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February 13, 1991
Emmett R. (Mike) Shannon, who worked as a real estate broker in the San Fernando Valley for more than 30 years, has died at a Van Nuys hospital. He was 81. A longtime Northridge resident, Shannon died Sunday of complications of old age, said his wife, Florence Shannon. Born in Minneapolis, Shannon came to California in 1936. He worked as a car salesman before he entered real estate in the mid-1950s. He worked as a real estate broker and district manager for Forest E. Olson Inc.
December 29, 2009
1. Kansas 11-0 (1): The Jayhawks shot 73.1% in the second half of a victory against California. 2. Texas 11-0 (2): Forward Damion James looked invincible against Michigan State. 3. Kentucky 13-0 (3): All eyes will be on the Bluegrass State on Saturday when Kentucky plays host to Louisville. 4. Syracuse 12-0 (4): The Orange starts Big East Conference play Tuesday at Seton Hall. 5. Purdue 11-0 (5): Coach Matt Painter is enjoying his longest winning streak.
April 9, 1992 | ELLIOTT TEAFORD
John Halagan, an assistant basketball coach at Woodbridge High School, was named Wednesday the school's new head coach. He replaces Bill Shannon, who resigned for personal reasons. Halagan has been a science teacher at Woodbridge the past nine years and was Shannon's top assistant the past six seasons. Woodbridge was 18-17 last season, finishing second to Tustin in the Sea View League.
September 10, 2000
Bob "Shamrock" Shannon, 79, longtime radio and television announcer. Shannon began working as a radio announcer in his hometown of West Allis, Wis., in 1938, while he was still in high school. He got his big break at WTMJ in Milwaukee announcing for Heinie and the Grenadiers, a locally well-known polka band. He came to Hollywood after military service in World War II and was a CBS network announcer in the late 1940s.
February 28, 2001 | From Times Wire Services
Claude Shannon, considered to be the father of modern digital communications and information theory, has died. Shannon, professor emeritus at MIT, died Saturday at a Massachusetts nursing home after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. A distant relative of Thomas Edison, Shannon was affiliated with Bell Laboratories from 1941 to 1972, during which time he wrote the landmark paper "A Mathematical Theory of Communication."
February 27, 1991
Leland M. Shannon, 63, dean of the Graduate Division and Office of Research Affairs at UC Riverside and a recognized expert on plant biochemistry. He became dean in 1980 and served until his death. During his tenure, research grants increased from $13 million to more than $23 million annually. He came to UC Riverside in 1957 as an associate professor of chemistry from UCLA, where he held a similar post.
October 1, 1988
William V. Shannon, 61, a journalist and college professor who served as U.S. ambassador to Ireland under President Jimmy Carter. "His experience in foreign affairs and as a journalist and writer and editorial writer for The New York Times brought not only a vast experience, but a very high level of achievement to bear in his classes," said Boston University President John Silber.
January 29, 1991
The widow of singer Del Shannon has sued Eli Lilly & Co., claiming an antidepressant drug made by the pharmaceutical giant led to her husband's suicide last year in his Santa Clarita home. The Superior Court suit filed by LeAnne Westover seeks unspecified punitive damages and contends that the Indianapolis-based firm failed to warn the public and medical community about possible side effects of the drug Prozac.
March 17, 1988
John Mayberry, who coached Kennedy High School to the Southern Section 3-A basketball title this season, will coach the North team in the 23rd annual Orange County high school all-star boys' basketball game this June. Bill Shannon of Woodbridge, which reached the 3-A final this season, will coach the South team in the game, which will be played June 25 in the Bren Center on the campus of UC Irvine.
Michael Shannon has made it. After studying in Los Angeles, Toronto, Budapest and Moscow, the 19-year-old American has become a soloist at the Bolshoi Ballet. A June graduate of the Bolshoi Ballet Academy, Shannon had hoped to be hired by the parent company. But that was far from certain, for foreign dancers are rare at the Bolshoi, a Russian institution for more than 200 years, and Americans are unprecedented.
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