August 19, 2010 |
After weeks of public protest over its financial support of an organization that backed a GOP gubernatorial candidate opposed to gay rights, Target Corp. now faces a new form of pressure: demands from institutional shareholders that it revamp its donation process to avoid the chance of additional backfires. The shareholder action follows the disclosure last month that Target had sent corporate funds to an organization backing the Minnesota gubernatorial candidate. Such donations are allowed under a recent Supreme Court decision that lets companies and unions contribute directly to independent election campaigns.
May 22, 1995
Chapman scored four runs in the first inning, all unearned, and beat Trenton (N.J.) State, 4-2, for the NCAA Division III softball title in Storm Lake, Iowa. Lisa Cancilla capped Chapman's four-run first with a two-run homer over the left-field fence. Chapman's Jennifer Martinez started the inning with a bunt and reached base on a throwing error by third baseman Michelle Carlson. Christy Guidorizzi then bunted toward first and Missy Hammer fielded it.
February 21, 1990
Mt. Carmel 63, Mt. Miguel 27--Chris Grazzini scored 16 points and had 10 rebounds for No. 1 seeded Mt. Carmel (19-5). Teammate Vicki de Jesus scored 11 points and had nine rebounds and Renee Schillaci added 10 points. Mt. Carmel led, 31-10, at halftime. Mt. Miguel finished 7-15. Santana 57, Orange Glen 37--Rebecca Aase scored 21 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for No. 2 Santana. Desiree Weimann added 18 points for Santana. Carol Clinger had 11 for Orange Glen.
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October 15, 1996 |
The butterflies in Jennifer Martinez's stomach had stopped their rioting and the South Pasadena High School senior was a portrait of composure and grace. And relief, big time. "Now there's nothing to worry about," Jennifer said after she was named Monday as one of seven members of the Royal Court for the 108th Rose Parade. She clutched her bouquet of roses and breathed in the scene of jubilant parents and friends outside the Tournament of Roses headquarters in Pasadena.
June 23, 2010 |
The Obama administration unveiled a government-wide strategy Tuesday to crack down on piracy and counterfeit goods, adding more than 50 FBI agents this year to tackle intellectual property abuses. With the ubiquity of the Internet, online piracy and the sale of counterfeit goods on the Web are growing rapidly across a range of industries, including entertainment, software and pharmaceutical markets. Vice President Joe Biden, who announced the new program, said that the problem costs Americans jobs and that counterfeit goods threaten lives.
May 23, 1990 |
Jennifer Martinez glared at the catcher's mitt, went into her windmill delivery and . . . pop! An instant later, ball struck mitt perfectly. Remember that word, for this was only warm-ups. A little over an hour and eight innings later, Martinez and Chula Vista High were 1-0 winners over Mt. Carmel in the quarterfinal round of the San Diego Section 3-A softball playoffs. Through the first 23 batters (7 2/3 innings), Martinez was indeed perfect.