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February 5, 1999 | STEVE CHAWKINS
For Archimedes, it was his bathtub. For George Wilson, it was his cluttered auto repair shop in Meiners Oaks. That's where he first realized he could coax notes from old carburetor parts and blown pistons. It may have been the first time anyone saw the musical possibilities lurking in the innards of old American cars. All it took was a visionary with a trombone mouthpiece and some time on his hands.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 5, 1999 | STEVE CHAWKINS
For Archimedes, it was his bathtub. For George Wilson, it was his cluttered auto repair shop in Meiners Oaks. That's where he first realized he could coax notes from old carburetor parts and blown pistons. It may have been the first time anyone saw the musical possibilities lurking in the innards of old American cars. All it took was a visionary with a trombone mouthpiece and some time on his hands.
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July 14, 1988 | FRANK CLIFFORD, Times Staff Writer
Based on the results of two new polls commissioned by Republican Sen. Pete Wilson, officials of his campaign are expressing fresh confidence that Wilson is on target in his pursuit of swing voters--independents and conservative Democrats, whose votes are crucial in a state where Democrats outnumber Republicans.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 27, 1991
George Clark Wilson, an ear, nose and throat specialist in the San Fernando Valley for 40 years, has died at a Tarzana hospital. He was 72. A resident of Agoura Hills, Wilson died Monday of cancer, said his daughter, Anne Rader. Wilson, who was born Sept. 18, 1918, in New York City, earned an undergraduate degree from USC and graduated from Boston University School of Medicine in 1944. He then served at a lieutenant colonel in the Air Force.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 27, 1991
George Clark Wilson, an ear, nose and throat specialist in the San Fernando Valley for 40 years, has died at a Tarzana hospital. He was 72. A resident of Agoura Hills, Wilson died Monday of cancer, said his daughter, Anne Rader. Wilson, who was born Sept. 18, 1918, in New York City, earned an undergraduate degree from USC and graduated from Boston University School of Medicine in 1944. He then served at a lieutenant colonel in the Air Force.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 25, 2003 | Richard Winton and Steve Berry, Times Staff Writers
A businessman was sentenced Monday to a pair of life terms after he admitted murdering two El Segundo police officers in 1957 and offered a teary-eyed apology to the families of his victims. "I do not understand why I did this," said Gerald F. Mason, 69, who was caught when an old fingerprint from the crime scene matched his in a new FBI national database. "I detest these crimes.... I still do not want to remember what happened."
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June 18, 2013 | By Nardine Saad
"Hart of Dixie" star Cress Williams has tied the knot with girlfriend Kristen Torrianni. The actor, 42, who plays beloved football-star-turned-Bluebell Mayor Lavon Hayes in the CW series, wed the actress on the island of Kauai on May 21 and had a formal wedding reeption in Los Angeles on Saturday, according to his rep.  "The wedding was an intimate affair on the beach, with the bride's and groom's parents and Cress' daughter in attendance," Williams'...
SPORTS
September 18, 2003
Most NFL wins among coaches with losing records: Lou Saban (Boston, Buffalo, Denver, Buffalo)...95-99-7 Ted Marchibroda (Baltimore, Indianapolis, Baltimore)...87-98-1 Sam Wyche (Cincinnati, Tampa Bay)...84-107 Forrest Gregg (Cleveland, Cincinnati, Green Bay)...75-85-1 Dave Wannstedt (Chicago, Miami)...72-74 Dick Nolan (San Francisco, New Orleans)...69-82-5 George Wilson (Detroit, Miami)...68-84-8 Source: World Features Syndicate
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 6, 1993
Police are asking the public's help in solving the fatal stabbing last month of a 59-year-old woman at 3143 Bermuda Drive. On Oct. 12, Midori Oguma's stepdaughter found her body on the family-room floor at about 4:30 p.m., Investigator George Wilson said. Police found no weapons or signs of forced entry. Officials ask anyone with information om unusual activity, people or cars seen in the neighborhood that morning to call (714) 754-5205.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 10, 2000 | Chris Ceballos, (714) 966-7440
A retirement party will be held Thursday to honor George Wilson, who has served in the Garden Grove Unified School District for 41 years. The Dana Point resident most recently served as principal at Bolsa Grande and Los Amigos high schools. Wilson began his career as an elementary school teacher in the Alamitos Elementary School District, which was wrapped into the Garden Grove district in the 1960s. The party will be held in the commons at Los Amigos High School, 16566 Newhope St.
NEWS
July 14, 1988 | FRANK CLIFFORD, Times Staff Writer
Based on the results of two new polls commissioned by Republican Sen. Pete Wilson, officials of his campaign are expressing fresh confidence that Wilson is on target in his pursuit of swing voters--independents and conservative Democrats, whose votes are crucial in a state where Democrats outnumber Republicans.
SPORTS
July 15, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
American golfers Ken Green, Mark McCumber, Andy Bean, Billy Ray Brown and Jim Hallet angered British Open organizers by failing to show up for the final qualifying competition at Southport, England. George Wilson, deputy director of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club, said the five golfers "will all be receiving a serious letter demanding an explanation." Two stand-by players were admitted to the tournament, but three spots were not filled.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 4, 1994 | WILLSON CUMMER
The city is offering a $500 reward for anyone who offers information that leads to the conviction of a graffiti vandal. Police spokesman George Wilson said the rewards are designed to encourage residents to report vandals and help police catch taggers in the act. People who provide information may be required to testify in court. A form to report vandals is available at the Police Department, the city clerk's office and the community services counter at City Hall.
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