February 10, 1991
In other league finals: Free-lance championships--Brian Miller (heavyweight) and Brad Newlin (189 pounds) registered pins to lead Highland to the team title for unaffiliated schools at Quartz Hill High. John Izzo (130 pounds) registered another win for Highland, which totaled 170 points to second-place Littlerock's 140. Mission League--Josh Rodine (119 pounds) and Robert Pearlstein (152 pounds) repeated as league champions to pace Harvard (158 1/2 points) to the title.
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February 3, 1996 |
The Pentagon has awarded a $49.5-million contract to Hughes Aircraft Co. so its engineers can continue working at Point Mugu Navy base to help test radar on the F-14 Tomcat jet fighter until the turn of the century. The office of Rep. Elton Gallegly (R-Simi Valley) this week received the announcement that will allow Hughes engineers to work side by side with Navy counterparts in laboratories at Point Mugu's Naval Air Warfare Center, Weapons Division.
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April 9, 1993 |
An Ojai man drowned in the Ventura River near Meiners Oaks on Thursday after he plunged over a small diversion dam and failed to surface, authorities said. Brian Miller, 22, was pronounced dead at Ojai Valley Community Hospital, not long after his 21-year-old companion, Jim Wallace, pulled him from the water with the aid of a passerby shortly after 6 p.m., said Ventura County Sheriff's Lt. Gary Markley. Wallace was in serious condition at Ventura County Medical Center, a nursing supervisor said.
February 21, 1990 |
Rescue workers armed with an underwater camera today spotted at least two bodies on the bottom of Convict Lake, where three teen-agers and four adults drowned Monday when a holiday hiking trip went tragically awry. U.S. Forest Service spokesman Brian Miller said the team of workers sighted the bodies at 10 a.m., resting about 117 feet below the frozen surface of the picturesque fishing lake. A Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department diving team was attempting to recover them.
August 27, 2000 |
A man went on a killing spree in Waterbury, Conn., gunning down three people, including a firefighter who was collecting money for charity, before shooting himself to death, police said. The gunman knew all three victims but authorities had not determined why he targeted them. One victim was a neighbor and another was the mother of an ex-girlfriend. The suspect was identified as Mark Cote, 29.
April 27, 1999
Saddleback's Brian Miller was the medalist and the Gauchos won the team title Monday at the 36-hole Orange Empire Conference golf championships at Singing Hills Golf Course in El Cajon. Miller had rounds of 73 and 69 on the par-72 course to finish with 142. Palomar's Paul Spangler (145) was second and Steve Bendt (147) of Santa Ana and teammate Peter Hergert (147) tied for third. Saddleback's team total was 749 and Santa Ana was second at 758. Palomar had 774 and Riverside finished with 775.
May 2, 2000
Saddleback College sophomore Brian Miller shot 146 and took medalist honors in the Southern California regional golf championships Monday at Rio Bravo Country Club in Bakersfield. Miller shot rounds of 75 and 71 and qualified for the state championships, which start Monday at Glendora Country Club. Saddleback finished third in the team scoring with 761 points. Long Beach won with 749. Canyons was second (751), Desert fourth (768).
September 1, 2011 |
A cracked cosmonaut helmet, footsteps in the moon dust, a mysterious flash of light outside a spaceship window — these are some of the images the Weinstein Co. has released from "Apollo 18," a documentary-style sci-fi thriller opening Friday that the studio is marketing as a movie culled from "found footage" from a U.S. space mission. "In 1972, the United States sent two astronauts on a secret mission to the moon," the trailer says. "Despite decades of denial by NASA and the Department of Defense, classified footage of the mission was leaked to the media.
September 3, 2011 |
Purporting to be edited from 84 hours of footage recently uploaded to the Internet — by whom, it is not stated — "Apollo 18" would have viewers believe that this is the true story of how NASA and the Department of Defense sent a secret final manned mission to the moon in 1974 after the lunar program had been officially shut down. What the astronauts found there has been kept under wraps ever since. In reality, "Apollo 18" is a faux found-footage thriller directed by Spanish filmmaker Gonzalo López-Gallego from a script by newcomer Brian Miller and produced by Russian filmmaker Timur Bekmambetov.
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November 21, 2007 |
Los Angeles County sheriff's detectives were searching Tuesday for three grandchildren of Rep. Gary G. Miller (R-Diamond Bar) who were believed to have been kidnapped by their mother. Detectives were dispatched to the 22000 block of Cello Drive in Diamond Bar late Monday to investigate the suspected abduction of the three boys, Deputy Oscar Butao said. The oldest child, Brian, is 8 and his brothers, Evan and Christian, are 6-year-old twins, Butao said.