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June 2, 1994 | Anne Michaud, Times staff writer
Allergan Inc. has introduced a new one-bottle disinfection system for contact lenses and, with it, what the company says is its biggest promotional campaign to date. The Irvine-based company said Wednesday that the campaign will be aimed at consumers as well as eye-care professionals, but it would give no details. Wesley-Jessen, a division of Schering-Plough, is a partner in the promotion.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 10, 1994
A high school English teacher who became ill after drinking a soda laced with cleaning fluid will remain in a Palmdale hospital for another night, hospital officials said Saturday. Susan Ennis felt a burning sensation in her throat and then vomited during class Thursday morning at Littlerock High School after she drank from a can of soda.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 9, 1994 | DEAN TAKAHASHI and DEBORA VRANA, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The district attorneys of three Northern California counties have filed a lawsuit against the Orange County makers of Simple Green, a cleaning product advertised as nontoxic, alleging that the product can be hazardous to fish when improperly dumped.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 6, 1993 | BOB ELSTON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Your clothes stink, your books are covered with soot and your car is topped with ashes. Here is a list of things that can be done to rid your home and yourself of the fire and its aftermath. The suggestions are taken from "After the Fire," a pamphlet produced by the Costa Mesa Fire Department. CLOTHING * Smoke odor and soot can sometimes be washed from clothing.
NEWS
October 29, 1993
Your clothes stink, your books are covered with soot and your car is topped with ashes. Here is a list of things that can be done to rid your home and yourself of the fire and its aftermath. The suggestions are taken from "After the Fire," a pamphlet produced by the Costa Mesa Fire Department. For a complete copy, call the fire department at (714) 754-5683. Clothing: * Smoke odor and soot can sometimes be washed from clothing.
BUSINESS
September 18, 1993 | MICHAEL PARRISH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The first U.S. climber to conquer Mt. Everest now aspires to be the Fuller Brush man of environmentalism. Jim Whittaker, who climbed the Himalayan peak in 1963, has launched a direct-sales company to market environmentally benign household products. More than 800 part-time environmentalists/entrepreneurs in Oregon and Washington already preach preservation while they sell cleansers, soaps and toilet paper through Greenway, Whittaker's 2-year-old firm. His next target market: California.
SPORTS
July 29, 1993 | From Staff and Wire Reports
As if the New York Mets don't have enough problems on the field, another off-field incident has marred what is left of their off-field image. After Tuesday night's 4-3 victory over Florida, a player sprayed what appeared to be bleach at a group of reporters in the Met clubhouse. Dave D'Alessandro, who covers the Mets for the Record of Hackensack, N.J., said some of the liquid got on his face. "I was slightly turned with my right ear . . .
NEWS
April 22, 1993 | GARY LIBMAN
The $300 green sweater highlighted her red hair and brought compliments--until the dry cleaner returned it with spots. Then, in trying to remove the blemishes, the cleaner ruined the sweater, Molly-Ann Leikin says. When the cleaner refused many requests to pay for the garment, the Brentwood woman complained to the county Department of Consumer Affairs. About 100 people filed such grievances about dry cleaning last year with the department and the Better Business Bureau of the Southland.
NEWS
February 1, 1993 | CAROL J. WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The president of Bosnia-Herzegovina vowed Sunday that he would never agree to a division of his country that awards "the biggest slaughterhouses of ethnic cleansing" to the Serbian gunmen who carried out the deadly campaign for an "ethnically pure" state. But President Alija Izetbegovic said his refusal to sign a separate cease-fire agreement for Bosnia has to do only with reservations about whether U.N.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 27, 1992
Nine people, including four sheriff's deputies, were hospitalized Saturday after inhaling toxic fumes at the Peter J. Pitchess Honor Rancho in Castaic, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said. The toxic chlorine gas was produced when an inmate mixed bleach with Lime-A-Way, a commercial cleanser used to dissolve water deposits, Deputy Benita Hinojos said. The inmate, whose identity was not released, was part of a kitchen cleanup crew at the North County Correctional Facility.
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