May 19, 1991 |
There's little glamour in being an assistant, no matter what field you're in. Houdini had helpers, but did anyone give an abracadabra about their tricks? Santa's elves spend all year making toys, but it's their boss who gets to ride with reindeers through the sky and pig out on milk and cookies each Christmas Eve. Even that vowel-flipping gal, Vanna White, must realize she's just another cog in the Wheel of Fortune. OK, maybe not.
February 22, 1997 |
A magnitude 3.6 earthquake shook the city before dawn Friday. The quake triggered numerous calls from the public, but there were no reports of damage or injury, said Police Sgt. Jim Ferguson. The 5:23 a.m. temblor was centered two miles south of Santa Barbara, said Nick Scheckel, a seismologist at Caltech in Pasadena.
October 27, 1989 |
Dallas Green has withdrawn his name from consideration for the job of Cincinnati Reds' manager in 1990, the Reds announced today. Green, former manager of the New York Yankees and Philadelphia Phillies and once a Chicago Cubs executive, made his intentions known to Reds General Manager Bob Quinn, team spokesman Jim Ferguson said.
November 13, 2001 |
The parents of Long Beach Wilson golfer Jennifer Tangtiphaiboontana were killed in a car accident Thursday as they drove Jennifer and a teammate home from the Southern Section team championships, Wilson Coach Jim Ferguson said. Ittisak Tangtiphaiboontana, 52, and Uthaivan Tangtiphaiboontana, 50, died at the scene after the family vehicle swerved off the westbound Pomona Freeway and flipped down an embankment near Glen Avon, about five miles east of Riverside.
April 27, 1994 |
Two San Diego Padre players were arrested Tuesday for allegedly propositioning undercover policewomen on a Manhattan street corner often frequented by prostitutes. Pitcher Scott Sanders and outfielder Derek Bell were arrested around 2 a.m. EDT on a misdemeanor charge of patronizing a prostitute. The arrests came 18 hours before they were due at Shea Stadium to play the New York Mets.