July 30, 1986 |
Three-time collegiate All-American Val Rosas of Buena Park scored the biggest victory of his career by winning the gold medal in archery at the U.S. Olympic Festival Tuesday. Rosas, who entered the final round in fourth place, upset two-time Olympic champion Darrell Pace and seven-time national titlist Rick McKinney. He shot a perfect 60 for six arrows to start the 30-meter portion and finished with 89 points.
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December 5, 2011
Bill McKinney Character actor was in 'Deliverance' Bill McKinney, 80, a character actor who carved out a career playing rough-and-tumble villains, most notably the backwoods man who sexually assaults Ned Beatty's character in the 1972 film "Deliverance," died Thursday of esophageal cancer at Valley Presbyterian Hospice in Van Nuys, said close friend Julie Mondin. Mondin was assisting McKinney with his autobiography, which has not yet been published. A Tennessee native, McKinney inhabited the key role of one of the backwoods locals who terrorize Beatty, Burt Reynolds, Jon Voight and Ronny Cox during a river rafting trip gone bad in John Boorman's "Deliverance.
May 13, 1998 |
The son of a prominent Fresno family was convicted Tuesday of murdering his parents and sister with the help of a college dorm mate in a plot to inherit the family's $8-million estate. After 11 days of deliberations, a Fresno County Superior Court jury found that 26-year-old Dana Ewell hired his college friend, Joel Radovcich, to kill his family so they could split the family's fortune. Both were found guilty in the murders of Dale Ewell, 59; his wife, Glee, 57, and their daughter, Tiffany, 24.
February 28, 2013 |
Kristy Choo, the owner of Jin Patisserie, is closing her popular 10-year-old Venice sweets shop and cafe on March 24. “It's one of those things that is not within my control,” Choo says. “Rent is going up like crazy on Abbot Kinney.” She says at one point her landlord was seeking a tenant that could pay $40,000 a month. Choo says she would like to find a new retail location but meanwhile has opened a new production facility in Culver City. Her entire kitchen staff has moved to the new 6,000-square-foot space, where she will focus on wholesale orders.
November 5, 2003 |
UCLA redshirt freshman forward Matt McKinney will sit out six to eight weeks because of a fractured bone in his left foot, the school said Tuesday. The 6-foot-8 McKinney, who is not expected to be a major contributor this season, is wearing a protective walking boot. McKinney also played on the Bruin volleyball team last spring. -- Mike DiGiovanna
July 12, 1995 |
Montgomery (Monty) Nelson McKinney, former chairman of advertising juggernaut Chiat/Day and believed to be the oldest working adman in the nation, has died at age 85. McKinney, most recently vice chairman of the Kresser Stein Robaire ad agency, died Saturday of pneumonia at St. Johns Hospital in Santa Monica. He spent most of his career with the Doyle Dane Bernbach (now DDB/Needham) agency, but moved to the neophyte Chiat/Day in 1975 when he reached DDB's mandatory retirement age of 65.
April 16, 2006
Re "Going ghetto," Opinion, April 12 "Ghetto" and "wench" have been around for a long time and have no specific reference to African Americans. "Ho," on the other hand, appears to be a more recent usage. Meanwhile, Rep. Cynthia A. McKinney (D-Ga.) is guilty of a number of things that have nothing to do with skin color -- forgetting her I.D. pin, arguing even though she was clearly wrong, thinking the rules don't apply to her and getting physical with a Capitol Hill guard. Black people, whether they serve in Congress or not, have no monopoly on "acting foolishly" -- many whites have been expert at playing that role.
March 25, 1994
Hoover High sophomore Tina Kinney threw the first no-hitter of her career and struck out 10 to lead the Tornadoes to a 6-0 victory Thursday over Eisenhower in a nonleague game. Kinney (6-4), a right-hander, walked one and faced only two batters over the minimum. It is the first no-hitter by a Hoover pitcher since last year's graduation of Nancy Evans, whose 24 no-hitters rank fifth in Southern Section history. Evans is now pitching for top-ranked Arizona.
February 26, 2000 |
Ed McKinney's three-point basket from the wing with 10 seconds remaining lifted third-seeded Inglewood High to a 43-42 victory over Santa Margarita in a Southern Section Division II-AA boys' basketball quarterfinal playoff game Friday night at Inglewood Morningside. "It was definitely not the kind of shot we wanted," said Inglewood Coach Patrick Roy, whose team improved to 25-4, "but under the circumstances, we'll take it." McKinney finished with nine points--all on three-point shots.
November 8, 2001 |
Matt McKinney, a 6-foot-8 basketball and volleyball standout from Santa Ynez High, said Wednesday he has accepted a basketball scholarship to UCLA. McKinney is considered among the nation's top young volleyball players but believes he can be equally successful in basketball once he devotes his full attention to the sport. He averaged 22 points and 13 rebounds in basketball last season and helped Santa Ynez win a third consecutive Division III volleyball championship.