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August 10, 2013 |
Two men remained in custody Saturday, suspected of setting a small brush fire in an unincorporated area of Chatsworth. The fire was reported about 4:30 p.m. Friday northwest of the intersection of Valley Circle and Roscoe boulevards, said Los Angeles County Sheriff's Lt. Matthew Squire. Los Angeles city and county firefighters as well as Ventura County crews were able to quickly extinguish the blaze, which was contained to under one acre and did not threaten any structures. Witnesses described two men who had been seen in the area and an investigation led to the arrest of Mario Giovanni Zuvic and Jameson Raymond Hunt, both 20. The two were arrested on suspicion of arson and booked into the Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff's Station with bail set at $75,000 each.
July 14, 2013 |
With San Fernando having won the City Section baseball championship twice in the last three years, people seem to be thinking that powers Chatsworth and Woodland Hills El Camino Real are on the decline. Hold off on the supposed demise of those two programs. This summer in the Valley Invitational Baseball League, Chatsworth is 10-1 under new Coach Curtis Scott. The Chancellors have been showing off three young pitchers in sophomore Josh Garcia and juniors Anthony Mayorga and John Cashman.
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May 12, 2011 |
A huge weight was lifted off the shoulders of a group of Chatsworth athletes when Bob Evans opened up his garage to them. The half a dozen veterans of a lifetime of muscle building found themselves without a place to work out two years ago when their friend Kevin Meskew was forced to close the fitness center where they all congregated twice each week. The power-lifters — most in their 60s and 70s — discovered that health clubs filled with young people doing aerobics and Pilates and taking spinning classes were wary of senior citizens coming in and hoisting 500-pound barbells over their heads.
March 4, 1998
The Chatsworth High girls' soccer team continued its march toward its eighth City Section title in 10 years with a 2-0 victory over Granada Hills on Tuesday in a 4-A Division semifinal at Chatsworth. Katie Klain scored a first-half goal off an assist from Beezy Preis. In the second half, Jackie Fodor scored off an assist from Klain. Chatsworth (23-1-1) meets San Pedro in the final on Saturday at 4 p.m. at East Los Angeles College.
May 26, 2010 |
Granada Hills Kennedy beat Chatsworth, 1-0, to win the City Section softball championship Wednesday, but the victory came with some controversy. With the bases loaded in the bottom of the second inning, Kellie Mason hit a line drive to second base that was ruled a catch. Ashley Waters then threw home for the double play, but the catcher did not tag Danielle Estrada, who was the runner from third. Kennedy Coach Craig Becker had Estrada return to third and tag up as Chatsworth left the field, and because Chatsworth didn't throw to third to appeal, the run counted.
April 23, 2013 |
Jack Hartman, the senior pitcher with the movie star name, and Reno Rankin, the senior outfielder with the famous uncle, combined to help Reseda Cleveland defeat Chatsworth, 1-0, on Tuesday in a game for first place in the West Valley League. Hartman (9-1), one of the top pitchers in the City Section, struck out nine, walked four and gave up five hits in a complete-game effort. He had a single in the first inning that drove in Rankin from second base. Rankin's uncle is actor Jamie Foxx, who would have been screaming in excitement, because Cleveland is 18-7 and 5-0 in the league.
June 4, 2011 |
San Fernando Coach Armando Gomez walked to the mound in the bottom of the seventh inning of the City Section Division I championship game at Dodger Stadium to have a quick talk with his starting pitcher, Jose Reyes. "Believe, believe, believe. My coach just told me to believe," Reyes said. Reyes gave up consecutive singles to start the inning, then got three consecutive outs, the last of which was a force play at second that triggered a celebratory dog pile and completed an 8-6 victory over top-seeded Chatsworth.
April 9, 2013 |
Expectations are always high when Chatsworth and Woodland Hills El Camino Real players put on a baseball uniform. The two schools have combined to win 16 City Section championships and produce a glittering group of major league players. So it's going to be hard to explain what transpired Tuesday in a West Valley League opener in which the teams combined for seven errors, 11 walks, four hit batters and a sometimes chaotic play. The game ended when Nick Milone delivered a run-scoring single in the bottom of the eighth inning for a 10-9 Chatsworth victory.
May 30, 2012 |
Fans were on their feet. The crowd noise was loud like a football game. Players were taking deep breaths trying to stay calm. A trip to Dodger Stadium was at stake. No. 3-seeded San Fernando and No. 2-seeded Chatsworth kept trying to find a way to win a City Section Division I semifinal Wednesday at USC. By the seventh inning, the drama moved up a notch. San Fernando tied the score with two runs in the top of the seventh on an RBI triple by Carlos Robles and a sacrifice fly by Kevin Martinez.
June 7, 2003 |
Justin Cassel (14-0) and Jason Dominguez (11-0) are the best one-two pitching combination Tom Meusborn has had in 14 years as baseball coach at Chatsworth. They desperately needed each other Friday in a City Championship semifinal game.