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May 13, 2012 | By Kevin Baxter
When the soccer competition TV show Sueno MLS debuted in 2007, its first winner was a 17-year-old Mexican American forward from Orange County named Flores. On Sunday the latest champion was revealed and he, too, is a 17-year-old Mexican American forward from Orange County named Flores. The first one, Jorge Flores, was from Anaheim while Sunday's winner, Armando Flores, is from neighboring Santa Ana. So see? Not so similar after all. Yet while basking in his victory, Armando said he hopes the differences don't stop there because Jorge Flores - who changed his surname to Villafana last winter to honor his mother - is in his sixth season in Major League Soccer with Chivas USA. And two months ago he was playing for the U.S. U-23 national team in the Olympic Trials.
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May 13, 2012 | By Kevin Baxter
When the soccer competition TV show Sueno MLS debuted in 2007, its first winner was a 17-year-old Mexican American forward from Orange County named Flores. On Sunday the latest champion was revealed and he, too, is a 17-year-old Mexican American forward from Orange County named Flores. The first one, Jorge Flores, was from Anaheim while Sunday's winner, Armando Flores, is from neighboring Santa Ana. So see? Not so similar after all. Yet while basking in his victory, Armando said he hopes the differences don't stop there because Jorge Flores - who changed his surname to Villafana last winter to honor his mother - is in his sixth season in Major League Soccer with Chivas USA. And two months ago he was playing for the U.S. U-23 national team in the Olympic Trials.
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May 9, 1986 | From Reuters
The Peruvian military, battling a surge of urban guerrilla violence, has rounded up 38,111 people and shot and killed four people in the last three months for curfew violations in Lima. War Minister Jorge Flores Torres said in an interview published Thursday in the newspaper El Nacional that soldiers detained the people for violating the 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. curfew. He said the "immense majority" have been freed but did not specify how many remained under arrest.
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January 3, 2003 | From Times Staff Reports
Three men pleaded not guilty Thursday to capital murder charges in connection with the deaths of two people in a hardware store during a botched robbery Dec. 17. Estrada Jorge Martinez, Alejandro Quinares Viveros and Jorge Flores Sandoval are being held in Los Angeles County Jail without bail. They are set to return to Superior Court on Feb. 4. Authorities said the men walked into Marce's Hardware near 45th and Main streets in Los Angeles with guns drawn.
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December 9, 2007 | Agustin Gurza, Times Staff Writer
DON CHETO is in the final stretch of his six-hour morning radio show, and you can feel another rant coming on. The roly-poly old man with the white hair and bushy mustache is a cranky country character who came here from a small town in Mexico years ago and hasn't stopped railing against the world ever since. On this particular morning, he's confronting his young on-air partner, Marlene Quinto, on one of his many pet peeves -- how women's liberation has ruined the lives of men.
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April 28, 1999 | ROBERTO J. MANZANO
A man convicted of molesting two young girls at a Van Nuys supermarket was sentenced Tuesday to 90 days in jail and ordered to receive counseling. Jorge Flores, 36, of Lynwood pleaded no contest to one count of sexual battery at Van Nuys Municipal Court on Monday, said Mike Qualls, a spokesman for the Los Angeles city attorney's office. Flores was placed on three years' probation and must register as a sex offender with local police, Qualls said.
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April 17, 1995
Jesus Flores Vargas, a longtime Oxnard resident, has died following a brief illness. He was 42. Vargas, who died Saturday at St. John's Regional Medical Center, was an employee of Burns Security Co. During leisure hours, Vargas enjoyed dancing, soccer and boxing, according to family members. Vargas, who was born in Tlaquitenango, Morelos, Mexico, is survived by his wife, Socorro Valencia Vargas; daughter Jackie Vargas; mother Maria Elena Fusilier; a sister, Sandra L.
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June 6, 1998
Los Angeles County sheriff's candidate Lee Baca formally announced his resignation Friday from the department to devote more time to his runoff campaign. "Resigning my position is the most difficult professional decision I have ever had to make," Baca, a 32-year department veteran, said in a prepared statement. Baca's plans were disclosed by his campaign earlier this week. Jorge Flores, Baca's campaign manager, said the candidate was taking an "all or nothing" approach to the general election.
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December 21, 2000
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May 25, 2008 | From the Associated Press
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. -- Jesse Marsch and Jorge Flores scored goals for Chivas USA, which withstood a late Colorado Rapids rally to post a 2-1 victory Saturday night at Dick's Sporting Goods Park. Chivas USA (3-4-2) has won consecutive games after enduring an 0-4-1 stretch. The Rapids (4-5-0) began the game leading the Western Conference but still are seeking their first consecutive victories this season.
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