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November 3, 1990 | BURT A. FOLKART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Roger Price, the low-key but zany host and moderator on some of early television's daffiest quiz shows, has died in North Hollywood. A spokesman for Price Stern Sloan, the publishing company he helped found in his post-TV years, said he died of respiratory failure in North Hollywood Hospital on Wednesday. He was 72. An artist, comic and writer, Price had a droll with that was heard on radio and seen on television in the 1940s and '50s.
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November 3, 1990 | BURT A. FOLKART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Roger Price, the low-key but zany host and moderator on some of early television's daffiest quiz shows, has died in North Hollywood. A spokesman for Price Stern Sloan, the publishing company he helped found in his post-TV years, said he died of respiratory failure in North Hollywood Hospital on Wednesday. He was 72. An artist, comic and writer, Price had a droll with that was heard on radio and seen on television in the 1940s and '50s.
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SPORTS
March 14, 1985
Frank Wyant's two-run home run highlighted Vista's five-run third inning and the Panthers (2-2) went on to beat Sweetwater (2-2), 10-5, in a MONY Tournament game on Wednesday at Vista High. Wyant (1-0) also pitched 3 innings to pick up the win. Roger Price had three of Vista's 14 hits, with a double, triple and homer. His home run was a two-run shot in the fifth inning. Sweetwater's Steve Contreras had two solo homers, one each in the third and sixth innings.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 1, 1994
City Council hopeful Harold E. Smith failed to qualify to have his name appear on the April ballot. Smith, a 59-year-old automotive machinist, failed to submit the required signatures of 20 registered voters within the city. In Lancaster, two of the 15 City Council hopefuls also failed to qualify. Neither Roger Price, 39, or Belinda Warren, 34, met the filing requirements. Like Smith, Price and Warren did not submit enough valid signatures.
SPORTS
January 17, 1998 | JOHN SANDERS
The Antelope Valley High and Palmdale boys' basketball teams like to run. Both teams are athletic and both came into Friday night's Golden League showdown with identical records. Something had to give. Friday night it was the Antelopes who took round one with a 78-74 victory over the Falcons. Josh Speaks scored 32 points, including 14 in the final quarter, and Roger Price had 20 points and 17 rebounds for Antelope Valley (11-7, 2-1).
SPORTS
March 8, 1986
Roger Price hit a grand slam as Vista High School scored 11 runs in the first inning Friday and coasted to a 20-2 win over Hoover in the first round of the Warhawk Tournament at Hoover. Price also had two singles and pitched the first four innings to earn the victory. Frank Lomeli went 4 for 5, including a double and two RBIs, and Tony Trousset went 2 for 3 and scored three runs. In other tournament games: Bonita Vista 11, Kearny 2--The host Barons scored six times in the first inning.
SPORTS
January 7, 1998 | PAIGE A. LEECH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Antelope Valley High boys' basketball team was the coaches' preseason favorite in the competitive Golden League, but Palmdale has been thrust to the forefront. Palmdale, one of two teams with a winning record heading into league play this week, features the league's leading scorer, Kerry Yates. Yates, a 6-foot-2, 170-pound senior forward, has nearly doubled his scoring average of last season, averaging 27.3 points in the Falcons' first 14 games.
FOOD
June 20, 1991 | CHARLES PERRY
I've never understood how anybody could actually like a thin-crust pizza. What is the thrill in covering a limp saltine cracker with pizza toppings and rolling it into little tubes? They've got to be kidding. The first pizzas I ever had were the thin-crust models available in L.A. in the '50s, and on the basis of that I went around for years telling everybody I didn't like Italian food.
SPORTS
March 16, 1986
The Bonita Vista High School baseball team scored three times in the bottom of the fifth inning as the Barons went on to a 10-5 win over Escondido Saturday in the Warhawk tournament. Jerry Foncerrada's single drove in three runs in the four-run seventh inning. Teddy Earhardt had three stolen bases, and Foncerrada had two of the Barons' nine stolen bases. Doug Piper was 2 for 4 with a double for Bonita Vista (3-0). David Woodhouse (1-0) struck out five in four innings.
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