The La Cañada High School varsity football team continued its winning ways and picked up a second consecutive victory by defeating visiting Glendale, 33-3, last Saturday.
The Spartans are 2-0 for the first time since 2014, the same year they last clinched a CIF Southern Section playoff berth. Continue reading “La Cañada Wins 2nd Game, Defeats Glendale”
There’s no stopping the La Cañada High School varsity baseball team. After two narrow playoff victories decided in extra innings, the Spartans made sure they wouldn’t need more than seven frames against host Hesperia Oak Hills. They scored five runs in the top of the third and added six more two frames later to build a big lead and defeat the Bulldogs, 13-2, in a CIF Southern Section Division 3 semifinal. Continue reading “Spartans Pick Up Historic Semifinal Victory”
The San Marino High School varsity boys’ swimming team shone in the CIF Southern Section Division 2 Championships at the Riverside Aquatics Complex last Saturday, tying Murrieta Valley for sixth place with 145 points.
Rio Hondo League rival La Cañada took home the crown with 336 points.
Tristan Lin led the Titans by winning the 200-yard individual medley with a time of 1 minute, 48.72 seconds, qualifying him for state competition.
Lin was also part of the 200 medley relay team that placed sixth and qualified for state with a time of 1:35.82. The group also included Maxwell Lin, Justin Chan and Kurtis Tsai. The quartet also competed in the 400 freestyle relay and finished in 3:10.21 for eighth place. Continue reading “Lin Qualifies for State; Girls Place 14th in Standings”
Mayris Meskill Wells, 78, passed away peacefully, and surrounded by her family, on April 11 due to complications from a stroke. She was born April 3, 1941, in Philadelphia, the only child of Irma Holton Meskill and James Meskill. She is survived by her husband, Frank, of 55 years; her children Andrew, Susan and Peter; son-in-law Daniel Frazee; grandchildren Ryan, Ella, Bryn and Dash Frazee; and cousin Lisa Grives.
Mayris attended Germantown High School and the University of Pennsylvania. She studied at the Sorbonne in Paris for a glorious summer, securing her love of the French language, art, history and travel. Continue reading “Obituary: Mayris Meskill Wells”
Pasadena resident Robert C. O’Brien was recently appointed special presidential envoy for hostage affairs, the U.S. State Department has announced.
O’Brien’s new responsibilities under President Donald Trump entail leading U.S. efforts to negotiate the return of citizens held by foreign governments.
He will also be tasked with maintaining a dialogue with the families of hostages in coordination with the Hostage Recovery Fusion Cell. Continue reading “Pasadena Resident Named Envoy for Hostage Affairs”