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April 2, 1995
John Ward, 71, an actor and director who was the subject of a documentary on stroke victims after he was disabled by a stroke in 1984. A native New Yorker who studied at Yale Drama School, Ward appeared in the Broadway production of "Mr. Roberts" and in productions of the Cherry Lane Theatre and the Provincetown Playhouse. He also was in more than 50 live television shows in the early days of the medium.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 27, 2011 | By Richard Marosi, Los Angeles Times
John Charles Ward would take flight in the half-light before dawn, when he could race down the runway without headlights and ascend into the cloaking embrace of an overcast sky. This feature requires that JavaScript be enabled and the Flash plug-in be installed. John Charles Ward would take flight in the half-light before dawn, when he could race down the runway without headlights and ascend into the cloaking embrace of an overcast sky. Soaring above the crowded California freeways in the single-engine aircraft, he'd relax, pour himself a whiskey and Seven and plan his hopscotch route to Pennsylvania.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 27, 2011 | By Richard Marosi, Los Angeles Times
John Charles Ward would take flight in the half-light before dawn, when he could race down the runway without headlights and ascend into the cloaking embrace of an overcast sky. This feature requires that JavaScript be enabled and the Flash plug-in be installed. John Charles Ward would take flight in the half-light before dawn, when he could race down the runway without headlights and ascend into the cloaking embrace of an overcast sky. Soaring above the crowded California freeways in the single-engine aircraft, he'd relax, pour himself a whiskey and Seven and plan his hopscotch route to Pennsylvania.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 11, 2011 | By Mitchell Landsberg, Los Angeles Times
Roman Catholic Bishop John J. Ward of Los Angeles, who had been one of three surviving American bishops who participated in the groundbreaking Second Vatican Council in the early 1960s, died Sunday in Culver City. He was 90. Ward died of complications from old age, according to a statement from his family. A Los Angeles native, Ward served the local archdiocese for just over 50 years as a priest and bishop, establishing several benchmarks along the way. He was the last priest ordained by the first archbishop of Los Angeles, John J. Cantwell, and the first graduate of St. John's Seminary in Camarillo to become a bishop.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 25, 2001 | MONTE MORIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A jury Wednesday convicted a man described by authorities as Orange County's largest methamphetamine dealer, whose enterprise was so powerful that it had a deputy district attorney as a tipster and generated weekly sales sometimes exceeding $1 million. John Ward, 30, of Orange was found guilty of conspiracy to manufacture and distribute "ice" methamphetamine as well as cocaine, prescription pills and ephedrine. The jury's verdict caps a five-week trial in U.S.
NEWS
March 11, 1987
A federal jury in Chicago convicted attorney John Ward of paying a cash bribe to a Traffic Court judge in the Operation Greylord investigation of corruption in the Cook County Court system. Ward paid a $500 bribe to Judge John H. McCollom in February, 1982, in exchange for a favorable sentencing for Ward's client, who had been charged with drunken driving, prosecutors said.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 10, 2004
Al MARTINEZ'S claim that the left has traditionally advanced its arguments with "grace," "subtlety" and "civility" while the right "bludgeons" its intellectual opponents is utterly laughable and so typically self-serving of liberals ["No Grace, No Civility, Just Anger," July 9]. Was Huey Long a model of civil and gentlemanly debate or a power-hungry sociopath hoping to use populist anger to further his own ambitions? How about the radicals of the 1960s -- does Martinez consider them to be representative of enlightened discourse?
SPORTS
April 13, 2001 | BILL CHRISTINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With her mother, two Jack Russell terriers and one cat in the car, Donna Ward drove from South Florida to Lexington, Ky., earlier in the week. Waiting for her at the other end were 42 horses that had been shipped ahead from Palm Beach Downs and Gulfstream Park, plus Hero's Tribute, the colt she will send into the Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland, where one of Saturday's three final important Kentucky Derby preps will be run.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 16, 2004
Kudos to reporter Dana Calvo, who had the honesty and good sense to question the "nonpartisan" designation of groups like Women's Voices. Women's Vote. and 1000 Flowers ["Stars Shine Light on a Potent Voting Bloc: Single Women," Oct. 8]. The WVWV website's links include one to the National Women's Law Center, a brief perusal of which will leave no doubt that it is a garden-variety anti-Bush group. There is no corresponding WVWV link to a pro-Bush site, so it is not a great stretch to assume that WVWV prefers to direct its new voters to Democrat candidates.
SPORTS
May 25, 1986 | STEVE LOWERY
Chingaderos, with John Ward aboard, won the 33rd running of the Los Alamitos Derby Saturday night at Los Alamitos. Chingaderos, trained by John L. Cooper, made the 440-yard run in 21.86 seconds. The Derby record is 21.56, set by Prissy Fein in 1985 and Sgt Pepper Feature in 1981. Chingaderos broke cleanly from the gate and lagged slightly behind the pack. But by the midway point he had caught the leaders and battled Streakin Dash and Kipcash for the win.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 16, 2004
Kudos to reporter Dana Calvo, who had the honesty and good sense to question the "nonpartisan" designation of groups like Women's Voices. Women's Vote. and 1000 Flowers ["Stars Shine Light on a Potent Voting Bloc: Single Women," Oct. 8]. The WVWV website's links include one to the National Women's Law Center, a brief perusal of which will leave no doubt that it is a garden-variety anti-Bush group. There is no corresponding WVWV link to a pro-Bush site, so it is not a great stretch to assume that WVWV prefers to direct its new voters to Democrat candidates.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 10, 2004
Al MARTINEZ'S claim that the left has traditionally advanced its arguments with "grace," "subtlety" and "civility" while the right "bludgeons" its intellectual opponents is utterly laughable and so typically self-serving of liberals ["No Grace, No Civility, Just Anger," July 9]. Was Huey Long a model of civil and gentlemanly debate or a power-hungry sociopath hoping to use populist anger to further his own ambitions? How about the radicals of the 1960s -- does Martinez consider them to be representative of enlightened discourse?
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 25, 2001 | MONTE MORIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A jury Wednesday convicted a man described by authorities as Orange County's largest methamphetamine dealer, whose enterprise was so powerful that it had a deputy district attorney as a tipster and generated weekly sales sometimes exceeding $1 million. John Ward, 30, of Orange was found guilty of conspiracy to manufacture and distribute "ice" methamphetamine as well as cocaine, prescription pills and ephedrine. The jury's verdict caps a five-week trial in U.S.
SPORTS
May 18, 2001 | BILL CHRISTINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Trainer John Ward makes it sound so simple. In assessing young horses that he might buy at auction, Ward rates them in three categories: size, athleticism and soundness. The best number a horse can get from Ward for size is a 3, the maximum for athleticism a 5. The highest grade a horse can be given for soundness is an A. So Ward's capsule analysis of a horse can sometimes read like a shoe size.
SPORTS
April 13, 2001 | BILL CHRISTINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With her mother, two Jack Russell terriers and one cat in the car, Donna Ward drove from South Florida to Lexington, Ky., earlier in the week. Waiting for her at the other end were 42 horses that had been shipped ahead from Palm Beach Downs and Gulfstream Park, plus Hero's Tribute, the colt she will send into the Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland, where one of Saturday's three final important Kentucky Derby preps will be run.
NEWS
December 20, 1997 | SCOTT MARTELLE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On a dry day, Officer John Warde would have been on his bicycle patrolling neighborhoods as part of the city's Neighborhood Enhancement Team. But it rained Thursday, so Warde, 33, was assigned to a patrol car instead. That change in routine left him wounded and bleeding on North Batavia Street, one of only two people to survive being shot by Arturo Reyes Torres.
SPORTS
July 19, 1989 | CHRIS FOSTER, Times Staff Writer
The Orange County Sports Hall of Fame will induct four members tonight at its annual banquet at the Disneyland Hotel. Three of the names are highly recognizable; Bobby Grich, Dennis Harrah and Reggie Jackson had distinguished careers in Orange County. The fourth, the late John Ward, may not be as well-known, but his contributions to sports in the county are equal to the others. Ward is the only one of the four to grow up in the county.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 20, 1994 | CHIP JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
John F. Ward is an avid hiker and nature lover who could still scramble up a crooked mountain trail with the best of them, even after Alzheimer's disease began to whittle away his memory about 5 1/2 years ago, according to his wife. On Aug. 31, the retired civil servant, over objections from his wife, walked out of the house on a six-mile trek from his home in the 20000 block of Lassen Street to the Big 5 sporting goods store on Topanga Canyon Boulevard to buy a new pair of hiking shoes.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 21, 1996 | SCOTT HARRIS
When people talk with Simone Ward about her husband, John, the choice of verbs often creates hesitation. Simone understands. Either present tense or past is OK, she says, since she isn't sure herself. John Ward is, or was, a sturdy man who stands, or stood, 6 feet tall. He has, or had, a shock of white hair that is, or was, so striking that Simone and her sons do a double-take whenever they spot such locks. "It doesn't matter if the guy's 5 feet tall," says Dave Ward, 34.
SPORTS
June 7, 1995 | LON EUBANKS
It has taken pitcher Jon Ward almost three years to reach the potential Cal State Fullerton's coaches saw in him when he graduated from Huntington Beach High. But it appears he has finally made it. Ward, a 6-foot-6, 220-pound right-hander, turned in a sparkling performance for the Titans Monday in the College World Series, giving up only four hits in seven innings in an 11-1 victory over Tennessee. "For the past two years, I've really worked a lot on the mechanics of my pitching," Ward said.
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