May 2, 1991 |
When she was just 15, Janis Ian wrote her first hit, "Society's Child." Earlier this week, the singer-songwriter held society's child, a tiny newborn who has been exposed to the deadly AIDS virus. Ian, who lived in Santa Monica until a few years ago, was back in Los Angeles for a concert tonight to benefit a Westside facility that houses babies infected with the acquired immune deficiency syndrome virus or at high risk of infection.
May 5, 1990 |
Here are a few activities that celebrate the 75th annual National Be Kind to Animals Week, which kicks off Sunday. * Pet Parade: Bring your pet or pets (on leashes or in carriers) to the Pet Parade sponsored by the Los Angeles SPCA and KRTH radio Sunday in Century City. The parade will follow the Avenue of the Stars route in front of the ABC Entertainment Complex from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.; check-in time is 11 a.m.
November 8, 1995
Most women, according to the 1995 Virginia Slim Opinion Poll, agree that there is too much pressure for women who are balancing work, marriage and family. The women say employers do not make it easy for women who have children to juggle motherhood and jobs. Then at home, men are not doing their share of the household chores and child care. Surprise, surprise. Events Starting today, the Newport Harbor Art Museum offers "Mommy & Me II" art activities to share with your preschooler (ages 2 1/2-5).
November 13, 1997 |
ENTERTAINMENT Merry Casting, George Bailey: Bill Pullman will play George Bailey in "It's a Wonderful Life--The Radio Play," a live benefit performance on Dec. 8 at the Pasadena Playhouse. Additional cast members include Sally Field, Nathan Lane, Martin Landau, Hal Holbrook, Charles Durning, Joe Mantegna, Christian Slater and Minnie Driver. KCET-TV Channel 28 will tape the performance, airing it on Christmas night as "Merry Christmas, George Bailey."
December 1, 1997
World AIDS Day is usually commemorated in the art world through "A Day Without Art," but this year the theater community has turned the concept around by celebrating the healing power of performance. Here's a list of tonight's activities: ACT UP/Los Angeles' 10th Anniversary Bash (Highways, 1651 18th St., Santa Monica,  660-8587).
April 3, 1994 |
When a group of undergraduate students in a business management class at Loyola Marymount University was given an assignment two months ago to organize a fund-raiser, they thought they had the perfect concept. They decided to set up an AIDS awareness dance at the school, with proceeds going to a Culver City hospice that cares for HIV-positive infants and children with AIDS.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 21, 1989 |
The sprawling five-bedroom house near the border of Los Angeles and Culver City is ideal for children, with its large, fence-enclosed yard providing plenty of room for romping and playing. But a year after the nonprofit group Caring for Babies With AIDS began paying rent on the facility, in hopes of turning it into a group foster home for children with the deadly illness, not one baby has been cared for at the home.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 14, 1990 |
The bureaucratic designation for the five small children Christine and Roosevelt Coleman have taken into their home is "medically fragile." That means the children, all under 3 years old, probably won't live more than another five years because they all have AIDS or AIDS-related illnesses. Perhaps the best luck the children have had in their short lives is that there are foster parents such as the Colemans.