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Brainwashed_In_Church May 29, 2014 at 06:08 pm
Computers and virtual machines can write poetry (and play chess) better than humans can anyway.Read More Poets are obsolete.
Jim B. May 29, 2014 at 06:10 pm
Andy, you are a troll and an ahole.
SA May 30, 2014 at 12:20 pm
Power to the People! @ Jim you should get a handle on your anger issues.
Councilmember Gil Cedillo, left, poses for a photo with his son Gil Cedillo, Jr., in the politician's Highland Park campaign office on Figueroa Street before he was elected May 21, 2013. Credit: Ajay Singh
Jonathan September 12, 2013 at 06:54 am
My condolences. Sounds like he was a great guy.
sylviaprubio September 13, 2013 at 12:54 pm
My condolences to the Cedillo's and their extended family.
Douglas Palacios April 17, 2013 at 02:46 pm
My condolence to the Cabrera family for your lost. Oscar was always and will alway be remembered forRead More being hardworking, disciplined, dedicated to his family, friends and public community. A true inspiration to many, including myself. Thank you for being such a great person! You will be missed. Your friend and fellow Panther. Doug
Jorge Romero April 18, 2013 at 01:14 pm
My deepest condolences go out to the family. A good upstanding man and a strong example for theRead More youth, his memory lives on in us. Thank you Oscar
Bella McDonald April 19, 2013 at 10:50 pm
I heard about this & I was so sad! Cabrera was the best probation officer ever. So nice&Read More caring. I would go see him even off probation, just to visit him. He will be truely missed. <3
Michelle Khan April 15, 2013 at 06:35 pm
I had the great pleasure of knowing Oscar since 3rd grade. Always a happy soul, walking tall throughRead More the playground at Delevan drive Elementary. Even back then he was quite the athlete. My fondest memories I have of him and I in elementary are one of our class photos (6th grade I think) we were the tallest kids in class. Oscar was taller than our teacher and we always laughed talking about that. I would occaionally run into him in the neighborhood when we both left for middle school, then later watched as we competed against each others schools in various sports like baseball and football. There was absolutely no doubt growing up that Big "O" would end up moving on as a college athlete. Always sharp and respectful he made us all proud to see him represent our barrios. Not too many can say they archived the honors Big "O" did. From the small communities of Eagle Rock, Highland Park, Glassel Park, Lincoln hts and even Boyle hts... We are all saddened by his loss. My deepest condolences and prayers I send from North Califas. We will not say good bye only see you later brother. God bless the Cabrera family and extended family of Big "O" . A old friend, Michelle Rodriguez -Khan Roosevelt HS class of 96
Dr. Dave Sell April 16, 2013 at 06:19 pm
Oscar was in my 7th grade math class at Irving Middle School. He was a solid leader and in the 8thRead More grade he became a member of Leadership Class. He was captain of the stage crew. When assignments were made, the only answer was "yes sir". I knew the job was always done correctly and on time with a smile when Oscar was in charge. Irving won the two city wide championships in baseball and one in basketball with Oscar taking the lead as captain. We talked much about college because it was obvious the Division 1 schools would come calling. I remember the sad conversation we had when USC won the national championship in baseball - He kept saying "that's the team I should have been on. All the time I knew him, Oscar was man enough to know the right thing to do and more importantly, man enough to admit when he made mistakes. The prayers, and thought of my family and the Irving family goes to his family and friends. Take care, Dr. Sell
scott flores April 18, 2013 at 01:06 am
I remember many moons ago when my JV team had a scrimmage game against the varsity team,the veryRead More first pitch i threw....you slammed over the deepest part of our field into the street!I tell that story to everybody i know when we talk baseball.You doing what you did at Franklin & UCLA made all the highland park community proud.I'll remember you,and what you did to my circle change-up the rest of my life......along with the good times we had off the field. Rest in piece...friend. Scott Flores #34,#40
AliJill April 27, 2012 at 11:23 am
The best ice cream!!
Andrea Moran April 27, 2012 at 07:58 pm
Bill was a loving, kind and generous man. It was a privilege to know him. We had our very firstRead More banana splits at the Highland Park ice cream parlor when we were in high school. They were delicious then and are still delicious today. Pat and Andrea Moran
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