January 11, 1990
I see there are now "sign cops" added to the list of enforcers who control our lives. These include smog cops, street-cleaner cops, dirt cops, water cops and sky cops. Will this ever stop? Add the usual assortment of delighted finks and witness new horizons of "save us from ourselves" regulation. DON REED Santa Maria
January 27, 1990
Regarding "Plan to Crush a Rat in Performance Art Show Stirs Debate" (Jan Breslauer, Jan. 11): As an artist and a person with compassion for all feeling creatures, I was both angered and repulsed by the proposal (of performance artist Rick Gibson) to use a sentient animal in such a cruel manner. An artist's "rights" end where another's life (person or animal) begins! ELAINE LIVESEY-FASSEL, Los Angeles
January 18, 1990 |
Gene Noji, who established Woodbridge High School's football program in 1980 and led the Warriors to a Southern Section championship in 1987, resigned Wednesday to spend more time with his family. Noji, 43, became Woodbridge's first coach and led a group of freshmen and sophomores to a 7-1-1 record in on the sophomore level in 1980. Noji then was 48-39-1 in eight varsity seasons, guiding Woodbridge to the Desert-Mountain Conference title with a 13-1 record in 1987.
December 13, 1990 |
Ronan Rafferty of Northern Ireland fired a 2-under-par 69 today to take the second-round lead in the Johnnie Walker Golf Classic with a 136 total. Ian Woosnam of Wales moved into second place, one stroke back, after a 68 in the second round. Tied for third at 138 were American Todd Hamilton, Richard Zokol and Rick Gibson of Canada, Colin Montgomerie of Scotland and Italian Alberto Binaghi.
April 19, 1990 |
Rick Gibson of Canada and Lin Chie-hsiang of Taiwan shot 5-under-par 67s to take the first-round lead today in the $633,000 Dunlop Open Golf Championship, the last leg of the 10-tournament Asian Golf Circuit. Gibson carded seven birdies and two bogeys and Lin had six birdies and one bogey on the Ibaraki Golf Club's 7,163-yard, par-72 East Course.
July 13, 2000 |
A bank was robbed Wednesday by a teenager who used a stretch limousine as a getaway car, the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department said. Alexander Michael Jenkins III, 18, of Orangevale arrived at the Bank of America in the limousine and spoke to a manager about retrieving money from a dead relative's account. After the manager explained the procedure, Jenkins indicated he wanted to rob the bank, said Sgt. Rick Gibson, a department spokesman.