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Mira Gonzalez[edit]

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Non-notable person does not pass WP:BIO. The only source from an established publication (ie, not some unknown indie-zine) focused solely on the subject is the VICE article, which seems to be a transfusion of satirical fiction and immersion journalism. felt_friend 04:12, 13 July 2014 (UTC)

  • Delete per nom. Validatrium (talk) 04:19, 13 July 2014 (UTC) - Sockpuppet of User:Don't Feed the Zords. Tiptoety talk 05:18, 13 July 2014 (UTC)
  • Keep as notable poet. –Davey2010(talk) 04:25, 13 July 2014 (UTC)
  • Delete: A young artist early in her career. If she achieves notability, an article can be re-created, but as it stands, she doesn't pass the relevant notability guideline, when one looks at the sources in the article. Soccermom47 (talk) 04:40, 13 July 2014 (UTC)

Brazil 0-3 Netherlands (2014 FIFA World Cup)[edit]

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This is not a notable match. Unlike Brazil v Germany (2014 FIFA World Cup), which was an historic game, the only coverage of this match is routine sports coverage. As far as I know third place WC games are not presumed notable. Tchaliburton (talk) 03:01, 13 July 2014 (UTC) Tchaliburton (talk) 03:01, 13 July 2014 (UTC)

Silas Hathaway[edit]

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No evidence of notability per WP:MILPEOPLE (Staff sergeant is not a flag or general officer), and apparent failure to meet WP:BASIC and WP:ANYBIO: the only reliable source is a single article in a local publication, not multiple published works, and that source does not address any of the child actor claims. ALL connections between the subject and the Chaplin film are based on primary sources or unreliable sources, which, even if in fact true, are violations of WP:BLPSPS and WP:BLPPRIMARY until substantiated by reliable sources. If no reliable sources have promoted the "notable" fact that Hathaway had a minor role as an infant in a well-known film, than primary sources (autographs) cannot be used to establish notability. It is not the place for Wikipedia editors or film fans to promote that which has never been reliably published- that is original research, and runs the risk of building the Frankensten. Furthermore, even assuming the film connection is true, WP:ONEEVENT may apply. Any possible claims of notability per WP:NACTOR need high quality, reliable, secondary sources. --Animalparty-- (talk) 02:40, 13 July 2014 (UTC)

  • Delete Many thanks to him for his military service, but wounds as such do not entitle one to a Wikipedia article any more than does appearing as a baby in one film. Fails WP:BIO. Edison (talk) 03:14, 13 July 2014 (UTC)

*Delete per above. Hard sounds familiar to me. Zyzzy111 (talk) 04:09, 13 July 2014 (UTC) Blocked sockpuppet. Tiptoety talk 05:44, 13 July 2014 (UTC)

  • Comment. The Desert Sun piece is certainly a good source, local to Palm Springs, though, contributing incrementally to WP:GNG. I found another such source, a biographical piece on Hathaway in a newspaper, this time The Catalina Islander, the local paper of Hathaway's hometown, Avalon, on Catalina Island. The piece was titled, "Silas Hathaway is a man of many talents". So there are two local biographical pieces, but the area widens to the region of Southern California because the two papers are not very near each other.
More stuff that I found:
  • Yes, Silas was the infant who appeared in Chaplin's The Kid, playing the younger version of the Kid.[1][2][3] Film historian Jeffrey Vance writes that The Kid was filmed from July 31, 1919, to July 30, 1920, with some post-production work completed on December 29, 1920. The film was released on January 21, 1921, in NYC at Carnegie Hall. The filming dates correspond to Hathaway being in the range of 4–16 months old.
  • While attending Avalon High School in the 1930s, Hathaway served for a time as a reporter and then the assistant editor at the school paper, The High School Sugar Loaf.[4][5]
  • During high school in 1934, Hathaway played left guard on the football team.[6] He played fullback in '37.[7]
  • During high school in 1934–35, Hathaway served as the 9th grade class president.[8]
  • During high school in 1936–37, Hathaway lettered in football.[9][10] He was also a letterman in 1937–38.[11] The school paper's gossip column called him "Silas 'Man-about-town' Hathaway".
  • In early 1937, Hathaway made a diving helmet in shop class.[12] Later that year he made a paddle board.[13]
  • Hathaway's father, also named Silas M. Hathaway,[14] killed himself in early February 1938 because he was gravely ill. He had been a city councilman in Avalon, and the proprietor of the Glenmore Hotel. He shot himself in the Angelus Hotel in Los Angeles.[15] The announcement of the memorial service says that the father was survived by his wife Bonnie Louise Hathaway, by his son Silas Merrie Hathaway, Jr., his daughter Virginia Louise Hathaway, and by his two sisters.[16]
  • In May 1952, Hathaway was in charge of ways and means at the Costa Mesa PTA.[17]
So with all this routine local stuff which doesn't count for much, and the two in-depth newspaper pieces but from far-apart local papers, I'm on the fence about this biography. I'd like to see even one in-depth piece connect the dots and tell us that the adult WWII mechanic, rancher, nurseryman, landscape contractor, taxidermist and fisherman was also the baby Kid. Binksternet (talk) 05:38, 13 July 2014 (UTC)

Julio Tavarez[edit]

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WP:BLP of a politician, "notable" only as a city councillor in a city not large enough to confer notability on its city councillors under WP:POLITICIAN. In addition, the article is sourced exclusively to primary sources, with not a shred of reliable source coverage being cited as evidence of his notability. Delete. Bearcat (talk) 02:02, 13 July 2014 (UTC)

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  • Delete City council members from Patterson are not notable as such.John Pack Lambert (talk) 02:28, 13 July 2014 (UTC)
  • Delete per above - No evidence of notability. –Davey2010(talk) 04:28, 13 July 2014 (UTC)

Autism Research Institute[edit]

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Fails WP:ORG. There are, as far as I can tell, a grand total of three articles [18][19][20] in what could be considered reliable sources about the institute, and all three are in relation to negative issues with chelation therapy. There is simply no significant independent coverage of the subject. The article seems to have been created as a kind of attack page and reverse WP:GREATWRONGS, which makes it unsuitable for inclusion at best. As a disclaimer, I initially looked into this as a request from an editor with COI, I attempted to fix it rather than delete it, but gave up after realizing that I was getting nowhere and in any case my search for sources and information seemed to turn up nothing that could salvage it. §FreeRangeFrogcroak 01:43, 13 July 2014 (UTC)

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  • Keep Covereage fairly substantial here (major investigative newspaper story). Discussed fairly extensively in Gil Eyal (2013). The Autism Matrix. John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 9780745656403.  Listed by Quackwatch here, mentioned on ScienceBlogs here, here, here, here and here. Popular Autism Research Institute conferences mentioned here. In Lisa A. Kurtz (2008). Understanding Controversial Therapies for Children with Autism, Attention Deficit Disorder, and Other Learning Disabilities: A Guide to Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Jessica Kingsley Publishers. p. 126. ISBN 9781846427619.  Substantial discussion in, Kaushik Sunder Rajan (2012). Lively Capital: Biotechnologies, Ethics, and Governance in Global Markets. Duke University Press. pp. 361–. ISBN 0822348314.  Discussed in, Mitzi Waltz (2003). Pervasive Developmental Disorders: Diagnosis, Options, and Answers. Future Horizons. pp. 156, 293 etc. ISBN 9781932565003.  and in Lynn M. Hamilton (2009). Facing Autism: Giving Parents Reasons for Hope and Guidance for Help. Doubleday Religious Publishing Group. pp. 67, 306. ISBN 9780307569035.  Mentioned in Chantal Sicile-Kira (2004). Autism Spectrum Disorders: The Complete Guide to Understanding Autism, Asperger's Syndrome, Pervasive Developmental Disorder, and Other ASDs. Penguin. p. 127. ISBN 9780399530470.  Discussed in Chloe Silverman (2011). Understanding Autism: Parents, Doctors, and the History of a Disorder. Princeton University Press. pp. 291–. ISBN 1400840392. . Description of DAN! certification in, Seth Mnookin (2012). The Panic Virus: The True Story Behind the Vaccine-Autism Controversy. Simon and Schuster. p. 264. ISBN 9781439158654.  Multiple books refer to this organization some with discussion, many books include citations to publications by this organization. Some of the publications of the organization are cited by authors in journal articles etc. Frequent mentions of DAN! protocol or certification in discussions of or websites of doctors. That ought to be enough to qualify as notable.

It would seem someone with COI wanted to remove all negative discussion of the treatments advocated by this organization and failing that would like to see the article go away. - - MrBill3 (talk) 03:01, 13 July 2014 (UTC)

  • Delete per nom - Non notable institute. –Davey2010(talk) 04:27, 13 July 2014 (UTC)
  • Keep – Between the institute and the DAN! project there is enough secondary material to satisfy WP:GNG (see MrBill3's list above). The article title might change to "DAN! Project". As an aside, Bernard Rimland might be better merged in too. Alexbrn talk|contribs|COI 05:09, 13 July 2014 (UTC)

A Sectioned Beam[edit]

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Article about an EP. The only sources I could find was the one in the article, which fails WP:RS, and two short blubs in Spin magazine. The EP is not a subject of significant coverage in reliable sources that are independent of the subject, thus ir fails WP:NALBUMS (and WP:GNG). I propose that the title be redirected to the artist article. - MrX 01:33, 13 July 2014 (UTC)

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The Zilis[edit]

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Article about a band whose only substantive claim of notability is winning a local music award in their own hometown — which is not a claim that gets a band past WP:NMUSIC all by itself. Further, the only cited sources are two blurbs about the band in the local alt-weekly newspaper in their own hometown, which is not sufficient coverage to even get them past WP:GNG either. I'm willing to withdraw this if the sourcing and notability claim can be suitably beefed up, but in this condition the article has to be deleted. Bearcat (talk) 00:49, 13 July 2014 (UTC)

Markus Schirmer[edit]

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I tried to salvage this article, but the more I checked for sources, the more I realized that the subject's notability consists almost entirely of press releases, trivial mentions and mini biographies based on this six year old article. It looks like the article was originally based on the subject's PR biography and some unsourced content. Over the years, mirrors sites have picked up and repeated the Wikipedia article almost verbatim. Fails WP:MUSICBIO. - MrX 00:16, 13 July 2014 (UTC)

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  • Comment – Based on the nominator's comments above, removing the subject's career events from his article as copyright violation seems unjustified. Subsequently nominating the article, now devoid of many noteworthy elements, for deletion seems pointy. Searching for reliable sources would have been more constructive. I suggest to restore the article to its earlier version for a more informed discussion. -- Michael Bednarek (talk) 02:49, 13 July 2014 (UTC)
The deletion nomination is valid with or without the content that was removed. Also, as I stated in the nomination, "I checked for sources". Some of the content that I removed was unsourced, resume-like detail and some was copy-pasted paragraphs from the subject's PR bio. They were removed for different reasons, which I attempted to explain in the edit summary. You're free to restore any of the article content if you can find reliable sources (per WP:BLP) and are willing to rewrite some of it to remove the copyright violations (per WP:COPYVIO).- MrX 03:07, 13 July 2014 (UTC)