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.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
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.
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.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
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.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
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.
December 11, 1998
Friday 11: SPECTATOR SPORTS * HORSE RACING: Hollywood Park, thoroughbreds, first post 12:30 p.m.; Los Alamitos, Quarter horses, first post, 6:20 p.m. * WOMEN'S COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL: NCAA tournament, Mountain Regional final, Long Beach State-Illinois winner vs. Texas-Stanford winner, at Long Beach Pyramid, 7:30 p.m. * HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: City Section playoffs, championship, Banning vs. Taft, Coliseum, 8 p.m.; Division championship, Chatsworth vs. Reseda, Coliseum, 5 p.m.
January 14, 1993 |
Mark Massey, who guided the Cal State Los Angeles women's volleyball team to a No. 4 ranking in the final NCAA Division II poll, was named 1992 Asics/Volleyball Monthly Coach of the Year. Massey, who completed his fourth season with the Golden Eagles, led his team to a 25-10 record after finishing 9-19 in 1991. "Last year's team was a fairly young team, as was this year's," said Massey, who came to Cal State L.A. from Northeastern University.
April 11, 1991 |
Nicholas T. Conway, a candidate for the District 1 seat on the Board of Directors, has raised about $4,000 more than his opponent, Isaac Richard, in the weeks leading up to the April 16 runoff election. According to campaign finance reports filed a week before the election, Conway raised $18,610 to Richard's $14,310 in the six-week period covered in the reports from Feb. 17 through March 30.