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Colman Foster - 1957

January 12, 2019 by Katie Raftery Foster (Register to contact)

It is with a sad heart I inform you that my beloved husband of 58 plus years has gone to be with Jesus .
The Lord took Colman home July 23, 2018. It was a tough journey! Colman loved the Lord and served him honorably as a Teacher. Coach , missionary , pastor and continued servant until his death. I remain at our home I
In Lake Tahoe . He loved Covina High ! I miss him so much but I will continue on with our ministry in Tahoe and the world! To all of our fellow COLTS I say thank you for your many years of friendship
God Bless you all
Katie Raftery Foster and family

Darlene Albert

October 2, 2014 by William Tom Vaughn (Register to contact)

Sad to announce Darlene passed away in Portland OR. Nov.19 2013.

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Rialto man arrested at Covina High School, loaded gun found near campus  The San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Police arrested a Rialto man at Covina High School on Friday after police found a loaded gun hidden just outside the school, authorities said. School officials ...



West Covina High to debut new $6 million football stadium  The San Gabriel Valley Tribune

West Covina High School's Thyberg Stadium is set for its grand re-opening Friday after a $6 million improvement project. In honor of the re-opening, the West ...



Girl Walking to School Escapes Would-Be Kidnappers in Covina  KTLA Los Angeles

A teenage girl broke free from the grasp of a would-be kidnapper who grabbed her while she was walking to school in Covina on Friday morning, authorities ...



Covina football coach Joe Brown resigns after seven years in charge  The San Gabriel Valley Tribune

One year after leading the Covina High School football team to the Division 11 championship game and earning area coach of the year honors, Colts football ...



Construction has begun on new Edgewood events and aquatics facilities in West Covina  The San Gabriel Valley Tribune

By next fall, West Covina's Edgewood High is expected to debut new event and aquatics centers, with the projects totaling $28 million in cost. Earlier this month ...



Covina High was part of the national student walkouts but media were barred from covering  The San Gabriel Valley Tribune

More than 200 students at Covina High School joined their counterparts nationwide and across the San Gabriel Valley on Wednesday to urge adults to do what ...



South Hills High Grad Pleads No Contest To Threatening School  Patch.com

Man Pleads No Contest To Threatening School - Diamond Bar-Walnut, CA - A man was sentenced after threatening to shoot up the West Covina school.



Thirty High School Seniors Awarded $1.2 Million in Scholarships From Edison International  Lasentinel

Thirty high school seniors from the class of 2019 have been named Edison Scholars and will be awarded $1.2 million in scholarships to dream big and power ...



West Covina High School Student, 15, Arrested After Allegedly Threatening to Kill Teacher During Class  KTLA

A 15-year-old West Covina High School student was taken into custody after allegedly threatening to shoot and kill his teacher and police officers, authorities ...



Covina baseball lands Kevin Smith as new head coach  The San Gabriel Valley Tribune

If Kevin Smith's track record is any indicator, the Covina High School baseball program is in for good things. The veteran baseball coach announced this week ...



LA Varsity photos: The fun, fans and great plays of Week 1 of high school football playoffs  The San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Images of fans, stadiums and action from Week 1 of high school football playoffs around Los Angeles County, Nov. 1-3. Previous. Westlake quarterback Marco ...



West Covina students host vigil for peer who committed suicide  The San Gabriel Valley Tribune

WEST COVINA >> Friends and fellow students remembered 16-year-old Ian Armas as a happy and reliable friend who was one of the brightest kids in his class ...



Pandemonium in West Covina over challenging sanctuary state law  The San Gabriel Valley Tribune

A meeting of the West Covina City Council on Tuesday broke down numerous times into chants and shouts as supporters and detractors of California's so-called ...



Glendora to consider calling March special election for sales tax measure  The San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Glendora leaders will consider Tuesday night whether they should let voters decide in a March special election whether to hike the local sales tax by 0.75 cents.



SGVN Boys Athlete of the Week: Brian Love, Muir  The San Gabriel Valley Tribune

SGVN Boys Athlete of the Week. Name: Brian Love. School: Muir. Sport: Football. Year: Senior. Noteworthy: With several players on defense missing the game ...



Photos: San Gabriel Valley valedictorians for the Class of 2018  The San Gabriel Valley Tribune

We asked schools across the San Gabriel Valley to have their valedictorians submit their photos and some biographical information to celebrate their ...



West Covina teachers arrested in San Clemente beach sex incidents  OCRegister

A West Covina high school teacher was arrested Saturday on suspicion of having sex with an underage student during a camping trip at San Clemente State ...



Did One Hit Lead to a 13-Year-Old's Suicide?  Bleacher Report

More than a thousand people came to James Ransom's funeral. His parents, Greg and Courtney, and his sisters, Julia and Lillie, were in attendance, each one ...



Husky Football Players Who Outplayed Their Rankings  247Sports

A look at 15 Husky players who have outplayed their ratings and rankings coming out of high school...



West Covina holds off Diamond Ranch in High School football  Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

POMONA >> No prep football league came down to the final week as tight as the Hacienda League. There was the possibility of a five-way tie for first place, ...



Jerri "Babs" Dickens | Obituaries  Big Bear Grizzly

Jerri Dickens, 67 of Big Bear Lake, California, passed away on Saturday November 24, 2018, at Hope West Care Center in Grand Junction, Colorado, ...



Saturday Morning Quarterback: Coach Brandon Rohrer delivering for Glendora  The San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Saturday Morning Quarterback will appear weekly and offer a look back on the Friday night that was while trying to make sense of the madness that is high ...



Car crash sparks brush fire near Glendora, at least one person is killed  The San Gabriel Valley Tribune

One person died after a car went over the edge of the road in the mountains above Glendora on Monday, starting a brush fire. Capt. Andy Berg with the Los ...



Veterans honored at Field of Valor in Covina  KABC-TV

A special Veterans Day ceremony is taking place Tuesday at a Covina middle school, where a field covered in American Flags honors those who fought for our ...



Covina youth center reflects on slaying, legacy of Manny Moreno  The San Gabriel Valley Tribune

COVINA >> A nonprofit organization dedicated to keeping kids away from gangs, drugs and violence through sports, academic and life mentorship marked a ...



How one California district narrowed its Latino achievement gap  EdSource

Last year, a girl in Melody Gonzalez's class at Las Palmas Middle School, in the San Gabriel Valley, started sobbing in class one day. Gonzales asked her what ...



The new kid: Upland High starts school year with new principal  Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

UPLAND >> Monday was Pamela Salgado's first day at Upland High School. “It was awesome,” she said, shortly before the final bell rang. “It was a great first ...



West Covina Woman’s Club hosts spring fashion show April 23  The San Gabriel Valley Tribune

The “Colors of Spring” fashion show presented by the West Covina Woman's Club is set for 11 a.m. April 23 at Via Verde Country Club, 1400 Avenida Entrada, ...



Former local football standouts realize their NFL dreams  San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Perhaps it didn't play out according to their dream script, but as of today, former local football standouts Keith Smith and Chad Young are in the NFL. Smith, who ...



Covina couple finds satisfaction in serving others  San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Many consider it lucky to make it through a marriage, to remain intact. But Covina power couple Corinne and Don Kemp have used their marriage as a tool to aid ...



Boise State roster countdown 2018: Day 79, Eric Quevedo  One Bronco Nation Under God

We've entered a rich, nougaty vein of O-lineman on our countdown, so let's kick off the 70s with a returning starter—Eric Quevedo #79, Eric Quevedo, Junior, OL ...



David Gary Brett Sr. | Obituaries | hanfordsentinel.com  Hanford Sentinel

David Gary Brett Sr. August 17, 1939-August 9, 2018. David Gary Brett Sr. was born on August 17, 1939 to Rolland Willard and Frances Bell Brett in Lancaster, ...



Anti-LGBTQ hate group protest at Claremont High School  Los Angeles Times

On the crisp fall morning of Monday, Nov. 12, the quiet college town of Claremont, California laid silent. Well, almost. Although Claremont High School students ...



Covina Sunrise Rotary, volunteers clothe 30,000th child in ‘Operation Santa Clothes’  San Gabriel Valley Tribune

The cost of clothing a single child can seem pretty high. But the price of clothes for 30,000 children is almost inconceivably high. Covina Sunrise Rotary and ...



Melissa Ortega earns state award despite 2008 family tragedy  San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Recent Covina High School graduate Melissa Ortega has overcome a tragedy many can't even conceive. So it came as no surprise to Claudia Karnoski, ...



Opinion: Dear Democrats, Illegal Immigration is not a manufactured crisis  Los Angeles Times

Democrats and progressives alike have been calling illegal immigration a so-called "manufactured process." This is in response to the Trump's often explosive ...



California's Camp Fire destroys thousands of buildings, kills many  Los Angeles Times

In Butte County, Ca., a dangerous fire spread. The Camp Fire got its name from beginning along Camp Creek Road at 6:33 a.m. on Nov. 8. Since then, the fire ...



Family IDs 1 of 3 Marines Missing in Crash Off Australia as Ruben Velasco of Southern California  KTLA

Family members and friends have identified one of the Marines missing following a U.S. military aircraft crash off the coast of Australia as Ruben Velasco from ...



Downtown Pomona becomes a giant canvas for annual Chalk Art Festival  The San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Hundreds of young artists gathered at Shaun Diamond Plaza Saturday, Nov. 11 and covered it and the surrounding sidewalks with art. Previous. Chalk artists ...



Thousand Oaks faces sorrow: the Borderline Bar shooting  Los Angeles Times

Prior to November 7, Thousand Oaks held the reputation of being a safe and quiet community in the state of California. On November 7 at approximately 11:20 ...



From the Archives: Lawrence Phillips' grit and power tested off the field, too  Omaha World-Herald

When Lawrence Phillips arrived at a Los Angeles-area group home for the first time in 1987, the 12-year-old strode into the recreation room and boldly lit a ...



Photos: CIF-SS Championship games for basketball, soccer  The San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Nogales' Joseph Flores celebrates after his team defeated Foothill Technology, 78-65, in the CIF-SS Division 5AA boys basketball championship game at Azusa ...



LA River High School hosts its Environmental Summit  Los Angeles Times

For the first time, students and staff welcomed an informative and important event on the school grounds of Sotomayor Center For Arts and Science on Saturday, ...



Pedestrian killed in Riverside train incident  San Bernardino County Sun

A pedestrian died in a collision with a train in Riverside on the evening of Sunday, Oct. 7. The incident was reported at 7:26 p.m. near the intersection of ...



Donate Blood In Arcadia, San Gabriel Valley  Patch.com

Where To Donate Blood In Arcadia, SGV - Arcadia, CA - January is National Blood Donor Month and with many donation centers established across SGV here is ...



1st Major Storm of the Year Brings Rain to SoCal, Triggers Evacuations Amid Concerns of Mudslides in Burn Areas  KTLA Los Angeles

The first significant storm system of the year this week will cause a concern for debris flow in recent burn areas across Southern California, according to the ...



4 pedestrians struck and injured by vehicle in Perris; driver taken into custody  San Bernardino County Sun

Two adults and two juveniles were transported to local hospitals Saturday after they were struck by a vehicle near a major Perris intersection, authorities said.



Duarte goes quietly into new district-only elections  The San Gabriel Valley Tribune

“Heck no!” Duarte Mayor Margaret Finlay said this month as she cast the lone City Council vote against moving to district-only council elections. “Clearly this is ...



47 school districts in state of uncertainty  Los Angeles Times

Segregation into a chaotic special education classroom environment was not what they had been looking for. “[The school from our district of residence] never ...



Electric scooters: Part of the transportation solution or public nuisance?  Los Angeles Times

In Santa Monica's multi-modal community, city planners are interested in getting people out of their cars and onto bicycles and walking. But where do electric ...



When will it stop? — Inside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School during the shooting  Los Angeles Times

My condolences are with the victims of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and their families. On February 14, the sounds of gunshots were heard all ...



Jose Ernesto Rodriguez Jr., 1965–2018  Tehachapi News

Jose Rodriguez Jr. passed away following his battle with cancer on Sunday, Feb. 4, while at his home. He was 52 years old.



'Performing with the Pros' with David Burnham at CSArts-SGV  Los Angeles Times

For California School of the Arts-San Gabriel Valley's (CSArts-SGV)'s first “Performing with the Pros” event, students in grades seven to 11 from the Musical ...



Secretary of State Alex Padilla involves school districts in pre-registration initiative with online toolkit  Los Angeles Times

In an effort to better reinforce the concept of pre-registering to vote, the secretary of state has launched an online Back-to-School Pre-Registration Toolkit, ...



Man convicted of 2008 Barstow double homicide had history of mental illness  San Bernardino Sun

WEST COVINA >> The warning signs had been present long before Collin Lee McGlaughlin fatally shot a teenage couple, execution-style, inside an abandoned ...



Graduates-to-be: Need mortarboard inspiration? Check out these graduation caps  OCRegister

If you want your graduation hat to stand out, draw inspiration from these previous mortarboard cap designs and messages.



SF International Senior Loses State Wrestling Championship  Mission Local

San Francisco International senior Marlyn Martinez had high hopes for the state wrestling championship last Friday. “I thought I was more prepared,”



New Matter donates $200K in MOD-t 3D printers & supplies to 100 US schools  3ders.org

New Matter today announced the lucky recipients of its Educate and Inspire Grant program. The company, founded in 2014 as a division of Idealab, will donate ...



The real facts on Irwindale corruption: Letters  The San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Just the Irwindale facts. Time passes quickly, but time does not change the facts. Dismissed charges of misappropriation of public funds by Irwindale Mayor Mark ...



Sotomayor Wolves Soccer Team Win Semi Finals and Advance to the CIF Championship  Los Angeles Times

Sotomayor Wolves Soccer team played Fremont High School for the semi-finals in the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Championship on February 27.



Ethan Hirschberg  Los Angeles Times

Ethan Hirschberg is a teenager living in San Diego, CA. Ethan was diagnosed with high functioning Autism at age two and he is the founder/blogger of The ...



Anthony Gharib  Los Angeles Times

Anthony Gharib is a Student Journalist at Herbert Hoover High School in Glendale, CA. He is currently a junior, and sports editor and first junior Editor In Chief in ...



Environmental Summit comes to LA River School  Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles River students celebrated Earth Day by having their First Annual Environmental Summit on the Sotomayor campus. On April 28, Los Angeles River ...



Message to my next president  Los Angeles Times

While most students aren't eligible to vote this election, the issues affecting them are important and here to stay. What is the first issue students want the next ...



The Mysterious Case of Nebraska's Lawrence Phillips  Bleacher Report

The story of Lawrence Phillips is simple: extremely athletic running back with a terrible upbringing causing a life-long struggle interacting with society. Lawrence ...



Youngest marathoner trains with dad  Vida en el Valle

The latest training regimen for one of the nation's youngest marathon competitors, Blanca Ramírez, 13, includes someone very special.



Interview with California Secretary of State Alex Padilla  Los Angeles Times

California Secretary of State Alex Padilla talks with Richard Coca on his pre-registration initiative and High School Voter Education Week.



Join Us on a Journey of Discovery During CSArts-SGV's Debut of “Pippin”  Los Angeles Times

Even amidst the excitement of the holiday season and winter break, students of California School of the Arts-San Gabriel Valley (CSArts-SGV) are eager to ...



California will legally recognize a third gender on IDs  Los Angeles Times

The Gender Recognition Act was signed into law on Oct. 15 by Governor Jerry Brown. The Gender Recognition Act will “make it easier for people to change their ...



My first time at Couch-ella  Los Angeles Times

A surprise guest is welcomed to the stage. As the sounds of screams and cheers fill my ears, I wait expectantly to see the mystery star's face. Through a bouncing ...



Ontario boys soccer defeat Knight High School, 2-0, advance to second round of CIF SS Division III playoffs  Los Angeles Times

The Ontario High School Jaguars defeated the visiting Knight High School Hawks of Palmdale, Calif., in Wednesday's CIF Southern Section Division III playoff ...



Q&A with UC school expert: How to get into University of California  Los Angeles Times

The competition to get into University of California (UC) Schools is tougher than ever. UC Berkeley is the world's top public university according to the ARWU ...



Male rape culture is our problem  Los Angeles Times

My favorite TV show is "Law & Order: SVU," and I've watched nearly all 18 seasons and come to realize that there are rarely any episodes that feature male ...



BeeJay Lee's Second Dream  Neon Tommy

BeeJay Lee, an ex-football player who is re-writing success on the track.



The ultimate ghost town  Los Angeles Times

The City of Redlands is deemed to be one of the most haunted towns in America. From apparitions of a boy swinging on a swing at Mariposa Elementary School, ...



Immigration & racial stereotypes  Los Angeles Times

What comes to mind when you hear the word 'immigrant'? For most people, it is a Mexican individual. Rarely do people think of the Dutch that come from the ...



Bill Reynolds: Gordon Rogers – World War II veteran – Valencia resident  Santa Clarita Valley Signal

After enduring tragedy in childhood, Gordon Rogers went on to perform one of the most hair-raising duties during World War II as a teenager, participating in ...



Oprah Winfrey, Ava DuVernay, Jennifer Lee and Mindy Kaling at the “A Wrinkle in Time” Press Conference  Los Angeles Times

"A Wrinkle in Time" is the latest film adaption of the book by the same name by Madeleine L'Engle, which was first published in 1962. On Feb. 25, a press ...



605 All Star game brings former football rivals together for one last game  Whittier Daily News

After staging an epic battle for the CIF-SS Southeast Division football title in December, La Serna High's Frankie Palmer and Norwalk's Rashaad Penny will be ...



Murder flashbacks: Wineville Chicken Coop Murders  Los Angeles Times

The year is 1928, Southern California is growing due to agriculture and the rise of Hollywood. Wineville, Calif. was once known exclusively for its grapes, until a ...



Murder flashbacks: The 'Night Stalker'  Los Angeles Times

Not too far from home and not too long ago, the “Night Stalker” committed several crimes in Southern California. Ricardo Leyva Munoz Ramirez, or Richard ...



The Latino Walk Of Fame  Los Angeles Times

It was a sunny day. The temperature was pleasant to go out and spend time outside. I decided to go to Whittier Boulevard because I heard about the Latino Walk ...



They're back! Girl Scout Cookies  Los Angeles Times

Girl Scout cookies are back! Go get your box of cookies!



Columbine to Oregon's Umpqua College: A tragic list of school shootings since 1999  Westword

Update: Periodically, we've compiled rosters of school shootings that have taken place since the attack on Columbine High School — and such incidents appear ...



Post-9/11 world: What caused the rise of superhero movies  Los Angeles Times

Superheroes have been household names since the birth of comic books in the 1930's. Entrenched in the Great Depression and on the cusp of another World ...



Grand Central Market: Showcasing LA's rich culinary culture  Los Angeles Times

On the Saturday that I was able to visit the Grand Central Market, its open air arcade was packed with people in search of a unique culinary experience: boy, did ...



Prostitution in Ventura: not just in big cities and movies  Los Angeles Times

A few years ago, Ventura Police Department (VPD) received a call from a hotel in Ventura. The voice on the other line was a 17-year-old girl who was being ...



“Adrenaline takes over” for Supermoto competitor Austin Pecoraro  Los Angeles Times

Since the age of five, senior Austin Pecoraro has been addicted to the thrill of riding motorcycles. During the summer of 2007, Pecoraro and his father discovered ...



Student Spotlight: Jordan Kessler  Los Angeles Times

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E6LAMEiL_Os Jordan Kessler, senior class president and one of the Sept. Monarchs of the Month, has experienced all sides ...



Candy Cane Lane opens in El Segundo  Los Angeles Times

One of the highlights of living in El Segundo is the annual, 65-year-old tradition of Candy Cane Lane! So, get your gloves and hot chocolate ready, you're going ...



“Eddie the Eagle” Q&A with Taron Egerton and Director Dexter Fletcher  Los Angeles Times

Moderator Scott Mantz, Taron Egerton and director Dexter Fletcher seen at Twentieth Century Fox Special Screening of “Eddie The Eagle” on Thursday, Jan.



We Noticed: Coke, cookies, MC2  Slowtwitch

This we noticed the fancy Coke themed helmet of Tim Don, Martindale race wheels, colorful DeFeet socks, a ST TriathlonLive discount and swim themed ...



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