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March 6, 2002 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
James Jenkins, 79, a retired Navy officer who served as an aide to Ronald Reagan both in the California governor's office and the White House, died Feb. 28 of congestive heart failure in Rocklin, Calif. When Reagan was governor, Jenkins wore three hats: as the state's chief lobbyist in the nation's capital; as director of public affairs in the governor's office; and as secretary of the Health and Welfare Agency (now Health and Human Services Agency).
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March 6, 2002 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
James Jenkins, 79, a retired Navy officer who served as an aide to Ronald Reagan both in the California governor's office and the White House, died Feb. 28 of congestive heart failure in Rocklin, Calif. When Reagan was governor, Jenkins wore three hats: as the state's chief lobbyist in the nation's capital; as director of public affairs in the governor's office; and as secretary of the Health and Welfare Agency (now Health and Human Services Agency).
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SPORTS
May 17, 2001 | LAUREN PETERSON
James Jenkins ended his swimming career at Crescenta Valley High by successfully defending the sprint titles he won last season. On Saturday, Jenkins won the 50- and 100-freestyle races in 20.47 and 44.65 seconds at the Southern Section Division II championships at Belmont Plaza. Jenkins' time in the 50 broke older brother John Jenkins' school record and his time in the 100 bettered his own school mark. Hart junior Mike Linn was second in both races, posting career bests of 20.93 and 46.
SPORTS
May 17, 2001 | LAUREN PETERSON
James Jenkins ended his swimming career at Crescenta Valley High by successfully defending the sprint titles he won last season. On Saturday, Jenkins won the 50- and 100-freestyle races in 20.47 and 44.65 seconds at the Southern Section Division II championships at Belmont Plaza. Jenkins' time in the 50 broke older brother John Jenkins' school record and his time in the 100 bettered his own school mark. Hart junior Mike Linn was second in both races, posting career bests of 20.93 and 46.
NEWS
May 22, 1987 | ROBERT L. JACKSON, Times Staff Writer
A top Army official urged his staff in 1982 to give special consideration to a military contract received by Wedtech Corp., in a memorandum that reflected White House pressure on behalf of the scandal-torn company, records showed Thursday. Army officials acknowledged that Jay R.
SPORTS
December 5, 2000
Boys' Basketball *--* Tournament Champion Most Valuable Player Simi Valley Simi Valley Dustin Villepigue Nordhoff Moorpark Greg Estandia Hoover-Burbank Agoura Johnny Gray Saugus Crescenta Valley James Jenkins Rosamond Lancaster Teddy Myers Providence Oakwood Nick Marks *--* Girls' Basketball *--* Antelope Valley Harvard-Westlake Karina Siam Eagle Rock Taft Christina Aguinaga Fillmore Chaminade Christina Zdenek Monrovia Royal Kinsley Mittel Paso Robles Ventura Katy O'Brien *--*
NEWS
May 22, 1988 | JEFF BAENEN, Associated Press
When two bankers were gunned down in a 1983 ambush on an abandoned southwest Minnesota farm, some speculated that bitterness about the farm crisis was behind the violence. But a new book contends that the killings were the result of a conspiracy between a failed dairy farmer whose marriage had crumbled and his militaristic teen-age son. "When Father and Son Conspire: A Minnesota Farm Murder," concentrates on the relationship between James Jenkins and his 18-year-old son, Steven.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 15, 1985 | STEVE TRIPLOI \f7
A 31-year-old Newport Beach man was killed Monday when the vehicle he was driving struck a parked car and turned over, crushing him, police said. Richard James Jenkins was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after the 5:40 p.m. accident, said Newport Beach Police Investigator Rick Bradley. Bradley said Jenkins was driving north on Galaxy Drive in a 1950 four-wheel drive vehicle with its top down, when the car struck a parked car outside 1848 Galaxy.
NEWS
June 24, 1988
Atty. Gen. Edwin Meese III and a former aide have been subpoenaed to appear as defense witnesses in the Wedtech bribery racketeering trial of Rep. Mario Biaggi (D-N.Y.) and six others. "My understanding is that, yes, a subpoena was received by Mr. Meese's office for the Biaggi trial," said James Rocap, an attorney for Meese in Washington.
SPORTS
February 21, 2001 | DOUG FERBER
J.W. North 78, Crescenta Valley 69--James Jenkins had 25 points and 18 rebounds for the Falcons, but the Huskies used a 6-0 run in the final 40 seconds to complete a second-round victory at Crescenta Valley. The Falcons cut the lead to 72-69 when Jenkins rebounded a Jimmy Goffredo miss and scored with 40 seconds to play. Will Wynn and Isiah Bryant hit two free throws in the waning seconds to seal the victory.. Wynn had 19 points and Bryant 20. Leo Dotson led the Huskies (15-13) with 24 points.
NEWS
May 22, 1987 | ROBERT L. JACKSON, Times Staff Writer
A top Army official urged his staff in 1982 to give special consideration to a military contract received by Wedtech Corp., in a memorandum that reflected White House pressure on behalf of the scandal-torn company, records showed Thursday. Army officials acknowledged that Jay R.
NEWS
December 12, 1986
The defense rested in the retrial of Booker T. Hillery, accused of stabbing a 15-year-old Hanford girl to death with her own scissors in 1962. The prosecution offered no rebuttal testimony, and closing arguments are scheduled Monday. The last witness, James Jenkins, told jurors that he saw the defendant, Hillery, in the hotel where both lived about the time Marlene Miller was murdered on March, 21, 1962.
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December 16, 1986 | United Press International
The Justice Department, in its fourth such action in the last seven months, has decided to seek a special prosecutor to investigate the lobbying activities of former White House aide Lyn Nofziger, officials said today. If the court appoints a special prosecutor, Nofziger will become the sixth Reagan Administration official to fall under such investigation. The department has asked that the inquest determine whether Nofziger violated federal ethics laws by lobbying for Wedtech Corp.
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