July 22, 1990
Ho hum . . so Times pop critic Robert Hilburn suggests that rock is dead or dying (July 15 cover story, "Is Rock Running on Empty?"). Haven't we heard that before? Critics have been periodically writing rock's obituary since 1959--despite that rock has continued to grow in popularity and today has its largest worldwide following ever. Hilburn tends to overlook that from a creative standpoint rock is cyclic and at the present we are going through a stagnant period. Don't worry, Bobby, they'll write your obituary decades before they'll write rock's (and I am assuming you'll live to at least 100)
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March 3, 1990
The deadlock over the appointment of the fifth member to the Santa Monica Rent Control Board, which had threatened to indefinitely hamper board business, was broken Thursday night with the selection of Jay P. Johnson, 47, an apartment owner who supports rent control.
June 3, 1985 |
Jay Johnson led a balanced Dallas Baptist College hitting attack with three singles as the Indians eliminated Southern California College from the NAIA Baseball World Series at Lewis-Clark State College with a 9-2 semifinal victory Sunday. The Indians had 14 hits but left 12 runners on base. After falling behind, 2-0, Dallas Baptist scored three runs in the second inning and two in the third to take a 5-2 lead. The Indians added four runs in the sixth.
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February 14, 2003 |
With his somber parents watching in the courtroom, a 16-year-old Santa Paula boy was ordered Thursday to stand trial for allegedly beating a couple to death with a baseball bat so he could steal their luxury car. After a two-day preliminary hearing, Ventura County Superior Court Judge Edward Brodie found there was sufficient evidence to hold Adam Sarabia to answer charges of first-degree murder, burglary, robbery, auto theft and related allegations.
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September 16, 1994 |
Nearly 700 marijuana plants with a street value of about $50,000 were seized from a warehouse by Orange County sheriff's deputies Wednesday, authorities said. Shortly after the plants were confiscated, officers arrested Cary David Snyder of Laguna Beach and Adam Jay Johnson of Newport Beach on suspicion of marijuana cultivation. "This was a significant bust," said Sheriff's Lt. Dan Martini. "We generally find people growing marijuana in garages or their homes.
September 3, 1999
1998 RECORD: 4-5-1 overall, 2-3 in league COACH: Jay Johnson (0-0 at school) RETURNING STARTERS: 8 on offense, 7 on defense TOP RETURNERS Brian Cripe, RB/LB, 5-9, 175, Sr.; Jason Gannaway, OL/DL, 6-3, 285, Sr.; Nathan Huibergtse, OL/LB, 5-10, 220, Jr.; Blake West, RB/DB, 5-9, 160, Jr. TOP NEWCOMERS Stephen Casino, OL/DL, 5-10, 230, So.; Brent Concolino, QB/FS, 5-9, 160, Fr.; Jonathon Garcia, OL/LB, 5-9, 170, So.; Lukas Garner, QB, 5-10, 180, Jr.; Ryan McDermott, OL/DL, 6-1, 215, So.
November 25, 2000 |
Top-seeded St. Bonaventure scored 31 points before the midway point of the first quarter and went on to defeat Calvary Chapel, 73-7, in a Southern Section Division XI second-round game Friday at Westminster High. "I thought we were playing a college team out there," Calvary Chapel Coach Jay Johnson said. "They just outclassed us. They have a Class-A program and we can't hang our heads." How bad was it?
December 5, 1986 |
Comedian Tom McGillen, who has been invited to perform at the upcoming National Assn. of Colleges' annual convention, will headline Comedy Night at Cal State Fullerton tonight. At the Feb 18. convention--"a big money, heavy prestige gig," as he called it--McGillen will share the stage with some high-profile funnymen. Also performing at the show in Nashville, Tenn.