July 27, 1987 |
The defending champion United States beat the Philippines, 80-62, Sunday in a final round match of the 11th William Jones Cup men's basketball tournament. The Americans, represented by Vanderbilt University, trailed the Philippines, 38-33, at halftime. Top American scorers were Will Perdue with 28 points and Barry Booker with 11 points. In other matches Sunday, Japan defeated Malaysia, 55-47, and West Germany beat Australia, 86-74.
August 24, 1986
The California Energy Commission has named three California companies and a husband-and-wife team winners in a nationwide energy program. Mr. and Mrs. William Jones of Lotus won an award for their proposed system of valves and mechanisms that could solve some inefficiencies in the production of crude oil. Stockton-based Metlund Enterprises won an award for a device that saves hot water.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 24, 1986 |
San Diego Housing Commission officials have asked their attorney to determine if Councilman William Jones has a conflict of interest by voting on commission matters because, as the owner of a four-unit apartment complex, he receives rent subsidies administered by the agency. Commission officials made the request earlier this week after they learned that the apartments at 3055 L St. were purchased July 31 by Jones--who, as a councilman, has a final say on commission budgets and business.
December 11, 1985
William Allen Jones has been named senior vice president-corporate general counsel and secretary of the new United Artists Corp. Financier Kirk Kerkorian is buying UA on completion of the sale of its parent, MGM/UA Entertainment, to Turner Broadcasting System. Jones has been serving as vice president, general counsel-corporate and secretary of MGM/UA for the last two years. He went there from the law firm of Wyman, Bautzer, Rothman, Kuchel & Silbert.
June 5, 2001 |
Falcon Communications Inc.'s president and chief financial officer were killed Sunday in a plane crash in Tennessee. Falcon is a unit of Charter Communications Inc. President Brian Laine Provance, 44, and Chief Financial Officer Lisa Goessling, 38, were killed, along with company pilot Alan Charles England, 47, and engineer William Arthur Jones, 41, the Madison County Sheriff's Department said. Goessling's husband, David William Goessling, 40, the only victim not employed by Falcon, also died.
July 24, 1994 |
Jonathan Angel: "Saved by the Bell: The New Class," Saturdays, 10 a.m. NBC. Will Friedle: "Boy Meets World," Fridays, 8:30 p.m. ABC. William James Jones: "California Dreams," Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. NBC. David Lascher: Formerly of "Blossom" and in the upcoming NBC movie "Foster's Field Trip." Rider Strong: "Boy Meets World," Fridays, 8:30 p.m. ABC. Christian Oliver (Starting in the fall): "Saved by the Bell: The New Class," Saturdays, 10 a.m. NBC.
November 19, 2004 |
Troubled rapper O.D.B., in a coffin surrounded by red and white flowers, was remembered by family and friends at a Harlem church where the focus was on the positives in his life. "He just loved life," said his father, William Jones, a retired New York City Transit employee who now lives in Newport News, Va. He said he had last spoken to his son, born Russell Jones, about three weeks ago. Jones, 35, collapsed and died Saturday inside a Manhattan recording studio.