CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 22, 2000 |
With the number of green card renewal applicants expected to reach 750,000 this year, the federal Immigration and Naturalization Service this week expanded its services at the Van Nuys office, officials said Wednesday. Beginning this week, Valley residents can renew green cards, which allow noncitizens to live and work in the United States, at the application and support center, 14515 Hamlin St., said Marybel Loeches, INS acting public information officer.
March 26, 2013 |
UCLA opens spring football practice on Tuesday, but the Bruins will be without three players. Linebacker Todd Golper, wide receiver Ricky Marvray and wide receiver Jerry Rice Jr. are no longer on the roster. The three will graduate this spring. All had one year of eligibility remaining. Marvray had 20 receptions for 188 yards and two touchdowns as a redshirt freshman in 2010, but had only 10 for 57 yards the following season. Marvray had back surgery last year and played sparingly.
May 9, 2009 |
His younger Joe Gibbs Racing teammate grabs all the headlines, but Denny Hamlin is sticking with his own plan. Consistency, he thinks, not the flashy boom-or-bust style Kyle Busch employs, is what will win him a championship. Tonight they'll race in the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway in South Carolina, where Busch won last year and where Hamlin has never finished outside the top 10. While Busch enters the race fifth in points with three wins, Hamlin is fourth without any wins.
June 12, 2006 |
Rookie Denny Hamlin never turned a lap at Pocono Raceway before this weekend. Well, not in reality, anyway. So for his first Nextel Cup win, the 25-year-old owes some credit to the makers of video games. "They got every tree on the site, everything's mapped out perfect," Hamlin said Sunday after winning the Pocono 500 at Long Pond, Pa. "Visually, I know where my letoff points are."
September 16, 2007 |
Denny Hamlin caught NASCAR by surprise last season, quietly winning two races and finishing third in the standings, the first rookie to make the Chase for the Championship. This year, he has spoken out to force pit crew changes, refused to back down to teammate Tony Stewart and proclaimed himself a title contender. He also has spent nine weeks running second to Jeff Gordon in the points standings. "The very first year, you are trying to gain a lot of friends and be respectful," Hamlin said.
March 30, 2009 |
Jimmie Johnson nudged Denny Hamlin aside in the third and fourth turns with 15 laps to go in the Goody's 500 at Martinsville, Va., and gave team owner Rick Hendrick a perfect place to celebrate the 25th anniversary of his first victory in NASCAR's premier series: Victory Lane. Johnson, dubbed "Mr. Martinsville" by Jeff Gordon, lived up to his moniker, winning for the fifth time in the last six races on the smallest, trickiest track in the series. It was his sixth victory at the 0.