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October 2, 2006 | John M. Glionna, Times Staff Writer
Like a proud parent, Father Joe Maier dotes on his children -- such as the young beggar boy whose dad got him high on paint thinner and gave him broken bottles to cut his arms so he'd look more pathetic to passing motorists. And the sexually abused triplets -- the girls' mother was dying of AIDS, their father in jail, their grandfather a drunk. Maier paid the old man two cases of whiskey to rescue the trio.
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October 2, 2006 | John M. Glionna, Times Staff Writer
Like a proud parent, Father Joe Maier dotes on his children -- such as the young beggar boy whose dad got him high on paint thinner and gave him broken bottles to cut his arms so he'd look more pathetic to passing motorists. And the sexually abused triplets -- the girls' mother was dying of AIDS, their father in jail, their grandfather a drunk. Maier paid the old man two cases of whiskey to rescue the trio.
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SPORTS
May 8, 1996
Phil Onsaga pitched a one-hitter Tuesday as Glendale High defeated Pasadena, 6-1, to win the Pacific League title for the first time since 1988. Onsaga struck out 11 and walked five. Teammate Davey Garley had two hits, including a double. Crescenta Valley 11, Muir 3--Pitcher Jason La Motte had three hits and three runs batted in at Muir as the Falcons clinched a playoff spot with a third-place finish in the Pacific League. La Motte (5-4) scattered eight hits and struck out four.
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November 30, 1993 | CHARLES P. WALLACE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The classic image of Asia is rural: A peasant in straw hat stooped over in a verdant green checkerboard of rice paddies. But the bucolic vision of Asia is being rapidly transformed. By the year 2020, according to projections by the United Nations, most of Asia's population will live in cities. The new image of Asia is a slum dweller, living without such necessities as sanitation and fresh water and commuting to a factory job through increasingly gridlocked traffic.
SPORTS
March 30, 1996
Pitcher Bryan Garcia is normally Quartz Hill High's closer, but Friday he was the Rebels' ace. Garcia, subbing for injured Mark Madsen, threw a one-hitter and hit a home run to lift Quartz Hill (7-3) to a 2-1 victory over Antelope Valley in a Golden League opener at Quartz Hill. Garcia (1-0, four saves) faced just two batters over the minimum in his first start of the season. Larry Phillips singled in the winning run in the fourth.
SPORTS
April 4, 1996
With its 7-1 victory over Royal High last week, Camarillo (12-1) leapfrogged ahead of the previously top-ranked Highlanders to No. 1 in The Times' regional poll and No. 3 in the Southern Section Division I poll. Royal is ranked third by The Times and sixth in Division I. Senior left-hander Mike Corral (4-1) stifled the Highlanders by throwing a three-hitter with nine strikeouts.
SPORTS
April 11, 1996
Before its recent arms reduction, pitching appeared to be the Buena High softball team's strong suit. A month ago the Bulldogs, defending Channel League champions, were about to welcome back junior standout Nicole Greathouse from basketball season and back her up with capable senior Kelly Carr. It appeared first-year Coach Peter Shedlosky would have the tools for a smooth transition.
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