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November 1, 1987 | SUSAN HEEGER and Susan Heeger a Los Angeles writer.
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIANS, take heart. One South African and an Australian or two might be closing in on three-time world champ Frieda Zamba, but five of our own are right there in the scramble for the women's world surfing title. Four world events--and three wins for Wendy Botha of South Africa--have opened the field to the challengers, and, say the Californians, sharpened their own hopes for a winning 1987-88 season.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 6, 2009 | Tami Abdollah
A convicted murderer in Illinois was charged Wednesday with killing five Southern California women between 1986 and 1995 in Orange, Riverside and San Diego counties. Andrew Urdiales, 45, was charged by the Orange County district attorney's office with five felony counts of murder, with special circumstances of committing multiple murders and a sentencing enhancement of using a handgun in three of the killings. The special circumstances charges make him subject to the death penalty.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 6, 2009 | Tami Abdollah
A convicted murderer in Illinois was charged Wednesday with killing five Southern California women between 1986 and 1995 in Orange, Riverside and San Diego counties. Andrew Urdiales, 45, was charged by the Orange County district attorney's office with five felony counts of murder, with special circumstances of committing multiple murders and a sentencing enhancement of using a handgun in three of the killings. The special circumstances charges make him subject to the death penalty.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 4, 2009 | Carol J. Williams
Thunder rumbled through the Southland and freak storms pelted the region with hail, lightning and unseasonable rain, killing two women in San Bernardino County, bedeviling aviation and touching off more than a dozen brush fires on the parched mountain slopes ringing Los Angeles County.
BUSINESS
August 2, 1992 | MICHAEL FLAGG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Running a union is still largely a man's game. But slowly that's beginning to change. In the 1980s, a handful of Southern California women rose to the leadership of big, local unions. In June they were joined by one more: Angela Keefe, who's unusual not just because she's a woman but because she's only 29. Keefe beat a male incumbent in an election for president of the Hotel and Restaurant Employees Union, Local 681, which covers Orange County and Long Beach.
SPORTS
October 27, 1986 | BARBIE LUDOVISE
Calm overcame a feisty performance Sunday as Stephanie Harges of USC defeated UCLA's Jane Thomas, 6-2, 7-5, in the final of the Rolex ITCA Southern California Collegiate Women's Tennis Championships at UC Irvine. Harges, a sophomore, kept her composure despite Thomas' continual whirlwind of spins, slams and shouts. "It (the match) was pretty nerve-racking," Harges said. "It could have gone either way."
SPORTS
February 26, 1995 | IRENE GARCIA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Fans attending the Ventura College women's basketball playoff game on Saturday night against Cerritos yelled one thing over and over: "Warm up the bus!" It indicated that the game was so one-sided, Cerritos better pack its bags and hit the road. The loud chanting started with more than five minutes remaining in the first half. Indeed, Ventura disposed of its Southern California Regional final opponent quickly, 70-52, in front of a capacity crowd of 3,400 at the Ventura gym.
NEWS
December 28, 1990 | PHILIP HAGER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The state Supreme Court on Thursday reinstated the death sentences of two convicted killers who, in separate cases, broke into the homes of two elderly Southern California women and murdered them for a total of $117. The justices voted 5 to 2 to uphold the death penalty for Bronte Lamont Wright for the 1981 fatal beating of Patricia Hunter, a 76-year-old Pasadena Sunday school teacher.
NEWS
January 4, 1990 | LILY ENG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For thousands of Cambodian women in Southern California, the mourning brought on by years of strife in their homeland has never stopped. Memories of a lost child or the massacre of entire families continue to fuel their grief. Help is difficult to find. Southern California offers only a handful of counseling services for some 70,000 refugees. And, according to counselors, Cambodian women face another obstacle: traditionally, they hold back feelings and are reluctant to talk about themselves.
NEWS
June 19, 1997 | ADRIENNE M. JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The offices of the Los Angeles Sparks staff are small, crowded and plain. Privacy and quiet are premiums only for the president and the general manager, and only in small doses. But no one is complaining. Not as Saturday nears, the launch date of the Women's National Basketball Assn. It won't be the first American women's league. That distinction belongs to the U.S. Women's Basketball League, which formed in 1978, then folded three years later.
SPORTS
November 13, 1995 | MELANIE NEFF, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
UCLA's Keri Phebus was tired and it looked as though she might give in, but she dug deep and found her second wind, holding on to capture the Rolex-ITA Southern California Regional women's tennis title Sunday at UC Irvine. Phebus, top-seeded, defeated No. 2 Vicky Maes of Arizona, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3. After playing eight sets of tennis on Saturday, including two rounds of doubles, Phebus had a hard time keeping her legs moving in the finals. "After yesterday, I was really tired," Phebus said.
SPORTS
February 26, 1995 | IRENE GARCIA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Fans attending the Ventura College women's basketball playoff game on Saturday night against Cerritos yelled one thing over and over: "Warm up the bus!" It indicated that the game was so one-sided, Cerritos better pack its bags and hit the road. The loud chanting started with more than five minutes remaining in the first half. Indeed, Ventura disposed of its Southern California Regional final opponent quickly, 70-52, in front of a capacity crowd of 3,400 at the Ventura gym.
BUSINESS
August 2, 1992 | MICHAEL FLAGG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Running a union is still largely a man's game. But slowly that's beginning to change. In the 1980s, a handful of Southern California women rose to the leadership of big, local unions. In June they were joined by one more: Angela Keefe, who's unusual not just because she's a woman but because she's only 29. Keefe beat a male incumbent in an election for president of the Hotel and Restaurant Employees Union, Local 681, which covers Orange County and Long Beach.
NEWS
December 28, 1990 | PHILIP HAGER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The state Supreme Court on Thursday reinstated the death sentences of two convicted killers who, in separate cases, broke into the homes of two elderly Southern California women and murdered them for a total of $117. The justices voted 5 to 2 to uphold the death penalty for Bronte Lamont Wright for the 1981 fatal beating of Patricia Hunter, a 76-year-old Pasadena Sunday school teacher.
SPORTS
November 13, 1995 | MELANIE NEFF, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
UCLA's Keri Phebus was tired and it looked as though she might give in, but she dug deep and found her second wind, holding on to capture the Rolex-ITA Southern California Regional women's tennis title Sunday at UC Irvine. Phebus, top-seeded, defeated No. 2 Vicky Maes of Arizona, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3. After playing eight sets of tennis on Saturday, including two rounds of doubles, Phebus had a hard time keeping her legs moving in the finals. "After yesterday, I was really tired," Phebus said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 4, 2009 | Carol J. Williams
Thunder rumbled through the Southland and freak storms pelted the region with hail, lightning and unseasonable rain, killing two women in San Bernardino County, bedeviling aviation and touching off more than a dozen brush fires on the parched mountain slopes ringing Los Angeles County.
NEWS
January 4, 1990 | LILY ENG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For thousands of Cambodian women in Southern California, the mourning brought on by years of strife in their homeland has never stopped. Memories of a lost child or the massacre of entire families continue to fuel their grief. Help is difficult to find. Southern California offers only a handful of counseling services for some 70,000 refugees. And, according to counselors, Cambodian women face another obstacle: traditionally, they hold back feelings and are reluctant to talk about themselves.
MAGAZINE
November 1, 1987 | SUSAN HEEGER and Susan Heeger a Los Angeles writer.
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIANS, take heart. One South African and an Australian or two might be closing in on three-time world champ Frieda Zamba, but five of our own are right there in the scramble for the women's world surfing title. Four world events--and three wins for Wendy Botha of South Africa--have opened the field to the challengers, and, say the Californians, sharpened their own hopes for a winning 1987-88 season.
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