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June 3, 1987
Seagate Technology, Scotts Valley, named James Watson vice president-OEM sales. Seagate designs, manufactures and markets hard disk drives.
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NATIONAL
November 15, 2011 | By Neela Banerjee, Washington Bureau
The Obama administration named Coast Guard Rear Adm. James A. Watson IV, who ran the federal response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, as the new top monitor of safety and environmental practices in the offshore energy industry. Watson is scheduled to take up his post Dec. 1 as the new director of the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, replacing interim director Michael Bromwich. The Obama administration brought in Bromwich after the Deepwater Horizon drill rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, killing 11 workers and spewing nearly 5 million barrels of oil into the ocean in the country's worst offshore environmental disaster.
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NEWS
January 4, 1987
A liquor store clerk firing at a fleeing would-be robber accidentally killed a man in a beauty shop across the street in the 5000 block of South Main St., Los Angeles police said. The victim was identified as James Watson, 39. Police withheld the name of the clerk who was not arrested and declined to say how the robbery was thwarted.
BOOKS
November 4, 2007 | Sara Lippincott, Sara Lippincott is an assistant editor of Book Review.
BESIDES being the ne plus ultra of gadflies, James D.
NEWS
June 14, 1985
The medical researcher who co-discovered the secret of life--the structure of DNA--says scientists have entered a new era of research on cancer and could soon unravel its molecular basis. "Right now, we're on the verge of cracking much of the mystery of cancer," James Watson said in an interview with Parade magazine to be published Sunday. Watson was awarded the Nobel Prize for co-discovering the secret of life--the double-helix shape through which deoxyribonucleic acid replicates itself.
SPORTS
June 5, 1997 | JOHN WEYLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The bad news just kept coming for the Angels on Wednesday. In the morning, their center fielder and RBI leader had a test that revealed tears in the cartilage of his left knee. At midday, a pitcher they were counting on to eventually help solidify their starting rotation underwent an operation that could mean the end of his season. And in the afternoon, the team announced that the most consistent reliever has an elbow so sore he can't pitch for a few days.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 8, 2003 | J. Michael Kennedy, Times Staff Writer
An impish grin spread across the Nobel laureate's face as he rocketed a forehand just out of reach of the young tennis pro. "Nice one, Doc," said the pro as he reached for another ball. James Watson stood at the baseline expectantly. His paunch protruded slightly, the product of advancing years and spending the past few months on the rubber chicken circuit celebrating the 50th anniversary of a discovery that revolutionized the world.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 9, 2001
James Lopez Watson, 79, a senior judge for the U.S. International Court of Trade who was one of the most senior African American members of the federal court system, died of cancer Sept. 1 at his home in New York City. Like other judges on the International Court of Trade, Watson was periodically assigned to federal courts throughout the country. He decided Customs Court cases in California, Oregon and Washington. He also was the first black judge to head a federal court in the Deep South.
NATIONAL
November 15, 2011 | By Neela Banerjee, Washington Bureau
The Obama administration named Coast Guard Rear Adm. James A. Watson IV, who ran the federal response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, as the new top monitor of safety and environmental practices in the offshore energy industry. Watson is scheduled to take up his post Dec. 1 as the new director of the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, replacing interim director Michael Bromwich. The Obama administration brought in Bromwich after the Deepwater Horizon drill rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, killing 11 workers and spewing nearly 5 million barrels of oil into the ocean in the country's worst offshore environmental disaster.
NEWS
May 7, 1998 | From Reuters
Nobel laureate James Watson, the co-discoverer of the structure of DNA, is disputing a quote attributed to him in the New York Times predicting that cancer would be cured within two years by two drugs featured in a story by the newspaper. The front-page article in the Sunday New York Times spurred an explosion of interest in biotech company EntreMed of Rockville, Md., and its two drugs, angiostatin and endostatin, helping boost its stock shares 500% on Monday.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 8, 2003 | J. Michael Kennedy, Times Staff Writer
An impish grin spread across the Nobel laureate's face as he rocketed a forehand just out of reach of the young tennis pro. "Nice one, Doc," said the pro as he reached for another ball. James Watson stood at the baseline expectantly. His paunch protruded slightly, the product of advancing years and spending the past few months on the rubber chicken circuit celebrating the 50th anniversary of a discovery that revolutionized the world.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 9, 2001
James Lopez Watson, 79, a senior judge for the U.S. International Court of Trade who was one of the most senior African American members of the federal court system, died of cancer Sept. 1 at his home in New York City. Like other judges on the International Court of Trade, Watson was periodically assigned to federal courts throughout the country. He decided Customs Court cases in California, Oregon and Washington. He also was the first black judge to head a federal court in the Deep South.
NEWS
May 7, 1998 | From Reuters
Nobel laureate James Watson, the co-discoverer of the structure of DNA, is disputing a quote attributed to him in the New York Times predicting that cancer would be cured within two years by two drugs featured in a story by the newspaper. The front-page article in the Sunday New York Times spurred an explosion of interest in biotech company EntreMed of Rockville, Md., and its two drugs, angiostatin and endostatin, helping boost its stock shares 500% on Monday.
SPORTS
June 5, 1997 | JOHN WEYLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The bad news just kept coming for the Angels on Wednesday. In the morning, their center fielder and RBI leader had a test that revealed tears in the cartilage of his left knee. At midday, a pitcher they were counting on to eventually help solidify their starting rotation underwent an operation that could mean the end of his season. And in the afternoon, the team announced that the most consistent reliever has an elbow so sore he can't pitch for a few days.
BUSINESS
October 8, 1991 | SONNI EFRON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
James D. Watson, who shared the 1962 Nobel Prize for discovering the structure of DNA, had some age-old advice Monday for leaders of the biotechnology industry: lobby. Saying the United States must continue to support basic genetic research if it is to maintain a worldwide competitive position, Watson called for a doubling of the National Institutes of Health budget for biotechnological research by the end of the decade.
BUSINESS
June 3, 1987
Seagate Technology, Scotts Valley, named James Watson vice president-OEM sales. Seagate designs, manufactures and markets hard disk drives.
BUSINESS
October 8, 1991 | SONNI EFRON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
James D. Watson, who shared the 1962 Nobel Prize for discovering the structure of DNA, had some age-old advice Monday for leaders of the biotechnology industry: lobby. Saying the United States must continue to support basic genetic research if it is to maintain a worldwide competitive position, Watson called for a doubling of the National Institutes of Health budget for biotechnological research by the end of the decade.
BOOKS
November 4, 2007 | Sara Lippincott, Sara Lippincott is an assistant editor of Book Review.
BESIDES being the ne plus ultra of gadflies, James D.
NEWS
January 4, 1987
A liquor store clerk firing at a fleeing would-be robber accidentally killed a man in a beauty shop across the street in the 5000 block of South Main St., Los Angeles police said. The victim was identified as James Watson, 39. Police withheld the name of the clerk who was not arrested and declined to say how the robbery was thwarted.
NEWS
June 14, 1985
The medical researcher who co-discovered the secret of life--the structure of DNA--says scientists have entered a new era of research on cancer and could soon unravel its molecular basis. "Right now, we're on the verge of cracking much of the mystery of cancer," James Watson said in an interview with Parade magazine to be published Sunday. Watson was awarded the Nobel Prize for co-discovering the secret of life--the double-helix shape through which deoxyribonucleic acid replicates itself.
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