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April 20, 1999 | Christine Castro, (714) 966-7440
The City Council on Monday recognized four retiring police officers. Officers Vern Mangels and Reserve Officers Steve Lester, James Babcock and John DeVries are leaving the department after several years of service each to the city.
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SPORTS
May 14, 1999
San Clemente 8, Capistrano Valley 5--Senior catcher John Grant went three for four with a home run and four RBIs for third-place San Clemente (16-10, 9-6). In the Century League: Villa Park 3, No. 10 Canyon 1--Jeff Tuttle had Villa Park's only hit, a three-run home run in the sixth inning at Villa Park, and Brandon Averill (6-0) struck out eight and walked four in the two-hitter for Villa Park (16-9, 12-3), which shares the league title with Foothill. In the Empire League: No.
SPORTS
November 10, 1988 | GARY KLEIN, Times Staff Writer
It was an accident, really. Wayne Frye, a professor at Cal Lutheran, said that he was just looking for a way to give his marketing students some practical experience. He never envisioned the minor wave of madness that the Cal Lutheran hockey team has inspired since it was formed last season. "The whole thing basically evolved from a marketing project," Frye said. "It was so successful, we just ended up with a hockey team." And a following.
SPORTS
March 23, 2002 | SHAV GLICK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
John deVries, self-styled "pit bull of the Indy Racing League," was beginning to discuss his childhood days in Newport Beach with a reporter when the phone rang in his California Speedway garage. "It's Spree," said the bald 36-year-old IRL driver. "He calls after every practice session, wanting to know how we did. He's really into racing." Spree is Latrell Sprewell, the New York Knick forward, whose Sprewell Motorsports is part owner of the Pit Bull-Rhino Racing team for whom DeVries drives.
NEWS
February 9, 1990 | STEVE EMMONS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Owners of the 800-foot-long tanker American Trader, which has spewed hundreds of thousands of gallons of crude oil into the ocean off Huntington Beach, said Thursday that the ship's bottom probably was punctured by its own anchor as the ship maneuvered into an offshore mooring to unload its cargo. The same tanker has been involved in four other mishaps, two in the last year.
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February 11, 1990 | JIM NEWTON and JOHN NEEDHAM, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
It began routinely enough, just another ship on a calm ocean beneath blue skies.The vessel was the 811-foot American Trader, carrying a crew of 25 and millions of gallons of crude oil from a supertanker off Long Beach to an underwater pipeline off Huntington Beach. From the pipeline the oil would flow to Golden West Refining in Santa Fe Springs, just as it always had before. The tanker crawled slowly and uneventfully from Long Beach Wednesday. By afternoon, probably a little after 3 p.m.
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