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March 22, 1993 | TRACEY KAPLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
They weigh less than two ounces apiece, but these little devils pack a wallop. And they're invading Granada Hills. But when someone tried to do something about them, there was an even greater outcry. The greatest suburban threat since crabgrass? Errant golf balls. And the solution creating even more problems? A 70-foot fence erected to stop them from raining down on back yards, cars, houses and swimming pools, leaving a trail of dented hoods and broken windows. "It was a war zone--we were afraid to sit in our own back yards," said Jioia Nelson, whose house overlooks Knollwood Golf Course off Balboa Boulevard north of Rinaldi Street.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 22, 1993 | TRACEY KAPLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
They weigh less than two ounces apiece, but these little devils pack a wallop. And they're invading Granada Hills. But when someone tried to do something about them, there was an even greater outcry. The greatest suburban threat since crabgrass? Errant golf balls. And the solution creating even more problems? A 70-foot fence erected to stop them from raining down on back yards, cars, houses and swimming pools, leaving a trail of dented hoods and broken windows. "It was a war zone--we were afraid to sit in our own back yards," said Jioia Nelson, whose house overlooks Knollwood Golf Course off Balboa Boulevard north of Rinaldi Street.
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March 27, 1988
Joe White has been the golf coach at Granada Hills High for 23 years. In the first 22, his team had racked up a grand total of one hole-in-one. In two days last week, the Highlanders made two, both at Knollwood Golf Course in Granada Hills, the team's home course. Kevin Gassman, a senior, aced the 13th hole Tuesday. A couple of days later, junior Dan Bowman aced the 17th hole. Both holes are par-3s. "Bowman was playing with our No.
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April 10, 1996
Rick Nadeau, a power-hitting outfielder at College of the Canyons, has committed to Cal State Northridge. First baseman George Tavaglione of Riverside Arlington High and pitcher-third baseman Rick Chessman of Servite High have committed to Pepperdine. Jim DeBiase, a right-handed pitcher at Pierce, has committed to University of the Pacific. Mike Amundson, a pitcher at Newbury Park High, will sign with University of San Diego.
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March 23, 1988 | STEVE ELLING
Taft High golf Coach Ray O'Connor, who led the team to the City Section title last season, was released from Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Woodland Hills on Tuesday after suffering a mild heart attack March 10. O'Connor, 58, said he felt minor chest pain while playing at Knollwood Golf Course in Granada Hills on March 9. The pain intensified the next morning as he drove to school. "I took a breath and it felt like a blast of cold air," he said. "I knew something wasn't right."
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June 23, 1999 | NICHOLAS RICCARDI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Just in time for summer, the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday agreed to eliminate fees charged for using the county's 30 public pools. The fees of $2 for adults and $1 for children were a last-ditch grab for revenue implemented in 1994, as the county tottered on the brink of bankruptcy. Five years later, the county is in the black and hiring 5,000 workers. "We can afford it, and it's the right thing to do," said Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky, who proposed the rollback.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 29, 2013 | By Ari Bloomekatz and Joseph Serna
A black bear spotted in a tree at a Granada Hills school Tuesday barreled from yard to yard, took a breather on the the front steps of a church, and scurried onto a golf course past onlookers as it evaded capture. The bear's odyssey began about 7 a.m. after it was spotted at the North Valley Charter Academy campus on Rinaldi Street. The bear climbed a tree at the rear of the campus, where it remained as students were escorted inside the school.  The chase began after a low-flying helicopter spooked the bear out of the tree.
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October 30, 2013 | By Jason Wells
The 150-pound black bear that evaded police in Granada Hills for roughly 12 hours Tuesday before its capture was able to do so despite being hit with four tranquilizer darts, a state wildlife official said. The bear, which scurried from a school, across several yards and into a golf course Tuesday morning, was under brief observation before being released deep into Los Padres National Forest on Wednesday, said Andrew Hughan, a spokesman for the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
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January 4, 1990
The inaugural Bret Saberhagen golf tournament, a fund-raiser for the baseball team at his alma mater, Cleveland High, has been set for Feb. 3 at the Knollwood Golf Course in Granada Hills. Saberhagen, a two-time Cy Young Award winner, is expected to be joined by several major leaguers, including fellow Kansas City Royal pitcher Mark Gubicza, who lives in Porter Ranch. Fees for the tournament, which include golf, electric cart and a steak dinner, are $60 per person.
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February 18, 1998
Nicole Sanchez scored 29 points for Cal Lutheran, but her defense was the game-saver. Sanchez blocked a last-second three-point shot to preserve the Regals' 74-71 victory over Occidental in a Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference women's basketball game Tuesday night at Occidental. Sanchez made 10 of 15 shots and blocked the last shot by Bobbie Celaya, who played at North Hollywood High.
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November 17, 1994 | STEVE ELLING, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For golfer Darren Angel, being a two-time junior All-American meant the college recruiting activity was hot and heavy. Sure, it was fun. Sure, the attention was flattering. Initially, anyway. "It was great for about the first week or two," Angel said. "Then it became a pain in the butt." Angel ended a week of speculation Wednesday when he announced he had signed a letter of intent with Arizona State, a perennial NCAA power. He also was considering Nevada Las Vegas and USC.
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