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August 1, 2010
Just a small disagreement Great job by Christopher Reynolds ["Elk, Blowups and Cowboys," July 25]. He captured a lot of the essence of Cody, Wyo. Of course, our perspectives are slightly different. He thinks of Cody as "tiny," while I term it "my favorite city." Paul D. Butler Hyattville, Wyo. An airline fee what-if for fliers Regarding "A Fee Onslaught" [On the Spot, July 25]: What if nobody chose the seat-selection option ("Do you want to sit together?"
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SPORTS
April 15, 2014 | By Gary Klein
Cody Kessler, who led USC to 10 victories last season, was named the Trojans' starting quarterback, Coach Steve Sarkisian announced Tuesday. Kessler, a fourth-year junior from Bakersfield, held off a challenge from redshirt freshman Max Browne. Kessler passed for 20 touchdowns, with seven interceptions, last season. He finished the season with four touchdown passes in the Trojans' 45-20 victory over Fresno State in the Las Vegas Bowl. USC opens the 2014 season against Fresno State on Aug. 30 at the Coliseum.
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TRAVEL
July 25, 2010 | By Chris Reynolds
The best way to Yellowstone: From LAX, United and Delta offer connecting service (change of planes) to Yellowstone Regional Airport in Cody, Wyo. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $354. Cody is about 52 miles east of Yellowstone's eastern boundary. WHERE TO STAY Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel & Cabins, in the northern end of the park, (866) 439-7375 or (307) 344-7311, http://www.yellowstonenationalparklodges.com . Open May 14-Oct. 11, then reopens late December-March.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 12, 2014 | By Martin Miller
If there is such a thing as a comic antihero, Elder Cunningham in the highly acclaimed and wildly irreverent "The Book of Mormon" is it. Cody Jamison Strand portrays the character who is the kind of person - very clingy, prototypically schlubby and frequently less than truthful - that would have folks of all religious denominations unified in their haste to un-friend him on Facebook. And yet, Strand's character is able to harness those repellent qualities and humorously bring together Mormon missionaries and a small village in Northern Uganda - not only in their appreciation of each other, but for the universal role that storytelling and religion play as well.  PHOTOS: Best in theater 2013 | Charles McNulty The Tony-award winning musical is now on national tour at the Pantages Theatre through May 11. Below is an edited transcript of a conversation with Strand, 24, who also performed the role on Broadway.
TRAVEL
July 26, 2010 | By Martin Miller
Buffalo Bill Cody's last words were reportedly, "Let my show go on!" Just a couple hours' drive east of Yellowstone National Park is the Buffalo Bill Historical Center, less a passing fancy of entertainment than a rich and detailed history lesson that plainly demonstrates that the show about the man — and the myth — is galloping and kicking up dust well into the 21st century. Like most Americans, I had heard of Buffalo Bill (his bright-lights name was even appropriated by the 1983-84 Dabney Coleman television show, plus that was the nickname for the serial killer in "The Silence of the Lambs."
NATIONAL
October 11, 2009 | Lisa Black
At first, an Illinois chiropractor was miffed when he opened a shipment of supplies last week and noticed tufts of fur. Then he spotted a black-and-white cat that had hitched a ride from Texas. "My first reaction was, I didn't know what kind of animal he was, so I closed the box back up," said Brett St. Aubin, clinic director at Chiro One Wellness Center in Woodstock, Ill. The stowaway's collar identified him as Cody, 2. The cat had jumped unnoticed into the roughly 2-by-3-foot box as it was being packed, said Marie Webster of Dallas, whose daughter is Cody's owner.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 4, 2012 | By Robert Abele
If life is measured in our ability to achieve understanding with others about our common humanity, then writer-director Patrick Wang's absorbing debut feature "In the Family" - about a custody battle - has to count as a signature achievement. At nearly three hours it's long, but in Wang's pacing estimation, what is time when at stake is a decent character's threatened sense of being, fairness and belonging? Wang himself stars as humble Tennessee contractor Joey, whose life partner Cody (Trevor St. John)
TRAVEL
July 26, 2010
Buffalo Bill Historical Center, 720 Sheridan Ave., Cody, Wyo.; (307) 587-4771, http://www.bbhc.org ; adult admission $15, ages 6-17 $10, 5 and younger free.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 7, 2009 | Nicole Santa Cruz
A 16-year-old who was shot and killed by a sheriff's deputy Sunday in Compton was identified Monday as Avery Cody Jr. Los Angeles County Sheriff's Det. Steve Blagg said Cody had a loaded handgun when he was shot by a deputy on routine patrol. But an attorney for Cody's family said the teen did not brandish a weapon and posed "no threat" to deputies or anyone else. Attorney John E. Sweeney said Cody and a friend had just finished eating at a nearby McDonald's when they were stopped by officers in an unmarked vehicle near the intersection of Poinsettia Avenue and Alondra Boulevard in Compton.
NEWS
October 15, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
A woman who said she was sleeping when her ex-boyfriend violently abducted her children, Sarah, 11, and Cody, 9, was convicted of not doing anything to stop the deadly attack. Schwana Patterson, 37, could get up to 99 years in prison on each of the two counts of injury to a child by omission. Prosecutors claimed she ignored her children's screams as Bobby Wayne Woods abducted them from their bedroom in Granbury, Texas, in 1997. Sarah was found dead, her throat slashed. She had been raped.
SPORTS
March 3, 2014 | By Chris Foster
UCLA pitcher Cody Poteet on Monday was named the national player of the week by Collegiate Baseball. Poteet threw a two-hit shutout, striking out 13, in a 5-0 victory over Michigan on Sunday. He is 1-1 with a 2.81 earned-run average in three starts this season. The Bruins, the defending national champions, are 7-4 this season. ALSO: Pat LaFontaine's shuffling off from Buffalo causes ripples Lindsay Davenport earns honors - just another normal turn of events Angels strike out during first try of new instant-replay system
NATIONAL
February 25, 2014 | By Matt Pearce, This story has been updated throughout to reflect new developments.
They arrested the wrong Cody Williams, and then kept him in jail for more than a month. The Clay County, Fla., Sheriff's Office punished a deputy Tuesday for the wrongful arrest of 18-year-old Cody Lee Williams, who didn't even share the same middle name as a man accused of having sex with a young girl. “Other than the name, there's no other similarities," Kris Nowicki, Cody Lee Williams' attorney, told the Los Angeles Times on Tuesday. “Cody Williams had never met this girl and didn't know anything about her. " According to the Florida Times-Union , which first reported on the story, a girl younger than 12 told investigators that she had sex with an older boy named Cody Williams on Halloween in 2012.
SPORTS
January 12, 2014 | Eric Sondheimer
No high school basketball team in Southern California has made a faster rise to prominence than Chatsworth Sierra Canyon, which starts three freshmen and has won 15 of its 17 games while building a resume that could leave the Trailblazers playing in the new Open Division for the playoffs come February. One of those young players is 6-foot-7 Cody Riley, who doesn't look or act like a freshman. Calm, cool and confident, Riley is part of a generation that grew up playing in big games on travel teams and seemingly made a seamless transition to high school basketball.
SPORTS
December 22, 2013 | By Gary Klein
USC quarterback Cody Kessler, who passed for a Las Vegas Bowl record four touchdowns in the Trojans' 45-20 victory over Fresno State on Saturday, was named the game's most valuable player. Kessler completed 22 of 30 passes for 340 yards. He connected with Marqise Lee and Nelson Agholor for two touchdowns each. BOWL TIMELINE: Matchups, schedule and picks Kessler had one pass intercepted, and it was returned for a touchdown by Fresno State safety Derron Smith. USC cornerback Kevon Seymour made a team-best seven tackles and was named the defensive "outperformer" of the game.
SPORTS
December 21, 2013 | By Gary Klein
LAS VEGAS -- Quarterback Cody Kessler was selected most valuable player after completing 22 of 30 passes for 344 yards and a Las Vegas Bowl-record four touchdowns in a 45-20 victory over Fresno State on Saturday. Kessler had one pass intercepted, and it was returned for a touchdown. BOWL TIMELINE: Matchups, schedule and picks "It was a great game today and it was 100% due to the offensive line," Kessler said, adding, "It is due to them and our receivers, who are freak athletes.
SPORTS
December 10, 2013 | By Gary Klein
USC quarterback Cody Kessler and Fresno State quarterback Derek Carr both grew up and played high school football in Bakersfield. So the city located about two hours north of Los Angeles, and two hours south of Fresno, could be split when USC plays Fresno State in the Las Vegas Bowl on Dec. 21. "People in Bakersfield are making it a big deal," Kessler said. "It's going to be fun. " Kessler, a third-year sophomore who attended Bakersfield Centennial High, and Carr, a fifth-year senior who played at Bakersfield Christian High, have worked out together and have been friends for about six years.
SPORTS
August 14, 1990 | From Associated Press
Federal Arsenal and Cody won trotting championships, and Styling and Lake Hills Texas were crowned pacing champions Monday on the first day of the Illinois State Fair's five-day harness-racing meet. The start of Monday's 15-race card was delayed two hours by overnight rains. The track officially was listed as good, yet 11 of the 15 heats went in under 2:00.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 1, 2005 | Merrill Balassone, Times Staff Writer
Playing in the backyard in blue print shirts and khakis, Cody and Lee Decker are energetic and carefree as they shoot baskets at their hoop and practice 360-degree spins on their scooters. When they sit still on the couch in their living room, the sadness creeps back into their eyes. They sit quietly and speak abruptly. Four years ago, the boys' mother brought them to their great-grandmother Ann Signett, a first-generation Italian immigrant and Holocaust survivor.
SPORTS
December 9, 2013 | By Eric Sondheimer
 Two weeks into the high school basketball season, a young Chatsworth Sierra Canyon team is learning to handle the pressure pretty well. With sophomore guard Devearl Ramsey scoring 25 points and 6-foot-8 freshman Cody Riley contributing 19 points, Sierra Canyon (5-0) held off Sylmar, 72-65, in a a Ventura County Classic game on Monday night at Royal. Sierra Canyon led by 12 points at halftime and had to withstand a 29-point performance by Sylmar's Devenir Duruisseau. Sherman Oaks Notre Dame defeated Oxnard, 76-61.
SPORTS
December 4, 2013 | By Gary Klein, This story has been corrected. See below
  New USC Coach Steve Sarkisian will wait until spring practice to install the up-tempo, no-huddle offense he brought with him from Washington. Trojans quarterbacks are already looking forward to it. "I'm very excited," said starter Cody Kessler, who ran a spread offense at Bakersfield Centennial High. Fellow sophomore Max Wittek operated out of a more traditional pro-style offense at Santa Ana Mater Dei, but said, "I think I can move around well and do what's asked.
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