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April 26, 1992 | DALLAS M. JACKSON
Position: Vice president, InVitro International, Irvine. Birth date: Aug. 18, 1944. Residence: Huntington Beach. Family: Mother of four children, ages 12 to 21; eldest daughter at UC Berkeley. Education: Bachelor's degree from Wellesley College, 1966; master's degree from UC Berkeley in theoretical biophysics in 1974; doctorate from UCLA in biophysical chemistry in 1978; postdoctoral studies at UC San Francisco in structure of lipoproteins in relationship to cardiovascular disease in 1980.
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April 26, 1992 | DALLAS M. JACKSON
Position: Vice president, InVitro International, Irvine. Birth date: Aug. 18, 1944. Residence: Huntington Beach. Family: Mother of four children, ages 12 to 21; eldest daughter at UC Berkeley. Education: Bachelor's degree from Wellesley College, 1966; master's degree from UC Berkeley in theoretical biophysics in 1974; doctorate from UCLA in biophysical chemistry in 1978; postdoctoral studies at UC San Francisco in structure of lipoproteins in relationship to cardiovascular disease in 1980.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 18, 1991
Those people who are critical of the so-called hoopla surrounding the return of the military from the Gulf are overlooking an important factor in this equation. For the first time in a very long time, the silent majority in this country became a force in directing the outcome of a controversial political action. For too long, a very well-organized, vocal minority has been allowed to chart and control the course over which this country travels. This time it was different. We did go to the streets in the beginning, but not in the numbers of the so-called peace activists.
BUSINESS
April 26, 1992 | SUSAN CHRISTIAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
You might expect Virginia Gordon, the doctor who co-founded InVitro International, to be one of those avid animal lovers with seven cats and four dogs at home--all of which she rescued from the local pound. "No, no pets," she said. "Well, two birds, but they're really my son's." You also might expect Gordon to project an aura of self-righteousness about her quest to liberate animals from the horrors of the laboratory.
BUSINESS
April 26, 1992 | SUSAN CHRISTIAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
You might expect Virginia Gordon, the doctor who co-founded InVitro International, to be one of those avid animal lovers with seven cats and four dogs at home--all of which she rescued from the local pound. "No, no pets," she said. "Well, two birds, but they're really my son's." You also might expect Gordon to project an aura of self-righteousness about her quest to liberate animals from the horrors of the laboratory.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 17, 2003
Surveyed to name the 10 most influential cinematographers in film history, members of the International Cinematographers Guild came up with 11 (thanks to a tie). Their choices: Billy Bitzer ("Birth of a Nation"), James Wong Howe ("The Rose Tattoo"), Gregg Toland ("Wuthering Heights"), Freddie Young ("Lawrence of Arabia"), Jordan Cronenweth ("Blade Runner"), Conrad L.
BUSINESS
June 27, 1990 | LESLIE BERKMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Expressing concern about outlawing "a viable testing option" to ensure consumer safety, Gov. George Deukmejian has vetoed a bill that would have made California the first state to ban eye and skin tests on rabbits in the development of cosmetics and household products.
NEWS
March 31, 1985 | United Press International
Outraged city officials lambasted the chief of San Francisco's embattled Police Department over a training exercise during which two rifle-wielding officers seized a classroom filled with frightened fifth-graders. Board of Supervisors President John Molinari indicated that Chief Cornelius Murphy, who has come under criticism for a series of embarrassing incidents by the department, should be fired because of the seizure. "It's up to the mayor to decide," Molinari said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 18, 1991
Those people who are critical of the so-called hoopla surrounding the return of the military from the Gulf are overlooking an important factor in this equation. For the first time in a very long time, the silent majority in this country became a force in directing the outcome of a controversial political action. For too long, a very well-organized, vocal minority has been allowed to chart and control the course over which this country travels. This time it was different. We did go to the streets in the beginning, but not in the numbers of the so-called peace activists.
SPORTS
October 24, 2005 | From Associated Press
Jeff Gordon held on in a three-lap dash with Tony Stewart, who still took a 15-point lead over third-place finisher Jimmie Johnson in the NASCAR Chase for the Championship Sunday at Martinsville Speedway in Virginia. Gordon, a four-time champion who didn't qualify for the 10-race Nextel Cup playoff, completed a sweep of the season's two races on the 0.526-mile speedway -- the oldest, shortest and tightest run in NASCAR's premier stock car series. Gordon, driving a Chevrolet, edged Stewart by 0.
SPORTS
July 17, 2010 | By Fred Mitchell
Reporting from South Bend, Ind. — Former USC coach John Robinson, Stanford wide receiver Ken Margerum and Cal Lutheran linebacker Brian Kelley were among the 24 inductees to the College Football Hall of Fame on Saturday night. "I was very lucky to go to USC; we had good players. We were expected to win, but we had the opportunity to win," said Robinson, who had two stints as USC coach. "The thing I remember the most is my first year. I started out …I was an unknown selection.
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