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August 15, 1990 | RICH ROBERTS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In southeast California, there are tank tracks where U.S. Army troops prepared for desert combat. Those soldiers never heard of Saddam Hussein. Their minds were on German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel; their commander was George S. Patton. "General Patton was in that area a lot when he was training his troops to go to North Africa," said Marilyn Russell. "There's a Patton Museum off (Interstate) 10 at Chiriaco Summit. There are remnants of the barracks, the airfield."
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August 15, 1990 | RICH ROBERTS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In southeast California, there are tank tracks where U.S. Army troops prepared for desert combat. Those soldiers never heard of Saddam Hussein. Their minds were on German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel; their commander was George S. Patton. "General Patton was in that area a lot when he was training his troops to go to North Africa," said Marilyn Russell. "There's a Patton Museum off (Interstate) 10 at Chiriaco Summit. There are remnants of the barracks, the airfield."
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October 24, 2004 | Peter Yoon
The Serra League will get the showdown many fans have been looking for. Santa Ana Mater Dei used a stifling defense to get past Bellflower St. John Bosco, 34-7, Saturday night at Santa Ana Stadium and set up a battle next week against Los Angeles Loyola that should help determine the champion of one of the toughest leagues in the state. Mater Dei (6-1, 2-0) held St.
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February 15, 2001 | Michael Hiltzik
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October 7, 1996 | From Associated Press
It should have been William Cockrell's big day, a chance at $2 million in the state lottery's weekly contest. But Cockrell, 65, had to sit out Saturday's Big Spin after missing a contestants' briefing the night before. He had a pretty good excuse. He was in jail. County drug agents took the retired maintenance man and painter into custody Friday morning despite his protest that he had an urgent appointment in Sacramento for the Big Spin.
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September 4, 1998 | DEBRA CANO
He liked off-roading on the narrow, sometimes cliff-hanging trail, and splashing through mud and water on the back-country ride. But for Benjamin Ferrufino, 14, the best part of a recent trip to the San Bernardino Forest was getting away from the city: "Here, you can get away from all your troubles." Ferrufino was one of 45 Anaheim boys and girls whisked away from their city neighborhoods last weekend for the mountain trip.
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September 3, 1985 | From Associated Press
A three-year agreement by airlines to keep fare prices level in the busy California air corridor has ended, and the passengers filling up planes to take advantage of the low rates couldn't be happier. The cut-rate fares returned last Friday, with newcomer Continental West offering seats for as much as 70% below prevailing rates. The other major regional carriers--PSA, AirCal and United--responded with comparable cuts.
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February 3, 2002 | STUART PFEIFER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Thousands of onlookers lined the sun-swept streets of downtown Santa Ana on Saturday for the city's Black History Month parade, a celebration of diversity that's become one of Orange County's most popular festivals. "It's a great day. We have a mix of cultures here in Santa Ana. We can celebrate not just for Martin Luther King, but for everybody," said Kenny Murray, 40, a postal employee from Anaheim. "Look at the crowd. We have Asians, blacks, whites, Hispanics. We've come together."
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September 11, 2004 | Martin Henderson, Times Staff Writer
If Jason Forcier had not left Santa Ana Mater Dei High, Kyle Woody would have been playing linebacker. And the Monarchs might still be looking for a vertical passing game. But with Woody taking his first varsity snaps, the senior showed he was ready for his chance in the season opener. He passed for 264 yards, 229 in the first half, and led Mater Dei, ranked No. 14 in the Southland by The Times, to a 21-7 victory Friday over No. 11 Orange Lutheran at Santa Ana Stadium in front of about 7,500.
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July 18, 1997 | AMY WALLACE, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
A University of California Board of Regents committee unanimously approved a plan Thursday to double UC's annual spending on outreach programs--which seek to increase minority enrollment without using affirmative action--to $120 million.
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