October 23, 2002 |
Cindy Simon seems like a natural today, standing behind a podium in a posh ballroom, talking about business policies like workers' compensation reform and bashing Gov. Gray Davis. But a year ago, she had never made a political speech, and this group -- the Conservative Order for Good Government, open only to registered Republicans -- would not have had her as a member.
July 16, 2007
Regarding your July 9 article, ["Sizing Up Personal Trainers"]: What makes a good trainer is someone like mine: She has never been late in 10 years, she is fun to be with, she makes me laugh with her upbeat manner, and she gets me going when I'd rather lounge on the sofa. Oh, and she also keeps me fit. CINDY SIMON Pacific Palisades
July 22, 1991 |
It went like clockwork. Within two hours, 1,200 invited well-wishers had greeted Cardinal Roger M. Mahony at the Courtyard, Union Station. Some just smiled. Some shook hands. Some curtsied. A few close friends gave him warm hugs. All were personally photographed with Mahony. It was the city's social blessing for the cardinal, elevated from archbishop by Pope John Paul II in Rome last month. Hosts Richard Riordan and Peter and Pam Mullin were never far away.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 30, 2002 |
The California Republican Party, to put it charitably, is currently only half the party that Democrats are. Maybe that's why the GOP thinks it should hold twice as many conventions. Half as effective, meet twice as much. This hasn't been working, clearly. Democrats dominate partisan politics in California, from the governor's office down through the Legislature and the congressional delegation. The GOP resists change, however.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 27, 2002 |
Gray Davis and Bill Simon Jr. clashed at long distance Saturday over personal integrity and the state of California's schools, as the race for governor headed into its final full week of campaigning. Democratic Gov. Davis used a series of appearances before supporters across the Southland to boast of a turnabout in public education and to criticize his Republican rival's failure to vote in several past elections.
December 12, 1991 |
The Los Angeles Music Center Opera dynamos are shaking castanets for an extra benefit--a mid-season gala Jan. 22 to open the opera's first production of Bizet's "Carmen." The gala is expected to make $200,000 to help compensate for the opera's lower take from the Music Center Operating Co.'s reduced budget. Tickets are limited to 450 at $500 each. Chair Jacqui Brandwynne Cotsen and her honorary co-chairs Anna (Mrs.