July 12, 1997
A New Zealand teenager, who apparently breached several levels of airport security, stowed away on a United Airlines flight and was apprehended after landing Friday morning at Los Angeles International Airport, authorities said. Kinnear Penman, 16, boarded Flight 842 without a ticket at Auckland and hid in the passenger cabin, New Zealand authorities said. The youth managed to get through at least four levels of security and check-ins, they added. Officers from the U.S.
February 21, 1991 |
On March 22-23, Bust It Records artist M. C. Hammer will perform "Here Comes the Hammer" at a Tokyo stadium called the Big Egg Dome. That's a Deep-Dish With Everything, Extra Lamb and Yogurt Rep. Susan Molinari of Staten Island reports the top request she heard from American troops at the Kuwait front (before the fighting began, anyway) was for American-style pizza. "Let us do what we have to do," they told her, "and get us pizza."
November 24, 1996 |
The Youth Hostel Assn. facilities in New Zealand are the best in the world, according to a YHA survey conducted last year of 9,000 travelers from 10 countries. The 59 YHA New Zealand hostels offer members of affiliated hosteling associations beds for $6.30 to $13.30 per night. Nonmembers are welcome but are charged an additional $2.80 per night. The hostels provide shared accommodations with some twin, double and family rooms available at most locations.
August 25, 1989 |
Australia's domestic airline pilots resigned en masse Thursday after airlines started firing them individually over a pay dispute that has shut down the nation's air services. Desperate travelers thwarted by a shutdown of domestic services were flying 1,200 miles to New Zealand and back just to hop from one Australian city to another. The Australian Federation of Air Pilots delivered the 1,600 resignations to airlines after the companies started taking legal action against individual pilots.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 2, 1992 |
The recession has forced businesses to rethink how they operate and what products and services they offer. Orange County must do the same. The recessionary 1990s means thinking about a return to core county services which cannot effectively be supplied by other levels of government or private industry. In making that evaluation, the county should look at all the assets that it holds and ask two questions: Can those assets deliver a higher value of services under private management?