CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 12, 1987 |
Officers of the Church of the Open Door said Friday that they have received a quirky, mysterious offer for the "Jesus Saves" building on Hope Street totaling $16 million in cash. Or is it really $23 million? Therein lies the quirk. As for mystery, the question is: Just exactly who is trying to buy the landmark church? Church of the Open Door officials--mindful of their bitter, long-running feud with flamboyant TV evangelist Gene Scott--say they are thus very skeptical of the offer.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 21, 1988 |
The saga of Los Angeles' "Jesus Saves" church--now featuring an ex-con deal maker as well as TV preacher Gene Scott--took another plot turn Wednesday when a city commission refused to extend a demolition moratorium on the downtown landmark. The decision was hailed by the Glendora-based Church of the Open Door, which has been repeatedly frustrated in efforts to sell its old Hope Street home to developers.
January 30, 1988 |
A document that had been sealed in court claims that misconduct by the former top officers of American Savings & Loan cost the thrift more than $400 million, according to a published report. The Monterey Herald reported in a copyrighted story Friday that it had obtained a copy of the company's proof of loss document, which was lodged under seal with Monterey County Superior Court Judge Richard Silver last year. The document was part of a lawsuit between American Savings and hotel developer A.
February 24, 1985 |
The Palm Bay Club, ultra exclusive, is on the north shore of Miami's Biscayne Bay. Next door is the Palm Bay Hotel and spa. It's open to the public. A poor relative of its neighbor but by no means cheap. About $90 will get you a room. For a suite, $150. The club's founder was Mrs. Cornelia V. (Connie) Dinkler. She bought the place, then a yacht club, in 1964.
August 16, 1987 |
From Big Sur to Maui and back to Monterey--that's the travel trail of what has become the world's largest Marine Art Expo. The first annual Monterey Marine Art Expo 87, which opened here Aug. 1 and will continue through Sept. 30, has been drawing so many visitors that it may become an annual attraction like its counterpart on the island of Maui.
February 2, 1986 |
It is a street of memories and ghosts, this place called Cannery Row--a waterfront avenue where John Steinbeck's earthy characters roamed, loved, drank and died in an era of stink, grime and wealth. --Jerry Hulse Fact and fiction blur and overlap on the tough, resilient street John Steinbeck dubbed Cannery Row. The Nobel and Pulitzer laureate called it "a poem, a stink, a grating noise, a quality of light . . .