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June 26, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Bob Foth of Colorado Springs, Colo., won the men's smallbore rifle three-position title and Launi Meili of Cheney, Wash., took the women's air rifle competition Monday at the National Rifle Assn.'s U.S. International Shooting Championships in Chino. Foth won with a two-day score of 2,424.6. Meili went from fifth place to first with 881.9 points. Meili won women's gold medal in the World Cup at West Germany three weeks ago.
November 17, 2012 | By Brady MacDonald
About this time each year ride manufacturers and theme park operators gather in Orlando, Fla., for the International Assn. of Amusement Parks and Attractions trade show. > Photos: Ride makers unveil new attractions at IAAPA show Ride makers use the annual IAAPA show to announce attractions for the coming year and unveil ride concepts they hope will become the next big industry sensation. You can catch in-depth video and photo updates from the IAAPA show floor at Theme Park Review and Screamscape . Here's a roundup of the biggest attraction announcements to come out from IAAPA this past week: Gravity Group will add a barrel roll to the Hades wooden roller coaster at Wisconsin's Mt. Olympus in 2013.
July 12, 1985
Don Nygord of La Crescenta won two more pistol championships at the National Rifle Assn.'s U.S.-International tournament at Chino recently, finishing with three titles and a third place. Nygord, who earlier had won the standard pistol competition, added center-fire and air-pistol championships last weekend. He finished third in free-pistol shooting. The tournament attracted about 650 shooters, including 167 pistol competitors, to the Olympic shooting venue, Prado Tiro.
June 24, 1990 | G. Jeanette Avent, Times Staff Writer
Mission Hills resident Judi Willkins, also known as the Fairy Godmother and Captain Morgana, Queen of the Reformed Pirates to hundreds of school children, bought the S&S International Bookshop in April to give a home to her musical shows for children. Willkins presents as many as five shows a week at the shop, giving children and adults a chance to mend the gap between themselves and their heritage. She was interviewed by Times Staff Writer G. Jeanette Avent and photographed by Bruce K.
April 15, 1990 | DON SNOWDEN
Walking on a tightrope Heading for the twilight zone Where the future never makes it Until the past has gone. --"Walking on a Tightrope" by Percy Mayfield Singer Johnny Adams and singer/songwriter Percy Mayfield both knew the ups and downs of the blues life. Mayfield, who died of a heart attack six years ago at 64, was a major R&B star in the early '50s after his "Please Send Me Someone to Love" became an R&B standard. He also wrote songs like "Hit the Road, Jack" for Ray Charles.
March 1, 1994
Any art exhibition on a sweeping historical theme that is based entirely on one private collection is bound to be a disappointment. It inevitably has more to do with personal taste than historical breadth, and it cannot seriously compete with a show compiled by an art historian from the resources of major institutions.
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