March 16, 2014 |
Not even during the days of Tom Meusborn when he was winning eight City Section championship as coach of the Chatsworth Chancellors did he have a pitchng staff that pulled off the feat of the Chancellors this past week. It started on Tuesday, when sophomore Josh Garcia allowed two hits in the first inning against No. 1-ranked Harvard-Westlake, then no-hit the Wolverines over the final five innings in a 1-0 loss. On Thursday, four Chatsworth pitchers held tough in a 3-3, 10-inning tie against another strong Mission League opponent, Alemany.
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November 8, 2013 |
The California Highway Patrol officer hospitalized after a collision with a trash truck Friday in Chatsworth has worked with the department for five years, authorities said. Shane Chase was en route to a call while traveling south on the curbside lane of Topanga Canyon Boulevard when the truck, traveling in the same direction in the outside lane, turned in front of him near Nordhoff Street, said LAPD Lt. Andrew Neiman. The Los Angeles Police Department is investigating the collision.
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April 4, 2014 |
A man described as being about 60 years old was struck and killed by an Amtrak train Friday in Chatsworth, fire officials said. The man was struck around 8:45 a.m. near the 10800 block of North Santa Susana Pass Road, said Los Angeles Fire Department spokeswoman Katherine Main. No other injuries were reported. She said the tracks were initially shut down as four fire companies and an ambulance were deployed to the scene. Amtrak spokeswoman Vernae Graham said the Pacific Surfliner train with about 250 passengers aboard was northbound with a maximum expected speed of about 60 mph in the area when it stuck what she called an "individual trespasser.
January 3, 2014 |
Chatsworth is hosting a one-day showcase for City Section teams on Saturday. The schedule: Contreras vs. South Gate, 12:30 p.m.; Marshall vs. Hamilton, 2 p.m.; Verdugo Hills vs. Bell, 3:30 p.m.; Eagle Rock vs. Huntington Park, 5 p.m.; Poly vs. Chatsworth, 6:30 p.m.; Granada Hills vs. Venice, 8 p.m. Eric.firstname.lastname@example.org
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September 12, 2013 |
In a solemn ceremony, a memorial honoring the victims of the 2008 Metrolink crash in Chatsworth was unveiled Thursday at the Moorpark railroad station. Victims and the relatives of those who were killed or injured gathered on the fifth anniversary of the crash to dedicate a large bronze plaque mounted in stone. The memorial states, "Metrolink 111, September 12, 2008, In memory of those who left us. In honor of those who survived. " "This is to show the victims that they will not be forgotten," said Barbara Kloster, an organizer of the event whose son was severely injured.
July 28, 2011 |
When it comes to most valuable players for the summer of 2011, put left-hander Kiefer Kofman of Chatsworth near the top of any list. Kofman has been so impressive on the mound and at the plate this summer that he has stamped himself as one of the top baseball players in the City Section next spring. On Wednesday in a semifinal game of the Valley Invitational Baseball League playoffs, he retired 16 consecutive batters between the second and seventh innings en route to a three-hitter, leading Chatsworth to a 4-0 victory over Simi Valley Royal.
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.
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.
January 24, 2014 |
Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 12 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of LAPD data by the Los Angeles Times' Crime L.A. database . Ten neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Chatsworth (A) was the most unusual, recording five reports compared with a weekly average of 0.6 over the last three months. Atwater Village (K) topped the list of two neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 12 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 4.5 over the last three months.
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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.