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December 28, 1990 | From Associated Press
Jonathan Bloch, son of the former owner of the Phoenix Suns, has confirmed he is negotiating to purchase the NBA Houston Rockets. "You are talking to somebody who conceivably could do the deal," Bloch told the Houston Chronicle. "I'm the one who is having conversations with the Rockets, not my father." Bloch's father Richard Bloch sold the Suns in 1987. Rockets owner Charlie Thomas' secretary said Thomas declined comment.
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December 29, 1990 | From Associated Press
L.A. real estate developer Jonathan Bloch, son of former Phoenix Sun owner Richard Bloch, said he is negotiating to purchase the Houston Rockets from Charlie Thomas.
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SPORTS
December 29, 1990 | From Associated Press
L.A. real estate developer Jonathan Bloch, son of former Phoenix Sun owner Richard Bloch, said he is negotiating to purchase the Houston Rockets from Charlie Thomas.
SPORTS
December 28, 1990 | From Associated Press
Jonathan Bloch, son of the former owner of the Phoenix Suns, has confirmed he is negotiating to purchase the NBA Houston Rockets. "You are talking to somebody who conceivably could do the deal," Bloch told the Houston Chronicle. "I'm the one who is having conversations with the Rockets, not my father." Bloch's father Richard Bloch sold the Suns in 1987. Rockets owner Charlie Thomas' secretary said Thomas declined comment.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 8, 1996
I was overwhelmed with calls regarding the Calendar article "New Ups and Downs for Santa Monica" (May 23) and was compelled to respond with this letter of clarification. Several important facts were overstated and significant credits were overlooked in the article written by Heidi Siegmund Cuda. For the record, in July of 1992, the Santa Monica Pier Restoration Corp. (PRC) under the guidance of then executive director John Gilchrest, issued a Request for Proposal to interested developer parties.
SCIENCE
February 5, 2009 | Thomas H. Maugh II
It was the mother of all snakes, a nightmarish behemoth as long as a school bus and as heavy as a Volkswagen Beetle that ruled the ancient Amazonian rain forest for 2 million years before slithering into nonexistence. Now this monster, which weighed in at 2,500 pounds, has resurfaced in fossils taken from an open-pit coal mine in Colombia, a startling example of growth gone wild.
NEWS
March 3, 1985 | JODY JACOBS
In the desert, one dazzling social event follows another this year (was it any different in '84?). To keep up you have to run--if you walk you won't make them all--with checkbook open and pen at the ready. Right on the heels of the giant Eisenhower Medical Center fund-raiser (it brought in well over $2 million) comes the Palm Springs Desert Museum's "A Night of Tribute" on Saturday.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 23, 1996 | HEIDI SIEGMUND CUDA, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
It's hard to miss the fact that high-tech and high-rise are the buzzwords of Southern California's amusement parks this summer. As are some icons: Universal Studios is relying on dinosaurs and Magic Mountain hopes to fly high with Superman when the parks unveil their newest rides next month. Santa Monica, too, is pulling out the stops this summer as its historic pier gets a $15-million face lift.
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February 15, 1987 | MARY LOU LOPER, Times Staff Writer
Telephones are chiming and conversations are buzzing over Otis/Parsons Critics Awards Fashion Show on May 2 in the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton. The big news is that the Otis/Parsons board of governors headed by Elaine Goldsmith has a yes from James Galanos to receive its Design Achievement Award. Since the haute couturier is premier on the fashion scene, everyone is elated.
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July 5, 1990 | KENNETH J. GARCIA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Los Angeles homeowners group that has voiced objections over potential environmental hazards posed by the development of nearly two dozen hillside home sites above Beverly Hills is paying a price for its protests. The developer of the sites has filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit against the North Beverly Drive-Franklin Canyon Homeowners Assn., claiming that the group broke an agreement not to delay the project. Association officers say the action, by R&R Hillcrest Development Co.
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April 17, 1991 | THOMAS BONK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Correctly answer these questions and you, too, can be a Houston Rocket scientist. 1. What is a Dream Shake? a. An alarm clock. b. Something with ice cream. c. Hakeem (the Dream) Olajuwon faking with the basketball. 2. Who is Mad Max? a. Mel Gibson. b. Cornbread Maxwell. c. Vernon Maxwell. 3. Is the "H" in Hakeem silent? a. Yes. b. No. c. Sometimes.
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July 8, 1990 | KENNETH J. GARCIA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Los Angeles homeowners group voicing objections over potential environmental hazards posed by the development of nearly two dozen hillside housing sites above Beverly Hills is paying a price for its protests. The developer of the sites has filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit against the North Beverly Drive-Franklin Canyon Homeowners Assn., claiming that the group broke an agreement not to delay the project. Association officers say the action, by R&R Hillcrest Development Co.
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