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January 21, 1992 | FERNANDO DOMINGUEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Until a few years ago, Ricardo Brown's path through life was unobstructed and lined with fame and prosperity. As a superstar in the Philippines Basketball Assn., he was a highly paid hero to a multitude of wild fans in a country where basketball and military coup attempts run neck-and-neck as the national pastime.
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January 21, 1992 | FERNANDO DOMINGUEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Until a few years ago, Ricardo Brown's path through life was unobstructed and lined with fame and prosperity. As a superstar in the Philippines Basketball Assn., he was a highly paid hero to a multitude of wild fans in a country where basketball and military coup attempts run neck-and-neck as the national pastime.
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SPORTS
May 2, 1992
Denise Christensen has been hired as girls' basketball coach at El Toro High School, Athletic Director Sheri Ross said. Christensen, a former Cal State Fullerton player, coached at El Toro two years ago before taking over at Rancho Santiago College last season. Rancho Santiago's program folded after last season, and Christensen applied for the El Toro position vacated by Ricardo Brown, who was asked to resign at the end of the season.
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July 25, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
Oakland Mayor Jerry Brown called for an end to U.S. trade sanctions against Cuba during a visit aimed at increasing relations between his city and the eastern Cuban city of Santiago. During a visit with Cuban National Assembly President Ricardo Alarcon, Brown noted that the Oakland City Council passed a resolution two years ago asking President Clinton to do away with the trade sanctions imposed against Cuba in 1962.
BUSINESS
December 13, 2000 | City News Service
A jury awarded $10 million in punitive damages to two brothers who sued Death Row Records and its imprisoned owner Marion "Suge" Knight in '95 for fraud. Lamont and Ken Brumfield claim the former rap music mogul interfered with a contract they had with the artist Kurupt, also known as Ricardo E. Brown Jr. Last week the jury awarded the brothers $4.34 million in compensatory damages. Knight's attorney plans to seek a new trial.
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December 4, 1991
El Toro 1990 RECORDS: OVERALL: 17-6 LEAGUE: 10-0 COACH: Ricardo Brown RECORD AT SCHOOL: 0-0 RETURNING STARTERS: NONE TOP RETURNERS YR. HGT. P Lisa Jewett Sr. 6-0 C Jana Stark Sr. 5-7 G Shannon Geraghty Sr. 5-5 G Carrie Russell Sr. 6-1 C Wendy Watson Jr. 5-3 G Misty Lauby So. 5-11 F TOP NEWCOMERS YR. HGT. P Carrie Allen So. 5-4 G Tiffany Richardson Jr. 5-9 F Janelle Jewett Fr. 6-1 C Melissa Reyes Jr.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 19, 1998
11 pm: Pop Music "Kuruption," the debut solo album from Kurupt, contains one CD for the West Coast and one for the East, reflecting the rapper's L.A. base and Philadelphia roots. The former Ricardo Brown, who headlines Club Soho downtown, was a protege of Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg and then the partner of Daz Dillinger in tha Dogg Pound before striking out on his own. * Kurupt, with Chanel at Club Soho, 333 S. Boylston Ave., 11 p.m. $26 and $55. (213) 480-3232.
BUSINESS
August 25, 2003 | Chuck Philips, Times Staff Writer
Jailed rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight suffered another legal setback Friday when the state appellate court upheld a $5.5-million judgment against his Death Row Records label. The ruling stems from a lawsuit filed in March 2000 by artist managers Lamont and Kenneth Brumfield. The pair accused Knight of stealing one of their rap acts, Ricardo "Kurupt" Brown, and cheating them out of royalties.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 19, 1999 | SYLVIA WESTPHAL and CHUCK PHILIPS, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
A bodyguard was killed and two rap-music artists were wounded when gunmen opened fire outside a recording studio Sunday night. The shooting occurred about 11:40 p.m. near the gates of Echo Sounds in Atwater Village, where a rap recording had taken place, police said. According to a witness and police accounts, the crew and artists were gathered in the studio's patio after the recording session when at least two gunmen confronted them and began shooting without warning or provocation.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 30, 2001
The Times' endorsement of Antonio Villaraigosa (editorial, May 27) sounded more like Marc Antony's praising of Brutus to the Roman mob than a genuine endorsement. After you commend Villa-raigosa for his energy and the "audacity of his aspirations for the city," you slam him for his past scrapes with the law, two children out of wedlock, adultery and a letter written on behalf of a drug dealer. The final paragraph, endorsing Villaraigosa, follows the one in which his weaknesses are summarized as "large lapses in judgment."
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