now, the 2000 St. Francis High graduate and former Glendale Community College standout is dealing with the intolerable heat first hand.
August 24, 2007
The following are updates on area athletes in minor league baseball. Trevor Bell (Crescenta Valley High, 2005) Cedar Rapids Kernels, starting pitcher: Bell, a former All-Area Player of the Year, has enjoyed a productive August. Now a member of the Kernels, a Class A Midwest League affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Bell has picked up two victories this month. His latest came Saturday. Bell, a right-hander, struck out five and scattered seven hits in six innings to help Cedar Rapids record a 5-4 road victory against the Wisconsin Rattlers.