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October 27, 1990 | KIM Q. BERKSHIRE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Johnny Sanders, a former Charger general manager and Ram director of player personnel, died early Friday morning of apparent heart failure. He was 68. He was pronounced dead at 3:29 a.m. at Grossmont Hospital in La Mesa, according to deputy coroner George Dickason. Sanders and Rick Smith, former Charger public relations director, both worked as administrative consultants to the San Diego Gulls, an International Hockey League team.
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February 19, 1995 | GARY CHAVEZ
Franklin 78, Van Nuys 51--Senior forward Johnny Sanders scored 27 points and grabbed nine rebounds in leading the Panthers to an easy win over Van Nuys in a first round City 3-A playoff game at Franklin. Franklin exploded in the first quarter with a 12-2 run in the first three minutes, as Sanders hit three successive three-point shots and a monster dunk.
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November 1, 1990 | DAVE DISTEL
Johnny Sanders never wanted or needed his own radio or television show or endorsed products or appeared in commercials. He would have laughed at the notion of writing an autobiography. He was just a guy like everyone else who had a job to do. He happened to be the Chargers' general manager. Although he considered the job to be important, he never considered himself important for doing it. This was, after all, a man who kept the lowest of profiles.
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October 23, 1994 | CHARLES SMITH, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Johnnie and Jeff. Fire and Ice. One, Johnnie Sanders, is an emotionally charged wide receiver, whose big-play ability lights a spark in the Franklin High football team. The other, Jeff Deno, is the composed quarterback, who calmly directs his offense downfield like a traffic cop during rush hour. Deno and Sanders have blended so well together that they have become the most potent quarterback-receiver combination in the Central City while placing Franklin among the area's elite teams.
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February 19, 1995 | GARY CHAVEZ
Franklin 78, Van Nuys 51--Senior forward Johnny Sanders scored 27 points and grabbed nine rebounds in leading the Panthers to an easy win over Van Nuys in a first round City 3-A playoff game at Franklin. Franklin exploded in the first quarter with a 12-2 run in the first three minutes, as Sanders hit three successive three-point shots and a monster dunk.
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October 27, 1990 | KIM Q. BERKSHIRE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Johnny Sanders, former Chargers general manager and Rams director of player personnel, died early Friday morning of apparent heart failure. He was 68. He was pronounced dead at 3:29 a.m. at Grossmont Hospital in La Mesa, according to deputy coroner George Dickason. Sanders and Rick Smith, former Chargers public relations director, both worked as administrative consultants to the San Diego Gulls, an International Hockey League team.
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October 23, 1994 | CHARLES SMITH, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Johnnie and Jeff. Fire and Ice. One, Johnnie Sanders, is an emotionally charged wide receiver, whose big-play ability lights a spark in the Franklin High football team. The other, Jeff Deno, is the composed quarterback, who calmly directs his offense downfield like a traffic cop during rush hour. Deno and Sanders have blended so well together that they have become the most potent quarterback-receiver combination in the Central City while placing Franklin among the area's elite teams.
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January 28, 1987
Steve Ortmayer, an assistant coach and executive with the Raiders for nine years, joined the San Diego Chargers Tuesday as director of football operations. The 42-year-old Ortmayer assumes wide-ranging responsibilities that once belonged to Johnny Sanders, who last month was reassigned to assistant to the president after serving as the Chargers' general manager.
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October 26, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Former Chargers General Manager Johnny Sanders, who ran the club in the team's glory years, died today of apparent heart failure, officials said. He was 68. Sanders, the Chargers' general manager from 1976 through 1987, was pronounced dead early today at Grossmont Hospital in suburban La Mesa, said deputy coroner George Dickason. Sanders, who was named NFL executive of the year in 1979, is best remembered for helping to assemble the "Air Coryell" Chargers teams of the late '70s and early '80s.
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November 1, 1990 | DAVE DISTEL
Johnny Sanders never wanted or needed his own radio or television show or endorsed products or appeared in commercials. He would have laughed at the notion of writing an autobiography. He was just a guy like everyone else who had a job to do. He happened to be the Chargers' general manager. Although he considered the job to be important, he never considered himself important for doing it. This was, after all, a man who kept the lowest of profiles.
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October 27, 1990 | KIM Q. BERKSHIRE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Johnny Sanders, a former Charger general manager and Ram director of player personnel, died early Friday morning of apparent heart failure. He was 68. He was pronounced dead at 3:29 a.m. at Grossmont Hospital in La Mesa, according to deputy coroner George Dickason. Sanders and Rick Smith, former Charger public relations director, both worked as administrative consultants to the San Diego Gulls, an International Hockey League team.
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October 27, 1990 | KIM Q. BERKSHIRE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Johnny Sanders, former Chargers general manager and Rams director of player personnel, died early Friday morning of apparent heart failure. He was 68. He was pronounced dead at 3:29 a.m. at Grossmont Hospital in La Mesa, according to deputy coroner George Dickason. Sanders and Rick Smith, former Chargers public relations director, both worked as administrative consultants to the San Diego Gulls, an International Hockey League team.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 18, 1985
A 21-year-old San Diego woman was stabbed to death during a fight at a Euclid Avenue apartment Sunday, and a 20-year-old woman was arrested in connection with the slaying, police reported. Yvonne Lee was found with multiple stab wounds to the chest in the walkway of the apartment building in the 4000 block of Euclid Avenue about 5 a.m., police said. She was taken to Villa View Community Hospital, where she died at 6:12 a.m.
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December 9, 1994 | BRYAN RODGERS
Jason Gaines scored 27 points and Nick Alexander added 20 points and 12 rebounds for Westlake High in a 84-64 victory over Franklin in pool play Thursday night at the Thousand Oaks tournament. The Warriors advanced to tonight's championship game against Washington. Westlake (2-0) outscored Franklin by 10 points in the second quarter for a 40-27 halftime lead. Johnny Sanders scored 28 points for Franklin (2-1). Washington 82, Thousand Oaks 45--The Generals' full-court pressure buried the Lancers.
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