CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 24, 1999 |
Two community leaders have been appointed co-chairmen of the Ventura County school-to-career executive committee. Barbara Thorpe and Victor Martinez will replace Gene Hansmeier and JoLynn Feinstein, who both served a one-year term. Thorpe and Martinez will work with staff to prepare agendas, outline project goals and help organize special events such as the Business Outreach Conference. Thorpe is associate academic vice president of Cal State University Channel Islands.
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.
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.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
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.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
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.
November 14, 2005 |
Pity the pool man. The profit is being drained from his chlorinated world because of the high price of energy. It's boosting his expenses on all fronts: the gasoline that powers the pickups, the chemicals that burn away algae, even the nets that whisk away leaves and dead bugs. To compensate, pool service technicians -- that's what the industry calls pool cleaners -- are cautiously raising prices, trying to stay afloat without losing customers to the constant allure of do-it-yourself savings.
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.
April 14, 2005 |
Travis Hafner signed a $7-million, three-year contract with the Indians on Wednesday, the second Cleveland player given a long-term deal since the start of the season. Hafner, whose agreement could be worth $11.5 million over four seasons, batted .311 last year with 28 homers and 109 runs batted in as the team's designated hitter. He gets $500,000 this season, $2.5 million next year and $3.75 million in 2007. Cleveland has a $4.75-million option for 2008 with a $250,000 buyout.