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July 27, 1996 | JOHN LYNCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Standing all alone in the boathouse, Joseph Harper ran his trembling finger down the list of names posted at the Olympic Training Center. Harper, a 30-year-old Ventura native trying to make his first Olympic team, had been working on his canoe in the Chula Vista facility last month when he happened to glance at the bulletin board and spotted the notice announcing the members of the U.S. kayak and canoe teams. Is this any way to break the news, he wondered as he searched the list.
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July 27, 1996 | JOHN LYNCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Standing all alone in the boathouse, Joseph Harper ran his trembling finger down the list of names posted at the Olympic Training Center. Harper, a 30-year-old Ventura native trying to make his first Olympic team, had been working on his canoe in the Chula Vista facility last month when he happened to glance at the bulletin board and spotted the notice announcing the members of the U.S. kayak and canoe teams. Is this any way to break the news, he wondered as he searched the list.
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March 11, 1990 | SONJA BOLLE
In this latest installment of the Gies' study of medieval life (their previous books include "Life in a Medieval Castle" and "Life in a Medieval City"), the couple focuses on the English village of Elton. Using histories, material from archives and recent excavations at the town 70 miles outside of London, they piece together an account of daily life as it was experienced by a 13th-Century peasant.
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March 11, 1990 | SONJA BOLLE
In this latest installment of the Gies' study of medieval life (their previous books include "Life in a Medieval Castle" and "Life in a Medieval City"), the couple focuses on the English village of Elton. Using histories, material from archives and recent excavations at the town 70 miles outside of London, they piece together an account of daily life as it was experienced by a 13th-Century peasant.
NEWS
July 16, 1996
The San Fernando Valley-area and Ventura County athletes representing the United States in the Olympic Games are: Larry Amar, field hockey, Camarillo; Nick Butcher, field hockey, Simi Valley; Gail Castro, volleyball (beach), La Crescenta; David Collins, rowing, Thousand Oaks; Sheila Cornell, softball, Taft High; Rich Corso, water polo (head coach), Van Nuys (Harvard-Westlake High coach); Mark Crear, track (110-meter hurdles), Valencia.
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July 31, 1996 | Times Wire Services
The word is repechage, which for John Mooney of Eugene, Ore., and Peter Newton of Bellevue, Wash., means change tactics for a must-win second-chance race on Tuesday. Mooney and Newton won their repechage in the 1,000-meter kayak and qualified for Thursday's semifinal in the flatwater canoe and kayak competition. "This morning we were chopping up water trying to get down the water," Mooney said. "This afternoon it was a little more 'OK, let's think about the race here.' " Of five U.S.
SPORTS
August 13, 1989
Bill Shoemaker, thoroughbred horse racing's all-time winningest jockey with more than 8,800 victories, will be given a special day at the Del Mar on Sept. 10 as part of his farewell tour. Shoemaker, who will turn 58 on Aug. 19, announced last year he is retiring in February at Santa Anita, and he is touring race tracks around the world. General Manager Joseph Harper said Shoemaker will be honored with a ceremony. The $100,000 Budweiser Breeders' Cup stakes will be the featured race.
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September 11, 1996 | CARLOS V. LOZANO
Ventura County supervisors honored local Olympic athletes, their families and trainers during a ceremony and reception Tuesday. The supervisors presented a resolution recognizing the athletes for the hard work and dedication they displayed in the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta. But Supervisor Judy Mikels said the athletes' families were also deserving of recognition for their support and the sacrifices they have made over the years.
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August 2, 1996 | Times Wire Services
The U.S. team had five boats competing, but all failed to advance past the semifinals. "We didn't perform in front of the home crowd the way I would've liked," U.S. Coach Reg Hatch said. "It's disappointing." John Mooney and Peter Newton came close to the fourth place they needed to qualify for a chance at a medal, but they were edged at the finish line by Australians Peter Scott and Grant Leury in the 1,000-meter two-man race.
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January 29, 1997 | JOHN CANALIS
The Cecil B. DeMille Foundation in Los Angeles has donated $500,000 to Chapman University's School of Film and Television, a sign that the growing program is capturing the attention of Hollywood elite with Orange County connections. The gift, which was announced Tuesday, was made at the behest of Cecilia Presley and Joseph Harper, grandchildren of the master filmmaker, whose work includes "The Ten Commandments," "Samson and Delilah" and other biblical epics.
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October 27, 1993 | DWAYNE BRAY
A former police officer arrested last week in Oxnard in a 13-year-old New York bombing case asked a Ventura County judge Tuesday to force authorities to prove he is the right man before his extradition hearing. Joseph Hamilton Harper, 45, a former Woodbury, N.Y., police officer, asked for the identification hearing in Ventura County Municipal Court. Judge Bruce A. Clark granted the request and set the hearing for Nov. 9.
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October 24, 1993 | BRENDA DAY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A fugitive allegedly living under an assumed name in Oxnard was in the Ventura County Jail on Saturday after being arrested by FBI agents Friday for bombings he committed in Upstate New York while he was a police officer on duty in 1978, authorities said. Joseph Hamilton Harper, 45, had been using the alias of Donald Nagy while living in Oxnard during the past year, said Gary Auer, supervisor of the Ventura office of the FBI. Harper is a former Woodbury, N.Y.
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