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December 7, 1991 | LAURIE BECKLUND, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A theme park executive known for his champion chili recipe and for helping to bring the London Bridge to Arizona, was accused of sexual harassment in a lawsuit filed Friday by a former administrator in the recreation enterprises department he heads at Warner Bros. Inc. C.V. (Woody) Wood, whose Championship Chili has helped raise millions for charities, was sued in Superior Court by Diane Rappaport, 40, of Beverly Hills. Her lawsuit accuses Wood and Warner Bros.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 7, 1991 | LAURIE BECKLUND, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A theme park executive known for his champion chili recipe and for helping to bring the London Bridge to Arizona, was accused of sexual harassment in a lawsuit filed Friday by a former administrator in the recreation enterprises department he heads at Warner Bros. Inc. C.V. (Woody) Wood, whose Championship Chili has helped raise millions for charities, was sued in Superior Court by Diane Rappaport, 40, of Beverly Hills. Her lawsuit accuses Wood and Warner Bros.
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March 16, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
C.V. (Woody) Wood Jr., who helped select the site for Disneyland, managed the stone-by-stone shipping of London Bridge to Arizona and whose championship chili cook-offs raised millions of dollars for charity, has died of lung cancer. A spokesman for Warner Bros. Recreational Entertainment Division, of which he was president, said he died Saturday at 71. Wood was one of the original employees of Disneyland Inc.
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February 21, 1991 | ROSE DOSTI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
You can take your passion for chili just so far, but C. V. (Woody) Wood, originator of the chili that has been on the menu of the Rangoon Racquet Club in Beverly Hills since 1973, has surpassed the limits. Ask his actress wife, Joanne Dru. She'll tell you: "I'm chili-ed out." And her husband's reaction? "Our chili kitchen (he pronounces it chee-lee) at home cost more than the house. That should tell you something," admits Wood sheepishly. Still, his passion has paid off in more ways than one. C.
FOOD
January 23, 1997 | ROSE DOSTI
DEAR SOS: Some time ago, I asked you to try to obtain Black Angus Restaurant's marvelous chili bean soup. I also kept looking and found an almost perfect match in the Junior League of Albuquerque's "Simply Simpatico" cookbook. It is delicious and, oh, so easy. Here it is. --MRS. F.B. DEAR MRS. F.B.: The soup is wonderful for a chilly chili night. Thanks for looking after all of us chili soup fans.
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