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SPORTS
November 2, 2012 | By Broderick Turner
When: 7:30. Where: Staples Center. On the air: TV: Prime Ticket; Radio: 980: 1330. Records: Clippers 1-0, Warriors 1-0 (before Friday's games). Record vs. Warriors (2011-12): 2-2. Update: The Clippers will be playing on consecutive nights for the first time this season, but at least they don't have to travel; they played at the Lakers on Friday night at Staples Center. The Warriors are finally becoming healthy. Guard Stephen Curry has dealt with a right ankle injury, and center Andrew Bogut, acquired from Milwaukee last season, has dealt with a left ankle injury.
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OPINION
June 29, 2003 | Kevin Starr, Kevin Starr is state librarian of California and University Professor of History at USC. His "Coast of Dreams: California on the Edge, the 1990s" is forthcoming from Alfred A. Knopf.
Amidst all the rancor and gloom surrounding the continuing budget stalemate, the cause of California history has gotten a boost. Tucked into Proposition 40 was a provision authorizing $267 million for cultural and historical purposes. Gov. Gray Davis and the Legislature distributed half the money last summer. The remaining $128 million was intended for the California Cultural and Historical Endowment.
SPORTS
January 20, 2013 | By Broderick Turner
There have been moments in which the Clippers and Golden State Warriors have expressed displeasure with each other, leaving many to think the two teams have taken issue with the other's perceived antics. The Clippers didn't like the way the Warriors celebrated after two wins over them. The Warriors didn't like how the Clippers went to "Lob City" mode in a win. After the Clippers beat the Warriors by 26 points at Staples Center, Golden State Coach Mark Jackson said this after the game: "What you've got to do as a coach, as a player, is just let it soak in and remember it," Jackson said.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 28, 2002 | TIM RUTTEN
The fact that "we have no tradition is our best hope." So wrote the great Pasadena designer, ceramicist and teacher Ernest A. Batchelder in an essay first published in a 1907 issue of Gustav Stickley's influential Craftsman magazine. The plural pronoun in Batchelder's bold, even paradoxical boast was meant to describe what was then occurring around him, as California's astonishing natural beauty and absence of calcified social conventions combined to stimulate a unique aesthetic moment.
NEWS
July 31, 2006 | Brian Hanrahan and Ellen Alperstein, Times Staff Writers
It's bad news for California when a big company moves out of state. And it's even more troubling when many of the employees decide to leave too. Nissan North America's Gardena site should be just about empty after today; the company is moving its headquarters to the Nashville area. About 550 of the 1,300 workers at the Gardena offices are following their jobs to Tennessee, and that 42% retention rate far exceeds the norm for such long moves.
BUSINESS
February 25, 2004 | From Bloomberg News
Golden State Vintners Inc., which supplies wine and grapes to California wineries, said Tuesday it has received two takeover offers, including one from its chief executive. The board is evaluating the offer from CEO Jeffrey B. O'Neill, Golden State Vintners said in a statement. A company spokesman declined to name the second potential buyer. Golden State, based in Napa, Calif., said in September it planned to become a private company after a 1-for-5,900 reverse stock split.
BUSINESS
August 3, 2002 | Bloomberg News
A judge Friday ordered the U.S. to pay Golden State Bancorp Inc. $381 million for breaking a promise of special regulatory treatment made during the savings and loan crisis of the 1980s. U.S. Claims Court Judge Loren A. Smith, saying he wished he had power to order a larger award, gave the San Francisco-based thrift less than half the $909 million he had awarded in a 1999 ruling. A federal appeals court said that amount was too large and told Smith to recalculate it.
BUSINESS
May 5, 1998 | Bloomberg News
Golden State Bancorp will offer Wall Street today what analysts said is the best chance yet to invest in the long-standing legal claims of dozens of thrifts against the U.S. government. The Glendale-based thrift will distribute to shareholders at the end of the month warrants giving holders rights to 85% of the net after-tax proceeds of its breach-of-contract lawsuit against the government.
SPORTS
January 28, 2001 | GREG BEACHAM, ASSOCIATED PRESS
Marc Jackson's scream seems to start in the soles of his sneakers. The noise shoots through his body and explodes into the quiet Oakland Arena as he grabs yet another rebound. Moments later, he fights two New Jersey Nets for a loose ball. When it's knocked out of bounds and no foul is called, Jackson gives the referee a pained look while letting out another guttural yowl.
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