The proposal might have been Olympic, but it sure wasn't Olympian in the eyes of Orange County band members. That's why the high school musicians, who were disinvited to the opening ceremonies of the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, are saying no to a consolation offer from organizers.
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A group of teens wanted to know how executive Peter Villegas, above, one of Orange County's most visible Latino leaders, succeeded without a college degree, writes columnist Agustin Gurza. His answer: hard work.