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October 26, 1994 | GINA SMITH, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES; Gina Smith is a technology writer and co-host of "The Personal Computing Show," a television program on CNBC
Want to play Mayor? Or how about God? Catering to modest fantasies such as these has made Orinda, Calif.-based Maxis Inc.--developer of best-selling simulation games such as "SimAnt," "SimFarm" and "SimCity"--one of the hottest little companies in the burgeoning multimedia entertainment industry. And Maxis' chairman and founder, Jeff Braun, is now making a name for himself as one of the industry's most outspoken critics.
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October 26, 1994 | GINA SMITH, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES; Gina Smith is a technology writer and co-host of "The Personal Computing Show," a television program on CNBC
Want to play Mayor? Or how about God? Catering to modest fantasies such as these has made Orinda, Calif.-based Maxis Inc.--developer of best-selling simulation games such as "SimAnt," "SimFarm" and "SimCity"--one of the hottest little companies in the burgeoning multimedia entertainment industry. And Maxis' chairman and founder, Jeff Braun, is now making a name for himself as one of the industry's most outspoken critics.
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SPORTS
August 7, 1987
With just two days left before the opening of the Pan American Games, officials were searching for an extra 500 beds Thursday after being hit with a housing shortage even before all of the athletes had arrived in Indianapolis. Organizers originally estimated 4,500 people would have to be housed. They planned for a maximum of 5,100, but new estimates predict as many as 5,900 participants will be in Indianapolis for the Games, which begin with the opening ceremony Saturday night.
SPORTS
March 17, 2001 | From Staff Reports
Quartz Hill 12, Littlerock 0--Gavin Brandon had three hits and four runs batted in, and Gary Castillo pitched a two-hitter for the Rebels (4-3) in a Golden League opener called after five innings because of the 10-run rule at Littlerock. Valencia 10, Saugus 0--Richie Martin pitched a five-inning no hitter and hit a run-scoring double for the Vikings in a Foothill League opener at Saugus (4-3) that was called because of the 10-run rule.
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March 11, 2001 | From Staff Reports
Tim St. Pierre's pitches weren't lighting up the radar guns, but the senior right-hander showed that throwing strikes can go a long way. St. Pierre scattered five hits and allowed three runs in 6 1/3 innings as Kennedy High defeated Lancaster, 6-3, Saturday in the championship game of the San Fernando Valley baseball tournament at USC's Dedeaux Field. The Cougars (5-0) got a victory from St.
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October 2, 1992 | ROY RIVENBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The mayor needed a martini: Frazzled freeway commuters were shooting at each other, rioters were pillaging the downtown and--better make that two martinis--Godzilla was stomping skyscrapers and factories. And this was a good day. In SimCity, where any idiot can run the government (just as in real life), disaster inevitably lurks right around the corner. Still, there's a certain charm to this computer-game village: Embezzling is easy, power absolute.
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October 19, 1992 | ROY RIVENBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The mayor needed a martini: Frazzled freeway commuters were shooting at each other, rioters were pillaging the downtown and--better make that two martinis--Godzilla was stomping skyscrapers and factories. And this was a good day. In SimCity, where any idiot can run the government (just as in real life), disaster inevitably lurks right around the corner. Still, there's a certain charm to this computer-game village: Embezzling is easy, power absolute.
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October 26, 1994 | GREG JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Put a bunch of guys in a room on a balmy weekend when USC is beating up on a hapless Cal team and chances are good that talk will turn to sports. But touchdowns were not on the agenda Saturday when a dozen men gathered in a Costa Mesa hotel suite. Instead, conversation turned on the hard realities of colostomies, Down's syndrome, spinal meningitis and pediatric AIDS patients.
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June 20, 1993 | DENNIS McLELLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Having grown up without a father, Hogan Hilling was determined when his first son was born in 1987 to be involved in his day-to-day care and activities. Juggling his work schedule so he could be at home as much as possible, Hilling helped with feeding and diapering his son, Grant. And when the boy went to preschool, it was Hilling who often dropped him off and picked him up.
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