January 12, 1993 |
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.
August 11, 1992 |
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.
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.
January 7, 1990 |
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.
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.
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.