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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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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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Thursday Countdown: Charter Oak and West Covina football looking for signs of life  The San Gabriel Valley Tribune

For many years when the Charter Oak and West Covina high school football teams hooked up for a game the stakes were high, with the teams playing for a ...



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 ...



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 ...



Three-time CIF champion Mike Maggiore resigns as West Covina football coach  The San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Longtime West Covina High School football coach Mike Maggiore announced his resignation Wednesday after 21 seasons at the school. Maggiore guided West ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Statue Of West Covina High School’s Bulldog Mascot Defaced With Swastika  CBS Local

WEST COVINA (CBSLA.com) — Police say they're looking for vandals who defaced the statue of West Covina High School's bulldog mascot with green paint ...



Marine killed in Australia helicopter crash was from West Covina  The San Gabriel Valley Tribune

WEST COVINA >> One of three U.S. Marines killed in the crash of an Osprey helicopter off the coast of Australia was identified Monday as a West Covina ...



La Puente Marine Killed In Australian Crash Brought Home Friday  CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) – The body of a La Puente Marine who was killed in the crash of an Osprey tiltrotor aircraft off the coast of Australia was returned to ...



Band Newsletter Number One | First Competition  The South Pasadenan

On Saturday, October 13, the SPHS Marching Band and Colorguard participated at their first competition at Reuben S. Ayala High School in Chino Hills, CA.



West Covina Elementary, High School Evacuated After ‘Viable’ Bomb Threat  KTLA

A high school and an elementary school in West Covina were being evacuated Friday after a bomb threat, police said. South Hills High School was placed on ...



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, ...



David Gary Brett Sr.  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, ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



East rallies to keep streak alive in Hall of Fame All-Star Football Game  San Gabriel Valley Tribune

WEST COVINA >> For a few moments early in the second half, it appeared the East might be in jeopardy of seeing its domination in the Hall of Fame All-Star ...



Tigers test mettle at Crimson and Gray Scrimmage  The Tracy Press

Future roster decisions and configurations gained more clarity for the Patterson High football teams last Thursday at Patterson Community Stadium. Patterson ...



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, ...



Funeral held for 19-year-old La Puente Marine killed in aircraft crash off Australian coast  KABC-TV

Funeral services were held Thursday in Whittier for a 19-year-old Marine who was killed during training exercises off the coast of Australia earlier this month.



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.



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 ...



Pasadena Schools » Pasadena High School Dance Company Participate in CA Association for Dance & Drill Team Directors Regional Competition  Pasadena Now

On Saturday, January 21st, the Pasadena High School Dance Company participated int he CADTD (CA Association for Dance and Drill Team Directors) ...



'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 ...



Recent Bill will ban plastic straws in some restaurants  Los Angeles Times

Governor Jerry Brown recently signed a bill into law that will ban sit-down restaurants from giving their customers plastic straws. The law will take effect on Jan.



Procession held for 19-year-old La Puente Marine killed in Australia aircraft crash  KABC-TV

A procession was held Friday night for a La Puente Marine who died with two other *service* members in an aircraft crash in Australia earlier this month.



Father changes careers to spend time with his family  San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Carlos Munguia's dad didn't teach him to throw a baseball, kick a soccer ball or dribble a basketball. The hard-working father spent most of his time at a local ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



Boise State roster countdown 2017: Day 79, Eric Quevedo  One Bronco Nation Under God

We're out of the 80s but instead of leaping into the acid-washed 90s, we've found ourselves in the disco era. What gives? Today we celebrate entering a new ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Man who murdered 15-year-old Redlands High School student in 1977 is again denied parole  Redlands Daily Facts

A man who raped and killed a Redlands High School student in 1977 has been denied parole again. A state parole board, following a hearing at Ironwood State ...



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.



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 ...



Fontana man killed in Highway 18 crash near Running Springs  Redlands Daily Facts

A Fontana man was killed Tuesday, Nov. 13, when he crashed on Highway 18 in the San Bernardino Mountains, the California Highway Patrol said. The crash ...



Obituary: Sharon Ann (Kendrick) Johnson  Twin Falls Times-News

Sharon Ann (Kendrick) Johnson. July 2, 1942 - January 4, 2017. HAZELTON - Sharon Ann (Kendrick) Johnson, 74, of Hazelton, Idaho was called home to the ...



Yucaipa pumpkin patch employee accused of inappropriately touching girl  Redlands Daily Facts

A 20-year-old employee of a Yucaipa pumpkin patch was arrested Saturday, Oct. 27, after he placed his hands on the thighs of a girl who was preparing to ride a ...



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.



Augie’s Coffee shares new location, date of departure from Redlands building  Redlands Daily Facts

After coyly posting an obscured photo of their new location on social media a week ago without identifying exactly where it was, Augie's Coffee now has ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



School board to vote on settlement on Yucaipa teacher who had sex with minor  Redlands Daily Facts

The Yucaipa-Calimesa Joint Unified school board is expected to settle with the family of a boy after a teacher had a three-month sexual relationship with him ...



Erika Martinez  Los Angeles Times

Erika Martinez is a filmmaker and activist at Hoover High School in Glendale, CA. She serves as News Director of her school's broadcast program and founded ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



BeeJay Lee's Second Dream  Neon Tommy

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



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



Hey California teens! It's almost time to vote, here's what you need to know  Los Angeles Times

The youth vote matters now more than ever and plays a crucial role in the upcoming presidential election.



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 ...



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 ...



Student Spotlight: Ernie Figueroa  Los Angeles Times

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YkQf6gTWq6w Senior Ernest (Ernie) Figueroa was the male September Monarch of the Month. Figueroa is heavily involved in ...



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 ...



“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 ...



3 SCV Teachers Receive $500 Grants from Calif. Credit Union  SCVNEWS.com

[CCU] – California Credit Union has announced the 10 winners of its Spring 2012 Teacher Grants. Recipients will receive an award amount up to $500 to use ...



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 ...



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 ...



It’s that time of year; apples ripe for picking in Oak Glen  Redlands Daily Facts

Apple season is off to an early start in Oak Glen. Apple pickers can head to some of the area's “u-pick” farms this weekend to beat the fall-time crowds, and some ...



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 ...



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 ...



“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.



4 arrested after Redlands’ Cajon Pharmacy burglary  Redlands Daily Facts

REDLANDS >> Three men and a teen were arrested in connection with a burglary at a Redlands pharmacy that has been targeted by thieves several times in ...



Great bagels and good deeds at Bleu Pitt Cafe  Redlands Daily Facts

SAN BERNARDINO >> Inspired by two rescued pit bulls, Dottie and Bleu, the owners of Bleu Pitt Cafe have created a cozy restaurant where house-made baked ...



Hits outweigh misses at Najwa restaurant in Loma Linda  Redlands Daily Facts

REDLANDS >> Najwa's Mediterranean Cuisine in Loma Linda is a stand-out alternative to other local Mediterranean restaurants. Heck, the mint lemonade ...



We Noticed: Coke, cookies, MC2  Slowtwitch

This we noticed the fancy Coke themed Specialized helmet of Tim Don, Martindale Cycling Components race wheels, colorful DeFeet Sako socks, a Slowtwitch ...



Professing Faith: Yom Kippur is the most solemn day of the Jewish year  Redlands Daily Facts

We are in a special time this week in the Jewish calendar, the time of the high holy days. Last Sunday evening was the beginning of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish ...



LA Rams to Play Philadelphia Eagles In Today's Coliseum Game  LAWestMedia.com

The Los Angeles Rams will try to move one step closer to being assured of a first-round bye in the NFL playoffs when they face the reigning Super Bowl ...



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