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NEWS
September 22, 1988
There's no doubt that Monterey Park Fire Chief Jim Page is a great man. However, great men sometimes lose sight of what upsets "the great unwashed masses" and "the plantation owners" of the world. "Countdown," the Fire Department's so-called rumor control communication, was actually quite intriguing. It was like stumbling onto a covert CIA operation complete with top-secret dossiers on unsuspecting citizens. If it was supposed to win me over to the department's side as an ardent rooter for its consolidation into the county Fire Department, it failed miserably.
NEWS
February 3, 1985
A Pasadena man has sued the Pasadena Police Department, claiming that two unidentified police officers choked his father to death while in the Pasadena jail. In the Los Angeles Superior Court suit, Stephen Shepard said his father, John Shepard, was physically and verbally abused by the two officers after his arrest last March. Police said the elder Shepard had hanged himself with a sweater, making the death a suicide, according to attorney Jim Page, who represents Stephen Shepard.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 14, 1997 | KIMBERLY BROWER
The city now has its own home page on the Internet. Available 24 hours a day, the page gives residents a source of city-related information any time, without a trip to City Hall. It includes the City Council agenda and details about services and recreation programs. "It's a better means of getting information out to people," said Jim Mies, page coordinator. "It's very dynamic." Information will be added or updated regularly by the city staff.
BUSINESS
May 12, 1997
Auto racing is an incredibly expensive business, and to help underwrite costs most race cars look like rolling billboards. Now computer game maker Virgin Interactive is joining the ranks of sponsors who usually have something to do with the automotive world or with beer and cigarettes.
SPORTS
February 11, 1988 | RANDY HARVEY, Times Staff Writer
Prince Alexander de Merode of Belgium, chairman of the International Olympic Committee's drug commission, criticized the United States Olympic Committee Wednesday for not dismissing an official who was involved in a violation of IOC doping rules. "Officials involved in doping should no longer be allowed to work for an Olympic committee," de Merode said. "It really is quite unacceptable."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 12, 2004 | Dennis McLellan, Times Staff Writer
James O. Page, a Southern California fire-service veteran who was widely viewed as the most influential proponent of emergency medical services, particularly within fire departments, has died. He was 68. Page, founder of the Journal of Emergency Medical Services, died Sept. 4 of cardiac arrest while swimming in a pool in Carlsbad, Calif. He had no known history of heart disease, said a spokeswoman for San Diego-based Jems Communications. Results of an autopsy were pending.
SPORTS
October 20, 1985 | RALPH WAKLEY, United Press International
With a veteran group of athletes and the return of Kerry Lynch and Jim Galanes, the U.S. ski team's Nordic squad is hoping for an outstanding 1986 season, says program director Jim Page. "We have committed and experienced athletes and enough talent to significantly improve our fortunes in international competition," said Page. The squad will again be led by Bill Koch, 30, Eugene, Ore., the best U.S. Nordic skier ever to compete for the United States.
SPORTS
January 20, 1988 | RANDY HARVEY, Times Staff Writer
U.S. nordic-combined skier Kerry Lynch, who was considered a contender for a medal at the Winter Olympics next month in Calgary, Canada, was suspended Tuesday for all competitions in 1988 by the International Ski Federation because of his admission to blood doping. International Ski Federation (FIS) officials said they will decide at their next Congress in June whether to extend the suspension for two additional years. In response to a United States Ski Assn.
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