Tim Mead is creeping up on a special date. On Jan. 21, the former Los Angeles Angels’ executive from San Gorgonio High, who is now the president of the Baseball Hall of Fame, will inform the 2020 nominees on whether or not they'll be inducted at Cooperstown this summer. Big day coming.
I keep hearing from plenty of readers around here that this is still Rams’ Country. Part of it might have to do with the fact that the L.A. Rams — who played in St. Louis for about two decades — once used the local university as their training camp from 1949-60.
For more than a century, the California condors have ridden the thermals of the mountain ranges of California, with their almost 10-foot wingspan.
You won’t be able to call next season’s Cal State San Bernardino squad a rebuilding year for highly successful coach Kim Cherniss. It’s because she’ll lose a few seniors -- Stephanie Doak, Moira Murphy and Sascha Dominique to name a few -- but return a bunch of star players.
Legendary football coach Dick Bruich, who seemed to be guarding the north end zone at his son, Kurt’s, Citrus Valley game against visiting Ontario Colony last Sept. 6, greeted me as I crossed the field at halftime.
This column has highlighted the outrageous talent of the musicians of the all-girl band, Viridian Lights. This week, the spotlight falls on the bassist, Sarah McClung.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO -- Aquinas High’s sidelines, even way out here at San Juan Hills High on a cool Friday night, was alive with some stray thoughts during last weekend’s Southern California Regional 2AA championship game.
That tiny little campus over in northeastern San Bernardino lights up a handful of times every fall. Sure, it revolves around football. What high school campus doesn’t? It’s the Little Campus That Could.
There was a full house, a full orchestra, two harps, diversity in the audience and the orchestra. In the far back the percussion, with the timpanist prominent to the audience right, horns just in front of them, woodwinds to audience left. The background behind was black, and remained so with…
hen Mayor Penny Lilburn, came over to our table as the program for Volunteer Recognition Dinner began, I had just sat down after about a half dozen trips to the restroom. I was getting ready to drive home hopefully in between spasms of dry heaves. It was NOT something I ate! Dinner was delic…
While most teenagers in the Inland Empire are glued to their electronic devices or streaming on the Internet, there is an extremely motivated teen that seeks action in a more productive way.
Now a sensational 17-0, ranked No. 1 nationally, Cal State San Bernardino’s women’s volleyball squad heads to the road for matches at Cal State East Bay-Hayward, San Francisco State, Cal State Los Angeles and Cal State Domiguez Hills over the next two weekends.
If Chuck Sanchez, a three-sport athlete from San Gorgonio way back in the 1970s, were set to do it all over again, he might make a dynamic switch in picking sports.
Some time ago, this reporter had the honor to speak with WWII and Korean War veteran John E. Chavez, from East Highland. Chavez shared his experiences in the battlefield of South and North Korea, during the Korean War, as a member of the Airborne 187 Regimental Combat Team.
It seems like ⎯ maybe I’m wrong ⎯ that anyone who shows up to watch a Citrus Valley High School football game has a story to tell. Some of those folks have Fontana backgrounds. Many of them live in Highland. Most of them are standing in the vicinity of the sidelines.
Call after 1:30. That was the message from Nathan Meadors, the newest member of the Minnesota Vikings’ 53-man roster. The Vikes were setting up their roster last week for an all-important game against the Green Bay Packers.
It seems that many of NASCAR’s legends enjoyed visiting the Inland Empire to hone their racing skills, earn racing points and mingle with the local racers.
Driving under the influence of any drug: alcohol, cannabis or any other substance, prescribed or not, which affects the brain, the conscious mind, is a serious offense. It's an offense to all the other drivers on the road, even to one's other best self. There are lots of collisions with one …
Let’s remind ourselves of a onetime track star from Citrus Valley High, Rian Young-Werner, a triple jumper who was 2016 Freshman of the Year, All-Region in 2017, a second-team NCAA Division II All-American in 2018, capping her career at San Francisco-based Academy of Arts University.
If you are a race car enthusiast and have lived in the Inland Empire, you are familiar with the weekend racing events at the Orange Show Speedway Racetrack, in San Bernardino.
Forgotten, perhaps, in his lengthy service at Redlands East Valley High School, longtime educator Skip Hill might seem more like one of the school’s athletic coaches than the position he’s long been known for on that Mentone-based campus.
As I have written about the history of Highland, describing the citrus industry, as it was in the late 1800s, I have learned that there are hidden gems in Highland that continue to add to the interesting and rich history of this city.
Interviewing Major League Baseball Hall of Fame President Tim Mead, a Highland original, for a piece in last week’s corner was no chore, of course. It was an all-out honor to chat with a guy who A) loves his job, B) understands my job and C) can’t wait to get back to his job after chatting with me.