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February 6, 2004 | HELENE ELLIOTT
One man's misfortune could be another man's Olympic ticket at the U.S. marathon trials Saturday in Birmingham, Ala. Khalid Khannouchi, who holds the U.S. record of 2 hours 5 minutes 38 seconds and has run the three fastest U.S. marathon times, won't compete because of chronic foot and knee injuries. A hamstring injury kept him out of the 2000 Olympic marathon trials.
May 30, 1991
County Supervisor Deane Dana has opened two field offices to serve residents in areas that have been added to his 4th District. Residents in the Diamond Bar, Hacienda Heights, Rowland Heights and La Habra Heights areas will be served through the field office at 1199 S. Fairway Drive, Suite 111, Diamond Bar, 81789. Ray Andersen will be the deputy for the Diamond Bar area communities, assisted by Anne Stephens. Both served the communities for former Supervisor Pete Schabarum.
June 29, 2002 | From Times Staff Reports
City Councilwoman Ruth Galanter on Friday announced plans to open two field offices in the San Fernando Valley in early July to serve residents in her newly redrawn council district. To create another Valley district, the council moved the 6th District, now consisting of parts of West Los Angeles, Venice and Crenshaw, to the East Valley. Galanter, who has represented the Westside for 15 years, will start work in her new district in July.
January 23, 1993 | STEPHANIE SIMON
They don't yet have business cards or stationery, but Rep. Anthony C. Beilenson's field representatives will open a Thousand Oaks office on Monday in an effort to reach out to new constituents. Running in a newly drawn 24th District, Beilenson, a Democrat who has represented Los Angeles County for 15 years, easily defeated Republican challenger Tom McClintock in the November election. But he earned only 39% of the vote in Thousand Oaks, where residents overwhelmingly supported McClintock.
July 6, 1986 | Shav Glick
Al Geiberger, Johnny Dawson, Smiley Quick, Barry Jaeckel, Tony Sills and Tom Seaver's dad, Charles, have won it. Craig Stadler, Mark O'Meara, John Cook, Corey Pavin, Phil McGleno (now Mac O'Grady), Scott Simpson and his dad, Joe, are some who tried and didn't win it. The Southern California Amateur, which is the nation's oldest continuously contested amateur golf championship, is also one of the most prestigious in the country.
October 7, 1993 | DANA HADDAD
George Kase, UCLA nose guard, had a feeling in a 27-25 loss to Cal that might have been shared by many Bruin fans. With the Bears jumping to an early 14-3 lead and UCLA looking overmatched, Kase went to the sidelines and vomited. "I made an open-field tackle right in front of our bench," said Kase, a sophomore from Hart High. "It was a clean solo on (standout running back) Lindsey Chapman. I looked up, our bench was going crazy. Guys were jumping up and down, screaming.
August 1, 1986 | BOB SECTER, Times Staff Writer
A House panel fine-tuning immigration reform legislation Thursday opted not to tinker with a fragile compromise farm-worker program that could make or break the bill but restored controversial language restricting raids by federal agents looking for illegal aliens.
March 28, 1990 | From United Press International
Soviet energy officials offered Tuesday to create joint ventures with U.S. companies to exploit vast Soviet reserves of oil and natural gas. In exchange for their technology and capital, oil companies "could have joint ventures (with the Soviets) operating by this time next year," said Tom Russell, chairman of Professional Geophysics Inc., the company that coordinated a Houston meeting between Soviet officials and U.S. oil companies. "The time is right," Russell said.
March 7, 2003 | Mike Terry, Times Staff Writer
Last year, the Pacific 10 Conference women's basketball tournament was expected to be a four-day coronation for top-seeded Stanford, which had gone undefeated in regular-season conference play and was ranked second in the nation. It was a coronation, all right. Stanford was royally crowned by Arizona State in the title game, 70-63. This season, Stanford (23-4) is, again, top-seeded and the favorite. But even more teams think they can do what Arizona State did in 2002.
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