April 4, 1985 |
Louisiana Tech's Andy Russo was named basketball coach at the University of Washington Wednesday, concluding a yearlong search by the school for a successor to Marv Harshman. Harshman, 67, is retiring after 40 years as a head coach at Pacific Lutheran, Washington State and Washington, leaving college basketball as the seventh winningest coach with a career record of 642-448.
February 8, 1996 |
For those who love--really love--cheese, Chef Andy Lo Russo's "Romancing the Ricotta" demonstration and lunch at Ojai's Amestoy House Cooking School on Sunday could be just the Valentine's week treat. Lo Russo will show how to prepare ricotta Rossini, dolce con ricotta, penne pasta Tetrazzini, ricotta garlic bread and other ricotta dishes. Guests will get to taste his creations for lunch.
September 17, 1992 |
Ojai musician Andy LoRusso got in touch with his Sicilian roots about a year ago. That's when everything started to click. The man who used to make jazz and pop recordings for Epic Records now is a full-fledged Italian tenor--and an operatic one to boot. He will bring his repertoire of classical arias, including works by Verdi and Donizetti, and Neapolitan love songs, such as "O Sole Mio," to the Side Street Cafe in Los Olivos on Friday night.
February 13, 1997 |
For many romantics, an Italian gourmet meal with Italian love songs playing in the background would be an ideal way to spend Valentine's Day. For Andy Lo Russo, it would be an ideal way to spend just about any day. But then Lo Russo not only can prepare that gourmet meal, he also can sing those melodies of love. The Santa Barbara resident made a name for himself in 1993 by publishing "Sing and Cook Italian," a combined cookbook and audiotape guide for wannabe singing chefs.
March 10, 1989 |
Washington, already devoured twice by UCLA this season, will be served up to the Bruins again at 9 tonight in the quarterfinals of the Pacific 10 Conference basketball tournament at the Forum. That's bad news for Washington Coach Andy Russo, whose job is thought to be in jeopardy. UCLA (19-8) isn't the only team that has carved up the Huskies.