October 22, 2000 |
For a guy with the big title, the office doesn't have much of a view. Even on the sunniest of days, Rob Burnett looks out of his ground-floor window onto a cinder-block wall painted several shades of dirty beige. It's certainly not Broadway, which is where Burnett has resided the last four years as executive producer of "The Late Show With David Letterman."
September 18, 1990 |
Whenever there is an athletic transfer case like the one involving cousins Derek and Leland Sparks, football players who switched from Van Nuys Montclair Prep to Santa Ana Mater Dei last week, there are seldom any real winners. Usually, there are just victims.
September 13, 1990 |
Amid charges of grade tampering and free tuition at Montclair Prep in Van Nuys, the CIF Southern Section Executive Committee Wednesday ordered an in-house investigation into the school's football program. The charges took place during a three-hour session, and there was speculation that the investigation could result in severe punishment for Montclair Prep.
May 7, 1992 |
Montclair Prep, long at odds with the Southern Section over recruiting violations, was voted out of the Alpha League on Wednesday by league members, reducing the school to free-lance status effective next school year. Five Alpha League members voted unanimously to oust Montclair Prep in a three-hour meeting of school principals at Marshall High in Pasadena.
May 10, 1991 |
Alpha League officials plan to propose further penalties against Montclair Prep's athletics program at a league meeting May 20, saying that Southern Section sanctions imposed against Montclair Prep two weeks ago for recruiting violations are not harsh enough. The Southern Section placed Montclair Prep on three years' probation and banned the Mounties from playoffs in all sports the next school year and for three years in football.
December 31, 1994
Laguna Hills had five wrestlers advance to the final round and came away with four champions and 166 1/2 points to win the Montclair Invitational on Friday at Montclair High School. Jeff Greco, ranked first in the county at 140 pounds, started the Hawks' run by pinning Brian Smith of Montclair in 1 minute 47 seconds. Jeff's brother Mike followed with a major decision, 9-0, against Gilbert Ochoa of Paramount at 145.