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April 18, 2003 | Paul Gutierrez, Times Staff Writer
Just because it's uncharted territory doesn't mean it's terrain too tough to navigate. Fighting 12 rounds for the first time in his career, Jose Navarro successfully defended his International Boxing Assn. Continental Americas super-flyweight championship with a unanimous decision over Jorge Luis Gonzalez before 4,056 at the Olympic Auditorium on Thursday night. All three judges scored the bout, 118-110, as did The Times.
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April 25, 2004 | Paul Gutierrez, Times Staff Writer
Jose Navarro had just picked up the 20th win without a defeat in his professional career when his vanquished and bloodied opponent whispered in his ear in the center of the ring. "Eres fuerte," Martin Armenta said in Spanish through a crimson mask. You're strong. "I was just thinking, 'Then why didn't you go down?' " Navarro said with a sheepish grin. Indeed, the World Boxing Council's No.
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September 19, 2000 | From Associated Press
Jose Navarro took a step toward what he fervently hopes will be an Olympic boxing gold medal. The teenager from South-Central Los Angeles is sick of silver. Navarro, who has nine silver medals from various competitions, outpointed Hermensen Ballo of Indonesia, 16-10, at 112 pounds today and became the seventh U.S. boxer to advance. Jermain Taylor was scheduled to fight Dimitri Usagin of Bulgaria at 156 pounds later tonight in the Sydney Convention Center.
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April 23, 2004 | Paul Gutierrez, Times Staff Writer
Jose Navarro can feel the pressure. And he's enjoying every second of it. The perpetually up-and-coming super-flyweight is in new territory. He's being asked to carry the Latino banner as well as the undercard for a show short on Latino star power, even if Saturday night's main event is for the World Boxing Council's heavyweight championship.
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April 25, 2004 | Paul Gutierrez, Times Staff Writer
Jose Navarro had just picked up the 20th win without a defeat in his professional career when his vanquished and bloodied opponent whispered in his ear in the center of the ring. "Eres fuerte," Martin Armenta said in Spanish through a crimson mask. You're strong. "I was just thinking, 'Then why didn't you go down?' " Navarro said with a sheepish grin. Indeed, the World Boxing Council's No.
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April 23, 2004 | Paul Gutierrez, Times Staff Writer
Jose Navarro can feel the pressure. And he's enjoying every second of it. The perpetually up-and-coming super-flyweight is in new territory. He's being asked to carry the Latino banner as well as the undercard for a show short on Latino star power, even if Saturday night's main event is for the World Boxing Council's heavyweight championship.
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November 8, 2001 | PAUL GUTIERREZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jose Navarro heard the hype, saw the television spots and read the newspaper clips. He was sure he was about to join the likes of fellow Los Angeles natives Paul Gonzales and Oscar De La Hoya as an Olympic gold medalist. He would return home as the toast of the town, a conquering hero. But a not-so-funny thing happened to the 5-foot-5, 112-pounder on his way to glory--Navarro lost in Australia and came back empty-handed and without fanfare. "Maybe L.A.
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January 1, 1991 | CAROL WATSON and KENNETH R. WEISS, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Oxnard remained the murder capital of Ventura County in 1990, recording a 50% increase in homicides that contrasted with a slight decline in murders for the county as a whole. Nine of the county's 20 homicides during the year took place in Oxnard, up from six murders there in 1989. Across the county, homicides dropped slightly from 23 in 1989. The decline in the county's overall murder total continued a decade-long decline from a high of 38 county homicides in 1980.
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June 24, 1985 | Associated Press
Jose Luis Navarro won the 84th Spanish road cycling championship Sunday. Navarro covered the 147 miles in a time of 5 hours, 48 minutes and 14 seconds, at an average speed of 25 miles per hour. Pello Ruiz Cabestany was second and Javier Castellar finished third in a field of 102.
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September 19, 2000
For complete coverage of the Sydney Olympics, including audio commentary from Times columnist Bill Plaschke, photo galleries and up-to-the-minute stories and results, go to http://www.latimes.com/olympics. Among the stories that will be available this morning from Sydney: * Men's basketball, United States vs. Italy * Gymnastics, Women's team final * Swimming, Men's 100-meter freestyle semifinals * Men's soccer, United States vs. Kuwait GLANCE STARS Jose Navarro, U.S.
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April 18, 2003 | Paul Gutierrez, Times Staff Writer
Just because it's uncharted territory doesn't mean it's terrain too tough to navigate. Fighting 12 rounds for the first time in his career, Jose Navarro successfully defended his International Boxing Assn. Continental Americas super-flyweight championship with a unanimous decision over Jorge Luis Gonzalez before 4,056 at the Olympic Auditorium on Thursday night. All three judges scored the bout, 118-110, as did The Times.
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November 8, 2001 | PAUL GUTIERREZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jose Navarro heard the hype, saw the television spots and read the newspaper clips. He was sure he was about to join the likes of fellow Los Angeles natives Paul Gonzales and Oscar De La Hoya as an Olympic gold medalist. He would return home as the toast of the town, a conquering hero. But a not-so-funny thing happened to the 5-foot-5, 112-pounder on his way to glory--Navarro lost in Australia and came back empty-handed and without fanfare. "Maybe L.A.
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September 19, 2000 | From Associated Press
Jose Navarro took a step toward what he fervently hopes will be an Olympic boxing gold medal. The teenager from South-Central Los Angeles is sick of silver. Navarro, who has nine silver medals from various competitions, outpointed Hermensen Ballo of Indonesia, 16-10, at 112 pounds today and became the seventh U.S. boxer to advance. Jermain Taylor was scheduled to fight Dimitri Usagin of Bulgaria at 156 pounds later tonight in the Sydney Convention Center.
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December 12, 1990 | United Press International
An 86-year-old man outran a would-be bicycle thief, sprinting about 300 yards to save his bike and nab the 11-year-old suspect for police. "He fought back," Jose Navarro said Monday after he reclaimed his bicycle. "He tried to get loose, and I warded off his licks." Navarro, a retired test driver, said he had parked his 12-speed bicycle on a street corner so he could purchase a newspaper when the boy tried to take the bike.
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September 23, 1985
A self-styled exorcist was arrested on suspicion of kidnaping a young woman and her two children by telling the mother that she was possessed by evil spirits. Los Angeles Police Sgt. Steve Moede said the victim, 23, and several witnesses walked into the Foothill Division station to accuse Jose Navarro, 63, of Stockton of having used the young woman's fear of spirits to force her to have sex with him as part of a so-called rite of exorcism.
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