Alive! presents one of our most popular annual features – Club Valentines. Enjoy… and happy Valentine’s Day!

“Happy Valentine’s Day to the loves of my life.”

– Than Tiet, LADWP



“Grantson! Jesus made you such a big boy. I love you very much. You are the apple of my eye and the beat of my heart.
Happy Val Day, Gramps.”

– Raymond Garcia, Retired, LADWP



“Mr. Reliford, Nothing makes me more happy than knowing I’ve been your Valentine for the past 10 years. Happy Valentine’s Day.
I love you soooo much.”

– Alysea Thompson, Public Works/Sanitation




“To my two sweethearts: Happy pre-Valentine’s Day. I love you.
Happy post-Valentine’s Day.
I love you.”

– Rodney Bernaldo, Public Works/Sanitation




“I fell in love with you the moment I met you Jan. 21, 1980,
and love you more every day.”

– Michael Perez, Retired, Fire and Police Pensions





“Happy Valentine’s Day to my beautiful wife, Linda. Thank you for everything you do for our family. We love you!”

– Charles Garcia, Retired, Public Works/Sanitation




“Going on ten years, can you believe it? The sky is clear and blue.
Happy Valentine’s Day!”

– John Burnes, Alive! editor




“My husband is not only the love of my life but my best friend. I truly cherish every moment we get to spend together. I love you, baby. Love, your wife, Elena”

– Elena Sousa, for John Sousa, Airport Police




“To my awesome and lovely wife, Happy Valentine’s Day.
I love you #nothingcanstopus”

– Teren King, LAFD




“43 years strong! I love you.”

– Raul Hernandez, Retired, Public Works



“I do believe in love at first sight. It seems like just yesterday when I first saw you and fell in love. Happy Valentine’s, my dearest Armida! To my beautiful Armida: I love you like I need air to breathe,
water to quench my thirst, and love that fills my heart with
joy and happiness forever!”

– William Bergner, Retired, LAPD/Polygraph




“Happy Valentine’s Day and 25th anniversary to my
love and best friend!”

– Candice Arnold, LADOT



“Happy Valentine’s Day! Life is so much better with you by my side.
I pray that God continues to bless and nourish our relationship.
Te amo, hermosa!”

– Erik Munoz, Public Works/Engineering




“Happy Valentine’s, Imelda. Looking forward to celebrating another Heart Day. – Chingy”

– Johnny Mireles, LADOT



“Happy Valentine’s Day to my parents, John and Linda Kauffman. Married more than 40 years, they are the most beautiful example of true love, lifetime partners and best friends.”

– Noelle Kauffman, Club Manager of Member Servicess





“You take my breath away, every moment of every single day.
Happy Valentine’s Day. Love you.”

– Tim Crowder, Building and Safety





“We love you, Dad. Today, tomorrow, always. Kian and Megan.”

– For Farhad Dormani, LADWP



“Happy Valentine’s Day to the love of my life and my best friend.
33 years and going strong!”

– Anne Olivier, Library



“Ti amo tanto amore mio! Happy Valentine’s Day!”

– Elizabeth Millares-Legramandi, Airports




 “Dreams do come true! Thankful to be Oscar Casanova’s wife,
and mother to our Hannibal.”

– Robin Casanova, LADWP




“Life is the very best with you beside me. With all my love,
Happy Valentine’s Day!”

– Robert Larios, Club CEO




“Ma chére Kelley, rester à la maison ou voyager vers
des destinations lointaines, la vie est toujours une
aventure avec tu!
Joyeuse Saint Valentin!”

– John Hawkins, Association CEO




“To Mom, my first Valentine: Thank you for teaching me what
matters and how to live!”

– John Hawkins, Association CEO



“Happy Valentine’s Day to my beautiful, lovely and amazing ‘wife’ for the rest of my life (more than 50 years).”

– Sgt. Jesse J. Oliver, Retired, LAPD 



“Happy Valentine’s Day, Amy. Loving to infinity and beyond.”

Joseph Diaz, General Services