November 20, 1987 |
Steven Bren, the race-car-driving son of Irvine Co. Chairman Donald L. Bren, will celebrate the formal opening of his Newport Auto Center tonight with a gourmet bash at the Newport Beach dealership. Winner of the last two Long Beach Grand Prix races, the sandy-haired bachelor says there's a good chance he will compete in next year's Indianapolis 500. "To win it is my dream," says Bren, 27, who left a position as assistant vice president with the Bren Co.
January 14, 1991 |
She has romped in Morocco with the Kissingers, the Cronkites, La Liz and the late Malcolm Forbes. She has frolicked with Princess Di, Princess Caroline, Ivana Trump, Karl Lagerfeld, et al. She wouldn't miss Swifty Lazar's Spago smash or Walter Annenberg's New Year's Eve splash. She's frightfully rich and even the most established socialites call her "friend." So what's Betsy Bloomingdale doing in a place like this? (Namely, Orange County on Feb.
May 7, 1991 |
Karon Kaelin, a single working mom, said she's learned to keep her household chores to a minimum so she has time for more important things. But she still likes to feel as if things are clean and orderly. One solution: When Kaelin has no time to wash her dirty car, she washes the windows so it looks clean from the inside.
May 5, 1991 |
Management experts call it a glass ceiling--an invisible barrier keeping all but a few women from reaching leadership positions in the nation's leading corporations. Charlene Walker, owner of a Tustin career consulting firm called "Women's Focus," sees the problem in more concrete terms. She points to salary studies of women in 1989 and in 1979 that show no significant increases after inflation is considered. "Women are moving laterally, not upwards," Walker said.
March 19, 1988 |
To the recorded sounds of "Love Will Keep Us Together," "The Wedding Song" and "I Won't Last a Day Without You," 31 women take their seats in a room above a pizza restaurant in El Toro. It's just before 7 on a Monday night and the women are trying to decide whether to sign up for six sessions of a workshop entitled, "Light His Fire."
February 13, 1991 |
Are you strategically prepared for Thursday's Big Day with the perfect gift, one you know will transport your sweetheart into unbridled ecstasy? Or will you whip into your local 7-Eleven on the way home from work for some Red Hots, Beer Nuts and a card that says "I WuvYou"? Have you really considered the latest preferences, styles and whims of your beloved?