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July 8, 1991 | CRISTINA LEE
Driving along the San Diego Freeway or any other freeway in Orange County, chances are that if you look up you'll see one of Scott Zimmer's creations. Unlike other small businesses hard hit by the recession, Zimmer's balloon manufacturing company, Giant Advertising, is in demand by retailers hard pressed for customers. Like his balloons, his 2-year-old business is ascending.
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July 8, 1991 | CRISTINA LEE
Driving along the San Diego Freeway or any other freeway in Orange County, chances are that if you look up you'll see one of Scott Zimmer's creations. Unlike other small businesses hard hit by the recession, Zimmer's balloon manufacturing company, Giant Advertising, is in demand by retailers hard pressed for customers. Like his balloons, his 2-year-old business is ascending.
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April 24, 1997 | RENEE TAWA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Oh, but for a strong north wind to nudge old Ragtime, a skinny, plywood boat painted rebel black and gunning for the young yachts in classic white with their turbo and tall sails and sleek carbon fiber. Just look at her! insists Ragtime's new owner, 37-year-old Scott Zimmer of Newport Beach. See, she just needs to catch the right line of wind . . .
SPORTS
February 7, 1985
Undefeated Poway High School has virtually clinched the top spot in the Palomar League, but there is an exciting race for second place. On Wednesday night, Vista edged Mt. Carmel, 54-53, at Vista; and Torrey Pines beat Fallbrook, 77-49, at Torrey Pines. Vista and Torrey Pines are tied for second at 6-4, and Mt. Carmel dropped to 5-4. The second-place team in each league qualifies for the playoffs. In Vista's victory over Mt.
SPORTS
January 12, 1985
The Grossmont High Foothillers came out walking in last night's Grossmont League game against the Monte Vista Monarchs, and the slow-down strategy seemed to be working. After the first five minutes, the scored was tied, 6-6. However, the Monte Vista defense was able to shut down Grossmont's offense the rest of the way to win, 62-30, and remain undefeated in league play (7-0, 13-1 overall). "Our kids just played super defense," Monte Vista Coach Pete Colonelli said. "They really did a super job.
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May 5, 1993 | JANE HULSE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Nope. More likely it's a blimp or a balloon. They are dotting the skies of Ventura County increasingly these days. Hovering like UFOs over businesses, they advertise everything from hot tubs to hot cars to hot dogs. They serve the same purpose as signs. But, when it comes to the law, they're not exactly signs. In Ventura, they're called "decorative devices," and businesses must get a permit, good for up to 45 days per year, to fly the giant balloons.
NEWS
May 28, 1999 | LINDA WHITMORE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Polo has a deservedly upscale reputation, considering the cost and upkeep of the primary equipment: horses. But you don't have to own a horse to play polo. And though traditional polo on a grass field might be out of reach of those with modest incomes, arena polo is easier on the bank account. "Arena polo is for regular people," said Denny Geiler, president of Playa Grande Polo Club in Huntington Beach.
NEWS
August 2, 1997 | JOHN BALZAR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
ABOARD THE RACING YACHT RAGTIME, in the Eastern Pacific--The night is moonless, and under layers of clouds also starless. The night is black--up, down, behind and beyond. Into this darkness we race. Surely on a night like this the cliche was born--about racing like the wind. For the wind shrieks in our rigging, fills the oversize billows of our sails and sweeps us across the ocean.
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