Advertisement
YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollectionsJoe Hirsch
IN THE NEWS

Joe Hirsch

FEATURED ARTICLES
SPORTS
September 15, 1999 | Bill Christine
In late July, on opening day at Saratoga, they got around to naming the press box after Joe Hirsch. That great idea was several years overdue, but then you have to understand that only the horses move quickly at Saratoga. The track was about 100 years old before the press box got a ladies' room. As for Hirsch, when the applause died down, he went back to doing what he's always done best, cranking out a column for the Daily Racing Form.
ARTICLES BY DATE
SPORTS
September 15, 1999 | Bill Christine
In late July, on opening day at Saratoga, they got around to naming the press box after Joe Hirsch. That great idea was several years overdue, but then you have to understand that only the horses move quickly at Saratoga. The track was about 100 years old before the press box got a ladies' room. As for Hirsch, when the applause died down, he went back to doing what he's always done best, cranking out a column for the Daily Racing Form.
Advertisement
REAL ESTATE
October 31, 1999
I am a retired Federal Housing Administration director, having served FHA for 20-plus years, 15 of them as director of FHA in Oregon and California offices. Every FHA person knew that the Nehemiah down payment assistance program was illegal when it began operating ("Popular Down Payment Program in Jeopardy," Oct. 17). It violated long-standing FHA regulations that were based on sound actuarial data. FHA is right to eliminate the program, but more than that, FHA must investigate the route the program took to receiving approval, first in Northern California, where the program began, and then to HUD headquarters in Washington, D.C., where someone in authority allowed the program to expand and gave it the air of legitimacy.
SPORTS
October 2, 2004 | BOB MIESZERSKI
Belmont Park's pick four today is made up of only Grade I races, beginning with the $750,000 Flower Bowl Invitational, continuing with the $500,000 Vosburgh and the $750,000 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Invitational, then concluding with the $1-million Jockey Club Gold Cup.
SPORTS
November 16, 1997 | ED SCHUYLER Jr., ASSOCIATED PRESS
The title of his autobiography was as a perfect as an Eddie Arcaro race: "I Ride to Win!" To Arcaro, that meant winning with a longshot as well as a favorite, and that attitude carried him to horse racing glory--and sometimes into trouble with racing officials, especially early in his brilliant career. Arcaro, who died Friday of cancer at age 81, retired in 1961, but his name remained magical because he transcended his sport. His death will not take away the magic.
OPINION
February 2, 2005
Re "Governor Seeks Outside Donors for Campaigns," Jan. 29: Who gave permission to Arnold Schwarzenegger to sell California to wealthy outside interests? California issues must be decided by California voters. Schwarzenegger may say he can't be bought, but he is certainly open to selling California to the highest bidders. Time to get out the petitions and recall Schwarzenegger! Nancy Pina Glendale Every day, it becomes clearer that Schwarzenegger is on an ego trip as he ignores California law and the sentiment that swept him into office.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 20, 1997
Re "Florida Couple Say They Recorded Gingrich's Call," Jan. 14: Congratulations, Rep. Jim McDermott (D-Wash.). You recognized that you had a major responsibility to the American people in accepting and handling the tape recorded by John and Alice Martin of Florida. As to the bluster from those who have been caught on tape, we remember that the jails are full of "innocents." How long do they think they can get away with the real cover-up here, the cover-up of the truth about Newt Gingrich?
SPORTS
September 27, 2005 | Bill Christine, Times Staff Writer
It was business as usual for the training and riding leaders at Fairplex Park in Pomona, where Doug O'Neill and Martin Pedroza retained their stranglehold on the meet titles. The O'Neill barn didn't register any wins on Monday, closing day for the 16-day mixed-breed season at the Los Angeles County Fair, but O'Neill's 13 wins still ranked him first in the standings, which he has led since 2002. O'Neill, who tied with Wesley Ward for the lead in 2003, is the first trainer to be No.
SPORTS
May 6, 2005 | Pete Thomas, Times Staff Writer
Every team appreciates fan support, but Danish soccer team Odense BK really appreciates the kind it's getting. In an attempt to lift the struggling team's spirits, a group of fans hired a stripper to dance at practice. She swung her hips and cracked her whip, and when she left the players were feeling good about themselves. They're still winless, but as captain Nicolai Stokholm reasoned on UEFA.com, "It was a good initiative.
SPORTS
October 7, 2006 | BOB MIESZERSKI
Belmont Park will offer five Grade I stakes races in a row on its card today, including the $750,000 Jockey Club Gold Cup. A 1 1/4 -mile race, the Gold Cup will feature the return of Bernardini, who has won five of six and is widely considered the top horse in the country. Owned by Darley Stable and trained by Tom Albertrani, the 3-year-old A.P. Indy colt is facing only three rivals in the Gold Cup. One of them isn't Invasor, who was declared out of the race a week ago because of a fever.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 16, 1994 | ALAN C. MILLER and MIGUEL BUSTILLO, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
A little-noticed provision of the $8.6-billion earthquake aid bill signed last week raised the limit for FHA-insured mortgages for earthquake-damaged homes from $151,725 to $203,150--a move that could benefit numerous homeowners and first-time home buyers. Increasing the loan ceiling will make the mortgage program available to more middle-class quake victims.
Los Angeles Times Articles
|