June 11, 2009 |
The crop for this year's first-year player draft was considered by some analysts to be among the weakest in years. That may explain why the Angels decided to spend their 10th-round selection on a guy who has played only 10 games in the last three years and already has another steady job. But it may turn out to be the shrewdest pick in the draft if Jake Locker's career goes the way the Angels think it will.
May 24, 1990
Students attending Katherine Edwards Intermediate School will find something missing next fall: student lockers. School officials list numerous reasons for removal, which the Whittier City School District board approved at its regular Monday night session. For one, lockers are easy prey for thieves. "The lockers are so old," Principal Paz Enciso said. "All some need is a kick or shove to open." Others stick and stay closed. Also, lockers become targets for graffiti--some friendly, some not.