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March 8, 1998 | Kevin Thomas
This 1996 release is a celebrated parody of Gothic romance and solemn rural fiction. Its self-confident heroine Flora Poste (Kate Beckinsale, pictured) fancies herself a potential novelist, stating blithely that by the time she's 50, "I would like to write a novel as good as 'Persuasion.'
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July 11, 1999 | JOHN ORTEGA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Numbers. Numbers. Numbers. It's easy to get obsessed with them when you're a heptathlete and success is measured by points awarded in seven track and field events. Yet Shelia Burrell of Reseda says she must learn to ignore numbers if she wants to become one of the world's best. Burrell, a 1995 graduate of UCLA and an assistant track coach at Cal State Northridge, won her first national title in the USA Track & Field championships in Eugene, Ore.
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July 11, 1999 | JOHN ORTEGA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Numbers. Numbers. Numbers. It's easy to get obsessed with them when you're a heptathlete and success is measured by points awarded in seven track and field events. Yet Shelia Burrell of Reseda says she must learn to ignore numbers if she wants to become one of the world's best. Burrell, a 1995 graduate of UCLA and an assistant track coach at Cal State Northridge, won her first national title in the USA Track & Field championships in Eugene, Ore.
NEWS
March 8, 1998 | Kevin Thomas
This 1996 release is a celebrated parody of Gothic romance and solemn rural fiction. Its self-confident heroine Flora Poste (Kate Beckinsale, pictured) fancies herself a potential novelist, stating blithely that by the time she's 50, "I would like to write a novel as good as 'Persuasion.'
SPORTS
May 21, 1995
Both the UCLA men's and women's track and field teams repeated as Pacific 10 champions with the men winning their fourth consecutive title Saturday at Tucson. The Bruin men's team was led by sprinter Ato Boldon, who won the 100 meters with the best time recorded in the world this season, a 10.08. Boldon also won the 200 meters in 20.08. He becomes the third Bruin in the last four years to win both the 100 and 200 at the Pac-10 meet.
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June 26, 1999 | RANDY HARVEY
Craig Masback, a smart guy who, despite that, campaigned for and accepted the job as executive director of USA Track & Field, attacks corporate America as aggressively as he once did the mile. "We have a greater heritage than any other sport," he says in his sales pitch on behalf of the sport, mentioning the names Jesse Owens, Wilma Rudolph, Bob Mathias, Florence Griffith Joyner, Jackie Joyner-Kersee and Carl Lewis.
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May 10, 1996 | KEVIN THOMAS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
What could be more welcome than a classic English comedy, bristling with wit and hilarity and crammed with wonderful eccentrics? Since such comedies have become something of a rarity, that's all the more reason to cherish "Cold Comfort Farm," based on Stella Gibbons' 1932 novel, a celebrated parody of Gothic romance and solemn rural fiction.
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June 23, 2001 | HELENE ELLIOTT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After getting the worst end of a collision with a TV camera as she prepared for the final of the 100-meter dash at the 1999 U.S. Indoor championships, Chryste Gaines felt she had become a forgotten woman. Her injuries, which included a concussion, whiplash and a sprained foot, vanished long before the psychological wounds. That healing process reached completion Friday at Hayward Field when Gaines won the 100 at the U.S. championships in a wind-aided 10.
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