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March 29, 1990 | JOHN LYNCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The teams were chosen on the basis of a poll of area coaches, who are asked to fill out ballots nominating their own players and opponents, plus the observations of college scouts and sportswriters. Each player will receive the traditional Times golden basketball plaque and award certificate. The low point for Dana Jones, North Hollywood High's senior center, came Jan. 17 at the Grant High gymnasium.
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March 29, 1990 | JOHN LYNCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The teams were chosen on the basis of a poll of area coaches, who are asked to fill out ballots nominating their own players and opponents, plus the observations of college scouts and sportswriters. Each player will receive the traditional Times golden basketball plaque and award certificate. The low point for Dana Jones, North Hollywood High's senior center, came Jan. 17 at the Grant High gymnasium.
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NEWS
February 15, 2012 | By Brady MacDonald, Los Angeles Times
After a decade of difficulty and uncertainty, California's Great America has dusted off plans for an oft-delayed wooden roller coaster in hopes of reversing the Santa Clara amusement park's declining fortunes. PHOTOS: New wooden coaster at California's Great America Scheduled to debut in 2013, the Gold Striker wooden coaster would send riders whirling into a one-of-a-kind twist around the Star Tower observation deck near the park's entrance, officials confirmed. The 3,100-foot-long Great Coasters International wooden coaster would include a terrain-hugging S-turn, a high-speed station fly-by and a series of zero-G camelbacks and bunny hops at speeds topping 50 mph aboard Millennium Flyer trains.
BUSINESS
July 12, 2013 | By Lauren Beale
The "other" penthouse at the Century, a 42-story, star-studded tower where celebrity buyers include Candy Spelling, has come on the market in Century City at $15.5 million. The furnished penthouse features a great room with a fireplace, a formal dining room, an eat-in kitchen, three bedrooms, four full bathrooms and a powder room in 5,665 square feet of interior living space. There are terraces off the great room and kitchen that offer an additional 746 square feet of outdoor space, plus there are 200 square feet or so in the elevator vestibule.
NEWS
November 14, 2011 | By Brady MacDonald, Los Angeles Times staff writer
At first I thought it was too early to look ahead at the new attractions coming to U.S. theme parks in 2013, but then I realized a number of big rides have already been announced and many more are already in the planning stages. > Photos: Most anticipated new U.S. theme park rides for 2013 It already seems like 2013 is shaping up as a good year for ride enthusiasts and theme park fans. Big industry players have announced major projects, and several smaller parks are planning to roll out significant additions.
NEWS
December 26, 2012 | By Brady MacDonald, Los Angeles Times staff writer
The theme park industry will take a deep breath in 2013 after the launch of several landmark attractions and with more groundbreaking projects on the horizon. The last few years have seen several theme park additions that have altered the industry landscape and set attendance records -- from Cars Land at Disney California Adventure to Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal's Islands of Adventure. The future promises even more theme park innovation in the form of Shanghai Disneyland in China and Avatar Land at Disney's Animal Kingdom in Florida.
TRAVEL
February 24, 2002 | KRISTIN JOHANNSEN
Atop her tower here, Queen Seondeok must have been pleased. In the year 640, her capital of glittering palaces and pagodas spread out in all directions from the Cheomseongdae observatory, an architectural star in its own right. Foreigners called Silla, the ancient kingdom of what is today South Korea, the "land of bright silver and gold" and spoke of its wealth and culture.
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