February 13, 1993
Howard A. Paul, 44, pioneering veterinarian who co-invented the Robodoc, a robotic device that assists with orthopedic surgery. Born in West Hartford, Conn., Paul earned degrees from Notre Dame University and the Ecole Nationale Veterinaire d'Alfort in France. He completed his internship and surgical residency and taught orthopedics at UC Davis.
December 11, 2011 |
The Lakers made a trade Saturday, but it wasn't for Chris Paul or Dwight Howard. Two days after getting rebuffed by the NBA in an apparent deal for Paul, the Lakers sent forward Lamar Odom to Dallas for the Mavericks' first-round pick in the 2012 amateur draft. "It's a done deal," said a person familiar with the situation who was not authorized to speak publicly. PHOTOS: Lamar Odom through the years The Mavericks might also send the Lakers another unspecified draft pick.
September 8, 1988 |
"Ten more minutes and I would've jumped in the fountain," said John Wayne's daughter, Melinda, after the marriage Saturday of Wayne's youngest daughter, Marisa. Melinda spoke as, praise the Lord, the reflecting pool that decorates the center aisle at the Crystal Cathedral began to hiss with turquoise geysers, sending spray onto sweltering guests (many of whom fanned themselves with Crystal Cathedral postcards during the scorching, 20-minute ceremony).
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February 13, 1992 |
A memorial basketball game will be held to raise money for the family of Taylor and Spencer Paul, who were killed in an auto accident last month as they drove home with their father, a coach. The boys were fatally injured on Jan. 18 when the station wagon driven by their father collided with another car near their home. Taylor 7, died instantly, and Spencer 2, died later at Chapman Hospital in Orange.
June 5, 2013 |
On Monday night Lakers center Robert Sacre received a free dinner at Beverly Hills authentic Austrian restaurant BierBeisl. Sacre, who stands an even 7 feet tall, took advantage of his stature. BierBeisl's chef/owner Bernhard Mairinger is running a promotion in June where anyone taller than the 6-7 Mairinger dines for free. The restaurant expects to have former Laker John Salley later in the month, along with other "NBA greats. " Sacre will hit free agency in July. If the Lakers make an expected qualifying of $988,872, Sacre will be a restricted free agent.
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January 20, 1992 |
Stunned and sorrowful, longtime neighbors stopped by Sunday morning to console a grieving family, two of whose children were killed the previous night when a car driven by their father collided with another as he drove home from basketball practice. Friends said Don Howard Paul, 57, a youth-league basketball coach, had taken his team out for pizza after practice, dropped off two of the players, and was bringing dinner home with three of his five sons when the accident occurred.