April 21, 1989 |
Bill Kernen says that it's just another step in the evolution of a complete baseball player. Chae-Ho Chong calls it bad judgment on the pitcher's part. Either way, Cal Poly Pomona got the message Thursday: Chong can hit a curveball. Soundly. The Cal State Northridge first baseman, who faced off-speed pitches in each at-bat, drove in seven runs on two singles, a double and a home run as the Matadors thumped Pomona, 15-3, in a California Collegiate Athletic Assn.
September 1, 2011
Taste of Chong Qing LOCATION 172 E. Valley Blvd., San Gabriel, (626) 288-1357 PRICE Entrees, $8 to $13; noodles and rice dishes, $5 to $8 DETAILS Open 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., and 5 to 10:30 p.m. Monday to Thursday; 10:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Friday to Sunday. Soft drinks and tea. Credit cards accepted. Lot parking.
August 12, 2006 |
THE prison memoir is an interesting genre. While in custody, freed from the distractions of the outside world, blessed with time, that scarcest of commodities, such prisoners as Gandhi, Malcolm X, Oscar Wilde and Solzhenitsyn wrote highly personal, transformative pieces exploring fundamental issues: man's relationship to society, the nature of liberty and the responsibility of the artist to remain creatively and spiritually free, regardless of his corporeal status.
September 12, 2003 |
Tommy Chong, who played half of the dope-smoking duo in the Cheech and Chong movies, was sentenced to nine months in federal prison and fined $20,000 Thursday in Pittsburgh for selling bongs and other drug paraphernalia over the Internet. The 65-year-old performer was allowed to remain free until federal prison officials tell him in a few weeks where he must report to prison. Chong also forfeited about $100,000 for his arrest on federal drug paraphernalia charges.
April 6, 1986
Chong Pal Park of South Korea, the International Boxing Federation super-middleweight champion, will defend his title against Vinnie Curto of Miami Beach in a Scheduled 15-round bout Friday night at 8 at the Sports Arena. It will be Chong's first fight in the United States. Chong is 43-3 with 37 knockouts. Curto, 29, is 79-6-3. He has been fighting since 1972, when he was 14. He said he lied about his age in order to qualify as a pro.
July 31, 2008 |
Now that their feud is up in smoke, Cheech & Chong are high on plans to reunite for their first comedy tour in more than 25 years. Comedians Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong unveiled plans Wednesday for a U.S. tour of 24 dates, beginning Sept. 12 in Philadelphia and including a Dec. 6 stop at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City. Marin and Chong, who broke up amid creative differences, have tried to reunite before, but have always fought too much. Marin, 62, said: "It takes about 3 minutes for that to happen.