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February 12, 1987
Anthony (The People's Hope) Holt of Long Beach was knocked out by Ruben Blackwell of Los Angeles in a professional middleweight boxing match Monday night at the Spruce Goose. Charlie Williams, Holt's trainer, called Blackwell the best middleweight in California. Holt, who has lost twice in a row to Blackwell, is now 1-3-1.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 15, 2014 | By David Colker
Artist Nancy Holt's best-known work, "Sun Tunnels," is outdoors, huge and open to the public - but only a relatively small number of people have seen it in person. It sits on 40 acres of land she bought in a desolate part of the Great Basin Desert in northwest Utah, accessible only by dirt roads with no buildings in sight. There sit four massive concrete tubes, each weighing 22 tons and towering more than 9 feet tall. The tubes are precisely oriented to frame not only landscapes in the distance but also the ever-changing patterns of the sun and stars in the sky. By limiting what someone in a vast open space can see, Holt meant to make the universe more personal.
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NEWS
June 8, 2004
Re "Brand Bethany" (June 1): I enjoyed your article but feel you shortchanged those who saved her. Surfer Bethany Hamilton was in shock after being attacked [by a tiger shark on Oct. 31, 2003, in Hawaii]. My son, Holt, was first to reach her, just in front of my grandson Byron. Byron, 15, held onto Bethany and her board as Holt pushed them into a wave. My granddaughter Alana, 13, fearing her best friend would die, paddled alongside. Holt caught up with them at the reef, where he used his rash guard to slow the bleeding.
SPORTS
October 4, 2013 | By Eric Sondheimer
 Holt Maybank, a 6-foot-2 senior right-handed pitcher from Palisades, has committed to UC Santa Barbara. Eric.sondheimer@latimes.com  
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 7, 1986 | Times staff writer Andy Rose compiled the Week in Review stories
Eric V. Holt said he believed 15-year-old David Gallardo was stealing the tires off a Porsche when he pulled a shotgun on the youth and a companion as they sat in Gallardo's car on the night of Oct. 29. He thought the youth had pulled a gun on him and when the car began to move, he ducked and the gun went off, killing Gallardo. That was the story Holt told police during four interviews after the incident.
SPORTS
January 31, 2000
FIRST QUARTER Rams 3, Titans 0 Wilkins, 27-yard field goal at 12:00. 54-yard drive, six plays to the Titan 10. Key gains--Holt, 32-yard pass from Warner; Faulk, 17-yard pass from Warner. SECOND QUARTER Rams 6, Titans 0 Wilkins, 29-yard field goal at 10:44. 73-yard drive, 11 plays to the Titan 12. Key gains--Bruce, 11-yard pass from Warner; Bruce, 15-yard pass from Warner; Holt, 13-yard pass from Warner; Holt, 15-yard pass from Warner. Rams 9, Titans 0 Wilkins, 28-yard field goal at 14:45.
NEWS
July 19, 1986 | Associated Press
Dividing students in the classroom and teaching them from books that adhere to their religious beliefs would be difficult, a teacher testified Friday in a trial over the contents of school texts. "I'm not sure I could do it well enough. But, if I was ordered to, I'd find a way," second-grade teacher Evelyn Rodriguez said.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 14, 1993 | DON SHIRLEY
When Paula Holt saw David Mamet's "Oleanna" in New York, she says she "walked out of the theater with a group of people who were all shouting at each other." She hopes for a similar response when she produces the Los Angeles premiere of Mamet's controversial play about sexual harassment and political correctness at the Tiffany Theater. "I'll probably be picketed by half of the women's organizations I belong to," Holt said.
BUSINESS
October 13, 1985 | MARTHA GROVES
After years of playing hard to get in the fast-moving world of product licensing, the Beach Boys have agreed to let their name be used on a line of casual wear that is expected to be available in stores by Christmas, 1986. Designer Sherry Holt, with whom the Beach Boys have formed a joint venture, says the clothes will appeal to a broad range of customers--California girls (Rhonda, Wendy, Barbara Ann), little middle-aged ladies from Pasadena and even guys like Alley Oop.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 8, 2000
Re the Aug. 2 obituary of Bertha Holt: Without Bertha Holt where would I be today? My life as the mixed-race child of a bar girl in Korea was pretty awful. I remember when I was 5 years old being slapped on the street by a stranger just because of my dark skin and kinky hair. So I can say that there was a big mistake in your obituary. Holt did not leave just 22 grandchildren when she died; she left more than 40,000 who bless her name and know that she has gone to her reward. LEAH KIM WOE-RO McKINNEY Los Angeles
ENTERTAINMENT
June 7, 2013 | By Alexander Nazaryan, Special to the Los Angeles Times
Back in 2007, Elliott Holt was the recipient of a curse: New York Magazine deemed the young writer one of its "Stars of Tomorrow. " In Manhattan's claustrophobic literary world, expectations were immediately raised and daggers surely sharpened. Holt's debut novel, "You Are One of Them," has finally arrived, and it turns out to be an odd hybrid of bildungsroman and thriller, borrowing as much from the coming-of-age stories of Judy Blume as it does from the spy novels of John le Carré.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 20, 2012 | By Jori Finkel
Just a couple weeks after the closing of its 2012 "Made in L.A. " biennial, the Hammer Museum has chosen curators for its 2014 event. The museum has tapped two independent writer-curators who live in L.A.: Karin Higa and Michael Ned Holte. Higa made her name here as a curator at the Japanese American National Museum from 1992 to 2006, serving as senior curator for a good part of that time. Her shows included a survey of contemporary Asian American art organized with the Asia Society of New York and a retrospective of artists Bruce and Norman Yonemoto.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 8, 2012 | By David L. Ulin, Los Angeles Times Book Critic
Why Does the World Exist? An Existential Detective Story Jim Holt Liveright: 310 pp., $27.95 "How old is the Universe?" Kurt Vonnegut asked in his 1973 novel "Breakfast of Champions. " "It is one half-second old, but that half-second has lasted one quintillion years so far. Who created it? Nobody created it. It has always been here. " For all its breeziness, that still seems to me a pretty good cosmology, one that expresses the essential intractability of everything.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 4, 2011 | By Kevin Thomas
"Forget Me Not" is contemporary love story with a heart-wrenching twist that recalls vintage tearjerkers, yet its appealing stars, Tobias Menzies and Genevieve O'Reilly, make watching it a surprisingly affecting experience. The film is helped immeasurably by its London setting and a moody score. Directed by Alexander Holt and Lance Roehrig with an adroit blend of cinematic poetic flourish, sure pacing and British understatement, there's a pleasing echo of "Brief Encounter" in this film's chance meeting.
NEWS
March 1, 2011 | By James Oliphant, Washington Bureau
Watson -- the IBM supercomputer that cleaned up on "Jeopardy!" -- lost to Rep. Rush Holt of New Jersey in a battle of wits Monday evening at a D.C. hotel. So it looks like we can put off welcoming our new machine overlords for one more day. The faux "Jeopardy!" contest pitting Watson against Holt and some other House members was intended to emphasize the need for increased math and science education to bolster U.S. global competitiveness. Holt, a physicist who was a five-time winner on "Jeopardy!"
ENTERTAINMENT
January 9, 2011 | By Joe Flint, Los Angeles Times
An aging fighter is chasing one more shot at greatness. His brother, once a promising fighter in his own right, is a liar and thief who can't be trusted. His family and his girl are at odds over what's best for him. No, this isn't the story line for "The Fighter," the critically acclaimed David O. Russell feature film starring Mark Wahlberg as real-life boxer Micky Ward. It's the plot of "Lights Out," a new FX drama starring Holt McCallany as Patrick "Lights Out" Leary, a former heavyweight champion still haunted by the controversial decision that cost him his title five years ago. Comparisons to "The Fighter" are inevitable, but in many ways "Lights Out" has more in common with "The Sopranos.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 8, 1994 | JEFF SCHNAUFER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Working out of a doughnut shop in a crime-plagued neighborhood in Van Nuys, Mary Lou Holte has been acclaimed by Barbara Walters, Larry King and the Wall Street Journal as a force for good, a citizen crime buster who stands up to street thieves and prostitutes. But Holte now finds that the Los Angeles Police Department has called the shop a magnet for crime, branded it a public nuisance and asked that its operations be sharply restricted. Acting at the request of police and neighbors, a city zoning official on Monday decided to investigate.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 28, 2009 | Associated Press
Stephen Rubin, who resigned last month from Random House Inc., will be the president and publisher of Henry Holt and Co., where authors include Man Booker Prize winner Hilary Mantel and National Book Award finalist Greg Grandin. Rubin was the longtime head of the Broadway Doubleday division of Random House and published John Grisham, Pat Conroy and Dan Brown. Holt has released such popular books as Barbara Ehrenreich's "Nickel and Dimed," but is better known for pub- lishing more low-profile, literary titles, a direction that will change now, said John Sargent, chief executive of Macmillan, Holt's parent company.
SPORTS
September 30, 2010 | By Gary Klein, Los Angeles Times
Nick Holt , Washington's defensive coordinator, returns to the Coliseum on Saturday aiming for a repeat of last season's upset victory over USC. Holt served two stints at USC before leaving after the 2008 season to join Steve Sarkisian in Seattle. The pair combined to outcoach Pete Carroll and his staff during last season's 16-13 victory at Husky Stadium. After the game, USC offensive players said the Huskies were calling out the Trojans' plays before the ball was snapped.
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