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July 22, 1987 | RANDY HARVEY, Times Staff Writer
Jose Arreola does not have to look far for inspiration. His neighbor in East Los Angeles is Paul Gonzales. "I watched Paul at the '84 Olympics," said Arreola of the gold medalist in the 106-pound weight class. "He made it. I think I can make it." Arreola, 18, took a step in that direction Tuesday night at the Raleigh Civic Center, winning a decision, 4-1, over U.S. champion Arthur Johnson of Minneapolis for the championship in the 112-pound weight class at the U.S. Olympic Festival.
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July 22, 1987 | RANDY HARVEY, Times Staff Writer
Jose Arreola does not have to look far for inspiration. His neighbor in East Los Angeles is Paul Gonzales. "I watched Paul at the '84 Olympics," said Arreola of the gold medalist in the 106-pound weight class. "He made it. I think I can make it." Arreola, 18, took a step in that direction Tuesday night at the Raleigh Civic Center, winning a decision, 4-1, over U.S. champion Arthur Johnson of Minneapolis for the championship in the 112-pound weight class at the U.S. Olympic Festival.
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June 28, 2009 | Image staff
The Mariachi USA festival at the Hollywood Bowl last week drew scores of acts and fans for a 4 1/2 -hour immersion in singing, dancing, fireworks and style. A casual, colorful vibe prevailed in the crowd (denim was de rigueur) and traditional touches spilled from the stage into the stands. Of note: the hats. One standout appeared on Jose Alfredo Arreola of San Clemente, a singer who's embarking on his professional career at age 3 (and from the looks of it, taking it quite seriously).
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November 27, 1997 | KEVIN BAXTER
Juan Marse of Spain and Laura Restrepo of Colombia are being given two of Latin America's most prestigious literary prizes, to be awarded at the upcoming Guadalajara International Book Fair. Marse, 64, the author of 10 novels and a collection of short stories, will receive the seventh annual Juan Rulfo International Latin American and Caribbean Prize for Literature in ceremonies Nov. 29. The honor includes a $100,000 prize.
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July 17, 1993 | EARL GUSTKEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Light-flyweight champion Michael Carbajal makes his first ring appearance since his epic battle last March against Humberto Gonzalez, and lightweight Jorge Paez is poised for an upset of Freddie Pendleton in a couple of pay-per-view title fights at Caesars Palace tonight.
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December 5, 2001 | From Associated Press
Juan Jose Arreola, a nationalist Mexican author known for vivid short stories that used fantasy to tell tales of self-discovery, has died at 83, his son said. Orso Arreola told reporters that his father died Monday night at his Guadalajara home of cardiac failure related to a case of hydrocephalus that had left him bedridden since 1998. Born in Ciudad Guzman in Mexico's western state of Jalisco, Arreola never finished elementary school but taught himself how to read.
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August 1, 1987 | EARL GUSTKEY, Times Staff Writer
Two of the United States' three world champion amateur boxers made the U.S. Pan American Games boxing team Friday night, and a third will be a heavy favorite to make the 12-man team today at the Broadmoor Hotel. Chicago featherweight Kelcie Banks made it the easy way, on a walkover. Kenneth Gould, a hard-punching welterweight from Rockford, Ill., scored a 5-0 decision over Derrick Rolon of Elizabeth, N.J.
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July 31, 1987 | EARL GUSTKEY, Times Staff Writer
For a couple of years, U.S. Amateur Boxing Federation coaches have been waiting for a breakthrough performance by super-heavyweight Riddick Bowe, one that would stamp him as a 1988 Olympic Games medal prospect. It may have happened July 21, in the U.S. Olympic Festival boxing tournament at Raleigh, N.C., when he first scored a clean, one-punch knockout of Nathaniel Fitch, then won the Festival title by stopping Kevin Ford in the third round.
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August 2, 1987 | EARL GUSTKEY, Times Staff Writer
When a young, inexperienced American boxing team assembled in Reno 14 months ago for amateur boxing's world championships, some covered their eyes. A powerful Cuban team, hungry for international success after the 1984 Olympic boycott, seemed too much for the band of brave young Americans. And for the most part, they were. The Cubans won 7 of the 12 gold medals.
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February 4, 1988
The Azusa Pacific University men's basketball team struggled to a 2-14 record in the non-conference season but has been on a tear since the start of Golden State Athletic Conference play. The Cougars, who have improved to 9-14 (including one non-conference victory), are tied for first with Cal Lutheran in the GSAC at 6-1 heading into Azusa Pacific's game against Fresno Pacific at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Fresno. The Sunbirds entered the week at 2-4 in the GSAC and 3-16 overall.
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January 24, 2001 | CHRIS SHAFFER
El Camino Real High has taken over as ruler of the City Section after 12 years of domination by Chatsworth. The Conquistadores appear to be building a foundation for the City's next dominant run. Chatsworth loses many standouts after this season and El Camino Real has a bundle of young talent, and this season's success should attract good players to the school.
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