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June 3, 2002 | From Associated Press
Playing a conservative and steady game while playing partner Bob Burns, Rich Beem and others bounced up and down a crowded leaderboard, Bob Estes won the Kemper Insurance Open on Sunday at Potomac, Md. Estes' round of 17 pars and one birdie for a 11-under total of 273 gave him his fourth PGA Tour victory in a tournament where difficult conditions made the course play like a major. "It was a U.S.
April 29, 1998 | From Associated Press
Shawn Estes went back to last year's pitching form, and once he did, it didn't take long to get similar results. Rediscovering the mechanics that made him a 19-game winner last season, Estes got his first victory Tuesday as the San Francisco Giants beat the Pittsburgh Pirates, 2-1. Estes (1-4) retired 15 consecutive batters after giving up Tony Womack's single to start the game. He gave up two hits in 6 1/3 innings with six strikeouts as San Francisco won its season-high fourth consecutive game.
November 29, 1989 | From Times wire services
Billie Sol Estes, a confidant of Lyndon B. Johnson convicted in a multimillion-dollar fertilizer swindle in the 1960s, has been indicted with five other people on charges of stealing trade secrets. Estes, 64, was freed on $10,000 bail Tuesday with three other defendants. The six were charged with engaging in organized criminal activity. They were accused of plotting to steal and duplicate trade secrets owned by Loadcraft, a manufacturer of container cargo trailers.
October 15, 2001 | Associated Press
Bob Estes has always been known as the kind of player who plods his way around, careful not to take too many chances. He took a big one Sunday with his ball stuck in a desert bush, and came up a winner. Estes kept his hopes alive by hitting a driver out of a bush for a miracle par on No. 6, then played nearly perfect golf the rest of the way in shooting a nine-under-par 63 to win the Invensys at Las Vegas Classic.
August 15, 1997 | From Associated Press
Before the season, Shawn Estes set a personal goal of 15 victories. He reached that mark 6 1/2 weeks early. Estes got his 15th victory and Bill Mueller hit a three-run homer Thursday as the San Francisco Giants defeated the Chicago Cubs, 7-3, at San Francisco. Estes (15-4) gave up two runs and five hits in 7 1/3 innings, striking out 10. He retired 11 consecutive batters in the fourth through seventh innings. Estes is 11-2 in his last 18 starts. "His curve ball was: 'Oh my God!'
April 27, 1986
- In 1971, Jack Rosenberg, formerly a car salesman from Philadelphia, goes through a divorce and emerges in San Francisco with a new name, Werner Erhard, and a new idea, a human potential movement called est. The name stands for Erhard Seminars Training, a mix of Zen, Scientology and Erhard's own ideas for motivation and self-improvement. In the 1970s, Erhard's programs catch on.
February 12, 1991 | From Associated Press
The founder of est, the multimillion-dollar self-awareness movement, is selling off his empire and probably going fishing, a spokesman said. Werner Erhard is selling the assets of his company to a group of employees, spokesman Bill Barnes said Monday. Terms were not disclosed. The holdings include real estate in California and New York, computers, furniture and an 18-year licensing agreement.
May 28, 1988 | JESS BRAVIN, Times Staff Writer
Est founder Werner Erhard sued C. Christopher Cox on Friday, charging that Cox libeled him in a mailer seeking to tie his controversial self-improvement theories to Erhard's brother, Nathan Rosenberg, who is Cox's rival in a Republican congressional primary. In papers filed in Orange County Superior Court in Santa Ana, Erhard seeks $15 million in damages because the mailer and Cox campaign workers who telephoned voters allegedly referred to est as a "cult."
April 27, 1986 | LANIE JONES, Times Political Writer
From his headquarters in San Francisco this March, est founder Werner Erhard was beaming one of his Saturday seminars by satellite to 4,000 students gathered in "area centers" from Los Angeles to New York. The topic was "The Decisive Edge of the Business of Living," a seminar on leadership, power and achievement.
December 19, 1993 | BETTY GOODWIN
The Movie: "Six Degrees of Separation." The Setup: Adaptation of the John Guare play that focuses on an Upper East Side New York City couple, Ouisa Kittredge (Stockard Channing, pictured) and her husband, Flanders (Donald Sutherland, pictured), as a supposed college chum of their children, Paul Poitier (Will Smith), enters their ritzy apartment. The Costume Designer: Judianna Makovsky, whose movie credits include "Reversal of Fortune," "Big," "Gardens of Stone" and "Lost Angels."
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