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September 26, 1990 | VITTORIO TAFUR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The idea of putting a bowling ball in a 2-year-old's hands to keep her out of trouble does not appear to be strikingly brilliant. On the surface at least. Roy Johnson, manager of a bowling center in Hayward, used to bring his 2-year-old daughter Letitia to work every once in a while. For someone with Letitia's youthful energy, a bowling center must have seemed like a cavernous romper room, and Roy needed a plan to keep his toddler busy.
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SPORTS
September 26, 1990 | VITTORIO TAFUR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The idea of putting a bowling ball in a 2-year-old's hands to keep her out of trouble does not appear to be strikingly brilliant. On the surface at least. Roy Johnson, manager of a bowling center in Hayward, used to bring his 2-year-old daughter Letitia to work every once in a while. For someone with Letitia's youthful energy, a bowling center must have seemed like a cavernous romper room, and Roy needed a plan to keep his toddler busy.
BUSINESS
September 9, 1989 | SCOT J. PALTROW, Times Staff Writer
Federal prosecutors in the racketeering case against former Drexel Burnham Lambert Inc. junk bond chief Michael Milken have threatened to indict five more current or former officials in the firm's Beverly Hills office, sources said. Prosecutors in the U.S. Attorney's Office in Manhattan have threatened to bring racketeering charges against the five as part of a new indictment expected in the Milken case, the sources said.
BUSINESS
November 27, 1986 | From Times Wire Services
LeRoy Johnson, the patriarch and self-proclaimed prophet who presided for decades over a polygamist community on the Arizona-Utah border, has died at age 98. Colorado City Mayor Dan Barlow said Johnson died Tuesday night at his home in neighboring Hildale, Utah. Barlow said Johnson, known to his followers as "Uncle Roy," had been in poor health for some time and had gone to a hospital Sunday for treatment of congestion and pneumonia.
NEWS
April 2, 1986
Federal agents, highway patrolmen and sheriff's deputies guarded two tiny polygamist settlements on the Arizona-Utah border from a threatened attack by machine-gun-wielding religious zealots. Roadblocks and air searches began after a letter warned of "blood atonement" against the communities of Hilldale, Utah, and Colorado City, Ariz., which practice plural marriage, a tenet rejected by the Mormon Church at the turn of the century.
NEWS
January 11, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A Dulzura couple whose dogs allegedly attacked and killed a 69-year-old ranch hand pleaded innocent to involuntary manslaughter charges. Charles Duarte and Cynthia Sue Ward, appearing before Presiding Municipal Judge Christine K. Goldsmith, also pleaded innocent to one felony count of owning mischievous animals that caused death. Melvin Roy Johnson was attacked and killed by a pack of dogs Dec. 12, 1989, while he was walking near a trail that runs along a ranch owned by Duarte and Ward.
REAL ESTATE
April 9, 1989
A July completion date has been set for Childers Corporate Park, a $6-million, 49,500-square-foot mixed-use complex at the southeast corner of Mira Mesa Boulevard and Flanders Drive, San Diego. The project will have four two-story office buildings with as many as 7,500 square feet each, plus a divisible, 21,000-square-foot industrial building. All the buildings are available for sale, according to the La Jolla office of John Burnham & Co. Commercial Real Estate, exclusive sales agent for the complex.
SPORTS
December 11, 1991 | Associated Press
Magic Johnson, backing off previous statements for the second time in three weeks, said he was only joking when he told Sports Illustrated that he tried to "accommodate as many women" as he could and added, "I respect women to the utmost." Johnson wrote a Sports Illustrated article with Roy Johnson in which he said that he contracted HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, through heterosexual, unprotected sex.
BUSINESS
September 9, 1989 | SCOT J. PALTROW, Times Staff Writer
Federal prosecutors in the racketeering case against former Drexel Burnham Lambert Inc. junk bond chief Michael Milken have threatened to indict five more current or former officials in the firm's Beverly Hills office, sources said. Prosecutors in the U.S. Attorney's Office in Manhattan have threatened to bring racketeering charges against the five as part of a new indictment expected in the Milken case, the sources said.
BUSINESS
November 27, 1986 | From Times Wire Services
LeRoy Johnson, the patriarch and self-proclaimed prophet who presided for decades over a polygamist community on the Arizona-Utah border, has died at age 98. Colorado City Mayor Dan Barlow said Johnson died Tuesday night at his home in neighboring Hildale, Utah. Barlow said Johnson, known to his followers as "Uncle Roy," had been in poor health for some time and had gone to a hospital Sunday for treatment of congestion and pneumonia.
NEWS
December 14, 1989 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A pack of dogs roaming the remote Dulzura area east of San Diego attacked and mauled a 69-year-old man, killing him, authorities said. The body of Roy Johnson was found on a trail leading to the cattle ranch where he worked. The Sheriff's Department said two snarling dogs were seen near the body and were shot by neighbors who found the body. One of the mixed-breed dogs was killed and the other was wounded. Four other dogs were later picked up by animal control officers.
NEWS
March 13, 1990 | From Associated Press
Dozens of cars and trucks piled up and burned Monday in a chain-reaction collision on a downtown freeway bridge in fog so thick it cut visibility to zero. Three people were killed, authorities said. "It was just horrible, terrible. To hear the brakes squeal, the gas tanks explode, to hear the people screaming," said Harry Suppanz, 35, of Sturgeon Bay, a passenger in a truck that crashed and burned. At least 30 injured were taken to hospitals. Police Lt.
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