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NEWS
February 25, 1993
The owner of the Verdugo Hills Bowling Alley has filed a last-minute appeal of an order that would have shut down his bar and video games over city code violations. Bert DeMascio filed the motion Feb. 3, the deadline for appealing a revocation of the conditional-use permit issued in 1984 that allows him to maintain the video machines and to sell alcoholic beverages. On Jan.
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SPORTS
August 30, 2012 | By Mark Medina
How you describe this photo likely will reflect how you view Metta World Peace. Do you scratch your head at him recently taking shots shirtless at a local bowling alley, or do you marvel at how he's maintained his physique this offseason? Do you cringe at the message he's sending about drinking alcohol? Or do you think it shows World Peace genuinely having fun with a group of fans? Do you become agitated over World Peace's constant want for attention by posting this on his Twitter account ?
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NEWS
August 19, 1990
A suspected arson fire, the second one in two weeks at Maple Lanes bowling alley, destroyed the structure early Saturday. No one was injured. Fire Capt. Cameron Phillips said the blaze, which was reported about 2:30 a.m., raged through the interior of Maple Lanes at 10192 Garden Grove Blvd. It took 40 firefighters almost one hour to bring the blaze under control. The loss was put at about $500,000. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
NATIONAL
April 2, 2012 | By Michael Finnegan, Los Angeles Times
MENASHA, Wis. - If Rick Santorum was weighing whether to abandon his quest for the presidency on Monday, the eve of the Wisconsin primary that could effectively crush his campaign, he worked hard not to show it. On a day packed with rallies, some bowling and a sampling of squeaky cheese curds, Santorum was looking ahead not just to the next round of Republican presidential primaries, but also to a possible floor fight against front-runner Mitt...
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 28, 1989 | MICHAEL CONNELLY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
This is the city: Los Angeles. The suspects: Five housewives. The crime: Gambling. The pot: $15.50. The Police Department vice squad's dragnet reached into a Thursday morning Dawnbreakers bowling league this week to nab five women. It wasn't pretty. These housewives were bowling for dollars. Acting on a tip, two vice officers secretly watched Thursday's games at Granada Lanes in Granada Hills.
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March 16, 2009 | Tony Barboza
For two months, Orange County's gay community turned out in force to the Lucky Strike bowling alley for Spin Tuesdays, a nightclub-style event with DJs spinning pop, dance and '80s music, and a velvet-rope entrance for as many as 1,000 bowlers, pool players and dancers.
NEWS
February 17, 1998 | Reuters
A teenager was believed beaten to death as she walked home in a small New Jersey town and her body was left behind a bowling alley, police said Monday. The body of Katrina Angela Suhan, 15, was discovered Saturday morning in Old Bridge, police said. She was fully clothed and had not been sexually assaulted, they said. A classmate reported last seeing Suhan alive at 12:30 a.m.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 3, 1998 | DAVID REYES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A man being chased by police after a robbery Sunday afternoon burst into a bowling alley and startled about 20 people who ran outside for safety. No one was injured at the Kona Lanes on Harbor Boulevard in Costa Mesa, officials said. After about a two-hour standoff, police arrested Eric Jack Haley, 26, of Las Vegas on suspicion of armed robbery, Costa Mesa Police Sgt. Ken Lovelady said. "At the time, about 20 customers and employees were inside the bowling alley," Lovelady said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 23, 1990
About $1,500 in scratch-off Lotto tickets were stolen from an Oxnard bowling alley early Sunday, police said. Two Latino males in their early 20s entered the Tournament Bowl, a 24-hour bowling alley at 3443 Saviers Road, shortly after midnight, said Officer David Jurado of the Oxnard Police Department. After kicking open a locked door and ransacking the office, the burglars took the Lotto tickets and miscellaneous office supplies, Jurado said.
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June 28, 1985 | Roxana Kopetman The panel also said inmates in mental wards are routinely given razors unless orders to the contrary are given, and inmates have attempted suicide or attacked cell-mates with the razors. In some cases, an inmate denied access to a razor was housed with an inmate who was allowed the potential weapon. and The grand jury said mentally disturbed inmates who are issued razors should be required to use them only in the presence of a physician, nurse or deputy sheriff. and John Needham
A bowling alley in Capistrano Beach may soon knock down its pins for the last time to make way for a church after a permit approval Thursday by the California Coastal Commission. The sale of the building at 25975 Domingo Ave., however, is not yet final, Capistrano Lanes Bowling Alley manager John Law said. Recent radio announcements that the Calvary Chapel of Dana Point plans to buy and convert the bowling alley into a church and school have hurt business, Law said.
NATIONAL
March 23, 2012 | By Kim Murphy
As Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales was charged Friday with the murder of 17 Afghan civilians, one of the key questions in the case will be whether Bales -   as reported by a U.S. official familiar with the case - was drinking before the middle-of-the-night rampage. Scrutiny is also likely to be focused on Bales' past brushes with the law, which show that he more than once had been drinking when ran into trouble with the police. Court records show a citation in Florida for having alcohol on a beach in 1998, a charge involving a drunken assault at a casino in 2002, a reported drunk driving arrest in 2005, an alcohol-infused brawl outside a bowling alley in 2008 and another case that same year - not specifically charged as drunk driving -- in which Bales rolled his car and was seen fleeing into the woods.
TRAVEL
January 9, 2012 | By Josh Noel, Special to the Los Angeles Times
Nowhere is the Internet's democratic nature clearer than in the user-generated reviews on such websites as Yelp and TripAdvisor. All it takes to weigh in on a restaurant, hotel, spa, bar, bowling alley - anything, really - is a user name and password. Although they're a boon for consumers sharing unfiltered ideas and opinions, there are obvious hazards: What can be trusted? How do you know a hotel owner hasn't put family members or friends up to clogging sites with positive reviews of his property and negative reviews of his competition?
ENTERTAINMENT
December 15, 2011
SERIES Pricing the Priceless: Engineer Kevin Cook looks at a new way of finding out just how much some of the world's most amazing buildings and ancient monuments are worth starting with three hourlong programs airing on National Geographic. Eiffel Tower, at 5 and 8 p.m., followed by Egypt's Great Pyramid at 6 and 9 and Grand Central Terminal at 7 and 10. Prime Suspect: The murder of a diamond dealer has Jane (Maria Bello) seeking clues from his wife, while a lead sends Jane and Blando (Tim Griffin)
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 9, 2011 | By Joel Rubin, Los Angeles Times
A high school football star, whose talents on the playing field once seemed certain to carry him out of South Los Angeles, was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for murdering the mother of a girl who was set to testify against him in a robbery case. The sentencing of Tyquan Knox, 23, came nearly five years after the January 2007 shooting, in which he was found to have strode up to Pamela Lark, 49, outside her home and shot her multiple times at close range as her grandchildren looked on. In that time, prosecutors tried three times to convict Knox, once a standout wide receiver at Crenshaw High School who had attracted the attention of college recruiters from several top-tier schools.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 11, 2011 | By Richard Winton, Los Angeles Times
A 25-year-old Latino gang member convicted in the racially motivated gang murder of a black Canoga Park bowling alley employee has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. Martin Sotelo, a member of the Canoga Park Alabama gang, was sentenced Thursday for the fatal drive-by shooting of James Shamp. Van Nuys Superior Court Judge Martin Herscovitz also ordered Sotelo to pay $15,916 in restitution for the burial of his victim and mental health costs of the victim's family. A jury in April found Sotelo guilty of first-degree murder with two special circumstance allegations, murder because of the victim's race and murder in a drive-by shooting.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 15, 2011 | By Ann M. Simmons, Los Angeles Times
A jury in Van Nuys finds Martin Sotelo, a Latino, guilty of first-degree murder with two special circumstance allegations — murder due to the victim's race, and murder in a drive-by shooting — in the slaying of a black bowling alley worker. A 26-year-old Latino was convicted Thursday in the racially motivated killing of a black Canoga Park bowling alley employee in 2008. A jury in Van Nuys deliberated less than three hours before finding Martin Sotelo, the last of four defendants to face charges in the case, guilty of first-degree murder with two special circumstance allegations — murder due to the victim's race, and murder in a drive-by shooting.
NEWS
August 22, 1991 | AMY LOUISE KAZMIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Glendale zoning administrator is scheduled next week to consider whether to revoke the alcohol and video-game permit of a bowling alley that some nearby residents say is a hangout for youths looking for trouble. The hearing next Wednesday was prompted by a series of complaints, beginning in April, by Dan Stubbs, president of the homeowners association at Heritage Townhomes, a condominium complex located behind Verdugo Hills Bowl in La Crescenta.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 7, 1985
Burbank firefighters Sunday were investigating the cause of a two-alarm fire that gutted a bowling alley, causing more than $250,000 in damage. The fire broke out at about 11 p.m. Saturday at Burbank Bowl, 430 S. San Fernando Road. Twelve units brought the blaze under control about 1:30 a.m., preventing the fire from spreading to surrounding buildings, Dean White of the Burbank Fire Department said. There were no injuries.
TRAVEL
April 3, 2011 | By Christopher Reynolds, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer
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ENTERTAINMENT
May 13, 2010
'A Nightmare in Las Cruces' One of the worst crimes in New Mexico history — an early 1990 robbery and execution-style mass murder at a Las Cruces bowling alley — remains unsolved 20 years later. But it's the hope of filmmaker Charlie Minn that his self-distributed documentary, "A Nightmare in Las Cruces," might breathe new life into this stone-cold case. Whatever the outcome, Minn has done a creditable job recounting the details of this heinous event and probing its haunting aftermath.
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