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November 25, 2013 | By Eric Sondheimer
The parents of Corona Santiago linebacker Jordan Walker issued a statement Monday thanking medical staff for their son's treatment. Walker suffered a spinal cord injury on Friday night and is in critical condition at Loma Linda University Medical Center. His vitals are stable and he is responsive, the statement said. In the statement, Curtis and Allison Walker said, "The level of care and professionalism Jordan and we have encountered is unprecedented. Everyone we have encountered has been on top of everything as well as up front and honest about our son's condition.
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November 25, 2013 | By Eric Sondheimer
The parents of Corona Santiago linebacker Jordan Walker issued a statement Monday thanking medical staff for their son's treatment. Walker suffered a spinal cord injury on Friday night and is in critical condition at Loma Linda University Medical Center. His vitals are stable and he is responsive, the statement said. In the statement, Curtis and Allison Walker said, "The level of care and professionalism Jordan and we have encountered is unprecedented. Everyone we have encountered has been on top of everything as well as up front and honest about our son's condition.
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August 5, 1988 | MICHELE MITCHELL
It was October, 1981, and while Ralph Alexander lay in the Long Beach Veterans Hospital dying of cancer, his mind was concerned with something else--as usual. Alexander had never been very big on thinking about himself. He hadn't done it for the past 72 years, and he didn't figure to start on his death bed. After all, he hadn't dressed five-and-dime to pull the California Scholastic Press Assn. out of the red for nothing.
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December 18, 1999 | GARY KLEIN
The Southern Section ruled Friday that the result of last week's Division II football championship game between Diamond Bar and Upland will stand, even though Diamond Bar benefited from a fifth down on its game-winning drive. Diamond Bar, which won 17-14, was given an extra down when officials became confused after Upland had declined a third-down holding penalty.
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December 18, 1999 | GARY KLEIN
The Southern Section ruled Friday that the result of last week's Division II football championship game between Diamond Bar and Upland will stand, even though Diamond Bar benefited from a fifth down on its game-winning drive. Diamond Bar, which won 17-14, was given an extra down when officials became confused after Upland had declined a third-down holding penalty.
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February 9, 2002
There are memorials in Washington for many veterans, but not for at least one group of American fighters. Students at Upland High School are joining others seeking a National War Dog Memorial to honor the thousands of dogs that have served in the armed services. Supporter John Sciascia of the Vietnam Dog Handler Assn. said building a monument will cost $5 million to $7 million. Members of Upland High's Pets 'N Pots club have raised $80,000 so far.
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June 15, 1990
John O'Brien, a two-sport standout at Upland High School, has signed a letter of intent to play soccer at UC Irvine, the school announced Thursday. O'Brien, a 5-foot-11, 165-pound midfielder, was a three-year starter for Upland and was the most valuable soccer player in the Baseline League last fall. O'Brien also plans to play baseball at UC Irvine. He was a three-year starter as an infielder for Upland.
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March 28, 1990
Public safety officials and earthquake experts will speak at a seminar today for those in western San Bernardino County and the eastern San Gabriel Valley affected by the Feb. 28 earthquake. The city of Upland is sponsoring the free session in response to about 2,000 calls from residents seeking information following the 5.5 magnitude temblor, said Fire Department spokesman Don Smith. The seminar will be at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of Upland High School, 565 W. 11th St.
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February 16, 1989
John O'Brien scored with a minute left to give Upland High School a 3-2 victory over Servite in the Southern Section 4-A wild-card soccer match Wednesday at Upland. Upland (13-6-6) had tied the score with three minutes left on a goal by Bob Stephenson. O'Brien then scored off a corner kick on a header. Steve Brezinski scored for Servite (5-10-5). In a girls' 1-A wild-card match: Santa Margarita 4, St.
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June 26, 2007 | From Times Staff Reports
Three Upland teenagers who died in a fiery car crash near Barstow on Saturday were identified Monday as Hayley Watson, Dominique "D.J." Michaels and Nick Libutti. The teens, who were returning from a church project when their van crashed, had recently finished their freshman year at Upland High School, said Sue Fredendall, an elder at the First Presbyterian Church of Upland. The crash occurred about 3 p.m. Saturday on U.S. 395 near California 58, authorities said.
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August 5, 1988 | MICHELE MITCHELL
It was October, 1981, and while Ralph Alexander lay in the Long Beach Veterans Hospital dying of cancer, his mind was concerned with something else--as usual. Alexander had never been very big on thinking about himself. He hadn't done it for the past 72 years, and he didn't figure to start on his death bed. After all, he hadn't dressed five-and-dime to pull the California Scholastic Press Assn. out of the red for nothing.
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November 9, 1990
Charles A. Koepke, 61, environmental scientist who taught at Upland Junior High School. He was director of Terracorps International Ecological Program, a classroom program to teach students around the world how to preserve the environment. The program was funded by the National Science Foundation. Trained as a biologist, Koepke published poetry, wrote musical scores, painted and sculpted. He worked with several companies' bootstrap programs to provide jobs for the underprivileged. On Oct.
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September 12, 1998
Top-seeded Bob Duesler of Newport Beach continued his winning ways Friday by beating unseeded Walter Jensen of Rancho Santa Fe, 6-3, 6-2, in the third round of the USTA National Men's 60 singles Grass Court Championship at Rockaway Hunting Club in Lawrence, N.Y. Third-seeded Herman Ahlers of Dana Point also won his third-round match, defeating Rey Garrido of Miami, Fla., by default. Fourth-seeded Len Lindborg of Laguna Beach beat Roger King of Upper Montclair, N.J., 6-3, 7-5, to advance.
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