September 20, 1987 |
ONE RECENT EVENING 40 Los Angeles residents in the throes of young success were invited to an elegant cocktail party at the Regency Club. Though many older members of the city's corporate establishment had been relegated to a waiting list, officials of the elite 6-year-old club had carefully culled an assortment of rising functionaries of the city's professional firms and invited them to the antique-lined clubhouse 18 stories above the corner of Wilshire and Westwood. "You ever been here before?"
October 7, 1991 |
Swedlin's Own: One of Creative Artists Agency's top agents, Rosalie Swedlin, will leave the agency to establish an independent film production unit at Universal Pictures, it was announced Sunday. Swedlin's new company will provide three or four movies per year for Universal. Swedlin has been at CAA since 1981; last year she was named co-head of the agency's motion picture department.
March 4, 1994 |
Here are some key dates in the life of the Olympic Auditorium, which will reopen Saturday. * 1924: Jack Doyle, with the help of the Los Angeles Olympic committee for the 1932 Games, builds the Olympic Auditorium. Boxing great Jack Dempsey is on hand for the dedication. * Jan. 13, 1925: The first major card is a Jan. 13, 1925, flyweight bout in which Jimmy McLarnin takes a 10-round decision over Fidel LaBarba.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 28, 1992 |
A 13-year-old Poway girl was killed Sunday afternoon when she was thrown from a van that turned over after being broadsided by a driver who ran a red light, San Diego police said. Aubree Nelson, 13, was taken to the hospital by helicopter about 2 p.m. after she was ejected from the van as it rolled over at the off-ramp from southbound Interstate 15 to Ted Williams Parkway in Rancho Bernardo. She died of massive head injuries at 7 p.m., Children's Hospital officials said.
September 3, 1985 |
General Motors Corp. will recall 454,000 Chevrolet Chevettes and Pontiac T-1000 subcompacts from the 1981 model year to fix corroding pollution control equipment, the Environmental Protection Agency announced today. In Detroit, Volkswagen of America Inc. recalled 105,000 VW and Audi cars for faulty brake hoses that can crack and leak fluid, leading to partial loss of the brakes.
June 1, 1987
Israeli emigration activists said that 871 Jews were allowed to leave the Soviet Union in May, the largest one-month total since 1981--a year in which 9,447 Jews left the Soviet Union. But Israel radio said that only 224 of the emigres chose to come to Israel, while the others went to various Western countries.