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May 10, 1991
A Walnut man convicted of bludgeoning to death a former girlfriend and her mother was sentenced Thursday to die in the gas chamber. Richard Moon, 23, was convicted Feb. 8 on two counts of first-degree murder by a Superior Court jury that also found the special allegations of multiple murder and murder while lying in wait were true and recommended the death penalty.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 10, 1991
A Walnut man convicted of bludgeoning to death a former girlfriend and her mother was sentenced Thursday to die in the gas chamber. Richard Moon, 23, was convicted Feb. 8 on two counts of first-degree murder by a Superior Court jury that also found the special allegations of multiple murder and murder while lying in wait were true and recommended the death penalty.
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July 1, 1985 | From United Press International
Here is a list of the 39 passengers and crew held hostage in Beirut in the hijacking of TWA Flight 847. The hostages were released in the Lebanese capital on Sunday and driven to Damascus, Syria, where they boarded a U.S. Air Force transport plane that arrived in Frankfurt, West Germany, early this morning. Crew 1. Capt. John L. Testrake 2. First Officer Philip G. Maresca 3. Flight Engineer Benjamin Zimmermann Passengers 4. Victor Amburgy 5. Kenneth Anderson 6. Jerome J. Barczak 7. Ken Bowen 8.
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June 18, 1985 | United Press International
TWA provided the following list Monday of crew members and passengers still missing and presumed to be hostages of the hijackers. Flight crew members Capt. John Testrake, Richmond, Mo. First Officer Philip Maresca, Salt Lake City Flight Engineer Benjamin Zimmermann, Cascade, Idaho. Passengers 1. Father James W. McLoughlin, Geneva, Ill. 2. Thomas V.S. Cullins, Burlington, Vt. 3. Claude E. Whitmoyer, Severn, Md. 4. Michael R. Brown, Miami 6. Robert Peel Jr., Wichita, Kan. 7. William J.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 22, 1995 | JOHN M. GLIONNA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For musician Richard (Moon) Calhoun, the irony strikes as forcefully as the lyrics to a sad song: Here's this 41-year-old drummer, singer and songwriter, who survived years of hard drinking, drugs and crazy living in the manic Los Angeles rock music scene, reached rock bottom and decided to bulldoze his bad habits for good. He joined Alcoholics Anonymous, later settled down with his wife, June, and began to write new and inspired songs at his tiny home bedroom-turned-recording-studio.
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November 24, 2007 | Peter Yoon, Times Staff Writer
The Jefferson High football team in Portland, Ore., begins every game with a 15-yard penalty -- and the coaches, players and fans love every yard of it. The team performs the dance known as a haka before each game. The dance, native to the South Pacific, is routinely performed by the New Zealand rugby and University of Hawaii football teams. The high school team has seven members from Tonga who introduced the dance as a way to get fired up.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 23, 1993 | SCOTT SHIBUYA BROWN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
To hear Westchester residents and business people tell it, former Mayor Tom Bradley was a frequent visitor to their community. The only problem was that he never stopped on his way to the airport.
NEWS
September 12, 1993 | CHRISTINA V. GODBEY
Maria Sanchez, a recent UCLA graduate, will begin graduate work at Oxford University next month and for the first time will not have to worry about educational expenses. Earlier this year, Sanchez became one of 35 U.S. college students to be awarded the Marshall scholarship to study in England. The scholarship covers tuition, fees and living expenses for two years. Sanchez, 21, was selected from a field of more than 800 applicants.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 18, 1990 | BOB SCHWARTZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A 23-year-old man described by authorities as a jealous former boyfriend was arrested Sunday in the bludgeoning deaths of a Walnut woman he once dated and her mother. Richard Russell Moon of Walnut was arrested by Amtrak police officers shortly after midnight at Union Station in downtown Los Angeles, after they received a tip from Los Angeles County sheriff's detectives that he was preparing to leave the area.
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