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June 22, 2000 | SARAH TORRIBIO-BOND
The Center for the Improvement of Child Caring will received a $300,000 grant from the Los Angeles County Proposition 10 Commission to expand education programs for parents and child-care professionals. Proposition 10, approved by state voters in 1998, levies a 50-cent tax on cigarettes to be used for early childhood development programs. "The new grant enables us to bring the best parenting education programs and materials into child-care and family day-care centers," said Kerby T.
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NEWS
June 9, 1987 | From Reuters
Nancy Reagan talked today about the 1981 assassination attempt against her husband with the widow of Sweden's slain Prime Minister Olof Palme, who was never invited to the White House. "I offered her my personal condolences," Mrs. Reagan told reporters after a 30-minute meeting with Lisbet Palme at the office of Prime Minister Ingvar Carlsson. The Palmes were walking home unguarded through central Stockholm on Feb.
BOOKS
January 17, 1999
Joelle Dumas, educator: "Summerhill: A Radical Approach to Child Rearing" by A.S. Neill (Hart). "A.S. Neill was the child psychologist who started the famous Summerhill School in mid-century England. His was a simple philosophy of pure love and freedom for children." **** Cathryn Shin, public defender: "Siddhartha" by Hermann Hesse (Bantam). "Hesse takes his reader on a beautiful and sometimes painful journey of self-realization.
NEWS
November 19, 1997 | From Associated Press
The FBI joined a police search Tuesday for a child psychologist suspected of killing his 25-year-old girlfriend in his suburban townhouse, then abandoning their 18-month-old son in an industrial area 90 miles away. Folsom police said there was a history of domestic violence between James Dewayne Nivette, 54, and Gina Barnett, whose bullet-ridden body was found at Nivette's home in a quiet, wooded cul-de-sac about 12:40 a.m. Tuesday.
NEWS
June 3, 1998
La Habra High 801 Highlander Ave. La Habra 90631 (562) 905-0906 * Enrollment: 1,700 * Established: 1954 * Team name: The Highlanders * Newspaper: Scotch Tape * Principal: Jim Robinson * Student president: Eilene Cruz * Valedictorian: Chris Oronico * Famous alumni: "Mad About You" actress Ann Ramsay; opera singer Jeannine Altmeyer * Winning moments: Heritage of the Americas Program received California Golden Bell award from California School Board Assn.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 24, 1989 | CHARISSE JONES, Times Staff Writer
"I do it for me I have the right to say no I live for now Life is not a movie . " --Rebecca Schaeffer Untitled Poem, July, 1989 Slain actress Rebecca Schaeffer was eulogized here Sunday as "a precious gift--a gift that was snatched back, but one that will give us extraordinary memories." Rabbi Joshua Stampfer told the 200 mourners at Ahavai Sholom Cemetery's small chapel that Schaeffer "brought in her short life more joy to more people than most of us achieve in a lifetime."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 31, 2009 | Maura Dolan
Michael Jackson's mother will retain custody of his children, and the biological mother of the two elder children will visit and maintain her legal parental rights under an agreement reached by both sides, lawyers said Thursday. Katherine Jackson, 79, the late pop icon's mother, and Deborah Rowe, 50, who bore Jackson's two older children, also agreed to mutually hire a child psychologist to advise them on how, when and where Rowe's visits should take place, lawyers for Jackson and Rowe said.
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March 22, 2005 | From a Times Staff Writer
A psychologist testified Monday at Michael Jackson's child-molestation trial that it was common for sexually abused children to get details of their abuse wrong and to conceal it, sometimes for decades. Prosecutors put Dr. Anthony Urquiza, a child psychologist from Sacramento, on the stand as they sought to explain to the jury why Jackson's young accuser had given different accounts of the alleged molestation at different times.
BOOKS
September 15, 1985
Mademoiselle: Conversations With Nadia Boulanger, Bruno Monsaingeon, translated by Robyn Marsack (Carcanet). While "the public at large may not have known her all that well," Boulanger's one-woman school in Paris "made a decisive impact on several generations of important 20th-Century composers." This is "a poignant testament to an extraordinary, and extraordinarily influential, mind" (Martin Bernheimer). Martina, Martina Navratilova with George Vecsey (Knopf).
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June 19, 1994 | EILEEN OGINTZ, Ogintz is author of "Taking the Kids to the Great Southwest" (HarperCollins West, $9.95). Taking the Kids appears weekly.
They skipped the ghost stories and old camp songs. Instead, the 8-year-old Girl Scouts opted for tales about their families as they sat in the deepening twilight around the campfire. "Me next!" they begged for another turn. The stories came tumbling out: the one about the soggy camping trip, the way a brother always hid under restaurant tables when he was a baby and the little sister who never failed to get carsick.
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