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February 4, 2010
In light of the popularity of the Ealing comedies, it's easy to forget that Britain was producing some seriously good noir films after World War II. The five films represented at Rialto's Best of British Noir sum up the class tensions and working-class struggles that defined the postwar period. It's an educational and, more important, entertaining series. Nuart Theatre, 11272 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles. Various times Friday. www .landmarktheatres.com .
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April 16, 2014 | By Eric Sondheimer
 San Gorgonio has a junior left-handed pitcher, Hazahel Quijada, who's having a tremendous season. He struck out 17 on Tuesday in San Gorgonio's 7-2 win over Rialto in a San Andreas League game. On the season, Quijada is 6-1 with an 0.74 ERA and 64 strikeouts in 38 innings. San Gorgonio is 13-2 and 5-1 in league. Eric.sondheimer@latimes.com  
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SPORTS
August 15, 1989
Encino earned its first trip to the Pony League World Series with an 11-5 thumping of Rialto in the championship game of the U. S. West Zone Pony League championship Monday night in Camarillo. Encino used the strong relief pitching of Chris Ferebee, who picked up the win, to shut down an early Rialto threat, and then rallied in the fourth inning to put the game out of reach. Encino will open World Series play Friday against host Washington, Pa.
NEWS
February 20, 2014 | By Robin Rauzi
On Wednesday, The Times' Op-Ed page published a plea from the owner of the Rialto , a little movie theater in Grayling, Mich., for the movie studios to help small-town theaters make the transition to digital projection. While we didn't go into depth on the cost in the piece, it is an expensive proposition. Projectors are just part of the cost, author Jordan Stancil told us during editing. A cinema that already had a high-quality sound system and modernized screen components might be able to spend about $40,000.
SPORTS
October 16, 1992 | KENNEDY COSGROVE
The Rialto High Knights, in their inaugural season, won their first game, 21-14, over host Burroughs in a nonleague football game Thursday night. The winless Indians (0-6) were undone by Rialto wide receiver Jason Carnell, who blocked two punts and caught a third-quarter touchdown pass despite playing with a cast to protect a dislocated finger. Carnell's second blocked punt set up Bryan Rubin's six-yard touchdown run with 23 seconds left in the first half and boosted the Knights' lead to 13-0.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 4, 1986 | LOUIS SAHAGUN, Times Staff Writer
As his wife waited in his patrol car, a veteran Rialto police officer was shot and killed early Monday by man who later barricaded himself in a house for five hours before surrendering, police said. Another officer and a resident of the house were wounded. Sgt. Gary Wolfley, 31, a 12-year veteran of the force, was the first policeman to die in the line of duty in Rialto, a city of 53,000 residents about 55 miles east of Los Angeles. Rialto Police Lt.
NEWS
July 11, 2002 | DAVID FERRELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Home is a green concrete tepee on a boulevard of barred buildings and weedy lots. Rudy Rios arrived late at the Wigwam Motel--50 years after it became a novelty stopping place for families driving west to Los Angeles. He got here the way so many guests now do, through hardship, after a divorce left him homeless. "Sometimes," Rios said, "you come out with nothing." The Wigwam would be just another low-rent motel on Foothill Boulevard, at the Rialto and San Bernardino border, if not for its striking architecture and iconic status on historic Route 66. The 20 tepees left over from 1950 are all 30 feet tall and clustered like an Indian village.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 15, 1992
Congress passes bills. The bills do not become law unless the President signs them. Not one cent gets spent without the President's signature on the bills. LeROY BURRIS, Rialto
NEWS
November 20, 1988
CBS should give "The Van Dyke Show" and "Annie McGuire" (new) time slots in which to establish themselves without the competition of "Growing Pains" and "Head of the Class." They are good new shows and can become popular if they aren't victimized by the ratings game. J. A. Adams, Rialto
NEWS
October 17, 1985
A statewide manhunt has led to the arrests of two suspects in a major counterfeiting and auto theft ring. The Riverside County Sheriff's Department said Randall Clifton Kling, 29, of Rialto and Robert E. Bullock, 30, of Martinez had been sought by an interagency task force that also included the California Highway Patrol, the state Department of Motor Vehicles and the U.S. Secret Service.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 4, 2014 | By KTLA
A former Rialto School Board president was arrested at his home Tuesday after authorities allegedly discovered child pornography on his home computer. Daniel Lee Mays, 65, was taken into custody after bringing his computer to a repair shop where a technician allegedly discovered the child pornography. “The children appear to be between 5 and 12 years old,” said Rialto police Sgt. Richard Royce. A search of Mays' home uncovered additional images of child porn on hard drives and computer discs, Royce said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 25, 2014 | By Bob Pool
All that was missing Saturday were the searchlights as thousands filed through theater lobby doors to get a rare glimpse of the grand old movie palaces that line Broadway in downtown Los Angeles. "This is like discovering treasure in an old tomb," marveled Venice architect Peter Culley as he stepped from the opulent 2,000-seat Los Angeles Theatre, which opened in 1931. "This is the first time I've been here. We're really surprised because it doesn't give the impression of being this large from the street.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 15, 2014 | By Ari Bloomekatz
Like many residents in and around Fontana, 33-year-old Regina Ignacio was awoken early Wednesday morning by shaking. "I was in bed. ... I knew it was an earthquake," Ignacio said. "They're just scary because you don't know if it's going to get worse. " The magnitude 4.4 earthquake struck at 1:35 a.m. and was centered about three miles north of Fontana and about five miles northwest of Rialto. There were no immediate reports of injuries or major damage. Some residents said items fell off their dressers, while others took to Twitter to describe minor damage inside their homes.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 23, 2013 | By Ari Bloomekatz
Authorities are searching for four bicyclists who went missing Sunday in the Angeles National Forest. The search began about 7 p.m. when the four cyclists were several hours late returning from their planned ride from Mt. Wilson to the Jet Propulsion Laboratory Windsor Turnout in Pasadena, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. The cyclists, who were not immediately identified, are from Glendale, North Hollywood, Rialto and Sunland. The Sheriff's Department said family members found automobiles belonging to the riders at the Windsor turnout.  Search-and-rescue teams, aided by a helicopter, searched for the men -- who range in age from 28 to 38 -- until about 4 a.m. Monday, according to the authorities.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 11, 2013 | By Robert J. Lopez
A quadriplegic Rialto councilman, who is  a former police officer, crashed his vehicle in a ditch in the High Desert and spent 11 hours unconscious before he was rescued Wednesday afternoon, authorities said. Shawn O'Connell was driving north on the 15 Freeway in Devore about 2 a.m. Wednesday when he suffered a back spasm, causing him to veer off the pavement and land in a 30-foot ditch about 50 yards from the roadway, according to police. O'Connell, 45, who was headed to see a friend in the Victorville area, lost consciousness as cold set in and heavy winds buffeted his stranded vehicle, police said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 29, 2013 | By Jack Leonard
A Rialto police officer was injured Thursday night after trying to break up a fight among shoppers outside a Wal-Mart store during a Black Friday sale, authorities said. Two people were arrested in connection with the incident in the store's parking lot, police said. One of the officers involved in the incident suffered a fractured right hand and finger, Rialto Police Sgt. Nicholas Borchard said in a news release. Police said the incident began around 7:07 p.m. when a shopper was attacked as he was walking across the parking lot of the Wal-Mart on Riverside Drive.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 10, 2002 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Two fireworks technicians continued to recover Tuesday from burns suffered at a Fourth of July show in Calabasas, authorities said. David McGregor and Chester Sharp of Rialto-based Pyro Spectaculars were injured when a pyrotechnic device exploded at about eye level near the end of the city-sponsored show, authorities said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 23, 2006 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A driver struck and killed a woman walking along the San Bernardino Freeway in Colton early Saturday, then fled after part of the victim's body smashed through his windshield, police said. The driver was later arrested after dumping the partial remains in a commercial trash bin, authorities said. Lawrence Chico, 20, of Rialto was booked on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter and hit-and-run, the California Highway Patrol said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 11, 2013 | By Richard Winton
Rialto schools chief Harold Cebrun denied Friday that he had an "intimate relationship" with a district accountant accused of embezzling $1.8 million after photos emerged that he says show the pair hugging and him giving her a brief kiss. Nutritional services accountant Judith Oakes, 48, was arrested in August after being seen on video stuffing cash in her bra. She pleaded not guilty Wednesday to 16 felonies and was being held in lieu of $1.8-million bail in what authorities have called the largest white-collar crime in city history.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 5, 2013 | Richard Winton
Usually it's the school bully who steals lunch money from the kids. But in Rialto, it's allegedly the accountant hired to keep an eye on the lunch money. When accountant Judith Oakes was arrested on suspicion of embezzling from the school district's nutrition services department this summer -- allegedly caught on surveillance tape stuffing cash in her bra -- officials said they were staggered when they were told that as much as $3.16 million might be missing. Oakes faces the prospect of embezzlement and grand theft charges, but the fallout from the lunch money episode could continue as law enforcement agencies and the state Department of Education investigate why the loss was not spotted sooner.
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