February 6, 2000 |
Boxing debuts at the Hyatt Hotel in Valencia on Feb. 25 when Israel Corea of Oxnard faces Rodger Medal of Pasadena for the California featherweight championship. The card is the first in a series organized by RW Promotions of Santa Clarita. "We'll be putting on five or six shows [at the Hyatt]," said Ron Williams, president of RW Promotions. "We're still negotiating the contracts." Williams said part of the proceeds from the fights will benefit the Santa Clarita Boys and Girls Club.
October 29, 1996 |
With only three wrestling programs in Orange County--Cypress, Golden West and Rancho Santiago--it isn't very often they meet in an important match. But such is the case this week when Golden West travels to Rancho Santiago for a South Coast Conference showdown at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in Santa Ana. Golden West (11-1) is in first place in the conference with a 4-0 record. Rancho Santiago (3-1) is tied for second with Palomar and Cerritos.
January 9, 1991 |
At 5 feet 5 and 115 pounds, Chris Warren, 27, looks more suited to riding a racehorse than rolling a bowling ball for a living. Fellow pros affectionately call him "Squeaky" because of his highpitched Texas twang, which fans heard very little of until last year. After five hard-to-make-a-buck years, Warren finally landed in the limelight on the national tournament tour of the Pro Bowlers Assn. He finished 1990 with the most individual titles--four--and was second in earnings, with $197,185.
October 20, 2000 |
Marlon Lopez of Los Angeles won a bronze medal in the men's judo 146-pound weight class today during the first full day of competition in the Paralympics at Sydney, Australia. Lopez, a native of Guatemala, lost his opening match to Russia's Oleg Chabachov. However, Lopez got a second chance because of judo's repechage system, which gives defeated competitors the opportunity to face one another and reenter the medal field.
August 4, 1994 |
Goodwill Games gold medalists Karolyn Kirby and Liz Masakayan defeated Barbra Fontana and Lori Kotas-Forsythe, 15-9, to win the Long Beach Volleyfest 1994 women's pro beach tournament Sunday on the downtown Promenade. Kirby and Masakayan, who shared the $9,400 first prize, have won 10 of 12 events on the Women's Professional Volleyball Assn. tour this season and 22 of their last 24 competitions over two years. * Artesia High volleyball player Julia Christina will attend Cal State Los Angeles.
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November 11, 1998 |
Los Angeles Councilman Nate Holden alleged Tuesday that he and his son, the mayor of Pasadena, were asked for a bribe by a Sheriff's Department official who said the money would make an unlawful sex case against the lawmaker's daughter-in-law "go away." The councilman said he and his son, Chris Holden, were solicited for an undisclosed sum of money by a lieutenant at a Pasadena restaurant three months ago.
January 17, 1995
Charles C. Reed, executive vice president of insurance company Alexander & Alexander of California, has been elected 1995 chairman of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce. Sixteen new directors were also elected. The 72-member board now has 12 female directors and more than 20% ethnic representation. The new chamber directors are Peter K. Barker of Goldman, Sachs & Co.; C.M. Crawford, GTE California; Edward G. Harshfield, California Federal Bank; Maria D.
August 30, 2000 |
Mervyn Penniston of Trinidad and Jaime De La Torre of Zacatecas, Mexico, will fight for the WBC Latin American-Caribbean super-middleweight championship on Sept. 16 at the Castaic Brick Yard. Penniston and De La Torre, who trains out of El Monte, each have seven knockouts. Two experienced lightweights, Justin Juuko of Masaka, Uganda, and Alejandro Jiminez of Canoga Park, will meet in an eight-round bout.
August 11, 2010 |
The top executives at the nation's five largest for-profit health insurance companies pulled in nearly $200 million in compensation last year — while their businesses prepared to hit ratepayers with double-digit premium increases, according to a new analysis conducted by healthcare activists. The leaders of Cigna Corp., Humana Inc., UnitedHealth Group and WellPoint Inc. each in effect received raises in 2009, the report concluded, based on an analysis of company reports filed with the Security and Exchange Commission.