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January 6, 2010 | By Gary Klein
Bobby Bowden never led any of his Florida State teams to the Rose Bowl. But the recently retired Bowden, whose coaching career spanned nearly six decades, will have an emotional stake in Thursday night's Bowl Championship Series title game between No. 1 Alabama and No. 2 Texas in Pasadena. Texas Coach Mack Brown is a friend and Florida State alum . . . but that's not it. No, Bowden said, "I would have to go with 'Bama." There's no choice, really. Bowden's love affair with Alabama football dates to his youth.
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March 11, 2014 | By Catherine Saillant
Los Angeles County supervisorial candidate Bobby Shriver has rejected voluntary campaign spending limits and indicated he'll use at least $300,000 of his own money to seek the seat being vacated by board member Zev Yaroslavsky. Shriver, a businessman and member of the Kennedy family, declared his intentions in paperwork filed with the county elections office. Under the county's campaign finance law, candidates can accept up to $1,500 per contributor if they agree not to spend more than $1.4 million for the primary race.
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January 31, 2010 | By Tracy Wilkinson and Jill Leovy
The lead investigator in the slaying in Mexico of El Monte educator Augustin Roberto "Bobby" Salcedo has been killed in an ambush, officials said Saturday. It was not clear whether the death of investigator Manuel Acosta will have any effect on the case, in which little progress had been reported. Authorities would not speculate on whether Acosta's killing was related to Salcedo's. Hundreds of law enforcement officers and judicial officials have been slain in Mexico in recent years, often in an effort to thwart investigations and silence witnesses.
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March 9, 2014 | By James Barragan
The beginning of the end for Chivas USA could have gone unnoticed. Even as the team prepared to begin the final season of its 10-year history, following Major League Soccer's announcement last month that it had bought the club and would sell it to a new owner who would change the name, few fans could be spotted walking the streets around StubHub Center an hour before the game. Unlike Saturday night, when the Galaxy hosted its season opener at the venue in front of more than 25,000 fans, the streets around the stadium in Carson on Sunday were empty for Chivas USA's season opener against the Chicago Fire.
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February 23, 2010
Winger Bobby Ryan of the Ducks and the U.S. Olympic team is blogging for The Times during the Games. Here's his post on the U.S. team's 5-3 upset of Canada on Sunday: Hi again, everyone: That was a great game to be part of. To beat Canada in their own barn in front of their own fans was pretty special. It was a pretty quiet building at the end, it was almost eerie. We enjoyed it in the locker room afterward. It's a huge confidence boost for us. As far as the game, I thought we were outplayed for quite a while.
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January 17, 2010 | By Hector Becerra
Bobby Salcedo grew up in El Monte, his immigrant parents staking the family's future in the working-class suburb that felt worlds away from the Mexican farming towns of their roots. But like so many Mexican Americans, some of Salcedo's fondest memories were from the winter and summer vacations when his family would pack into the van and drive 1,300 miles south to the lands of their ancestors in Jalisco. The pace of life slowed there, with children hanging out in town plazas late into the night and young men handing flowers to pretty girls as they strolled in opposing circles.
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January 8, 2010 | By Hector Becerra
The FBI will join Mexican investigators in their search for the killers of El Monte school board member Bobby Salcedo and five other men in the central Mexico city of Gomez Palacio. Laura Eimiller, an FBI spokeswoman, said the Mexican government asked for the agency's help in the investigation into last week's slayings, though she declined to elaborate on what that assistance would specifically involve. "Mexican law enforcement is leading the investigation and has jurisdiction in the crime, but we're providing them whatever assistance they need," she said.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 7, 2009
On the air: Bobby Flay, the chef, restaurateur, cookbook author and television personality, will host Bobby Flay Radio, an exclusive five-week series of live call-in shows on Sirius XM Radio.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 8, 2013 | By Margaret Gray
Even as I enjoyed Crown City Theatre's tuneful, compactly staged revival of the Stephen Sondheim/George Furth musical “Company," my mommy radar was on high alert: Who's watching the kids? Several characters allude to having them. These kids evidently do their own homework and go to bed early, leaving their parents free to drink, get high and shed a queasy light on the institution of marriage. What about soccer practice? Director Albert Alarr situates his interpretation of this 1970 Tony Award magnet in the present, incorporating video games, smartphones, emails and Facebook posts.
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August 22, 1996
Forget Billy and Bobby's tax cuts, I propose a 100% tax cut. Can I be president now too? BRIAN KORB Santa Monica
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March 7, 2014 | By Catherine Saillant and Abby Sewell
The field of contenders became clearer Friday for Los Angeles County government's June election, the first in decades that will have no incumbent on the ballot, as a period for candidates to file papers closed. Term limits are forcing out two county supervisors, and the sheriff and the assessor chose not to seek reelection amid corruption scandals involving their agencies. Topping the list of contenders seeking to replace Zev Yaroslavsky as a western county representative on the Board of Supervisors are former state lawmaker Sheila Kuehl and Bobby Shriver, a former Santa Monica mayor and a member of the Kennedy political dynasty.
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January 31, 2014 | By Jay Jones
With the opening this week of Bobby's Burger Palace, Bobby Flay becomes the latest celebrity chef to open a Strip eatery devoted to the humble hamburger. BBP  at CityCenter is the first West Coast location for the 18-store chain that began six years ago on Long Island. The menu consists of regionally themed burgers with names such as Carolina, Miami and New Mexico. With T-shirts that read “Get crunchified,” servers encourage guests to get their burgers topped with Flay's signature potato chips.
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January 30, 2014 | By Catherine Saillant
Los Angeles County supervisorial candidate Sheila Kuehl is taking aim at rival Bobby Shriver's absences on the Santa Monica City Council, saying the former local elected official should have made it to more meetings instead of "spending so much time in Hyannis Port. " Shriver, who last week announced his candidacy for the west county seat being vacated by longtime Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky, missed nearly one out of five meetings during his eight years on the council, a Times review found.
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January 29, 2014 | By Rene Lynch
Rachel and David in "The Biggest Loser" finale? Saw that one coming. But Bobby?!?! Second chances, indeed. Rachel was all but guaranteed to win the first-ever triathlon staged by the weight-loss reality show, given her strong swimming background. And David is just flat out a stronger and faster competitor than the rest of the field -- and still has a good bit of weight to lose. PHOTOS: Celebrities by The Times Bobby, however, had been eliminated once from the show, and managed to fight his way back in. At times, he'd been called out for not working very hard in the gym. And he came in dead last in the five-person triathlon.
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January 21, 2014 | By Michael Finnegan
Bobby Shriver invoked his Kennedy family heritage Tuesday as he launched his campaign for Los Angeles County supervisor, using his place in the political dynasty to try to gain an edge even while casting himself as an "outsider. " The former mayor of Santa Monica told reporters at Will Rogers State Beach that he was running because he wanted to "shake things up" in a county that faces major challenges with homelessness, traffic, the environment and a broken foster care system. "I come from a family with a tradition of making a difference in people's lives," Shriver said.
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January 21, 2014 | By Michael Finnegan
Bobby Shriver invoked his Kennedy family heritage on Tuesday as he launched his campaign for Los Angeles County supervisor, using his place in the political dynasty to try to gain an edge even while casting himself as an outsider. The former mayor of Santa Monica told a cluster of reporters at Will Rogers State Beach that he was running because he wanted to fix things and “shake things up” in a county that faces major challenges with homelessness, traffic, the environment and a broken foster care system.
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September 3, 1989 | SHELLY MATTHYS, Shelly Matthys is a free-lance writer who lives in Federal Way, Wash. The names in the commentary have been changed
If there ever was a child I would take, no questions asked, it would be Bobby. If someone knocked on my door and asked, "Would you give Bobby a home?" I wouldn't hesitate to say, "Yes, when can I have him?" That's a fantasy; it's not going to happen. I haven't seen Bobby for two years. He was a neighbor kid in a San Diego apartment complex we both left two years ago, me for Seattle and him for North Carolina. But I still think about him. I think about him because he was an abused child.
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January 20, 2012 | By Gary Goldstein
There's a certain shaggy, 1970s-era charm to "Loosies," a crime-with-a-side-of-romance (or perhaps it's the other way around) trifle written by and starring Peter Facinelli (the "Twilight" pictures, TV's "Nurse Jackie") as an essentially decent Manhattan pickpocket "working" to pay off his late father's enormous debt. This nicely acted, atmospheric gambol, directed with a light, occasionally random touch by Michael Corrente ("Outside Providence," "Brooklyn Rules") puts Facinelli's sexy, charismatic Bobby at the center of a handful of raggedy story strands that engage even if they never fully coalesce.
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January 19, 2014 | By Seema Mehta
Bobby Shriver on Tuesday will formally jump into the race for a seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, injecting the Kennedy-family mystique - and possibly some of his own wealth - into the contest to replace termed-out Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky. Shriver, 59, the son of Sargent and Eunice Shriver and the nephew of President Kennedy, said he has been pondering running for a seat on the board for nearly a decade, as he watched Yaroslavsky work on helping the homeless while Shriver was a member of the Santa Monica City Council.
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January 14, 2014 | By Seema Mehta
Former Santa Monica Mayor Bobby Shriver is officially running for Los Angeles County supervisor, emailing supporters Monday that he plans to announce his bid imminently. “In a few days, I will formally announce that I am running for Los Angeles County Supervisor," Shriver emailed, citing his record on environmental and homeless issues during his Santa Monica council tenure. “I am running for supervisor because there is even more work to do at the county level!” Shriver wrote, noting the county board oversees a range of services, from healthcare and education to social services and transportation.
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