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June 17, 1992
John Weiss, a UC Irvine assistant professor of psychobiology and neurology, has been named a 1992 Pew Scholar in biomedical sciences. Weiss is one of 20 junior faculty at research and medical schools across the country chosen by the Pew Charitable Trusts of Philadelphia for their promise in basic science or research that will advance human health.
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BUSINESS
December 12, 1999
"Callaway Earns a Double Bogey . . ." [Stock Exchange, Nov. 23] by James Peltz and Michael Hiltzik caused quite a stir around here. I appreciate conversational tone and breezy writing, and compliment both of you on your facility with the language. You have an uncommon ability to entertain the reader, a key element of style. But informing the reader is equally important, and it is on this point that we must differ. Some of the opinions you expressed in an attempt to bolster your points of view were mystifying to many of us here at the company.
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BUSINESS
December 12, 1999
"Callaway Earns a Double Bogey . . ." [Stock Exchange, Nov. 23] by James Peltz and Michael Hiltzik caused quite a stir around here. I appreciate conversational tone and breezy writing, and compliment both of you on your facility with the language. You have an uncommon ability to entertain the reader, a key element of style. But informing the reader is equally important, and it is on this point that we must differ. Some of the opinions you expressed in an attempt to bolster your points of view were mystifying to many of us here at the company.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 17, 1992
John Weiss, a UC Irvine assistant professor of psychobiology and neurology, has been named a 1992 Pew Scholar in biomedical sciences. Weiss is one of 20 junior faculty at research and medical schools across the country chosen by the Pew Charitable Trusts of Philadelphia for their promise in basic science or research that will advance human health.
SPORTS
September 19, 1985
The Cal State Fullerton men's water polo team won its first match of the season Wednesday by beating Pomona-Pitzer, 14-11, at Fullerton. The Titans (1-2-1) trailed, 3-0, in the first quarter, but rallied to tie the match, 5-5, with two seconds left in the second quarter. Fullerton then took the lead, 7-6, with 5:13 to go in the third quarter, and led the rest of the way. J.B.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 8, 1992
What do abortion, incest, rape, wife beating, child molesting, and child abuse have in common? Human beings abusing the physical power given to them by nature. Abortion is now acceptable irresponsibility and politically correct violence. Abortion is not the only form of violence toward other humans in America, but it is the one violent act that is condoned and legalized in America. JOHN A. WEISS Newbury Park
ENTERTAINMENT
March 7, 1988 | CHRIS PASLES
A basso from Irvine took first-place honors in the Third Annual Mario del Monaco Vocal Competition Saturday at St. Boniface Church in Anaheim. John Weiss, 36, won the $500 top prize for singing "Che mai vegg'io" from Verdi's "Ernani" and "La calunnia" from Rossini's "Il Barbieri di Siviglia." The second-place prize of $300 went to mezzo-soprano Suzanna Guzman from Pasadena. Guzman, who did not give her age, sang arias from Menotti's "The Medium" and Bizet's "Carmen."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 2, 1996 | MIGUEL HELFT
A Ventura High School English teacher's lawsuit against two former students who had stolen and duplicated a rubber stamp she used to validate homework assignments has been settled. Sue McEwen's suit attracted support from educators throughout the country, and a fund set up to pay for her legal expenses received more than $1,500 in donations. "She is satisfied with the settlement," said Lawrence Trygstad, a Los Angeles attorney who represented McEwen.
BUSINESS
July 29, 2000 | Times wire services
Fleetwood Enterprises Inc. announced the departure of two executives from its recreational vehicle business, which it said isn't performing as expected. Richard E. Parks, senior vice president of the recreational vehicle group, and John R. Weiss, vice president of the motor homes division, stepped down effective immediately, the Riverside-based company said. "We appreciate the many contributions made by Mr. Parks and Mr.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 18, 1995 | CATHERINE SAILLANT
Ventura teachers overwhelmingly agreed in a survey that about $800,000 in one-time state funds should be used to buy art supplies, blackboards, books, computer software and maps. Classroom supplies beat out computer technology, repairs and maintenance and even teacher bonuses as the most pressing financial need, said John Weiss, president of the Ventura Unified Education Assn. About a third of the labor union's 650 members responded to the survey, Weiss said Tuesday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 13, 1995 | CATHERINE SAILLANT
Teachers in Ventura's public schools have approved a labor pact that will give them a 3.73% raise this year, the first significant pay hike in four years, union leaders said Tuesday. Under the new three-year contract, beginning teachers in the Ventura Unified School District will earn $23,947 a year. Instructors with 30 years of experience and a master's degree can earn up to $50,849, said union President John Weiss. The 650 teachers in the Ventura Unified Education Assn.
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November 8, 1991 | KRISTINA LINDGREN
Seven promising young medical researchers at UC Irvine have been awarded a total of $60,000 in grants to launch their research careers. The recipients were chosen by the Medical Research and Education Society, a UCI support group of prominent Orange County business and medical community leaders, said MRES spokeswoman Kimberly Capwell. The seven, chosen from among 28 candidates, will receive from $7,000 to $11,000 each, depending on their project needs.
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