July 5, 1987 |
Douglas Danforth, chairman of the board of Westinghouse Corp., took his business sense and a big wallet to a recent auction that lured 500 of the nation's top llama breeders to Nebraska. Danforth plunked down $70,000 for the prize of the bidding, a cocoa-colored, year-old sire named Kid Curry. He also paid $40,000 for a reserve grand champion and purchased three females to add to his herd of 50 llamas.
August 28, 1986 |
Wall Street would not have been much wilder Sunday had battalions of bulls and bevies of bears been allowed to run unimpeded down the pavement. Not, mind you, that Wall Street, but the tiny thoroughfare that bisects the heart of downtown La Jolla and has become the setting of one of the season's liveliest and most ambitious annual parties. Although most participants refer to this romp simply as "the street dance," its official title is "The Off the Wall Street Dance."