April 21, 2008
GLENDALE — The following are updates on area athletes in minor league baseball . Trevor Bell (Crescenta Valley High, 2005) Rancho Cucamonga Quakes, starting pitcher: Bell, a former All-Area Player of the Year and James H. Jenkins Male Athlete of the Year selection, hasn’t missed a beat so far in his first stint with the Quakes, the Class-A advanced affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Bell, who pitched for the Cedar Rapids Kernals in the Class A Midwest League last season, picked up his first win of the season Thursday after the Quakes posted a 4-0 victory against the Visalia Oaks in the first of a four-game set. The hard-throwing right-hander took a no-hitter into the sixth inning when lead-off hitter Pedro Ciriaco broke it up with a sharp single with two outs.
July 15, 2005
Ralph G. Preston Jr. Ralph G. Preston Jr. died on July 4, 2005, of heart failure in his home near Rancho Cucamonga. Preston was born on March 24, 1920, in Detroit, Mich. He grew up in Glendale and was a graduate of Glendale High School and served in the U.S. Navy for 21 years. He is survived by his wife, Evelyn Rose Parke; son Ralph George Preston III of Valley Center, Calif; sister J.A. Preston of Rancho Cucamonga, Cailf.; nephews Michael Preston Boyd and Steven Preston; granddaughter Tammy Jean Boggs of Los Angeles; and great-granddaughter Kayla.
July 27, 2011
The body of a woman discovered in a shallow grave July 15 has been identified by San Bernardino Sheriff officials as a former La Crescenta resident, according to La Cañada Flintridge Patch . Christine Jo "CJ" Kunstmann, 44, most recently of Rancho Cucamonga, grew up in the Foothills. Her body was discovered in Beaumont, a rural area approximately 30 miles east of Riverside, the site reported.
May 20, 2000
Alecia Foster GLENDALE -- The trial of a civilian Glendale police spokesman on domestic abuse charges has been put on hold while the prosecutor gathers more information. San Bernardino Deputy District Attorney Simon Umsheid said he has requested "internal documents" from the police department as part of his case against Chahe Keuroghelian. Umsheid would not be specific as to what documents he was hoping to obtain. He said it would be apparent why it was being requested once the trial began.
February 15, 2000
Paul M. Anderson GLENDALE -- Because his lawyer was too busy, a Glendale civilian police spokesman's trial on domestic abuse charges was delayed until next month. Mark Geragos, the defense attorney for Glendale Police spokesman Chahe Keuroghelian, had to finish closing arguments on a separate trial in Pasadena Monday and couldn't defend Keuroghelian as his trial was set to start in San Bernardino County Court in Rancho Cucamonga. This was the second time the trial has been delayed because of Geragos' busy schedule.
September 9, 2000
Tim Willert RANCHO CUCAMONGA -- The pretrial hearing for a Glendale Police Department spokesman charged with spousal abuse was continued Friday when his attorney was unavailable. Chahe Keuroghelian, who did not appear in court, is charged with brandishing a firearm, making terrorist threats, battery on a spouse and simple battery against one of his children. His attorney, Mark Geragos, was busy with another trial and sent an associate in his place.
September 28, 2000
Buck Wargo CITY HALL -- Glendale has awarded contracts worth more than $1 million to improve the city's street and traffic signal system. The City Council has awarded a contract of $680,098 to Silvia Construction Inc. of Rancho Cucamonga to pave Verdugo Road between Glendale Avenue and Canada Boulevard. Another contract of $328,400 has been awarded to BA Construction of Anaheim for installing a traffic signal and improving access to Colorado Street at the Golden State (5)
September 30, 2000
Tim Willert RANCHO CUCAMONGA -- Chahe Keuroghelian and his attorney finally appeared in court on Friday, but an overbooked judge delayed the start of the Glendale Police Department spokesman's spousal abuse trial until November. Keuroghelian, 43, is charged with brandishing a firearm, making terrorist threats, battery on a spouse and simple battery against against one of his children. Keuroghelian's trial was set to begin on Monday, but Judge Ingrid A. Uhler is hearing a death penalty case and had to reschedule.