CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 6, 1991 |
Before Desert Storm and Desert Shield, it had become fashionable in some circles to predict the receding importance of military power, and its replacement by economic power, in the hierarchy of global policy instruments. Saddam Hussein's invasion of Kuwait and the successful prosecution of the U.S-led war effort silenced the rhetoric about the obsolescence of military power.
March 4, 1991 |
It is 5:45 a.m. on Inglewood Avenue in Hawthorne and Christine is preparing for a grueling 12-hour day during which she will sort through trash, seeking to supplement a meager welfare check. As the headlights of her battered Ford Escort pick up the shapes along the curbside, her practiced eye catches sight of an odd-sized bulge in a trash bag and she jams on the brakes. Dashing to the curb, she peers into the bag and reaches deep inside.
June 3, 2008
Re "Sacred pots tie up taxes," column, May 29 I would like to offer a few points of clarification that went unsaid in George Skelton's column. Taking money away from First 5 would leave many of the families who are most vulnerable to the state's budget cuts without crucial resources. Last year alone, First 5 provided 2.7 million Californians with services that will benefit young children throughout their lifetimes, including health insurance, high-quality preschool, early health screenings and oral healthcare.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 25, 1994 |
A girls soccer coach broke into the homes of teen-age players to steal their underwear, police said Tuesday. Luis Castellanos, 19, was ordered to appear June 8 in Pasadena Superior Court for arraignment on seven felony counts of residential burglary and 12 counts of receiving stolen property after a Tuesday hearing in Glendale Municipal Court. Castellanos, who has pleaded not guilty, is being held at the Los Angeles County Jail in lieu of $100,000 bail.
September 27, 1987
The Times on Monday launches a major expansion of the Business section. With two additional pages of space for news and features every day, the expansion will permit more complete coverage, particularly of business in Southern California, and allow greater use of graphics.
May 10, 1996 |
Dan Dorfman, the controversial business journalist whose reports appear on the CNBC cable network, has suffered a mild stroke, the business network said Thursday. CNBC said Dorfman was taken ill Tuesday afternoon and has been hospitalized but that his prognosis is excellent and he is expected to recover fully. In a statement, the network quoted the 64-year-old commentator as saying he is "alert, mobile and feeling very well." "He sounded fine.