February 23, 1992
Dominic Tu, a senior at Sierra Vista High School in Baldwin Park, won first place in the Challenge of a Free Society essay contest sponsored by the Covina Optimist Club. Christina Castro, also a senior at Sierra Vista, won second, and Mario Aloway, a senior at South Hills High School in West Covina, won third. The three were given medals by the local club.
June 14, 1988
Shortstop Mark Razook of Cal State Fullerton has signed to play with the Seattle Mariners, Seattle scout Ken Houp said Monday. Razook, a junior, hit .246 with 1 home run, 11 doubles and 27 runs-batted in this season. He will report to the Mariners' Class A team in Wausau, Wis., at the end of the week. Razook attended South Hills High School in West Covina, where he was the athlete of the year in 1985. He was drafted by the New York Yankees out of high school but elected to play at Fullerton.
April 13, 1995
Customers of the Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District can get free low-flush toilets April 22 at South Hills High School in West Covina and May 13 at Baldwin Park High School. The area includes Arcadia, Baldwin Park, Bassett, Bradbury, Duarte, El Monte, Irwindale, La Puente, Monrovia, Rosemead, San Gabriel, South El Monte, South San Gabriel, South Pasadena, Temple City and Valinda.
October 13, 1991
Paul Viveros of Glendora, Kerry Jo Corboy of Covina and Gustave Romo of Baldwin Park have been named President's Council Scholars for 1990-91 at Cal Poly Pomona. The award is the highest merit scholarship available to students at the university. Viveros, from the School of Hotel and Restaurant Management, graduated from South Hills High School and attended Citrus Community College and Mt. San Antonio College. Corboy, from the College of Arts, is a psychology/premed major. She attended St.
January 13, 1991
Three Covina-area students have claimed top local honors in an essay contest sponsored by Optimist International. First place went to Kimberly Stabile, a senior at South Hills High School in West Covina. Dominic Tu, a junior at Sierra Vista High School in Baldwin Park, placed second, and Jim Gleason, a junior at Covina High School finished third. The students' essay topic was "Freedom: A Right or Privilege."