May 11, 1989
Fire officials confirmed Wednesday that an early-morning fire that destroyed a kindergarten classroom at Corona Elementary School in Bell was deliberately set. The blaze, which was reported at 1:29 a.m. Tuesday, caused about $250,000 in damage, Los Angeles County Fire Department spokesman Bill Franklin said. "It's of an incendiary origin," Franklin said, when asked if arson was considered the cause of the fire. "It's definitely that." Investigators have not identified any suspects in the fire, Franklin said.
October 9, 1991 |
City Councilman Bill Franklin, a retired Anaheim police captain who calls himself a "middle-of-the-road Eisenhower Republican," set out Tuesday on a long-shot campaign for the U.S. Senate. Franklin told reporters that one reason he decided to make the long jump from Corona City Council to the Senate is that he is too old to begin climbing the political ladder. "I had a feeling that if I ran (for another office) . . .
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 19, 1991 |
Republicans Tom Campbell and Bruce Herschensohn clashed sharply on virtually every issue they discussed Monday in a debate between U.S. Senate candidates that previewed the sort of moderate-conservative divisions that will mark their primary campaigns. Herschensohn, 59, the conservative Los Angeles radio and television commentator, was the early aggressor, using his full four-minute opening statement in an attempt to characterize Campbell as nothing more than a Democratic liberal.
June 28, 2013 |
Let us now praise one of the many legacies that prove that, in addressing its citizens' economic dignity, the America of the Thirties was smarter and more humane than the America of today. The example at hand is the minimum wage law. The federal minimum wage celebrated its 75th birthday last week. The wage was enacted as part of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, which arrived in 1938 just as the New Deal was running out of steam. The landmark measure banned child labor, set the maximum workweek at 44 hours, and imposed a minimum wage of 25 cents an hour.
February 15, 1987
The Dodgers are scheduled to hold their annual public workout and exhibition game with USC at Dodger Stadium today. The workout, which starts at 11:30 a.m., marks the end of the Dodgers' winter practices at Dodger Stadium. The seven-inning game, matching Dodger minor leaguers and the Trojans, is at 1 p.m. Admission is free.