From 'kiddie parade' to money-making philanthropy, Hawthorne fair marches on. Gerald Faris and What: Hawthorne Community Fair and Parade. and When: Parade is Saturday at 11 a.m. and Fair runs today from 4 to 11 p.m; Saturday and Sunday from noon
to 11 p.m. and Where: Hawthorne Memorial Center, El Segundo Boulevard at Prairie
Avenue. Parade begins at Hawthorne Boulevard and 139th Street and proceeds north to El Segundo Boulevard and then east on El Segundo to Doty Avenue. and Admission: 50 cents for fair, children 12 and under free; parade is
free. and Information: 679-3222 between noon and 5 p.m. through Sunday.
American Legion Playoffs : Soft Touch Effective for Van Nuys AL BRAVO and Encino-Crespi 6, Burbank 5--With two out in the ninth inning, Mark
Maurizi scored the winning run from third base when Burbank catcher Tom Phillips overthrew pitcher James Miljanich. and Maurizi reached first base on a walk and advanced to third on Scott
Barton's single before scoring on the errant throw. and Encino-Crespi tied the score, 5-5, in the eighth on Mark D'Antonio's
single and Greg Barton's double. and Chad Nichols (3-5) scattered nine hits, struck out six and walked five
to eliminate Burbank (18-10) from the playoffs. He was also 1 for 3 at the plate, stole 2 bases and scored 2 runs. Teammate Mark Kurtz was 2 for 4 with a run batted in. and Encino-Crespi (17-11) plays Woodland Hills (West) in a consolation
bracket game today at 3 p.m. at The Master's College. and Chatsworth 12, Reseda 8--Chatsworth scored six runs in the seventh
inning to break open a close game and eliminate Reseda (18-10). and Chatsworth (20-7) shelled three Reseda pitchers for 16 hits--including
Greg Biley's home run--and will play Newhall-Saugus (Santa Clarita) in a consolation bracket game at Birmingham today at 11 a.m.