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Al Fimbrez

January 3, 2015 by Dave Thomas (Register to contact)

What ever happened To Al ?

find someone

January 3, 2015 by Dave Thomas (Register to contact)

I am trying to find Lynn Conkie.

Book Signing

November 22, 2010 by Dave Willert (Register to contact)

Hello fellow Tartans.
I have just published my second book, DIMENSIONS II: The Plethora. This is the sequel to my first effort, DIMENSIONS: The Wheat Field. These novels are fast paced and written in a constantly shifting combination of fantasy and reality. Throw in a little romance, spirituality, mystery and adventure, comedy, and you have got the gist of my books! I would like to invite everyone to come to my book signing for DIMENSIONS II: The Plethora at Borders in Brea on Saturday, December 11th at 2 PM. I would love to see you there. Once a Tartan, always a Tartan. Thanks, Dave Willert

New Book

January 2, 2010 by Dave Willert (Register to contact)

Dave Willert’s “DIMENSIONS: The Wheat Field” Update

Many thanks to those of you who have already ordered a copy of Dave’s new book on Amazon or Barnes And Noble online. The discount remains in effect if you still wish to order it from either of them.

For a short time, Amazon and Barnes And Noble online bookstores will be discounting “DIMENSIONS: The Wheat Field” by 10%, meaning your price will now be $15.25 plus shipping instead of the regular $16.95 plus shipping. FYI standard shipping has been taking just under a week for the book to arrive.

The Book Signing is still on at Borders in Brea between Imperial and Associated. The date is Saturday, January 2nd from 2 to 3 PM. Books will be available for purchase at Borders on that day and beginning just as soon as Borders receives them from their distributor. In the meantime, have a wonderful holiday season with your families!

For those who missed it, here is a brief overview of the story:
Alan Dunkirk was a cocky young college graduate with a plan. Ten short years later, he found himself trapped inside his own mundane existence. One night, following an argument with his wife, Alan drove aimlessly away. Before long, his car mysteriously sat at the bottom of Lake Juniper, while he inexplicably found himself in the middle of a sprawling wheat field, in the body of a twelve-year-old boy. His wife, Mary, truly wanted to believe he was still alive, but there were other forces at work with much more to gain by his imminent demise. What ensues is both magical and illuminating. The Wheat Field is a race against time, a battle between good and evil, a natural blending of science and religion, but most of all a love story. The Wheat Field begins where logic leaves off and faith alone leads the way. If you have ever wondered about the connection between this life and the next, DIMENSIONS: The Wheat Field may just be your ticket to enlightenment. Contemporary Fantasy.
As you read this book, please enjoy the story, but don’t miss the message. Hmm..

30 year reunion

March 30, 2009 by Theresa Wiese Valencia (Register to contact)

To protect privacy, contact info has been removed from this post. Register to see the original with contact info.

Shilo Inn suites Hotel, Pomona, CA
3101 Temple Avenue, Pomona, CA 91768
Phone (909) 598-XXXX | Fax (909) 598-XXXX

6pm to Midnight - July 18, 2009
A group of rooms has been reserved. Call 1 800 222 2244 for the event rate. Specifically tell them "Glendora High School - 30 year Reunion on July 18, 2009."

A pre-party get together is planned for July 17, 2009 at the shilo Restaurant's Upper Deck. Time: 7pm to 10pm
A Bar-B-Q is planned for July 19, 2009 from 12 Noon to 5pm - Finkbiner Part, Glendora.

Spread the word!
Any questions or you would like more information - please email me at

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Woman, 39, suspected of sending threatening letters to Glendora high school - Los Angeles Times  Los Angeles Times

A 39-year-old woman was arrested Thursday after authorities say she sent three threatening letters to a Glendora high school.

Glendora football sets up clash with Bonita, clinches share of Palomares title  Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

GLENDORA >> Colony High School was looking to create a log jam atop the Palomares League football standings. Host Glendora had other ideas.

Two former Glendora High School students accuse teacher of inappropriate behavior  San Gabriel Valley Tribune

GLENDORA – Two Glendora High School graduates have talked to Glendora police officers about a former teacher, whom they accused of engaging in ...

Mom arrested after scuffle with Glendora High School student  KABC-TV

The mother of a Glendora High School student was arrested on suspicion of battery after allegedly getting into a scuffle with a teenage boy on campus.

An important opportunity to innovate at California’s community colleges  The San Gabriel Valley Tribune

I believe in student capacity. From teaching at Hostos Community College in the City University of New York, to serving as a dean and vice president, to being ...

Commentary: What happened to South Hills coach Jelani Gardner is bigger than him  The San Gabriel Valley Tribune

We may never know the exact reasons why the school board or the Covina-Valley Unified School District wasn't swayed or moved by Monday's emotional pleas ...

Glendora mom-hyphen-author to share her passions: writing and teaching  The San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Glendora's own Erin Fry loves her family, her students, any kind of chocolate, and four passions: reading, writing, running and teaching. On Saturday, March 9, ...

Glendora High School football mourns the death of former star Chris West  San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Chris West was important to the Glendora High School football program as the program was to Chris West. West was part of the program's only CIF-Southern ...

Claremont victim identified as 15-year-old Glendora High School student  KABC-TV

A teenager was stabbed to death at her Claremont home, and her younger brother was arrested for the murder. The siblings were both students at Glendora ...

Mt. SAC area votes for ‘football only’ leagues starting in 2020 and shoots down conference proposal  The San Gabriel Valley Tribune

GLENDORA – Representatives of the 42 high schools in the the Mt. SAC area had a big job during voting Wednesday at Glendora High School. The Mt. SAC ...

After Measure GG fails, Glendora Unified will ‘regroup’ to find new funding  The San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Glendora voters rejected a ballot measure Tuesday that would have provided $98 million in bonds to the Glendora Unified School District. Measure GG needed ...

Energetic Wilson “Blessed, Excited”  San Marino Tribune

San Marino News and Local Events - Dr. Jeff Wilson, who on Tuesday evening was hired as Superintendent of the San Marino Unified School District, displayed.

Illinois Football: Matt Fink gives Illini flexibility at quarterback  Writing Illini

The Illinois football team needed at least one more quarterback for 2019. According to reports, the Illini have now added Matt Fink.

Redshirt junior Quarterback Matt Fink announces that he will remain with USC Football  Conquest Chronicles

Another win for the Trojans and the transfer portal. This time at the quarterback position where redshirt junior quarterback announces that he will remain with the ...

Locals protest Glendora’s closed-door vote to oppose sanctuary state law  The San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Months after a wave of cities in Los Angeles and Orange counties considered supporting a federal challenge to California's so-called sanctuary state law, locals ...

Students earn scholarships from the National Charity League  Claremont Courier

The National Charity League held its annual senior high school scholarship awards luncheon May 19 at Red Hill Country Club in Rancho Cucamonga.

Pasadena Schools » South Pasadena Unified School District Students Score Top Honors at LA County Math Field Day  Pasadena Now

South Pasadena Unified School District (SPUSD) congratulates the South Pasadena elementary and middle school students who excelled at the 34th Los ...

CHS girls cross country top-ranked in nation  Claremont Courier

CROSS COUNTRY. The Claremont High School girls cross country team has earned a number one national ranking from the High School Harrier, one of three ...

IE Varsity Photos: Fun moments, great plays from Week 9 high school football games  Press-Enterprise

To see the great high school football plays and fun moments from Week 9 in the Inland Empire, check out the photos from several of the best games. Looking for ...

Glendora’s Casey Jacobsen highlights local celebrities scheduled to play at Sowing Seeds for Life Golf Tournament  The San Gabriel Valley Tribune

GLENDORA >> Basketball has given Glendora High School alum Casey Jacobsen a lot since he left the Tartan program. It's taken him to Stanford, where he ...

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 ...

PHOTO GALLERY: Get to the Scottish Games this weekend  The Bakersfield Californian

The Scottish Games and Gathering returns to the Kern County Fairgrounds this Saturday and Sunday. The event is the place to celebrate all things Scottish.

St. Joseph takes CIF-SS girls volleyball title from Glendora in 4  The San Gabriel Valley Tribune

NORWALK >> The Glendora High school girls volleyball team did not trail very often in this breakout season. It did not look like that would be the case either in ...

Credit union President and CEO installed as Mayor of Glendora

SAN DIEGO, CA (March 29, 2018) — Mendell L. Thompson was appointed the 41st Mayor of the City of Glendora yesterday evening. The Glendora City Council, ...

OrangeandBlueNews - USC quarterback Matt Fink to transfer to Illinois

Just two day after losing sophomore-to-be M.J. Rivers to transfers, multiple sources are indicating that Illinois will land USC graduate transfer. Matt Fink. RANK.

Evacuation Areas, Centers and Closures for the Colby Fire  NBC Southern California

Find evacuation and closure information on the Colby Fire here.

No Hurdle Too High  DIG Magazine

Story By: Madison McCann and Meghan Sweeney Photos By: Giovanni Cardenas If you happen to walk past them on campus, you would likely stare in awe at ...

Field Hockey remains undefeated for two consecutive seasons  The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

This year's field hockey team looks to build upon their winning streak after finishing with a record-breaking undefeated 20-0 season in 2017. Currently, the squad ...

L.A. County to pay $15 million to man wrongfully convicted of murder  Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a $15 million payment Tuesday to a man who spent nearly three decades behind bars for a murder he ...

Rocky Dennis: Teaching the Boy Behind the Mask

Glendora, CA - A former teacher remembers Rocky Dennis, a horribly disfigured boy whose life was portrayed in the 1985 film, "Mask."

Field Hockey snatches tenth straight win of the season  The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Field hockey defeated Chaminade High School 2-0 after beating Glendora 1-0 on Tuesday to mark the team's tenth straight win of season, improving to 10-0 ...

Student activists inherit the future of Los Angeles  Los Angeles Times

Students from many different schools within Los Angeles County gathered at City Hall to discuss problems in their communities and how to improve these ...

Holiday Stroll Coming To Glendora Village

The Annual Holiday Stroll will descend on the Glendora Village Friday, Nov. 22. Patrons will have a chance to do some holiday shopping as the Village will be ...

Strong showing still has CHS softball winless in league competition  Claremont Courier

Palomares League play is more than half over, but the Claremont girls softball team may be just getting started. They have had a rough time so far, with a 0-6 ...

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 ...

Monte Vista High Makes Newsweeks Top Public High Schools List For 2016

Danville, CA - The list, released today, ranked the 500 best high schools in the country for 2016. Monte Vista High School ranked 121st nationwide.

Scottish Games adds 'joust' a little more fun  The Bakersfield Californian

You might think you're strong but it will take more than a few trips to the gym to successfully compete in the heavy athletics at the Scottish Games and Gathering.

Glendora Village to Glow for Annual Holiday Stroll

Glendora, CA - With Christmas carolers and an appearance from Santa, Glendora kicks off the holiday season.

Police Blotter: A Dead Body, Burglaries and Accidents

Glendora, CA - Local police activity for the week of Jan. 21 to Jan. 27.

Field Hockey remains undefeated and advances in playoffs  The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Field hockey beat Fountain Valley High School 7-0 today in the first round of playoffs to advance to the semifinals and mark the team's seventeenth straight win ...

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 ...

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 ...

All-Ages Baseball Facility Opens in Glendora

After months of anticipation from the local baseball community, Frozen Ropes, an all-ages baseball training facility, celebrated its grand opening in Glendora this ...

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 ...

AUHSD to start 2016-2017 school year with new key personnel  Orange County Breeze

Seven top leaders have been hired to head up guidance and student services, plus serve as assistant principals at five campuses in AUHSD.

Raymond L. Torres  Santa Clarita Valley Signal

Raymond Torres and I recently met at the Corner Bakery in Awesometown for 3 ½ hours and did not conclude our interview as we hit it off so well that tangents ...

MaxPreps 2016 California All-State Volleyball Teams  MaxPreps

MaxPreps News - Santa Fe Christian's Lexi Sun named Player of the Year; Archbishop Mitty lands Team of the Year, Coach of the Year honors.

Singer-songwriter on magical journey  Stockton Record

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Matt Fink Laying Claim to USC Football’s QB2 Role  FanSided

Who is USC football's backup dual-threat quarterback Matt Fink? Let's take a look at some of his high school stats and accomplishments.

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 ...

Quakes, 66ers are ready for start of 2017 minor league baseball season  Fontana Herald-News

The return of spring can only mean one thing: It's the start of the 2017 minor league baseball season.

Mt. SAC XC Legacy Team Scores: Best Boys Squads Of Past Five Years

We combined team scores to include athletes who raced from 2011 to 2015.

Top 20 NCAA Swimming Recruits in the Girls High School Class of 2017  SwimSwam

For the second straight year, it's a York YMCA swimmer atop our girls high school recruiting rankings. Last year it was Meghan Small, this time it's Courtney ...

Field Hockey defeats Westlake to win league  The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Field hockey shutout Westlake High School 6-0 on Senior Night to win league and finish the regular season with an undefeated 17-0 record. This is the third ...

A fitting farewell for Jean Crow  The Catalina Inslader

Those of you who were up early on Valentine's Day and were on Front Street were treated to the powerful sounds of bagpipe music, as bagpiper Darrell Calvillo ...

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, ...

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 ...

Is the High School Boys 800m Getting Faster in March?  MileSplit

This *content* requires a MileSplit Pro plan. Join Now and select any plan for instant access! MileSplit Pro Join Now Already a Pro member? LOG IN. Is the high ...

Mt. SAC Boys Legacy Team Scores  MileSplit

Check out which teams have raced the best over the years at the Mt. SCA Invitational.

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, ...

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 ...

Two lungs, two hearts; one great life  OCRegister

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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.

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 ...

America's Top High Schools 2016  Newsweek Europe

The Newsweek High School Rankings assess schools based on a broad range of data to determine which institutions do the best job of preparing students for ...

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 ...

Area students compete in video game-themed robots competition at Pomona Fairplex  LA Daily News

Members of the Upland High School team, known as The Neurotoxins, put their arcade game skills to the test Friday during a regional robotics competition held ...

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 ...

Anthony Gharib  Los Angeles Times

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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 ...

'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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

YHS Girls Tennis wins first outright league title & CBL doubles title  Yucaipa/Calimesa News Mirror

The Yucaipa High girls tennis team accomplished a feat many never thought could happen. The team won the Citrus Belt League outright title going undefeated ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

They're back! Girl Scout Cookies  Los Angeles Times

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

Crespi Football Commits Seven on National Signing Day  PR Web

This is the largest group of commits for Crespi football since the 2010 class that included impact players Bryan Bennett at Oregon, Hroniss Grasu at Oregon, Ben ...

US Top 500 Outdoor Returnees: Girls 400m Hurdles  MileSplit

Check out the nation\'s top 500 outdoor girls returnees in the 400 meter hurdles.

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 ...

US Top 500 Outdoor Returnees: Boys 800m Run  MileSplit

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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 ...

“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.

“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 ...

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