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By Joe Puglia | July 10, 2008
Part 2 “Toto I have a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore!” You bet your sweet bippy we’re not, because New Mexico is the Land of Enchantment and is like no other place on Earth. It’s a magical place, the confluence of ancient cultures. Coronado, Cortez, the Conquistadors and the explorers looking for Cibola, the mythical lost city of gold, would collide with the Spanish padres searching for the souls of the Anasazi, the Ancient Ones.
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July 17, 2008
Dr. and Mrs. Eugene Rodemich of La Cañada Flintridge announce the wedding of their son, Andrew Rodemich to Leah Schneider. The couple will be married on the evening of July 26 at Altadena Country Club. A reception will follow the ceremony. The bride?s maid of honor is her sister Angelina Schneider and the groom?s best man is Ray Rodemich, Andy?s brother. The couple will honeymoon in Jamaica and will reside in Montrose. Andrew (?Andy?) was born and raised in La Cañada. He graduated from La Cañada High School in 1984.
SPORTS
August 25, 2005
Sacramento State's goal of winning the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) title in 2005 may seem farfetched with nationally ranked New Mexico in the conference, but the Hornets are coming off an impressive season and are returning eight starters, so a run for the NCAA Tournament might not be out of the question. The quest will start on Sunday afternoon as the Hornets hone their skills for the first time in 2005 with an exhibition match against Cal State Stanislaus at 4 p.m. at Hornet Field.
NEWS
May 28, 2004
March 13, 1924 to May 23, 2004 Marge Phetteplace, a housewife, mother, businesswoman and longtime resident of La Cañada, passed away in her sleep Sunday evening after a brief illness. She was 80. Her husband, Bill Phetteplace, passed away on April 22 of this year. Bill and Marge were married on New Year's Eve in 1942. Their home on Descanso Drive was the scene of many festive Christmas Eve, Thanksgiving, and other family celebrations. Marjorie Elvira Tarr was born at home on Jackson Street in Glendale in 1924.
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By Joe Puglia | August 17, 2011
Our two-week journey is ending. Our van is pointed west as we chase the setting sun. Our New Mexico trek is over. We're heading back to California, but there's more to the story. After we mended our aches and pains from the ordeals of the wild, we headed to my buddy Jeff Hengesbaugh's ranch in Glorieta, New Mexico. In my wilder days, Jeff and I rode together. Glorieta, on the Santa Fe Trail, is steeped in history. Throughout centuries of exploration and migration, everyone passed through here.
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By Joe Puglia | August 17, 2011
Our two-week journey is ending. Our van is pointed west as we chase the setting sun. Our New Mexico trek is over. We're heading back to California, but there's more to the story. After we mended our aches and pains from the ordeals of the wild, we headed to my buddy Jeff Hengesbaugh's ranch in Glorieta, New Mexico. In my wilder days, Jeff and I rode together. Glorieta, on the Santa Fe Trail, is steeped in history. Throughout centuries of exploration and migration, everyone passed through here.
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By Joe Puglia | August 3, 2011
In 1860 Sir Richard Burton, the famed British explorer, departed for Africa to discover the fabled source of the Nile. As a child, I was fascinated by Burton. I read his biography, “The Collector of Worlds.” Edward the VII, the eldest son of Queen Victoria, was once asked, “If you can be anything, what would you be?” Edward immediately responded, “I would be Richard Burton.” Sir Richard spoke to our very core, our need for adventure, with all its requisite danger and wildness.
NEWS
July 17, 2008
Part 3 ? Just like a band of gypsies we go down the highway, following a setting sun, and heading west to Cali-forn-i-a. We are on the road again and frantically I scribble a myriad thoughts about this journey, an adventure for students learning history, wilderness skills and maybe even a few things about themselves. This New Mexico adventure is on the downside and as we ascend the Colorado Plateau and disappear into the mesas I reflect on the words of Lord Byron, ?
NEWS
July 17, 2008
Dr. and Mrs. Eugene Rodemich of La Cañada Flintridge announce the wedding of their son, Andrew Rodemich to Leah Schneider. The couple will be married on the evening of July 26 at Altadena Country Club. A reception will follow the ceremony. The bride?s maid of honor is her sister Angelina Schneider and the groom?s best man is Ray Rodemich, Andy?s brother. The couple will honeymoon in Jamaica and will reside in Montrose. Andrew (?Andy?) was born and raised in La Cañada. He graduated from La Cañada High School in 1984.
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