April 2, 1999 |
This is what we are missing by not having a Division I hockey program in Southern California: * A fast-paced, open game that puts NHL goonery and neutral-zone thuggery to shame. A game with fewer TV timeouts, fewer offside and icing calls and better flow than most NHL contests.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 2, 1997 |
Woodbury University celebrated its 113th anniversary Wednesday and its 10th anniversary in Burbank with a score of speeches and a display of historic memorabilia, including a handful of classic automobiles. The school, which specializes in business and design studies, is the third-oldest private institution of higher education in Southern California. "It's very exciting," said Stella Atkinson, director of development at the school.
September 1, 1997 |
When Christopher Bonnstetter turned 14, he created his first video game. At 16, he unleashed his first cyber-superhero for a student film. At 18, right after his high school diploma arrived in the mail, Bonnstetter landed an entry-level digital animation job at Boss Film Studios Inc., a visual effects house in Marina del Rey. "The opportunities were too great to waste four years at art school," said Bonnstetter, now 21 and earning a high five-figure salary.
May 16, 1997 |
FORMAT: Double-elimination tournament * WHERE: Rancho Santiago and Saddleback colleges * WHEN: Today, Saturday and Sunday. Games begin at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. today and Saturday, and at 11 a.m. Sunday. If necessary, Game 4 begins 30 minutes after conclusion of Sunday's first game. * WHAT'S NEXT: Winners advance to the state tournament, May 24-26 in Fresno. * TICKETS: $5 for adults and $3 for seniors and children under 12. THE MATCHUPS * Cypress (25-10-1) vs.
October 18, 1996
The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded a $750,000 grant to train dislocated workers in Orange and Los Angeles counties for multimedia jobs in such areas as entertainment, education and advertising. The program, which will be implemented by the North Orange County Community College District and other colleges in the Southland, includes course work, internships and job placement. The one-year program is expected to help 60 workers. The first course will begin in early January.
October 2, 1996 |
When South Korea's President Kim Young Sam flew to Los Angeles recently, Yang Ho Cho, president of Korean Air Lines, accompanied him and took the opportunity to visit old friends at USC, where Cho earned his master's in business administration in 1979. When China's 26 universities started offering MBA programs last year, they reached out for help to UCLA and UC Irvine, which now are working jointly to help Chinese professors get up to speed on the teaching of graduate-level business courses.