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June 22, 1989
A 74-year-old woman died after a car driven by her husband ran a red light and collided with another vehicle in Kearny Mesa, police reported Wednesday. After the Tuesday evening accident, Aliene Alta Nelson of Serra Mesa was taken to Sharp Memorial Hospital, where she died at 8 p.m, a spokesman for the coroner's office said. The accident occurred when her husband, 70-year-old Ralph Nelson, ran a red light at Kearny Villa Road and Aero Drive and collided with a car crossing the intersection on a green light, police said.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 22, 1989
A 74-year-old woman died after a car driven by her husband ran a red light and collided with another vehicle in Kearny Mesa, police reported Wednesday. After the Tuesday evening accident, Aliene Alta Nelson of Serra Mesa was taken to Sharp Memorial Hospital, where she died at 8 p.m, a spokesman for the coroner's office said. The accident occurred when her husband, 70-year-old Ralph Nelson, ran a red light at Kearny Villa Road and Aero Drive and collided with a car crossing the intersection on a green light, police said.
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BUSINESS
May 23, 1989 | From United Press International
Sensormatic Electronics Corp. sold its minority stake in CheckRobot Inc. of Deerfield Beach to a Swiss investment company as part of its efforts to refocus resources on core businesses, the companies have announced. Terms of the sale to OmniCorp International B.V. were not disclosed. The purchase makes OmniCorp, a merchant banking and investment subsidiary of Omni Holding A.G., CheckRobot's largest shareholder, the company said. A spokesman for Sensormatic said his company held a 34% stake in CheckRobot, but Ralph Nelson, vice president of CheckRobot said Sensormatic's holdings were equal to 26%. CheckRobot makes automated checkout machines.
BUSINESS
May 23, 1989 | From United Press International
Sensormatic Electronics Corp. sold its minority stake in CheckRobot Inc. of Deerfield Beach to a Swiss investment company as part of its efforts to refocus resources on core businesses, the companies have announced. Terms of the sale to OmniCorp International B.V. were not disclosed. The purchase makes OmniCorp, a merchant banking and investment subsidiary of Omni Holding A.G., CheckRobot's largest shareholder, the company said. A spokesman for Sensormatic said his company held a 34% stake in CheckRobot, but Ralph Nelson, vice president of CheckRobot said Sensormatic's holdings were equal to 26%. CheckRobot makes automated checkout machines.
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December 23, 1987 | BURT A. FOLKART, Times Staff Writer
Ralph Nelson, an unruly vagrant as a youth who became the innovative and widely celebrated director of such landmark film and television productions as "Requiem for a Heavyweight," has died, it was learned Tuesday. Rob Harris, a longtime friend, said the 71-year-old writer, producer and actor died of cancer Monday night at a Santa Monica hospital.
SPORTS
June 1, 1986 | ROSS NEWHAN
Rod Carew, the former Angel first baseman whose contract was not extended when it expired at the end of the 1985 season, has apparently rejected a playing offer from the San Francisco Giants. Carew is expected to make an announcement regarding his future Monday. He remained unavailable for comment Saturday amid speculation that he will officially announce his retirement. "We talked to Rod two weeks ago," Ralph Nelson, the Giants' assistant general manager, said Saturday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 13, 1992 | PATRICK McCARTNEY
Jim Hinckley approached his volunteer duties at the Ventura County Maritime Museum with the same attitude he had during his military career. "What had to be done, you got it done," Hinckley said Wednesday at a reception for more than 50 volunteers to celebrate the museum's first anniversary. Hinckley and Boyd Larson, both of Oxnard, were recognized for donating more than 500 hours at the facility.
SPORTS
September 23, 1990 | BOB NIGHTENGALE
The Padres, after being turned down by general managers Andy MacPhail of the Minnesota Twins and Dave Dombroski of the Montreal Expos, have interviewed five candidates for their vacant vice president/baseball operations position, sources said Saturday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 20, 1989 | JOE McGARVEY, Times Staff Writer
One sportfishing boat sank and another was badly damaged as the result of a collision in the early morning darkness off San Diego Tuesday. There was a total of 32 people aboard the two vessels and all were rescued by other sportfishing boats except for the crewmen on the damaged vessel who remained aboard while it was towed to port. Three people were slightly injured. The scene of the 3 a.m. crash was near the Coronado Islands, a popular fishing area.
NEWS
December 29, 1994 | MARK CHALON SMITH, Mark Chalon Smith is a free-lance writer who regularly covers film for the Times Orange County Edition.
"Duel at Diablo" is a reasonably efficient and entertaining Western by journeyman director Ralph Nelson, who will never be compared to John Ford. But a number of things make the film noteworthy. For one, "Duel at Diablo" is credited as the first Western to feature a black actor in a starring and heroic role. And the actor was Sidney Poitier, making his debut in the genre.
NEWS
December 23, 1987 | BURT A. FOLKART, Times Staff Writer
Ralph Nelson, an unruly vagrant as a youth who became the innovative and widely celebrated director of such landmark film and television productions as "Requiem for a Heavyweight," has died, it was learned Tuesday. Rob Harris, a longtime friend, said the 71-year-old writer, producer and actor died of cancer Monday night at a Santa Monica hospital.
SPORTS
September 22, 1991 | Associated Press
Bob Gebhard, the Minnesota Twin vice president of player personnel, has accepted the job of general manager of the expansion Colorado Rockies, baseball sources said Saturday. John McHale, the son of the former Montreal Expo president, has agreed to run the business side of the Rockies, who begin play in 1993, a source familiar with the Denver team said. Gebhard has been the assistant to Twin General Manager Andy MacPhail since 1986.
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