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June 30, 1998
An 18-year-old Lancaster man has pleaded not guilty to federal civil rights charges that he assaulted African-Americans on two occasions in 1996. Authorities allege that Eric Lance Dillard took part in the July 1996 beating and stabbing of a man who was attacked as he walked along a Lancaster street. Dillard is also accused of beating another man as he left a video rental store in April of that year.
In its slow-moving search for a new athletic director, UC Irvine has 40 candidates with 35 to 60 more applicants expected by the deadline, now extended to Feb. 28, interim athletic director Horace Mitchell said Monday. A committee of Irvine faculty members, including women's track and field Coach Danny Williams and men's tennis Coach Greg Patton, and an outside search firm are completing the list of candidates to replace John Caine, who resigned Oct. 1.
July 10, 1996
A 22-year-old man and 16-year-old boy were arrested Tuesday in Lancaster on suspicion of a racially motivated attack on two black teenagers, one of whom was slashed with a machete-like weapon, Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies said. Another 15-year-old was detained for questioning in the attack, in which the two teenagers were assaulted Monday night by three "skinhead types" giving the Nazi salute and shouting "white power," deputies said.
January 8, 1985
UC Irvine track and field Coach Kevin McNair, who guided the Anteaters to three second-place finishes in the Pacific Coast Athletic Assn. in his five-year tenure, has resigned to accept a job as a sports consultant. McNair was named PCAA Coach of the Year in 1981, and his Anteater teams were ranked among the nation's top 20 twice in the past three seasons. Last year, he supervised the Olympic development of 110-meter high and 400-meter intermediate hurdlers in the western United States.
December 10, 1989
Two teen-agers were struck by a car that jumped the sidewalk in a high-speed police chase Friday night in East San Diego. According to a San Diego police spokesman, the car careened into Erika Caffery, 15, and broke both her legs. Caffery is listed in fair condition at Sharp Memorial Hospital. Fourteen-year-old Danny Williams was not seriously hurt. The chase began at 9:30 p.m.
Sheriff Taylor gives a big-city blowhard what-for in Mayberry this week, but the series isn't "The Andy Griffith Show"--it's "Make Room for Daddy" (Friday at 12:30 a.m.). There would be a few changes before Andy got his own weekly slot: In Mayberry's "Make Room for Daddy" appearance, the town drunk isn't Otis, it's Will Hoople (who inherited the job when his father died).
August 20, 2008 | From Bloomberg News
Chevron Corp. resurrected plans to tap a 700-million-barrel oil field off Canada's East Coast more than two years after the project collapsed amid a dispute with the provincial government over ownership stakes. San Ramon, Calif.-based Chevron plans to sign an agreement today with the Newfoundland and Labrador government to develop the Hebron-Ben Nevis heavy-oil project, Newfoundland Premier Danny Williams said Tuesday. Chevron Chief Executive David O'Reilly is spending almost $50 million a day worldwide to arrest declining oil and natural gas output and replace reserves that last year tumbled to the lowest since at least 1998.
October 16, 2004 | Eric Sondheimer
From the opening kickoff, returned 97 yards for a touchdown by Gardner McKay, Crenshaw displayed the kind of breakaway speed Friday night that distinguishes City Section football. The Cougars never let up in a 37-7 Coliseum League victory over previously unbeaten Fremont. Crenshaw (5-1, 1-0) had faced a much tougher nonleague schedule than the Pathfinders (5-1, 0-1), and it showed.
February 6, 2013 | By Kevin Baxter
Galaxy defender Omar Gonzalez is in Juergen Klinsmann's starting lineup for Wednesday's crucial World Cup qualifier in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. The start will be just the fourth with the U.S. national team and the first in World Cup qualifying for Gonzalez, who is starting in favor of former captain Carlos Bocanegra. Starting alongside Gonzalez on the backline is Timmy Chandler, Geoff Cameron and Fabian Johnson. In the midfield the U.S. will go with Michael Bradley, Jermaine Jones and Danny Williams with Klinsmann starting three forwards in Clint Dempsey, Eddie Johnson and Jozy Altidore.
June 7, 1998 | SCOTT HARRIS
The same day William Finnegan's book tour brought him to the San Fernando Valley, back to the suburb of his youth, a young man from the newer suburb of the Antelope Valley was being sent on a different kind of tour. Danny Edward Williams, 24, a member of the Nazi Low Riders white supremacy gang, was sentenced to nearly five years in federal prison for two separate attacks in 1996. Williams once said his goal was to "rid the streets of Lancaster of African Americans."
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