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SPORTS
July 15, 2012 | Eric Sondheimer
When it comes to star power, junior quarterback Alexander Diamont of Venice can more than hold his own. Whether directing the Gondoliers' offense or posing on a beach for a modeling assignment, Diamont knows how to stay cool, calm and focused. As a sophomore last season, he finished with 2,213 yards passing and 14 touchdowns with seven interceptions. The potential he displayed has Coach Angelo Gasca excited about what he might accomplish this fall. "He's tough and he's serious and has a good feel for the game and really loves it," Gasca said.
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SPORTS
April 20, 1990 | JOHN WEYLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Wendy Lian Williams is only 22, but she feels old. "I was watching the Miss Universe pageant the other night," she said, "and I started thinking about all the times I watched it as a kid. I was awed by all the beautiful women then. Now, I'm awed by all the beautiful girls ."
BUSINESS
November 26, 2010 | By Dean Kuipers, Los Angeles Times
Put solar panels where it's sunny, wind farms where it's windy. If only it were that simple. Choosing the best sites for renewable energy projects is a challenge for clean-power developers; selecting the right location and securing permits can take months, even years. That's because seemingly prime parcels may have endangered species, tricky topography or poor access to transmission lines. The local government could be hostile to incentive programs. Banks and utilities need to know exactly how much power is going to come off a site hour by hour and how much money it will make ?
BUSINESS
July 22, 1986 | GREG JOHNSON, Times Staff Writer
Eight leading drug, chemical and computer companies have formed a San Diego-based consortium to develop computer programs that will help them better understand the way molecules interact. The consortium could slash research costs and speed the development of new chemical and pharmaceutical products, said David H. Klipstein, president of Biosym Technologies, which has been organizing the group for the past year.
NEWS
April 17, 1986 | RAY RIPTON, Times Staff Writer
When Stacey Oversier first took up gymnastics in elementary school she found that she was too tall to do some of the routines, particularly tumbling and tricks on the bars. She decided to do something else and was torn between ballet and rhythmic gymnastics, a form of the sport that has only women performers and combines elements of dance and acrobatics. She decided on rhythmic gymnastics and has had great success, making the U. S. national team six times.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 22, 1992 | MICHAEL CONNELLY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Los Angeles police Friday arrested an Arleta man who allegedly posed as a photographer for a modeling agency to entice teen-age girls into posing in lingerie or in the nude and then sexually assaulted them. Police said Jack Cone, 52, is suspected of using the modeling scam for more than two years to entice victims--all Latinas from poor families in the central and northeastern San Fernando Valley.
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