Sally Carlson Was A Mainstay At The Norco HS Chet Nicholson Relays

By Jerry SoiferFeatured Contributor / Sally Carlson spent much of her adult life helping disadvantaged people cope with poverty and homelessness, but for about 20 years, she worked a Saturday afternoon each spring helping conduct the Chet Nicholson Relays for gifted runners, hurdlers, jumpers and throwers. Retired Norco track coach and athletic director Ben Gonzalez said Carlson … Continue reading

A Desire To Live Unlike Most Ever Know

Corona native Desiree Esparza has endured ovarian cancer and the horrors of a near-fatal auto accident to qualify for university. WARNING: Contains graphic content and mature subject matter. By Jerry Soifer Featured Contributor / Recently graduated Corona High senior Desiree Esparza was so proud of her dark, brown hair that she let it grow … Continue reading

Prep Preview: Baseline League Finals

I’m covering the Baseline League Track & Field Finals today, Friday, May 6, 2016, for the Southern California Newspaper Group (@SoCalNewGroup). Track events start at 5 p.m., weather permitting, at Rancho Cucamonga High School. THE LOW DOWN: Thunderstorms and rain will be a major concern this evening as a system hustles across the Inland Area. … Continue reading