October 27, 1992
Steve Busby, Al Carmichael, Doug DeCinces and Vince Ferragamo will be inducted into the Orange County Sports Hall of Fame tonight during a banquet at the Disneyland Hotel. Ed Arnold, a KTLA-TV Channel 5 sportscaster, will serve as master of ceremonies. In addition to the inductions, there will be four special awards honoring Hank Ives, publisher of the J.C.
April 26, 1992 |
Mike Pawlawski might as well have been taking an examination for the CIA. Instead it was a pre-draft questionnaire from the New York Giants in the form of a personality test. Gary Swan of the San Francisco Chronicle reported that the former California quarterback was asked 487 questions, such as: "Do you like your your carrots crunchy or boiled soft?" and "Do you believe Elvis Presley is dead?"
October 29, 1991
Nine new members of the Orange County Sports Hall of Fame will be inducted tonight during a banquet at the Disneyland Hotel, where Merlin Olsen will serve as master of ceremonies. Bobby Knopp, Bertha Ragan Tickey, Dwight Stones, Bruce Penhall, Shirley Topley, Alex Omalev, Bill Cook, Homer Beatty and Pat McInally will be enshrined. Five others will be recognized with special achievement awards.
May 6, 1985
President Reagan's visit to Bitburg Cemetery in West Germany sparked several protests in Los Angeles Sunday, including a ceremony at the Veterans Cemetery in Westwood and a mock funeral procession to the steps of a Bel-Air church. About 400 veterans, Holocaust survivors and relatives led by U.S. Rep. Mel Levine (D-Santa Monica) and Assemblyman Gray Davis (D-Los Angeles) gathered at the Sawtelle Veterans Cemetery for services timed to coincide with the one in Germany.
December 5, 1993
Membership in the Orange County Sports Hall of Fame will grow to 67 today when six men are inducted in a ceremony beginning at 11 a.m. outside of the new Hall of Fame museum adjacent to Gate 6 at Anaheim Stadium. Major League Baseball's Bert Blyleven and Gary Carter, community college football coaching legend Hal Sherbeck, former football stars Ray Willsey and Jerry Shipkey and former standout track athlete and coach Maurice (Red) Guyer compose the Hall's 13th class.
April 26, 1993
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May 18, 1995
The Rev. Michael H. Wenning, pastor of a 1,400-member church in Laguna Hills for nine years, has been named as the likely successor to Rev. Donn Moomaw at Bel Air Presbyterian Church. The pastor nominating committee of the church on Mulholland Drive in Encino said that Wenning (pronounced Venning ) was its unanimous choice to succeed Moomaw, who resigned two years ago. In keeping with Presbyterian custom, Wenning will preach June 4 at Bel Air Presbyterian's 9:30 and 11 a.m.
August 15, 1987 |
A group of Presbyterians urged President Reagan, in a White House meeting this week, to support the preliminary peace accord recently signed by the presidents of the five Central American nations and to talk directly with any leader of the region, particularly President Daniel Ortega of Nicaragua. "We felt that in dialogue, there is more chance for understanding and reconciliation," said the Rev. Donn Moomaw, senior pastor of Bel Air Presbyterian Church.
December 12, 1998 |
After a season that began with high hopes in Westwood that Cade McNown would become UCLA's second Heisman Trophy winner, Texas running back Ricky Williams is the overwhelming favorite to walk away with the award today. Williams is expected to be called to the podium at the Downtown Athletic Club in New York after rushing for 2,124 yards this season and breaking Tony Dorsett's NCAA Division I rushing record with 6,279 yards during his career.
April 15, 1990
Don Baylor, Nolan Cromwell, Steve Timmons and Paul Cleary have been elected to the Orange County Hall of Fame. They will be inducted July 19 at the Hall of Fame's 10th banquet at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim. Their induction will increase the Hall's membership to 48. Baylor, a coach with the Milwaukee Brewers, played for the Angels from 1977 through 1982.