CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 24, 1997 |
To his supporters, Westminster Police Chief James Cook belongs to a rare breed of leaders whose blend of practicality and creativity brings out the best in his crew, resulting in innovative programs that are copied throughout the United States. To critics, he is a pusher of limits who is continually walking a fine line between what's legal and what's moral, between what is effective and what is fair. The chief sees himself as a little of both.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 10, 1999 |
After the H.M. Bark Endeavour pulls out of port today, with cannons firing and sails billowing, Dick Grebeta of Simi Valley will have the experience of a lifetime. He'll wake at the crack of dawn, he'll scrub and scrape paint, he'll hoist hefty sails, and he'll sleep crammed in like a sardine for five days--just as they did 230 years ago. "He hasn't been sleeping at night, it's so exciting," said his wife, Sally. As the replica of Capt.
January 13, 1985
Construction has begun on the $1-million restaurant portion, to be known as Th'eater, at the $14-million Theatre Center being developed at 514 S. Spring St, by the Los Angeles Actors' Theatre, Bill Bushnell, artistic/producing director. The center was designed by architect John Sergio Fischer. Th'eater was designed and is being developed by 514 South Inc., whose president is James Cooke, also the designer and co-owner of the First Street Bar & Grill in Claremont.
March 9, 2007 |
A man accused of raping and killing a University of Delaware student, whose body was discovered in her burning apartment, was found guilty in Dover. James E. Cooke, 36, broke into Lindsey M. Bonistall's apartment in 2005, then raped and strangled the 20-year-old sophomore before placing her body in a bathtub and setting the fire, prosecutors said.
June 7, 2006 |
A military court cleared three British soldiers of manslaughter Tuesday in the death of an Iraqi youth who drowned in a canal. The soldiers, who arrested Ahmed Jabbar Kareem Ali as a suspected looter in the southern Iraqi city of Basra in May 2003, had been accused of forcing him to swim in a canal to punish him. The youth could not swim and died, prosecutors said.
February 17, 1985
Richard F. Panos was installed as president of the Pasadena & Foothill chapter of the American Institute of Architects at the group's annual dinner at the Valley Hunt Club in Pasadena. Installed with him were Richard M. Hennessy, vice president; John K. Grist, secretary, and Ray Zieglar, treasurer. New directors are Del Beckhart, Douglas Mooradian, James F. Cooke, Peter G. Kudrave and the immediate past president, Carl D. Gaede, along with Michael Stone, associate director.