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October 13, 1998 | KARIMA A. HAYNES
Horses charge forward. Riders clutch reins in one hand and a mallet in the other. One team endeavors to advance a 4-inch ball toward a goal. The other team struggles to take possession. Hooves thunder. Mallets are swung high. Clouds of dirt scatter upward.
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October 13, 1998 | KARIMA A. HAYNES
Horses charge forward. Riders clutch reins in one hand and a mallet in the other. One team endeavors to advance a 4-inch ball toward a goal. The other team struggles to take possession. Hooves thunder. Mallets are swung high. Clouds of dirt scatter upward.
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May 6, 1986
A teen-ager who drowned over the weekend in a Little Rock public swimming area was identified as a 14-year-old Compton boy. Divers recovered the body of Andre Williams from the water in Little Rock Dam Recreation area, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy Sam Jones said. The youth had been swimming with some friends when he appeared to have difficulty staying afloat and went under about 30 yards from shore, Jones said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 14, 1991
City officials on Friday announced six finalists for the job of general manager of Los Angeles' Department of Recreation and Parks. The Board of Recreation and Parks Commissioners is expected to make a final selection in January, when James Hadaway, 62, is scheduled to retire after 16 years with the department, which has an annual budget of $96 million.
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September 14, 1988 | Hilary Iker
The Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, which encompases 60,000 acres scattered throughout the mountain range, provides many of the largest parks in Los Angeles County, including the biggest one--Topanga State Park. The widest range of facilities is offered at the City of Los Angeles' landmark Griffith Park, which features, among other things, a zoo, observatory, 650-seat amphitheater and several golf courses.
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April 26, 1994 | MIGUEL BUSTILLO
Nineteen organizations and government agencies that responded to the Northridge temblor "beyond the call of duty" will be honored at a luncheon today by the United Chambers of Commerce of the San Fernando Valley and the Valley Industry and Commerce Assn. The honorees are the American Red Cross, the Salvation Army, The Gas Co.
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December 14, 1991 | LOUIS SAHAGUN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
City officials on Friday announced six finalists--including the state's parks director and a parks official from Texas--to replace James Hadaway as general manager of Los Angeles' $96-million-a-year Department of Recreation and Parks. The Board of Recreation and Parks Commissioners is expected to make a final selection sometime in January, when Hadaway, 62, is scheduled to retire after 16 years with the department.
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July 9, 1997 | JOHN M. GLIONNA and SUE McALLISTER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Just when you thought it was safe for that summer hike or picnic in the Santa Monica Mountains, state parks officials are warning of an outdoor predator whose sheer ruthlessness has made it a leading trailside enemy for plants, animals and people alike.
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October 26, 1988 | LYNN O'SHAUGHNESSY, Times Staff Writer
In recent years, entertainer Bob Hope has rarely performed at political fund-raisers, except for his good friend President Reagan. But on Tuesday night, Hope made an exception. He cracked jokes at a $500,000 fund-raiser for Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich, who is fighting against former Supervisor Baxter Ward for his political life. Hope said he appeared at the $500-a-plate affair because Antonovich is one of his favorite politicians.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 19, 1996
What spot is good for beachcombing, convenient to the Valley, and nearly 10 miles from the ocean? Any local paleontologist could solve the riddle: The "beach" is an ancient area of sedimentary rock layers in the Santa Monica Mountains that hold marine fossils dating back to when the area was underwater. What is now Old Topanga Canyon was a shallow bay 16 million years ago.
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July 9, 1997 | JOHN M. GLIONNA and SUE McALLISTER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Just when you thought it was safe for that summer hike or picnic in the Santa Monica Mountains, state parks officials are warning of an outdoor predator whose sheer ruthlessness has made it a leading trailside enemy for plants, animals and people alike.
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