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April 2, 2001 | OFELIA CASILLAS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
At a Sunday birthday celebration honoring Cesar Chavez, his son, Paul, kept in mind what his father often repeated: "The work is longer than the life." "My father understood that his work wouldn't be finished in his lifetime," Paul Chavez recalled. And just as his father's legacy continues the struggle to protect migrant workers, awareness of farm worker issues will continue to grow now that the state on Saturday marked the first official Cesar Chavez Day, Paul Chavez said.
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July 1, 2011 | By Jason Gelt, Special to the Los Angeles Times
Some Southern California communities have scaled back or canceled their July 4 celebrations this year — Marina del Rey and Inglewood have canceled — but the skies over L.A. will still bloom with plenty of colorful explosions when dusk hits Monday. Most of the shows in Los Angeles, Orange, Ventura and Riverside counties are free or inexpensive, but if you're looking for a more elaborate affair and are willing to spend extra money, head to the Hollywood Bowl to see Hall and Oates, or to the Newport Dunes resort, or to the Rose Bowl, where families can experience an all-day food and music celebration finished off by a pyrotechnic display.
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November 9, 2000 | LAURIE K. SCHENDEN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The Southland museums that house fighter planes, Navy vessels and a wealth of arti-facts and information are good destinations this weekend for anyone interested in getting in the spirit of Veterans Day. And two of them--the Museum of Flying in Santa Monica and the March Field Air Museum in Riverside--have special ceremonies planned to honor veterans.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 2, 2001 | OFELIA CASILLAS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
At a Sunday birthday celebration honoring Cesar Chavez, his son, Paul, kept in mind what his father often repeated: "The work is longer than the life." "My father understood that his work wouldn't be finished in his lifetime," Paul Chavez recalled. And just as his father's legacy continues the struggle to protect migrant workers, awareness of farm worker issues will continue to grow now that the state on Saturday marked the first official Cesar Chavez Day, Paul Chavez said.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 1, 2011 | By Jason Gelt, Special to the Los Angeles Times
Some Southern California communities have scaled back or canceled their July 4 celebrations this year — Marina del Rey and Inglewood have canceled — but the skies over L.A. will still bloom with plenty of colorful explosions when dusk hits Monday. Most of the shows in Los Angeles, Orange, Ventura and Riverside counties are free or inexpensive, but if you're looking for a more elaborate affair and are willing to spend extra money, head to the Hollywood Bowl to see Hall and Oates, or to the Newport Dunes resort, or to the Rose Bowl, where families can experience an all-day food and music celebration finished off by a pyrotechnic display.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 17, 1986
Most Buddhists observe the birthday of Siddhartha Gautama Buddha (circa 563-483 BC) in May, except for Japanese Buddhists, whose tradition says April 8 was Buddha's birthday. Other ethnic Buddhist groups regard either May 16 or the day of the full moon in May (May 23 this year) as the birthday, although local Buddhist communities are holding celebrations on different weekends.
NEWS
July 2, 1987
As preparations are made for Fourth of July celebrations, the Southern California Veterinary Medical Assn. has asked pet owners to take special precautions. Association officials said that noise created by exploding fireworks can be not only frightening but dangerous to pets. Sudden, sharp or prolonged noise from fireworks can cause extensive damage to the extremely sensitive ears of most domestic animals, the association said.
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September 11, 1995
Several area events are scheduled to mark Mexican Independence Day and Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month. Among them: * Thursday at 8 a.m. at downtown's Pershing Square, Mayor Richard Riordan and City Council members will launch the local celebration of Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month, proclaimed a national commemoration by President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1968. The ceremony will include the unveiling of the largest book of L.A. history. On Sept.
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November 27, 1988 | ROBERT LAWRENCE BALZER
WHEN IT COMES to wine making, Mendocino County's fine reputation continues to expand. John Parducci's stalwart pioneering of quality wine; the Fetzers; the newcomer, Jepson Vineyards; plus a few small wineries such as Husch, Navarro, Lazy Creek, Handley Cellars, Christine Woods and Greenwood Ridge all are contributing to the growing reputation of Mendocino County and the Anderson Valley in premier wine-making circles.
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April 1, 1996 | ANTONIO OLIVO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The aroma of sizzling kabob and falafel wafted through the William Mason Regional Park here Sunday as more than 30,000 people continued the celebration of the Persian New Year with a barbecue picnic. For 13 days each spring, Iranians throughout the world dance, exchange gifts and feast in honor of Nouruz, or New Day, which starts with the vernal equinox (March 20 this year). According to lore, this equinox marks the day the world was created.
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November 9, 2000 | LAURIE K. SCHENDEN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The Southland museums that house fighter planes, Navy vessels and a wealth of arti-facts and information are good destinations this weekend for anyone interested in getting in the spirit of Veterans Day. And two of them--the Museum of Flying in Santa Monica and the March Field Air Museum in Riverside--have special ceremonies planned to honor veterans.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 6, 2000 | ANN L. KIM, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Christmas trees, lights and decorations still festooning the homes of Armenians are not a sign of procrastination or an unwillingness to let holiday cheer fade. Recent immigrants and American-born Armenians alike will carry on the traditions of their homeland by celebrating Christmas today with religious ceremonies and family feasts. Early Christian churches observed Christmas in early January. In the 4th century, Western Christianity adopted Dec.
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January 6, 2000 | ANN L. KIM and HUGO MARTIN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Many Latinos and Armenian Americans will carry on the traditions of their homeland today by celebrating Christmas and the arrival of the three wise men with religious ceremonies and family feasts. Children in Mexico and many Latin American countries today celebrate el Dia de los Tres Reyes Magos, or the Day of the Three Kings. Families distribute gifts to commemorate the day the three wise men brought gifts to the newborn Christ child.
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