July 19, 1998 |
For 15 years, union organizers have struggled with the nonunion Superior Super Warehouse chain of eight big discount food stores, all in Los Angeles-area minority communities. That's the out-front version of what's going on--the union's attempt to sign up the chain's 1,500 employees. But behind that protracted fight lies a mano a mano battle between two strong personalities that has found its way to the state Capitol.
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April 29, 2012 |
Just a mention of the word throws off James Oh, as if you've come looking for someone who moved out long ago. "Riots here?" he says, pointing to his store, Tom's Liquor. "No, no. Riots long, long time ago. " Today, the shelves are neatly stocked, the floors are sparkling clean and marigold daisies blossom in the sun a few feet from his door. On the walls outside: "No graffiti at all," he says proudly. Twenty years ago today, when Oh was in Germany clearing minefields for the Army, one of the nation's worst riots exploded in Los Angeles.
May 26, 1994
In a Southern Section Division I softball playoff game that was continued from Tuesday, Stefanie Christoferson scored on a single by Jennifer Gamberdella in the 24th inning to give visiting San Marcos High a 2-1 victory over Agoura. The Chargers (17-9) scored with two out in the bottom of the seventh on a delayed steal of home by Elyse Frank on a two-strike count to force the extra innings. Darkness forced a postponement after the 19th inning.
May 21, 1999 |
Brian Sinay, a junior at Irvine University High, shot a seven-under-par 65 on Thursday at Canyon Country Club in Palm Springs, winning the Southern Section individual golf title for the second time in three years and breaking the section record of 66 set by Tiger Woods. "I just felt I couldn't miss a shot," said Sinay, who three-putted his last hole for his only bogey. "I thought I could birdie every hole."
August 20, 1999 |
Youth triumphed over experience in Thursday's two rounds of match play of the U.S. Amateur Championship, with two 17-year-olds and six college students reaching the quarterfinals. No player older than 22 survived the third round. In the most dramatic match of the day, James Oh of Lakewood made a 10-foot birdie putt on the fifth extra hole to defeat Bryce Molder and complete the quarterfinal pairings. Oh, 17, trailed by two holes on the 15th.