CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 19, 2003 |
Dan Joseph is a huge sports fan. He reads the sports section religiously and, so, knows that San Francisco 49ers Coach Steve Mariucci got fired last week although the team made the playoffs. He knows that UCLA basketball coach Steve Lavin, who has taken five teams to the Sweet 16, is a dead man walking because the new athletic director has already fired a football coach whose team wasn't struggling nearly as much as Lavin's. Such is the life of a high-profile coach.
November 24, 1994 |
The former manager of a popular Santa Monica sports bar is suing her ex-employer, claiming that her bosses canceled her health insurance after learning she was pregnant. Patricia Roman-Neary, 30, former general manager of Legends, on The Promenade in Santa Monica, alleges she was the victim of sexual harassment and discrimination in violation of the California Fair Employment and Housing Act.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 8, 1985 |
Santa Ana City Manager Robert Bobb isn't modest about the development he predicts for his city: a 21-story office tower to accentuate the downtown, a 67-acre high-tech center, a $400-million shopping mall and now an arena he hopes will attract a professional basketball team. Bobb says the domed arena and the hoped-for National Basketball Assn. team could spark his efforts to redevelop an aging city. "I think it's clear we don't have a Boston Commons or even a Seal Beach Pier.
November 30, 1989 |
A development company announced this week that it has dropped plans for a four-screen theater with underground parking as part of its proposed La Canada Village shopping center. The management of the company, Sport Chalet, made the announcement at the La Canada Flintridge Planning Commission meeting Tuesday night. The shift was made in response to community opposition to the shopping center.
March 3, 2013 |
Tim Harris once played goalie for the Los Angeles Lazers, an indoor soccer team owned by Jerry Buss. Harris, now an executive with the Lakers, said that as he looks back it was obvious what Buss was doing. "He was setting up these labs for his kids to learn," Harris said. "That's how Jeanie learned and that's how I learned. Jeanie and I chuckle at it now. It wasn't that long ago we were sitting in roller hockey league meetings and now we're sitting in NBA league meetings. " Buss earned his fame and accolades by owning the Lakers and Kings.
July 15, 2005 |
Usher, the 26-year-old R&B star who began singing at age 6, has opened a summer camp in his hometown of Atlanta to help some other prodigies-in-training. One hundred and fifty campers, ages 8 to 18, hole up at Clark Atlanta University for two weeks, honoring their specialties -- either singing, dancing or basketball -- and learning about the respective industries.