July 27, 1990 |
Sunnyvale Mayor Brian O'Toole was charged Thursday with molesting a boy under the age of 14. O'Toole, 34, allegedly molested the boy between September, 1983, and January, 1989, Santa Clara County Dist. Atty. Alan Nudelman said. "The acts underlaying the charges include fondling and oral copulation," he said. Owner of an insurance business, O'Toole was elected to the City Council in 1983.
March 24, 1985 |
A woman who was sterilized has reportedly filed a "wrongful pregnancy" claim seeking the entire cost of rearing her 3-year-old daughter, it was reported. KellyAnne Marie O'Toole was born in November, 1981, two months after her parents, Brian and Susanne O'Toole, filed a malpractice claim against the doctors who performed the sterilization and the hospital where it was done, the New York Times reported in today's editions.
September 11, 1994 |
Glendale College saved the game, and probably its sanity, when a two-point conversion attempt by Citrus failed, preserving a 28-26 victory for the Vaqueros Saturday at Citrus Stadium. That was one of the few times the Citrus passing combination of Gabe Agredano and J.J. Johnson did not connect, following a 28-yard touchdown catch by Johnson that narrowed Glendale's lead to two points with 2:38 to play.
October 14, 2012 |
The downsizing of Ayn Rand's thousand-page big-ideas novel, begun with last year's sputtering salvo in a planned trilogy, continues with "Atlas Shrugged Part II: The Strike. " A new director is at the helm, and the producers have completely recast the doctrinaire dystopia. If the aim of those changes was to breathe new life into the adaptation, the mission has failed - a detail that's not likely to deter members of the Rand choir who welcome the multiplex preaching. And although many things are in short supply in this manifesto-as-movie (the list begins with momentum and nonawkward acting)
April 15, 2011 |
The tinhorn film version of "Atlas Shrugged" fails to rise even to the level of "eh" suggested by Ayn Rand's title. But with so little going on in cinematic or storytelling terms, we can cut straight to the fascinating tea-stained politics of the thing. Conceived as the first of a proposed three-part series, director Paul Johansson's movie is the work of true believers in Rand's pet theory known as Objectivism, which can be described as "Us? There is no 'us'!" In Rand's worldview, it is me-time, all the time.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 10, 2003 |
As the nation's Roman Catholic priests take stock of more than a year of sexual abuse scandal, Bishop Raymond J. Boland seemed to capture the mood with a story about a gray-haired old man looking in the mirror. "Inside every older person there's a young person wondering what happened," Boland told the priests gathered for the annual meeting of the National Federation of Priests' Councils. His audience of priests, many of them gray-haired, laughed heartily.