CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 10, 1997
Ventura police were seeking several suspects Saturday in connection with two stabbings. The first assault occurred about 10:40 p.m. Friday near a pay phone on Simpson Street and Ventura Avenue, according to Lt. Brad Talbot. While returning home from making a phone call, a 17-year-old boy was confronted by gang members. His 14-year-old brother went to his aid and was stabbed once in the chest, according to police.
October 4, 1986 |
One of the nation's largest Latino organizations, angered by inflammatory remarks by Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone, has called on Americans to join a boycott of Japanese products. Gabriel Flores, chairman of international affairs of the American G.I. Forum, said Friday that Nakasone's recent apology was not enough to appease the Latino community.
July 18, 1998 |
As they crossed the finish line, some of the runners hobbled and hallucinated. Others gave in to pain or sleep. They had just covered 135 miles in temperatures reaching 127 degrees over some of the most unforgiving terrain anywhere. If the searing heat and distance weren't enough, consider that they also had to traverse a course that climbed 8,653 feet. They used words like burn and torture and hell to describe the experience.
March 5, 2006 |
Villa Park was bound to cool off Saturday night, Taylor King was certain to heat up. Both came to pass in the second quarter of the Southern Section Division II-AA boys' basketball final at the Arrowhead Pond, opening the door for an 80-67 victory by top-seeded Mater Dei, which won its seventh section title in the last eight years. The third-seeded Spartans made five of six three-pointers in the opening quarter to build a four-point lead.
May 8, 2001 |
Earlier this season, few teams in the Valley Mission League feared playing Van Nuys High. The Wolves were a good opponent to fatten up batting averages. Not anymore. The Wolves are 4-0 since the addition of four players who were academically ineligible, and they are making a late-season run to reach the City Invitational playoffs.
May 26, 2001 |
In other City Championship first-round games: San Fernando 19, L.A. Wilson 1--John Sandoval had two hits and four runs batted in, including a three-run triple, for host San Fernando (24-7) in a game that was called in the fifth inning because of the 10-run rule. Jess Moreno had a run-scoring double and a two-run single. He improved to 6-2 by allowing one hit in three shutout innings, striking out six and walking none. The Tigers will play at No. 4-seeded Banning on Tuesday.