April 30, 1986
National Bank of La Jolla has promoted Charles F. Farrell to vice president of business development. Also, Ronald A. Cockle was promoted to vice president and office manager of its Kearny Mesa office and Lissa Myers Wilhelm was named vice president of the bank's La Jolla office.
June 9, 1986 |
Two Los Angeles-area men and one Bostonian were held in lieu of $100,000 bail after the seizure of more than $250,000 worth of cocaine in the Mattapan section, police said. "It is the largest amount of 'crack' I have seen since the drug first appeared in the area," Detective Sgt. Gil Griffiths said. He described crack as cocaine with a base additive that is compressed to a smokeable hard substance.
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May 7, 2005 |
Jurors have awarded $3.5 million to the former operators of a Ventura County marina, eight months after a judge ruled that the county illegally took possession of their boating docks. Charles Farrell, one of three plaintiffs to sue the county, said he was thrilled by the jury's decision, reached late Thursday.
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November 8, 1994
Forgive me if I don't join in the celebration regarding Ventura Harbor's renovation that has attracted 17 more long-liners from Florida and Louisiana ("New Jobs Seen With Renovation of Ventura Harbor," Oct. 15). Ventura Harbor desperately needs something to pull them out of their financial woes, but to welcome these long-line fishing boats here with open arms is very short-sighted. They will, no doubt, help the Port District financially in the short run. They will also deplete our offshore fisheries in a few short years as they have done on the East and Gulf coasts.
January 11, 1986 |
Frank Powolny, the 20th Century Fox studio photographer who snapped a famous World War II pinup picture of Betty Grable and took one of the last shots of Marilyn Monroe, has died of a heart attack. The Austrian-born Powolny was 84 when he died Sunday in Valencia, said his wife of 46 years, Peggy. The Newbury Park resident had been visiting his daughter when he was stricken.
November 24, 1993 |
Dorothy Revier, a blond silent screen femme fatale whose soft voice allowed her to make the transition to talkies, starring opposite both Douglas Fairbanks and his namesake son, has died. She was 89. Miss Revier, who lived in West Hollywood, died Friday at Queen of Angels-Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center, film historian Richard Lamparski said Tuesday. Born Doris Velegra in San Francisco, Miss Revier became a professional cabaret dancer by the age of 14.