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October 17, 1991 | CHRISTOPHER REYNOLDS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Here it is, fall in Ventura County, that ripest of times for apples, lemons, kiwi fruits, pumpkins, pomegranates, artichokes, avocados, broccoli, cabbage, lettuce, mushrooms, spinach, squash and new books. Yes, new books. Three writers from this area have been cultivating new projects, and their works make a strange new crop. "Jacob's Journey" is a contemplative novel by Noah benShea, the erstwhile leader of a Carpinteria bagel company. The author is expected to speak at 6 p.m.
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June 13, 1993 | JIM MURRAY
It was in 490 B.C. that the first marathon was run. It was a one-man race. After the battle of Marathon, in which the Greeks drove the Persian invaders into the sea, an Athenian athlete named Pheidippides was commissioned to run the good news the seven leagues back to Athens. Pheidippides ran the entire distance in one gulp, bare feet bleeding, lips cracked, throat parched. He arrived in the Acropolis delivered the glad tidings. "Rejoice! We conquer!" And toppled over dead.
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June 13, 1993 | JIM MURRAY
It was in 490 B.C. that the first marathon was run. It was a one-man race. After the battle of Marathon, in which the Greeks drove the Persian invaders into the sea, an Athenian athlete named Pheidippides was commissioned to run the good news the seven leagues back to Athens. Pheidippides ran the entire distance in one gulp, bare feet bleeding, lips cracked, throat parched. He arrived in the Acropolis delivered the glad tidings. "Rejoice! We conquer!" And toppled over dead.
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October 17, 1991 | CHRISTOPHER REYNOLDS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Here it is, fall in Ventura County, that ripest of times for apples, lemons, kiwi fruits, pumpkins, pomegranates, artichokes, avocados, broccoli, cabbage, lettuce, mushrooms, spinach, squash and new books. Yes, new books. Three writers from this area have been cultivating new projects, and their works make a strange new crop. "Jacob's Journey" is a contemplative novel by Noah benShea, the erstwhile leader of a Carpinteria bagel company. The author is expected to speak at 6 p.m.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 22, 1988
By a 3-2 vote, the Avalon City Council denied a transportation permit requested by Jerry Dunn of the Hotel Vista del Mar to provide courtesy bus service to hotel guests from the boat dock to the hotel. The council said courtesy vehicles add to traffic congestion and the city has enough taxis and trams for hotel guests. Dunn said he could not obtain an auto club's "four diamond" rating without courtesy transportation.
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March 5, 1993 | CHRIS BAKER
Jerry Dunn of Indianapolis, who plans to run 93 marathons in 1993, will run the Los Angeles Marathon course twice this weekend. After running the 26.2-mile course for fun on Saturday, Dunn will run it for real in Sunday's race. Channel 13 will televise the race live, with coverage starting at 8 a.m. Superstation WWOR will carry KCOP's feed nationally. KABC (790) will broadcast the race live on radio.
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July 5, 1991 | PAUL PAYNE
Fishing enthusiasts will get a chance to compete for prizes while supporting a home for abused children in the first annual Ventura Kiwanis Calico Bass Tournament July 12-14. Organizers of the three-day event hope to raise at least $10,000, which will be donated to the Casa Pacifica Home, a refuge for traumatized children now under construction in Camarillo, tournament chairman Jerry Dunn said. "All money after expenses will be given to Casa Pacifica," Dunn said.
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April 3, 2003 | From Associated Press
Tubby Smith of Kentucky and Gail Goestenkors of Duke have been selected the 2003 Naismith coaches of the year by the Atlanta Tipoff Club. Under Smith, Kentucky (32-4) won the Southeastern Conference championship and won 26 consecutive games before losing to Marquette, 83-69, in the Midwest Regional final. Goestenkors led Atlantic Coast Conference champion Duke (35-1) into the women's Final Four, where it will meet Tennessee in one semifinal Sunday at Atlanta.
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March 12, 1996 | MAL FLORENCE
How do you get ready for a marathon? Well, if you're Jerry Dunn of Spearfish, S.D., you run 26.2 miles every day for the 25 days preceding the Boston Marathon on April 15. Dunn, 50, is a marathon junkie. In 1991, he ran across the United States, averaging 17 miles a day, six days a week during the 3 1/2 month trip. In 1993, he broke the world record for most marathons in a year, with 104. "I have a passion for running," he said. And for understatement.
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April 16, 1992
Japanese media baron Kagehisa Toyama bought 2,000 acres of the Ojai Valley to build a private golf club for millionaires, and his Farmont Corp. has launched a sophisticated public relations effort to win approval for the project. What's dismaying is the way Farmont keeps changing its image in response to the winds of public opinion. In 1987, Mr. Toyama tried to gain approval for a development so massive--golf course, resort facilities, swimming pools, tennis courts, equestrian facilities and up to 30 guest bungalows--that it immediately ran afoul of the county.
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December 13, 1986 | BILL ROBERTSON
After losing in the semifinals the past two seasons, the El Monte Arroyo High School Knights finally gained redemption as they squeaked past Victor Valley, 7-3, Friday night to win the Southeastern Conference championship at Victor Valley. With the victory, Arroyo (12-2) won its first Southern Section championship and snapped a seven-game Victor Valley win streak. "It was a realistic goal to win it all," Knight Coach Don MacKinnon said. "We were rated No.
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