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February 25, 2001 | From the Washington Post
The investigation into the collision between a U.S. submarine and a Japanese fishing vessel off the coast of Hawaii raises questions about the "command climate" aboard the submarine, according to two retired submarine skippers who have been closely following the case. The retired captains do not have firsthand knowledge of what happened aboard the fast-attack nuclear submarine Greeneville before it collided with the 190-foot Ehime Maru while performing an emergency surfacing drill on Feb. 9.
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NEWS
December 10, 1989 | NORA ZAMICHOW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The commander of the San Diego-based submarine that snared a tugboat in June has been relieved of command because of the fatal accident and two other incidents, Navy officials said Saturday. Citing lack of confidence, Navy officials relieved Cmdr. John H. Sohl III of his command of the nuclear-powered Houston. The submarine was on standby during the filming of the movie "Hunt for Red October" when it snagged a 1,000-foot steel cable and sank the tugboat Barcona 10 miles southwest of Long Beach.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 10, 1987 | JANE APPLEGATE and MARK I. PINSKY, Times Staff Writers
A man carrying boxes of technical manuals for fighter bombers was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport after authorities concluded that he was taking the manuals to South Africa in violation of a U.S. arms embargo, according to a criminal complaint filed Monday in U.S. District Court. Edward James Bush, 51, of Agoura, was arraigned Monday on charges of violating the federal Arms Export Control Act.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 10, 1989 | NORA ZAMICHOW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The commander of the San Diego-based submarine that snared a tugboat in June has been relieved of his command because of the fatal accident and two other incidents, Navy officials said Saturday. Citing lack of confidence, Navy officials have relieved Cmdr. John H.
SPORTS
December 4, 1991
COACH: Fred Cook, 3rd season LAST SEASON: 6-16; tied for 5th in league, 1-9 PLAYERS TO WATCH: Only two players return. Senior guard David Ranney (5-foot-11) averaged only six points last season but had two 18-point performances, one in the playoffs. "He's our one shooting threat," Cook said. Senior forward Henry Mangadi (5-9), the other returner, averaged five points and three rebounds. Senior center Peter Kim, who skipped last season, should be the top rebounder.
NEWS
June 16, 1989 | SCOTT HARRIS and JANE FRITSCH, Times Staff Writers
Officials investigating a Navy submarine's sinking of a tugboat off Los Angeles--killing one crewman--are questioning how a submarine equipped with highly sophisticated listening devices failed to avoid the accident. The Houston, a nuclear-powered submarine based in San Diego, sank the tug Barcona before dawn Wednesday when it snagged a 1,000-foot steel cable connecting the tugboat to two empty barges. The sub yanked the tugboat backward and into the water about 10 miles southwest of Long Beach.
NEWS
April 29, 1999 | MIKE CLARY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Florida lawmakers today are expected to give final approval to the nation's first statewide school voucher plan, which would provide thousands of low-income and minority students with tuition money to be used in private or religious schools. The law is expected to turn Florida's schools into a large-scale laboratory that will test a controversial concept debated in public education circles for years. The Florida House approved the measure Wednesday by a 70-48 vote.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 22, 1997 | SCOTT HADLY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Detectives searching for James "Jake" Bush's killer are hoping the lead that will break the case will come from teachers, counselors or students within the Ventura Unified School District. On Tuesday, Ventura Police Dets. Glen "Skip" Young and Pat Stevens went to Balboa Middle School, where Bush's mother and stepfather--Gail and Bob Shirley--teach, and asked for help. They also distributed informational fliers with a composite sketch of a suspect being sought.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 25, 1989 | BARRY M. HORSTMAN, Times Staff Writer
San Diegan Charles W. Hostler modestly said that it was his way of "doing what I could" to help elect George Bush and other Republican candidates. Ralph E. Bodine described it as "my little way . . . of getting involved" with last year's elections.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 26, 1997 | SCOTT HADLY and CHRIS CHI, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
As friends and strangers alike dropped off sympathy cards and flowers for the family of slain Buena High School student James "Jake" Bush, detectives fanned out across the Montalvo area Wednesday looking for his killer. Police have no solid leads, but are continuing to look for a teenager who was seen knocking on doors near Jake's home shortly before he was killed. The teen in question has not been declared a suspect.
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