CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 1, 2014 |
Four hikers were stranded between two rain-swollen waterways in Malibu Creek State Park on Saturday night as rescuers attempted to reach them. Because of the stormy weather, a helicopter could not access the area, which is near the 1900 block of Las Virgenes Road between a rock pool and a creek, said Michael Pittman, a supervising dispatcher for the Los Angeles County Fire Department. The hikers, who called for help about 7 p.m., are not in danger, but a search-and-rescue team was expected to take four or five hours to bring them out of the canyon.
November 15, 1999
PASSING *--* Player, Team Att Cmp Yds TD JIM MILLER, Bears 48 34 422 3 GUS FREROTTE, Lions 39 24 375 2 JEFF GEORGE, Vikings 44 25 374 3 BRAD JOHNSON, Redskins 33 18 313 2 KURT WARNER, Rams 29 19 283 2 STEVE BEUERLEIN, Panthers 39 24 283 1 TRENT DILFER, Buccaneers 27 17 270 2 BRETT FAVRE, Packers 50 26 260 1 RICH GANNON, Raiders 24 18 254 4 KENT GRAHAM, Giants 50 27 253 2 BILLY JOE TOLLIVER, Saints 15 12 242 1 CHRIS MILLER, Broncos 30 20 239 2 PEYTON MANNING, Colts 35 20 237 2 *--* RUSHING *--*
September 18, 1994 |
Jerome Oliver rushed for 220 yards and scored two touchdowns Saturday night to lead Fresno State to a 24-14 victory over Oregon State. Oliver, replacing injured tailback Michael Pittman, made his first collegiate start and set a Fresno State record with 37 carries, breaking the old mark of 34 shared by three others. The 220 yards was third-best in school history. Fresno State (2-2), which has won its last 12 home games, took a 7-0 lead in the first quarter on a one-yard run by Sal Mejico.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 3, 2013 |
An ammonia leak at a South Gate cheese factory sent two workers to the hospital early Tuesday morning, according to authorities. Los Angeles County firefighters responded to the report of an ammonia leak at 5 a.m. in the 5600 block of East Imperial Highway . The building, which manufactures Saputo Cheese USA , was evacuated and cordoned off after a worker reported falling ill, said L.A. County Fire Supervisor Michael Pittman. The...
September 11, 2000 |
Jake Plummer brought happy memories back to Arizona. The slender quarterback, criticized as a one-year wonder after taking the Cardinals to the playoffs in 1998 and then flopping last year when he had a hand injury, passed the Cardinals to a 32-31 victory over the Dallas Cowboys Sunday night. Plummer passed to David Boston for 63 yards on the Cardinals' last possession--a gain to the Dallas 22.
September 1, 1996 |
Tony Graziani's third touchdown pass of the game came in overtime as Oregon managed a 30-27 nonconference victory over Fresno State Saturday night. A 30-yard field goal by Oregon's Joshua Smith tied the score at 24-24 and sent the game into overtime, something new in college football this season. Fresno, on its first possession of the overtime, got a 35-yard field goal from Armen Torigian. But Oregon got a touchdown on a 25-yard pass play to Justin Wilcox to pull out the victory.
September 13, 1999 |
Jake Plummer is up to his old tricks. After his three first-quarter interceptions helped the Philadelphia Eagles take a 21-point lead, Plummer--the comeback artist--led the Arizona Cardinals to a 25-24 victory Sunday, with Chris Jacke making a 31-yard field goal as time ran out. "With 12 minutes left, I don't think I had to say it, but I did anyway. I said, 'We're down, but we're still in it,' " Plummer said. Then he walked down the benches telling his teammates, "You gotta believe!"