Temple, Portillo marry
Samantha Eryn Temple and Andrew Louis Portillo exchanged wedding vows Sept. 22 on the 18th hole of the Lake Tahoe Golf Course in Meyers, Calif. The 5 p.m. double-ring ceremony was officiated by Adam Robert of South Lake Tahoe and witnessed by 180 family members and friends.
The bride is the daughter of Carolyn Acosta of South Lake Tahoe and Frank Temple of Topaz, Nev. The bridegroom is the son of Louis and Judy Portillo of Laguna Niguel, Calif.
The bride was escorted down the aisle by her father and given away by both parents.
Maid of honor was Steve Patmore of Vancouver, Wash., and a bridesmaid was the bride’s sister, Alexandra Jackson of Nevada City, Calif., who wore a street-length black satin dress. David Young of South Lake Tahoe also participated in the ceremony.
Best man was the bridegroom’s brother, Jon Portillo of Tempe, Ariz.; groomsmen were the bridegroom’s brother, Dave Portillo of Laguna Niguel and Frank Cody of South Lake Tahoe; and ushers were Douglas Haden and Mike Ciarlo, both of South Lake Tahoe.
A reception followed the ceremony in the Lake Tahoe Golf Course clubhouse.
The couple returned to their home in South Lake Tahoe after a one-week vacation in Hawaii.
The bride was born and raised in South Lake Tahoe and graduated from South Tahoe High School in 1999. She moved to Las Vegas, Nev., after graduation but returned to Tahoe a few years later. She is a sales associate with Cardinale Auto Group.
The bridegroom was raised in Laguna Niguel and graduated from Aliso Niguel High School in 1997. He attended Saddleback Community College and moved to Lake Tahoe for the snowboarding. He is owner/operator of Bluebird Plumbing and Hydronics.
The couple met in spring 2003 at a family barbecue.
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