| Jun 7, 2014
| 4:00 PM
In the aftermath of a senior season at USC that saw Kevin Swick turn in a stellar campaign on the diamond and in the classroom en route to becoming a Capitol One Academic All-American, the La Cañada Flintridge product was bestowed the opportunity to...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 4:44 PM
Whether it was starting in the NCAA World Series as a freshman or his ascent through the minor leagues, St. Francis High graduate Christian Bergman has been on the rise since his days as a Golden Knights standout leading his team to the CIF finals.
| Jun 11, 2014
It certainly didn’t take long for St. Francis High alumnus Christian Bergman to achieve his ultimate career goal.
Four years after being drafted by the Colorado Rockies, the starting pitcher made his Major League debut Monday night with Colorado...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 4:32 PM
After the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft last week came and went without his name scrolling across the computer screen, Michael Noteware’s disappointment lasted less than a minute before his cell phone rang.
Noteware, who played at...
| May 8, 2014
| 5:19 PM
May is “thank your local teacher” month: Teacher Appreciation Week (May 5 through 9), National Teacher Day (May 6) and California’s Day of the Teacher (May 14).
While it is nice to have one’s vocation be singled out, it would be...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:54 PM
Every child ought to have a dream, a big dream. It ought to be a human right.
Mine was to be a major league baseball player. It was the summer of 1948 and my family bought our first house and I listened to Jimmy Dudley and Jack Graney on the radio and...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 3:15 PM
Rule No. 1: The Dodgers will always break your heart.
There’s a slang word in L.A. Spanish. The word is asco. The word asco is nearly untranslatable, but it roughly means disgusting, shameful, shameless and has cooties.
Remember this word.
| Mar 29, 2014
| 6:21 PM
Former Crescenta Valley High standout Trevor Bell has a new home.
The one-time Major League baseball first-round draft pick was selected as a member of the opening day roster for the Cincinnati Reds.
“Oh my gosh, it feels like nine years of hard...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 7:32 PM
Things finally got moving for a handful of baseball players with local ties on the final day of the Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft on Saturday.
While the wait was longer than hoped for a quartet of players who’ve spent time with...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 8:30 PM
GLENDALE — Tracey Weber may be a full-grown adult, but he felt like a little kid when he met Los Angeles Dodgers starting first baseman Adrián González Friday afternoon.
“I couldn’t believe it, I was tongue tied,” said Weber,...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 2:18 PM
Honesty, integrity and fairness were among the major themes local students and community leaders discussed Wednesday at the 28th annual Youth, Leadership and the Future Conference.
Around 100 students from the Glendale, Burbank and La Cañada Flintridge...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 5:14 PM
COMPTON — After a week that included four straight one-run games and an exciting tournament finale, the Arroyo Seco Saints 19U baseball team enjoyed a rare reprieve Thursday afternoon.
The West Zone champions spared all the drama by scoring 10 runs...