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August 17, 2001 |
Two young men collapsed and died, possibly from heat exhaustion, while working out Thursday on separate college campuses in Orange County, authorities said. Juan Pena, 24, of Garden Grove was pronounced dead about 12:15 p.m. at West Anaheim Medical Center after collapsing while jogging on the track at Cypress College, said Joseph Luckey, a spokesman for the Orange County coroner's office. Pena worked as a drugstore clerk and was not a student at the college, Luckey said. About 6 p.m.
May 24, 2001
Howie Clark, men's water polo coach at Cypress College for 16 seasons, will retire, the college announced. Clark, 58, was the 1991 Southern California Coach of the Year after leading the Chargers to a 27-9 record. He coached 10 All-American players while at Cypress. Clark also coached the 1995 women's team. One of that team's players, goalkeeper Bernice Orwig, earned a silver medal with the 2000 Olympic squad.
March 22, 2001
ANAHEIM 7:30pm Pop Music The Benjamins are the latest Milwaukee export (remember the BoDeans?) to ladle generous dollops of pop melody and hooks into a gritty alt-rock sound. The title of the group's recently released debut album, "The Art of Disappointment," alludes to its viewpoint on human relations, certainly not to its promising musical formula. * The Benjamins, Chain Reaction, 1652 W. Lincoln Ave., Anaheim. With Code 415, Cousin Oliver, Jimmi Rigg. 7:30 p.m. $7. (714) 635-6067.
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March 14, 2001 |
His father left his mother when he was in third grade, and for the next six years, David Olivos, his mom and two sisters lived in a converted garage in Santa Ana. Health problems prevented his mother from working and the family survived on welfare. But just barely.
January 31, 2001
BASEBALL Relief pitcher Phil Tripoli of Golden West has committed to play at UC Irvine, Rustler pitching coach Duane Page said. Tripoli played in the California Community College All-Star Game, held at Loyola Marymount University in October. FOOTBALL Offensive guard Ryan Lumm of Santa Margarita has committed to William and Mary, a Division I-AA program, in Williamsburg, Va. Lumm (6-3, 230), a first-team selection on the Times Orange County all-county team, chose William and Mary over Dartmouth, Georgetown, Colgate and Cornell, according to Eagle Coach Jim Hartigan.
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January 29, 2001
A Cypress College women's softball coach has been arrested on suspicion of selling counterfeit Super Bowl T-shirts. Brad Pickler, 45, of Dana Point allegedly sold registered trademark products. Officers also found that he had an outstanding arrest warrant in Nevada for nonsufficient funds with bail set at $10,000. Although Pickler was found with a couple of hundred dollars' worth of merchandise, Cypress Police Sgt.
January 21, 2001
Gordon Moore is correct in his assertion that the U.S. suffers a chronic, severe shortage of engineers, computer scientists and other technical people ["Gordon Moore Still Pushing Limits--Now It's Education," Jan. 15]. His creation of a $5-billion foundation to aid higher education is very generous--and misguided. I was a physics professor for more than 40 years at various colleges and universities, and I am convinced that the problem of getting more kids interested in technical careers must be addressed earlier.
January 3, 2001 |
Former Cypress College, UCLA and Utah Jazz center Mark Eaton is part-owner of three restaurants in Park City, Utah, where he lives with his wife, Marcie, and sons Nicolas and Douglas. He also has a radio talk show before Jazz games and is active in a foundation that supports youth activities for at-risk children. "Retirement has been a challenge, but so far I'm picking my way through it," said Eaton, whose 11-year NBA career ended in 1994.