September 21, 1991 |
What was supposed to be a surprise visit home from Seattle by seven Southland football players turned into a serious accident on Interstate 5 early Friday morning near Medford, Ore. The players--all University of Washington redshirt freshmen--were injured when their rented van collided head-on with a car traveling the wrong way on the freeway, about 22 miles north of the Oregon-California border. The driver of the car, Rene Guzman-Velloso, died upon impact.
October 29, 1993 |
The relationship between Richard Washington and his father reached a boiling point in August. Richard Washington Sr. did not approve of his son's decision to forgo a football scholarship at the University of Washington to play at Long Beach City College this fall. The elder Washington issued an ultimatum: Either his son would return to Washington or move out of the house. Washington, 20, chose the later and has no regrets. "Right now, I'm having the happiest times of my life," he said.
September 25, 1991 |
Richard Washington, former Long Beach Poly High safety who is a redshirt football player at the University of Washington, was listed in stable condition at Community Hospital in Long Beach after he was flown there Monday. Washington was injured in a weekend auto accident on Interstate 5 near the Oregon-California border.
April 1, 1995 |
Dave Meyers has come back to basketball at the same moment basketball was looking for him. He teaches the game, the way Coach Wooden did. For an hour a week the last four weeks at the Temecula Recreation Center, it's drills and more drills--the same ones from Meyers' salad days at UCLA. Meyers enjoys these Friday afternoons working with kids, some of whom are literally knee high. He can pass along knowledge in the sport he loves in a setting he loves.
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September 1, 2001
Re "Rapper Gets Probation on Gun Charge," Aug. 22: Why wouldn't a felon singer on gangster rappers' CDs carry an "unmarked" firearm? If caught, all that he would receive is probation and have to pay a few bucks. Given that the audience of this genre is largely young and impressionable, such a light sentence bodes ill for society. This sentence probably isn't much of a deterrent to Nate Dogg, either. Richard Washington Los Angeles
April 18, 2000
A panel of experts will discuss senior-housing development Wednesday at a joint meeting of the Los Angeles chapters of the Urban Land Institute and Commercial Real Estate Women. Eldon Teper of Country Villa Health Services, Richard Washington of Retirement Housing Development and John Fogarty of GMAC Commercial Mortgage Corp.'s Health Care Finance Group will debate the best methods to obtain financing, work with municipalities and develop a successful project. The event will begin at 7 a.m.