August 25, 1994 |
Burial services were held Monday for Leo Asoau, a former standout athlete at Covina High who died Aug. 14 in a shooting incident. Asoau, a 6-foot-3, 225-pound linebacker, was a Times All-San Gabriel Valley selection last year after he was named lineman of the year in the Valle Vista League. Asoau had received a scholarship to play football at Washington State this season and was killed a week before he was scheduled to leave for Pullman, Wash.
August 6, 2006 |
During the Great Depression, when the average house and lot cost around $5,000 in Pasadena, Caltech aerospace expert Clark Blanchard Millikan lived in a grand home that cost more than five times that amount. Millikan, internationally recognized for his work in aerodynamics and the son of Nobel Prize winner and Caltech President Robert A. Millikan, married well. His bride, Helen Staats, was the daughter of a wealthy real estate investor who provided the original 3.
March 23, 1999
Richard Martinez had a run-scoring double and Nick Barroso hit a home run to help Rio Mesa High defeat Palisades, 9-6, in a first-round game of the Redondo baseball tournament Monday at Rio Mesa. Saul Gallegos had a two-run single in the second innning for Rio Mesa (7-1), ranked No. 3 in the region by The Times. In other baseball games: Kennedy 7, La Mirada 3--With four games this week, the Golden Cougars (4-4) used six pitchers to beat La Mirada in a first-round game of the Redondo tournament.
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November 19, 2012 |
About 120 people packed a Pasadena City Hall meeting Monday night to cheer or jeer city plans to allow the Rose Bowl to host professional football games for up to five years if an NFL team moves to Los Angeles. Residents of the tony neighborhoods near the iconic 90-year-old stadium say NFL games would unleash rowdy fans and cause traffic jams at the expense of homeowners and recreational users. More than 25,000 vehicles would come to the Rose Bowl on game days, according to a city study, shutting down Brookside Park, the Rose Bowl Aquatics Center, Kidspace Museum and Brookside Golf Course on game days.
May 5, 2001 |
Two Pepperdine-bound high players, Jennifer Lacy of Agoura High and Crystal McCutcheon of Antelope Valley, will lead the Southern Section against the City in the Battle of the Valley all-star girls' basketball game next Saturday at Cal State Northridge. The girls' game will begin at 5 p.m., with the boys' game at 7 p.m. The Southern Section girls' team, coached by Eric Olsson of Saugus, features three players from Harvard-Westlake--Karina Siam, Nyasha Braylock and Chantal Kazay.
April 2, 2006 |
In February, Morning Briefing reported that two brothers each got a hole in one on the same 147-yard, par-three hole at a country club in Singapore. What happened at the recent Frank Lima Memorial Golf Classic on the No. 2 course at Brookside Golf Course in Pasadena might be more impressive. Andy Chong and Robert Lusetich, playing two groups apart, both holed out with their drivers on the 280-yard, par-four 14th hole.
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January 20, 1993 |
Phillip Robertson jumped up and down in little circles, waving his arms in the air. "It's stopped raining!" he shouted over and over from the walkway of the Arroyo Seco Golf Course in South Pasadena. "We can play golf!" For Roberts, an 18-year-old student at Pasadena City College, and thousands of others similarly addicted in Southern California, the long, painful withdrawal was finally over Tuesday.
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December 27, 1994 |
In case a huge parade and football game is not enough Tournament of Roses saturation for you, a week of Rose Bowl-related family activities will be offered beginning today. For $1 per person per location, or $2 per person for two or more locations, enthusiasts can see the Rose Parade floats being decorated. They can also, for another $2, see the Rose Bowl stadium before the big game, decked out in the colors of the two Rose Bowl teams, Penn State and the University of Oregon.
March 13, 1998
Jeff Toon pounded down a season-high 28 kills despite a pulled stomach muscle and Kennedy High defeated Monroe, 18-16, 12-15, 15-11, 9-15, 15-12, in a boys' volleyball nonconference match Thursday at Kennedy. Toon had six kills in the fifth game for Kennedy (3-0). Monroe fell to 0-2. In other boys' volleyball matches: Granada Hills d. Venice, 15-10, 15-4, 15-11--Mike Aleman had 11 kills for Granada Hills (3-0) in a nonconference match at Venice. Saugus d.