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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 23, 1997
If affirmative action is no longer practiced at UC schools, then why are we still counting? JOHN FISHER Hawthorne
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December 18, 2013 | By Bill Shaikin, This post has been corrected. See note below.
Dodgers co-owner Peter Guber said Wednesday he has no interest in buying the Oakland Athletics. The East Bay Express reported Wednesday that Guber and his ownership partner in the Golden State Warriors, Joe Lacob, lead an investment group exploring the possibility of buying the A's and building a ballpark in Oakland. "Absolutely not true," Guber told The Times. "100% not true. " Guber declined comment about whether Lacob might be interested but called it "categorically incorrect" to say he might be. "I have not had any conversations with the league or any of the owners about buying the team," Guber said.
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December 18, 2013 | By Bill Shaikin, This post has been corrected. See note below.
Dodgers co-owner Peter Guber said Wednesday he has no interest in buying the Oakland Athletics. The East Bay Express reported Wednesday that Guber and his ownership partner in the Golden State Warriors, Joe Lacob, lead an investment group exploring the possibility of buying the A's and building a ballpark in Oakland. "Absolutely not true," Guber told The Times. "100% not true. " Guber declined comment about whether Lacob might be interested but called it "categorically incorrect" to say he might be. "I have not had any conversations with the league or any of the owners about buying the team," Guber said.
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May 28, 2006 | Hugh Hart, Special to The Times
ARCHITECT John Fisher has always loved actors. In fact, he married one and moved his family to Los Angeles in 1975 so his wife, the late Bonnie Johns, could pursue her craft. "When we got here," Fisher recalls, "the theater scene was mostly just the Mark Taper and all these non-Equity houses that were ad hoc transformations of some other kind of space. Besides that, there weren't many other theaters, though we sure tried to find them."
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May 28, 2006 | Hugh Hart, Special to The Times
ARCHITECT John Fisher has always loved actors. In fact, he married one and moved his family to Los Angeles in 1975 so his wife, the late Bonnie Johns, could pursue her craft. "When we got here," Fisher recalls, "the theater scene was mostly just the Mark Taper and all these non-Equity houses that were ad hoc transformations of some other kind of space. Besides that, there weren't many other theaters, though we sure tried to find them."
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March 2, 2003 | Richard A. Serrano is a Times staff writer. He last wrote for the magazine about U.S. government mistreatment of mothers of black servicemen killed in World War I.
Finally released after spending half of his life in prison, and still he had to wait. So Christopher Boyce hung around the prison parking lot, rubbernecking, taking in the fresh air around Sheridan, Ore., unsure what to make of freedom. A half hour went by before the big Suburban at last came lumbering up the driveway, carrying his father, a former FBI agent, and his mother, once a Catholic nun.
HEALTH
November 10, 1997 | KATHLEEN DOHENY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Vicki Berman began to notice her aging skin soon after her daughter, now 2, was born. When she decided her face needed laser skin resurfacing--better known as a laser peel--she didn't expect miracles. She just wanted to look fresher, more rested. "No problem," she remembers hearing from the doctor she had selected carefully and trusted. Within two weeks, he told her, expect to look better and be back to normal. But at the two-week mark, healing wasn't progressing. Scars appeared.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 5, 1986
University of San Diego Vice President William Pickett has been named president of St. John Fisher College in Rochester, N.Y. He will take up his new post in August. Pickett will be the first head of the Catholic college who is not a priest of the order of the Congregation of St. Basil, which founded the school in 1948. St. John Fisher College has 3,000 students. Pickett received his bachelor's degree from Rockhurst College in Kansas City, Mo., in 1962 and his Ph.D.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 11, 2006 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Police arrested a man on suspicion of murder late Friday after finding a stabbing victim in a car on Walnut Street. The victim died at the scene. David Elkins, 19, of La Habra was being held in Orange County Jail. Police identified the victim as John Fisher, 27, of La Habra.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 23, 1997
If affirmative action is no longer practiced at UC schools, then why are we still counting? JOHN FISHER Hawthorne
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 8, 2010
A public memorial service for Paul Conrad, the Times editorial cartoonist who died Saturday at 86, is planned for 11 a.m. Saturday at St. John Fisher Catholic Church, 5448 Crest Road, Rancho Palos Verdes.
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