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February 18, 1998
* Why wasn't Cinderella a good basketball player? Because she had a pumpkin for a coach. (Emily Anne Schneider, 9, Sioux City, Iowa, Clark School) * What did one worm say to another? "Where in earth have you been?" (Crystal Marie Ulibarri, 7, Long Beach, Hudson Elementary) * What did the big chimney say to the little chimney? "You're too young to smoke." (Alexanara Phillips, 8, Pacific Palisades, Palisades Presbyterian Nursery School) * Why did the golfer wear two pairs of pants?
August 22, 1998 | MASSIE RITSCH
A federal grand jury Friday indicted a Santa Barbara man who authorities said landed a cocaine-laden plane at the Santa Paula Airport last week. Daniel Wesley Allen, 52, was charged with importing cocaine, possessing cocaine with intent to distribute it and using or carrying a firearm in a drug-trafficking crime, Assistant U.S. Atty. Samantha Phillips said.
September 1, 1998 | JULIE TAMAKI
A pilot who landed a plane at Santa Paula Airport that authorities say was loaded with dozens of kilos of cocaine was arraigned Monday in a Los Angeles federal courtroom. Daniel Wesley Allen, 52, pleaded not guilty to charges of importing 250 kilos of cocaine, possession with intent to distribute cocaine and use of a firearm in the course of a drug-trafficking offense, said Assistant U.S. Atty. Samantha Phillips. A trial date has been set for Oct. 13. U.S.
July 8, 1988 | KEVIN THOMAS, Times Staff Writer
Eight years ago, then 25-year-old film maker Don Coscarelli turned out a true sleeper, "Phantasm," a scary gem of a movie that was more a thriller of the supernatural than horror picture. It created its own nightmare world in a small-town America where Norman Rockwell images intersected with those of Salvador Dali. It was a fully realized visual experience, an authentic piece of pop art, which proceeded with an implacable yet mysterious logic all its own.
January 24, 2000 | HOLLY J. WOLCOTT
It's the end of the line, so to speak, for a man convicted of landing his airplane at Santa Paula Airport with 600 pounds of high-grade cocaine on board. Federal authorities are putting the sprawling estate of drug runner Daniel Wesley Allen on the auction block Friday. Cops say it's the last step before closing the book on Ventura County's largest cocaine seizure.
October 1, 2000 | MIMI AVINS, Mimi Avins is a Times staff writer
All the rotten boyfriends, the mediocre sex and humiliating breakups, the descent into financial valleys and professional pits were all worth it, because now, at 33, Sheena and Sam are women with experience. Now that they have their own radio talk show, it seems that every moment of their personal histories, no matter how silly, sordid, sensual, or nearly unbelievable, happened for a purpose.
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