CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 4, 2011 |
Controversy is again brewing over the 14-acre plot that was once home to the South Central Farm. When Los Angeles sold the land in 2003 to real estate developer Ralph Horowitz, it required him to donate 2.6 acres for use as a park. For many of the farmers whom Horowitz later evicted from the land, the promise of a park for soccer fields was a silver lining. But now City Councilwoman Jan Perry says the land is not suitable for a park because diesel emissions in the area may pose health risks.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 6, 1998 |
Two World War I veterans, one of them from the Valley, will receive France's highest honor--the Legion of Honor medal--on Wednesday at the French consul general's home in Beverly Hills. Albert Willard, 101, of Sherman Oaks, and Fred Roberts, 102, of Temple City, will receive the National Order of the Legion of Honor medal, said Yo-Jung Chen, vice consul at the French Consulate in Westwood.
April 22, 1990 |
The Atlanta Hawks will have all summer to wonder why they didn't play the rest of the NBA season the way they did the last 10 days. With Dominique Wilkins scoring 21 of his 36 points in the third quarter, the Hawks closed out their season with a 130-109 victory over the Miami Heat at Atlanta. The Hawks wound up with a 41-41 record, failing by one victory to qualify for the playoffs. They won six out of their last seven games, including road wins against Detroit, Philadelphia and New York.
March 7, 1987 |
Kevin McHale scored 35 points as the Boston Celtics, minus Larry Bird, rolled to a 132-111 victory over the Clippers Friday night. Bird didn't report to the Boston Garden after suffering a lower back sprain while at home a few hours before the game. Reserve forward Fred Roberts filled in with a 17-point effort. Bird will be examined today to determine if he can play Sunday against the Pistons at Detroit. This was the seventh game Bird has missed this season.
November 24, 1987 |
Michael Jordan scored a total of 31 points, and rookie Scott Pippen scored 7 of his 20 points in the final minutes Monday night as the Chicago Bulls rallied to beat the Boston Celtics, 107-102, at Hartford, Conn. John Paxson added 19 for the Bulls (8-2), who outscored Boston, 32-15, in the fourth quarter to stay unbeaten in four road games and take a one-game lead over Milwaukee in the NBA's Central Division.
September 16, 1995
Sophomore Damian Defeo threw three touchdown passes to lead University to a 31-0 victory over Azusa Friday night a Citrus College. Defeo completed 9 of 18 passes for 158 yards for the Trojans (2-0), who scored all 31 points in the first half. University took a 7-0 lead when Defeo connected with Kelvin Murray on a 75-yard touchdown pass with 4:56 left in the first quarter. University got the ball back but fumbled it away on its 25-yard line.
October 21, 1995
University remained undefeated, getting its fourth shutout of the year with a 35-0 victory over Laguna Beach in a Pacific Coast League game Friday night at Irvine High. University (7-0, 2-0) and Laguna Hills are tied for the league lead. University, ranked No.1 in Division VIII and No.9 in Orange County, plays host to Laguna Hills next Thursday at Irvine High. University, which has given up only 21 points this year, limited Laguna Beach (2-5, 0-2) to 84 yards in total offense.
January 28, 1998
The Saddleback men's basketball team has forfeited its first three victories of the season because of an ineligible player, Athletic Director Keith Calkins said Tuesday. The college forfeited the games after discovering a paperwork error on an eligibility form that wasn't completed. The college didn't wish to name the player, but the error has been corrected and the player is still with the team.
November 3, 1995
University scored on three consecutive drives in the second quarter and went on to defeat Costa Mesa, 28-6, in a Pacific Coast League game Thursday at Newport Harbor High. The Trojans (8-1, 3-1) nearly recorded their fifth shutout of the season, but Costa Mesa (4-5, 1-3) scored with 29 seconds left. University went 80 yards in 11 plays and capped the drive with a 17-yard run by Kelvin Murray on the first play of the second quarter.