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February 15, 1986
I don't know what John Grant meant about the Conrad cartoon, but I'm in full agreement. ED HORNE Buena Park
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November 16, 2008 | Steve Schmadeke, Schmadeke writes for the Chicago Tribune.
For years after he retired from a Chicago-area foundry, master mechanic John R. Grant traveled in his white Ford cargo van, spending time in Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota and the Chicago suburbs. His last stop came in late March when Grant, 82, died of lung cancer at a motel in Sheldon, Iowa, a town of about 5,000. The former Calumet City, Ill., resident, whom police described as a transient, surprised everyone with what he left behind in Room 20: $263,000 in small bills inside a vinyl cassette-tape case.
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SPORTS
April 3, 1987 | MARK LANGILL, Times Staff Writer
What was scheduled to be a baseball game Thursday afternoon turned into "Battles at the Ballpark," a two-hour soap opera that took place on the field and in the stands at Reseda High. Chatsworth defeated Reseda, 7-6, in a West Valley League game, enabling Chatsworth (8-2, 5-1) to remain in a first-place tie with El Camino Real. Reseda fell to 1-5. The central character in the plot was Reseda's Mike Stone.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 19, 1992 | GEORGE HATCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When John Grant started out as a marine biologist, he imagined himself working in the kind of setting one might see on a Sierra Club calendar--quietly conducting shellfish counts on a pristine stretch of California coast. Instead, 17 years later, Grant finds himself responsible for guarding sand crabs, pelicans, grunion and other sea creatures from oil spills off Los Angeles and Orange counties, a marine superhighway for tankers, cargo ships and pleasure craft.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 6, 1992 | GEORGE HATCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When John Grant started out as a marine biologist, he imagined himself working in the kind of setting one might see on a Sierra Club calendar--quietly conducting shellfish counts on a pristine stretch of California coast. Instead, 17 years later, Grant finds himself responsible for guarding sand crabs, pelicans, grunion and other sea creatures from oil spills in the Los Angeles-Long Beach region, a marine superhighway for tankers, cargo ships and pleasure-craft.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 19, 1992 | GEORGE HATCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When John Grant started out as a marine biologist, he imagined himself working in the kind of setting one might see on a Sierra Club calendar--quietly conducting shellfish counts on a pristine stretch of California coast. Instead, 17 years later, Grant finds himself responsible for guarding sand crabs, pelicans, grunion and other sea creatures from oil spills off Los Angeles and Orange counties, a marine superhighway for tankers, cargo ships and pleasure craft.
NEWS
November 16, 2008 | Steve Schmadeke, Schmadeke writes for the Chicago Tribune.
For years after he retired from a Chicago-area foundry, master mechanic John R. Grant traveled in his white Ford cargo van, spending time in Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota and the Chicago suburbs. His last stop came in late March when Grant, 82, died of lung cancer at a motel in Sheldon, Iowa, a town of about 5,000. The former Calumet City, Ill., resident, whom police described as a transient, surprised everyone with what he left behind in Room 20: $263,000 in small bills inside a vinyl cassette-tape case.
SPORTS
November 28, 2002 | Gary Klein, Times Staff Writer
Anthony Davis predicted a few scoring runs but could not imagine the results. Or the reaction. Not every day. Not after 30 years. In restaurants. In airports. In almost any social or business situation that Davis finds himself, the subject invariably comes up. Six touchdowns in one game. Two on spectacular kick returns. Against Notre Dame.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 18, 2012 | By Robert Abele
Raw, unsettling and mesmerizing, the once-thought-lost Australian classic from 1971 "Wake in Fright" has been restored, and this grimly propulsive work, often cited as auguring the continent's arrival as a cinema powerhouse, merits attention. As charged as a nightmare, the adaptation of Kenneth Cook's novel chronicles the lost weekend of a young, soft-featured British schoolteacher named John Grant (Gary Bond) stuck - willfully or not, it could be argued - in "The Yabba," an Outback mining town of hard men who take seriously their entreaties for you to join them in drink after drink.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 6, 1992 | GEORGE HATCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When John Grant started out as a marine biologist, he imagined himself working in the kind of setting one might see on a Sierra Club calendar--quietly conducting shellfish counts on a pristine stretch of California coast. Instead, 17 years later, Grant finds himself responsible for guarding sand crabs, pelicans, grunion and other sea creatures from oil spills in the Los Angeles-Long Beach region, a marine superhighway for tankers, cargo ships and pleasure-craft.
SPORTS
April 3, 1987 | MARK LANGILL, Times Staff Writer
What was scheduled to be a baseball game Thursday afternoon turned into "Battles at the Ballpark," a two-hour soap opera that took place on the field and in the stands at Reseda High. Chatsworth defeated Reseda, 7-6, in a West Valley League game, enabling Chatsworth (8-2, 5-1) to remain in a first-place tie with El Camino Real. Reseda fell to 1-5. The central character in the plot was Reseda's Mike Stone.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 15, 1986
I don't know what John Grant meant about the Conrad cartoon, but I'm in full agreement. ED HORNE Buena Park
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