November 10, 1996 |
Police shot and killed three peasant protesters during a clash over corn prices in the southeastern state of Chiapas, peasant leader Juan Carlos Aguilar said. Police opened fire on the protesters as helicopters whirled overhead and dropped tear-gas canisters during the predawn clash near Venustiano Carranza, Aguilar said. At least one man was hospitalized with serious injuries, in the city of Comitan, he said, and federal army troops were also involved in the clash.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 11, 1989
Two Santa Ana men were arrested Friday in connection with the wounding of two other men in what police called a gang-related drive-by shooting. Maureen Thomas, a Santa Ana police spokeswoman, said Carlos Aguilar and Alejandro Gutierrez, both 21, were standing in front of a house in the 700 block of West Myrtle Street at noon Friday when two men drove by in a blue 1978 Oldsmobile and fired several shots from a .22-caliber handgun.
July 17, 1986 |
Seventy staffers, including longtime correspondent George Herman whose assignments have included the White House beat and the "Face the Nation" broadcast, were told by CBS News today that they had been cut from the payroll and most were given two weeks to clean up their affairs. "The date that distresses all of us is here," said CBS News President Van Gordon Sauter in a memo to the news division. "The CBS News layoffs will be concluded by the end of the day."
September 19, 1993 |
Three of the leading jockeys at Los Alamitos were involved in two accidents Friday night in which all three were taken to a local hospital. Bruce Pilkenton and G.R. Carter, second and third in the standings respectively, were involved in a spill in the ninth race, the $20,000 Katella Handicap. Carter, aboard favored Miss Frequent Flyer, was just behind the leaders when his mount clipped heels with Rebs Sign Off.
November 9, 1990 |
The Dream Doctor will head a field of 10 3-year-olds set to go to the post Saturday night in the $55,279 California Sires Cup at Los Alamitos. The Sires Cup will be contested over 400 yards as the ninth race on the 12-race program. A pair of trials for the Sires Cup were conducted on Oct. 31 with the 10 fastest qualifiers returning for Saturday's final in quest of the $25,078 winner's share of the purse.
August 10, 1991 |
Shake Six, a 4-year-old gelding, closed impressively in the stretch to catch defending champion Baychaino and win the Calyx Invitational Handicap Friday night at the Orange County Racing Fair at Los Alamitos Race Course. The victory spoiled the return of Griswold, the world record-holder at 870 yards, who hadn't raced since April. Shake Six, who is trained by Bob Baffert and was ridden by Eddie Garcia, ran the 870 yards in 44.73 seconds. He returned $22.80, $6.60 and $3.