June 24, 1988 |
It is only his second call of the morning, but Bob Farmer, chief treasure-hunter for soon-to-be Democratic presidential nominee Michael S. Dukakis, has hit pay dirt again. "You'll give $100,000?" Farmer says happily into the phone. "That's terrific! That's terrific! You're a great American." That afternoon, Farmer jets to Manhattan with Dukakis for cocktails at Steven Ross' East Side duplex.
October 11, 1990
Enjoyed your article on doughnuts. But are all the places you talked about really good enough to be mentioned in the same breath as Bob's in Farmer's Market? I mean, there are doughnuts, and there is Bob's. The best other place I know of that you didn't mention is the Donut Factory on Burbank Boulevard and Hazeltine Avenue in Van Nuys. CHARLES J. THOMAS, North Hollywood
September 14, 1990 |
Sophomore running back Jamal Farmer has been suspended indefinitely by Hawaii Coach Bob Wagner. Farmer, the team's leading rusher last season, was suspended for repeatedly missing practices, and for conduct unbecoming a Hawaii athlete, according to Honolulu television station KGMB.
September 13, 1990 |
Sophomore running back Jamal Farmer has been suspended indefinitely by Hawaii coach Bob Wagner. Farmer, the team's leading rusher last season, was suspended for repeatedly missing practices and for conduct unbecoming a Hawaii athlete, according to a report from Honolulu television station KGMB. Farmer was suspended for one game last season for what Wagner at the time called "chronic" irresponsibility for missing or coming late to team meetings.
November 30, 2000
* Jenna Ainsworth, a midfielder and forward who helped Westlake win two consecutive Marmonte League titles, has committed to Pepperdine. Ainsworth is on the Olympic development state team and was all-league last season. SOFTBALL * Pitcher Nichole Rawson of Highland High has signed with Marist, a Division I school in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Rawson was a second-team All-Valley selection by The Times last season, when she was 17-7 with a 0.76 earned-run average and batted .321.
July 21, 1988 |
Scratch "Happy Days Are Here Again" as the Democratic theme song. Instead, strike up "We're in the Money." Stealing a page from Republicans, Democrats have money playing a major role at this convention as the Michael S. Dukakis fund-raising machine mobilizes to raise $50 million for the fall campaign. The convention features no actual check-writing events.