First published in the Jan. 8 print issue of the Glendale News Press.
A Huntington Park man was sentenced Monday to 21 years behind bars for carrying out a string of armed robberies or attempted armed robberies of Trader Joe’s markets throughout the Southland — two of which involved his son as the getaway driver.
Gregory Johnson, 44, pleaded guilty in May to one federal count each of interference with commerce by robbery and brandishing a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Continue reading “Man Sentenced in Spree of Trader Joe’s Robberies”
The La Cañada High School varsity girls’ soccer team closed out the regular season with an emphatic 4-0 victory over visiting Monrovia last week.
The Spartans won the Rio Hondo League championship with a record of 6-1-1 and hosted Santa Ynez in a CIF Southern Section Division 4 first-round playoff match on Wednesday. Should LC come away victorious, it would advance to face either Shadow Hills of Indio or Anaheim Katella on Friday, May 14.