February 1, 1992 |
One of the following statements is true: A) George Foreman recently said he has been on that weight-loss milkshake diet and has already lost the equivalent of Tom Lasorda. B) Don King publicly announced that his hair is actually a wig made of wolf fur. C) Former featherweight champion Danny (Little Red) Lopez is making a comeback after a retirement of nearly 12 years. If you guessed C , you are right.
February 27, 1992 |
Danny (Little Red) Lopez, who parlayed a free-swinging boxing style into a world championship in the 1970s, launches a comeback bid tonight at the Irvine Marriott. Lopez, 39, was 28 when he retired in 1980, after consecutive defeats by the late Salvador Sanchez of Mexico. Lopez, who earned $1.5 million in his career from 1971-1980, will earn $7,000 tonight for meeting journeyman Jorge Rodriguez in a bout at 132 pounds.
April 7, 1989
Former lightweight champion Mando Ramos will present service awards to former champions Carlos Palomino and Danny (Little Red) Lopez on behalf of Boxing Against Alcohol and Drugs (BAAD) at a dinner scheduled for April 19 at 6:30 p.m. at the Old Spaghetti Factory in Hollywood. For details, call (714) 891-2512.
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April 24, 2011 |
An 18-year-old man was booked on suspicion of attempted murder Sunday after he allegedly shot at a police helicopter in Van Nuys, rupturing its fuel tank and forcing it to make an emergency landing. A tipster's report of a second gunman set off an hours-long search and evacuations, but no suspect was found. The Los Angeles Police Department helicopter was fired on after the pilot responded to a report of gunshots in the 15700 block of Saticoy Street about 6 a.m., Det. Gus Villanueva said.
May 2, 2007 |
Denver Mayor John W. Hickenlooper easily won election to a second term, defeating Danny Lopez, a city employee who barely campaigned. Hickenlooper, 55, was receiving 88% of the votes. He said he would spend his new term on initiatives he started in his first, collaborating with business and nonprofit organizations and promoting open government.
November 10, 1990 |
Kern Valley 27, Paraclete 0--Paraclete's Jorge Ordaz surpassed the 1,000-yard rushing mark for the season, but the Spirits lost their seventh consecutive game. NONLEAGUE Santa Clara 21, Righetti 14--Danny Lopez intercepted a pass in the Santa Clara end zone with 27 seconds left to play to preserve the victory in Santa Maria. Lopez also caught a 58-yard touchdown pass from Christopher Macias late in the second quarter.