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January 12, 1993 | STEVE HINCHMAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Real estate developer Tom Chapman says that, contrary to local opinion, he is not holding a prized wilderness area in the nearby mountains for ransom. But you would be hard put to find anyone in this small fruit-growing and coal-mining town to defend him. The native-born Chapman specializes in converting rural land into million-dollar wilderness hideaways.
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NEWS
January 12, 1993 | STEVE HINCHMAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Real estate developer Tom Chapman says that, contrary to local opinion, he is not holding a prized wilderness area in the nearby mountains for ransom. But you would be hard put to find anyone in this small fruit-growing and coal-mining town to defend him. The native-born Chapman specializes in converting rural land into million-dollar wilderness hideaways.
SPORTS
August 11, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Jim Baron, 74-71 at St. Francis College of Pennsylvania for the past five years, was hired as basketball coach at St. Bonaventure. He replaces Tom Chapman, who was dismissed after a 22-62 record in three seasons.
REAL ESTATE
January 4, 1987
Testing Engineers-San Diego, founded by Phillip Helsley as San Diego Testing Laboratories to provide structural inspections for the U.S. Navy, is marking its 40th anniversary. San Diego's oldest testing engineering firm has grown from two employees at its founding, to 70 today, and conducts testing procedures and inspections on everything from skyscrapers to ships, according to Tom Chapman, vice president and general manager.
SPORTS
January 7, 1990 | From United Press International
Assumed Traits rallied along the rail for a neck victory over Superfola Saturday in the $51,150 Cecilia deMille Harper Invitational Handicap at Bay Meadows. The fifth choice in the 11 horse field, Assumed Traits returned $13.80, $6.40 and $4.20, completing the 1 1/16 miles on the turf course in 1:44 3/5 under jockey Tom Chapman. Superfola, with Ron Warren, Jr. aboard, paid $6.60 and $3.60. Bold Costa, ridden by Tim Doocy, finished a half length behind Superfola and returned $3.60 to show.
SPORTS
November 7, 1986
Brian Hawkes of Huntington Beach won the pro singles division and Tim Ring and Kevin Booth of Costa Mesa the pro doubles division of the Halloween racquetball tournament last week at Orange Coast College.
SPORTS
February 20, 1992
Injured guard Rex Chapman was traded by the Charlotte Hornets to the Washington Bullets for forward Tom Hammonds. Chapman the Hornets' all-time scoring leader, has missed the last 30 games because of a bruised left heel. Hammonds has averaged 11.9 points and five rebounds in 37 games this season.
NEWS
November 1, 1990
An apparently unarmed man robbed a Bank of America branch of $1,162 Monday after approaching a bank teller and demanding that she give him money, authorities said. "I just did what he wanted," the teller at the 8856 E. Valley Blvd. branch said. Bank policy requires tellers to comply with robbers for the safety of customers and other employees, bank spokesman Tom Chapman said.
SPORTS
January 20, 1991 | From Times Wire Services
Sea Cadet won an early battle with Gold Coast Express and then held on in the stretch to defeat favored General Meeting by three-quarters of a length in Saturday's $300,000 El Camino Real Derby at Bay Meadows. The winner, ridden by Tom Chapman, ran the 1 1/16 miles in 1:40 3/5 and paid $16.40, $5 and $4.40. General Meeting, with Laffit Pincay riding, returned $2.80 and $2.60. Mizter Interco, ridden by Tim Doocy, was third in the nine-horse field of three-year-olds and paid $3.20.
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