September 6, 2003
Lees -- Traeger Martha Gabriella Lees and Tim Karl Traeger, both of Sierra Madre, were married at Lakeside Beach Grill in South Lake Tahoe. Minister David Barth officiated. The maid of honor was Annette Fernandez and the bridesmaid was Dolores de Harte. The best man was Sean Hart and the groomsman was Rudolph Frank Traeger III. The reception also took place at the Lakeside Beach Grill. The couple took a honeymoon trip to Maui and Kauai, Hawaii.
September 7, 2012
A John Burroughs High School student is making a public plea for help in raising funds for an Eagle Scout project that would restore a portion of the San Gabriel River - with the help of musician Jack Johnson. Griffin Armstorff needs to raise $1,323 for his habitat restoration project, which includes removing the invasive plant tamarisk from the East Fork of the San Gabriel River and planting trees within the campsite. The money will cover materials, tools and other costs to carry out the project.
December 26, 2009
On Dec. 20, Victory Tabernacle hosted a Toys for Tots service at 10:30 a.m. for the second time. The purpose of this event was to give toys to the underprivileged during Christmastime. This year, the church was blessed to have been able to give out 200 toys during the service and another 200 toys on the Monday after the service. The local church family also provided a free dinner for all of the families with food graciously donated by the local Ralphs. One of the best parts about the service was the presence of three Marines.
February 12, 2000
Paul Clinton CIVIC CENTER -- For now, the wheels will keep on rolling. Despite reports of low ridership, the City Council voted Tuesday to extend a contract with a Rosemead transit company to keep a free after-school youth transportation program on the road. The council, with Mayor Stacey Murphy absent, unanimously approved a $25,200 payment to San Gabriel Transit Inc. Tuesday, extending the Got Wheels! program until March 31. In addition, the council said it planned to operate the program on its own after March to save money.
June 10, 2000
Joyce Rudolph Children's chorus seeks singers The Los Angeles Children's Chorus is looking for boys and girls who love to sing. Auditions are planned for Monday and Tuesday at the Pasadena Presbyterian Church. Local members are Daniel DeLange of Glendale, Chantal Marshall of La Canada Flintridge and Tessa Hendrie of Tujunga. Boys ages 8 to 12 and girls 9 to 12 are asked to apply. The group provides a music education and performance program for children of diverse cultural and economic backgrounds in Los Angeles County.
November 2, 2002
Ryan Carter The family of a 16-year-old boy who collapsed during a football game between Burbank and San Gabriel Gabrielino high schools has filed a claim against the two school districts alleging improper medical care and faulty equipment. However, the family's attorney said he will have to further investigate the incident before deciding whether to include Burbank if the claim turns into a lawsuit. The claim was filed Wednesday by the family of Gabrielino linebacker/ running back Andrew Castillo, who complained of head pain during the Oct. 4 game in Burbank and collapsed on the sideline.
May 15, 2002
Jeff Tully PROVIDENCE HIGH -- Members of the Providence High softball team might be feeling a bit elitist as the CIF Southern Section playoffs roll around. Not only is Providence the only team in the city to win a league championship -- in any sport -- during the spring season, but the Pioneer squad is the lone local softball or baseball team to make it to the postseason. The Pioneers open the Division V playoffs at 3:15 p.m. Thursday at Olive Park against San Gabriel Mission.
November 15, 2000
My friend Don Tutich and I joined the Burbank Police Department in 1958. He was a very nice person; intelligent and a natural leader. He rose through the ranks to captain and anticipated becoming chief after the retirement of Chief Robert Loranger. But the city opened the exam nationwide and hired an outsider. Don left Burbank and became the chief of San Gabriel Police Department. He retired in 1989 and he and his wife Jeanne owned race horses. Don was controversial but always within the rules of the department and the community.
September 23, 2000
Buck Wargo GLENDALE -- Charter Communications has joined with Music Television for a voter registration drive at the Glendale Community College. The voter drive starts today and runs through Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the San Gabriel Plaza at the college, 1500 N. Verdugo Road. Charter and MTV will also have a voter drive at the Burbank Media Center, 201 E. Magnolia Blvd., on Saturday and Sunday. The sign up will be on the first floor in front of Macy's between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. As a sweepstakes incentive to encourage voter registration, Charter is presenting a $500 Media Center gift certificate, 100 MTV caps and 100 MTV T-shirts.
May 31, 2008
Preliminary hearing in murder case delayed A preliminary hearing for a San Gabriel man accused of fatally stabbing Burbank resident Glen Giles was postponed until July 9. H. Russell Halpern, attorney for Jorge Ernesto Villalobos, said he asked that the hearing be delayed so he could file a second response to prosecution to dismiss evidence that he contends was obtained without a legal search warrant. Halpern said that he is optimistic about the case because the main witness ?