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May 25, 2002 | From staff reports
Scott King of Van Nuys Birmingham has been selected as the state girls' track and field coach of the year by the California Coaches Assn. King, who is in his 14th season at Birmingham, guided the Patriots to second place on Thursday in the City Section girls' track finals. Birmingham scored the highest point total ever for a runner-up team. Last year, he led the Patriots to their first city girls' title after having finished third the previous three years.
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August 31, 2007 | From the Associated Press
Federal agents spied on the widow of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. for several years after his assassination in 1968, according to newly released documents that reveal the FBI worried she'd follow in the footsteps of the slain civil rights leader. In memos that show Coretta Scott King being closely followed by the government, the FBI speaks of concern that she might attempt "to tie the anti-Vietnam movement to the civil rights movement."
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SPORTS
June 10, 1988
Scott King, the Poly High track coach who led the Parrots to four consecutive East Valley League championships, has been named head coach at Birmingham. King, 36, compiled a record of 64-8 in 10 years at Poly. He succeeds Gary Mazziotti, who left Birmingham to become the coach at Alemany. "Birmingham is the premier track, as far as a high school facility, in Southern California," said King, who graduated from Reseda High and Humboldt State.
NATIONAL
January 14, 2007 | From the Associated Press
It's been a year since Coretta Scott King received thunderous applause when she surprised guests at the annual Salute to Greatness Dinner and appeared on stage, smiling and waving with her children. On Saturday, guests again applauded the widow of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. as she was honored posthumously for her human rights contributions and work to preserve her husband's legacy in the decades after his death. The event is the primary fundraiser for the Martin Luther King Jr.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 19, 1985
I must agree with Terry Chow's view on cartoon violence (Nov. 7). There certainly are some things that children should be protected from. Saturday morning cartoons are filled with objectionable material, but Sunday mornings are even worse. Jerry Falwell, Robert Schuller and a host of others fill the minds of young, impressionable children with superstition and twisted logic. As Chow so well pointed out, children do have a difficult time distinguishing between right and wrong. These morning sermons present complex social problems under the guise of enlightenment, but divine intervention is a poor substitute for reality.
SPORTS
April 4, 1996 | JOHN ORTEGA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Had it been a basketball game, Birmingham High track Coach Scott King might have been whistled Wednesday for a technical foul during the Northwest Valley Conference meet at Taft. Instead, his emotional outburst protesting a series of calls that seemed to favor the host Toreadors served its purpose as his boys' team won its 69th consecutive dual meet with a 68-59 victory.
NATIONAL
November 19, 2006 | From Times Wire Reports
Ten months after her death, Coretta Scott King is in her final resting place next to her husband, Martin Luther King Jr. The single crypt that had housed the slain civil rights leader's body at the King Center for Nonviolent Social Change in Atlanta has been replaced, and Coretta Scott King's body has been moved there.
NATIONAL
August 17, 2005 | From Times Wire Reports
Civil rights matriarch Coretta Scott King was listed in fair condition in Atlanta after being hospitalized for an unspecified condition, a hospital official said. King, 78, the widow of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., went to an emergency room for treatment, said Piedmont Hospital spokeswoman Diana Lewis. She would not elaborate on the reason for the hospitalization, but said King would spend the night.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 10, 1995 | FRANK MANNING
Coretta Scott King, widow of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., will speak Thursday at Soka University in Calabasas on the legacy of the slain civil rights leader and affirmative action. King was often a substitute speaker for her husband, who was assassinated in 1968. Since then, she has dedicated her life to promoting her husband's philosophy of nonviolence and equality for all people. Coretta Scott King, who was born in Mariou, Ala.
OPINION
February 9, 2006
Re "A Eulogy for King, a Scolding for Bush," Feb. 8 I was inspired by the Coretta Scott King funeral. The Republicans who complain about politics intruding on the service must have missed the point of her life. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy is one of nonviolence and civil rights; it puts President Bush's war on terror and his budget priorities to shame. Kudos to Jimmy Carter and the Rev. Joseph Lowery for speaking truth to power. Coretta King wouldn't have had it any other way. The struggle is not over, and the post-9/11 reality has drifted far from King's dream.
NATIONAL
November 19, 2006 | From Times Wire Reports
Ten months after her death, Coretta Scott King is in her final resting place next to her husband, Martin Luther King Jr. The single crypt that had housed the slain civil rights leader's body at the King Center for Nonviolent Social Change in Atlanta has been replaced, and Coretta Scott King's body has been moved there.
OPINION
February 9, 2006
Re "A Eulogy for King, a Scolding for Bush," Feb. 8 I was inspired by the Coretta Scott King funeral. The Republicans who complain about politics intruding on the service must have missed the point of her life. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy is one of nonviolence and civil rights; it puts President Bush's war on terror and his budget priorities to shame. Kudos to Jimmy Carter and the Rev. Joseph Lowery for speaking truth to power. Coretta King wouldn't have had it any other way. The struggle is not over, and the post-9/11 reality has drifted far from King's dream.
NATIONAL
September 23, 2005 | From Times Wire Reports
Coretta Scott King, 78, the widow of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., was released from an Atlanta hospital after suffering a stroke in mid-August that left her partly paralyzed, her doctor said. King will continue rehabilitation at home six days a week. The stroke paralyzed King's right side and affected her ability to speak. "She is saying some sentences," Maggie Mermin, King's doctor, said at a briefing outside Piedmont Hospital. "Yesterday, she walked 80 feet twice."
SPORTS
May 25, 2002 | From staff reports
Scott King of Van Nuys Birmingham has been selected as the state girls' track and field coach of the year by the California Coaches Assn. King, who is in his 14th season at Birmingham, guided the Patriots to second place on Thursday in the City Section girls' track finals. Birmingham scored the highest point total ever for a runner-up team. Last year, he led the Patriots to their first city girls' title after having finished third the previous three years.
SPORTS
April 4, 1996 | JOHN ORTEGA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Had it been a basketball game, Birmingham High track Coach Scott King might have been whistled Wednesday for a technical foul during the Northwest Valley Conference meet at Taft. Instead, his emotional outburst protesting a series of calls that seemed to favor the host Toreadors served its purpose as his boys' team won its 69th consecutive dual meet with a 68-59 victory.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 10, 1995 | FRANK MANNING
Coretta Scott King, widow of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., will speak Thursday at Soka University in Calabasas on the legacy of the slain civil rights leader and affirmative action. King was often a substitute speaker for her husband, who was assassinated in 1968. Since then, she has dedicated her life to promoting her husband's philosophy of nonviolence and equality for all people. Coretta Scott King, who was born in Mariou, Ala.
SPORTS
May 3, 1990 | JOHN LYNCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Brian Brison, a standout in football and track at San Fernando High, has been suspended from school for five days after his arrest on suspicion of punching Birmingham track Coach Scott King. Brison was arrested at Birmingham on Monday by Los Angeles Unified School District police, who took him to the West Valley Division of the Los Angeles Police Department.
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