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October 7, 1985
The University of Santa Clara has changed its name to Santa Clara University, or SCU, so it cannot be confused with other schools in California when its letters are used. The old initials, USC, could stand for the University of Southern California.
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SPORTS
February 28, 1991
Laura Brun, a defender for the Los Alamitos girls' soccer team, has orally committed to play for Santa Clara and will sign a letter of intent, her mother said Wednesday. Brun, whose high school career ended Tuesday when the Griffins lost to top-seeded El Toro in a Southern Section Division 4-A semifinal game, chose Santa Clara, which has reached the NCAA Division I final in each of the past two seasons, over UC Santa Barbara.
SPORTS
February 28, 1991
Laura Brun, a defender for the Los Alamitos girls' soccer team, has orally committed to play for Santa Clara and will sign a letter of intent, her mother said Wednesday. Brun, whose high school career ended Tuesday when the Griffins lost to top-seeded El Toro in a Southern Section Division 4-A semifinal game, chose Santa Clara, which has reached the NCAA Division I final in each of the past two seasons, over UC Santa Barbara.
SPORTS
April 17, 1990
Don Disbro, two-year starter for Mission Viejo High School's baseball team, has signed a letter of intent to attend Santa Clara. Disbro will play first base and the outfield.
NEWS
December 24, 2000 | MAURA DOLAN and MITCHELL LANDSBERG, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Only rarely does a judge in a criminal case overturn the verdict reached by jurors in her own courtroom. Still rarer is the judge who admits to committing an error so serious it taints a verdict. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Jacqueline Connor did both Friday night in an extraordinary ruling that overturned the convictions of three Rampart Division police officers, impressing legal scholars with both her tightly reasoned legal arguments and her unusual candor.
SPORTS
June 19, 1985
Alan Wiggins, coming off his second rehabilitation stop for drug treatment, agreed Tuesday to report to the San Diego Padres' Las Vegas affiliate in the Pacific Coast League. San Diego President Ballard Smith said efforts to trade the second baseman will continue. Before Wiggins was voluntarily admitted to a drug rehabilitation clinic in Center City, Minn., for 28 days last month, the Padres had said that he would never play for them again. He went through rehabilitation treatment in 1982.
SPORTS
August 19, 1987
Funeral services are scheduled for Thursday night at the University of Santa Clara for Nick Vanos, the Phoenix Suns' third-year center who was killed along with his fiancee in the crash of Northwest Flight 255 at Detroit Sunday.
SPORTS
April 17, 1990
Don Disbro, two-year starter for Mission Viejo High School's baseball team, has signed a letter of intent to attend Santa Clara. Disbro will play first base and the outfield.
NEWS
October 7, 1985
The University of Santa Clara has changed its name to Santa Clara University, or SCU, so it cannot be confused with other schools in California when its letters are used. The old initials, USC, could stand for the University of Southern California.
SPORTS
June 19, 1985
Alan Wiggins, coming off his second rehabilitation stop for drug treatment, agreed Tuesday to report to the San Diego Padres' Las Vegas affiliate in the Pacific Coast League. San Diego President Ballard Smith said efforts to trade the second baseman will continue. Before Wiggins was voluntarily admitted to a drug rehabilitation clinic in Center City, Minn., for 28 days last month, the Padres had said that he would never play for them again. He went through rehabilitation treatment in 1982.
SPORTS
November 15, 1986
Vince Bryan, a 6-foot 7-inch senior forward at Woodbridge High School, has signed a national basketball letter of intent to attend Brigham Young University. Bryan, 17, averaged 13 points for the Warriors as a junior. He visited the University of Hawaii, Northern Arizona University, University of Santa Clara and the University of Oregon before choosing BYU. He was recruited by 73 schools.
NEWS
October 23, 1986
Appointed: Aug. 13, 1984 Named by: George Deukmejian Background: Associate Justice, Court of Appeal; Presiding Judge, Santa Clara County Superior Court; Probate Judge; Presiding Judge, Juvenile Court; General Counsel, University of Santa Clara; private law practice. Organizations: Faculty member, Calif. Judicial College; lecturer, Univ. of Santa Clara School of Law; Calif. Judges Foundation; National Conf. of Christians and Jews; Board of Trustees, Univ. of Santa Clara; Calif. Judges Assn.
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