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June 29, 1998 | HELENE ELLIOTT
Fearful of a repeat of the violence that accompanied Germany's first-round game at Lens, which resulted in the severe beating of a French gendarme by organized, neo-Nazi thugs, officials in Montpellier have instituted tight security measures for Germany's round-of-16 game against Mexico today at Stade de la Mosson. The prefect of Herault--the region in which Montpellier is located--ordered a ban on takeout sales of alcoholic beverages starting midnight Sunday until 8 a.m. Tuesday.
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June 29, 1998 | HELENE ELLIOTT
Fearful of a repeat of the violence that accompanied Germany's first-round game at Lens, which resulted in the severe beating of a French gendarme by organized, neo-Nazi thugs, officials in Montpellier have instituted tight security measures for Germany's round-of-16 game against Mexico today at Stade de la Mosson. The prefect of Herault--the region in which Montpellier is located--ordered a ban on takeout sales of alcoholic beverages starting midnight Sunday until 8 a.m. Tuesday.
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SPORTS
January 12, 1989
Junior fullback Jorge Pineda scored on a free kick from 35 yards in the second half as Birmingham High defeated Van Nuys, 1-0, in a Valley Pac-8 Conference boys' soccer match Wednesday at Birmingham. Goalkeeper Andrew Sherman recorded his fifth shutout as the Braves improved to 6-1, 2-1 in conference play. Van Nuys is 3-4, 0-2. Cleveland 3, El Camino Real 0--Todd Lunbeck, Juan Carlos Hernandez and Edwing Paz scored for Cleveland in a Northwest Valley Conference match at Cleveland.
SPORTS
January 12, 1989
Junior fullback Jorge Pineda scored on a free kick from 35 yards in the second half as Birmingham High defeated Van Nuys, 1-0, in a Valley Pac-8 Conference boys' soccer match Wednesday at Birmingham. Goalkeeper Andrew Sherman recorded his fifth shutout as the Braves improved to 6-1, 2-1 in conference play. Van Nuys is 3-4, 0-2. Cleveland 3, El Camino Real 0--Todd Lunbeck, Juan Carlos Hernandez and Edwing Paz scored for Cleveland in a Northwest Valley Conference match at Cleveland.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 13, 2001 | ROBERTO J. MANZANO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For many families, Park Parthenia in the San Fernando Valley is the first stop in the promised land. But the experience can be rough. Housing in the aging low-rise complex rents for as little as $200 a month, and three families sometimes pile into a two-bedroom apartment. Because of nearby industrial parks and restaurants, it provides convenient housing for working-class Latinos.
WORLD
February 10, 2005 | Bruce Wallace, Times Staff Writer
The drama stayed on the field and out of the stands Wednesday night as Japan's national soccer team scored in the final seconds to defeat rival North Korea, 2-1, in a contest played against a backdrop of high political tension between the two countries. In front of 59,399 raucous fans in Japan's Saitama Stadium, the game was a crucial encounter for two teams hoping to qualify for next year's World Cup in Germany.
SPORTS
August 21, 1995 | GRAHAME L. JONES
The 1995-96 English season began over the weekend amid news that the 20 clubs in the Premier League spent a staggering $142.8 million buying new players during the summer, many from overseas. Newcastle United, under the care of former England national team captain and future national team coach Kevin Keegan, was the biggest spender at more than $21.7 million. Liverpool made one of the largest individual purchases, breaking the British record by paying Nottingham Forest $13.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 5, 1994 | JIM NEWTON and JOSH MEYER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Pasadena got a dress rehearsal for the upcoming World Cup festivities Saturday, as 90,000 or so soccer fans descended on the Rose Bowl for an exhibition game between the United States and Mexico, snarling traffic on two freeways and testing the resources of a massive law enforcement contingent. Some fans waited for three hours or longer as they worked their way toward the stadium in cars and on foot.
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