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June 28, 1991 | MIKE REILLEY
After riding a wave of success over the last few years, Body Boarding magazine has changed to an annual format because of decreasing advertising revenue, said David Gilovich, editorial director of the San Clemente-based publication. The decreasing advertising convinced Gilovich to switch the magazine to an annual publication after its September issue. Six staff members were dismissed, he said. "With the general state of our economy, it wasn't much of a decision," Gilovich said.
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March 23, 2011 | By Rong-Gong Lin II, Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles County's fee to transport and handle dead bodies is going up from a cap of $200 to a maximum of $400. The county Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the fee increase Tuesday, accepting the coroner's office's assertion that transportation and handling costs have gone up since the fee was enacted in 1991. Approved billing rates for the current fiscal year, which ends this summer, will only go up to $312.12, according to a coroner's staff report. "The increased fee ?
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August 15, 1993 | MIKE DiGIOVANNA and MIKE REILLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Staggering out of the water on a recent warm summer afternoon, Paul Choi, a novice bodysurfer from Anaheim, felt a little groggy and very lucky. After catching a six-foot wave, he was tossed and turned like a load of laundry, then deposited on the beach. Choi, 18, suffered only a minor setback--he lost a swim fin.
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August 15, 1993 | MIKE DiGIOVANNA and MIKE REILLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Staggering out of the water on a recent warm summer afternoon, Paul Choi, a novice bodysurfer from Anaheim, felt a little groggy and very lucky. After catching a six-foot wave, he was tossed and turned like a load of laundry, then deposited on the beach. Choi, 18, suffered only a minor setback--he lost a swim fin.
SPORTS
September 5, 1988
Keith Sasaki, 25, of Honolulu, won his fourth National Body Board Championship Sunday at Oceanside Pier. Paul Roach, a 15-year-old from Encinitas, won the AAA amateur title. Other winners from the San Diego area included Chris Campbell, 12, of Oceanside (boys 12-under) and Manny Vargas, 16, of Imperial Beach (junior men 13-16). John Shearer, 33, of Hermosa Beach defended his men's 30-and-over title as did 14-year-old Glenda Kozlowski of Rio de Janeiro, who won the women's open competition.
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July 8, 1987 | JIM McCURDIE, Times Staff Writer
It began as a softer, simpler alternative to riding a surfboard, but it has evolved into big business that has a viable niche in the marketplace, and a 30-second spot on MTV. Yes, body boarding has gone big time. Much has happened since the early 1970s, when former Laguna Beach resident Tom Morey first boogied on a slab of polyethylene foam he had fashioned at his home in Hawaii. Morey's tinkering produced the prototype of a plaything that has altered the course of wave riding forever.
SPORTS
November 23, 1990 | JEFF MEYERS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Can a Brazilian schoolgirl from Ubatuba find happiness in the Valley? Not right away. Fabiola Pereira, who was only 14 when she moved to Studio City as a foreign exchange student in January, 1989, had difficulty making friends at Millikan Junior High because of the language barrier--she initially spoke no English--and a cultural gap that was impossible for her to overcome. "In the whole school, I was the only surfer girl," said Pereira, now 16. "We had nothing in common."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 23, 2011 | By Rong-Gong Lin II, Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles County's fee to transport and handle dead bodies is going up from a cap of $200 to a maximum of $400. The county Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the fee increase Tuesday, accepting the coroner's office's assertion that transportation and handling costs have gone up since the fee was enacted in 1991. Approved billing rates for the current fiscal year, which ends this summer, will only go up to $312.12, according to a coroner's staff report. "The increased fee ?
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October 22, 2000 | JENIFER RAGLAND, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A car carrying five Moorpark High School students on their way back from the movies Friday night jumped an embankment on the Ronald Reagan Freeway and crashed into a tree, killing two teenagers and injuring three, authorities said. Brooke Bronkowski, 14, was pronounced dead early Saturday morning at Los Robles Regional Medical Center in Thousand Oaks, said Dave Webb, a California Highway Patrol spokesman. Shane Malloy, 17, died about 10:30 p.m. Friday at Simi Valley Hospital.
SPORTS
March 30, 1987
John Shimooka outperformed three other surfers in the finals Sunday to win the Aloe-Up Cup Professional Surfing Assn. event at Oceanside Harbor. Shimooka, of Honolulu, earned $1,500. Richie Collins of Costa Mesa finished second and won $700. Paul Barr of Carlsbad was third and Mike Lambresi of Oceanside was fourth. In the women's competition, Tricia Gill of Newport Beach won the final to earn $250. Janice Aragon of Huntington Beach finished second.
BUSINESS
June 28, 1991 | MIKE REILLEY
After riding a wave of success over the last few years, Body Boarding magazine has changed to an annual format because of decreasing advertising revenue, said David Gilovich, editorial director of the San Clemente-based publication. The decreasing advertising convinced Gilovich to switch the magazine to an annual publication after its September issue. Six staff members were dismissed, he said. "With the general state of our economy, it wasn't much of a decision," Gilovich said.
SPORTS
November 23, 1990 | JEFF MEYERS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Can a Brazilian schoolgirl from Ubatuba find happiness in the Valley? Not right away. Fabiola Pereira, who was only 14 when she moved to Studio City as a foreign exchange student in January, 1989, had difficulty making friends at Millikan Junior High because of the language barrier--she initially spoke no English--and a cultural gap that was impossible for her to overcome. "In the whole school, I was the only surfer girl," said Pereira, now 16. "We had nothing in common."
SPORTS
September 5, 1988
Keith Sasaki, 25, of Honolulu, won his fourth National Body Board Championship Sunday at Oceanside Pier. Paul Roach, a 15-year-old from Encinitas, won the AAA amateur title. Other winners from the San Diego area included Chris Campbell, 12, of Oceanside (boys 12-under) and Manny Vargas, 16, of Imperial Beach (junior men 13-16). John Shearer, 33, of Hermosa Beach defended his men's 30-and-over title as did 14-year-old Glenda Kozlowski of Rio de Janeiro, who won the women's open competition.
SPORTS
July 8, 1987 | JIM McCURDIE, Times Staff Writer
It began as a softer, simpler alternative to riding a surfboard, but it has evolved into big business that has a viable niche in the marketplace, and a 30-second spot on MTV. Yes, body boarding has gone big time. Much has happened since the early 1970s, when former Laguna Beach resident Tom Morey first boogied on a slab of polyethylene foam he had fashioned at his home in Hawaii. Morey's tinkering produced the prototype of a plaything that has altered the course of wave riding forever.
SPORTS
June 27, 1986
EQUIPMENT--Board, $30-130; fins, $15-30; leash, $10-15. WHERE TO GO--For recreational purposes, body boarding can be done at nearly any beach. A beach with a sandy bottom is easier on the feet. Beginners should avoid rip currents. Waves of 1-2 feet provide adequate surf for recreational purposes. INSTRUCTION--Free clinics to be run by Morey Boogie boards: Aug. 2 in Oceanside, and Aug. 16 at Pacific Beach. Bodyboarding magazine publishes tips.
SPORTS
April 24, 1988
The South Coast surfing contest finals will be held today at Salt Creek County Beach in Laguna Niguel. The event is the fifth leg of the U.S. Pro surfing tour. Surfing will start at 7 a.m., with the finals scheduled to begin at 2:30 p.m. The body boarding competition will start at 7:30 a.m., and its finals are scheduled for 2 p.m. The competition, which began Friday, has featured several upsets in the surfing and body board divisions.
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