August 19, 2002 |
In a field near Salinas, two teams of workers move through the muddy rows behind harvesters on a recent morning, scooping up heads of lettuce, peeling off the bushy outer leaves and chopping off their stumpy bottoms. Both are picking iceberg lettuce for their employer, Dole Fresh Vegetables Inc.
March 25, 1987 |
Evangelist Marvin Gorman filed a $90-million lawsuit Tuesday accusing fellow evangelist Jimmy Swaggart of trying to bankrupt Gorman's television ministry by spreading tales of sexual misconduct. Gorman said in the lawsuit filed in state District Court that he committed "an immoral act" with a woman in 1979. But he said he had repented and felt he was forgiven by God.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 24, 1998 |
The Los Angeles city attorney's office filed a criminal complaint Monday against a Tarzana man accused of selling illegal cable converter boxes on the Internet. Peter Mulder Johnston, 43, could face a maximum sentence of one year in jail and a $250,000 fine if convicted. Arraignment is scheduled for March 11. The city attorney's office alleges Johnston offered the "black boxes" on the World Wide Web, using the name "The Original Cable Guy."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 14, 1998 |
In a strong expression of support for building the next generation of military jets at Palmdale's Plant 42, California's entire congressional delegation has signed a letter asking the Department of Defense to compare production costs there with costs at any other facility. The contract to build the Joint Strike Fighter could be worth up to $750 billion over 25 years and is expected to generate thousands of new jobs in the region where it is built. The Oct.
March 6, 1992 |
Kathleen Metzger, whose white supremacist husband, Tom Metzger, was released from jail to be at her deathbed, died Wednesday at Fallbrook Hospital with him and four of her six children at her side. She was 49.