May 3, 1990
An Atwater man charged with murder in Glendale's first fatal drive-by shooting pleaded guilty Friday to a reduced charge. Jose Onofre Carrillo, 24, pleaded guilty in Pasadena Superior Court to voluntary manslaughter, in an agreement that he would be sentenced to eight years in prison, said Deputy Dist. Atty. Nancy M. Naftel. A murder conviction carries a maximum sentence of life in prison, she said.
May 18, 2007 |
Fausto Carmona's sinker devastated the Minnesota Twins. "It's not normal," Torii Hunter said of Carmona's go-to pitch. "He's not even human. It was so scary, I thought I was hung over." Carmona (5-1) pitched a four-hitter for his first career shutout and beat Johan Santana for the second time in less than a month as the Cleveland Indians defeated the Twins, 2-0, to complete a three-game sweep. Santana (4-4) gave up consecutive home runs to Victor Martinez and Ryan Garko in the seventh.
April 19, 2009 |
Asdrubal Cabrera hit a grand slam and a run-scoring single in a 14-run second inning and the Cleveland Indians defeated the New York Yankees, 22-4, Saturday. Mark DeRosa and Shin Soo-Choo each hit three-run home runs, Travis Hafner, Grady Sizemore and Victor Martinez had solo shots and Manager Eric Wedge earned his 500th victory. It was the most runs for the Indians since they beat New York, 22-0, on Aug. 31, 2004, at the old Yankee Stadium.
November 2, 1996 |
Victor Martinez scored on a two-yard plunge with 1 minute 48 seconds remaining to give Santiago a 36-33 upset of visiting Pacifica. That put the Cavaliers (5-3, 3-1) in the playoffs for the first time this decade. . Santiago can finish second in the league with victories over La Quinta and Los Amigos in the final weeks of the season. Preseason favorite Pacifica (5-3, 2-3) must defeat Bolsa Grande Thursday to keep its hopes of an at-large playoff spot alive.
August 9, 1987 |
Down on the corner, a fat man in turquoise slacks blows "Amazing Grace" on saxophone. It is dusk and the air is cool along Hollywood Boulevard. A punk rocker and his girlfriend stand outside George's Burgers, waiting for nightfall. Like always, Nikki Payne and Stoney are holding court on the sidewalk in front of Greco's New York Pizza. This is home to Hollywood's Heavy Metal kids, with their long hair, black T-shirts, silver crosses and spiked bracelets.
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August 25, 1997
A man shot and killed in an apparent drive-by shooting Saturday night has been identified as 19-year-old Victor Hugo Martinez, authorities said Sunday. Police still are searching for suspects. Officer Jim Donnelly said Martinez, of Santa Ana, was shot in the ribs at 8:41 p.m. on the sidewalk in the 1000 block of West Occidental Street. The Police Department's gang unit is investigating the case. Martinez died after being transported to a local hospital, police said.
June 20, 1988
"A Celebration of the Argentine Cinema," a week of festivities, will kick off tonight with an Academy-hosted evening at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater, 8949 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills. Robert Wise, president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, will host an invitation-only reception, preceding an 8 p.m. screening of highlights from Argentine films that is open to the public. Dr. Victor Martinez, the vice president of Argentina, and Theodore Gilfred, U.S.
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November 14, 1996 |
Two suspected carjackers were arrested in Garden Grove early Wednesday after threatening a man with a knife and then stealing his Acura Legend from his driveway, police said. Victor Martinez Bustos, 20, of La Habra, and a 17-year-old Santa Ana boy were both arrested on suspicion of carjacking and possession of stolen property after a short chase, said Sgt. Andy Jauch of the Garden Grove Police Department. Bustos was taken to Orange County Jail and the boy to Juvenile Hall.
October 14, 1995
Octavio Villa rushed eight times for 91 yards and scored three touchdowns to lead Santiago to a 53-0 Garden Grove League victory over Bolsa Grande Friday night. The victory was costly for the Cavaliers (4-2, 2-0). Leading rusher Carlos Carbajal and starting lineman Mario Carbajal went down with knee injuries in the first half. Carlos Carbajal, who has rushed for more than 600 yards this season, finished with 44 yards in five carries.
April 2, 2008 |
NEW YORK -- Last opener at the old place, first win for Joe Girardi. Chien-Ming Wang shut down the Toronto Blue Jays for seven innings, making Girardi a winner in his rain-delayed debut as Yankees manager and sending New York to a record-setting 3-2 victory Tuesday night. After wet weather postponed the festivities Monday, Wang and the Yankees beat Toronto ace Roy Halladay to win their major league-best 11th consecutive home opener.