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September 8, 1993 | VINCE KOWALICK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Helen Boucher speeds onto the track at Ventura Raceway and the crowd roars. Go, Granny, Go! That said--and that simply has to be said--don't let Boucher hear you say it again. Hasn't she heard enough cracks about women drivers or the elderly behind the wheel? "I want to be taken seriously," Boucher says by way of introduction. "I don't want to be taken as a joke." She isn't.
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September 8, 1993 | VINCE KOWALICK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Helen Boucher speeds onto the track at Ventura Raceway and the crowd roars. Go, Granny, Go! That said--and that simply has to be said--don't let Boucher hear you say it again. Hasn't she heard enough cracks about women drivers or the elderly behind the wheel? "I want to be taken seriously," Boucher says by way of introduction. "I don't want to be taken as a joke." She isn't.
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September 8, 1993 | VINCE KOWALICK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The checkered flag has fallen on Pony Stock heat race No. 2 at Ventura Raceway. The quarter-mile clay oval is especially damp and the drivers are back in the pits reaching for garden hoses. "I've got mud in my eye," says Tracy Jewett, pulling her crash helmet off to reveal a mane of wavy, brown hair. "I've got mud in my hair." And, of course, there is mud on her car.
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February 17, 2009 | Mary Engel
When Ruth Burns had surgery to relieve a pinched nerve in her back, the operation was supposed to be an "in-and-out thing," recalled her daughter, Kacia Warren. But Burns developed pneumonia and was put on a ventilator. Five days later, she was discharged -- only to be rushed by her daughter to the hospital hours later, disoriented and in alarming pain. Seventeen days after the surgery, the 67-year-old nurse was dead.
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