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February 21, 1998 | DAVE DESMOND, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Perhaps it's appropriate that the girls' basketball coach humbled by two angioplasty procedures and a quadruple bypass will finish his career with a team recognized less for its talent than for its heart. At the conclusion of this season, Chuck Brown will step down at Thousand Oaks High, ending a basketball coaching career that began in Michigan in 1956. He will remain the Lancers' freshman football and baseball coach.
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May 20, 2012
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau Renowned baritone championed German lieder Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, 86, a renowned baritone who led a worldwide revival in popularity for German lieder, died in his sleep Friday at his home in the southern German city of Starnberg, his family said. The respected interpreter of classical art songs and opera performed for more than five decades primarily on European stages while also touring worldwide and recording extensively. He became best known for his renditions of songs by Franz Schubert and Gustav Mahler.
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March 15, 1997
Like the Energizer Bunny, Thousand Oaks High girls' basketball coach Chuck Brown keeps going . . . and going . . . and going. Brown is appearing in a nationwide commercial for the battery company. In the advertisement, Brown plays a cross-country coach who implores his team to keep trying to compete and win, using the bunny as a motivating tool. This isn't the first foray into television for Brown. Several years ago, the Thousand Oaks girls' basketball team was featured in a Reebok commercial.
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February 21, 1998 | DAVE DESMOND, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Perhaps it's appropriate that the girls' basketball coach humbled by two angioplasty procedures and a quadruple bypass will finish his career with a team recognized less for its talent than for its heart. At the conclusion of this season, Chuck Brown will step down at Thousand Oaks High, ending a basketball coaching career that began in Michigan in 1956. He will remain the Lancers' freshman football and baseball coach.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 20, 2012
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau Renowned baritone championed German lieder Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, 86, a renowned baritone who led a worldwide revival in popularity for German lieder, died in his sleep Friday at his home in the southern German city of Starnberg, his family said. The respected interpreter of classical art songs and opera performed for more than five decades primarily on European stages while also touring worldwide and recording extensively. He became best known for his renditions of songs by Franz Schubert and Gustav Mahler.
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May 20, 1992 | CHRIS FOSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hey, it was only a coin toss. That little pregame ceremony that precedes every football game. Nothing to get stressed about. But, hey, this was the Angelus League. Greg Willig, St. Paul High School's quarterback, had only one thought at that moment in 1987: heads or tails. He was being introduced to the Bishop Amat captains when . . . WHAM-O . "This little guy from Bishop Amat hit me," said Willig, who will be a senior this fall at Rice. "There were no words, he just threw a punch.
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March 26, 1998
Thousand Oaks Head Coach Chuck Brown Assistants: Dave Detmer, Tom Strasburger, Steve Waters. The last of Brown's 16 seasons as Thousand Oaks coach may have been one of his most satisfying. The Lancers finished 18-7 and claimed their third consecutive Marmonte League co-championship despite having no players average at least 10 points.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 4, 1993 | ALEENE MacMINN, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Heading West: Actor and cult figure David Drake will open in his Off-Broadway hit "The Night Larry Kramer Kissed Me," May 13 at the Tiffany Theatre in West Hollywood for an eight-week run. Written and performed by Drake, the show, still running at the Perry Street Playhouse in New York, is a series of incisive vignettes dissecting contemporary gay life and culture that have brought Drake to national attention. Chuck Brown directs.
SPORTS
February 19, 1993
The Thousand Oaks High girls' basketball team will travel to Palmdale to play the Falcons in a second-round game of the Southern Section Division I-A playoffs at 5 p.m. today. The Lancers (26-0), two-time defending Division I-A champions, originally were scheduled to play host to Palmdale on Saturday, but when Coach Chuck Brown took a team vote Thursday, Friday narrowly won out.
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January 19, 1990
Three people were wounded by gunfire Thursday evening during a robbery at a pizzeria in South Los Angeles, police said. The victims, whose names were not released, were shot about 5:30 p.m. when the robber fired his 9-millimeter pistol indiscriminately into a crowd inside Jino's Pizza at 8715 S. Western Ave., investigators said. One person was shot in the hip, another in the leg and a third in the foot, Sgt. Chuck Brown said. All were taken to Martin Luther King Jr./Drew Medical Center.
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March 15, 1997
Like the Energizer Bunny, Thousand Oaks High girls' basketball coach Chuck Brown keeps going . . . and going . . . and going. Brown is appearing in a nationwide commercial for the battery company. In the advertisement, Brown plays a cross-country coach who implores his team to keep trying to compete and win, using the bunny as a motivating tool. This isn't the first foray into television for Brown. Several years ago, the Thousand Oaks girls' basketball team was featured in a Reebok commercial.
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December 18, 1987 | RICHARD HARRINGTON, Washington Post
Today marks the release of "Go Go--Live at the Capital Centre," a 100-minute video shot during October's "Tribute to Go-Go." That concert drew 14,000 kids for a non-stop blast featuring "the Godfather of Go-Go" Chuck Brown and the Soul Searchers, Rare Essence, Experience Unlimited, Little Benny and the Masters, the Junkyard Band, D.C. Scorpio, Go Go Lorenzo, and Hot, Cold Sweat. The video, retailing for about $29.
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March 19, 2000 | ERIC SONDHEIMER
From the time he was old enough to walk, Joel Weiss has played sports. He was a wide receiver catching passes from quarterback Ryan McCann at Agoura High in 1995. He was Agoura's shooting guard making three-pointers his senior basketball season in 1996. UCLA and USC didn't come calling, but Weiss decided that didn't mean his athletic career had to end. He enrolled at Lehigh, an NCAA Division I-AA football school in Bethlehem, Pa.
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