El Toro Marines Hit Saudi Sand as Buildup Continues RICHARD BEENE, TIMES STAFF WRITER: Richard Beene, a Times staff writer and assistant city editor in Orange County, is reporting from Saudi Arabia as part of the U.S. military's Home Town Media Coverage program. During the next three days he will be visiting Marine units from El Toro, Tustin and Camp Pendleton. This is his first report
WAR WATCH : Linkage Would Be Iraqi Victory MEL LEVINE, Mel Levine (D-Santa Monica) is a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee. On Thursday, War Watch will hear from Rep. Anthony C. Beilenson (D-Los Angeles).
Trend Watch A roundup of business developments spotted by other publications. Items were compiled and edited by Grassroots Research, a unit of the San Francisco money management firm RCM Capital Management.