CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 29, 2007 |
The man shot and killed by police Saturday afternoon after reportedly threatening them with a sledgehammer has been identified. Curtis William Jones, 27, of Garden Grove was killed shortly before 1 p.m. Police responded to a call that Jones was acting erratically in a park, Sgt. Bob Bogue said. Jones fled when officers confronted him. After police chased him into the backyard of a house on Volkwood Street, Jones grabbed a sledgehammer and started swinging at them, Bogue said.
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.