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April 1, 1996 | JESSE KATZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It didn't start as a gimmick, this dinky Nissan pickup that Victor Morales hopes to drive right into the U.S. Senate. A high school civics teacher on the political lark of a lifetime, he could afford no other vehicle for spreading his populist gospel, putting on 60,000 miles so far in the Democratic race to unseat Republican incumbent Phil Gramm.
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October 6, 1996 | BRENDA BELL, Brenda Bell is a Texan who lives on Bainbridge Islad, Wash. Her last story for the magazine was about a Latino advertising firm in San Antonio
Victor Morales is tired. Bone-tired, flat-out tired. You can see it in the new lines being etched onto his hawkish, handsome 46-year-old face, in the shade that falls over his dark eyes in his 16th month of running for a U.S. Senate seat against unfathomable odds; you can hear it in the weariness with which he answers the phone in his room at the Best Western motel in San Angelo, a stopover on his 10-day campaign swing through the drought-stricken ranching and farming country of West Texas.
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MAGAZINE
October 6, 1996 | BRENDA BELL, Brenda Bell is a Texan who lives on Bainbridge Islad, Wash. Her last story for the magazine was about a Latino advertising firm in San Antonio
Victor Morales is tired. Bone-tired, flat-out tired. You can see it in the new lines being etched onto his hawkish, handsome 46-year-old face, in the shade that falls over his dark eyes in his 16th month of running for a U.S. Senate seat against unfathomable odds; you can hear it in the weariness with which he answers the phone in his room at the Best Western motel in San Angelo, a stopover on his 10-day campaign swing through the drought-stricken ranching and farming country of West Texas.
NEWS
April 10, 1996 | JESSE KATZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Writing another chapter in his political fairy tale, high school civics teacher Victor Morales won a close runoff Tuesday for the Texas Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate, a Cinderella showing for a low-budget neophyte who put 60,000 miles on his Nissan pickup barnstorming the state. Morales' victory, a 51%-49% win over veteran Rep.
NEWS
April 9, 1996 | Reuters
Texans were set to vote today in a statewide runoff that could make a high school teacher who campaigned in a pickup the Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate. Polls showed Victor Morales, 46, leading Rep. John Bryant (D-Texas) by a 41%-34% margin in the race to take on Sen. Phil Gramm in November. Morales was a surprise leader in the March 12 primary when he got 36% of the vote to Bryant's 30%.
NEWS
April 10, 1996 | JESSE KATZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Writing another chapter in his political fairy tale, high school civics teacher Victor Morales won a close runoff Tuesday for the Texas Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate, a Cinderella showing for a low-budget neophyte who put 60,000 miles on his Nissan pickup barnstorming the state. Morales' victory, a 51%-49% win over veteran Rep.
NEWS
April 10, 1996 | JESSE KATZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
High school civics teacher Victor Morales, a virtually unfunded neophyte who has been barnstorming Texas in a Nissan pickup, was narrowly trailing Tuesday in the runoff for the Democratic nomination to oppose Republican Sen. Phil Gramm of Texas. Veteran Rep. John Bryant led Morales, 51% to 49%, with about a third of the vote counted. Morales' candidacy had gained national attention because of its improbable nature.
SPORTS
October 7, 2000 | ED KITCHEN
Moorpark 7, Thousand Oaks 3--The lights went out for the Lancers in the fourth quarter, literally and figuratively, as the Musketeers won at their homecoming. Victor Morales scored the decisive touchdown on a 31-yard run with less than three minutes to play, but not before two power outages of 15 minutes delayed the game. Morales led Moorpark (2-3, 1-1) with 97 yards in 14 carries. Thousand Oaks (0-5, 0-2) scoredon a 38-yard field goal by Troy Krill.
NEWS
March 14, 2002 | Times wire services
A runoff will be held April 9 between a Latino and an African American seeking the Democratic nomination in Texas for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Republican Phil Gramm. The winner will join a ticket featuring the first Latino nominated for governor in Texas by a major party. Laredo oilman and banker Tony Sanchez, armed with a personal fortune of $600 million, easily won Tuesday's primary over former state Atty. Gen. Dan Morales, and will challenge Gov. Rick Perry, a Republican.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 5, 2013 | By Kate Mather, Matt Hamilton and Emily Foxhall
An estimated 8,000 to 10,000 people were gathered at Rancho Santa Susana Community Park to watch the show when, officials believe, at least one pyrotechnic prematurely exploded in a mortar, causing a chain reaction that tipped over other fireworks and launched them into the crowd of spectators. Simi Valley police initially said 28 people were injured, including 20 who were taken by ambulance to area hospitals. Additional victims sought treatment on their own. Simi Valley Hospital treated 26 patients, 14 of whom came in by ambulance, according to hospital spokeswoman Alicia Gonzalez.
NEWS
April 10, 1996 | JESSE KATZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
High school civics teacher Victor Morales, a virtually unfunded neophyte who has been barnstorming Texas in a Nissan pickup, was narrowly trailing Tuesday in the runoff for the Democratic nomination to oppose Republican Sen. Phil Gramm of Texas. Veteran Rep. John Bryant led Morales, 51% to 49%, with about a third of the vote counted. Morales' candidacy had gained national attention because of its improbable nature.
NEWS
April 9, 1996 | Reuters
Texans were set to vote today in a statewide runoff that could make a high school teacher who campaigned in a pickup the Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate. Polls showed Victor Morales, 46, leading Rep. John Bryant (D-Texas) by a 41%-34% margin in the race to take on Sen. Phil Gramm in November. Morales was a surprise leader in the March 12 primary when he got 36% of the vote to Bryant's 30%.
NEWS
April 1, 1996 | JESSE KATZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It didn't start as a gimmick, this dinky Nissan pickup that Victor Morales hopes to drive right into the U.S. Senate. A high school civics teacher on the political lark of a lifetime, he could afford no other vehicle for spreading his populist gospel, putting on 60,000 miles so far in the Democratic race to unseat Republican incumbent Phil Gramm.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 22, 1999 | HOLLY J. WOLCOTT
The Ventura County Sheriff's Department is asking the public's help in locating four people for allegedly failing to appear in court or violating probation. Arrest warrants have been issued in each case. Kristina Mikami, 22, who also uses the last name Guillean, allegedly violated her probation on a conviction of possessing a controlled substance. She was last known to have lived in the 4600 block of Frost Drive in Oxnard. Mikami is white, 5 feet 2, 160 pounds and has blond hair and blue eyes.
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