CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 10, 1999 |
Two of them were in love and had just started to talk about getting married. One enjoyed playing basketball and shooting pool and was about to join the Air Force. Another had already enlisted in the Navy. And yet another, a bit older than his friends, left behind four brothers and sisters, including one younger brother who was with him when he died.
August 19, 1998 |
Dillard's Inc., the country's third-largest department store chain, will open its first store in Southern California next year. More branches will follow the one in Palmdale, a company representative said Tuesday. The mid-priced retailer will set up shop in a new building at Antelope Valley Mall, said Dillard's spokeswoman Julie Bull. She declined to say how many other stores Dillard's plans to open in Southern California or where they might be located, but acknowledged there will be more.
June 27, 1997 |
When life delivered an on-side kick to Brent Newcomb nearly three months ago, he was caught looking--in the wrong direction. The veteran football coach at Antelope Valley High readily acknowledges that his reluctance to seek immediate medical help on the morning of April 3 was a near-fatal mistake. Newcomb thought he had heartburn. Instead, he was suffering a heart attack. "I was kind of in denial," said Newcomb, who was stricken at 1:30 a.m.
November 16, 1995 |
With more than a month to go until Christmas, Viqui Denman of Agoura Hills is already scouring the region for presents. "I'm on a binge right now," she proclaimed as she browsed through a gift shop at the Northridge Fashion Center. Shoppers like Denman would seem to be good news for area malls. But she also represents a worrisome trend for retailers. Denman is balancing three part-time jobs and feeling uncertain about the future due to a pending divorce.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 2, 1995 |
Halting three years of staffing cuts, Palmdale officials have recommended no further employee layoffs in the proposed 1995-96 budget, which was unveiled Monday. The financial plan calls for $31.2 million in general fund spending to cover day-to-day city operations, such as public safety and parks and recreation programs--up 6.2% from the current fiscal year.