May 1, 1986 |
When Santana High's Mike Hook was 7 and looking for a position on his first Little League baseball team, his coaches shuffled him around the infield, the outfield and finally to the mound. "They put me on the mound and told me to throw to the catcher and see what happens," Hook said. What happened was that Hook threw harder than anyone else on the team. The 6-foot, 194-pound senior has depended on his overpowering fastball ever since.
April 12, 1986
Santana High School's Bill Reed put on a one-man show Friday against El Capitan. The junior pitcher threw a no-hitter and went 3 for 3 to help the No. 1-ranked Sultans to a 9-0 win over the Vaqueros in a Grossmont League game at Santana. Reed also drove in a pair of runs to help Santana improve its record to 3-0 in league and 12-1 overall. El Capitan fell to 2-2, 7-7.
March 24, 1987 |
For the first time in several seasons, there doesn't appear to be a clear-cut favorite in the Grossmont League baseball race, which begins today. "There is no dominant team in the league," Valhalla Coach John Marlow said. "It could be a five- or six-team race. It could go to anybody." Said Jim Saska, coach of Santana, defending league and San Diego Section 3-A champion: "You could see the league champ losing four games this year."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 11, 2012 |
Los Angeles City Hall's top budget analyst, who has succeeded in pushing an array of cost-cutting measures opposed by labor leaders, is becoming a lightning rod in the contest to replace Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa. Union activists have been pressing top mayoral candidates to stake out positions on City Administrative Officer Miguel Santana and his approach to balancing the budget, which has included employee layoffs and furloughs, cuts in basic services and reductions in pension benefits.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 7, 2012 |
Los Angeles' top budget official raised the specter of bankruptcy Friday in a sweeping report that calls for new taxes, possible layoffs and the privatization of some city services. Chief Administrative Officer Miguel Santana said rising employee costs combined with flat-lining revenues have left the city in a precarious position. Even after reducing its workforce by 4,900 positions in recent years, the city faces a $222-million budget shortfall, he said, a figure that is expected to rise to $427 million by 2014-15.
April 3, 2009
Santana: An article and headline in Wednesday's Calendar section about Santana's upcoming residency at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas said the group would play about three shows a week at the hotel's concert venue, the Joint. The plan calls for Santana to appear about 36 times per year this year and in 2010, with performances concentrated into two- to three-week periods spaced throughout the year. The initial dates have the group playing four shows a week in the final week of May and the first two weeks of June.