June 6, 2003 |
Growth in non-financial debt slowed during the first quarter, reflecting smaller gains in borrowing by consumers, companies and governments, the Federal Reserve said. Non-financial debt, which excludes borrowing by banks, rose at a 6.5% annual rate during the quarter, the slowest in a year. In the fourth quarter, non-financial debt increased at an 8% pace. Household debt rose at a 10% pace in the first quarter after expanding at a 10.9% pace in the fourth quarter.
September 13, 1986
Robert Paterson scored two goals to pace the UC San Diego soccer team to a 5-0 victory over Loyola Marymount in nonconference soccer action Friday.
April 26, 1997
I am 100% for the U.S. soccer team to win and succeed, but having the game against Mexico at Foxboro Stadium is not the answer. When those amateurs stop playing like AYSO--"Just kick the ball and follow it up"--and learn control, one-touch passing, anticipation, vision, positioning, back-passing, changing pace and direction of the game to their advantage, then they will be pros and reach France '98. Otherwise, they can't win even if they play on...
December 3, 2012 |
NASHVILLE - The Dodgers are making efforts to reestablish their international presence but are becoming uncertain about their chances of signing their top targets from Asia. Talks with South Korean left-hander Ryu Hyun-jin are moving very slowly, according to General Manager Ned Colletti. And the Dodgers now think high school flamethrower Shohei Otani could remain in his native Japan instead of signing with a U.S. ballclub. The Dodgers bid $25.7 million to win a league-wide auction for the exclusive right to negotiate with Ryu, a seven-time South Korean league all-star.
July 2, 2012 |
Earlier this summer, the Beach Boys released a new album and reestablished the band's sunny aesthetic after 15 years, with melodies that emphasize patience and harmonies that can solve any of life's problems. The Beachwood Sparks claim a corner of this Southern California world, and though beloved on a much smaller scale, the cosmic country-pop outfit also returns after an extended hiatus with “The Tarnished Gold.” “It's time to stop pretending, those days are gone,” sings the band on album-opener “Forget the Song.” It's a tone-setter, as these 13 songs waft between nostalgia and realism and unfold at a stroll's pace.
August 29, 1999
A look at this year's home run leaders approaching the record of 70 set by Mark McGwire last year. THROUGH TUESDAY'S GAMES -- Mark Sammy McGwire Sosa Total 51 53 Saturday 0 0 On pace for 64 67 Games 130 128 1998 53 49 --
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March 9, 2001
Regardless of how you stand on LAX expansion, I'd say $3, even $4.50, is pretty cheap for using the airport (letter, March 7). I doubt that you can even buy a martini in LAX bars for that, and you sure can't park your car for long. WILLIAM A. PACE Rolling Hills Estates