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February 25, 2010 |
Things started heating up inside skid row's Central City Community Church of the Nazarene moments after its doors opened for Sunday morning services of gospel music, prayer and redemption. Members of the church band, Skid Row Praise, sang, swayed and clapped hard and fast to the pounding of voices, percussion, organ, guitar and saxophone. Dozens of men and women, many of them homeless, danced in the aisles. Even Senior Pastor Jeffrey R. Thomas, 46, was rocking side to side when he stepped up to the pulpit, reveling in the unbridled energy.
March 21, 2001
Timothy Jara's pinch-hit single in the bottom of the eighth inning gave Vanguard a 1-0 victory over Point Loma Nazarene in a nonconference baseball game Tuesday at Point Loma. Marcus Harris (5-1) pitched a four-hit shutout for Vanguard (18-9). In Golden State Athletic Conference softball: Point Loma Nazarene 2-2, Concordia 1-3--With a run in the bottom of the seventh in the second game, the Eagles (19-13, 6-4) earned a split with the NAIA's third-ranked team.
July 25, 2000
The dilemma one faces when attempting to avoid social sensitivities on pedestals of such absurd heights is forbidding as well as laughable ("Save the Crusaders? They Haven't Got a Prayer," July 17). Your observations are balanced, humorous, well-researched and a good read about a topic not necessarily easy to discuss publicly. How about the Wheaton, Holy Cross, Valparaiso and Point Loma Nazarene "All Saints"? No one should find fault with such aspirations, while at the same time providing the school(s)
March 31, 1999
Derek Patterson's two-run double in the bottom of the ninth gave Concordia a 5-4 victory over Point Loma Nazarene in a Golden State Athletic Conference baseball game Tuesday at Concordia. Patterson's double, his second of the game, came with one out and drove in Carlos Olmos and pinch runner Michael Oertly. Oertly scored from first after sliding around the tag attempt of Point Loma catcher James Peters.
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January 22, 1999
Ventura resident Thadis Richard McLeroy died Wednesday. He was 93. McLeroy was born May 20, 1905, in Sulphur Springs, Texas. He moved to Ventura County in 1943 and worked in the transportation department at the U. S. Naval Construction Battalion Center at Port Hueneme during World War II. He later owned McLeroy Trucking Co. in Ventura. He helped build the Church of the Nazarene in Ventura and was an active member. McLeroy is survived by a son, Bob McLeroy; two daughters, Marie Parillo and Millie Guerra; two sisters, Geneva Goodman and Juanita Adams; 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren.
December 20, 1998 |
After the Azusa Pacific and Olivet Nazarene offenses combined to score 194 points in the first three rounds of the playoffs, defense was the story in the National Assn. of Intercollegiate Athletics football championship game Saturday. Azusa Pacific's defense made the two biggest plays of the game and the Cougars came from behind for a 17-14 victory before 5,000 at Jim Carroll Stadium to win their first national championship.