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February 15, 1990
Lowell A. Andrews, a longtime Glendora civic leader and 1986 Citizen of the Year, died Monday. He was 82. He was retired from the U.S. Forest Service, where he specialized in watershed management. A resident of Glendora for 54 years, he was president of the Kiwanis Club and had served as director of the Chamber of Commerce, the Foothill Presbyterian Hospital Foundation and the Glendora Coordinating Council.
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August 25, 1994
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday for Violette G. Steiner, an art teacher and coordinator of the Head Start program for the Baldwin Park Unified School District for 39 years. Steiner died Aug. 11. She was 88 years old.
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May 25, 1995
The American Legion District 18 will host Memorial Day services Monday throughout the San Gabriel Valley: * Pomona Memorial Park will hold a traditional service at 9 a.m. at the park, 502 Franklin Ave. The program will include participants from service and veteran's organizations and the American Legion Post 30 Honor Guard. An open house will be held at Charles P. Rowe Post 30, 239 E. Holt Ave., after the program. * Irwindale Veterans of Foreign Wars Post will host a 10 a.m.
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May 26, 1994 | VICTORIA MALKI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The American Legion District 18 will be host of the following Memorial Day services on Monday throughout the San Gabriel Valley: * The Grand Army and Women's Relief Corps' traditional program will be at 9 a.m. in Pomona Memorial Park, 502 Franklin Ave., The program will include participants from service and veterans organizations and a message by Mayor Eddie Cortez. An open house will be held at Charles P. Rowe Post 30, 239 E. Holt Ave., after the program.
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March 27, 1996 | TINA NGUYEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A twice-convicted drunk driver arrested after a fatal crash Monday was driving with a suspended license and had failed to complete alcohol abuse programs since 1992, court records show. Steven Edward Schumacher, 38, of Seal Beach was arrested on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter and driving under the influence of alcohol. Investigators allege he ran a red light and broadsided a Honda carrying four people, killing passenger Roberto Ferrer, 22, of Westminster.
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January 29, 2006 | Anna Gorman, Times Staff Writer
Emilia Arellano begged her son not to return to Iraq. He had already served two tours of duty and was wounded the second time. She urged him to tell the Marine Corps that his mother was ill and needed him at home. But Cpl. Carlos Arellano, 22, refused to lie, his mother said. He didn't want to be seen as a coward. And he didn't want a tarnished record. So in September, he again left for Iraq.
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January 5, 2006 | Jia-Rui Chong, Times Staff Writer
For years, Oakdale Memorial Park in Glendora actively sought the business of Korean immigrants who fought with Americans in the Korean and Vietnam wars. The cemetery distributed a glossy brochure showing watercolor sketches of three imposing stone markers and an incense burner that would serve as the gateway to a walled-off area dedicated to Korean veterans. It also bused in Korean veterans for tours.
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September 27, 1992 | WILLSON CUMMER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Expressing forgiveness and sorrow, more than 200 mourners on Saturday attended the funeral of six people killed in the deadliest traffic accident in Orange County history. The graveside ceremony at Rose Hills Memorial Park was marked by tearful hymns and passages from the Bible as grieving families tried to comfort each other with the thought of rejoining their loved ones in heaven.
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September 24, 1992 | THUAN LE and ERIC BAILEY, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
A 23-year-old Riverside man was identified Wednesday as the suspected driver of a pickup truck that triggered the deadliest traffic accident in Orange County history. But police believe that the man, Fernando Hernandez Flores, might have fled to Mexico. At a 9 p.m.
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March 5, 1990 | STEVE PADILLA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Cemetery workers at Rose Hills Memorial Park were baffled when fires began erupting in trash cans dotting the cemetery's neatly tended hillsides six years ago. The mysterious puffs of smoke and flame even prompted a visit by a concerned fire marshal, who "came to ask what the heck was going on," recalled Dennis C. Poulsen, Rose Hills' president. After a few months, officials of the cemetery near Whittier finally learned the cause.
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