CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 19, 2006 |
His high school guidance counselor was surprised when Alex Oceguera became a soldier. Oceguera was in the Junior ROTC at Montclair High School, but he'd never expressed any interest in an Army career, counselor Joe Reynaga said. "I was kind of shocked to hear that he went into the military after high school," Reynaga said. Oceguera, a 19-year-old San Bernardino native, was killed Oct. 31 when his vehicle struck a roadside bomb in Wygal Valley, Afghanistan.
December 23, 1998
BASKETBALL College, men: 7 p.m.--West L.A. at Oxnard. High school, boys: 7:30 p.m.--Pilibos at Crescenta Valley; Vasquez at Fillmore; Ventura tournament, pool play, 3 p.m., Cathedral vs. Channel Islands; 4:30 p.m., Birmingham vs. Agoura; 6 p.m., Ventura vs. Valencia; 7:30 p.m., Buena vs. Santa Clara; Westlake tournament, 8 p.m., championship game; 6:30 p.m., third-place game; 5 p.m., fifth-place game; 3:30 p.m., ninth-place game (consolation final); 2 p.m., seventh-place game; 12:30 p.m.