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August 23, 2006 | Ashley Powers, Times Staff Writer
In the war over apple-picking haven Oak Glen, the men costumed as Revolutionary War soldiers have won. For two years, a spat over whether musket-firing actors could recreate battles on a farm has rankled the tranquil community -- kindling a recall campaign against a San Bernardino County supervisor and dividing the town as residents picked sides in a family feud.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 23, 2006 | Ashley Powers, Times Staff Writer
In the war over apple-picking haven Oak Glen, the men costumed as Revolutionary War soldiers have won. For two years, a spat over whether musket-firing actors could recreate battles on a farm has rankled the tranquil community -- kindling a recall campaign against a San Bernardino County supervisor and dividing the town as residents picked sides in a family feud.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 25, 2006 | Melissa Pamer, Times Staff Writer
On most school days, Jim Riley's apple farm in Oak Glen, Calif., is alive with the sound of black-powder muskets and shouts of hundreds of students who come to experience a Colonial-style farm and Revolutionary War reenactments. One of Riley's neighbors got so fed up with living in what sounded like a war zone that he fired off a complaint to San Bernardino County. The neighbor is Riley's older brother, Dennis.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 25, 2006 | Melissa Pamer, Times Staff Writer
On most school days, Jim Riley's apple farm in Oak Glen, Calif., is alive with the sound of black-powder muskets and shouts of hundreds of students who come to experience a Colonial-style farm and Revolutionary War reenactments. One of Riley's neighbors got so fed up with living in what sounded like a war zone that he fired off a complaint to San Bernardino County. The neighbor is Riley's older brother, Dennis.
NEWS
November 29, 1987 | KENNETH J. GARCIA, Times Staff Writer
Almost every day he brings messages to people. They come in letters, postcards, boxes and oversized envelopes, which he stuffs with practiced efficiency into the matching metal slots. Meet Jim Riley, mailman. Monday through Saturday, on his appointed shift, Riley does his best to bring his postal packages to Westside residents on time, without incident and with as much enthusiasm as he can muster during his daily rounds.
BUSINESS
April 4, 1989 | JEFFREY BEAN, Times Staff Writer
Jim Riley gave up his crisply starched white-collar shirts and his gray suits in 1982, leaving his position as branch manager for Xerox in Los Angeles with plans of starting up a fitness-clothing company in his native New Zealand. However, after learning of his country's tight restrictions on importing preconstructed clothing, Riley turned his sights south to San Diego, where he could work part time, learn the rag trade and continue one of his favorite activities: training for triathlons.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 2, 1993
Police reported Monday that 23 adults and one youth were arrested during the Super Bowl game Sunday--a number that police said was much fewer than expected. Most of the people arrested during the game were booked for public intoxication, said Pasadena Police Lt. Jim Riley, adding, "It was a relatively crime free and safe day."
SPORTS
July 1, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Jim Riley's Santa Cruz 70 Mirage from the Santa Cruz Yacht Club held a one-mile lead over Bob McNulty's Chance and Paul Simonson's Taxi Dancer on the first full day of the Transpac race to Hawaii.
TRAVEL
September 23, 2007
An Adirondack morning, with mist rising off the lake and the sun sending shimmers of light onto its surface. Memories of childhood summers draw Jim Riley of Venice back to upper New York state every year. In July, he had a reunion with his six sisters and one brother at Big Moose Lake. Early one morning, Riley "sat down and started snapping shots" with his Canon Rebel.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 3, 1996
It was nothing but a good time. A clean, safe, smart, good time. Pasadena elementary schools and police officers celebrated the largest class of fifth- and sixth-graders that has ever graduated from the city's Drugs and Alcohol Resistance Education program. Having proudly completed the 17-week course, 350 elementary schoolchildren gathered at Pasadena High School this week to receive DARE T-shirts, certificates, bumper stickers and accolades.
BUSINESS
April 4, 1989 | JEFFREY BEAN, Times Staff Writer
Jim Riley gave up his crisply starched white-collar shirts and his gray suits in 1982, leaving his position as branch manager for Xerox in Los Angeles with plans of starting up a fitness-clothing company in his native New Zealand. However, after learning of his country's tight restrictions on importing preconstructed clothing, Riley turned his sights south to San Diego, where he could work part time, learn the rag trade and continue one of his favorite activities: training for triathlons.
NEWS
November 29, 1987 | KENNETH J. GARCIA, Times Staff Writer
Almost every day he brings messages to people. They come in letters, postcards, boxes and oversized envelopes, which he stuffs with practiced efficiency into the matching metal slots. Meet Jim Riley, mailman. Monday through Saturday, on his appointed shift, Riley does his best to bring his postal packages to Westside residents on time, without incident and with as much enthusiasm as he can muster during his daily rounds.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 8, 1989
A man with a shotgun chasing another man through a housing project in Pasadena opened fire on a police officer and a security guard Friday evening when they ordered him to drop the weapon, authorities said. The two were treated for minor wounds and released later that night from Huntington Memorial Hospital, Officer Jim Riley said, and a suspect was arrested.
SPORTS
January 7, 1992
New Charger Coach Bobby Ross officially appointed his first two staff members Monday, a pair he had indicated Thursday would follow him to San Diego from Georgia Tech. Chuck Priefer is the Chargers' new special teams coach, and John Misciagna will be in charge of quality control. Priefer, 50, spent the past five seasons as defensive backs coach at Georgia Tech. He was the special teams coach for the Green Bay Packers in 1984-85 and also assisted with linebackers.
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