May 17, 1997 |
Andy Rivera delivered 24 kills to lead top-seeded Eagle Rock over Van Nuys, 15-6, 16-14, 15-7, in the City Section Division 3-A boys' volleyball final Friday night at Occidental College. Rivera, a senior who will attend Cal State Northridge, had 33 attempts, only three errors and finished with a .636 hitting percentage for the Eagles (17-0), who won their first volleyball title. "Andy played over the top of us," said Van Nuys' Larry Najera, who had 11 kills.
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March 30, 1997
One restaurant employee was shot to death and another beaten during the robbery of a Domino's pizza outlet in Eagle Rock, police said. Neither of the employees were identified, and Los Angeles police officials said two robbers got away with an unknown amount of cash. The employee who was killed had locked himself in a back office when one of the robbers entered the restaurant with a gun late Friday night.
July 8, 1993
If the condition of your American flag made you ashamed to hang it outside July 4, the Cub Scouts of Pack 188 in Eagle Rock have a solution. The Scouts are planning to have a traditional flag-burning ceremony, considered the proper way to dispose of tattered flags, Aug. 14. The Scouts' flag-burning ceremony complies with the U.S. flag code adopted by Congress. The Cub Scouts and their leaders will destroy the flags in a "dignified way," said Marci Lawson, spokesperson for Pack 188.
October 7, 1999 |
Eagle Rock High has not started a football season with five consecutive victories since 1957. But the Eagles (4-0) are in position to do that Friday afternoon when they play Huntington Park in a nonleague game at home. Eagle Rock, under fifth-year Coach Steve Wahl, has intersectional victories over La Canada and Sierra Madre La Salle and City Section victories over Canoga Park and Verdugo Hills.
May 20, 1988 |
"As Time Goes By," the tune better known as the one Humphrey Bogart wanted Sam to play again in "Casablanca," continually reverberated through the Grant High gym Thursday night during the floor exercises at the City Section girls' gymnastics team championship. It was an appropriate theme for the evening as Eagle Rock maintained its long-playing dominance by winning its fourth consecutive title. The second-seeded Eagles finished with 161.15 points, outdistancing Cleveland (154.
March 22, 2006 |
IT'S Friday night, and Mia Sushi is jumping. Groovy Brazilian music plays on the sound system while sushi chefs, dressed in sharp red jackets, turn out specialty rolls. Hollywood? Venice? Santa Monica maybe? Nope. Eagle Rock. Tucked between Glendale and Pasadena, the community had long been known, at least to outsiders, for one restaurant and one restaurant only: Casa Bianca pizzeria. In the last year or so, Blue Hen (a Vietnamese spot) and the expanded Auntie Em's Kitchen added some options.
January 18, 1990 |
A midseason showdown in boys' basketball will take place Friday night when Eagle Rock travels to Franklin for a Northeastern League game. Both schools are 5-1 in league play. Last season, the schools tied for second in the league standings behind Wilson before Eagle Rock beat Franklin, 47-46, in a tiebreaker and advanced to the City Section playoffs. Eagle Rock lost high-scoring forward Michael Epps to graduation, but the Eagles have rallied this season by spreading the ball around.
HOME & GARDEN
December 21, 2006 |
IT was just a breezeway, leading from businesses to parking spaces in the back. For one Eagle Rock tenant, Pilates instructor Mary-Ascension Saulnier, however, the flagstone pathway had to provide another kind of passage. Fours years ago she founded the Meditation Water Garden, an assemblage of 39 hand-painted wishing well fountains paired with affirmations from kabbala scholar Yehuda Berg's "The 72 Names of God."
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August 12, 2012 |
Three people were killed and three injured when an SUV flew off the side of the eastbound 134 Freeway in Eagle Rock on Sunday evening, landing on the street below. According to the Los Angeles Fire Department, the vehicle was traveling rapidly in the far left lane at a point where the east- and west-bound portions of the 134 Freeway are on parallel bridges. About 6:55 p.m., the vehicle drifted off the freeway into the space between the two bridges and fell onto North Figueroa Street below.
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November 17, 2007 |
An 84-year-old man died in a house fire in Eagle Rock early Friday, officials said. Carl Frederick Adams, who suffered some burns, probably died of smoke inhalation in his home on Oak Grove Drive, said Capt. Ed Winter of the Los Angeles County coroner's office. Winter said an autopsy may be performed today. The fire, which was extinguished in about 80 minutes, destroyed one house and damaged a second house and an outbuilding, said Ron Myers, a Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman.