June 28, 2012 |
A selection-by-selection look at the 2012 NBA draft: No. 1 New Orleans Hornets: Anthony Davis, 6-11, 222, Kentucky, power forward Davis knew he would be the No. 1 pick before it was determined which team would get the selection. He is the centerpiece of New Orleans' attempt to revive the team without Chris Paul. While Davis needs to add muscle and develop in the post, he is a long, athletic wing player who is a very talented rebounder and shot blocker. He can defend multiple positions and is a very tough player.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 13, 2013
Dallas Willard Influential Christian philosopher taught at USC for 47 years Dallas Willard, 77, an influential Christian philosopher who taught at USC for 47 years and chaired the philosophy department in the early 1980s, died Wednesday in Woodland Hills, the university said. He had cancer. In "The Great Omission," "Renovation of the Heart," "The Divine Conspiracy" and other books, Willard wrote about spiritual formation and Christian discipleship for the general reader, often giving practical advice for living a Christian life in a secular world.
January 30, 2011 |
The tourists think big. Arriving in Southern California, they expect to conquer Disneyland and Hollywood, perhaps on the same day, in between the surfing and snowboarding. Then they get stuck in traffic. Then come the recriminations, the tears, the vows to visit an island next time. The locals think small. Tracing tight little loops between home and work, they dodge freeways and alien neighborhoods. There are Los Feliz people who haven't set foot in Venice since the latter Bush administration (I'm one)
October 14, 2010 |
As a hotel housekeeper, Amelia Acosta hustles to make the beds, vacuum the floors, scrub the toilets and empty the wastebaskets in at least 15 guest rooms a day. The smallest oversight ? a soiled towel left on the bed ? can be the difference between a reprimand from her boss and a generous tip from a guest. "I'm personally dedicated to my work," she said in Spanish, wiping smudge marks from a bathroom mirror at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites in downtown Los Angeles.
March 22, 2002 |
Gil Kim of Ventura St. Bonaventure has retired after six seasons as boys' basketball coach. Kim, 61, had an 89-58 career record and guided the Seraphs to six consecutive playoff appearances, including a Tri-Valley League championship in 2000-01. St. Bonaventure went 14-10 this season.
November 22, 1997
St. Bonaventure (9-1) defeated Calabasas by 31 points two weeks ago, but is not relishing the rematch tonight at 7:30 at Ventura High in the first round of the Southern Section Division X playoffs. Calabasas (6-4) has lost four of five, but star running back Robby Coppola and his tough-blocking brother Drew are back from injuries.
December 7, 1991 |
The Tehachapi High football team played bumper ball Friday night against the St. Bonaventure defense and bounced into the Southern Section Division IX final with a 14-8 victory over the visiting Seraphs. Tehachapi tailback Bumper Stanley rushed 26 times for 139 yards and a touchdown as the Warriors (10-3) won a battle of ball control with run-oriented St. Bonaventure (8-5).
September 6, 2005 |
Samson Szakacsy, a 6-foot-4 junior quarterback at Ventura St. Bonaventure who helped his team win the Southern Section Division IV championship last season, told Coach Jon Mack on Sunday that he is leaving school to move to Camarillo. Szakacsy, who threw a touchdown pass in St. Bonaventure's season-opening win on Friday against Ridgecrest Burroughs, had been sharing the starting quarterback position with senior Matt Evans for the second consecutive season.