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February 6, 2013 | By Chris Foster
UCLA lost three senior starters from the defensive secondary, and it was not a unit that overly distinguished itself in 2012. Help is on the way. Defensive backs Tahaan Goodman and Johnny Johnson have signed letter of intents to play for the Bruins. GRAPHIC: UCLA recruits Goodman, a safety from Rancho Cucamonga High School, is ranked seventh at his position by Scout.com and ninth by Rivals.com. Johnson, a cornerback from Fresno Central High School, is ranked eighth at his position by Scout.com.
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December 7, 2013 | By Steve Galluzzo
Unbeaten St. John Bosco has a 10-7 lead at halftime of the Pac-5 Division final, but it's been anything but easy for the Braves.  Mater Dei took a 7-0 lead when Johnny Johnson blocked a punt and recovered the ball in the end zone early in the second quarter. St. John Bosco capitalized on good field position to score points on two drives, taking the lead on a nine-yard pass from Josh Rosen to Jaleel Wadood 1:45 before halftime. Linebacker Ben Humphreys has two sacks for Mater Dei, which has been limited to 19 yards rushing and 55 total yards.
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December 7, 2013 | By Steve Galluzzo
Johnny Johnson blocked a punt and recovered it in the end zone and Mater Dei has struck first in tonight's Pac-5 Division final at Angel Stadium. Despite punting on all three of their offensive possessions the Monarchs lead unbeaten St. John Bosco 7-0 early in the second quarter.  
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December 7, 2013 | By Steve Galluzzo
Johnny Johnson blocked a punt and recovered it in the end zone and Mater Dei has struck first in tonight's Pac-5 Division final at Angel Stadium. Despite punting on all three of their offensive possessions the Monarchs lead unbeaten St. John Bosco 7-0 early in the second quarter.  
ENTERTAINMENT
March 31, 1989
Former Rams defensive back Johnny Johnson, now a member of the Seattle Seahawks organization, is rooting for the financially strapped L.P. Repertory in Tustin. And he is bringing former teammates with him tonight to see the current production, "The Night of January 16th," says theater manager William Durkin. Why the interest? Johnson's wife, Julie Gray, is playing one of the major roles in Ayn Rand's courtroom drama.
SPORTS
December 12, 1993 | From Associated Press
The New York Jets have now failed to score a touchdown in 14 quarters, but on Saturday they faced an offense even more inept than theirs. The result was a 3-0 victory over the Washington Redskins, who never got inside the Jets' 30-yard line. The only score of the game was Cary Blanchard's 45-yard field goal late in the first quarter on the Jets' first possession. "A real offensive outburst, right?" Jet Coach Bruce Coslet said.
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October 8, 1995 | From Associated Press
The Illinois defense came to the rescue again. The Illini forced four turnovers and turned two of them into touchdowns on passes by Scott Weaver in a 17-10 Big Ten victory Saturday over Indiana. Weaver, making his first start of the season, passed 25 yards to George McDonald for the first touchdown after an Indiana fumble in the second quarter and 14 yards to Ty Douthard for the second touchdown after an interception by Dennis Stallings in the third.
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December 7, 2013 | By Steve Galluzzo
Unbeaten St. John Bosco has a 10-7 lead at halftime of the Pac-5 Division final, but it's been anything but easy for the Braves.  Mater Dei took a 7-0 lead when Johnny Johnson blocked a punt and recovered the ball in the end zone early in the second quarter. St. John Bosco capitalized on good field position to score points on two drives, taking the lead on a nine-yard pass from Josh Rosen to Jaleel Wadood 1:45 before halftime. Linebacker Ben Humphreys has two sacks for Mater Dei, which has been limited to 19 yards rushing and 55 total yards.
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October 30, 2013 | By Eric Sondheimer
 St. John Bosco quarterback Josh Rosen and Mater Dei quarterback Chase Forrest figure to face one of their toughest challenges of the season on Friday night from secondary talent that is overflowing in a Trinity League showdown at St. John Bosco. St. John Bosco has the college-bound foursome of Jaleel Wadood (California), Naijiel Hale (Arizona),  Chandler Hawkins (Air Force) and Brett Baldwin (undecided). Mater Dei has Jonathan Lockett (Washington), Johnny Johnson and Matthew Rockett, all of whom are fast, aggressive and tough.
SPORTS
October 30, 2013 | By Eric Sondheimer
 St. John Bosco quarterback Josh Rosen and Mater Dei quarterback Chase Forrest figure to face one of their toughest challenges of the season on Friday night from secondary talent that is overflowing in a Trinity League showdown at St. John Bosco. St. John Bosco has the college-bound foursome of Jaleel Wadood (California), Naijiel Hale (Arizona),  Chandler Hawkins (Air Force) and Brett Baldwin (undecided). Mater Dei has Jonathan Lockett (Washington), Johnny Johnson and Matthew Rockett, all of whom are fast, aggressive and tough.
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August 26, 2013 | By Chris Foster
UCLA football Coach Jim Mora greeted reporters Monday with an announcement: "I'm going to give you my first and last in-season injury report. You ready? Everybody is fine; everybody is good. " Mora laughed, but then actually did read off a list. Most important was who was not mentioned. All-American linebacker Anthony Barr and starting left tackle Simon Goines weren't on the list. Both are expected to be in the Bruins' lineup when UCLA opens against Nevada on Saturday at the Rose Bowl.
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August 23, 2013 | By Chris Foster
UCLA Coach Jim Mora went into name-dropping mode Friday. Asked what first-year freshmen would, or could, see action, Mora named 17 of the team's 25, though he noted that cornerback Johnny Johnson is injured. But, he said, "Playing well is one thing. Playing well enough to win is another. That is still to be determined. My sense about these kids, and hopefully it's confirmed as we go through the season, is it's not too big for them. " The Bruins used 12 first-year freshmen in 2012.
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February 6, 2013 | By Chris Foster
UCLA lost three senior starters from the defensive secondary, and it was not a unit that overly distinguished itself in 2012. Help is on the way. Defensive backs Tahaan Goodman and Johnny Johnson have signed letter of intents to play for the Bruins. GRAPHIC: UCLA recruits Goodman, a safety from Rancho Cucamonga High School, is ranked seventh at his position by Scout.com and ninth by Rivals.com. Johnson, a cornerback from Fresno Central High School, is ranked eighth at his position by Scout.com.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 14, 2005 | Randy Lewis, Times Staff Writer
Johnnie Johnson, the St. Louis pianist whose popular early-1950s trio was the launching pad for a young guitarist named Chuck Berry and who played a key role in the sound of Berry's genre-defining hits, such as "Rock and Roll Music" and "Roll Over Beethoven," died Wednesday. He was 80. He died of natural causes, his publicist said. A friend said he had been hospitalized last month with pneumonia and was on dialysis for a kidney ailment. One of Berry's best-known songs, "Johnny B.
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February 4, 2001 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Johnnie Johnson, who shot down 38 enemy aircraft, making him the Royal Air Force's top gun in World War II, has died. Johnson died Tuesday at his home in Buxton in Derbyshire after an illness, said his friend, retired Air Chief Marshal Sir Christopher Foxley-Norris. He was 85. Johnson's career began inauspiciously. At first rejected by the Auxiliary Air Force, he joined the RAF Volunteer Reserves in the summer of 1940. He crashed a Spitfire on his fourth flight.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 13, 1986 | DAN SULLIVAN
It was interesting to hear Frank Sinatra sing "The House I Live In" at the Statue of Liberty last weekend. I hadn't heard it since my eighth-grade class sang it at graduation in the late 1940s. It fell from favor a few years later, when its composer, Earl Robinson, was accused of being a communist. Apparently it has been rehabilitated. The weekend before saw the return of a work that had been in exile even longer: "Johnny Johnson."
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August 23, 2013 | By Chris Foster
UCLA Coach Jim Mora went into name-dropping mode Friday. Asked what first-year freshmen would, or could, see action, Mora named 17 of the team's 25, though he noted that cornerback Johnny Johnson is injured. But, he said, "Playing well is one thing. Playing well enough to win is another. That is still to be determined. My sense about these kids, and hopefully it's confirmed as we go through the season, is it's not too big for them. " The Bruins used 12 first-year freshmen in 2012.
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April 28, 1998 | DAVE McKIBBEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
He looks as though he could still play some safety, but Johnnie Johnson releases his aggressions on a tennis ball these days. He finds competition not in shutting down No. 80 in a red and white jersey, but in opening up young people's minds to new horizons. "The greatest satisfaction I enjoyed was playing football," Johnson said. "I didn't know if there was anything that could give me that same satisfaction. My work with young kids comes as close to that feeling as anything."
NEWS
February 2, 1997 | DINAH WISENBERG BRIN, ASSOCIATED PRESS
Brokenhearted over a woman, Johnny Jay Johnson spent all his money on a bus ticket from Virginia and rolled into town five years ago in tears, planning to kill himself. Today, he's married, owns a two-bedroom house, works as a salesman, invests at a brokerage house and preaches positive thinking and self-discipline, sounding not unlike the speakers on motivational tapes he listens to daily. Now 40, he's confident he'll reach his goal of having $2 million by the time he's 54.
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