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August 15, 1985 | WILLIAM TROMBLEY, Times Urban Affairs Writer
Riverside and San Bernardino, the two largest cities in the booming Inland Empire, are only 10 miles apart, but they have very different personalities. San Bernardino is a rough-and-tumble town, where the former mayor once accused a City Council critic of behaving like a "gorilla in heat" and the county sheriff talks about his problems with "motorsickle" gangs. Riverside, on the other hand, prides itself on civility and graciousness.
Newspaper magnate William Dean Singleton said Thursday he would acquire the San Bernardino Sun as part of a rapid expansion of his reach in the Southern California marketplace. Gannett Co., the Sun's owner, said it would add the 80,000-circulation daily to a partnership already formed by Donrey Media Group and Garden State Newspapers, affiliates of Singleton's privately held MediaNews Group.
In the Senior Professional Baseball Assn.'s first year of operation, four of its eight franchises folded, one of its owners disappeared, two commissioners came and went and the league, either largely ignored or the target of derision, absorbed losses larger than expected. In this season, its second, the league for players 34 and over--catchers can be as young as 32--has come west, adding the San Bernardino Pride and Sun City (Ariz.) Rays.
February 15, 2008 | Thomas S. Mulligan and Martin Zimmerman, Times Staff Writers
Russ Stanton, a 10-year veteran of the Los Angeles Times who has been in charge of invigorating its website, on Thursday became the newspaper's 14th editor. Stanton will lead a staff chafing from the recent exit of its third editor in less than three years and worried about job cuts. Former Editor James O'Shea and Publisher David D. Hiller parted ways Jan. 21 after a disagreement over whether the editorial budget should shrink.
December 28, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The battle against a forest fire that killed a Fontana firefighter was marked by the use of inexperienced crews and a lack of medical equipment, a report says. Whether those problems contributed to Kenneth Enslow's death or hampered efforts to rescue him has yet to be determined by authorities investigating last August's Mendocino National Forest fire. The accident report by U.S.
April 28, 1990
The Orange County Register was one of four large-circulation sports sections in the country to be accorded triple-crown status in results of the annual Associated Press Sports Editors national contest, the results of which were announced Friday. The Register, the Dallas Morning News, the Detroit Free Press and Newsday were accorded Top Ten status in Sunday, Daily and Special Section categories.
November 29, 2008 | Associated Press
Three Redlands residents survived a Thanksgiving Day plane crash into an orange grove, authorities said. The victims were identified as pilot John Werle, 49; Kris Goodfellow, 38; and her 8-year-old son, Bennett Watson. The pilot and child were taken to the hospital in critical but stable condition, while Goodfellow suffered only minor injuries, said Bennett's father, George Watson. The boy's dog was also on the plane and was uninjured. Authorities said the single-engine Beechcraft Bonanza went down about a mile from Porterville Municipal Airport about 9:30 a.m. Thursday.
October 17, 1992 | ANNE MICHAUD
Tonnie L. Katz, one of two managing editors of the Register, on Friday was named editor, succeeding N. Christian Anderson. He was appointed executive vice president and associate publisher earlier this week. Katz, 47, joins the ranks of seven other women across the country who direct the news departments of newspapers with a circulation of more than 100,000, according to the American Society of Newspaper Editors. Also on Friday, John Walsh, 41, was promoted to vice president of circulation.
April 5, 1995
A story by Chris Dufresne of The Times, on American skier Tommy Moe's downhill victory at the Lillehammer Olympics, won the top sports event story category in the Associated Press Sports Editors' national writing contest.
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